Stunning Village Trading Position
Accounts Available Year End 31st December 2021
Annual Turnover £177,606
Gross Profit £57,936
Accounts Available After Viewing
Popular Tourist Destination
Impressive Trading History
Five Star Food Hygiene Rating
Scope To Reintroduce Outside Catering
Potential For Longer Opening Hours
EPC – G
REF 7897 – Leasehold Village Shop & Delicatessen
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this leasehold village shop and Delicatessen located in Ashford In The Water, Derbyshire.
Ashford General Store has been trading in the centre of Ashford In The Water since 2015, however a business of a similar nature has been in operation here for over one hundred years. The shop and deli have become very well known and have a strong base of regular customers in place as well as benefitting from a huge amount of passing trade due to this busy area which is popular with tourists all year round. The shop has a very busy all year round sandwich trade and ice cream trade during the summer months. Our client has ensured the business has an excellent reputation and superb reviews are noted on Google.
Ashford General Store occupies a main road trading position within the stunning village of Ashford In The Water. The area is affluent well populated residentially with limited local competition, most businesses are public houses and eateries. Ashford In The Water is a truly beautiful village in the Peak District which attracts thousands visitors all year round and is popular with walkers, cyclists and sightseers as well as holiday makers that are exploring The Peak District from the surrounding holiday cottages, hotels and campsites. The area is well linked by the A6 with reliable public transport links and parking is available in the immediate area.
REASON FOR SALE
The business is ideally suited to a hands-on owner-operator but due to our client's family commitments, the business is offered for sale. This presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level.
The building is available on an Internal Repair Only lease (IRO). The current lease is a ten year lease which began in 2021 at a cost of £138 per week.
The business operates with our client working on a full time basis.
Ashford General Store has traded solidly since opening and our client has established a strong repeat customer base. Accounts for year ending 31st December 2021 show that the business has an annual turnover of £177,606 and a gross profit of £57,936. Full financial information is available upon request.
The business currently benefits from 100% Small Business Rates Relief. Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.