Brixham is one of three coastal resorts which form the English Riviera. The town is a popular holiday destination and fishing port. There is a strong local community with the additional influx of visitors through the long holiday season.
The property is a three storey building, comprising a licensed restaurant/café with internal seating for up to 22 on the ground floor, with a further 12 seats available to the front of the premises, most popularly frequented during the summer months, a modern commercial kitchen (electric), two cloakrooms and a spacious two bedroom flat/maisonette above, currently let on an assured shorthold tenancy (AST), situated close to the centre of Brixham and it's famous harbour.
The sale of these premises would suit a variety of purposes:
- To continue the existing trade as existing
- To expand the existing trading hours or
- To redirect the business as suits the new owner
This is a small but well apportioned restaurant/café that can be operated by a small team of three/four, with additional staffing during the holiday season. The restaurant has a high rating on Google and Tripadvisor, and a 5* rating from the Food Standards Agency. There is a strong local interest all year round, boosted by tourists. Takeaways and day time meals are also offered. These latter activities could be expanded.
During normal times the business opens 5 evenings each week and one lunchtime. Private functions are also accommodated. To date opening hours have only been restricted to accommodate family commitments and a desire to remain below the VAT threshold.
Accounting information will be provided to bona fide applicants after a formal viewing.
The property comprises:
MAIN TRADE AREA- Glass shop frontage with entrance leading into the restaurant. Attractive slate tiled flooring and large feature bay window. There is seating for 22 covers comfortably on pine tables and chairs with high backs and cushioned seats. The décor has a simple modern theme reflecting the Asian food currently served. Additional seating accommodating a further 12 covers is located outside the front of the restaurant.
SERVICE AREA - With coffee machine, grinder, stainless steel sink drainer and wash hand basin. Stainless steel shelving. Various commercial refrigerators and freezers. Storage. Induction hobs and electric oven. Commercial dishwasher. Microwave. Wine rack. Commercial extraction vent. Much of this equipment is in excellent condition.
DRY STORE AREA - With fridge and freezer. Wall mounted storage shelves. Water heater and fan.
From the main trade area steps lead up to a covered walkway leading to..
LADIES CLOAKROOM - with WC, wash hand basin, electric hand dryer and automatic lighting.
GENTS CLOAKROOM - With WC, wash hand basin, electric hand dryer and automatic lighting.
REAR STORAGE CUPBOARD
Steps leading up to..
PRIVATE ACCOMODATION - Separate entrance from Higher Street to maisonette currently let out on an AST at £555 per calendar month.
MAIN ENTRANCE into
HALLWAY 7'8 x 3'8 (2.34m x 1.07m)
with built in storage cupboard/room
12'6 x 10' (3.81m x 3.05m)
Fully fitted with wall and floor mounted cupboards. Induction hob/electric oven and extractor fan. Worcester Bosch combination boiler.
7'3 x7' (2.21m x 2.13m)
Fully tiled with bath with electric shower over and shower screen, wash hand basin and WC.
13' x 10' (3.96m x 3.05m)
With views across Brixham and a small fireplace.
12'9 x 10'2 (3.89m x 3.10m)
Double bedroom with front aspect.
Double bedroom with rear aspect.
RATEABLE VALUE - £5,500 (Restaurant)
The business qualifies for Small Business Rates Relief.
COUNCIL TAX - Council Tax Band A (Flat).
For further information on rates payable we advise you to contact the local authority, Torbay Borough Council Tel. 01803 207201.
All mains services are connected to the premises with the exclusion of gas in the restaurant. There is gas to the flat.
To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal items.
STOCK - wet and dry stock in trade and bar glassware will be taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of completion.
The purchaser to pay all their own legal costs.
PLEASE NOTE : Pursuant to the Estate Agency Act 1979 -
This property is offered for sale or lease on behalf of one of the directors of Luscombe Maye.
Viewings strictly by appointment only with the Agents Luscombe Maye 01803 869920.