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The Ferry End, 23, Station Road, Fowey

Catering for sale




A well presented and positioned ice cream/smoothie and snack takeaway business close to the Bodinnick Ferry in the pretty harbour town of Fowey.


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The harbourside resort of Fowey is situated on Cornwall’s south coast and is one of the County’s most popular destinations for tourism, experiencing high levels of visitors during the traditional season. As the name suggests, The Ferry End is situated adjacent to the Boddinick Ferry and car parks and as such enjoys high levels of passing trade.


This ground floor retail shop offers a net internal area of 284 sqft and is fitted to a high standard including a stylish and contemporary service/sales area, small store room and staff WC facilities.


The Ferry End commenced trading in early 2011, being under our client’s ownership since that time. The business is primarily concerned with the sale of ice cream and hot and cold drinks, while also offering a range of snacks and confectionary. Opening hours are 10.00 to 17.00 7 days a week throughout the season with reduced hours or closing during the quieter months.

We are advised the turnover for this business is in the region of circa £40,000 per annum and is an ideal lifestyle opportunity for a couple wishing to achieve a seasonal lifestyle income.

Schedule Of Accommodation

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Sales Service Area

5.65m x 3.25m, stylish, contemporary service area including built in service counter with red high gloss work surface, laminate floor covering, halogen spot lighting, glass fronted refrigerated ice cream display unit, 2 x smoothie maker, drink mixer, 2 group coffee machine and separate grinder, bar stool seating, drinks fridges, cash register, pie/pasty warmer,4 ring domestic hob with oven and sink and drainer. Also under stairs storage storage area of 1.37mx 1.28m.

Store Room

1.12m x 3.02m, including chest freezer and providing access to staff WC facilities.


The business is available with the benefit of the remainder of a 10 year proportional full repairing and insuring Lease which commenced in March 2011 at a current passing rental of £6,000 pa. The Lease is excluded from the Landlord & Tenant Act renewal provision.

General Information

Local Authority

Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band F.


An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates

We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171


Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999


To be taken at valuation

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

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