49 High Street, Cranbrook Kent TN17 3EE Call us today 01580 712500

High Street, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EJ

£360,000 FREEHOLD
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 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3EJ

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Well established for over 200 years, this Bakery with cafe is set in an excellent trading position within the heart of the bustling and historic market Town of Cranbrook!! With living accommodation above, gardens and parking.

Opportunity to purchase a fantastic thriving Bakers and Cafe, or a commercial and residential building with potential for a new venture, also with considered potential for further development to the rear of the building with access from Rope Walk, subject to the relevant permissions being sought after and approved...

Offering a Grade II listed 3 storey building with 2 large bay windows for display, a mixture of shop and cafe areas, kitchens and bakery along with 2 bedroomed living space above, which is in need of modernisation. Retaining some original features, and benefiting from large gardens and ample parking to the rear.
Offered with no forward chain. Set within the favoured Cranbrook School Catchment Area.

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Double Fronted Shop/Cafe Area,
Stairs Rising to Residential Apartment,
Shop/Cafe Kitchen, Staff WC, Large Bakery,
Freezer Room, Store Room.
Residential Apartment: Landing with stairs to Second Floor,
Sitting Room, Bathroom, Kitchen/Dining Room,
WC, Second Floor Landing,
2 Bedrooms and Rear Garden/Parking.
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Set within the Historic market Town of Cranbrook, amongst a variety of shops, restaurants and Public Houses. The Town benefits from a wide range of amenities including Doctors surgeries, Leisure centre, Schools and the Towns noted landmark the Union Windmill. Staplehurst mainline station is about 5 miles and offers frequent services to London (the journey taking about 1 hour) and Ashford International. The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover and Ashford International Station.


From our offices in the centre of Cranbrook proceed up the High Street and the property will be found after a short distance on the right hand side.


A double fronted period residence of mixed construction, under tiled and slate roofs. The spacious accommodation comprises of:-


Two bay windows to the front and central glazed door opening to:-


Three glass fronted refrigerated display units, shelving, seating area, door with stairs to 1st floor, steps and doorway leading up to:-

Shop Kitchen

Shelving, refrigeration/freezer units, 2 sinks, wash hand basin, dishwasher, window to side, opening to Bakery and door to:-

Under cover walk way to:-

Staff WC

With Low level WC and wash hand basin.


With windows to the side and rear, comprehensive range of bakery equipment if required (inventory available on request), 2 ovens to remain, access to two large loft areas, door to rear garden and following onto Rope Walk and opening to:-

Freezer Room

Walk in freezer, tiled floor, and door to:-


(Former garage) With door with access through to the High Street.



Stairs to 2nd floor, exposed wall timbers and doors to:-

Sitting Room

Bay window to the front overlooking the High Street, fireplace with tiled surround and radiator.


Bath with pedestal, wash hand basin and part tiled walls.

Kitchen/Dining Room

With window to the rear, radiator, basic range of wall, base and drawer units stainless steel sink, recess with gas boiler serving hot water throughout the building and heating to the apartment. Door to:-


Window to the rear, and low level WC.



Window to the side, radiator and doors to:-

Bedroom 1

Sash window overlooking the High Street and radiator.

Bedroom 2

Window to the rear overlooking the garden, built in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, access to small loft, door to small cupboard with further door with access to the roof for maintenance.


To the REAR there is an attached brick built WC, and a good sized garden which is mainly laid to lawn with fenced, and part brick wall boundaries. Offered considered potential for a building plot subject to relevant permissions being sought and granted. Vehicular access is via Rope Walk onto a large driveway with ample parking, side access via wooden gate with right of way purposes back to the High Street.

Agents Note:

- The property is subject to flying freehold elements. Inventory available on request for fixtures and fittings able to remain.

Staff The business is currently run by the owners with the assistance of a team of full time staff.

Trading Information Sales for the year ending 31st December 2014 were £325,168 with a gross profit of £99,053.

Trading Hours Currently 7.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday

Business Rates Current Rateable value £13,000 per annum.

Notice: Whilst great care has been taken to be as accurate as is realistic these details, photographs and floor plans, are for guidance only, all measurements are approximate. We can not be held responsible for the content of these particulars and none of the services, fittings or appliances at the property have been tested by the agent. We assume that the property has all necessary permissions, regulations and consents. Purchasers should satisfy themselves that any of the aforesaid mentioned in the particulars are correct, or in working order. These details can not be incorporated in any offer, or contract.
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49 High Street, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3EE
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Set up fee (tenant's share): £240.00 (inc VAT) for one tenant & £300.00 (inc VAT) for two tenants
Referencing includes identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers/landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability, as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement.

Security Deposit: One and a half months rent
A landlord may request a larger deposit to accommodate pets.

Guarantor Fee: £120.00 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)
Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement.

Pet Deposit: Returnable additional Security Deposit to be confirmed via Lloyd Martin at the landlord’s discretion to cover the added risk of property damage. This will be protected with your security deposit in a Government authorised scheme and may be returned at the end of the tenancy.

Amendment Fee: £30.00 (inc VAT)
Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy.

Renewal Fee (tenant's share): £120.00 (inc VAT) for a Fixed Term Agreement and £90.00 (inc VAT) for a
Periodical Agreement
Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging a further tenancy and agreement.

Check out Fee (tenant's share): A minimum of £85.00 (inc VAT) payable to the inventory clerk
Attending the property to undertake an updated Schedule of Condition based on the original Inventory and negotiating the repayment of the security deposit(s).

Future Landlord Reference Fee: £30.00 (inc VAT) per reference request
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Professional Cleaning (if required): To be negotiated per hour which will be deducted from the Security Deposit.
Only charged where professional cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the start of the tenancy.

Works Undertaken
Where actions of the tenant results in a nominated contractor attending the property to determine and remedy any situation. Contractor payable by tenant.

Admin fee charged by Lloyd Martin organising contractor's visit- £30 (inc VAT)

Refuse Removal (if required): To be negotiated depending on amount and type of rubbish left.


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