Lethbridge General Store
Lethbridge General Store
The perfect country general store located in the next to boom residential area with a six-figure return working part-time hours. On offer is the Lethbridge Country General Store situated in the Golden Plains Shire nestled on the Midland Highway between Bannockburn and Meredith.
The General Store has a great mix of products ranging from newspapers and magazines, general groceries, cold drinks, fresh sandwiches, gas bottles, cigarettes, alcohol, pizza, fish and chips, coffee, and a full breakfast menu.
Services provided include Australia Post general postal services, V/Line tickets sales, and Elgas Swap & Go bottle supply. The Australia Post contract is commission based and all equipment for running the post office is supplied by Australia Post. As a V/Line accredited agent, the sales system is commission based per ticket sold. The Lethbridge General Store is the local store that offers it all.
The key features of the business are:
• Large loyal following
• Fresh new items on the menu regularly
• High food quality and friendly trained staff
• Great range of products and services diversifying income
• Only store in Lethbridge
• Local cafe, general store and alcohol retailer
• Fast food for people wanting fresh food and convenience
• Additional services, Australia Post, Elgas Swap & Go, and V/Line ticket sales in-store
• Ongoing developments bringing in new residents and tradespeople coming in for smoko and lunch
• A two-bedroom residence and double garage included in the lease to live in or sublease/ use for storage
Why is this business successful?
The residents of Lethbridge frequent the General Store, families visit daily for milk, bread and ice creams. Truckers stop in for some lunch and a cold drink. Farmers come for breakfast and employees frequently stop in for snacks and lunch items. The local community love the convenience of the General Store as it allows them to purchase items needed without having to travel to visit a busy supermarket.
With new estates opening in Lethbridge, new homes are being built and the number of residents are on the rise. The tradespeople from these developments frequent the store for a snack or meal. The General Stores outdoor area allows them to enjoy smoko and make use of the facilities for business purposes. A nice spot for people to feel relaxed and enjoy a break, especially in the mornings and afternoon.
The store ensures it is well stocked and the food is always kept fresh. There are meal deals and specials for takeaway items. Offers are advertised via signage and posted on the Facebook page. The menu is regularly updated and kept exciting to keep things fresh for the locals. The food is second to none and the staff do their utmost to provide excellent service.
The current vendors time in the store has been prosperous. The weekly sales figures continue to grow with land development in the surrounding areas bringing more and more people to the town.
If you are looking for the perfect country town business investment servicing the local community and want to live just a stone’s throw away from Geelong, The Surf-Coast and Melbourne, then enquire now.
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Asking Price: $290,000 + SAV
Finn Business Sales
Geelong and South West Victoria
(03) 5259 9970
Broker: Laurie Farrell
0418 339 230
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