Property for sale in Victoria Sponge, 42 The Square, Chagford TQ13

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Property features

  • A business opportunity
  • A profitable small cafe
  • Prime position on the bustling Square
  • 16 covers
  • Fully equipped

Property description

Victoria Sponge was established about three years ago and has two complete years of profitable trading accounts, with the third year being slightly better again. It is a small cafe with a frontage onto the bustling town square in the thriving ancient stannary town of Chagford. The premises is in good order and well decorated and divides into the cafe area and a kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with all of the business needs to serve cakes and coffee and light savouries and all equipment is owned by the business and not leased, including the coffee machine.The business currently opens five days a week, with one day closed mid week and Sundays as well. Obviously, opening the extra mid week or Sunday would further enhance the business. The business is also closed for three weeks holiday annually.

Cafe area - 12' 5'' x 11' 5'' (3.782m x 3.49m)
A traditional double fronted shop unit with a recessed central door and fully glazed windows with leaded features at the top. It has a single wall mounted electric convector heater, eight power points, four pendant light points, a stripped pine floor and a friendly selection of tables and wooden or leather chairs.


Kitchen - 12' 11'' x 8' 1'' (3.928m x 2.466m)
The kitchen is easy to manage and caters for baking and light savoury meals, coffees, milk shakes and smoothies. It has a glass topped refrigerated counter with a built in work surface, three sets of white fitted wall shelves, five green painted fitted shelves and a basic range of open fronted base cabinets with wood effect roll top work surfaces incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink and mixer tap with an under counter electric water heater. Splashbacks are melamine and there is a painted wood screen to shelter the kitchen from the customers' view. A stainless hand washing basin is fitted, a soap and paper towel dispenser, a telephone point, eleven power points and a spotlight track with seven LEDs.

The cafe shares a small enclosed yard at the rear with an adjacent shop and off the yard for the use of staff is a w.C. Incorporating a low level w.C., basin and an electric water heater.

4 square dark hardwood tables4 leather clad carver chairs12 dark wood chairs with cushion seats of various patterns4 mother of pearl coloured lamp shades1 wall mounted Dimplex electric thermostatic heater1 black wooden chalk a-board6 small small chalk boards with wooden bases1 New World cooker with halogen hob, grill and fan oven1 Panasonic microwave1 Hotpoint under counter freezer1 Expobar coffee machine1 Hotpoint fridge/freezer1 green waste bin1 electric fan1 Cunill coffee grinder1 Casio electric till1 Binatone telephone instrument1 magnetic tin opener1 electric drink mixer1 wall mounted Flymatic flying pest killerFlooring as fittedAssorted crockery and food containers

Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Business Rates
The current owner has a business rate exemption this year.

Property info

Nearby transport

  • Okehampton (8.1 miles)
  • Sampford Courtenay (8.5 miles)
  • Yeoford (8.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (19.2 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (54.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (69.2 miles)
  • Topsham Lock Ferry Landing (16.3 miles)
  • Topsham Ferry Landing (16.3 miles)
  • Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing (16.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Chagford Church of England Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Moretonhampstead Primary School (3.2 miles)
  • South Tawton Primary School (4.9 miles)
  • Exeter College (13.8 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (14.1 miles)
  • South Devon UTC (14.1 miles)
  • Running Deer (3.3 miles)
  • Okehampton College (8.3 miles)
  • South Dartmoor Community College (11.1 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

Local info for West Devon

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