Hilton Smythe would like to welcome to the market this delightful village public house in North Yorkshire. This old established business has been in our clients ownership for the past 2 years, only now is the business being offered to the market due to our clients well deserved retirement.
The business is a traditional country inn with modern accommodation and is renowned for its outstanding homemade food, which include A-la-Carte menu, bar meals and chef specials, all prepared from locally sourced suppliers and cooked to order. The business generates a turnover in the region of £182,000 with a good gross profit. The business draws its trade from the many loyal locals as well as travellers to both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors.
The public house has a quoits team, which competes in the local quoits league, as well as a domino team. The business also holds monthly theme nights which include curry night, Chinese night and Burns night. The business benefits from four spacious and well appointed guest rooms, all of which are en-suite with tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TV’s and free Wi-Fi, as well as one bedroom owners accommodation.
The business already has a website in place to advertise the food and services offered, although we feel turnover could be increased by extending the opening hours. This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner, possibly a chef and partner, to take this thriving business to the next level; therefore early viewing must come highly recommended.
This popular public house/bed and breakfast/restaurant is located in the very beautiful North Yorkshire.
Attractive two-storey detached property, briefly comprising:
Ground floor with:
Timber panelled bar servery with 7 x points of dispense, optics display, glass shelving display, double door bottle display chiller, single door display chiller and electronic cash register.
Log burning stove.
Bench style upholstered seating to one wall.
Residents lounge area.
2 x dining areas, one with flag flooring and beamed ceiling, with a combined 44 covers (approximately).
Large commercial kitchen with:
Wash-up area with desert station, large twin bowl stainless steel sink unit, dishwasher and preparation table.
Main kitchen with 6 x ring gas cooker, deep fat fryer, gridle, wall mounted eye level grill, 3 x filter extraction system, triple door stainless steel refrigerator, 2 x microwave ovens, toaster and hot cabinet.
Large food store area with shelving to suit trade, 2 x upright refrigerators, 1 x refrigerator/freezer, small chest freezer and corner wall/base unit.
1st floor with:
2 x double bedrooms with en-suite.
2 x family bedrooms with en-suite.
Owner`s bedroom with separate shower and office.
Large gravelled car park to front.
Beer garden with bench style tables.
Side garden mainly laid to lawn with mature borders and trees.
We are advised Leasehold:
Original lease length: 6 years.
Remaining lease length: 4 years.
Rent: £1,700 per month.
Rent increases to £2,040 in June 2014 (may be re-negotiable for a new owner).
The business is open 7 days per week.
Monday: 5.30pm – 9.00pm
Tuesday: No food served
Wednesday – Saturday: 12.00pm – 2.00pm and 5.30pm – 9.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm – 2-30pm and 5.30pm – 8.30pm.
The business is owner run and managed with 1 x full time chef, 1 x house keeper and 4 x part time bar/waitress staff members.
The business generates a turnover in the region of £182,000 with a good gross profit.
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