5 bedroom takeaway for sale

Bampton, Devon

£519,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Prime trading position within desirable Mid Devon town
  • Huge property, immaculate takeaway/prep facilities
  • Superior owners accommodation of up to 5 bedrooms
  • Highly profitable, Takings 3,500 - 4,000 per week
  • Trades 5 lunches & 5 evenings, closes for holidays
  • Within glorious countryside, edge of Exmoor National Park
  • Benefits from private enclosed rear Garden
  • Predominantly staff run
  • Rare business opportunity
  • EM&F reference number: CFY33584N

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: A quite exceptional Fish & Chip shop opportunity combining a top performing highly profitable business with huge premises offering immaculate trading facilities and superior owners accommodation. Viewing is a must to appreciate the size of the premises, formerly 2 properties, extending to the rear a considerable length. The premises have been the subject of considerable ongoing investment ensuring they are presented to the very highest of standards, to include state of the art fire alarm/sprinkler system, providing takeaway area with the benefit of some customer seating, extensive comprehensively equipped preparation facilities together with storage, utility room and a cloakroom. Extending over 2 floors above is the accommodation, can be totally self-contained, and can offer up to 5 bedrooms, currently configured to provide kitchen, dining room, day lounge, formal lounge, master en-suite bedroom, guest bedroom, hobbies room, bedroom 3/office and family bathroom. Outside owners benefit from an enclosed rear garden enjoying far reaching countryside views of the surrounding hills. The business is long established and well known throughout the area, attracting trade from a wide catchment area such is its reputation, also enjoying some visitor trade, in particular during the summer months having close ties with nearby caravan and camping sites. Takings continue to increase each year, benefiting from limited competition, offering new owners further opportunities through increased opening hours, the business only trades 5 lunchtimes and 5 evenings each and closing for regular holidays.

Location: Enjoying a highly visible trading position, considered to be one of the best trading positions in the town, centrally positioned, fronting the main street passing through the town, nestled amongst the other businesses within the town, next door to a newly refurbished fruit & vegetable store, close to the local, Convenience Store, Butchers, Hair Salon and Bakery. Brook Street benefits from being very wide and offers free unrestricted car parking on either side which is in addition to the free car parks located at either end ensuring the business remains very accessible. Bampton, an award winning Mid Devon town, is situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park close to the Somerset border ensuring regular visitors throughout the year. A number of popular annual events provide significant boosts to the town's economy with a huge influx of visitors, these events comprise Bampton Fair held on the last Thursday in October and lasting 4 days being the oldest surviving charter fair in the country. The market town of Tiverton lies approx. 6½ miles away along with the A396 North Devon link road which in turn provides quick and easy access to the M5 motorway network and the Regional Capital City of Exeter.

Premises: Attractive Georgian style glazed double frontage with newly installed illuminated signage above the whole building having been recently painted together with new soffits and facias. Central glazed customer entrance door opening to centrally heated RECEPTION AREA, non-slip flooring, tiled walls, newly installed wall mounted menu boards, suspended ceiling with inset fluorescent strip lighting, freestanding tables and matching chairs provide 14 covers for those wishing to eat in, the area also houses a glazed front upright drinks chiller. Full width SERVERY incorporating Henry Nuttall 3 pan range benefiting from built in filtration system, order point with electronic till. Behind can be found rear fitted work counter with base storage units, stainless steel sink/draining unit, glass wall display shelving, 2 under counter freezers, 2 pot Baine Marie. Useful side COOKING AREA, comprising stainless steel topped work counter with base storage unit below, stainless steel work table, stainless steel wall cladding, twin Velox contract grill with extractor canopy above, wall mounted commercial microwave oven. Staff/customer CLOAKROOM leading off, non-slip flooring, part tiled, easy wipe cladding to the walls, toilet, hand washbasin, extractor, paper towel and soap dispensers. Connecting the front of the premises to the rear of the premises is the long PREPARATION AREA, 5* EHO rating held, non-slip flooring, tiled walls, recently clad ceiling, modern fitted work counters and base storage units, twin stainless steel commercial sink unit, hand washbasin, stainless steel 8 drawer fish keep, upright fridge, 2 commercial microwave ovens. Separate FREEZER ROOM containing 3 stainless steel topped chest freezers, upright freezer and storage racking, fitted with easy wipe cladding to the walls, wall mounted oil fired boiler. Rear STORE/UTILITY AREA contains additional storage racking, fitted with work counter, enjoys views over the garden in addition to providing access to it. A lowered POTATO PREPARATION ROOM leads off the utility/store, tiled floor incorporating drainage, contains rumbler and chipper, continues to drinks STOREROOM and lobby providing access to inner COURTYARD providing BIN STORE and where the heated POTATO STORE is situated with the courtyard enjoying access to the main street without having to go through the shop.

