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Cafe for sale



Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Excellent high street location in the heart of Liss, an affluent village in East Hampshire.
  • Refurbished open plan café, coffee shop and bar area (circa 30) with bar servery.
  • Easy to run establishment as a one bar operation with 3 businesses in one!
  • Fantastic alfresco patio seating area with room for 20 people.
  • Very beneficial ‘free of tie’ lease with 6 years remaining and a rent of £10,200.
  • Advised turnover for y/e 06/13 is approx. £120,000(inc vat)
  • Trade split of 40% wet and 60% food.

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

REF: 7231


This wonderful ‘free of tie’ leasehold village Café, Coffee Shop, Restaurant & Wine Bar is situated on Station Road, Liss Hampshire. Liss is a village and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire. It is 3.3 miles northeast of Petersfield, on the A3 road, on the Hampshire/West Sussex border. The village has a population of around 7,000 and also benefits from its own railway station with direct access to both Portsmouth and Central London.
The village lies within the East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Liss has a primary school.
The business is situated 100 yards from the Railway Station along with being in the heart of the village.

This lovely Cafe, Bar and Coffee shop is of brick construction under a pitched tiled roof benefitting from a main street position within the village of Liss, Hampshire.

The Main Entrance has a very inviting feel and complements the business superbly.

The Cafe, Wine Bar and Coffee shop (circa 30) has been recently redesigned and decorated to a very high standard offering a very unique and fresh feel with leather sofa, quarry tiled floors and server area.

All trade areas have recently been redecorated to a very high standard and is presented very well.

Ladies and Gents W.C’s.

Ground floor cellar accessed from behind the bar is a bottle storage area and basic cellar.

This excellent business offers a Commercial Catering Kitchen with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces along with a wash up area.

Above the business and accessed from a separate entrance is a 3 Bedroom Flat that could be let on a separate agreement. The flat contains 2 Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom, Kitchen-Diner, Lounge and Bathroom.

This business benefits from an enclosed rear Patio Terrace Area with seating for 20 customers. There is further seating to the front of business. The business has 2 private parking spaces.

We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the premises licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:

Mon – Thursday 10am – 11pm
Fri – Sat 10am – 11.30pm
Sunday 10am – 10.30am

Current opening hours:

7 Days per week 9am – 11pm

NB. Important. Prospective purchasers wishing to continue to operate the public house should ensure that they gain the APLH Qualification in readiness for their intended operation of the Public House. Guy Simmonds hold this 1 day APLH Course every month. Please telephone us to reserve your place or book on-line at

The business is offered for sale as a lease assignment with approximately 6 years remaining of this private ‘free of tie’ full repairing and insuring agreement. We are informed that the rent is currently £10,200 per annum with the next rent review due in 2015. We are advised that the bar benefits from all mains services with mains gas supplying the gas central heating (no services seen or tested). Business rates are advised as currently being £500 payable per annum.

The current owner took over the business in April 2009 and is reluctantly offering this free of tie business for sale due to other business commitments. The vendor client is offering the business in excellent condition throughout.
This offers an ideal opportunity for enthusiastic owner operators to acquire a unique high street property in an excellent location with many possible uses. We are advised that the turnover for y/e 06/13 is approx £120,000 (inc vat) with a trade split of 40% wet and 60% food trade

Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

This business was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07812 753014.

Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds

VIEWING: All appointments must be made through Guy Simmonds. Please note that these Sales Particulars are issued on the strict basis that all negotiations, viewings and contacts in connection with this business are conducted through Guy Simmonds who are appointed by the vendor to act under a Sole Selling Rights agreement with total confidentiality. Any breach of these terms may make you liable in law to litigation and damages. Under no circumstances must you approach the owner direct without a formal appointment or disclose to other customers and staff that the Premises are for sale.

TRAINING: For a brochure and dates of our award-winning training courses leading to the relevant B.I.I, qualifications (and APLH). Telephone (01332) 865112 or view on Courses are monthly.

FINANCE FOR PURCHASING A LICENSED PROPERTY: We are in constant touch with a leading finance broker who specialises in arranging Business Finance for Licensed Properties. Whether you are purchasing a Licensed Property through ourselves, or another agent, we will be pleased to contact on your behalf our specialist who can arrange the necessary Finance Package for you at preferential rates. Please telephone for free and no obligation advice with regards to financing a Business.

Guy Simmonds for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property and/or business whose agents they are give notice that:-
(I) These particulars are a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers (or lessees) and do not constitute an offer or contract, nor any part of an offer or contract.
(II) All descriptions, dimensions, distances, maps/plans, references to condition, trading figures and other items in these particulars are given as a guide and no responsibility is assumed by Guy Simmonds for the accuracy of individual items. Intending purchasers (or lessees) should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact and should satisfy themselves as to the correctness of each item by making independent enquiries.
(III) Intending purchasers (or lessees) should make their own independent enquiries regarding the use of the property, necessary permissions for use and occupations, potential uses and any other matters affecting the property prior to purchase.
(IV) Guy Simmonds do not make or give whether in these particulars, during negotiations or otherwise, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. No responsibility is taken by Guy Simmonds for any error, omission or mis-statement in these particulars. Guy Simmonds do not warrant the accuracy of any accountancy information supplied and purchasers are advised to take independent advice in order to satisfy themselves.
(V) Guy Simmonds are unable to give any warranty as to the working order of any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services associated with the premises and therefore, cannot verify they are in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to obtain specialist reports prior to exchange of contracts in order to satisfy themselves.
(VI) All statements and descriptions are made without responsibility or warranty by Guy Simmonds, the vendors or lessees. Neither do Guy Simmonds nor the vendors/lessees hold ourselves responsible for any expenses whatsoever incurred by applicants inspecting Businesses which may be sold or withdrawn, to include travelling, valuation/survey, legal fees etc.
(VII) No person in the employment of Guy Simmonds has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
(VIII) It should not be assumed that the contents of any photographs are included in the sale.

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