The property Monsters Mansion is a well presented and purpose equipped café with children's indoor soft play centre occupying a single storey leasehold lockup premises. Established in 2008, the business comprises a high quality purpose-built Play Frame, Café Area with up to 28 covers and a Servery Area, an enclosed Party Area for up to 30 children, Commercial Kitchen, Staff Area/Storeroom and Customer Welfare Facilities. Externally the property benefits from a fully enclosed Lawned Area with seating for 10 and Car Parking.
Situation Monsters Mansion is situated adjacent to Elmore Football Club just off Heathcoat Way within the historic mid Devon market town of Tiverton. Tiverton has a resident population of around 17,500 people and offers a good range of modern facilities and amenities. Located in the beautiful Exe Valley, the town offers excellent transport links with the mainline rail link to London and easy access to the M5 motorway (5 miles) and the Cathedral City of Exeter (14 miles) with its international airport.
Internal details Double entrance doors to front leading into Entrance Reception with reception hatchway and double doors into Play Centre with a state of the art and purpose built padded steel structure play frame with ball pools, slides, Under 3’s Area and Up to 4’9” Area. Café Area with part Altro, part wood laminate flooring which offers up to 28 covers with contemporary tables and chairs, purpose equipped Café Servery with stainless steel topped servery counter, electric cash register, Ducalo coffee machine, coffee grinder and glass fronted fridge. Party Area fully enclosed for up to 30 children. Commercial Kitchen with range of stainless steel work surfaces with shelving below, stainless steel wall shelving, contact grill, griddle and toaster, commercial dishwasher, commercial microwave oven, twin electric hob, double deep fat fryer, stainless steel sink unit, stainless steel wash hand basin, hot water heater, counter fridge with six bowl refrigerated salad server, upright commercial freezer and Lincat oven. Staff Room/Store Room. Ladies & Gents WCs. Disabled WC with baby changing facility.
Please note: The fittings, equipment and services listed have not been tested by the agents, although we are informed that all items are in working order.
External details There is car parking to the rear of the premises. To the front of the premises is a Fully Enclosed Lawned Area with bench seating for 10.
The business The premises were purposely fitted and furnished to a high standard throughout in 2008 as a café and party venue with a children's soft play centre. The business operates from 9:30am until 4:00pm Monday to Friday, from 10:00am until 4:00pm on Saturday, and from 11:00am until 4:00pm on a Sunday. The business has developed an excellent reputation for its state of the art facilities, good quality food and the excellent environment for children. Our clients aim is to provide parents peace of mind in the knowledge that their children are in a safe and fun environment where they can develop and interact with other children in a fun and safe place whilst their parents can catch up with friends over coffee or lunch. The menu is simplistic and affordable and includes a variety of salads, sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes, baguettes, burgers and ice cream. The café also provides a selection of hot and cold beverages and freshly ground coffee, and wherever possible, our clients use local produce. The business has seen excellent growth in visitor numbers and in income from both the general public use and pre-booked parties and functions as well as regular preschool and school parties using the premises. Admission charges are £4.00 for 1’s and over and £2.00 for under 1’s with no charge for adults. Wi-fi is available throughout for customers and the business has a website . The business has an active database of members and offers a popular private hire party option. The business is run completely under management with virtually no day to day involvement by our client.
Trading information Accounting information can be made available to interested parties following a formal viewing of the business.
Opening hours Monday to Friday 9:30am until 4:00pm, Saturday 10:00am until 4:00pm and Sunday 11:00am until 4:00pm.
Current staffing The business is run under full management with 3 parttime members of staff running the business on a day to day basis.
Potential Our clients advise us that there is undoubtedly potential to extend the current opening hours to include early evenings, for more high-profile marketing and advertising of the business and for hands on operators to reduce the current wage costs accordingly
EPC Awaited and to Be Confirmed.
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 are connected to the subject property to include a newly installed gas fired central heating system. The utility costs are metered and paid directly to the landlords. These amount to approximately £300 per month.
Price & tenure £34,950 for the valuable leasehold interest and full trade inventory. Wet and dry stocks to be additional at valuation. Vacant possession upon completion.
The business is a leasehold lockup unit and is held on a 5 year lease from March 2015. We are advised that the current rent is £10,200 pa. Full details available on request.
Viewings Strictly by appointment with the vendors Sole Selling Agents.Tel: Email: You are recommended to contact us before visiting the property even for an informal viewing. We can then confirm whether or not it is still available.
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