Cafe for sale

Dartmouth

£320,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Deceptively Large Commercial Unit with A1 Class Use
  • Including Valuable Garage Space and First Floor Studio Apartment
  • Operating Seasonally as a Coffee Shop and Sandwich Bar
  • Modern & Stylish Décor with Seating for Approx. 46
  • Ideal Business for an Owner/Operator

Full description

Dartmouth is situated on the River Dart which is reputed to be one of the most beautiful rivers in England and is much loved by sailing and boating enthusiasts. Other attractions include the magnificent Naval College, the wonderful architecture and Elizabethan side streets with independent shops, art galleries, a bustling market and gourmet restaurants, bistros, bars and cafes. Dartmouth hosts vibrant festivals all year round such as the town's regatta, music festival and food festival. There are many other tourist attractions in the area and Dartmouth also provides easy access to the unspoilt South Hams coast. The A379 trunk road runs through Dartmouth, linking the town to Slapton and Kingsbridge to the southwest and Torbay to the east across either the Higher or Lower Ferry. The A3122 connects Dartmouth with the A381 Totnes to Kingsbridge Road. Dartmouth is the perfect year round destination for a short break, day visit or holiday.

5 Lower Street is a freehold premises comprising of a commercial ground floor unit with garage and first floor studio apartment. The commercial unit, which has A1 Class use, is currently trading as a coffee shop and sandwich bar, however the unit was previously used as offices. Completely refurbished to high standard, Leaf & Bean has been trading for approximately two years. The decor is stylish and modern with distressed timber planking and exposed brick feature walls, bespoke display shelving and jute rope features. The unit has the benefit of bi-folding windows which open up to give an 'Al Fresco' feel, wonderful during in the summer. The studio apartment is accessed either through the commercial unit or through the garage at the rear where there is potential to provide a separate entrance thus creating the opportunity to let out the apartment separately. The premises have the benefit of a L2 fire alarm system.


The premises comprise of:-  
The commercial premises are entered via a recessed side entrance leading directly into the:-

MAIN TRADE AREA 
Deceptively large with front and rear trade areas. To the front is seating for circa 18 at themed laminate tables, wooden & metal high-backed chairs and leather armchairs. Bi-folding windows.

BESPOKE SERVICE COUNTER  
With granite work surfaces and tiles below. Refrigerated display unit, counter top display unit, coffee machine and separate grinder, under counter Zanussi fridge and wash hand basin. Electrolux dishwasher, under counter storage cupboards, wall mounted black board menus and modern pendant lighting. To the side is a condiment station with integral bin. Ramp and hand rail leading to:-

REAR TRADE AREA  
Seating a further 28 at wall mounted bench seating, leather sofas and wooden & metal high-backed chairs. Sky lights and ceiling mounted heating and air conditioning units.

STORE CUPBOARD 
With distressed wood panel doors.

GENTS CLOAKROOM  
WC, wash hand basin and electric hand dryer.

DISABLED/LADIES CLOAKROOM with BABY CHANGING UNIT 
WC, with hand rails, wash hand basin drop down baby changing unit, electric hand dryer and full length mirror. Exit to garage and residential accommodation.

GARAGE 
Currently used for storage and deliveries. Up and over garage door, Metal racking, 2 under counter fridges, 1 large chest freezer, bin storage. Stairs leading up to the:-

FIRST FLOOR 
With boiler cupboard.

STUDIO APARTMENT  
With KITCHENETTE, SEATING AREA, SPACE FOR A DOUBLE BED and SHOWER ROOM. Large window with rear aspect over the garage.

GENERAL INFORMATION  

RATES 
2017 List: £15,250. This is not the Rates Payable. Interested parties are advised to contact the Local Billing Authority.

TENURE  
Freehold.

SERVICES 
All main services are supplied to the premises. The utilities are not separate.

BUSINESS  
The Leaf & Bean is run under management due to the owners other business commitments. The Café trades 7 days a week 10am-4.30pm during the peak season, reducing to 11am-3pm during the shoulder months. Leaf and Bean is operated by 1 full time member of staff with the assistance of a part time member or full-time member of staff during the peak periods. This year the owners have decided to close the café for the winter months, reopening in the Spring, although there is potential for the next operator to extend the trading period. The menu consists of panini's, toasted sandwiches, handmade pre-packed sandwiches and a selection of cakes and confectionary alongside a range of coffees, teas, locally produced juices and soft drinks. The business would ideally suit an owner operator, however the premises is suitable for a number of uses including retail.

INVENTORY  
To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal effects.

EPC RATING E 

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  • Paignton (5.9 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Paignton (5.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bettesworths, Torquay

29 - 30 Fleet Street, Torquay, TQ1 1BB

01803 367002 Local call rate

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