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Well Known Local Cafe With Accommodation For Sale

Preston, Lancashire
Asking Price:
£139,950
Sales Revenue:
£46,260
Cash Flow:
Available on request

Business
Hilton Smythe is proud to present to the market The Food Hamper.

The Food Hamper is a well-known local café which specialises in

• Breakfasts

• Hot and cold sandwiches

• Tea and coffee

• Cold drinks

Our client established the café 10 years ago but now has reluctantly decided to sell due to wanting to relocate. The business is currently turning over £46,260 per annum and has a gross profit of 64%.

Although this is a good and healthy turnover we feel as though the new owner could improve it by

• Extending the opening hours on weekends

• Possibly start outside catering

• Delivering to local residents and businesses

• Extending the menu

The café has been awarded the 5-star hygiene award as is also completed with a Facebook page which is posted on daily with new additions to the menu and daily meal deals.

The café has 8 covers has a very modern day feel to it.

The businesses accommodation is large and spacious, this is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this already thriving business to the next level; therefore, early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Location
The Food Hamper is located in Ashton-on-Ribble near Preston, Lancashire.

Preston is a prominent location as it continues to grow as a busy, vibrant area and is also home to one of the largest universities. The café is in proximity to schools and an industrial unit.

The café is situated at a crossroads in a densely populated area on the end of a residential street.

The shop is surrounded by residential homes and other thriving businesses that include a convenience store, hair salon and a car dealership.

The nearest bus stop is a short walk from the business on the main road. Preston train station is a 10-minute drive from the business or a half an hour walk.

Premises
The business premise is a single fronted 3 story terrace property and is very well signed and this stands out on the busy street.

The café is fitted with a serving area and chiller which is currently home to the cold drinks, chocolate bars, cakes, cold pies and sandwich fillings that they have to offer.

Above the serving area is a chalkboard which displays the menu.

There are two tables in the café fitted with 3 chairs each and there is also a breakfast bar that sits 2.

To the rear of the premise is a very spacious, fully equipped kitchen and staff toilet fitted with a hand wash basin. There is also a rear entrance to the property and this leads to an enclosed gated yard.

The business is Freehold and does has superb accommodation included.

First Floor:
• Internal staircase to landing

• Large spacious lounge

• Large double master bedroom

• Lovely tiled 4-piece bathroom with shower over bath

• Modern equipped kitchen

Second Floor:
• Internal stairs to large double attic bedroom, Velux window and eaves storage.

Equipment included in the sale:
• All Tables and Chairs | Deli Style

• Menu Boards

• 5 Burner Cooker

• Fridges

• Freezers

• 4 Pan Bain Marie

• Cash Register

• Breakfast Counter

• Pie Warmer

• Stainless Steel Prep Table

• 2 Deep Fat Fryers

• Griddle

• Extraction Unit

• 2x Microwaves

• 3 Toasters

• Hot Plate

• Filing Cabinet

Domestic Furniture that may be left includes:
• 2x Sofas

• 2x Coffee Tables

• Computer Station

• Shelving

• Curtains

• Washer

• Cooker

• Fridge and Freezer

• 2x Double Beds

• 2x Bedside Cabinets

• 2x Wardrobes

• 2x Set of Draws

Tenure
We are advised that the business is Freehold.

Hours
The business is open from:
Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday – Closed

Staff
The business is currently run by 1 part time staff member.

Financial Profile
The business reports an annual turnover of £46,260 per annum and has a gross profit of 64%.

Property Information

Property:

Freehold

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