AJF Commercial are pleased to offer for sale this extremely busy and well established licensed leasehold cafe and coffee shop with good sized living accommodation in the beautiful historic town of Kirkham in the city of Preston, Lancashire.
The business is perfectly located on the ever popular Poulton Street in the centre of Kirkham and is surrounded by numerous businesses, complimentary shops, restaurants, bars, residential housing and schools.
This Grade II listed building over 4 floors is one of the most attractive buildings on the high street and certainly makes a presence to visitors.
Poulton Street is well serviced by local transport with Kirkham railway station a few minutes’ walk away and several bus stops located on the main high street.
Kirkham is well positioned with many major A roads leading to the town and the motorway networks of the M55 and the M6 are a short distance away.
Kirkham is a historic town steeped in history and is ideally positioned for visitors and tourists visiting Blackpool, Fleetwood, Thornton Cleveleys and Lytham St Annes.
The business has been established over 15 years and over this time our client has gained an excellent and enviable reputation providing an extensive menu range of delicious hot and cold food, desserts, cream teas and specialist tea and coffee. Our clients also offer a gluten free range.
There is the opportunity to open in the evenings as a bistro restaurant adding to the already healthy turnover.
The café is extremely popular with local residents and the many visitors and tourists to the area provide much loyal and repeat trade.
There are excellent reviews and advertising on social media and Trip Advisor and our clients have an active and attractive website in place.
The café has been superbly fitted out with quality fixtures and fittings and has been tastefully decorated to a very high standard which is a credit to the owners.
Large brick built Grade II listed premises over 4 floors, with good visible frontal signage.
The premises are protected with CCTV.
Outside eating area to the front of the premises and to the rear is a good sized patio area with tables and chairs providing 16 covers.
Car parking to the side of the premises and on the main high street for visitors and customers wanting food on the go.
Entrance door leading to large open plan dining area with tables and chairs and serving area.
Double glass display serving counter with a range of cold food, sandwich fillings, desserts and cakes. To the rear is a cash till, card machine and telephone point.
Good sized preparation area to the rear of the serving counter with bean to cup coffee machine, bean grinder, specialist syrups for coffee, selection of teas, soup cauldron, salad bar, soft drinks chiller, large glass chillers for bottled beers, wines and spirits, pumps for draft beer and hot food warmer.
Wall mounted TV.
Door leading to tastefully decorated sperate ladies and gent’s W/C with hand wash sink.
Door leading to rear commercial kitchen with stainless steel preparation areas, dishwasher, commercial stainless-steel sink, stainless-steel double sink, hand wash sink, head height grill, microwaves, toasters, flat plate/griddle, 6 ring gas range hob and cooker, extraction system, pizza oven, panini maker, plate warmer, ice cream fridge, fridge, freezers, plate warmer, good range of shelving and storage.
Door leading to outside patio area and garden area well stocked with plants, trees and shrubs.
To the rear of the café are large concertina doors leading onto the patio area where customers can dine al fresco.
Good sized basement with 4 rooms currently used as storage.
Hallway with further storage rooms and door leading to rear private garden.
Stairs lead to first floor and second floor accommodation which briefly comprises of large dining kitchen fully fitted, large fully tiled bathroom with W/C, bath, power shower, hand wash sink and good sized lounge.
On the second floor there are 4 x double bedrooms, 1 is currently being used as an office.
Reason for sale:
Sadly, the business is only now being offered for sale allowing our client to take a well-earned and well deserved early retirement.
We are advised the business and premises are Leasehold.
Turnover - Available on request.
Monday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Friday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 3.00pm
The business is licensed until Midnight, giving an opportunity to further increase the current turnover.
We are advised that the business is currently exempt from Business Rates.
This is an ideal opportunity to invest in an established licensed leasehold business with extremely large living accommodation over 4 floors.
This certainly would suit a husband and wife team or family for those wanting to run a successful business in an extremely busy area. The added bonus with this business is the large living quarters based over 2 floors.
This Grade II listed building has many original features throughout and is certainly a treasure, standing prominently in the centre of town.
Therefore, AJF Commercial strongly recommend early discussions to view as soon as possible as we feel this will not be on the market for long.
If you would like to contact us to discuss the business in further detail or to arrange a viewing, you can by the following methods:
Telephone – 01204 325 101
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Website – www.ajfcommercial.co.uk
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