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Thriving Small Devon Bakery And Shops With Accommodation For Sale

Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK
Asking Price:
£470,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
Net Profit:
Available on request

The original bakery was established in 1888. Thomas’s of Bovey is a thriving traditional bakers and confectioners based in the Devon town of Bovey Tracey. There are two shops: the first is adjacent to the bakery in Bovey Tracey; whilst the second (which would be leased) is just 11½ miles away in the delightful Dartmoor town of Chagford. Thomas’s of Bovey also has a busy wholesale arm, delivering to local shops, hotels, cafes, pubs and restaurants.

The property at Bovey Tracey also has family sized residential accommodation above the shop, with its own independent access.

This is a retirement sale, with the owners being a husband and wife team who have both worked full time in the bakery. It is anticipated that the business will be of particular interest to an experienced baker. However, help and training can be given.

Property Information



Living Accommodation:

Family sized accommodation, with the Hall, Lounge, Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom on the first floor and two attic bedrooms on the second floor. Some nice period features and Night Storage Heaters (NSH). The accommodation is currently let out on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.


The Shop and Bakery are located in a small parade of shops at 7 Station Road, Bovey Tracey, which is a busy main road leading into the centre of Bovey Tracey. There is free 20 minutes parking nearby and one of the town’s reasonably priced public car parks, with 129 spaces, is also located on Station Road, just a short walking distance away. The Chagford shop is located just off the town square.

Premises Details:

The Bovey Shop is a traditional, single fronted shop, with an eye-catching window display of the baker’s tempting cakes and pastries. Accessed by a connecting door at the back of the shop is the bakery. The residential accommodation, with its own independent access, is on the first and second floors. The Chagford shop is smaller with no bakery but it does have its own Bake-Off equipment.

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Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Thomas's of Bovey bake and produce fresh, good quality food that people like. Further shops could be opened in due course and the wholesale trade could also be substantially increased.

Competition / Market:

The bakery has been insitu since 1888.

Reasons for selling:

This is a retirement sale.

Trading hours:

The business runs a night bakery 6 days a week. The shops are standard retailing hours.

3 full time bakers and 6 shop staff
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Other Information

Support & training:

Full help and assistance will be given.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
£30,000 - included in the asking price

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