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Freehold Restaurant and Cafe Located In Bideford

Bideford, EX39 2JR
Business ID:
  • Ref: 2205
  • Type: Catering
  • Availability: Sold
  • Business ID: 2205
  • Price Postfix: Veritas
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Freehold Restaurant & Cafe For Sale In Bideford North Devon
Large Owners Accommodation
5 Star Food Hygiene Rating
Ref 2205

This well respected Restaurant & Cafe is located in Bideford town centre, North Devon. Its positioned on the main thoroughfare and offers a prominent and highly visible location. The town has a population of circa 14,000 people and enjoys high levels of tourism during summer months. Bideford is an attractive town on the west bank of the River Torridge, 10 miles south west of Barnstaple on the A39. Nearby villages include Westwood Ho, Appledore and Northam.

Business Description
Veritas Business Sales are delighted to offer for sale this delightful Restaurant & Cafe which is located in the popular Devonshire holiday town of Bideford. The business has been established for over 80 years and has been in the careful hands of our clients for the past 11 years. Reluctantly the business is now being offered for sale to enjoy a well deserved retirement. Since ownership they have continually refurbished and invested in new fixtures & fittings which are all bought and paid for and included within the sale price which is a huge plus for any new purchaser as additional funds will not need to be spent for some time. Cleverdons is owner operated and employs the help of 1 full time and 6 part time members of staff and has an annual turnover of £148,000. They serve a fine range of homemade cakes, scones, cream teas, milk shakes, soft drinks, specialist coffee, breakfast tea, fruit teas along with a breakfast & lunch menu. All fayre is freshly prepared to order on site using only the finest local produce. We believe that there is further potential to increase trade should you wish too by opening in the evenings and on Sundays. The business enjoys a strong reputation within the local community and beyond and as such has a high level of regular and repeat trade along with many new visiting tourists. This is a superb opportunity to purchase an established lifestyle business which is a great base to build upon and as such early viewing is highly recommended as this business is not to be missed.

Opening Hours
Monday – Saturday – 9.00am – 4pm
Sunday – closed

Business information
Freehold Asking Price: £349,950 plus SAV
Turnover: £148,000 pa
Stock: £2,000
Business Rates: £1,800

Ground Floor
Front Restaurant (11.0m x 7.0m) with 8 tables & chairs to cover (22), sales counter, cake display cabinet, espresso coffee machine (Rancilio), hot water dispenser, coffee grinder, microwave (Daewoo), double under counter drinks fridge (King), single under counter drinks fridge (Norcool), under counter fridge (Lec), various shelves, drink blender, glass cabinet, sink with drainer, various pictures, large chalk board and music system. Rear Restaurant (11m x 5.1m) with 15 tables & chairs to cover (36), various pictures and dumb waiter. Kitchen (4.2m x 4.8m) with 2 microwaves (Kenwood), microwave (Panasonic), microwave (Hitachi), 2 upright freezers (AEG), upright freezer (LEC), under counter white fridge, hot plate, stainless steel table, 6 burner oven, twin basket fryer (Falcon), 2 pot bain marie, stainless steel table, glass washer (Class EQ) and extractor hood. Prep Room (4.5m x 3.0m) with grill (Lincat), stainless steel table, salad dispenser unit, 2 microwaves (Panasonic), microwave (Matsui), fridge (Hot Point), food mixer (Kenwood), scales (Avery), commercial sink with drainer, washing machine (Indesit), can opener (Bonzer) and various shelves. Store Room (7m x 3.5m) with 2 freezers, upright fridge freezer (Zanussi), fridge freezer (Hoover) and fridge freezer (Candy).
Pot Wash with dual basin sink drainer
Ladies W/C with hand wash basin
Gents W/C with hand wash basin

Owners Accommodation

First floor 1
Apartment 1
Lounge dining room (7.2m x 6.2m)
Kitchen (5.5m x 3.0m)
Bedroom (3.8m x 3.6m) double with dressing room (2.8m x 3.7m)
Bathroom (2.5m x 3.0m)
Apartment 2
Office/bedroom (3.2m x 4.6m)
Bedroom 1 Double (4.0m x 4.0m)
Bedroom 2 Double (4.0m x 4.5m)
Kitchen (3.4m x 4.8m)
Lounge (5.0m x 4.5m)

Second floor
Attic double bedroom (5.0m x 4.8m)

Storage Room (7m x 3.5m) with 2 freezers, upright fridge freezer (Zanussi), fridge freezer (Hoover) and fridge freezer (Candy)
Seating area with 4 tables & chairs to cover (12)

The property benefits from gas central heating &Double glazing throughout