Cafe Musicker, 11 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 9AS

£ 75,000

Rothesay, Isle of Bute

2 Bathrooms

Retail Unit


PA20 9AS


An excellent opportunity to acquire a well established and popular combined vegan/vegetarian café/music retailer/book shop which has been successfully operating since 2003. Immaculately presented café in a wonderful location opposite the Castle in the heart of Rothesay. Very popular with visitors and the locals with an abundance of repeat and new customers. The café has an outstanding reputation for providing high-quality and freshly prepared food and excellent tea and coffee on an eat-in or takeaway basis. Capacity to seat 23 with potential increase. Offered fully equipped and ready for business. Necessary Covid-19 screens and sanitising stations throughout. Security alarm system.

The accessible Isle of Bute in the Firth of Clyde has two car ferry services: Rothesay to Wemyss Bay (with train to Glasgow) and Rhubodach to Colintraive. Joint Campus for pre-school to college (part of University of Highlands and Islands), local hospital, cinema, marina and pontoons, three golf courses, leisure pool, West Island Way for walkers, horse riding and fishing. Businesses, bars, art galleries, shops, cafés and restaurants.

Glass panelled door into shop. Large windows to front with fabulous views to castle and sitting area across the road. Approximate measurements are shown on floor plan.

Main Dining Area
Immaculately presented, bright and spacious area. Original cream painted wood panel walls introducing a splash of colour from the modern tables and chairs. Covid partitions cleverly designed to match the walls and hand sanitising stations throughout. Counter serving area with protective screen. Comfortably seats 23 people. 7 tables. Bench seating area. Wall mounted holders for guitar display. Book case. Antique style clock. Vintage clock. Carpet. Jukebox (available to purchase separately).

Serving Area
Includes coffee machine (two group heads), coffee grinder, water boiler, display fridge, toasting machine, soup kettle, new till.

Kitchen Area
Thoughtfully designed for maximum service and food preparation. The kitchen area is well equipped and consists of: stainless steel catering unit with cupboards (crockery storage), splashback, worktops, and sink, chilled display counter, dishwasher, microwave oven, contact grill, under counter fridge. Electric fly killer. Vinyl flooring.

Rear Dining Area
Cosy area for one table. Good spot for children. Coat hooks. Display carousel for CDs. Display fridge. Musical instrument display cabinet. Carpet.

Rear Hallway - 1.66m x 0.92m
Door to female W.C. Door to courtyard, gents toilet and stores at side. Spotlights. Emergency lighting Vinyl flooring.

Disabled friendly W.C. - 2.43m x 1.58m
W.C. Hand rails. Wall hung wash hand basin with splashback tiling. Soap and hand towel dispenser. Baby changing facility. Extractor fan. Flush ceiling light. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.

Courtyard area.

Gents W.C. - 1.82m x 1.15m
W.C. Wall hung wash hand basin with splashback tiling. Soap and hand towel dispenser. Flush ceiling light. Radiator. Obscure window. Vinyl flooring.

Store - 1.68m x 1.49m
Chest freezer. Fridge freezer. Shelving.

Large Store - 7.65m x 2.40m
Potential to install a fully fitted kitchen to prepare evening meals or breakfasts. Also could be used as an extra seating area after renovation.

Rateable Value
£3,300- May be eligible for Small Business Bonus Scheme offering up to 100% relief of commercial rates. ( The Small Business Bonus Scheme progressively reduces the rates burden for businesses with properties with individual rateable values of up to £18,000 where the combined rateable value is £35,000 or less. More details from Argyll & Bute Council's website.)

Trading Accounts
Can be made available to seriously interested parties who have formally noted interest in the property.

The café has it's very own website


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