Ref: GAT2118

Gator Business Sales are pleased to offer for sale this well established, profitable and very popular coffee shop and café.

Central location in an historic market town approx. 3 miles from Salisbury and 8 miles from Stonehenge.

Busy throughout the day with a good mix of regulars and visitors to the area.  Fantastic (genuine!) reviews on both TripAdvisor and Google.

The business is particularly well-known for its breakfast and brunch options, together with its selection of home-made cakes.

A particular feature of the café is its attractive outdoor courtyard area which has recently been extended.  This offers 33 well spaced covers.  Inside there are a further 27 covers, nicely arranged through two dining areas.

Turnover has increased significantly since the Covid restrictions were lifted in spring 2021.  Sales for the first 10 months of the current financial year (November 2021 to August 2022) were £178K inclusive of VAT, which is a 42% increase on the same period pre-Covid.

Secure lease with favourable terms.

A3 planning consent, FSA 5 star hygiene rating, and alcohol license.

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award winner.

Quality fixtures and fittings throughout.

Health issues force a reluctant sale.

This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire an established and profitable food service business with a stellar reputation.

Property Details: Leasehold

Asking Price: £65,000 + SAV

Annual Turnover: £200,000

Trading Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 8.30am-4.30pm, Sunday: 9.00am-3.00pm.  The business is currently closed on Tuesday.

Employees: In addition to the two owners who both work full-time, there is a supervisor (40 hours per week) and a part-time (26.5 hours per week) café assistant.  At the weekends there are two further part-time café assistants who each work 5 hours per week.

Location: Ideal location in the centre of a busy South Wiltshire market town, approx. 3 miles from Salisbury.  There is free parking directly opposite and adjacent, and two local tourist attractions nearby.

Premises Details: Double-fronted ground floor premises totaling approx. 76 sq m/815 sq ft.  In addition there is the large outdoor courtyard area.

Planning Consent: The business benefits from full A3 planning consent.

Lease Terms: The current lease has a term of 15 years.  We are informed by our client that the lease is contracted into the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act, and as such offers the right of renewal.  Rent is £11,500 per annum.  The incoming tenant will be required to lodge a 3 month rent bond with the landlord.  In addition to the main premises, the vendor also rents a separate storage facility from the landlord at a rental of £75 per month.

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