The business is located on Front Street which is the principal road running through the central business district of Houghton le Spring.
The subject property forms part of an extensive parade of retail premises with occupiers that include Subway, Greggs, Barclays Bank and numerous independents.
The shopping area benefits from ample free car parking and this business is less than a couple of minutes walk away from one of the main car parks.
This is a long-established café and coffee house which has been operated by our client since 2005 but is now being sold as they have moved away from the region.
The premises are configured to provide a main dining area at the front with up to 20 covers plus a large staff service area. To the rear there is a spacious kitchen and prep room plus a staff toilet.
The menu is traditional café fare with hot and cold drinks and snacks but also includes burgers, wraps and the full breakfasts are particularly popular. The kitchen is well equipped and could be adapted for a range of cuisines.
Viewing is recommended to appreciate the potential and location of this opportunity.
Comprises a ground floor single storey unit;
Coffee Shop / Service Area 45 m2 480 ft2
Kitchen & Prep 26 m2 280 ft2
Fixtures & Fittings
A full inventory would be made available to bona fide enquiries prior to an exchange of contracts.
Rating - TBC.
Monday - Friday 9.00pm - 2.30pm
The premises are assessed as follows:
Rateable Value £10,250
Rates incentives are available subject to status.
The premises will be offered on a new lease for a minimum term of 3 years at a commencing rent of £8,000 per annum, rising to £9,000 per annum in the 2nd year and £10,000 per annum in the 3rd year.
Full terms and conditions to be agreed but the ingoing tenant will be responsible for the landlord’s legal costs in the preparation of the new lease.
Money Laundering Regulations
In accordance with the current Anti-Money Laundering Regulations the Purchaser or Tenant will be required to provide two forms of identification and proof of the source of income.