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Property Details

Unit 231, Trentham Retail Village, Il Gusto, Stone Road, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire

Business for Sale - Retail

1655 Sq Ft (153.75 Sq M)

For Sale £120,000 Business for Sale


***** Speciality Gift Business For Sale *****

Il Gusto is more than just an outstanding source of premium quality vinegars, oils and spirits. For those special occasions, Il Gusto will help you to select the perfect gift, for a special friend or partner, a corporate client an invaluable staff member or your perfect Wedding day and gift ideas are endless.

Il Gusto is a large and well-known franchise operation with branches nationwide. The business offers unique personalised gifts including premium oils, balsamic vinegars, cocktails, liquors, and a large range of exclusive spirits. Il Gusto Trentham has been successfully trading since 2002.

Located on the award winning Trentham Estate this select and hugely popular up market shopping experience and visitor attraction comprises the Trentham Shopping Village with its diverse range of shops, cafes and restaurants alongside the Blue Diamond Garden Centre and the award-winning Italianate Gardens and 65-acre lake. The estate attracts 3.25m annual visitors and is one of top visitor attractions in the UK. Situated to the south of Stoke-on-Trent midway between Manchester and Birmingham the Trentham Estate is within easy reach of Junction 15 of the M6 motorway and the A50 which connects with the M1 at Derby/Nottingham.

Reason For Sale
The business is offered for sale due to retirement.

The building is occupied under the terms of a five year internal repairing lease which commenced in April 2020. Further details are available upon request. The lease is subject to a turnover provision, service charge and promotional charge to include water, electricity, security, external maintenance, parking and promotion of the estate.

Building Layout and Design
The business is housed within a spacious timber lodge occupying one, if not, the best position in the shopping village adjacent to the entrance to the gardens. The Il Gusto brand is clearly displayed above the main entrance and around the building which has large display window to the front and side. Inside, the building has been divided into three zones - retail, storage and preparation together with fully accessible staff and customer toilets and a kitchen area. The retail area is well presented having a tiled floor, modern decor, display shelving and standalone units. All fixture, fittings and equipment are of a high standard.
Outside to the side of the building there is allocated space for a 'café' style service of the retail products.

Financial Information

To 31 July 2021
Turnover: £296,632 (2020: £231,063)
Gross Profit: £179,128 (2020 £123,804)
Operating Profit: £32,563 (2020: £26,203)

The business operates with the owner, one full-time and three part-time members of staff plus seasonal staff as required.

Fixtures & Fittings
A full list of fixtures and fittings can be provided.

Opening Times
Monday- Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Sole Agent.

Agent Details

Glenn Hammond