The sale of Café Treff offers an excellent business opportunity to acquire an extremely well established café which is prominently positioned in an ideal trading position in the centre of Ambleside on the main thoroughfare in the heart of the Lake District National Park. A highly popular tourist destination, with strong all year round tourist trade. Nestled in a prime retail position, in the village centre, a stones throw to the main car park. All assisting to create strong levels of foot fall throughout the year.
The premises has A3 Use Class having been trading as a popular café specializing in being purveyors in the finest coffees and teas, established in 2004. The business also serves hot and cold food and the premises is allowed a license to sell wine under the lease.
The property is being sold as a going concern with all fixture and fittings associated and the remainder of a original 12 year lease from November 2011.
1901 x 1703 (5.80m x 5.23m)
Double opening doors access the property leading into an attractive split level seating area presently with 33 covers. Well maintained and attractively presented with wood floor and partial pine panelled walls. The kitchen is located to the rear and has an attractive open plan design, with a combination of stainless steel and wooded work surfaces. All appliances are included in the sale.
From the front café area there is an open wooden staircase leading to:
Having a useful storage area.
Fully wall and floor tiled with a WC and wash hand basin.
Additionally on the ground floor there is a separate storage area where the freezers are conveniently located close to the kitchen. The store room houses the electric meter and fuse box. There is also an external door to the front.
Mains water, electric and drainage.
The business is being sold as a going concern with a healthy trade and profits. Accounts will be made available to genuinely interested parties. Currently employing two full time and one part time staff member. Opening hours 10-5, 6 days per week closed on Tuesdays and operating throughout the year.
Leasehold and original 12 year lease from 14th November 2011 on IRI terms with 4 years remaining. 3 yearly Rent Reviews and annual rent of £9450.
The landlord is the Herd Lawson Trust who may be amenable to extending or granting a new lease subject to negotiation.
£13,750. Actual amount payable £6,407.50. This could be reduced to ZERO if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.