Sold 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom 0 Reception OIRO £265,000

Bridge Street, Corris, SY20 - OIRO £265,000

A rare opportunity to acquire a thriving business, including an attractive commercial and residential freehold, in a popular village in the Snowdonia National Park.

The business: Idris Stores is a modern take on the village store which has evolved to suit the local community and visitors to the area. It is a coffee shop and village shop, providing everyday essentials, organic and whole foods and local produce and is licensed for alcohol consumption on and off the premises. Since opening, the business has established itself as an integral part pf village life and the community. The freehold property and location provide further scope for expansion and ample opportunity to grow.

The Freehold Premises: Idris House is an attractive Grade II listed property, located at the heart of the village of Corris with retail space, storage and accommodation over four floors. The arrangement of the property provides flexibility for expanding the business or for other uses (subject to consent). The shop and cafe is currently run from the ground floor but there is potential to extend the business into the basement which can be accessed from the street. Owner's accommodation is provided over the first and second floors and can be accessed separately from the shop. The accommodation includes three bedrooms and an open plan, loft style living area on the second floor. The property retains many original features and has been stylishly renovated to make the most of the spacious rooms, high ceilings and views.

The Village: Corris is an attractive historical village situated in the beautiful Dyfi valley in southern part of Snowdonia. The village is surrounded by forests which are extremely popular for mountain biking, running and walking. It is close to Cader Idris and about midway between the market towns of Machynlleth and Dolgellau. The village has a strong sense of community and is also very popular as a base for exploring the surrounding area.

Further details of the freehold and business are provided. The current owners are incredibly proud of what they have created and the positive effect the business has had on the local community, and are committed to ensuring that there is a smooth transition for new owners. All shop fittings and furniture are included in the sale. Furnishings within the owners accommodation may be available by separate negotiation. All enquiries should be made through Walter Lloyd Jones' Dolgellau office - VIEWINGS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
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Shop front
 5.44m (ext to 6.63m) x 5.41m (17'10" x 17'9")
Double fronted main retail area with extensive shelving, tables and chairs; glass fronted door and full height bay windows to front street; window to side; food preparation and serving area including counter, storage, fridges, cooker, sink and handwash (full inventory available to interested parties); stripped wooden floors.

Rear hall
 3.39m x 0.86m (11'1" x 2'10")
Stripped wooden floors and access to the owners accommodation; doors leading to:

Rear seating area
 4.11m x 4.04m max (13'6" x 13'3")
Sash window to side, stripped wooden floor, fireplace with wood burner, tables, chairs and shelving.

Storage area
 3.39m x 0.86m (11'1" x 2'10")
Stripped wooden floors and doors to:

Customer WC
 2.61m x 0.94m (8'7" x 3'1")
White WC and sink; sash window to rear; vinyl floor.

Store room
 2.24m x 2.27m (7'4" x 7'5")
Laminate floor, fridges, freezers and shelving.

Ground floor:
 3.08m x 0.97m (10'1" x 3'2")
Attractive front door with glass panel over; stripped wooden floors, part wood panelling to walls; stained glass door to:

 5.93m max x 1.55m max (19'5" x 5'1")
Long entrance hall through to rear hall; radiator, stripped wooden floors, part wood panelling; door to stores and stairs to first floor.

Rear hall
 1.59m x 0.83m (5'3" x 2'9")
Access to external decking area; door to cellar.

Half landing:
 1.93m x 1.32m (6'4" x 4'4")
Conservatory style room with metal framed walls and timber framed roof; window seats offering views over countryside to the rear.

First floor:
Landing area
 5.06m max x 3.08m max (16'7" x 10'1")
L-shaped spacious landing area with stripped wooden floors.

Bedroom 1
 5.42m max x 4.82m (17'9" x 15'10")
Double bedroom with original fireplace and large hearth; picture rail, stripped wooden floor and sash windows to the front and side; radiator.

Bedroom 2
 4.29m x 4.06m max (14'1" x 13'4")
Double bedroom with picture rail, stripped wooden floor and sash window to the side; built in cupboard and radiator.

Bedroom 3
 4.98m x 2.45m (16'4" x 8'0")
Double bedroom currently used as an occasional bedroom and study; picture rail, painted wooden floor and sash window to front; radiator.

 3.58m x 3.31m (11'9" x 10'10")
White corner bath with shower over; white WC and sink; cupboard with new high efficiency electric boiler and hot water tank; sash window to rear and radiator.

Second floor:
Open plan living area
 8.56m max x 8.53m into open eaves (28'1" x 27'12")
With stripped wooden floor and exposed beams; sash windows on gable ends and nine skylights; canteen grade kitchen units including food preparation areas, sink and large cooker with hob (note - kitchen units are included in the sale); eaves storage on one side with space and plumbing for washing machine; three radiators.

 (approx 8.2m * 9.5m) Accessed from the rear hall in the owners accommodation via stone steps, there is an extensive basement covering the whole footprint of the building. Currently divided into two main chambers the basement has windows to the front and side of the property. It has a separate access from the highway along the side of the property and access to a rear courtyard. There are two fireplaces and a solid concrete floor. The basement offers the potential for expansion of the current business or alternatively for separate business activities, owners accommodation or separate accommodation.

 There is good sized a decking area with space for table, chairs and pot plants, accessed from the ground floor hall in the owners' accommodation. There is also a courtyard which is accessible from the basement.

 Idris Stores has been operating for two years having evolved over six years from a local catering business based around a smallholding. In this time, the owners have created an exceptionally inviting space in Idris Stores and an attractive and recognisable brand. The business has quickly grown and has a loyal local and travelling customer base. The owners have also established a network of reliable and local suppliers. There is a plan for further growth including making more use of the alcohol license, extending into the basement and holding evening events. Further details will be shared with interested parties. Business accounts are available for two years (one year draft) and will be provided as appropriate to interested parties.

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