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Internet Bookseller and Local History Publishing Business   Bladnoch  DG8 9AB

Internet Bookseller and Local History Publishing Business

A unique opportunity to purchase a thriving family business operating from warehouse premises within a few miles of Wigtown, Scotlandís Book Town. The warehouse which extends to approximately 180 square metres is steel framed with brick walls under a slate roof. Within the main building are office premises, fully equipped and including three computers, 2 printers all networked for Monsoon Software, a price comparison bespoke system for this type of business. The building has a broadband connection. There is a stock of approximately 30,000 books made up mostly of non-fiction, history and local history. The Citroen dispatch van is also included in the sale.

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Steel framed warehouse with brick walls under a slate roof with three offices and kitchen within.

The business is currently operated by the owner with one full time and two part-time staff. Current turnover is approximately £1,500 per week and audited accounts will be made available to genuinely interested parties. Opening hours are 10.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Saturday inclusive.

The present owners would be willing to provide full training in the operation of the business to a purchaser for up to three months.


Office 1 - 2.90m x 2.82m

Office 2 - 3.20m x 2.82m
Window overlooking main store. Fitted shelves.

Office 3 - 2.82m x 1.96m

Kitchen - 2.87m x 2.06m
Fitted kitchen with stainless steel sink and hot water geyser.

Mains supply of electricity. Private water supply. Drainage is to a septic tank. The main store is heated by a multifuel stove. Offices have electric heating.

Council Tax:
Rateable Value - Approximately £2,000 for the year 2011/2012 - qualifies for small business relief therefore currently nothing to pay.

By arrangement with the Selling Agents.

Offers over £85,000 + SAV.

Other Properties in the £85,000 range (Plus or Minus 10%)

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However, the vendor reserves the right to sell the property without setting a closing date should an acceptable offer be received.

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