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A great opportunity to acquire a successfully owner operated, turn-key café business which has been newly refurbished and equipped to a high standard throughout. With approx. 120 covers, ice-cream take-away facility, large well-equipped kitchens and spacious two-bedroom accommodation. This business is in the very heart of the all year-round busy coastal town of Minehead, Somerset. There is tremendous scope to expand with possibilities of a large terrace overlooking the town and by creating al-fresco dining. Owls Roost enjoys a fine reputation from locals and visitors alike and we the agents feel there is much opportunity to expand on the already impressive turn-over. Early viewings are highly recommended....
Minehead is a coastal town and civil parish in Somerset, England. It lies on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, 21 miles (34 km) north-west of the county town of Taunton, 12 miles (19 km) from the border with the county of Devon and in proximity of the Exmoor National Park. Minehead has one of the UK largest leisure parks called Butlins with over 9,200 beds which further enhances Minehead’s all year-round busy status.
Owls Roost café has been successfully owner operated for many years with part time assistance when required. Over the last 12 months the business has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment to include a well-equipped dining and kitchen area. The opening hours are between 10.00 – 14.00 and because of this, we the agents feel there is great scope to expand by providing breakfasts and by opening slightly later to provide early evening meals. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a formal successful viewing.
Entrance via the Avenue through double doors to:
Wide staircase to:
Dining area 1
15.60m x 10.30m
A large open planned dining area with 27 tables and chairs for approx. 100 covers, which has a bespoke server counter which receives all the beverage and food orders. The dining area benefits from a tall ceiling and an array of windows to front which overlooks the busy Avenue creating a light & bright dining area.
This is a bespoke area in the middle of the dining area and adjacent to the kitchen. The servery benefits from the following; 1 double width glass fronted refrigerated drinks display unit, 1 milk dispenser, 1 three group cappuccino machine, 1 coffee grinder, 1 filter coffee machine, 1 water boiler, 1 epos till system which interlinks to the kitchen and there is plenty of counter space for customers with their trays together with bespoke cutlery counter with condiments, serviettes and high chairs.
Dining area 2
7.37m x 4.35m
This area is known as the relax room with 5 tables and chairs for approx. 20 covers together with a comfortable sofa group and many windows to front creating a light and bright area.
10.98m x 6.18m
This is a large area which has recently been upgraded with the following machinery:
2 upright fridges, 1 upright fridge, 1 chest freezer, 4 commercial microwave ovens, 1 large flat griddle, 1 six gas ring & oven, 2 free standing commercial fryers, 1 panini griddle, 1 nine pot bain-marie with plate warmer underneath, 1 server stainless steel table with twin level heater lamps, 1 ice machine, stainless steel extraction system, 2 toasters, 1 commercial through-slide dish washer, 1 large free standing stainless steel sink & drainer, 5 stainless steel prep tables with non-slip flooring and window to front and rear providing natural daylight throughout.
Store / prep room
8.89m x 6.41m
An area ideally located to the rear of the kitchen which benefits from a built-in store, 3 chest freezers, 2 microwave ovens, 1 meat slicer, an array of wall mounted & base fitted units and windows to front and rear.
With two cubicles together with separate wash area.
With one cubicle, urinal and separate wash area.
10.30m x 6.38m
This is a lovely spacious room with a multitude of uses or could even to be used for a meeting room but currently used as a children’s play area with a blow up bouncy castle.
The accommodation is accessed from the dining area or independently from the ground floor.
Through a door to:
Turning stairs to
A large area with archway to:
Kitchen / diner
L-shaped 5.90m x 2.61m, 4.02m x 3.91m
A newly installed kitchen with two windows to front and rear together with dining table with four chairs.
4.30m x 2.59m
With window to front.
3.51m x 3.33m
With built-in cupboard with washing machine and tumble dryer.
4.37m x 4.17m
Ideal space for a large sofa group and with window to front.
Newly refurbished with bath & shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin and window to front.
This is accessed from the owners 2nd floor landing with double patio door to a large outside decked area but with scope to enlarge or even provide the business a large al-fresco dining area with stunning views.
A long 15-year lease with 11 years remaining. Current passing rental of £14,000 PA.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are all connected. No testing of these services has been undertaken by the agents Ware Commercial.
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