Helen's Chocolates, Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3EB
Property Type: Businesses for Sale, Retail
*** LEASEHOLD BUSINESS FOR SALE ***
*** PRIME LAKE DISTRICT LOCATION ***
*** LONG ESTABLISHED BUSINESS ***
*** NO VAT PAYABLE ***
Helen’s Chocolates Limited is a family run business which was established and founded by Helen and Ken Davidson in 1987. The business has therefore been situated in Bowness for 36 years. From 2000, Helen’s daughter took over the running of the business and continues to do so today. The business became a limited company in 2003.
Helen’s Chocolates specialises in the sale of luxurious handmade chocolates. Sourced from a range of local and further afield suppliers which have been built up over the many years of trading. The business now also operates online and delivers products all over the world.
The current owners are looking to sell the business and assign the lease due to retirement. Alternatively, a full lease surrender and re-grant may be attainable, subject to terms. This is a profitable business, well established, at the heart of The Lake District with full audited trading accounts that can be made available to genuinely interested parties after viewing.
SALE PRICE FOR BUSINESS
Offers in the region of £95,000 are invited for the leasehold interest, fixtures and fittings, trading name and goodwill attached. Stock to be sold at valuation—on the day of sale.
In the event of a sale, the purchasers will be required to enter in to an assignment of the existing lease expiring 28th February 2029 at a passing rent of £16,500 per annum exclusive, or new lease subject to negotiation.
The lease is subject to a rent review in March 2026 and benefits from tenant security of tenure with the lease being within sections 24-28 of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.
Leasehold Price: £16,500 pa exclusive
Freehold Price: £95,000
For more information please contact the agent:
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