REDUCED – Dumfries Ice Cream & Coffee Shop 2569

Leasehold £55,000

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This is a superb profitable riverside ice cream and coffee house on The Whitesands in the heart of Dumfries.

In one of the prime tourist areas in Dumfries on the banks of the River Nith this cafe is also adjacent to the site of the Whitesands Weekend Market Bright, spacious and south facing, this sit-in and takeaway café has seating for 44 inside and a further 12 outside

Annual rent only £8,000 with no rates payable

Business, leasehold interest, fixtures and fittings for sale at offers over £55,000 plus stock at valuation

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Type of business
This profitable ice cream and coffee house is in beautifully decorative order throughout and represents an excellent opportunity to acquire a successful business with low overheads on the popular Whitesands in the heart of Dumfries. The menu includes a tasty range of hot and cold food together with ice creams, coffee and tea. Dumfries is a popular town with a population of over 50,000 providing high levels of footfall for the area. It is also the shopping and social centre of Dumfries & Galloway which has over 150,000 inhabitants. The premises are bright, spacious and well utilized with seating for 44 customers inside and 12 outside.
Opening hours
7am - 5pm 7 days
The business is run by the owner with 3 part-time member of staff. It is an easily managed business that would suit an owner manager or couple.
Leasehold. Rent £8,000 per annum. The current lease expires in 2025 but can be extended. Ratable value £6,850. The premises qualify for 100% small business rates relief so no rates are payable.
The cafe is situated on Whitesands in the heart of Dumfries and is adjacent to the Whitesands Weekend Market venue. The shop is bright and spacious extending to 81m2 (844sqft) with front seating and serving area, kitchen and disabled access toilet. Two private parking spaces at rear and ample customer parking in front of the premises.
Financial information
With annual sales of £100,000 and low overheads this is a very profitable business with further scope for growth. All equipment (except the Polar Krush machine which is on free loan), fixtures and fittings are owned outright and are included in the sale price. Further financial information is available to serious interested parties after viewing.