Rosens Ref:  LAN858  Freehold Price :   £179500

Location: Lancashire


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LANCASHIRE/NORTH YORKSHIRE BORDER. LONG ESTABLISHED FREEHOLD FISH & CHIP TAKEAWAY BUSINESS, LIMITED TRADING HOURS, UNOPPOSED LOCATION IN HEART OF COMMUNITY, SAME OWNERS PAST 15 YEARS, GOOD SCOPE FOR GROWTH.

AVERAGE TRADE:
Takings average around £1,700 per week on limited hours and a conventional menu, therefore potential exists for growth.

TENURE:
To include the Freehold interest.

TRADING:
11.30am to 1.30pm and 4.30pm to 6.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, and from 11.30am to 1.30pm and 4.30pm to 7.00pm on Friday and Saturday. Closed on Sunday and Monday. Demand exists for extended evening opening hours.

ACCOMMODATION:
Modernised first floor self-contained flat is accessed by external stairs leading up from the rear enclosed yard. This comprises one double bedroom, open plan lounge and kitchen, plus shower room. The loft is accessible via a pull down ladder and provides useful storage space. The accommodation is currently let at monthly rent of £320, but vacant possession can be available on completion if required.

BUSINESS PREMISES:
This mid terrace shop has a large glazed frontage having a single entrance leading directly into the sales shop that has tiled walls and floors, with a central counter plus two tables which provide seating for 6 customers. A door to the rear of service area leads to a store, beyond which is preparation area as well as the wet room, which benefits from access from the enclosed yard. Two outbuildings are utilised as a potato store and staff washroom. An external staircase from the yard leads up to the self-contained flat.

EQUIPMENT:
4 pan Frank Ford range, electronic till, 4 pot bain marie, single glass fronted drinks fridge, electronic scales, fridge/ freezer, freezer, double stainless steel fridge, 2 chest freezers, fish fridge, 3 microwaves, cooker, extensive range of stainless steel worktops, wall shelving and free standing shelving units, single sink, chipper and peeler. (The above items have not been tested).

POSITION:
The shop occupies prominent position on busy parade of local shops and houses at the heart of the local community with neighbouring businesses include financial services, large Co-op supermarket and other local amenities plus many pubs in the vicinity. The shop benefits from unrestricted roadside parking, whilst there is also a large free car park nearby. The surrounding countryside attracts visitors to the area and is popular with walkers, as well as being a busy thoroughfare for tourists.

SPECIAL REMARKS:
This long established 5 star rated traditional Fish & Chip shop has been in the current ownership for the past 15 years and it generates good income on limited hours. Huge potential for growth should new operators choose to maximise the unopposed opportunity provided by extended evening trading hours.

PRICE:
£179500 FREEHOLD PERSONALLY INSPECTED BY SOLE SELLING AGENTS