4 bedroom detached house
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire AB42
  • Freehold
  • Vacant 4 bedroom owners masionette
  • Turnover in excess £11,000 per week
  • Planning permission for 4-bedroom dwelling

Reference - 45001

Hatton Market is an extremely well run business that has been run by the current proprietors since 1995. The property has been placed on the market due to the current vendors wish to retire. The business trades throughout the year benefitting from being part of the Premier Group, and offers an excellent range of general groceries, along with a community post office.

It enjoys much repeat custom, particularly due to its excellent location surrounded by residential property and on the main route from Aberdeen to Peterhead.

Hatton is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Hatton lies a mile from the North Sea coast and 8 miles northwest of Peterhead.
The Hatton Market lies on Station Road and occupies a large plot, benefiting from excellent off street parking and ample space to expand the business and property.

Building internal
Hatton Market is a detached stone built property. The main entrance is from the front which in turn leads to the main shop floor and storage area to the rear. The main counter is to the right, and offers an excellent vantage point over the shop floor. The serving counter also has the Post office serving point. The post office counter is a traditional fortress with one serving position.

The sales floor is well presented with a good combination of island shelve units and wall mounted displays.

To the rear of the shop floor you will find a store room. Access to the basement storage area is via a set of wooden steps off the storeroom. The basement offers extensive storage, together with staff WC. To the rear of the shop floor you will find a store room. Access to the basement storage area is via a set of wooden steps off the storeroom. The basement offers extensive storage, together with staff WC. The Office is in the store room at rear of shop, cigarettes, spirit and wine store is on the ground floor.

The business also benefits from having CCTV and a full epos system.

The Business
Hatton Market offers a large selection of general grocery produce, frozen foods, chilled goods, tobacco products, beers spirits and wines. The business also offers an excellent range of confectionary, soft drinks, newspapers and magazines along with stationary and small toys.
The business also benefits from having a Nation Lottery terminal, Scratch cards, Pay point and the Health Lotto.
In addition to all the above the business also benefits greatly from having a community Post Office, giving a much needed service to the local community.
The business operates seven days per week trading from;
0630-1900 Monday-Saturday
0930-1300 Sunday

Owners accommodation

Located above the main shop and benefiting from its own entrance is a spacious 4 bedroom masionette. The accommodation is set over two levels and comprises 2 double bedrooms, kitchen, dining lounge, family bathroom and shower room on the first floor. On the second floor you will find an additional two double bedrooms.

To the rear of the property, you will find a well maintained and mature garden. The garden is laid mostly to grass and easy managed borders and shrubbery. In addition, there is a double car garage and external storage. The property benefits from having planning permission for a separate four bedrooms, two storey dwelling to the left (from front).

Building External
The property is straight to street with ample on street parking surrounding the business.
We are advised all mains services are present.

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

The business trades with the benefit of a full Licence, and conforms to all fire regulations.

Trading Figures
Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.

The sale of Hatton Market offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, profitable business which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business. It benefits from its excellent location within a highly populated residential area.

Offers in the Region of £225,000 are sought for the freehold, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to lease; this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.

Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.
All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.
Further Information
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This property is marketed by:

Bruce & Company
First Floor, 9a South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh
0131 268 9615
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