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Smugglers, The Dock, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby

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Jacksons Property Service, Whitby




Property description

A unique opportunity to purchase the freehold of this independent free house detached property in the heart of the picturesque old fishing village of Robin Hoods bay on the Heritage Coast of North Yorkshire. Built in the 1600's it is set in an idyllic position just 30 yards from the sea. This well-established business benefits from multiple income streams including a profitable fully licensed bistro with outside seating, a separate cosy wine bar and two self-contained letting rooms, plus a large penthouse apartment benefitting from spectacular sea views. The second and third floors can easily be utilised as owner occupation. The Smugglers has stunning curb appeal offering a warm and friendly environment to both locals and the busy tourist trade. A parking space is available on application and this fantastic venture is just waiting for the right person to come along and take advantage of this excellent opportunity.

Tenure: Freehold


6.096m x 5.182m

Bar and Bistro Area:
Double doors lead into the bistro area. Retaining an historical feel, the beamed ceiling and wood panelling to the walls create a unique dining experience.
Currently with 28 covers and additional outside seating, it provides the ideal stopping off point for walkers who are completing the Coast to Coast or the Cleveland Way, or those who just want to enjoy the stunning location . Currently it is operating Wednesday to Sunday with potential for more.


5.182m x 2.362m

Located at the rear of the building. Fixtures and fittings available by separate negotiation.
External staircase to:

On The First Floor...


Side Entrance Vestibule:
With access into toilet facilities , inner vestibule to upper floors and further door into:


0.686m x 5.182m

Bar Area:
With a varied beverage selection, including local beers, this quirky bar complete with wood burning stove , beamed ceiling and wood panelling, offers an intimate , atmospheric bolthole. Currently operating on a Friday , Saturday and Sunday.

On the Second Floor...

Two built-in useful storage cupboards.

Bedroom One

5.182m x 3.962m

Letting room:
Enjoying sea views, this light and spacious self-contained studio room has kitchenette area, double bed and fitted storage wardrobe.


3.962m x 2.743m

Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level W.C.
Previously let at £90 per night, room only.

Bedroom Two

3.96m x 2.74m

Spacious self-contained room with a neutral decor , kitchenette area and double bed.
En-Suite: Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle , wash hand basin and low level W.C.
Previously let at £90 per night , room only.

On The Third Floor...

6.706m x 4.572m

Penthouse Suite:
A self-contained room with fantastic sea views, kitchenette area, double bed, beamed ceiling and double width shower cubicle.
En-Suite: Two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and low level W.C.

Agents Notes

As a local business owner, parking permits in the Robin Hoods Bay area can be obtained from Scarborough Borough Council by separate negotiation, with a range of permits available from designated / allocated parking to first-come-first served with a range of prices and payment options.

There are also private parking providers in the area, subject to availability.

Further details can be provided upon request.



Smugglers, The Dock, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Ruswarp Station4.7 miles
  • Whitby Station5.0 miles
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Jacksons Property Service, Whitby

32 Flowergate, Whitby, YO21 3BB

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