Healthfood Shop for sale in Exeter

Exeter, Devon

£75,000Leasehold + SAV
Health Unlimited181 Cowick StreetExeterDevonEX4 1AAView Map

A great opportunity to acquire a well-established health food shop with a large variety of foods, which includes a fantastic plant based, vegetarian and organic range. The shop has an amazing health hub with supplementary vitamins and a general health range which is ethically sourced. Also, a wide complement of skin care products and an array of refrigeration units, providing a wide selection of chilled products and so much more. The business is in a prime location, benefiting from many thousands of passing vehicles per day together with good foot fall. Immediately opposite the shop is convenient free parking and the business is now reluctantly being placed on to the open market due to the owner’s aging health. Early viewings are highly rec


The shop is located on Cowick Street, Exeter on a busy intersection with a huge amount of passing vehicle traffic and footfall, which is ideal for advertising. Immediately opposite is a large shopping precinct which customers to this business use because of the free 3-hour parking available. Only walking distance from the shop is Exeter town centre, railway, bus station and all main arterial road links are easily accessible which connect to the M5 within minutes.


The business has been run by a local family successfully for many years and reluctantly due to aging health, it is now being placed on to the open market. The shop could easily be operated by one person and a part time member of staff during the busy times. We the agents feel that the shop needs to be re-energised together with an e-commerce web site which engages with customers who travel far afield for their product range.  Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.


The shop is double fronted with amazing large display windows to the front.


7.55m x 8.28m, 3.46m x 2.93m

A large open plan space with 3 large multi-tiered island units. The retailing area benefits from 3 xtwin glass refrigeration units, large wide five-tiered refrigeration gantry and lots of POS material scattered around the shop. The walls are equipped with a comprehensive shelving system and with quarry floor tiling throughout.

At the back of the shop is a door to a large spacious hallway and doors to:


3.42m x 2.90m

A lovely room with window to the rear.


3.46m x 1.48m


3.16m x 2.01m


2.75m x 2.01m

With an array of base fitted units and an inset sink and drainer, under counter fridge, worktop space and window to rear.



With a WC and wash hand basin


With a WC and wash hand basin


To the rear is a secure door with access to a loading bay for all deliveries and with available parking on a ‘first come’ basis.


All trade fixtures and fittings except for our vendor’s private inventory will be included in this sale. A full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts. All stock will be sold at valuation on completion. No testing of these fixtures or any appliance has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.


Mains, electricity water, broadband and drainage are all connected. No testing of these services has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.


Please make enquiries on the local valuation website (VOA) at www.voa.gov.uk (currently the property is fully exempt from business rates because of small business rates relief)




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

TEL. 01803 328880 or 01392 462266 Email. [email protected]   www.warecommercial.com

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