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Shop for sale

Stone Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3HF

Sold by Us £399,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Shop Front, Rear Shop,
  • Fitting/Stock Room, Staff/ Cloak Room,
  • Cellar, Bedroom 2,
  • Kitchen/ Family Room,
  • Bathroom, Main Bedroom,
  • Sitting Room,
  • Electric Heating Throughout,
  • Side access to Stone Street,
  • Potential to Split Shop & Accommodation.

Full description

Voted 'Best Gift Shop in Kent 2016'!! A freehold property with a long established successful Gift Shop benefiting from superb living accommodation above and a pretty rear garden...An opportunity to acquire a lifestyle!! This thriving Gift Shop has been successfully trading for over 25 years and is set in an excellent position within the heart of the bustling and historic market Town of Cranbrook.Offering a Grade II listed 3 storey building with a large bay window for display, along with 2 double bedroomed living accommodation above that boasts an abundance of character features throughout, including fireplaces, exposed wall timbers and beams. The kitchen/family room is certainly a feature of the property and is designed for comfortable modern day living and entertaining or retire to the light and spacious sitting room which is situated to the front of the property overlooking the popular High Street. Set within the favoured Cranbrook School Catchment Area.

Set within the Historic market Town of Cranbrook, amongst a variety of shops, restaurants and Public Houses. The Town benefits from a wide range of amenities including Doctors surgeries, Leisure centre, Schools and the Towns noted landmark the Union Windmill. Staplehurst mainline station is about 5 miles and offers frequent services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and Ashford International. The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover and Ashford International Station.

From our offices in the centre of Cranbrook proceed down the High Street, as the High Street turns into Stone Street the property will be found on the left hand side.

A double fronted period residence and shop of mixed construction, under tiled and slate roofs with an awning to the front. The spacious accommodation comprises of:-

Part glazed wooden door opening to:-

Shop Front
Large bay window to front currently used to display stock. Presented with a range of fitted and free standing display units. Large under stairs alcove. Small step up to:-

Rear Shop
Stairs to first floor. Window and door to rear, range of freestanding display units, character feature fireplace, opening to:-

Fitting Room/Stock Room
Presented with a range of freestanding display units. Door to:-

Staff Room/WC
Double aspect with obscured glass, low level WC and wash hand basin, fitted with a range of shelving.

Situated underneath the front of the shop, currently not in use.


Two staircases to 2nd floor, doors to:-

Bedroom 2
Wooden sash window to the front overlooking Stone Street, open feature fire place with brick chimney.

Kitchen/Family Room
High beamed ceiling with oak flooring, French patio emergency access doors to external staircase. Newly fitted in 2015 with a range of white high gloss base and wall units with solid Oak worktops, incorporating pan drawers, bespoke Grey Glass splash backs, electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor unit, space and plumbing for a slim line dishwasher, under stairs arched storage with space for fridge freezer and a custom made wine rack.


Sitting Room
Wooden sash window to the front over looking Stone Street, exposed original oak beams.

Cupboard housing hot water tank.

Bedroom 1
Wooden sash window to rear with views across the gardens, rooftops and Windmill with exposed beams and timbers.

Newly fitted out in 2014 with a white suite comprising of separate bath and power shower, low level W/C and wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, finished with modern high gloss grey granite tiles and a Velux window to side.

To the REAR there is a small shared back yard with bin store and an unencumbered right of way which leads to the pretty mature garden that boasts established plants and shrubs as well as a new 8x6' timber storage shed. There is also a right of way to the side which gives you access to the Stone Street.

Agents Note:
There is potential to split the accommodation from the shop subject to the relevant P.P.

The business is currently run by the owners with the assistance of a team of part time staff.

Trading Information
Sales for the year ending 31st October 2015 were �205,101 with a gross profit for the same period of �72,645.

Trading Hours
Currently 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Business Rates
Current Rateable value �6,900 per annum. This business qualifies for Small Business Relief.

Freehold plus cost of stock to be agreed after exchange prior to completion.

Council Tax for Accommodation
Band B

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