Restaurant for sale

30-34 Scarisbrick Avenue, Southport, Merseyside, PR8

Guide Price* £195,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • Use class orders: A3 Restaurants and Cafes

Key features

  • Gross turnover iro 10,000pw @ 72%GP
  • No late openings - Only 30 weeks average per year
  • Option of Leasehold & Freehold
  • 150 internal covers - 28 outside covers
  • Prime location between Lord Street & Promenade
  • Winners of many awards - highly respected business
  • Vastly reduced due to imminent retirement

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

TRADE & DESCRIPTION

An opportunity to acquire a well-established and highly respected Fish & Chips Restaurant with Takeaway in the upmarket coastal resort of Southport - famous for its stylish and elegant shops, superb restaurants and Hotels. Home of the Southport Flower Show and many other year round festivals attracting thousands of visitors into the area. A successful conference destination with award winning beaches and golf courses. The town centre is famous for its mile-long tree lined boulevard for shopping and eating out with many covered malls and arcades. More recently Ocean Boulevard located on the promenade with its mix of leisure and shopping facilities - adjacent to the restored pier. This superb business has the benefit of occupying one of the busiest pedestrian areas connecting Lord Street to the Promenade an area which has been upgraded by the local council.




PREMISES
Most attractive eye-catching premises with its two Restaurants either side of the central Takeaway section with outside seating area for 28 patrons where even dogs are welcome. With smart façade, welcoming signage and most recent addition The Ships Wheel (adjacent separate leasehold unit) laid out as follows:-




Ground Floor
Takeaway Area - with welcoming double-door access and stylish logo fronting the Henry Nuttall four pan gas range, serve over counter with Casio TE8500F cash register and illuminated menu board.
Restaurant A - (approx 32'5" x 15'7" or 9.85m x 4.75m) double fronted with centre recessed door offering 60 covers with suspended ceiling, Karndean industrial quality flooring. Waitress station and Scaiola cake display cabinet, access into the Kitchen.
Kitchen (approx 19'9" x 16' or 6.02m x 4.88m) superbly appointed with Pepsi Max chiller, Irn Bru drinks dispenser (on loan) and Instantia CT6000 hot water boiler. 13 pan bain marie, Pro-lite griddle, Foster Maxim stainless steel Fish Keep and Siraj Ice making machine. 4x Samsung industrial microwaves, Lincat grill, Escold chest freezer, Gravity slicer and Nestle ice cream conservator. Stainless steel tables and stainless steel sink/drainer with separate waste disposal and FMS Dishwasher. To the rear of the Kitchen is access into:-
Preparation Area (approx 9'7" x 8'5" or 2.92m x 2.57m) with stainless steel 6 burner cooker and Foster s/s refrigerator. IMC 56lb potato rumbler and IMC chipper.
Restaurant B - (approx 32'5" x 15'7" or 9.85m x 4.75m) offering 64 covers with similar fitments to restaurant A with staircase down to lower ground floor.
Ships Wheel Restaurant/Overflow (approx 23'6" x 15'7" or 7.16m x 4.75m) having a separate entrance with new shop frontage and security shutters (installed 2015) offering covers for 30 providing overflow for Café in its busiest hours. Serve over counter with refrigerated cake/desserts display cabinet. Sam4s ER5200M cash register, Bravilor Bonimat coffee machine, Instanta hot water boiler and Tefcold refrigerator. Access into:-
Staff Cloakroom (approx 15'9" x 8'4" or 4.8m x 2.54m) with stainless steel sink/drainer and worktop.
Disabled Cloakroom (approx 7'2" x 6'2" or 2.18 x 1.88m) with full disabled facilities including wash basin and hand rails - non slip flooring

Lower Ground Floor
Passageway with rear external doors into yard.
Gents Cloakroom with 2 cubicles, hand wash basin and hand driers.
Ladies Cloakroom with 2 cubicles, hand wash basin and hand driers.
Dry Storage Room 1 (approx 15'10" x 11'9" or 4.82m x 3.58m) with racking and electric meters.
Freezer Room (approx 15'11 x 13'7" or 4.85m x 4.14m) with stainless steel sink/drainer, 6x chest freezers, back up drinks chiller, back up rumbler and milk dispenser. Baxi hot water boiler.
Small Storage Area - with back up bain marie, chipper and gravity slicer.
Storage Room - (approx 13'5" x 13'2" or 4.09m x 4.01m) storage area for fans and other appliances for restaurant, gas meter.
Storage Room - (approx 17' x 11'4" or 5.18m x 3.45m) more storage with spare stainless steel tables, dividers, chip box.
N.B. The lower ground floor is cavernous and could be utilised for development of living area.
N.N.B. We are advised that the fixtures, fittings and equipment described above are the proprietors unencumbered property (unless otherwise stated). The final list of items to be included in the sale is produced when a sale is provisionally agreed. We have not tested the fixtures, fittings and equipment. All measurements are approximate and for your guidance only.


TRADE & COMMENTS
An established family business since 1957 which has served the area and has all the awards and accolades to show for it. A thriving business which rarely comes on to the market which shows year on year growth culminating in an estimated year end gross turnover iro £300,000 for average ONLY 30 weeks of the year with a lucrative over 72% gross profit. Overseen only by our vendor with 2 full-time and between 6 - 12 part-time staff depending on time of year. With NO LATE OPENINGS trading hours are only:-
1100 - 1800 (averaging 30 weeks of the year).

The premises further comprises of 6 studio flats and 1 three/four bedroom flat all let for additional income currently iro £31,000pa.

Offered on to the market with the following options:-

Freehold - Includes flats & business premises.(Excluding Ships Wheel leased unit).

Leasehold 1 - Offered on a new fifteen-year lease with a rental of £27,200 per annum for business only. (Includes Ships wheel rental of £5,200pa held on residue of 5 year lease).
Leasehold 2 - Our vendor is offering a new fifteen year lease with a rental of £43,200pa (which includes rental of Ships Wheel) offset by rental income from six studio flats and one three/four bedroom flat amounting to over £32,000p.a.

Business rates are currently £780 per annum.

Voted one of the best Fish & Chip Restaurants in the North West, Family business of the Year, Top 10 Friendliest Restaurants in the UK. Nine time winners of Seafood Awards the list goes on and on. We would advise and highly recommend early viewing of this most prestigious business at this new VASTLY REDUCED PRICE.


Nearest stations

  • Southport (0.3 mi)
  • Birkdale (1.0 mi)
  • Meols Cop (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

EM&F Group, North West

P.O. Box 205 Formby, Liverpool, L37 6WR

01706 566188 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Southport (0.3 mi)
  • Birkdale (1.0 mi)
  • Meols Cop (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

EM&F Group, North West

P.O. Box 205 Formby, Liverpool, L37 6WR

01706 566188 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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