• Freehold sale of multiple CAMRA award-winning freehouse
• Charismatic internal trade areas with superb sun trap trade garden
• Beautifully refurbished domestic accommodation compromising 2 self-contained flats both benefitting from a kitchen
• Harwich given 'freeport' status driving significant investment into the area
• EPC Rating: D(87)
The New Bell Inn is a three-storey building under pitch slate roof with adjoining rear extensions. The main bar is accessed directly from Outpart Eastward, catering to 20-25 covers from a wooden servery. This area leads through to a supplementary restaurant area (30 covers) which provides direct access to the trade kitchen and a suntrap rear patio. There is also an enclosed private garden adjacent to this. Male & female WCs are also present at ground floor level along with access to the basement cellar.
Arranged over the first and second floors, the domestic accommodation consists of two comprehensively refurbished apartments (4 bedrooms in total). Both benefit from independent access from the ground floor and have their own domestic kitchen.
Externally the property provides 5 car parking spaces and an outside seating area. This land is rented from Tendring DC on a renewable 1-year lease.
The whole building has undergone a complete refurbishment since acquisition in 2015. There has been a full re-wire along with improvements to the roof and plumbing.
We are advised that the property is not Listed but is situated within Harwich Conservation Area.
Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries to Tendring District Council at www.tendringdc.gov.uk or by telephone on 01255 686868.
Trading Figures & Turnover
The business currently operates as a wet-led freehouse with a c. 80:20 trade split. There is great scope to further increase food sales whilst retaining the well established drink sales.
Full accounts can be made available to genuinely interested parties following a viewing.
Rates & Charges
We understand the property is eligible for 100% small business rate relief
£1,144.61 per annum (Band B)
Harwich is close to the International port of Felixstowe and 12 miles east of Colchester. The A120 provides strong transport links to the town whilst the rail station also allows direct access to London, Colchester and Ipswich. Harwich is highly regarded in terms of architectural heritage with the High and Low Lighthouse, the unusual Treadwheel Crane and the Electric Palace Cinema, one of the oldest cinemas in the UK still intact with its original projection room and frontage.