Restaurant for sale

Gandhis Cafe, The Slack, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9DQ

£90,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Offered by way of an assignment of 9 year lease from 2017
  • Rental of just 8,100 pa.
  • Splendid location in the heart of Ambleside
  • Attractive ground floor stone built premises.

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Location Gandhis Cafe is very conveniently placed in the centre of the village with a wide variety of shops all within a short walk. The property can be accessed on foot via The Slack, having turned off Compston Road almost opposite Zefferellis Cinema. The Slack is a short one way road which links The Market Place with Compston Road.

 

Description Occupying an excellent location in the very heart of Ambleside, Gandhi's Café enjoys a splendid reputation both with locals and visitors alike for its wonderful vegetarian and vegan cuisine. Easily run and representing a great opportunity for anyone with their mind set on a new lifestyle in beautiful surroundings, or those simply seeking an excellent business opportunity. The café is five star rated on Facebook, Trip Advisor and Restaurant Guru and is offered as a fully equipped going concern, and immediately ready to operate.

The property itself enjoys a double fronted 7 meter frontage and has a retail past and under the terms of the lease the permitted use is referred to as "retail premises with coffee shop within Use Class A1". A change of use was successfully applied for by the current owner, meaning the premises is now A3; Restaurants and cafes - for sale of food and drink for consumption on the premises -restaurants, snack bars and cafes.

Ambleside itself is a thriving and bustling Lakeland Market town located virtually at the centre of The Lake District National Park with an all year round tourist industry and a busy local population boosted by students resident at The University of Cumbria. A Unesco World Heritage Site, the National Park traditionally attracts over 47 million tourists every year who spend, it is estimated, over an £3 billion annually.

The property is available by way of an assignment of a 9 year lease due to expire in 2027 at a rent of just £8,100 pa on FRI terms. A copy of the lease is available from our Ambleside office. The landlord has indicated that he is open to extending the lease at the end of this term, or re-negotiation with the new tenants once the assignment is complete. The vendors also currently rent additional preparation space and two car parking spaces nearby at a rental of £2,800 pa from a separate landlord who has indicated that they would consider granting a new lease upon the assignment of Gandhi's Café.  

Seating Area 22' 4" x 8' 1" (6.82m x 2.48m) This attractive welcoming seating area includes two windows perfect for "people watching" out onto The Slack, and up to 20 covers with attractive tables and chairs, including a cosy corner, and interesting part tiled wall. There are two stylish contemporary ceiling light fittings, as well as wall light points, and pendant lighting within each window. 

Commercial Kitchen 26' 8" x 7' 3" (8.13m x 2.22m) With beautiful timber counter set above exposed stonework, the servery kitchen comes fully-equipped and ready for immediate use with a range of equipment and utensils, with work surfaces including a stainless steel double sink and drainer unit with useful rack shelving above, stainless steel prep station with preparation pots above a refrigerated cupboard unit, stainless steel work station with hot lamps above, an additional hand wash sink unit, Beko electric induction 5 ring hob with two fan assisted ovens and grill with large extractor hood over, two Kenwood microwaves, Cater Brew hot water dispenser, Rimini coffee machine, Fridgemaster under counter freezer, Beko under counter fridge, Polar Refrigeration cake display, Polar drinks fridge, Cater Kwik Jolly glasswasher, Cater Wash dish washer, Buffalo 5 litre soup urn, Buffalo double fryer, Kukoo panini press, Savisto food mixer, Von Shef food processor, tall Bush freezer, tall Bush fridge, Currys undercounter freezer, two Breville rice cookers, four electric fans and CCTV with two cameras.  

Cloakroom Lobby With useful integrated storage cupboards and space to hang coats. 

Cloakroom With opaque window and having a WC, hand wash basin, baby changing unit, towel dispenser and Manross extractor fan. 

Tenure The property is available by way of an assignment of a 9 year lease due to expire in 2027 at a rent of just £8,100 pa on FRI terms.The landlord has indicated that he is open to extending the lease at the end of this term, or re-negotiation with the new tenants once the assignment is complete. A copy of the lease is available from our Ambleside office.

The vendors also currently rent additional preparation space and two car parking spaces nearby at a rental of £2,800 pa from a separate landlord who has indicated that they would consider granting a new lease upon the assignment of Gandhi's Café.  

Business Rates Gandhis has a rateable value of £2,650 with £1,322 being the amount payable to South Lakeland District Council. Small Business Rate Relief may be available.  

Services The property is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage.  

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Ambleside Office. 

Energy Performance Certificate The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices. 


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  • Windermere (4.3 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Windermere (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Ambleside

Hackney & Leigh Rydal Road Ambleside Cumbria LA22 9AW

01539 304021 Local call rate

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