Description Bay Cottage Stores, po and Bistro is an extremely busy business which was purchased by the current vendors in 2013. Since purchasing the business the vendors have renovated the property. The business benefits from being fully equipped and presented at walk in condition. Although the business is trading extremely successfully, there is still opportunity to expand the business. The business is being sold due to the current vendors personal circumstance.
The business offers any potential buyers an excellent opportunity to purchase a business in the popular rural location of Strachur. Strachur is a popular tourist stop off in Argyll and Bute, overlooking Loch Fyne towars Inverary.
The business trades from 07:45-18:00 seven days
The Café trades from 09:00-17:00 seven days with takeaway food from 08.00
The Post office trades from 09:00-17:30 Mon to Sat
The business offers a good selection of general, groceries, newspapers, local produce, magazines, chilled produce, confectionary, stationary, cigarettes, beers, wines and spirits, fishing tackle and bait.
The business further benefits from offering a hot and cold food take away.
The Café/Bistro currently operates serving a good selection of Scottish fayre, offering breakfast, lunch and High Teas. In addition the current vendors have opened in the summer evenings for dinner and speciality theme nights and holds a licence till 23.00 Mon-Sun
The business further benefits from full CCTV.
The Post Office offers all services associated with a community post office. We are advised that the annual income of the post office is circa £19,000.
Situation Bay Cottage Stores and Post Office is well located on the main street in the Village. The premises are just minutes from various Holiday Parks on the banks of Loch Fyne and newly installed pontoon for boat owners and visitors.
Building Internal The property is a traditionally semi-detached lock up unit. The main entrance is from the front. On entering the service counter and Post office counter is located to the rear. The main shop is well fitted with product shelving on the outer walls, complimented with a centre aisle unit. There are several chilled and freezer display units. Behind the counter you will find the tobacco display. To the right on entry you will find a well presented and furnished café/bistro. The café is furnished with wooden table and chairs and can accommodate 28 persons. To the right of the counter is a well equipped kitchen area, with gas range and ample work surfaces and storage cupboards. To the rear of the kitchen, you will find a small stock area along. The property further benefits from a CCTV system and epos till system.
Building External The front of the property is straight to street. To the side you will find off street parking together with outside seating by way of wooden picnic tables.
Services We have been advised that the property has mains services.
Tenure The current vendor owns the freehold and is offering a long lease. The annual rental is £30,000 per annum.
Accounts Trading Figures will be made available after a formal viewing has taken place.
Summary The sale of Bay Cottage Stores, Post Office and Bistro offers a great opportunity to purchase an established and well performing business. Viewing is highly recommended.
Call to Action Offers in the region of £50,000 are sought for the leasehold, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.
Inventory An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to lease, this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.
Viewing Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.
Offers All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.
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