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Restaurant/cafe for sale

Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1

  • Under offer


Property details


  • Versatile Catering Premises
  • 2 Bed Owner’s Accommodation & Separate Studio Apartment
  • Prominent Location Close to Babbacombe Downs, Cary Park & St Marychurch
  • Perfect Opportunity for Couple/Partnership Wishing to Venture into Running their Own Business
  • Rear Court Yard & Parking for 2

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Courtenay’s Cove Café is located on Babbacombe Road, one of the main arterial roads through Torquay linking St Marychurch to the harbourside and town centre. The scenic Babbacombe Downs are just a short walking distance from the premises where there is a large number of hotels, holiday apartments and guest houses as well as the popular Babbacombe Theatre. The premises are also close to the residential areas of Cary Park, St Marychurch and Ellacombe providing the café with a large catchment area.

Courtenay’s Cove Café is a licensed café/bistro/restaurant premises with the added benefit of two bedroom owner’s accommodation and separate studio apartment currently let out on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement. The current owner trades daytimes only, providing customers with all day breakfasts, sandwiches, baguettes, panini, jacket potatoes, burgers and a selection of pasties, sausage rolls, hot and cold drinks, along with alcoholic beverages. The café also offers a takeaway option. The café currently trades Monday to Saturday, 8am till approximately 3.30pm. This versatile premises, which benefited from a new roof, fascias and soffits in 2016, would be suitable for a variety of catering uses.

Double Frontage With Recessed Central Entrance Leading Into:-

Main Trade Area

Carpeted throughout and centrally heated. Seating for 25 at wooden tables and upholster chairs.

Bar Area

With under counter 2 drinks fridges, electronic cash register and storage cupboards.

Commercial Kitchen

With non-slip flooring, tiled walls and roll top work surfaces. Under counter fridge, under counter freezer, 2 wall mounted microwaves, Chef Master counter top deep fat fryer, 6 ring gas hob with oven under and stainless steel splash back. Wall mounted Parry salamander grill, 2 stainless steel deep sink units with drainer, further under counter fridge, dishwasher, Necta Korinto hot drinks machine and wash hand basin. Window with view over rear yard.

From the kitchen stairs leading to:-

Cellar Storage Area

Wood racking for dry stores, large upright fridge, 3 upright fridge freezers. Access to the studio apartment.

Customer Cloakroom

On first floor - With WC and wash hand basin.

From the main trade area steps down to:-

Rear Courtyard

Entrance to the Studio apartment and seating area. Access to 2 parking spaces and rear lane leading to St Anne’s Road.

Studio Apartment

Currently let on an ast for £150 per week inclusive utilities and council tax.


Central heating radiator.

Shower Room

With WC, wash hand basin, electric shower and cubicle.

Separate Kitchen

With stainless steel sink and drainer, cupboards under.

Private Owner’s Accommodation

With access through the café or separate entrance from the main road with stairs leading up to:-

Private Vendor Bathroom

With full bathroom suite and tiled splash back.

Laundry Room / Office

With water heater and shower unit.

Two Double Bedroom & Single Bedroom

Currently used as an office.

General Information

Rateable Value

2017 List £5,200. Council Tax Band ‘A’. For more information, we advise you to contact the Local Authority, Torbay Council. Tel.


The premises are held on a Fully Repairing and Insuring Lease with a 6 years from June 2015 with rent of £13,000 per annum and a 3 year break clause. We have been informed that the Landlord will consider granting a new lease, with further terms to be agreed to the next tenant, subject to satisfactory references and credit check.


The premises are connected to all main services.


To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal effects.


Wet and Dry stock in trade and Bar Glassware will be taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of completion.

EPC Rating E

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Torquay - North Quay 1.4 miles
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon 1.4 miles
  • All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Abbey School 0.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Torquay - North Quay 1.4 miles
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon 1.4 miles
  • All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Abbey School 0.4 miles
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