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For sale: White Hart Inn, Bouth, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8JB

Guide Price £525,000

Summary: LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARKA wonderful lifestyle opportunity to purchase a thriving and highly profitable 17th Century Country Pub of great character, located in the centre of a picturesque South Lakeland village. For sale freefold and as a going concern, this highly successful free house

 
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AddressBouth
Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 8JB
Property TypePub
Sold StatusAvailable
TenureFreehold
Bedrooms7 Beds
Bathrooms6 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
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LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK
A wonderful lifestyle opportunity to purchase a thriving and highly profitable 17th Century Country Pub of great character, located in the centre of a picturesque South Lakeland village. For sale freefold and as a going concern, this highly successful free house

and restaurant includes five guest bedrooms, a function room, owners accommodation, a large car park and sun terrace.

THE BUSINESS

The White Hart Inn dates back to the 17th Century when the main Ireleth to Kendal turnpike road ran through the village.

The Inn has been successfully run by the current owners for over 20 years, creating a warm and welcoming pub and restaurant, specialising in cask conditioned real ales and delicious food. Diversity is added with the five guest bedrooms (4 doubles and one family room), four of which have en suite facilities.

The business has shown consistent levels of turnover and attractive net profits over the last 8 years, offering a tremendous lifestyle opportunity for those looking to take over a highly successful business.

The owners website, www.whitehart-lakedistrict.co.uk offers an insight into the property and business.

The business is currently run by the two owners, assisted by chefs and various staff, mostly part-time.

ACCOUNTS

The summary accounts show consistent level of turnover and net profit over the last 8 years. Whilst the attractive income stream will provide for a comfortable living, there is excellent potential for the growth and expansion of the business.

Copies of the summary accounts are available for inspection at our Kendal office to genuinely interested parties only, following a viewing.

A delightful, highly profitable 17th Century village Inn, of great character.
Picturesque location in the centre of Bouth opposite the village green.
Bar (excellent range of cask ales) and snug with around 48 covers.
Restaurant/Dining Room and Sitting Room with around 22 covers, but ample room for more.
Function Room.
Five attractively presented guest bedrooms, four with en suite facilities.
Comprehensively fitted and equipped Kitchen, preparation room and store room.
Owners accommodation.
Large car park and sun terrace.
For sale freehold as a going concern, with no ties.

The property is located in the centre of the picturesque South Lakeland village of Bouth, opposite the village green and playground. The property backs on to open countryside and the views are lovely.

Bouth is a small Lake District village approximately half way between the southern tips of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere. Nearby attractions include Old Hall Open Farm, the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway, Lakeland Motor Museum, Windermere Lakes Cruises, Holker Hall and Gardens, Grizedale Forest and Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

Bouth is popular with locals and visitors alike. It is a perfect place to explore this most beautiful part of the Lake District and is convenient for Ulverston, Newby Bridge, Kendal and Grange-over-Sands and for access to the M6 motorway.

Porch: An enclosed porch with a stone flagged floor.

Bar Lounge:26'8" x 24'5" (8.13m x 7.44m). The main bar (currently furnished with eight tables and around thirty-two covers plus bar stools) features a traditional central bar with hand pumps for cask ales. The room is full of character with exposed beams, stone flagged floors, exposed stone work and upholstered window seats. A stone fireplace is fitted with a substantial multi-fuel burning stove.

Snug:17'10" x 9'5" (5.44m x 2.87m). A wide open way leads to the snug which features a stone flagged floor, a fireplace with multi-fuel stove, exposed beams and a upholstered window seat. Furnished with five tables and sixteen covers.

Rear Entrance:7'4" x 6'6" (2.24m x 1.98m). The entrance door, protected by a slate roofed canopy, leads directly to the carpark.

Inner Hall:15'3" x 8'1" (4.65m x 2.46m). This area links the main bar lounge to the restaurant and is used for serving hot drinks from a rustic counter. Rear entrance door.

Restaurant:27'5" x 22' (8.36m x 6.7m). A spacious, L-shaped room featuring exposed beams and a rustic fireplace with electric stove. Currently furnished with seven matching pine tables and chairs, with twenty-two cover, together with a sitting area with three comfortable leather sofas.

Utility Room:12'8" x 9'9" (3.86m x 2.97m). Plumbing for a washing machine. Various storage cupboards.

Toilets: Separate ladies and gents w.c. facilities, modern and purpose built forming part of an extension.

First Floor

Function Room:28'1" x 13'7" (8.56m x 4.14m). A large L-shaped, open plan room featuring a tall and wide window providing lovely views. Exposed beams. Oak dinks counter. Currently furnished with nine tables with twenty-four covers to accommodate the bed and breakfast guests, but with ample room for more. Cloaks area.

Preparation Room:13'5" x 11'6" (4.1m x 3.5m). Equipped with stainless steel work surfaces and shelving. Refrigeration unit and two freezers.

Kitchen:27'4" x 9'2" (8.33m x 2.8m). A comprehensively fitted and equipped commercial kitchen, all in stainless steel.

Store Room:14'3" x 8'10" (4.34m x 2.7m). Shelving units, refrigerator and freezers.

Shower Room:9' x 7'9" (2.74m x 2.36m). Shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c. Staff cloakroom.

Cellar:20'2" x 7'1" (6.15m x 2.16m). Ground level entrance door from the carpark. Direct access to the main bar lounge. Ample room and rack shelving for barrels and bottles.

Owners Accommodation

Sitting Room:15'9" x 13'11" (4.8m x 4.24m). A versatile room, ideal as a living room but also suitable as an office.

Bedroom:12'2" x 10'8" (3.7m x 3.25m). A double bedroom. ornate cast iron fireplace.

Guest Accommodation

Room No.1:13'5" x 9'8" (4.1m x 2.95m). A double bedroom with windows on two sides. Built-in wardrobe.

En-Suite Shower Room:6'11" x 6'6" (2.1m x 1.98m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Part tiled walls.

Room No.2:13'1" x 9'6" (3.99m x 2.9m). A double bedroom with windows on two sides. Built-in wardrobe.

En-Suite Shower Room:6'11" x 6'3" (2.1m x 1.9m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Part tiled walls.

Second Floor

Room No.3:14'8" x 8'8" (4.47m x 2.64m). A double bedroom featuring exposed beams.

En-Suite Bathroom:10'4" x 7'8" (3.15m x 2.34m). Suite in white comprising a panelled bath, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Exposed beams. Cylinder cupboard.

Room No.4:16'1" x 12'3" (4.9m x 3.73m). A good sized family room with a double and two twin beds. Exposed beams.

Shower Room:8' x 6'7" (2.44m x 2m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, wash stand with a circular wash hand basin and a w.c.

Room No.5:15'3" x 10'6" (4.65m x 3.2m). A double bedroom. Exposed beams.

En-Suite Bathroom:9'3" x 7'2" (2.82m x 2.18m). Suite in white comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Exposed beams.



SUN TERRACE
A stone walled, stone paved patio terrace, currently arranged with six tables with bench seats providing twenty-four covers.

CAR PARK
A stone walled, tarmacadam car park with maple car parking facilities, marked out with twenty-seven spaces.

UTILITY AREA
On one side of the car park is a range of open sided stores for bins and storage. Calor gas tank.

Mains water and electricity. LPG in respect of the cooker/stoves. Mains drainage.

FIXTURES, FITTINGS, FURNISHINGS & EQUIPMENT

An inventory of items to be included in the sale will be made available to purchasers.

LICENCE

A full on premises licence is held.

VAT

The sale price is not subject to VAT.

RATEABLE VALUE

£41,300.

COUNCIL TAX      Band 'B'

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