High Street, Buckden, PE19

The Lion Hotel is an Established Grade II Listed Village Country Hotel and Restaurant, set within the beautiful village of Buckden. Filled with character and original features. Offering a refurbished bar and restaurant. 10 Excellent En Suite Letting Rooms. Two Owner/Staff Apartments. Private Car Park and Ample on Street Parking.DescriptionProperty Main entrance through to open plan lounge bar with servery, traditionally decorated throughout and featuring an open fire place providing seating for c30 customers. This leads through to the main dining area (with direct access to the trade kitchen), which is conveniently split, to incorporate the ‘Ivy Room’, with access to the garden and ideal for private functions. The area can seat c70 covers. Downstairs male and female toilets, one family/baby changing area and another female toilet on the first floor. Ground floor cellar.Fully equipped and extensive trade kitchen with prep area and notably sized dry storage area to the rear. 10 individually styled, ensuite letting rooms are located on the ground and 1st floor. 2nd floor private accommodation consisting of 2 self contained areas. – one flat with double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Second flat contains a large lounge, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. Externally there is a contemporary styled patio and grassed (artificial) area to the rear providing seating for c40 customers. Private and customer car park for c12 vehicles. There are four privately owned leasehold apartments which generate ground rents for the hotel.PlanningThe property is Grade II Listed and is situated within the village conservation area.UtilitiesThe property benefits from being connected to all main services.The BusinessThe business has been in the current owners’ hands since 2016, at which point it underwent an extensive refurbishment, it has undergone further refurbishment in 2020. The business has since flourished and The Lion has become very much a firm favourite for locals and visitors to the area. Pre covid the letting rooms had a occupancy level of above 85%. The food and bar trade are free – of tie. There is plenty of scope for a new operator to further develop and personalise the business. Pre covid turnover of c£885,000 net. This is a genuine retirement sale.Rates & ChargesRateable Value £59,000 from April 2017MeasurementsSite area of 1,118 sq m / 0.3 acres. Approximation from digital mapping.TenureFreehold offers in the region of £800,000 plus VAT. The business is currently openand trading and the sale would be as a ‘going concern’. A staff list can be provided,as well as accounting information, to serios purchasers, following a formal site visit.Fixtures & FittingsExtensive and well-kept trade fixtures and fittings included in the sale price

The Lion Hotel is an Established Grade II Listed Village Country Hotel and Restaurant, set within the beautiful village of Buckden. Filled with character and original features. Offering a refurbished bar and restaurant. 10 Excellent En Suite Letting Rooms. Two Owner/Staff Apartments. Private Car Park and Ample on Street Parking.

Description

Property Main entrance through to open plan lounge bar with servery, traditionally decorated throughout and featuring an open fire place providing seating for c30 customers. This leads through to the main dining area (with direct access to the trade kitchen), which is conveniently split, to incorporate the ‘Ivy Room’, with access to the garden and ideal for private functions. The area can seat c70 covers. Downstairs male and female toilets, one family/baby changing area and another female toilet on the first floor. Ground floor cellar.

Fully equipped and extensive trade kitchen with prep area and notably sized dry storage area to the rear. 10 individually styled, ensuite letting rooms are located on the ground and 1st floor. 2nd floor private accommodation consisting of 2 self contained areas. – one flat with double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Second flat contains a large lounge, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. Externally there is a contemporary styled patio and grassed (artificial) area to the rear providing seating for c40 customers. Private and customer car park for c12 vehicles. There are four privately owned leasehold apartments which generate ground rents for the hotel.

Planning

The property is Grade II Listed and is situated within the village conservation area.

Utilities

The property benefits from being connected to all main services.

The Business

The business has been in the current owners’ hands since 2016, at which point it underwent an extensive refurbishment, it has undergone further refurbishment in 2020. The business has since flourished and The Lion has become very much a firm favourite for locals and visitors to the area. Pre covid the letting rooms had a occupancy level of above 85%. The food and bar trade are free – of tie. There is plenty of scope for a new operator to further develop and personalise the business. Pre covid turnover of c£885,000 net. This is a genuine retirement sale.

Rates & Charges
Rateable Value £59,000 from April 2017
Measurements
Site area of 1,118 sq m / 0.3 acres. Approximation from digital mapping.

Tenure

Freehold offers in the region of £800,000 plus VAT. The business is currently open
and trading and the sale would be as a ‘going concern’. A staff list can be provided,
as well as accounting information, to serios purchasers, following a formal site visit.

Fixtures & Fittings
Extensive and well-kept trade fixtures and fittings included in the sale price

Description

Property Main entrance through to open plan lounge bar with servery, traditionally decorated throughout and featuring an open fire place providing seating for c30 customers. This leads through to the main dining area (with direct access to the trade kitchen), which is conveniently split, to incorporate the ‘Ivy Room’, with access to the garden and ideal for private functions. The area can seat c70 covers. Downstairs male and female toilets, one family/baby changing area and another female toilet on the first floor. Ground floor cellar.

