A family-run Halesowen convenience store "at the heart of the local community" is up for sale.

Olive Store on Olive Road is up with a guide price of £279,999 with agent Hilton Smythe.

Sales notes state: "The current owner has run it as Olive Store for the last 20 years or so and the business has flourished under his ownership accruing an impressive number of regular and repeat customers along with a reputation for customer care and service along with competitive pricing.

"Olive Store is a family run business and has been a real labour of love for all members of the family who have been involved in it.

"The business can truly be said to be at the heart of the local community.

"The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to the owners desire to pursue a change of direction, he is keen to see his beloved off licence and convenience store pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner(s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level."

It goes on: "Olive Store has an impressive number of regular customers many of whom are known on a first name basis by the current owner who is a popular and well respected member of the local community.

"The business enjoys great reviews online such as; “Great local shop, always well stocked and friendly staff”, “Fantastic service, highly recommended."

The business, which is a shop and off-licence near Olive Hill park, is up for £279,999 freehold or £55,000 leasehold, with stock extra. The rent is £12,000 per annum if bought as leasehold.