A fantastic aquarium business, which has been successfully owner operated for many years, is now being placed on to the open market due to owner’s poor health. It is wonderfully situated within a parade of shops and includes low overheads, ample free parking (for customers and owners), rear stores and a spacious two-bedroom apartment above. With an extensive range of fish, display, tropical, coral and pond tanks all included in the sale price, early viewings are highly recommended....
Located in the densely populated, thriving seaside of Paignton, Devon, it is situated within a parade of shops in a residential area. Paignton is one of the most visited and sought-after coastal resorts in the UK and is serviced well by buses, trains and an International airport nearby. Positioned equal distance to Plymouth and the Cathedral city of Exeter and is within a short drive to Dartmoor National Park.
The business has been owner operated for many years as an aquarium centre, offering a vast range of fish varieties, coral and tropical plants. The owner also offers an advice service and operates together with part-time assistance. We the agents feel there is tremendous scope to expand on the already impressive turnover by creating a possible online presence. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.
Entrance over a pedestrian shopping precinct through part glazed door to:
10.50m x 5.50m
A lovely open plan retail space with large window display to front and which has been comprehensively equipped. This retail area benefits from 64 45litre lit display tanks, coral 500lite tank, 2 190litre tropical plant tanks, 2 large demo 400litre & 125 litre tanks together with a bespoke servery counter with computer terminal, credit card machine and ample storage below for water testing equipment.
3.42m x 1.49m
This area is immediately to the rear of the counter and benefits from 2 quarantine tanks, 1 live shrimp tank, fridge freezer, kitchen base unit with inset single stainless-steel sink and drainer and window and door to rear.
With a low-level WC and window to rear.
To the rear is a fully secure enclosed and covered courtyard which has been equipped with 6 pond fish holding tanks (1300 litre). Also, there are private 2 parking spaces for owners and open garage.
To the rear there is a separate door and staircase to a self-contained 2 bedroom spacious apartment above the retail shop. The apartment comprises of a double room, single room, kitchen, bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin, lounge/diner and services are separated from the business. Currently this is let on an AST agreement for the sum of £570per calendar month. However, this can be made available with vacant possession subject to exchange of contract.
MON – SAT 09.00 – 17.30
SUN 10.00 – 16.00
This will be made available on a renewable negotiable lease with a current rental for shop and apartment of £10,650 per annum. Ingoing tenant to pay landlords lease assignment or set up fees.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All trade fixtures and fittings except for our vendor’s private inventory will be included in this sale. A full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts. All stock will be sold at cost and paid on completion. No testing of these fixtures or any appliance has been undertaken by the agents Ware Commercial.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are all connected. No testing of these services has been undertaken by the agents Ware Commercial.
Please make enquiries on the local valuation website (VOA) at www.voa.gov.uk
All viewings and enquiries are to be made through the agents Ware Commercial.