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4 bedroom commercial property for sale

Quintessential English Tearooms, Cheddar Gorge

£495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • RARE OPPORTUNITY IN THIS AREA
  • INSIDE SEATING FOR 28 PEOPLE AND 42 MORE IN THE GARDEN
  • COMFORTABLE NET PROFITS ON CONGENIAL HOURS WITH MUCH MORE POTENTIAL
  • TRADING EASTER TO OCTOBER - AGAIN MORE POTENTIAL IF DESIRED
  • FOUR BEDROOM HOME WITH CHARACTER AND CHARM
  • FOR SALE AFTER 28 YEARS DUE TO BEREAVEMENT

Full description

Quintessential English Tearooms in iconic Cheddar Gorge with the benefit of a spacious 4 bedroom home of great charm and character all located in a very attractive riverside setting. A rare opportunity to acquire a commercial, traditional, freehold catering business in this popular tourist hotspot.

The Business

The business is well-equipped with a format that works and has stood the test of time. Very little work or revision needing to be done.  The Cafe serves a variety of hot and cold drinks. The food menu comprises of Cream Teas, light meals and desserts. It has traditionally traded between Easter and October. Full details are available upon enquiry.

This attractive stone built premises is set over 2 stories enjoying an elevated position and set in appealing gardens with tiered patios separated by beds and stone walls. The business occupies approximately two thirds of the ground floor and the balance and the upstairs forms the private accommodation.  

The Private Accommodation

The accommodation briefly comprises a lounge on the ground floor and 4 bedrooms (3 double) and a bathroom on the first floor. 

Situation

Cheddar, at the foot of the Mendip Hills, needs no introduction and the world famous Gorge and caves attract many thousands of visitors throughout the year as well as walkers, climbers and potholers. The area is a National Nature Reserve.  As well as attracting visitors in its own right Cheddar is frequently on the itinerary for international visitors on coach tours which often take in the Cathedral City of Wells - some 8 miles away and the World Heritage site of Bath - approximately 25 miles distant.


Bedroom 1 
14' 0'' x 10' 0'' (4.26m x 3.05m)
Double bedroom with 2 windows to the front, wash basin in vanity unit and built in wardrobe units.

Sitting Room 
17' 9'' x 9' 10'' (5.41m x 2.99m)
Window to the front, beamed ceiling, open fireplace, staircase to upper floor.

Kitchen 
15' 10'' x 10' 0'' (4.82m x 3.05m)
Accessed from behind front counter. Fitted with cupboards and work surfaces. Doorway to private accommodation. Equipment - an indication only as a full inventory will form part of a sale contract - under counter units, 5 x fridge freezers, 2 x drinks fridges, hot water dispenser, coffee machine, 3 x microwaves, cash register, hob/oven, grill, grilling oven, 2 x extractor fans.

Cafe area 
15' 10'' x 11' 9'' (4.82m x 3.58m)
Seating for 20. Main entrance to the front via external steps plus additional entrance from the garden to the side with ladies and gents cloakrooms either side of entrance.

Further Cafe area 
15' 10'' x 14' 0'' (4.82m x 4.26m)
Seating for further 8 customers. Counter to one side with further entrance to front behind counter.

Outside 
Various patios as mentioned, beds, walls, outbuildings, access to rear for 2 parking spaces near outbuilding at top of garden. External seating for 42.

Private Accommodation  

Bedroom 2/Study 
9' 0'' x 8' 11'' (2.74m x 2.72m)
Built in wardrobes. Window to front.

Bedroom 3 
10' 5'' x 8' 6'' (3.17m x 2.59m)
Double bedroom with window to the front.

Bedroom 4 
15' 0'' x 14' 3'' (4.57m x 4.34m)
Double bedroom with dual aspect windows, 2 to the front and one to the side overlooking the garden. Hand basin and built in wardrobes.

Bathroom 
Bath, basin, WC and separate shower cubicle. Window to the front.

The Business 

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