Location - St Stephen is a very busy and popular village offering a range of amenities including busy Co Op shop and Sub Post Office, public house, fish & chip shop, launderette, doctors surgery, Chinese take away, recreational sports ground, primary and secondary schools. The village is situated within easy reach of the recently regenerated St Austell town centre, offering a wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. St Austell also has a mainline railway station and leisure centre together with primary and secondary schools and supermarkets. The picturesque port of Charlestown and the award winning Eden Project are within a short drive. The town of Fowey is approximately 13 miles away and is well known for its restaurants and coastal walks. The Cathedral city of Truro is approximately 12 miles from the property. The North Coast of Newquay popular for its surfing beaches is a drive of about 11 miles.
The Business - The business is that of a Hair Salon currently run by the owner and 2 part time staff on a fairly limited basis of Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm. The property consists of 2 salon areas and a laundry/waiting room. There are currently 2 cutting stations, 2 finishing stations, 2 washing stations and 2 drying stations. The business has been trading for over 40 years and is situated in the Freehold building that is Number 4 Fore Street. The business is located in the very heart of the village adjacent the Chinese takeaway, opposite the launderette and Co Op. The owner has obtained planning consent to create a 1 bedroom flat above the salon - see end.
Front Salon - 5.08 max x 3.54 max (16'7" max x 11'7" max) - Small pane glazed front entrance door, 2 cutting stations, modern electric wall heater, small pane glazed bow fronted window, large mirrored wall
Reception - 2.36 max x 1.98 max (7'8" max x 6'5" max) - An open reception area between the front salon and waiting room with counter, storage, cash register.
Laundry/Waiting Room - 3.22 x 2.80 (10'6" x 9'2") - small pane glazed bow fronted window, sink with water heater, modern electric wall heater, washing machine and dryer, through to:
Rear Salon - 4.5 x 3.3 (14'9" x 10'9") - 2 wash stations, 2 finishing stations, 2 drying stations, storage, small pane glazed window, large mirrored wall, through to:
Lobby - door to:
W.C. - low level w.c., small window.
Outside - To the front of the salon is a narrow parking area for 1 to 2 vehicles.
Vat - We understasdn the [purchase will not be subject to VAT but prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries to satisfy their own particular circumstances.
The Business - Is that of a hair salon run by the Owner and 2 part time staff. Current open hours are Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm. The business has been running for over 40 years from the same premises. All of the fixtures, fittings and contents with the exception of personal items will be included. There is limited stock carried forward.
Business Rates - From voa.co.uk we understand the current rateable value is £3,000 and the current Owner advises his business is rate exempt. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the exact business rate situation for their own circumstances.
Costs - The Vendor's Agency Costs are to be covered by the purchaser as part of any deal agreed.
Planning - Planning consent has been obtained for the creation of a first floor flat under planning number PA16/01879
Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Rd, St Austell PL25 5DW
0300 123 4100
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the Owners Sole Agents MAY WHETTER AND GROSE, St Austell.