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SOLD - Helston Furniture, 5/5A, The Parade, Helston, Cornwall

Retail for sale



A Home Interior Gifts and Furniture business with a retail Sales Area of1,000Sqft in the former market town of Helston.
Stockist of Annie Sloan paint
Well presented and equipped with the benefit of off road parking.

  • Home Interior Gifts and Furniture
  • Retail Sales Area of1,000 Sqft
  • Well presented and equipped
  • Stockist of Annie Sloan paint
  • EPC: D

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Helston Furniture enjoys a prominent trading position on the periphery of the popular Cornish market town of Helston. Located in South West Cornwall, Helston is the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula which is the United Kingdoms most southerly region boasting spectacular scenery and popular beaches.

The Property

The property occupies a two-storey retail premises with an adjoining single-storey showroom totalling just over 1,000 Sqft. To the front of the property is on road parking and to the side the property enjoys parking for three cars, providing easy access for vehicles delivering and collecting furniture.

The Business

The business originally traded from the single-storey showroom but expanded several years ago into the adjoining two-storey retail premises, which was previously a ladies clothes shop.

The business is concerned with the sale of country pine, antique and hand painted furniture, high end home decorative items and soft furnishings and is a stockist of Annie Sloan paint.

Currently trading from 10am to 5pm weekdays, (excluding Wednesdays) and from 10am – 4pm on Saturdays, it is run jointly by our clients without a requirement for additional staff.

Trading accounts for the year ending 2016 shows sales in the region of £100,000 per annum. Further accounting information will be made available to prospective purchasers, subject to a viewing in the normal manner.

Schedule Of Accomodation

Large picture display window to front and glazed door to:

Main Retail Sales Area

Service counter with electronic till. Large freestanding dresser displaying Annie Sloan paints. Stairs to:

First Floor Landing

Window to rear, doors to:-

First Floor Sales Area

Large window to front elevation and access to:-

Kitchen Area

Built in worktop with shelving below and wall mounted shelving over.


Window to side elevation. WC, pedestal wash hand basin.

Furniture Showroom

Three windows to front elevation, large double doors at the far end of the showroom giving access to the parking area for deliveries and collections.


Parking for three cars.


The business is being offered for sale by way of the assignment of the existing Council Lease which commenced 25th March 2011 for a term of seven (7) years at a passing rental of £7,000 per annum.


To be taken at valuation


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.


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

Business Rates

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

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

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] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] 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.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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