(None of the above appliances/systems have been tested and a purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the serviceability of these.)

Accommodation: Can be totally self-contained, benefiting from oil fired central heating and double glazing, private entrance door from main street to covered WALKWAY which can also provide useful storage in respect of bikes etc., houses glazed front door opening to ENTRANCE LOBBY, under stairs storage, useful inter-connecting door with the shop, HOBBIES ROOM leading off which could also provide OFFICE or additional BEDROOM with side aspect to courtyard. Stairs from the lobby lead to split level FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY from which all rooms lead off. Modern KITCHEN having vinyl flooring, fitted with work counters, base and wall storage units, stainless steel sink/draining unit, integral upright fridge/freezer, extractor canopy and inset ceiling spot lighting. Adjoining DINING ROOM enjoying front aspect over main street below, access to DAY LOUNGE with dual aspect to the front and side of the property, benefits from additional doorway providing access back to the hallway leading to the rear of the property and also providing coat hanging cupboard, double airing cupboard and works uniform cupboard. MASTER BEDROOM, a double with rear aspect of surrounding countryside, fitted wardrobes, inset ceiling spot lighting, EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled floor and walls, fitted with double shower tray, vanity hand washbasin, toilet and spot lighting. BEDROOM 2, a double with rear aspect, benefits from fitted double wardrobe, BEDROOM 3, currently used as an OFFICE, also a double. Lovely family BATHROOM with vinyl flooring, tiled walls and spot lighting, fitted with 4 piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle, sunken bath, hand washbasin and toilet in addition to a heated towel rail and towel storage shelving. One of the most appealing features of the accommodation is the open plan attic conversion considered suitable for numerous uses to include a further bedroom but currently providing a formal LOUNGE/CINEMA ROOM with feature vaulted ceiling incorporating Velux widows to either side together with illuminated recessed fitted display shelving in addition to providing eaves storage.

Outside: To the rear, enclosed GARDEN, enjoys views of surrounding countryside, laid out to provide PATIO AREA, raised LAWN AREA with shingle pathway to SEATING AREA, and 2 STORAGE SHEDS and oil storage tank.

Business: A renowned long established business benefiting from no immediate direct competition, offered for sale in order to pursue an alternative business opportunity in conjunction with family members, serving a traditional quality Fish & Chip menu comprising chips, a variety of fish, pies, chicken, burgers, sausages. A strong local following is enjoyed in addition to attracting customers from surrounding villages such is the quality of food which also leads to large orders and catering for local clubs and societies. With customer seating the outlet proves popular with those working in the area especially at lunchtimes or in inclement weather, visitors/ holidaymakers staying at nearby camping/caravan sites during summer months whereby weekly bulk orders are received, additionally the annual Bampton Fair proves very lucrative. The town continues to grow with new developments taking place, from which the business is expected to benefit.

Trading Hours: Opens favourable hours, trading Tuesday to Saturday lunchtimes 12.00 noon to 1.45pm and evenings 5.00pm to 9.00pm with the exception of the traditional busy Friday when the business closes at the slightly later time of 10.00pm. It should be noted the vendors take regular holidays, amounting to approximately 6 weeks each year, when the business is closed.

Staff: Operated by a husband and wife team with the of 1 part time fryer and 4 part time assistants. It should be noted, to suit their lifestyle, vendors only work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening.

Takings: Trading performance is impressive, takings average £3,500 - £4,000 pw. and year ended 31st July 2019 sales were £153,696 ex Vat returning a GP of £98,063 at 64%. With the vendors working part time in the business, NP approaching £60,000 are achievable, should new owners work full time then NP approaching £70,000 would be available.

Comments: An opportunity to acquire a top performing business, substantial property with superior owner's accommodation within a most desirable town offering an enviable lifestyle. Additional opportunities exist through Monday opening and additional Menu lines.

Tenure: Freehold.

Rates: Currently 'Nil' after 100% rate relief.

Price: £519,995 for the benefit of the Freehold, Goodwill, Fixtures, Fittings & Equipment (according to inventory) plus stock at valuation.



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01404 606038 Local call rate

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