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Commercial property for sale

£40,000

Whitstable CT5, UK

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Property features

  • Superb Reputation
  • Weekly Takings £1,526
  • Highly Desirable Location
  • Affluent Loyal Client Base
  • Great Potential To Increase T/O Via Internet Sales
  • EPC - Not Required

Property description

French Inspired Interiors was established in July 2012 marketing an extensive range of French and French inspired furniture available in a range of finishes from soft, distressed colours and contemporary pieces. The business also offers an interesting and diverse range of living room, dining room, contemporary garden ware, linens, fine china, glassware, lighting, mirrors and gifts, and also stock Grand Illusions Vintage chalk paint and nlxl wallpapers. (Brands include Libra, Voyage Maison, Hanjel, Qing and Nkuku and Athezza, La Rochere, also Branch-v-Olive and St Eval) The current vendor also sells art pieces from carefully selected local artists.

Many items are available in store for immediate delivery and collection or to order.

This excellent business opportunity also offers re-upholstery, Blind and curtain making services from a fine range of fabrics using local professionals. (Official stockists of Linwood, Voyage, Emily Bond, Ian Mankin, Margo Selby and Juliet Taylor)

French Inspired Interiors is located in a prominent trading position, in the affluent, highly sought after and popular year round destination seaside town of Whitstable in Kent and attracts customers from a wide radius beyond the town. French Inspired Interiors draws its loyal clientele from both local residents, holiday home owners and re-locaters as well as visitors, both regular and occasional.

Whitstable is a seaside town located on the north coast of Kent and the first seaside town to the south of London, in south-east England. It is approximately 5 miles north of Canterbury and approximately 2-3 miles west of Herne Bay. It is part of the City of Canterbury district and has a population of about 30,000.

Whitstable is famous for its oysters, which have been collected in the area since at least Roman times. Whitstable's distinctive character is popular with tourists, and its maritime heritage is celebrated with the annual oyster festival. Freshly caught shellfish are available throughout the year making the harbour and fish market important to the town's economy and tourist trade.

The well-presented and characterful business accommodation is an air conditioned lock up shop with approximately 68 sq m of sales floor area comprising of a Sales area of 45sq m, Washroom of 5sq m and Kitchen, storage, workshop area of 18sq m. The business moved to this current premises in the summer of 2016. The property is newly renovated including rewiring, plumbing and décor which includes exposed brickwork feature walls. It benefits from daylight in every room as it is end of terrace. The entire shop front is glass as well as having a return side window also onto the pavement which is deep enough to allow a display area outside. The characterful nature of the shop is created by the diverse and eclectic products and their well thought out displays. Well positioned, on main shopping street, the business benefits from much passing traffic and is close to other local businesses, free parking and commuter routes.

There is a 5 year lease from May 2016. The local landlord is just next door. The business has a rateable value of £7000 with rent of £9,000 per annum and a strong and consistent turnover of almost £80,000 per annum, making this a superb investment opportunity and potential lifestyle changing business proposition. Viewings are advised as soon as possible and are requested by appointment only.

Business: £40,000.

Please quote ref: 4262

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Nearby transport

  • Whitstable (0.4 miles)
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe (1.9 miles)
  • Herne Bay (4.1 miles)
  • Manston Airport (13.9 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (20.6 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (27.9 miles)
  • Ramsgate Ferry Terminal (16.9 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (18.4 miles)
  • Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing (20.6 miles)

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  • St Alphege Church of England Infant School (0.0 miles)
  • Whitstable Junior School (0.0 miles)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Endowed Church of England Junior School (0.2 miles)
  • The King's School Canterbury (5.8 miles)
  • Canterbury College (6.2 miles)
  • CATS Canterbury (6.7 miles)
  • The Community College Whitstable (0.7 miles)
  • Herne Bay High School (3.8 miles)
  • Fairlight Glen Independent Special School (4.2 miles)
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