Description: A rarely available Village Stores opportunity, occupying a prized setting in this most affluent desirable village of sought after Western Hampshire, undertaking the role of a modern day convenience store. The property is detatched and has been the subject of a major refurbishment programme in recent years at a cost in the region of £250,000 ensuring new owners can move in without the need for any major expenditure, boasting generous extensively fitted and equipped retail area complete with customer seating area in respect of 'food to go', bake off kitchen, office, storage and walk in cold room. Ample scope exists to expand the number of retail lines and services offered with potential for a coffee shop/tea room. Above the business premises can be found self-contained luxury accommodation suitable for owners or alternatively could be rented out, extending over 2 floors, providing superb kitchen/diner, lounge, open plan study area, family bathroom and 2 double bedrooms to include 1 en-suite. The accommodation benefits from 2 private raised decked terrace areas and enclosed rear yard/garden area. Adjoning this is additional land with outbuildings which could be made available by separate negotiation. This land offers potential for a building plot subject to obtaining the necessary permissions. With the nearest other Convenience Store estimated to be in the region of 7 miles away the business enjoys a strong following from local residents and those of surrounding villages in addition to those visiting this most attractive area.
Location: Situated at the heart of the community, enjoying a most pleasant aspect overlooking the leafy village green which also offers car parking immediately in front of the business ensuring easy access with the business also benefiting from roadside signage ensuring it is easily found by visiting motorists to the area which is host to affluent residential housing, those houses situated on 'The Green' being most sought after and commanding substantial sale prices. In addition to the village stores Lockerley Green benefits from a garage, school and 2 churches, lying on the River Dun which is a tributary of the River Test which can be found approximately 2 miles away, renowned for its Trout fishing and making up the Test Valley which in turn covers some 250 square miles of western Hampshire. Despite the rural nature Lockerley Green is easily accessible and major road networks can quickly be reached to include the M3 and M27 motorway networks enhancing the desirability of the area in which to live. The historic market town of Romsey lies approximately 7 miles away whilst the cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester lie approximately 11? miles and 17? miles away respectively. Popular south coast destinations are also within easy reach, Southampton approximately 15? miles away along with popular neighbouring New Forest towns and Lymington approximately 23 miles away.