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Retail premises for sale

£24,995

The Arcade, High Street, Cookham, Maidenhead SL6

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Property description

Business
Hilton Smythe Commercial are delighted to offer to the market Ribbons and Pearls bridal business, established in the village in 2008 and purchased by our client in 2012. Now offered for sale due to commitments of our client’s other business and need to slow down on current workload. Currently the business is run to suit with 2 days of opening per week.

The sought after bridal business offers a unique range of bridal gowns, limited edition pieces and accessories. Many of the labels are exclusive to our clients shop and include Amanda Wyatt, Heritage by Balbier Wyatt, Phoenix, Isabelle Montagu, Jean Fox, Intuzuri Costura, Phil Collins, Enzoani, Enzoani Beautiful, d’zage and Donna Lee. Some of which are not available within a 30-mile radius of the shop.

Accessories include tiaras, veils and fascinators.

Gowns range from £499 to £2,300.

Our client ensures all brides are seen on a 1-2-1 basis and feel confident they have chosen the best gown for them, there designers are happy to customise their gowns to best suit the bride.

Currently only run 25% of the available time. The business would suit and benefit anyone looking to own and work full time in the business.

Location
Ribbons and Pearls is located in Pocketts Yard, on the High St in Cookham near Maidenhead in Berkshire. Cookham is situated 25 miles to the west of London and is located very close to the Buckinghamshire border, between the M4 and M40 motorways. There is a mainline rail station and bus action linking Cookham to nearby Maidenhead, Marlow, Bourne End and High Wycombe.

The royal manor of Cookham was held by the crown until 1818 and today, although many changes have taken place, the village has made most of its position and is now one of the most popular Thameside locations with many outstanding restaurants and inns, including the Bel and Dragon dating from 1417 and reputedly one of the oldest licensed houses in England.

Cookham is known as the home of the artist Stanley Spencer whose gallery of work in the village attracts many visitors. The area attracts a wealthy resident and homes are well sought after. There is free parking directly outside the business and an attractive choice of independent shops along the same road as the business.
Premises
Attractive window display and well-signed property, clearly visible to passing trade.

Equipment includes: -

Pink carver armchair

Plant stand

Large mirror

4 x manikins

4 x glass shelves

Period glass fronted display cabinet

Full height rails with lighting to right side

Air con unit

3 x large changing rooms with lighting and mirrors.

Rear office area with filing shelving.

Kitchen area.

Toilet.

Rear access with staff parking space.
Tenure
This is a Leasehold opportunity.

Original 5 year lease.

With 1 year remaining as of 2017.

Rent of £8,400 per annum.

Hours
The business is currently open 2 days a week 1 weekday and a Saturday.
Staff
Owner and a Saturday member of staff.
Financial profile
2017 accounts show a turnover of £55,000, with a gross profit of 61%.

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Nearby transport

  • Cookham (0.6 miles)
  • Bourne End (1.2 miles)
  • Furze Platt (2.0 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (12.1 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (26.2 miles)
  • London City Airport (33.1 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (16.4 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (16.4 miles)
  • Hampton Ferry Landing (18.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, Cookham (0.1 miles)
  • Cookham Rise Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Westfield School (1.4 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Maidenhead (3.7 miles)
  • Berkshire College of Agriculture (4.4 miles)
  • Progress School (6.0 miles)
  • Bourne End Academy (1.5 miles)
  • Furze Platt Senior School (2.1 miles)
  • Claires Court Schools (2.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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