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Hells Mouth Cafe, Gwithian, Hayle, Cornwall


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A fabulously positioned leasehold catering business situated on Cornwall's North Coast enjoying excellent levels of profitability, currently trading on a seasonal basis only.

Location - Hells Mouth Café is situated just yards from the iconic Hells Mouth which is a renowned tourist attraction that attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. The surrounding coastline is amongst some of the most picturesque in the County with much of the immediate area being under the protection of the National Trust. The area is extremely popular with hikers and dog walkers year round who enjoy the nearby coastal footpath and picturesque Tehidy Woods. The business is situated on a busy coastal road that links the villages of Portreath and Gwithian and affords easy access to the A30 the main arterial route in and out of the county.

Owing to the property's convenient location and sizeable car park the café is extremely popular with a number of Running and Cycling Clubs and regularly plays hosts to vintage car and motor cycle rallies etc.

Description - The business has been owned by our client for several years and during their tenure has undergone extensive refurbishment and improvement which is reflected in their 5 star food hygiene rating and the business continues to show a year on year increase in turnover with the accounts for the year ending 28th February 2017 showing a turnover of £195,689.

Our clients choose to trade the business on a seasonal basis (approx. 8 months) trading 7 days a week throughout this period concentrating on daytime trade only. They offer breakfasts, light lunches and snacks an extensive selection of hot and cold drinks, cream teas, ice creams etc with the majority of produce being sourced from local suppliers.

The business is operated by our clients with the assistance of 1 full time and several part time staff and it is felt that there is further room for growth through evening opening, hosting functions in addition to possibly opening at weekends during the Winter.

Full accounting information will be made available subject to a viewing appointment in the normal manner.

The business is now available owing to our clients pending retirement.

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

Dining Area - 4.67m x 5.42m
With tables and chairs for approximately 30 covers, laminate flooring and radiator.

Service Area - 5.01m x 3.66m
Laminate flooring, breakfast bar, high level counter, glass cake display, electronic cash register, stereo system, ice cream freezer, bottle fridge, Lincat Water Boiler, La Spaziale coffee machine. Serving hatch to front terrace:

Kitchen - 4.19m x 1.83m
Comprising extractor canopy, 5 ring hob and oven, griddle, double fryer,3 microwaves, Lincat Panini grill, 3 stainless steel tables, hand wash basin, 2 microwaves and a fridge.

Preparation Room - 2.88m x 2.86m
Convection oven, 3 stainless steel tables, double sink and drainer, shelving, dishwasher.

Freezer/Store Room - 2.86m x 2.65m,
With shelving, and a selection of fridges and freezers.

The rear corridor gives access to the car park, the ladies and gents toilets and a store room.

Outside - The Hells Mouth Café has a substantial car park for customer use which is large enough to take coaches in addition to private vehicles. To the front and rear of the premises are areas of terracing and gardens with picnic tables and benches.

Tenure - Leasehold - The business is available by way of assignment of the existing 10 year full repairing and insuring Lease which commenced on the 1st April 2013 at a current passing rental of £13,235.00 per annum.

General Information -

Finance - If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information - For further information or an appointment to view please contact Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email

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

Energy Performance Certificate - The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band C.

Premises Licence - We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of liquor for consumption on and off the premises.

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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