The property is of York brick construction rendered and painted to all elevations extending to 2 storeys under a series of pitched tiled roofs. The property extends to 0.26 acres in total.
An inner entrance porch leads through to the main trading area with an impressive central polished timber bar servery and polished counter top. The main trading area wraps around the central bar and can seat approximately 60 persons on a mixture of good quality fixed perimeter seating, high back dining chairs, low and high stools around polished tables. There is a separate ‘snug’ area for either a small dinking area or private dining if required. The trading area oozes character having exposed ceiling beams and a homely cast iron multi fuel stove. To the far end of the bar area the ladies and gentleman's toilets which are fitted to a high standard.
The catering kitchen is very well equipped and clearly the engine room of the pub with a good range of commercial catering equipment and stainless steel benches and a relatively new walk in chiller.
Managers accommodation to the first floor is typical accommodation being of fair quality and consists of 3 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom.
Externally there is a small paved area to the rear accommodating just 3 picnic style benches, there is no other outside trading area which is a drawback to the trading operation. There is a large tarmacadam car park for circa 30 vehicles.
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The Red Lion is a picturesque pub and is located on Main Street in the heart of this upmarket affluent village. The Red Lion is the only pub in the village and is surrounded by high quality residential housing. Knapton is a village 3 miles west of York in the City of York unitary authority and ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. It is bounded by the village of Acomb to the east, the B1224 to the south, the A59 to the north and the A1237 York Outer Ring Road to the west.
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