CREATE AT THE COVE is a unique, multi-award winning family run visitor attraction. Located on the world famous Jurassic Coast in Dorset, nestled between the iconic features of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. The area is a popular destination in Dorset which welcomes in excess of one million visitors annually.
The location additionally benefits from a large Mobile Home Holiday Park nearby and numerous Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts’, Camping and Caravan sites together with the Lulworth Visitor Centre being situated just 500 yards away.
Father and Son team Stuart and Matthew have successfully designed and managed the attraction aimed at local families, tourists and day trippers of all age groups and abilities. The business has carefully negotiated the recognised often difficult start up period of a new venture, and now is well set for the next chapter of its development
The venue provides a bright welcoming & open plan interior where customers feel encouraged to relax and enjoy their chosen creative activity. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of activities including Paint your own Pottery, Model Making, Craft Kits, Decopatch, Sand-Art , Make your own Cuddly Toy to name but a few.
The business area comprises of aprox 3000 square foot of useable floor space – this includes a separate male and female toilet facility, an accessible toilet and baby change room, two store rooms, a gift shop area, a coffee lounge area, a kitchen, a welcoming reception and also a private office space. The site also benefits from off road customer car parking, a private spacious two bedroom first floor flat, a rear patio area for visitors use and also a private garden area for the exclusive use of the upstairs flat.
The refurbishment of the dilapidated 1960s former British Legion Club included amongst others a total electrical rewire of the whole premises - including the flat. A new industrial central heating boiler system. An entire new flat roof. New plumbing and sanitaryware. New flooring and of course a whole lot of painting and decorating.
The business benefits from having a generous customer Car Park space which is very rare in such a location.
As you step through the front door, you are greeted by the welcoming Reception Area - where our many Tourism Industry awards are proudly displayed.
The large cheerful servery offers a range of hot and cold refreshments including – freshly ground Coffees, Hot Chocolate, flavoured Teas, a selection of chilled drinks, fresh sandwiches made to order, Toasted Tea Cakes, Soup with a crusty roll, tasty Smoothies, Ice Creams plus lots lots more. To date we have catered for Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Wakes, Corporate Days Out, Care Home Visits to name but a few.
The vibrant Gift Shop area is packed full of unusual and price friendly gift items which provides another income stream to the business and has huge potential to build sales.
The flexible internal space provides limitless opportunities to hold classes, exhibitions, events, parties, corporate days, with the additional benefit of being able to serve in house hot or cold refreshments throughout the day.
Should the new owner be an artist/artisan, then the business provides the perfect vehicle for self promotion and increasing personal sales and awareness alongside with the running of the attraction.
Create at the Cove is a wonderful lifestyle business offering the chance to both live and develop and grow your own business in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The flat comprises of Kitchen, Bathroom, Lounge 19’ x 11’ and two bedrooms. The rear south facing Patio overlooks the well known landmark Hanbury Tout – the huge hill which separates Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.
The two large double bedroms measure 15’ x 12’ and 17’ x 11’ and feature two sizeable walk in wardrobe/storage cupboards in each room.
On offer to you is a unique and fully operational multi-award winning lifestyle business. To be sold in ‘walk in’ condition, as seen, with all fixtures and fittings.
A bright, welcoming and spacious interior providing total flexibility for staging special events, exhibitions, birthday parties…..the opportunities are limitless.
Private and spacious two doubled bedroom first floor flat with stunning views from the lounge and rear patio/garden area. The whole benefits from oil fired central heating and upvc double glazing.
Now 24 months into a secure 12 year lease of currently £20,000pa for the entire site including the two bed First Floor Flat. Zero Business Rates payable.
The asking price is oiro £125,000 to purchase the whole as a going concern, complete with intellectual property. A genuine lifechanging opportunity at a very affordable price.
If you are genuinely interested in purchasing this unique attraction as a going concern then please email in the first instance and explain your current circumstances as fully as possible. The more information about yourself you can provide will enable us to determine a speedy route forward. Thank you for expressing your interest. We look forward to hearing from you shortly.
Stuart and Matthew Beavan
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org