Stunning premises finished to the highest of standards
Situated in the desirable small old town of Brough
Well established and highly reputed business
Early viewing essential to fully appreciate
High amount of regular and repeat trade
Advised annual turnover of £350,000
Genuine reason for sale
Walk in condition
Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer to the market this stunning 18th century coaching inn which has been established since 1760 and in the careful hands of our clients since 2014. The only reason this excellent business is being offered to the market is due to our clients desire to take a well deserved retirement.
When our clients purchased the business it was completely run down, dilapidated and no longer trading. Since our clients took ownership of the business they have undertaken a complete high specification refurbishment programme over a period of 2 years at a cost in excess of £1,500,000 meaning that the business is in full walk in condition.
Our clients inform us that annual turnover currently runs at £350,000 which is derived from offering 5 star letting rooms, 2 elegant restaurants, 2 bars and a 100+ seater air conditioned function suite.
The menus change regularly featuring occasional special dishes by the chefs. Most produce is sourced direct from local farmers and suppliers. The wine list is small but comprehensive with wines which are reasonably priced and chosen to compliment the menu. On Sundays our clients serve a full traditional Sunday lunch featuring the finest roast meats.
The new air conditioned function suite is unique in the local area and provides facilities for formal and informal events such as weddings, funerals, functions, training and business meetings, business lunches and much more. The Inn can quote for a buffet or a customised sit down menu.
The coaching inn comprises 13 en-suite letting rooms including a family room and a disabled access double room with a wet room. In addition there are 3 luxury suites, two on the second floor, one with a separate sitting room and a two bedroomed suite in the bungalow which also has disabled access and facilities.
All of the bedrooms and suites feature Villeroy and Boch luxury bathrooms custom designed by Signature Bathrooms of Kendal. All the rooms are equipped with free internet access, Freeview television and work areas. “Bath House” toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, a fridge, a safe, and tea and coffee making facilities are provided. Prices are per room and include a freshly cooked to order breakfast each morning.
Facilities for disabled guests are provided in a bungalow adjacent to the car park comprising a double bedroom and a 2 bedroomed suite with its own patio area available with wheelchair access. Both are equipped with luxury ensuite wet rooms.
The business enjoys a strong reputation within the local community and beyond and as such has a high level of regular and repeat trade alongside good word of mouth recommendations.
During the renovations and restoration our clients have continually developed and improved the business introducing new lines and income streams which have enhanced the inn massively and in particular shows in the year on year increase in turnover and profitability.
This is a tremendous opportunity to purchase an established 18th century coaching inn, which is a great base to build upon and as such early viewing is highly recommended as this fantastic business is not to be missed.
Well signed detached property briefly comprising: CELLAR Wine and beer cellar GROUND FLOOR Reception/ lounge area Lounge bar Public bar Main restaurant - providing seating for approximately 30 covers The Georgian Room - can provide a small, intimate, formal dining environment. The room may also be booked for private dining for up to 16 people. The Small Function Room - can provide a private formal or informal dining environment for up to 25 people. The Main Function Suite - provides seating for up to 100 people for celebrations or functions. FIRST FLOOR Room 1 - Situated at the rear of the main building overlooking the fells and the car park; a double room with a King size bed, work area and ensuite bathroom with shower Room 2 - Situated at the rear of the main building overlooking the fells and the car park; a single room with a single size bed, work area and ensuite bathroom with shower only. Room 3 - Situated at the front of the main building overlooking Brough; a double room with a Super King size bed, work area and ensuite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Room 4 - Situated at the front of the main building overlooking Brough; a double room with a King size bed, work area and ensuite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Room 5 - Situated at the front of the main building overlooking Brough; a double room that can be set up as Super King or twin beds, work area and ensuite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Room 6 - Situated at the front of the main building overlooking Brough; a double room with a King size bed, work area and ensuite bathroom with a bath and a shower. Room 7 - Situated at the side of the main building; a double room with a standard double bed, work area and ensuite bathroom with a bath and a shower. SECOND FLOOR The Castle Suite - Has a Super King bed convertible to twin beds with a large sitting area, dressing space and a large luxury bathroom with a bath and a walk in shower.
This brilliant 18th century coaching inn is located in the Upper Eden Valley in the market town of Brough, in the old county of Westmorland. Shops, residential properties, leisure facilities and visitor attractions which are all beneficial for the business are in easy distance. The business is ideally situated for visits to the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors, the Lake District National Park and Hadrian’s Wall. The town is easily reached via the A685, from J38 on the M6 or via the A66 from J40 on the M6 at Penrith or the A1 at Scotch Corner.
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