Listing ID: 237
This lovely red brick federation style building was purpose built as a Post Office in 1914. With the business situated at the front of the building and a 4 bedroom residence at the rear this 1983m2 corner block is ideal for a family seeking to run their own successful business.
A husband and wife team currently operate the business 5 days a week producing an annual turnover of above $234,000. This business takes advantage of its ideal position on the Main Street of Rupanyup which attracts passing traffic whilst also offering ample parking for customers. A regular local clientele utilise the many services which are offered in the town’s only Post Office.
The LPO is an authorised Passport Interviewer and houses a new Australia Post EPOS terminal which offers services including Billpay, Banking & Prepaid Phone Vouchers. The newsagency sells newspapers, magazines, cards, giftware and stationery and has recently been fitted with a new touch screen POS system. Also included in the sale is 100 Post Office Boxes and a 5 year Street & Rural mail contract which began in 2014. One long term staff member delivers the Street Mail 5 days a week and another sorts the newspapers on Sundays. The premises comprises of the shop area, the counter area, which is used as a sorting area in the mornings, and a large office or storage room between the shop and the residence.
The well maintained house, which has had electrical rewiring and new spouting in past 12 months, has federation style high ceilings providing lots of character. It contains 4 large bedrooms two with BIRs, lounge room with a reverse cycle air conditioner and a kitchen with electric oven & hot plates, wood heater & separate walk in pantry. There is a neat bathroom with a shower & bath plus a laundry with an attached shed. Outside is a new 3 bay Colorbond roller door garage and garden shed. The large back yard is great for family and entertaining. The Telstra Exchange is housed at the rear of the property and Telstra lease this area of the back yard at $1000 per year.
The town of Rupanyup is situated 290km north west of Melbourne and a 45min drive to the beautiful Grampians National Park. This welcoming community is the perfect place to raise a family with a Primary School within walking distance of the residence and Secondary Colleges just a short bus ride away. New infrastructure, including an ambulance station and sewerage system upgrades, are currently being built to accommodate Rupanyup’s expanding population. The town has National Broadband Network.
Two weeks training and after sale support if required by current owners.
Asking price includes freehold and improvements, Licensed Post Office & newsagency, good will, fixtures & fittings plus stock. Take this opportunity now to secure not only a business but a lifestyle.
Rupanyup, Victoria 3388