• Freehold available with the benefit of vacant possession
• Traditional country inn with 7 en suite letting rooms
• Cosy bar and separate restaurant for c. 66+ covers
• Delightful trade garden and sizeable dedicated car park
• Separate, self-contained 1-bed annexe
• New 'free of tie' lease is also available, subject to terms
• EPC Rating: C (56)
Believed to date back to 1685, The Blue Boar Inn is predominantly a two storey building of brick construction under a pantiled roof. It is well-presented throughout and benefits from attractive period features such as sash windows and inglenook fireplace.
The ground floor trade area is accessed via a front reception porch and includes a cosy bar area and separate restaurant dining room. The bar area caters for c. 30 covers and is arranged over two levels. The lower level features a brick bar servery, quarry tiles and an inglenook fireplace with stove, with the upper level including stripped wooden boards and a booth seating area. The spacious restaurant dining room also features a fireplace with stove and provides 36+ covers. The trade kitchen is conveniently located and includes commercial extraction and an ancillary storage room with walk-in cold store. Male & female WCs are located to the rear, which also leads to a sizeable store and ground floor cellar.
The first floor comprises 6 letting bedrooms - 1 en suite family room, 4 en suite doubles and single room. There is a storage and laundry room to the rear, with access provided by stairs from the front reception and external steps off the garden. There is a further en-suite double room on the second floor.
Outside, there is a delightful trade garden to the rear which is mainly laid to lawn. The annexe provides manager's accommodation or a further letting room and includes a double bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom. The considerable car park provides spaces for c. 20 vehicles. A private enclosed garden includes a raised pond, chicken coop and run.
The area of site is approximately 0.3 acres and the ground floor footprint (GEA) extends to 270m² (2,906ft²).
We are advised the building is Grade II Listed and falls within a Conservation Area.
The vendor will require an overage agreement to be reached as part of the sale. This overage will apply only to new-build residential development and not conversion of the existing building. The liability will occur either on the implementation of permission or sale of the land with the benefit of the permission.
Fixtures & Fittings
All trade fixtures & fittings are included in the sale, save for a few personal items which will be pointed out upon viewing. Stock will be bought in addition, at valuation, on completion.
Detailed financial information can be made available to genuinely interested parties following a viewing.
Rates & Charges
Business Rates: We understand the business is eligible for 100% rate relief.
Council Tax: £1,215 pa (Band A)
Great Ryburgh is a picturesque village located c. 2 miles southeast from Fakenham and c. 12 miles south of the North Norfolk coast.
The Blue Boar Inn occupies a large corner site where Station Road meets Bridge Road, just down the road from the River Wensum and adjacent to the historic round-tower church of Great Ryburgh St. Andrew.