REF 5811

Freehold Convenience Store with 4 Bedroom Property

Guide Post


Guidepost Convenience Store is situated prominently on the corner next to a pub on a main road running through the village of Guide Post in South East Northumberland, England, about 17 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne. It lies south of the River Wansbeck along with Stakeford.


The shop floor trading area has an open plan sales area fully equipped for the sale of convenience goods, frozen and chilled products, a full range of off licence goods, cigarettes, confectionery and cards. The trading area is re-fitted to good standard, F&Fs include 3.7m closed door fridge unit and 1.5m standing fridge. To the rear is the internal storage area and restroom with hand basin.


The property consists of a four bedroom detached building, brick built under a pitched tile roof. The retail unit and internal storage areas occupy the business premises on the ground floor, with access to the accommodation from the trading area. Accommodation incorporates a living space to the front and living space to the rear, leading through to the kitchen and W.C. Rear door access from the kitchen leads to a private rear courtyard, providing access to the garage and rear driveway. The internal stairway leads to the first floor incorporating four large double bedrooms, one with an en-suite and separate bath and shower room. The property benefits from reduced energy bills with two large solar panel units fitted to both the front and rear roof.

Trading Information

Sales reports and 3 years of audited accounts can be made available to interested parties following a viewing of the business.

Staff Employed

The business is run entirely by the owners, no staff are required to be taken on.


This is a rare opportunity to purchase a freehold property with incorporated business. The rear yard has provides the option of an opportunity to develop the property and further extend the business trading area or stockroom.

Trading Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday to Sunday 10:00am-9:00pm

Premises Licence

Licensed to sell alcohol 8:00am to 11:00pm


Paypoint services
NO Lottery services

Estimated Stock Value

£20,000 at Wholesale Value

Lease Terms

Freehold opportunity only

Property Type

A1/A2 Retail and Financial/Professional services

EPC Rating

This property’s current energy rating is D



Business Measurements

Shop Trading Area: 48.6m² (523ft²)
Internal Storage Area: 30.9m² (332ft²)


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