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The Mermaid Cafe, Church Street, Gorran Haven, Cornwall

Sold STC £280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • TURNOVER of 157,000

Full description

A seasonal beach cafe and take away in an idyllic beachside location on the Roseland Peninsula.
The cafe is very well presented and equipped and trades between Easter and October.

Location - The Mermaid Cafe is situated on the beach in the sought after coastal village of Gorran Haven on the Roseland Peninsula. Gorran Haven lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is approximately 2 miles from the popular fishing village of Mevagissey. the Eden Project, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year is approximately 14 miles distant and the Lost Gardens of Heligan is less than 5 miles away.

The Property/Business - The Mermaid Cafe has been in our clients tenure for the past 7 years and was completely refurbished in 2014. Extending to approximately 460 sqft, the premises is extremely well presented and equipped and trades for 7 months of the year from Easter to the end of September.

Operated by our clients with the assistance of part time staff, the business is concerned with the sale of hot and cold drinks and snacks, ice creams and beach goods.

Trading accounts for the 2015 season show sales of £157,000. Detailed accounting information will be made available to prospective purchasers, further to a viewing in the normal manner.

The Accommodation Comprises - (all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Walk in pantry with built in shelving.

Main Cafe - The main cafe opens directly onto the slipway giving access to the beach.

8.37m x 5.11m
Main servery with electronic till and large display chiller, to the rear of which is a kitchen area comprising a range of base units with roll edge work tops and stainless steel splash backs, stainless steel sink single drainer sink unit, 1 commercial undercounter fridge, 1 Mach dishwasher, 4 microwaves, 1 griddle with stainless steel extraction over. Lincat double panini machine, 1 Stirling upright fridge, 1 large Ice King chest freezer.

To the right of the main counter is the ice cream servery with a 7 section ice cream display freezer, ice lolly display freezer, 2 large upright glass fronted fridges, 4 undercounter Ice King freezers.

General Information -

Contact Details - For further information or an appointment to view please contact Beverly Northey on 01872 247031 or via email

Local Authority - Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate - Exempt.

Inventory - An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates - We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171

Services - Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Stock - To be taken at valuation

Value Added Tax - All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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