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Restaurant for sale

Letterbox Restaurant, Main Street, Newtonmore, PH20

Offers in Region of 180 sq. m. | £360,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 1,937 sq ft (180 sq m)
  • Use class orders: A3 Restaurants and Cafes

Key features

  • Beautifully presented licensed boutique style restaurant within the Cairngorm National Park
  • Prime trading location attracting high levels of passing custom in a central village position
  • Excellent customer facilities with 32 spacious covers and modern service areas
  • Easy-to-operate business model and ideal venture for first time entrepreneurs
  • Superb family house with 4 large bedrooms and generous modern living space

Full description

Letterbox Restaurant is a well-presented boutique style restaurant which has an established loyal clientele. Situated in the centre of Newtonmore this charming business is presented in pristine condition with immaculate décor throughout both the business operation areas and the extensive owner's accommodation. Both the premises and business operation reflects the imagination and sound application of the current proprietors, the business mirrors their professional endeavours and on-going investment. Appealing and warmth of ambience are two key descriptors when summing up the character of this well-developed business which offers an excellent range of modern and traditional Scottish cuisine utilising a range of locally sourced products; this operation provides seasonal fayre to a consistently high level. The quality of catering is supported by a superb standard of customer care focussing on a nonintrusive service style but with attention to detail in every respect. Service levels at the Letterbox Restaurant reflect the exemplary standards required by the owners who are supported by a small team of motivated staff.

The Property:
Letterbox Restaurant is an exceptionally well presented business with excellent owner's accommodation. The business operation is laid out over a single floor at street level. The owner's accommodation is set over two floors. The building is of traditional stone construction with pitched roofs.

Public Areas:
The Restaurant has a commanding presence on the Main Street with excellent signage. The restaurant has a strong brand image and entry to the trading elements of the building is off the pavement to the front and through a glass panelled door. With large branded windows and tasteful recessed spotlighting, the immediate impact is of a bright spacious and well laid out restaurant. The clean and functional aspects of this business are evident but it also presents a warm and welcoming ambience. With a wooden floor and a wood servery, the natural feel of this establishment is apparent. The service point has a good quality fresh coffee machine, chillers, wash hand basin, electric till and is well stocked with wines, bottled beers and soft drinks. This first area is presently set to 14 covers. A door leads into the main restaurant area which is currently laid to 18 covers and continues with the same style of décor# as the front portion of the property. Within this area is the WCs which are fitted out to an exceptional standard; there is a ladies/disabled facility and a gents.

Service Areas:
The commercial kitchen is located immediately to the rear of the main restaurant facilitating ease of customer service. This exceptionally well fitted out workspace comes complete with top quality facilities, utensils, refrigeration units and food preparation aids. It has an effective extraction unit, tiled flooring and meets the highest standards both in facilities, cleanliness and output. The kitchen has a dry goods store and immediate access to the rear of the property to enable ease of deliveries etc. The premises are fully compliant with Environmental Health and Fire Regulations with modern detection systems.

Owner's Accommodation:
The family accommodation is a significant attraction of this property comprising of a spacious double bedroom, a further double bedroom and a single bedroom. These three rooms utilise an exceptionally tidy bathroom. A fourth large en-suite bedroom is also available. Consideration could be given to utilizing some accommodation for letting purposes. Additionally, on the ground floor there is a commodious open-plan lounge with a dining area which is presented to an excellent standard. This easily maintained room has the benefit of an attractive multi-fuel stove. The subjects are enhanced by the provision of a modern and well-designed large kitchen and utility space. The owner's accommodation have their own separate entrances and access to the rear garden.

Letterbox Restaurant is a substantial property with private gardens set to the rear providing access to the kitchen and owner's accommodation. Laid mainly to grass and gravel, the driveway can accommodate 2 vehicles. There is a garage. There is a local authority public car park immediately to the rear of the premises and this affords customers easy access to parking and the Restaurant.

The subjects benefit from mains electricity, water and drainage. Propane Gas is used for cooking and the central heating system is oil fired. The premises are double glazed throughout.

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