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Restaurant/cafe for sale

The Elms, Ashley Road, Bradford-On-Avon BA15


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Hilton Smythe welcomes this café/Coffee shop at a popular location, in the historic town of Bradford on Avon. Currently offering coffee, cakes and seasonal salads, soups and sandwiches.

Run by the current owner for a year and a half, who is now looking to pursue other business interests.

-20 indoor covers and 8 outside, premises covering around 43sqm in an attractive grade 2 listed building
-Off road, sheltered outdoor seating to enjoy sunny days
-Turn-key purchase opportunity, with core regular customers from local businesses all year round
-Large tourist following, especially in the summer season with Bath spa only 7miles away, easy access can be gained via the A46/A36 and A350
-Very positive 4.5-star rating on Trip Advisor
-5 Star Hygiene rating
-Fully equipped café – pat tested recently completed with a number of appliances less than a year old

Since opening, the business has grown steadily, however with longer opening hours into the evening and Sundays in the summer months, together with more advertising, super clubs, tastings and private parties this business could easily be taken to the next level.

An internal inspection is very highly recommended to appreciate the lovely location and massive potential on offer.

This great little coffee shop/café in this fantastic location, offers much potential for the future and must be viewed.

Shambles coffee shop is situated in the heart of Bradford on Avon, a very popular small town.

Bradford on Avon is a town and civil parish in west Wiltshire, England, with a population of 9,402 at the 2011 census. The town's canal, historic buildings, shops, pubs and restaurants make it popular with tourists. Set perfectly in the dramatic Avon Valley, it is a rare combination of river, canal and architecture of true character. It's no surprise that this place has drawn people through the ages.

The larger spa town on Bath is less than 7 miles away and easy access can also be gained to all surrounding areas via the A46/A36 and A350.

These are easily managed premises covering around 43 sqm in this attractive grade 2 listed building, with the main café area having tables and chairs for 25 covers, serving counter and till, kitchen, small storage cupboard and WC, together with outside seating to the front for a further 8 covers.

We have a range of equipment offered within the sale to Include:
•8-month-old sandwich display fridge
•6-month-old buffalo double size grill
•12-month-old Dulet convection oven
•3 freezers
•1 fridge
•Drinks fridge
•Electric oven
•2 plate hob
•Salad/work over fridge
•Pie warmer and more.

This great little coffee shop/café in this fantastic location, offers much potential for the future and must be viewed.

We are advised that the business is being sold as a leasehold opportunity, with a 20-year lease, having around 5 years left to run. The rent payable is £11,700 per annum.

Monday 8:30 a.M. To 4.00 p.M.
Tuesday 8:30 a.M. To 4.00 p.M.
Wednesday 8:30 a.M. To 4.00 p.M.
Thursday 8:30 a.M. To 4.00 p.M.
Friday 8.30 a.M. To 4.00 p.M.
Saturday 9:00 a.M. To 12noon
Sunday Closed

The business is currently run by the owner and 1 part time staff at any one time.

Financial Profile
The coffee shop turned over for the first 6 months of 2018 Jan-Jun £28,520.89 with a net profit of £8,191.19.

According to the voa website the rateable value is £9,600, however the business benefits from small business rate relief so currently has no rates to pay.


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Local Amenities

  • Bradford-on-Avon 0.2 miles
  • Avoncliff 1.4 miles
  • Christ Church Church of England Controlled Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Fitzmaurice Primary School 0.4 miles

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