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Leasehold Price: £28,500 Turnover: £51,376 Gross Profit: £32,132
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Business Description
Business
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Picnic Sussex.

Picnic Sussex has been managed by the current owners for 3 years and due to the commitment and service they provide they have gained a very loyal customer base, with 90% of their trade being repeat customers from local businesses, building sites and commuters, with the other 10% coming from local residents. The shop itself is a characterful building with period features, a large window display area, a substantially sized kitchen and a store room.

Picnic Sussex provides a selection of breakfast and lunch options, such as;

• Hot/cold sandwiches
• Handmade sausage rolls
• Toasties
• Salads
• An array of home baked biscuits, tray bakes and sweet treats
• Hot and cold beverages such as; tea, coffee and cold cans

They also provide catering for events such as conferences, parties and gatherings and make bespoke cakes to order for all occasions, including weddings and birthdays.

The current owners are now looking to sell this established business to pursue new ventures.

Scope to Improve;

• Add a seating area
• Explore delivery service options
• Offer speciality coffee and teas
• Extend the opening hours to include late afternoons/evenings/weekends
• Explore online discounters such as Wowcher and Groupon
• Maximise the use of social media

Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.

Location
Picnic Sussex is located along the High Street in Handscross, West Sussex.

The premises are along a parade of shops with other complementary businesses, such as a newsagent, beauticians and a furniture shop.

Picnic Sussex is also situated on a busy road which allows excellent visibility to passing traffic.

Handcross is a village in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex which lies on the A23 road 4.2 miles South of Crawley and approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes drive to London

Handcross Primary School is situated at the northern end of the village there is also Handcross Park School which is an independent prep school.

Picnic Sussex is 3.6 miles from Balcombe train station which provides an overground Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express service calling at stations such as Gatwick Airport, Clapham Junction and London Victoria.

Premises
Full length windows and glazed doors to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior.

Once in the premises you are greeted with a nostalgic rustic interior with wooden flooring, this leads to the display cabinets which display the freshly prepared sandwiches and cakes.

Behind the display cabinets is the preparation area where you will find the sink, fridges, freezers, till system and cooking facilities, this then leads to the storage area where you will also find the staff toilet facilities

Equipment included in the sale of the business;

Coffee machines

• 2 x chiller display units
• Hotplate
• Turbo fan oven
• Stainless steel fridge
• Stainless steel freezer
• Toastie machine
• Microwave oven
• 2 x panini machines
• Food mixer
• Toaster
• Meat grinder
• Domestic upright fridge
• Slow cooker

Tenure
We are advised that Picnic Sussex is being offered a Leasehold business with 2 years remaining from the original 5 years Lease. A new lease would be available to the new owners subject to discussion with the landlord.

The advised rent is £9,600 per annum which is very reasonable given the size of the premises

We are advised that there are currently no business rates payable.

Hours
Monday-Friday: 8.00 am – 3.00 pm

Staff
The business is run and managed by the two owners.

Financial Profile
Picnic Sussex generated an advised turnover of £51,376 with an advised £32,132 gross profit.

Assets are worth an advised £8,000

SAV is an advised £1,000

Tenure: Leasehold

Listed by: Hilton Smythe

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