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Property Description

Key features

  • Retirement Sale of Long Established Ice-Cream Manufacturing Business – Est 1936
  • Known throughout the East Midlands
  • Three ice cream vans with pitches including Cleethorpes Seafront
  • Adjoining three bedroom cottage
  • Sunny rear gardens with views across the stream
  • Must be viewed to fully appreciate

Full description

Retirement Sale of Long Established Ice-Cream Manufacturing Business – Est 1936.
We are delighted to offer to the market this magnificent opportunity to acquire the well regarded ‘Brackenbury’s of Brigsley’ – home made Ice cream! Known throughout the East Midlands for producing some of the most delicious ice-cream. This long established business has three ice-cream vans with local pitches including Cleethorpes sea front and contracts for agricultural shows and re-enactments etc.
The 19th century cottage has the unique feature of a trout stream running through the gardens. Viewing is strongly recommended
Pleasantly presented accommodation briefly comprising hallway, kitchen diner/family room, utility room, reception room, third bedroom with dressing area and en-suite. To the first floor there are two further double bedrooms both with en-suites. Lovely gardens and parking. An office/study serves the business.


Entering the cottage you are greeted with this lovely reception hallway with carpeted floor, central heating radiator The hallway has the benefit of a spacious and useful storage cupboard. Doors provide access to.

20’1 x 18’1 (6.13m x 5.50m) max dimensions
Creating a lovely living space with windows to three sides allowing plenty of natural light to enter the room from every angle. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with contrasting roll edge work surfaces over. A superb range cooker with matching back plate and extractor hood fitted over is ideal for the busy cook. There is an inset stainless steel kitchen sink and integrated fridge freezer. A slate floor, ceiling down lights and a UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect.
A raised area to the front of the room creates a lovely family living space with room for a family size dining table. A lounge area centred around a wall mounted T.V creates a seating area with a range of storage cupboards to match the kitchen. With a further three UPVC double glazed windows, central heating radiator, modern tiled floor and ceiling down lights. Door leads to a rear lobby with UPVC double glazed door leading to the side aspect.

Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low level flush W.C and a wall hung hand basin, tiled floor and a UPVC double glazed window.

7’6 x 6’3 (2.29m x 1.89m)
Entered from the rear hallway the utility room also has a door leading to the rear garden. With a range of storage cupboards the utility room has plumbing for an automatic washing machine and cupboards provide additional storage with work surfaces fitted over.

13’4 x 13’3 (4.06m x 4.03m)
A superb sitting room centred around a feature fireplace with an inset gas fire sat upon a polished marble hearth with decorative tiled cheeks and a timber surround. Carpeted floor, central heating radiator and a UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. A set of double doors open into the rear hallway which has a flight of stairs leading to the first floor and a central heating radiator.

12’1 x 5’9 (3.68m x 1.75m)
The third of the double bedrooms located to the rear of the property has a central heating radiator, UPVC Double glazed window and a carpeted floor.
The bedroom has a separate spacious dressing room and en-suite facilities comprising quadrant shower cubicle, low level flush W.C and a pedestal wash basin. Tiled flooring, central heating radiator and a UPVC double glazed window.


13’3 x 13’3 (4.03m x 4.03m)
The first of the double bedrooms has a carpeted floor, central heating radiator and two UPVC double glazed windows. Door leads to

(6’2 x 10’1 1.87m x 3.07m)
With a matching four piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, bidet and a low level flush W.C. Modern tiled flooring, central heating radiator and a UPVC double glazed window.

11’ x 13’2 (3.34m x 4.02m)
The second of the double bedrooms has a range of fitted wardrobes providing ample hanging and storage space. Carpeted floor, central heating radiator and a UPVC double glazed window. Door leads to.

10’11 x 5’10 (3.34m x 1.79m)
Fitted with a matching two piece suite comprising low level flush W.C and a pedestal wash basin. A walk in shower area with fitted shower screen. Modern tiled floor matches the tiled walls. Central heating radiator and ceiling down lights.

Approached through a set of timber gates a side drive provides parking for the icecream vans and a pathway leads around the garden and to the office. The magnificent rear gardens are pleasant and sunny and open onto the stream with purpose built steps leading to the waters edge. Laid with lawn and edged with decorative flower beds.

To the side of the property an icecream shop captures passing trade from regulars, motorist, walkers and cyclists. A rear kitchen area with icecream making facilities for upto 60 gallons (in an 8 hour period) – all from original recipes. Preparation area and kitchen sink. Currently there are three icecream vans with regular popular pitches including Cleethorpes seafront. The vans also visit local ~Farmers Markets, food festivals and events. A range of varying sized freezers are included in the sale as well as the 3 fully equipped ice cream vans. 2 3 phrase compressers (used to lower the ice cream making machines temperatures) are included.
Upon completion of the sale of the business the vendor will divulge their recipe for their home made ice cream.

Believed to be freehold, awaiting solicitors’ formal confirmation. All interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries.

All mains services are understood to be connected, however Crofts have not inspected or tested any of the services or service installations & purchasers should rely on their own survey.

By appointment only, telephone 01472 200666

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20 September 2011

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