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Ramblers Café Arnside, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 0HA

Carnforth, Lancashire

£49,950 +SAV

Ref: 14173 D

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Description

Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Ramblers Café, a well-established and popular café business in Arnside, Carnforth.

Ramblers Cafe has been established for around 9 years. Our client took over 2.5 years ago and has enjoyed his time running the business. However, the owner now looks to retire.

Our client offers a variety of fayre including breakfasts, hot and cold sandwiches with a variety of fillings, salads, hot meals, snacks and a wide selection of hot and cold beverages. The premises boast a well-equipped kitchen, preparation area and cafe seating for 22 covers.

The premise has a licence to trade 8:30am – 6pm 7 days a week.

The business has built up an enviable reputation and boasts excellent reviews on Google and TripAdvisor. Our client’s reputation has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations, not to mention the footfall from the passing trade.

The café is also on the route of the Cross Bay Walk, generating custom from the walkers; there are 18 scheduled events per year.

We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by extending the opening hours. The business would further benefit from advertising, offering an outside catering service and delivering on a wider scale.

This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this already thriving business, with massive growth potential to the next level; therefore, early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Tenure

Leasehold

The business is being sold as a Leasehold.

Hours

Current opening hours: -

Wednesday – Monday: 09.00 – 16.00
Tuesday: Closed

Staff

The business is owner managed and currently has 4 part time staff members.

Financial Profile

The business reports a turnover for the last year of approximately £142,154 with a gross of around 57%.

Location

The business is located on the promenade Arnside, Carnforth.

The business is surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses and benefits from a high volume of footfall and passing trade.

The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property, these link to and from surrounding towns such as Silverdale and Holme. Arnside train station is also just a 6-minute walk away.

The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A6 being within easy driving distance of the business, which links to the M6 motorway network.

Premises

Situated on a main road, with ample free parking nearby.

Ramblers Café is extremely well presented, with modern décor. The kitchen is spacious with ample storage, separate pot wash area and a store room.

The sale of the café includes the equipment comprising: -
Double and Single Glass Fronted Chiller Counter
Stainless Steel Worktops
Multi-pack Display Fridge
Master Luigi Coffee Grinder
3 Pot Expobar Coffee Machine
Hand Wash Sink
Soup Tureen
Mounted Menu Bars
Speaker Sound System
Hot Water Urn
Tables/Chairs for 22 Covers

Storage Area-
Shelving
Commercial Sink
Commercial Dishwasher
Stainless Steel Worktops and Racks
Salad Boxes
Fridges
2 x Commercial Microwaves
2 x Commercial Ovens
2 x Induction Hobs
2 x Panini Grills

Customer WC and Basin

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