Prime trading position, located on several famous walks
5 attractively appointed en-suite letting bedrooms
Massive potential to further develop the business
Well established and highly reputed business
Situated in the desirable village of Nateby
3 bedroom owners’ cottage
Run at a pace to suit
Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer to the market this tremendous country inn, which has been established since the 17th century and in the careful hands of our client since 2012. Our client is reluctantly offering the business to the market due to personal reasons.
Since our client took ownership of the business she has run the country inn at a pace that suits her lifestyle, meaning that there is massive scope for a new hands on owner operator to further develop the business and to increase the turnover. During our clients ownership the property has been substantially upgraded and fully refurbished.
The business consists of 5 traditional en-suite letting rooms to sleep 10, a modern bar and restaurant/ Walker’s tearoom/ function room, outdoor seating in a fanatic beer garden and parking. All of the rooms are fully equipped with flat screen colour televisions, iphone/ ipod docking station alarm clock, foot spa, hair dryer, central heating radiator and tea and coffee making facilities. The bedrooms are all dressed in Christy Hydrangea curtains and bed throws.
The owners’ accommodation comprises of a 3 bedroom, cottage which is separately located to the rear of the main building and having its own private garden, the accommodation comprises of an entrance hall and living room with a lounge, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom.
Our client informs us that she generates a respectable annual turnover which is derived from the welcoming friendly service provided and the provision of hot and cold meals and beverages.
Having been recently renovated to provide 5 modern en-suite letting rooms, which have been designed with luxury and comfort in mind. The main bar 30+ covers is complete with stone flag floors, beamed ceilings and restaurant 50+ covers is open to the public is a contemporary space with seating for around and doors leading into a small attractive garden/ seating area. The restaurant idea as a function room is situated to the rear of the building with its own entrance, which is licensed for around 50. It also caters for private parties, events and small wedding parties etc.
Our client offers public areas throughout the country inn, these comprise of:
• An upper bar with flag stone floor, a feature fireplace and beamed ceilings and pews
• A lower bar with access to the bar, a delightful room with beamed ceiling, feature stonewall and pews retrieved from the old chapel at Dent. Dining to seat 30.
• An upper bar with beamed ceiling and characterful snug
• Tea room/ dining/ function room to seat 50 + having its own coffee machine and carvery
The original plans have a restaurant on the kitchen roof. The roof was reinforced for this when it was built. Subject to planning the tearoom could be changed into 3 bedrooms or more bedrooms could be added upstairs creating more custom for the business.
The business is fitted with all service areas, such as: To the rear there is an excellent fully fitted modern kitchen and utility area with canopy and extraction, led fluorescent lighting, non-slip floor, freezer/ dry goods store, walk-in fridge, prep area, wash area, a beer cellar and a bottle cellar which all service the restaurant and B&B perfectly.
Our client opens the tearoom on request and they provide a variety of tea, alongside providing a range of coffee and freshly prepared sandwiches, baguettes, paninis and home made soup.
Our client provides a hearty Cumbrian breakfast and an evening meal, which is served every evening from 6:00pm until 8:30pm. The evening meals include an option to dine from the main pub menu or from the daily specials menu. Our client also provides a Sunday carvery which is fresh and homemade and is served 12noon until 2:30pm. The country inn offers a range of beverages from the well stocked bar ranging from Cumbria’s and Yorkshire’s finest real ale to wines, whiskies and soft drinks.
This is an outstanding opportunity to purchase a premium business which is a great base to build upon and as such early viewing is strongly advised as this business is not to be missed.
Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 6:00pm – 10:00pm Friday: 6:00pm – 11:00pm Saturday: 6:00pm – 11:00pm Sunday: 12:00pm – 2:30pm // 6:00pm – 10:00pm (Carvery hours: 6:00pm – 8:30pm)
GROUND FLOOR Bar/Snug 14' 0" x 10' 6" (4.27m x 3.2m) Cosy and welcoming bar that is full of character. Stone flagged flooring. Feature fireplace with double aspect log burning fire. Main Dining Bar 25' 6" x 14' 0" (7.77m x 4.27m) Dining area for 24 covers. Double aspect log burning fire (situated between snug and dining area). Guest Lounge 21' 9" x 10' 0" (6.63m x 3.05m) Warm and welcoming guest lounge. Dining area for 8-10 covers. Bar Attractive bar serving the snug, dining area and guest lounge. Modern beer cellar with new cooling system. Staff WC. Deliveries entrance. Kitchens 23' 9" x 13' 0" (7.24m x 3.96m) Large, modern state of the art fully equipped kitchen. Excellent range of stainless steel worktops and sinks. New catering equipment including falcon 6 ring gas oven, falcon grill, meiko dishwasher. Rationale white efficiency new system walk-in fridge. Dishwashing/preparation area. Toilets Modern, well-presented Ladies and Gents toilets. Disabled WC. Office 9' 9" x 5' 6" (2.97m x 1.68m) Staff office. Storage cupboard. Function Room/Tea Room 30' 8" x 18' 0" (9.35m x 5.49m) Service/bar area. Up to 50 covers. Currently used as both a function room and tearoom. Separate disabled access. FIRST FLOOR Bedroom 1 11' 9" x 11' 0" (3.58m x 3.35m) Rear double bedroom. Large bathroom. Bedroom 2 10' 0" x 15' 4" (3.05m x 4.67m) Front twin Bedroom. Bathroom. Bedroom 3 12' 3" x 10' 4" (3.73m x 3.15m) Front Double bedroom. Shower room. Bedroom 4 Front double bedroom. Shower room. Bedroom 5 Front double bedroom. Bathroom. Owners’ Accommodation Separate attached single storey cottage with private garden. Sitting Room Entrance porch. Light living room with lovely views. Fitted carpet. TV point. Window to front and 2 windows to side. Kitchen Well fitted kitchen.
This fantastic coaching inn is located in the village of Nateby, within the beautiful Eden Valley conveniently on the edge of the Yorkshire Dale and The Lake District. The village is just 1.5 miles south of Kirkby Stephen which itself has a variety of day-to-day amenities including supermarkets, general shops, banks, hotels, public houses, restaurants and various sporting facilities. The business is situated in an ideal location to run a successful business. It is able to optimise on various tourist trade from The Eden Valley, The Lake District and The Yorkshire Dales. The coaching inn is located on a road leading out to the Mallerstang Valley and is within easy walking distance of the town and local schools. Nateby is easily reached by the B6259, opposite the B6270 which goes to Keld, Reeth and Swaledale.
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