Believed to be one of the original buildings in Godshill the Bats Wing dates back to the 16th Century and boasts a wealth of historic features.
Entrance to the gift shop is from Church Hollow and there is internal access from the shop directly into the tea room. The tea room also has a separate entrance from Church Hollow.
Catering for up to 45 covers the tea room has two seating areas. Both areas have beams, fireplaces and various feature alcoves and there is a servery next to the entrance to the kitchen. WC and stairs to the first floor living accommodation.
The kitchen is of a good size and houses a wide range of commercial catering equipment (a full inventory will be provided). Sandwiches, baguettes, cream teas and light meals along with hot and cold drinks are served, with opening times being between mid morning and late afternoon. There is the potential to expand the business by extending the daily opening hours and opening all year, currently the Bats Wing is closed over some of the winter months.
Outside there is a tea garden with seating for 28 with a further 4 seats just outside the entrance to the tea room.
The owner’s accommodation on the first floor comprises a lounge, dining room, two bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom with bath, WC and wash hand basin. There is a separate access to the flat via a door into the kitchen from the path leading up the side of the premises. Garage accessed from Church Hollow.
The Gift Shop offers a wide range of lace ware, table cloths, tea towels and general gifts.
The premises are grade two listed and the owners inform us that the thatch was replaced approximately eight years ago.
The Bats Wing offers a fantastic opportunity to own flexible business premises in the heart of this popular village, with its many tourists, located in an ideal situation besides the foot path up to the famous church.
The current owners are looking to retire having run the business for the past 14 years.
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