REF 5828

Freehold Convenience & Off Licence Store with 2 Bedroom Property



Located on the main through road in the village of Thornley, about 6 miles to the east of Durham and 5 miles west of Peterlee. This business resides amongst a residential catchment area with local amenities including a local library and Thornley village centre nearby.


This well established business stocks a variety of general convenience goods, including frozen and chilled products, confectionery, off licence goods and a selection of food produce from the deli counter. The trading area has been kept to a good standard and has been fitted with laminate flooring. To the rear of the store there is a good sized stockroom fitted with shelving, sink unit and W.C.

The current owner has been running the business since 1986 which they are now ready to sell due to semi-retirement.


To the rear of the property is an external entrance leading directly to a spacious living room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms which are currently unfurnished.

Fixtures & Fittings

Two 2m chest freezers
Ice cream freezer
Closed drinks chiller
Closed standing chiller
Deli counter & equipment
Fitted shelving units

On-Site Services

Paypoint & Internal ATM machine

Staff Employed

Family run business

Trading Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am – 12:30pm
Sunday Closed

Premises Licence Hours

Monday to Saturday 8:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 10:30pm
Christmas Day 12:00pm – 3pm and 7.00pm – 10:30pm
Good Friday 8am – 10:30pm

Property Type

A1 Retail



Retail Measurements

Ground Floor
Retail zone 52.1m² (561ft²)
Internal storage 24.2m² (260ft²)

Total 76.3m² (821ft²)


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