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Truro Farm Shop, Cafe And Deli, Walsingham Place, Truro

Catering for sale


£94,500 Guide price


A wonderful opportunity to acquire a highly successful catering & retail business in the City of Truro. The business has enjoyed significant growth since being established several years ago and is based within the city's specialist quarter in a historic Grade II listed building.

  • EPC: D84

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EPC: D84


Truro Farm Shop, Cafe and Deli is situated on Truro’s historic Walsingham Place just moments from the centre of the City. Truro has a resident population in excess of 20,000 and is the most popular shopping destination within the County, boasting a range of national and niche retailers, schooling for all ages, a station on the main Penzance to Paddington rail line and is a short distance from the A30, the main arterial route through the county.

The Business

Our clients have traded the business for several years and have enjoyed strong sales growth during this period, the building comprises a retail area stocking a wide array of local fayre including breads, vegetables, cheeses, local beers, wines and spirits with the remainder of the ground floor being taken up by the Cafe operation which is predominately run on a day time basis only with occasional evening pop ups.

The building offers tremendous scope for further growth as our clients primarily use the ground floor of the premises and on the first floor is an area of some 750 sqft ideally suited for private functions or use as a meeting room etc. Our clients also enjoy the use of an area of outside seating.

The most recent accounts show a turnover in the region of £384,000 and full accounting information will be made available subject to a viewing appointment in the usual manner. The business is now offered for sale by way of an assignment of the existing lease owing to our clients other business commitments.

The Accommodation Comprises

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Ground Floor

Glazed double doors to:-

Shop Area

Comprising 2 display fridges, assorted fixed and freestanding shelving and display units, chilled counter, multi deck display fridge and a service counter with an Epos till, electronic scales and hand wash basin.


Wood flooring, table and chairs for approximately 44 covers, small children’s play area, wooden sideboard.

Service Counter

Comprising a chilled display counter, Epos till, bottle fridge, stainless steel table, Burco electric oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher, twin sink and drainer, upright fridge and ice machine.

First Floor

An impressive open plan area with exposed beams, window to side elevation and Velux windows in the roof.

Two Unisex Toilets

One with baby changing area.


A spacious room with freestanding shelving, filing cabinets, desks and office chairs, exposed beams, window to side elevation, Velux windows in roof and fridge.


The premises are available by way of an assignment of the existing 9 year proportional repairing lease at a passing rental of £15,000 per annum. A copy of the lease is available from the selling agents upon request.

General Information

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

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for the property is D84


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.

Premises Licence

We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of liquor for consumption on and off the premises.

Business Rates

We refer you to the government website

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact:-
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email or
Graham Timmins on 01872 247019 or via email


To be taken at valuation.

Value Added Tax

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


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

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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