Anne Russell Florist, 24 Main Street, Cross Hills, BD20 8TF

£250,000

SOLD (subject to contract)

A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A POPULAR AND WELL ESTABLISHED FLORIST BUSINESS AND AN IMMACULATE 2 BEDROOMED APARTMENT SITUATED IN A PRIME LOCATION IN THE CENTRE OF THE VILLAGE


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Anne Russell Florist, 24 Main Street, Cross Hills, BD20 8TF

 £250,000
BUSINESS FREEHOLD & APARTMENT

Prominently located on the bustling Main Street of Cross Hills, Anne Russell has successfully traded as an independent florist for almost 20 years, providing a rare opportunity for an enthusiastic buyer to become his or her own boss and run a proven established business with an excellent local following.

The commercial freehold briefly includes a lower ground floor store/prep room, a good sized ground floor shop (including 2 retail areas, a preparation room and a cloakroom) and a superb overall 2 Bedroomed residential apartment which has been fully refurbished with no expense spared.  The apartment has self-contained access so could be sub-let to an alternative tenant or occupied by the manager of the florist.

Cross Hills is a thriving village community where property rarely stands on the open market with an excellent range of shops and facilities within close walking distance, having excellent network links to the larger business centre’s of Skipton, Leeds and Manchester.

Highly recommended for internal viewing, the business and accommodation in more detail comprises:

 

THE RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT - 24A MAIN STREET

Part glazed composite side entrance door to small ground floor lobby with store cupboard and enclosed staircase to:

TO THE FIRST FLOOR

LANDING: 9’8” x 9’0” with ceiling downlights, Amtico flooring, gable end window and access via a folding timber ladder to an excellent boarded roof space.

BEDROOM 1: 11’10” x 11’9” (max) a comfortable double room with 2 windows, a fitted wardrobe and dressing table.

BEDROOM 2: 10’11” x 8’9” also a double room with a built in cupboard providing storage and housing the Worcester combination boiler.

LUXURY SHOWER ROOM: 11’0” x 5’7” with 3 piece suite in white comprising a large walk-in shower with thermostatic unit and fixed glass screen, wash hand basin with unit under and low suite w.c, ladder towel rail, Amtico flooring, ceiling downlights, window with frosted glass and useful UTILITYcupboard with plumbing for a washer and dryer.

DINING KITCHEN & LIVING ROOM: 14’9” x 14’8” a superb light and airy room opened up to the roof trusses, including a large Velux window and 3 sash triple glazed windows with seats & fitted cream wooden shutters, Amtico flooring, range of bespoke wall and base units from Eastburn Country Furniture with granite working surfaces and matching upstands, Belfast style sink unit, high quality fitted appliances including a Bosch 4 ring electric hob with a stainless steel extractor hood over, Neff oven and grill, dishwasher plumbing, TV & telephone points, vertical radiator and:

DINING AREA: with cast iron stove effect gas fire on marble hearth.

TO THE OUTSIDE

There is space to park 2 cars alongside the property and 2 substantial timber sheds to the rear (one with power & light).

 

THE BUSINESS

 

BASEMENT STORE / WORK SHOP: 13’11” x 14’0” (self contained access via stone steps to the front) with power and light and large window.

Stone steps with cast iron railings and brown uPVC door with large picture display window to the:

FRONT RETAIL AREA: 14’9” x 14’11” with attractive block paved floor covering, ceiling downlights, air conditioning unit, fitted cupboards and shelving and opening to:

BACK RETAIL AREA: 14’10” x 11’7” with service counter, additional fitted display shelving and access to:

PREPARTION ROOM: 15’1” x 8’11” with tiled floor, working surfaces, side external door, small KITCHENETTE area with stainless steel sink unit  and drainer, access to the:

VASE ROOM: with a Belfast sink & extractor fan and the CLOAKROOM: with low suite w.c and hand basin and   cupboard housing the Baxi combination boiler.

OUTSIDE: Private parking is available directly adjacent to the side of the building.  There are 2 useful storage sheds as aforementioned.

 

SERVICES: Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property however the heating/electrical appliances and any fixtures and fittings included in the sale have not been tested by the Agents and we are therefore unable to offer any guarantees in respect of them.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: Verbal enquiry reveals that the apartment has been placed in Category A.

The business rateable value is £8500 (as of 2017) which is below the threshold for small business relief with no rates  payable (subject to annual application with Craven District Council).

POST CODE: BD20 8TF

TENURE: The property is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion of the sale. 

AGENTS NOTE: Messrs Wilman and Wilman are acting as joint agents with Messrs Alan J Picken.  The accounts for Anne Russell are available to view upon request from the agents.

VIEWING: Please contact the selling Agents, Messrs. Wilman and Wilman on telephone 01535-637333 who will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements and supply any further information or Messrs Alan J Picken on telephone 01943 609451.

PRICE: £250,000