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Katie Crompton (Sept 2017)
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Freehold Price: £350,000
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Freehold business for sale £350,000

• Substantial 4 storey stone property.
• Full alcohol premises licence.
• Only trades as a B&B at present (scope for a café, tearoom, lunches, evening meals)
• Potential restaurant, bistro, tap-house, real ale or gin bar.
• Within the centre of Hawes within Wensleydale.
• Fully fitted commercial kitchen
• Previously ran a restaurant on the lower ground floor.
• ‘dumb waiter’ food lift already installed between ground and lower ground floors.
• 6 letting rooms.
• 2-3 bedroom owners’ accommodation.
• Located on the main square.
• Could easily be run under management (it recently had been operated under management for a while – turnover figures on the B&B only at that time were £80,000pa).

Aspire ( Business and Company Sales Specialists ) are delighted to offer for sale this stunning freehold, licensed, bed and breakfast, potential restaurant / tea room business for sale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. The business occupies substantial 4 storey, stone-built premises located in a highly desirable trading position within the main Market Place in the centre of Hawes in Wensleydale. The building has an attractive, wide frontage with prominent signage and ample car parking facilities in the vicinity. It is surrounded by a wide variety of other independent shops and quality businesses which create a high daily footfall and much passing trade. Hawes is within the middle of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is a haven for visitors and tourists all year round -being easily accessible to Kirkby Stephen, Sedbergh, the Settle / Carlisle railway line as well as Leyburn and Ripon. The village is home to the famous Wensleydale Cheese / Creamery and is surrounded by outstanding scenery and breath-taking views. It is easily accessible to numerous award winning visitor attractions and areas of outstanding natural beauty. The town hosts an exceptionally busy and popular weekly market and is regarded as one of the ‘honeypot’ tourist attractions within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Hawes is easily approachable from both Junction 37 of the M6 Motorway in the west as well as junction 51 of the A1(M) in the east.

The Bulls Head Hotel dates back to the 1800’s and has been under the same careful ownership since 1999. During that time the property has been meticulously maintained and benefits from an exceptionally high standard of fixtures and fittings throughout. The property has 6 letting rooms and spacious, self-contained 2 - 3 bedroom private owners’ accommodation. The configuration of the building would make an ideal ground floor bar, bistro or tearoom, whilst the lower ground floor would make an ideal restaurant with the benefit of existing additional front entrances for both floors. The business is currently operated at a pace to suit the owners and trades on a bed and breakfast only basis. There remains infinite scope to increase trade further through the introduction of food and alcohol sales if desired – for many years previously it had operated as a successful restaurant and tearoom. Being in the centre of Hawes there would certainly be demand for lunches, afternoon teas and evening food. The position of the building is regarded as one of the most desirable trading locations within the town. The upper two floors benefit from stunning views of both the picturesque market place to the front and the outstanding scenery of Stags Fell to the rear. The building is full of individual character and has retained numerous unique architectural features throughout the premises.

Substantial 4 Storey Property briefly comprising;

Main Entrance – Ground Floor;
- Open plan dining area, Breakfast Room – potential Tearoom, tables and chairs for 20+ covers (scope for several more)
Seating area / open plan lounge, feature open fireplace / range, log store, feature stone flag flooring throughout, additional open chimney.
- Corridor / hallway.
- Commercial Kitchen; very well equipped –tiled walls and flooring, stainless steel air extraction, fitted grill, 6 burner gas range and ovens, single fryer, deep commercial sink, hand sink, stainless steel preparation tables and worktops, ‘dumb waiter’ to lower ground floor, freezer, fridge / freezer, 2 x upright freezers, commercial dishwasher, cctv system.
- Rear exit door to enclosed rear yard, external storage, log store.
- Pedestrian rear access.
- Storage Cupboard, internal shelving.
- ‘Wensleydale’ ground floor guest bedroom – king size double or twin beds, seating area, TV, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, WC, basin, storage cupboard.
- Emergency fire exit.
- Fire alarm and services cupboard.
- Ground floor WC.
- Ground floor walk-in shower room, tiled floor, basin, (scope for separate ladies and gents WC’s if desired).

Private Stairway to 1st Floor Laundry; commercial drier, commercial washing machine, rotary iron, separate gas water heater for ground floor, laundry and kitchen.

Additional internal feature stone stairway to Lower Ground Floor;
Would be ideal for a restaurant.
- ‘Deepdale’ guest bedroom, king size double or twin beds, seating area, feature fireplace with stone curved ‘cellar’ style ceiling, stone flag flooring, en-suite with walk-in shower, WC, basin.
-‘Downdale’ family guest bedroom, double bed and 2 x single beds, feature stone flag flooring, en-suite walk-in shower, WC, basin.
- Separate front of building access door to lower ground floor, stairway, wide corridor, bike storage for up to 10 bikes.
- Storeroom (former commercial kitchen), shelving and racking, ‘dumb waiter’ to ground floor commercial kitchen,

Internal staircase to First Floor; feature pitch pine staircase and pitch pine doors throughout.
- Landing.
- ‘Coverdale’ guest bedroom, half four poster double bed, seating area, en-suite walk-in shower, WC, basin, wardrobe.
- ‘Swaledale’ family guest bedroom, double bed and 2 x single beds, seating area, wardrobes, en-suite walk-in shower, WC, basin.
- ‘ Nidderdale’ – guest bedroom, four poster double bed.
- Private bathroom for exclusive use by ‘Nidderdale’ guest bedroom, WC, basin, walk-in shower.

Internal staircase to Second Floor – Private Accommodation, high ceilings throughout.
- Double bedroom with en-suite bath, WC, walk-in shower, basin.
- Spacious lounge with open fireplace and feature stone hearth.
- Office / single bedroom.
- Double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, WC, basin.
Pull down ladder with access to loft / attic above; has headroom, partially boarded, scope future conversion subject to planning consent.

This is a unique opportunity to purchase such a substantial freehold property within the centre of Hawes offering a variety of additional food and drink related uses. Early discussions with Aspire, in confidence, must come highly recommended. Reference 1895. Telephone 01257 440544. www.aspirebusinesses.co.uk.

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