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Prime Lake District Cafe For Sale

Keswick, Cumbria, UK
Asking Price:
£45,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
£100K - £200K
Net Profit:
Under £50K

Located in major UK and international tourist destination and outdoor pursuits capital of England. A popular café business serving breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and vegan options open Wednesday through to Sunday 10am – 4pm. Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award 2021. Ground floor shop premises (24 covers) plus outdoor alfresco tables. Successfully trading now for approximately 7 years but has been a café for 20+ years. Regular mix of local customers, tourists, day trippers and repeat business. Prime central location in heart of market town.

Property Information



Lease Terms:

The property is offered To Let on a new minimum 5 year lease (or multiples thereof) on effectively full repairing and insuring terms.

Leasehold Rent:

£22,000 per annum

Living Accommodation:



The café occupies an enviable location in the very heart of Keswick Town Centre fronting on to the pedestrianised Lake Road where it forms a small niche piazza type setting with outdoor tables from surrounding premises. Adjoining occupiers include Lakeland and The Orchid House along with the Dog & Gun Pub opposite, Treeby and Bolton and The Lake Road Inn. Keswick is an extremely popular tourist destination at the heart of the Northern Lake District Fells bordering Derwent Water.

Premises Details:

The property comprises a small ground floor lock-up shop unit with floor to ceiling windows, arranged and occupied as a café with both fitted and loose seating and tables
providing for up to 40 covers inside and out.

There is a small open plan servery/kitchen area, integral toilet, and adjoining rear outside store. There is existing outdoor seating on the pavement to the front.

Size in square feet:
Planning Consent:

For existing use as a cafe serving food and drink, now under use class E.

Energy Performance Rating:
D  View EPC Graph for this property

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

The business occupies 100% site coverage offering both eat-in and take-away options. An opportunity exists to increase the opening hours and menu as well as potentially become licensed to server alcohol.

Competition / Market:

The property is located in the town centre surrounded by other commercial hospitality operators and retailers.

Reasons for selling:

Personal family reasons.

Trading hours:

10:00 - 16:00 Wednesday to Sunday.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Years established:
7 years under existing ownership but in excess of 20 years as a cafe

Other Information

Support & training:

The business owner can help assist with the handover of the business if required.

Financing available:


Furniture / Fixtures value:
£15,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
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