**Investment Opportunity** Located in the world famous village of Dunvegen in the north of Skye and the only fuel station in over 20 miles. Viewing is a must to appreciate this business on offer with ample room for expansion.
Atholl Service Station and Waterside Café is an extremely busy business which has been run by the current proprietors since 2004. The business benefits from an excellent location within the village and is the only fuel station in over 20 miles, the business underwent a full refurbishment and comes fully equipped and presented in walk-in condition. Although the business is trading extremely successfully, there is still an opportunity to expand the business. The business is being sold due to the current vendors wish to retire.
The Waterside café/bistro operates six days per week, opening from 10:00 - 21:00 in the summer months and 10:00 - 17:00 in the winter. The café proves popular with tourists and locals alike, offering an extensive selection of breakfast fare, light lunches and hot meals. The café further benefits from an alcohol licence, accommodating up to 30 covers inside. To the rear of the bistro, you will find a well-presented decking seating area. The outside seating area is well furnished with modern furniture and can seat up to 24 persons.
Fuel Station and General Store:
Trades from 08:00hrs - 20:00hrs seven days a week, all year round. The fuel station has fuel sales in excess of 700,000 litres per annum, and is a central and important resource for the local community, being the only fuel station in the area. The shop offers a good selection of general groceries, newspapers, magazines, chilled produce, confectionery, cigarettes, beers, wines and spirits. The shop also offers car consumables and various other seasonal inventory, such as beach toys in summer and scarves, hats and gloves in winter. Located to the rear of the forecourt the business further benefits from a small garden centre. The garden centre offers a good selection of potted plants and shrubbery along with compost and some garden ornaments.
The property is a detached property which is split into three areas. The forecourt has three fuel pumps under a traditional garage canopy. The shop is accessed by a double glazed single UPVC door directly off the forecourt. On entering the shop the service counter is located to the right. The shop is well presented and has wall mounted display shelving along with a central island display shelve unit. Staff access to the café is from behind the counter. To the rear of the forecourt is the garden centre. The garden centre has several timber display shelve units. It is secured by double wrought iron gates and fencing and sells mostly plants the vendors have either grown, or bought in and bare rooted to be brought to a selling condition. This opens up exciting opportunities for growth, being quite a substantial area within the boundaries of the property. The Waterside Café is located to the right of the forecourt and is entered via a double glazed single door. The café is well presented and furnished with wooden tables and chairs. The café benefits from a commercial kitchen with ample work space and comes fully equipped.
Service includes bottled gas. Mains drainage. Accounts and full trading figures will be made available after a formal viewing has taken place. Current stock will be additional at valuation. An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to the lease, this will be available to all parties wishing to offer. Viewings are by appointment only.
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