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Restaurant/cafe for sale

45 Fore Street, Sidmouth EX10

  • Sold subject to contract


(£39,950.00/sq. ft)


  • floor area1 sq. ft

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The property The premises which were purposely fitted and equipped in 2012 offers undoubted potential for incoming operators to develop a style of trade to suit their own requirements and take advantage of this highly desirable catering premises in a prominent trading position in the main street and less than 100 yards from the seafront in this highly sought after East Devon coastal town. The premises briefly comprisean airconditioned Main Café Area comfortably seating 32 plus customers; Customer Servery with Preparation Kitchen Area and Customer WCs. Closed in December 2017, Coastal Coffee Lounge previously traded on a daytime only from 9:00am until 5:00pm during the summer and with limited hours in the winter.

Situation Coastal Coffee Lounge occupies a lucrative and prime trading position in the main street in the much sought after and highly regarded coastal town of Sidmouth, probably one of the busiest tourist locations in East Devon. The business is located within 100 yards from the main seafront and beach within the town centre. The attractive East Devon Regency coastal resort town of Sidmouth is an extremely affluent town, situated on the Jurassic Coast in an area officially designated as a World Heritage Site by unesco. With a resident population of approximately 15,000, which is boosted considerably by visitors to the town throughout the year and particularly during the summer months. Sidmouth also draws trade from the nearby coastal villages, hamlets and towns. Sidmouth is situated around 12 miles from the City of Exeter with access to the M5 motorway which provides excellent communication links throughout the UK. This exclusive coastal resort is particularly renowned for its folk week whereby businesses enjoy a huge trading boost.

Internal details ground floor – Entrance door to front into Main Coffee Shop Seating Area. An air conditioned seating area with a character and eclectic style throughout with part wood panelled walls, glazed windows to the front and side, glazed dessert display cabinet, wall mounted menu boards, range of free standing leather effect high backed chairs and free standing wooden topped tables and 2 comfy leather sofas, comfortably seating 32 plus customers in total. Slate fronted and solid wood topped Customer Servery with solid wood worksurfaces, undercounter open storage, electronic cash register, wall shelving, Panini press, twin contact grill, 3 under counter fridges, Expopar coffee machine, hot water still, stainless steel sink unit, stainless steel hand basin, store cupboards. Preparation Kitchen Area with worksurfaces, wall shelving, microwave oven, under counter freezer, 2 double hot plates and stainless steel sink unit. Bin store cupboard. Customer WC with
disabled facilities.

Please note: The fittings, equipment and services listed have not been tested by the agents.

The opportunity Coastal Coffee Lounge traded as a well regarded daytime only coffee shop, which closed in December 2017. Well presented throughout, the premises boasts a lucrative and prominent trading position in the main street and close to the seafront. The business offered an easy to prepare menu to include hot and cold drinks, light lunches, snacks, cakes, soup, jacket potatoes, sandwiches, toasties, desserts and afternoon tea. The business also benefitted from a 5 Star Food Hygiene rating.

Trading information No accounting information or sales figures are available and interested parties should make their own assessment as to the trading potential of the business.

Opening hours The business previously traded from 9:00am until 5:00pm seven days a week during the summer months and these hours were reduced during the winter months.

Potential There is potential for incoming operators to stamp their own mark on this business and to develop their own style of trade. There are also opportunities for evening opening, especially during the main summer season.

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Rating For up to date Business Rates and Council Tax information relating to this property, we refer you to The Valuation Office website .

Services All mains services with the exception of mains gas are connected to the subject property.

Tenure The premise is offered by way of a new 7 year contributory lease, at a rent of £22,500 plus VAT, to be paid quarterly in advance. The tenant is responsible for the shop front and internal upkeep of the premises and a percentage of both the buildings insurance and of the exterior decoration costs. The lease will be fully renewable at the end of the term

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Local Amenities

  • Feniton 7.7 miles
  • Whimple 8 miles
  • St John's International School 0.7 miles
  • Sidmouth Church of England (VA) Primary School 1.1 miles

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