The Sweet Shop & Luxury Apartment

For Sale £155,000

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5 Market Square

A fine 3 floor, stone built period property situated in the picturesque market square of this popular tourist destination. Home to two thriving businesses, the property is available on a new lease, along with goodwill, furniture, fittings, linens, website and social media assets. Sweet shop stock on valuation.

In brief, the ground floor comprises a stylish and distinctively refitted traditional sweet shop, plus staff kitchen and separate access to the accommodation. There is access down to a good-sized basement with two large stock rooms and staff cloakroom.

Accessed independently via a ginnel off Market Square, or through an internal door from the shop, stairs lead up to the stunning accommodation with kitchen and spacious lounge/diner on the first floor, and 2 king size bedrooms, bathroom and large storeroom on the top floor.


Kirkby Lonsdale is a charming market town with an excellent range of independent shops, pubs, bars and restaurants. Attracting visitors all year round, the town is famous for Ruskin's View and Devil's Bridge, and is well-located for day trips to both the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District. The Market Square is located in the heart of the town with good footfall.


New lease terms and rent to be negotiated with the Landlord.

Business Information - Sweet Shop

One of the oldest sweet shops in the country, the current owners have upgraded the retail space, branding, range, website and social media, and the business is subsequently thriving. Turnover TBC.

Business Rates: Ratable Value: £3,293.40 - subject to small business rates relief with nothing to pay.

Accommodation / Holiday Let

The residential accommodation has recently been refurbished to a high standard, to provide a stylish, luxury holiday let for 4 guests through AirBnB. Current part time rental circa £12,000 P.A, with scope for growth through extended availability.

Council Tax Band C.

Retail Premises

The retail space comprises shop with staff kitchen to rear, plus 2 large stockrooms to basement level.

Sweet Shop (6.34m x 3.68m)

Very well presented retail space with customer door and traditional shop window to the front aspect on Market Square. Extensive range of display shelving. Drinks chiller. Ice cream service counter. Main counter. Vinyl flooring. Inset doormat.

Kitchen Area (1.53m x 1.16m)

Staff kitchen area with window and external door to the rear aspect. Fitted units with worktops. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Range of shelving for stock storage. Fridge. Vinyl flooring.

Stock Room 1 (3.32m x 3.70m)

Large basement stock room with storage shelving. Corner staff cloakroom.

Stock Room 2 (3.51m x 2.57m)

Second stockroom with stock storage shelving. 2 chest freezers.


Stunning luxury accommodation or holiday apartment with 2 king size bedrooms.

First Floor Landing

Spacious first floor landing with sash style window to the rear aspect. Carpet. Radiator.

Lounge/Diner (3.87m x 5.24m)

Comfortable and spacious lounge/diner with 2 windows to the front aspect and views to Market Square.

Feature fireplace housing gas flame fire to lounge area. Cupboard under window. 2 * 2 seater sofas. TV.

Dining area with 4-seater table. Sideboard. Cupboard under window.

Carpet. Radiator.

Kitchen (3.80m x 2.93m)

Well appointed kitchen with window to the rear aspect. Range of wall and base base mounted units with complimentary worktops. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Integrated cooker and hob with extractor over. Free standing pantry unit. Integral fridge and freezer. Integral slim line dishwasher. 2-seater table with chairs. Laminate flooring. Radiator.

Second Floor Landing

Spacious top floor landing with sash style window to the rear aspect. 2 double wardrobes. Dressing table. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 1 (3.93m x 2.55m)

Generous king size guest bedroom with window to the front aspect and views over square. King size bed with bedside tables. Chest of drawers. Wall mounted TV. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 (3.01m x 2.64m)

Another double bedroom with window to the front aspect and views to square. King size bed with bedside tables. Chest of drawers. Carpet. Radiator.


Good sized bathroom with window to the rear aspect. Bath with shower over and screen. Vanity unit with wash hand basin. WC. Towel storage unit. Laminate flooring. Radiator.

Store Room (1.70m x 2.94m)

Large lockable store room with built in cupboard and shelving.


Bin storage area to rear.


Shop: 94 D
Apartment: 64 D

Agent Notes

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Fisher Hopper is a trading name for Fisher Hopper Limited, which is registered in England No 08514050. The registered office for the company is: 5 Battalion Court, Colburn Business Park, Catterick Garrison, England, DL9 4QN. Company Directors: D. Spratt, M. Alexander
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Please note, floor plans are not to scale and are for illustration purposes only. Plans are produced using PlanUp.

  • Established sweet shop with luxury accommodation / holiday let
  • Established 1902
  • Centre of Market town
  • Refitted retail space
  • Fully furnished and well appointed
  • New lease term available
  • Key tourist destination
  • Popular for short breaks
  • Ideal for Lakes and Dales
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