• Lakeland village 6 miles from Keswick
• Large bar and dining area with 70 possible covers
• Many traditional features
• 3 bedroom owners accomodation
• Large outside seating area to the front and separate car park
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Well reputed Lake District food destination inn attracting customers including tourists and locals from a wide area.
Trading Hours: Monday to Thursday 4.00pm to 10.30pm
Firday to Saturday 4.00pm to 11.00pm
Sunday 12 noon to 10.30 pm
Staff: Full and part time staff as required
Licence: Full premises licence
Full accounts will be made available to bona fide applicants, normally after viewing.
Lakeland village about 6 miles from the busy tourist town of Keswick. The village is set in magnificent country surrounded by wooded hills and the Skiddaw mountain range. It has a primary school, a 13th century church and a range of traditional stone cottages and more recent dwellings.
The property is a 16th Century former farmhouse, updated but retaining enormous character. It is of stone construction with white rendered and black edged walls and a pitched slate tiled roof. The living accommodation has been tastefully improved and re-decorated to a high standard. The accommodation more particularly includes
Entrance Lobby with fitted timber benches;
Bar & Dining Areas - Open plan bar divided into separate areas by timber stanchions and walls, fixed seating and tables and chairs for about 70, timber beams, open fire places with exposed stone surrounds and bar servery with timber counter;
Ladies, Gents & Disabled Toilets
Catering Kitchen - fully equipped including stainless steel worktops and sink units, extractor, 4 ring gas hob, large hotplate / griddle and Rational Combination oven, deep fat fryers, microwaves, fridges, freezers and has non slip floor cover.
Adjacent to the kitchen is a Walk-in Refrigerated Cabin plus Covered Passageway providing dry good storage and freezers;
Beer Cellar & Storeroom
Living Room, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Office, Central Heating Boiler Room and Kitchen.
To the front is an area with benches providing additional seating for about 60 plus disabled parking. To the rear is a small yard with side passage including propane gas bottle storage and oil tank. On the opposite side of the adjoining lane is the gravelled main car park with a lock up garage.
All references to areas and dimensions are deemed to be approximate.
We are advised that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. The property has oil fired central heating and a propane gas cooker. No warranty is given regarding the working order of any appliances or services referred to in these particulars.
The property is held on a 20 year full repairing lease from 5 April 2003 at a current rent of £37,500 per annum subject to 5 yearly reviews. The landlord has proposed a rent of £40,505 per annum from 5 April 2018. The lease is included in the renewal provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
A prospective purchaser/ ingoing tenant will need to be approved by the landlord before the lease can be assigned and will need to complete the landlord’s application form and a business plan, have a personal licence in place and be interviewed by the regional manager before approval is considered.
Note that these are the main extracts from the lease as a guide only and a purchaser/ tenant must satisfy himself of all provisions by inspecting a copy of the lease.
‘The 2007 Code for Leasing Business Premises strongly recommends you seek professional advice from a qualified surveyor, solicitor or licensed conveyancer before agreeing or signing a business tenancy agreement. A copy of the Code is available from the agents.‘
Description in list: Public House & Premises
Rateable Value: £24,000
Council Tax: Band A
The rateable value is not the rates payable and prospective tenants or purchasers should make their own inquiries with respect to the rating liability.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Included in the sale is an inventory of trade fixtures, fittings, equipment and furnishings. Any items not included in these particulars or the inventory are excluded. Stock will be valued separately and taken on completion.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE