Fishing Tackle Shop for Sale

Taunton, Somerset

£39,000Leasehold + SAV
Taunton Angling CentreTauntonSomersetTA1 1PAView Map

An established fishing tackle shop in a fantastic location which offers an extensive range of fishing equipment from starting up to the latest carbon-fibre rods for disciplines ranging from Carp, Match, Game Beach and Boat fishing. Many exclusive brands are stocked in the shop, together with every conceivable accessory, including dried and live bait. Due to demand, there is also a wide selection of air rifles from beginners to pro along with a range of hunting clothes, knives and catapults. This shop has been established since 1978 and because of its wide selection of all things related to angling, the business draws a customer base from a wide geographical area and subsequently generates an impressive profit.


The shop is ideally situated in Taunton with easy parking and access from the M5 motorway. Located on Station Way, which enjoys a very high pedestrian and vehicular passing traffic, the cities of both Bristol and Exeter are only 30 miles equal distance away. With easy access to many fishing waters and the coast, there is also excellent public transport and a mainline railway station to London Paddington available.


The business is easily owner operated without the need for staff and because of its wonderful range of fishing related items and excellent customer service, our client has enjoyed a fine reputation. Many clients seek this shop out and visit it from outside of the area.  With low overheads, impressive turnover and regular repeat custom, the business has afforded our clients a substantial income and fine lifestyle over many years. This is now being placed on to the open market because of retirement and full training and hand over will be provided. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.


A modern double fronted shop with recessed entrance and door to:


16.33m x 4.63m

A fantastic open plan retailing area which has been refurbished to a high standard. It benefits from 7 wide rod stands, 1 large island display unit, comprehensive wall shelving, numerous POS branded displays, 8 glass fronted reel display cabinets, 1 up right freezer, bespoke twin till counter with glass fronted display and suspended ceiling throughout.

To the rear of the retailing area is a door to:


A smaller area ideal for snack and drinks preparation, hand wash sink and window to rear.


This is accessed from the kitchenette and has a low level WC.



5.82m x 4.42m

A large store which is easily accessed from the retailing area and also has velux and window to rear.



5.00m x 4.00m

To the rear is a large modern storage shed with security lock, light and electricity. This area is currently used for cardboard and general storage but would ideally be utilised for additional stock or as an online ordering hub.


1.75m x 1.02m


2.01m x 1.74m

A large store comprises of a double door fridge and an under counter fridge.


MONDAY – SATURDAY: 09.00 – 5.20pm



Certificate for limited fire arms (air guns)


Alarm and a comprehensive CCTV camera system.


Owner operated without any staff.


A new negotiable length lease with a passing rental of £8,000 per annum.

Ingoing tenant to pay landlords reasonably incurred lease set-up fees



The property benefits from the following: electricity, water supply, sewage, broadband and telephone are all connected. None of these services have been tested by the agents Ware Commercial


Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at Valuation Office Agency


All viewings and enquiries to be made through the agents Ware Commercial

Tel: 01803 328880

Email: [email protected]


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