Cafe for sale
Pink Geranium Cafe & Apartment Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QW
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- Business for sale
- A home with an income
- Busy cafe in the heart of Kirkby Stephen
- Fully equipped commercial kitchen
- Currently set up to seat 20
- Potential to seat 28
- Scope to increase turnover with extended opening hours
- Parking to front
- Well presented owner's apartment upstairs
Tenure: FreeholdPink Geranium Café
Pink Geranium Café is a Grade II Listed building with two bedroom owner’s accommodation located in the heart of the market town of Kirkby Stephen.
The well equipped café is currently set up to seat 20 (with potential for 28), run by husband and wife keeping turnover below the VAT threshold.
Current Opening Hours
9am to 4.30pm Wednesday to Saturday
9am to 4.00pm Sunday
There is scope to increase turnover by extending opening hours in to the evening, providing packed lunches and sandwiches for which they are often asked.
Wholesalers deliver daily.
At the last inspection by Eden District Council in February 2012, the café was awarded five stars, again.
All parking is free in Kirkby Stephen with the only restriction limiting parking to 2 hours from Good Friday to 31st August. There is parking to the front of the café.
Accommodation (All measurements are approximate)
Kitchen 6.15 x 2.62m (20ft 2ins x 8ft 7ins)
Commercial fitted kitchen with shelving and base units under worktop. Wipe clean walls, double stainless steel sink and electric water boiler. Strip tile floating floor. Appliances include fridges, dish washer, washing machine, 6 ring gas cooker, 2 deep fat fryers, griddle, microwaves, toasters, Rijo 42 coffee maker with free labour service, parts chargeable, and a comprehensive range of crockery and cutlery.
Café 7.04 x 3.94m (23ft 1ins x 12ft 11ins)
Currently with four 4 seat tables and chairs and two 2 seat tables and chairs. Space is available for another 8 seats. A 282 cup and teapot collection will stay. Cold drinks cabinet next to cupboard under stairs. Radiator and fitted carpet.
Door to yard at rear and access to
Ladies and Gents Toilets
4.11 x 2.44m (13ft 6ins x 8ft 0ins)
Each with 1 WC, basin, towel dispenser, hot water heater and wet room floor.
Attached Stone Storeroom
2.82 x 2.51m (9ft 3ins x 8ft 3ins)
Housing freezer. Light and power. Tool store
The fire escape from the neighbouring pub passes through the yard to the rear.
Entrance to café and private door to owner’s accommodation.
Stairs up to owner’s accommodation.
Lounge 4.45 x 5.13m (14ft 7ins x 16ft 10ins)
Bay window with fitted blinds. Multi-fuel stove, new stainless steel chimney liner. Flag hearth. Wired for speakers. Fitted carpet. Radiator. TV aerial point. Telephone point.
Bathroom L shape 2.64 x 3.02m (8ft 8ins x 9ft 11ins)
Fully tiled walls. Non-slip floor. Soft close WC. Panel bath with shower over and glass shower screen. Wash hand basin in vanity unit & mirror unit. Two towel radiators. Airing cupboard. Downlighters. Blind.
Stairs up to
Office/Bedroom 2 2.69 x 1.52m (8ft 10ins x 5ft ins)
Built-in wardrobes with Potterton gas boiler. Telephone point. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Main Bedroom 3.51 x 5.03m (11ft 6ins x 16ft 6ins)
Bay window with blind and secondary double glazing. Built-in wardrobes. Carpet. Radiator. Telephone point.
Ladder access to useful storage area. Roof part spray foam insulated. Insulation between floor joists under boarding.
Council Tax (Owner’s Accommodation)
Rateable Value (Café Premises)
Eden District Council.
Cumbria County Council, Carlisle
NY 7708 KIRKBY STEPHEN MARKET STREET (West Side)
9/46 No. 40
Shop, early C19 with extensive later alterations. Incised stucco front with rusticated corner pilaster to south. Graduated slate roof with brick end chimney. 3 storeys, 2 bays. C20 shop front with 2-storeyed bay window above. Although much altered, it structurally forms a part of the row which includes nos. 32, 34, 36 Market Street, and the Black Bull and is therefore included for group value.
Listing NGR: NY7748608634
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Telephone: 01539 620293 Fax 01539 621650
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Services, fittings and equipment referred to in the sales details have not been tested (unless otherwise stated) and no warranty can be given as to their condition.
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