Hotel for sale

103 Main Street - KA8

£220,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Well Appointed Public Bar
  • Easily Manageable
  • Spacious Owners Flat
  • Private Garden & Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situation
Geordies Byre is prominently situated on Main Street in Ayr town centre. Ayr is an attractive town with a real sense of its history. When you add a river that was first bridged 800 years ago, harbour that for centuries was the most important on the west coast of Scotland, a racecourse dating back to 1770 and all the trappings of a seaside resort, you end up with a town that has something for everyone. The town is easily accessible via the M77, around a 30 minute drive south from Glasgow. Today's Ayr offers its residents and visitors an array of amenities that includes an excellent selection of shops, eating establishments, bars and not forgetting the many championship courses that are closeby such as Royal Troon and Turnberry.

Business
Geordies Byre is a well renowned cask ale pub that has been trading for many years with the current proprietors running it for the past 33 years. The business attracts both locals and visitors alike and is busy throughout the week trading on a wet sales only basis. The business also attract many Scandinavian golfers who flock to this part of Scotland to play the many top courses in the area, and also to visit Geordies Byre to enjoy the excellent selection of cask ales and malt whiskies on offer. Around 75% of beer sales are cask ale and the business has won many awards such as Pub of the Year for Scotland and the local Ayrshire & Galloway Pub of the Year on numerous occasions. To enhance sales even further, potential new proprietors may look at introducing food to the premises. The business comprises of a public bar and lounge bar with the latter being used mainly for private functions. Directly behind the business there are two funeral parlours, and again potential new proprietors may look at catering for more funerals. The business is run by 2 owners with the assistance of 6 part-time members of staff. Opening hours are Monday - Wednesday 11.00am - 11.00pm, Thursday - Saturday 11.00am - 12.30am and Sunday 12.30pm - 11.00pm.


Building Internal
Geordies Byre is a semi-detached property built from traditional stone construction lying under a pitched and slated roof. The property occupies two floors with the business located on the ground floor level and the owners flat located on the first floor level. The main entrance is from the front that leads directly into the public bar. The owners flat has its own external entrance at the side of the property.

Public Areas
The public bar is situated to the front of the property with windowing facing out onto the street. The bar is presented in traditional style and oozes tremendous character with a selection of memorabilia displayed throughout the room. There is a range of quality fixtures and fittings including quality wooden furniture, fixed wall seating and a feature bar servery located against one wall with all the usual services located behind including a well equipped gantry. Equipment within the room includes a gaming machine and television. Ladies and gents toilets are well appointed off the bar area.

The lounge bar sits behind the public bar and again is presented in traditional style with a mixture of cushioned bar chairs, cushioned fixed wall seating and wooden bar tables. It has its own bar servery in one corner of the room and again has all the usual services located behind including draught supply. The lounge bar is ideal for hosting private functions.


Service Areas
Service areas include a cellar and general storage areas.

Owners Accommodation
A huge benefit of this business is the spacious owners flat located on the first floor level. It is accessed via an external doorway at the side of the property that gives access to a staircase that leads up to the flat. The flat is extremely spacious in size and would be suitable for a good sized family. It comprises a modern dining kitchen with breakfast bar, lounge, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, utility room and store room.

Building External
To the rear of the premises there is an enclosed paved garden for owners use and also a garage.

Services
We have been informed that all mains services are connected with gas central heating.

Summary
The sale of Geordies Byre offers a rare opportunity to acquire a well renowned cask ale pub that attracts a good mixture of locals and visitors. The business also has the benefit of having a spacious owners flat above.

Price
Offers over £220,000 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.


Nearest stations

  • Newton-on-Ayr (0.5 mi)
  • Ayr (0.6 mi)
  • Prestwick Town (2.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Newton-on-Ayr (0.5 mi)
  • Ayr (0.6 mi)
  • Prestwick Town (2.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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