Fully equipped and extensive trade kitchen with prep area and notably sized dry storage area to the rear. 10 individually styled, ensuite letting rooms are located on the ground and 1st floor. 2nd floor private accommodation consisting of 2 self contained areas. – one flat with double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. Second flat contains a large lounge, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. Externally there is a contemporary styled patio and grassed (artificial) area to the rear providing seating for c40 customers. Private and customer car park for c12 vehicles. There are four privately owned leasehold apartments which generate ground rents for the hotel.

Planning

The property is Grade II Listed and is situated within the village conservation area.

Utilities

The property benefits from being connected to all main services.

The Business

The business has been in the current owners’ hands since 2016, at which point it underwent an extensive refurbishment, it has undergone further refurbishment in 2020. The business has since flourished and The Lion has become very much a firm favourite for locals and visitors to the area. Pre covid the letting rooms had a occupancy level of above 85%. The food and bar trade are free – of tie. There is plenty of scope for a new operator to further develop and personalise the business. Pre covid turnover of c£885,000 net. This is a genuine retirement sale.

Rates & Charges
Rateable Value £59,000 from April 2017
Measurements
Site area of 1,118 sq m / 0.3 acres. Approximation from digital mapping.

Tenure

Freehold offers in the region of £800,000 plus VAT. The business is currently open
and trading and the sale would be as a ‘going concern’. A staff list can be provided,
as well as accounting information, to serios purchasers, following a formal site visit.

Fixtures & Fittings
Extensive and well-kept trade fixtures and fittings included in the sale price

Kimbolton Road, Hail Weston, PE19

Charming, character four bedroom detached residence in an enviable position, set on a mature and private plot in excess of 1.2 Acres. Surrounded by open countryside and farmland. Situated between the villages of Hail Weston and Great Staughton.

High Street, Offord Cluny, PE19

Located in a much sought-after village location and occupying a prominent position on the High Street, this Charming Grade II listed residence combines a wealth of period features with modern appliances and a contemporary feel, with Five Reception Rooms, Four/Five Bedrooms, a Self-contained Guest Suite/Annex and a beautifully Landscaped Rear Garden. Viewing highly advised to fully appreciate the size of the property.

Crown house has been thoughtfully and sympathetically finished to a high standard both internally and externally, this is a rare example of a listed building that requires no further restoration or modernisation, simply move in and enjoy the wonderful ambience and lifestyle it has clearly been designed to offer family and friends alike.

The impressive open plan lounge/family room is currently used as two reception areas, each with its own distinct ambience and function. The family room is the real heart of this home, offering an abundance of character, exposed beams and brickwork with a large inglenook fireplace and a log burning stove at either end of this fantastic room.

This imposing yet homely family residence, offers three further reception rooms, including a music/day room, study and a grand formal dining room, also boasting character and benefiting from an open brick fireplace with brick hearth and oak beam mantle.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a traditional farmhouse style, incorporating modern integrated appliances. It benefits from an extensive range of cream painted eye and base-level units and the oak worktops are complimented beautifully by exposed oak posts and beams, the slate effect tiled floor, four-seater granite-effect breakfast bar and the built-in terracotta tube wine rack.

The kitchen adjoins the Music/Day Room (occasional 5th bedroom with double sofa bed), through which can be accessed both the Study, the Utility Room and the annexe.

The last room of the ground floor is the beautifully presented self-contained Guest suite/Annex that is a thoughtfully converted stable block, offering high vaulted ceilings supported by substantial Kingspan timers, plus exposed brickwork and a stable door providing access to the rear garden and the hot tub area. The annex also benefits a well-equipped kitchenette and a fully tiled en-suite shower room. This conversion is a fantastic addition to the property, offering the option of a granny annexe for an elderly relative, or perhaps a teenager needing their own space. The current owners use the annex as their personal bedroom as it provides convenient access to the hot tub for evening relaxation and additional privacy when they have family/guests staying over.

The first floor offers three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Each room filled with original character features. The family bathroom offers a modern fitted suite comprising a bath with a shower over, a sink and vanity unit, w/c and a heated towel rail. The master bedroom benefits from having its own fully tiled en-suite shower room, comprising of a modern three-piece white suite and heated towel rail.

The private rear garden is just as impressive and a real feature of this beautiful home, offering plenty of outdoor living space for entertaining and dining all year round. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a large sun patio, divided into two areas, offering a gazebo, a large outside table for eight and LED mood lighting to the main patio area. The second adjoining patio area was designed specifically as a hot tub area with its own seating and is surrounded by beautiful roses and greenery in a brick-built surround. The rear garden also offers a timber glazed building divided into two areas, with a summer house in the larger area that incorporates a bar and seating, plus a shed/workshop in the other, ideal for storage and DIY tasks.

Security:
The property benefits from the recent installation of a ‘Ring’ security system, comprising automatic, fully programmable cameras, floodlights, speakers and microphones, that can be configured and monitored remotely by an App on your smart phone. The security system monitors the main gate (with an integrated doorbell for visitors and deliveries), plus the driveway, garden and summerhouse.

The property is also completely enclosed by tall fencing and lockable gates, offering excellent privacy and security for the owners, their children and their pets, with trees and bushes to the rear providing excellent additional privacy.

Parking – Off Road
Parking for two cars on the drive.
There is occasional additional parking available via the double gate into the garden.
The double gate could easily be moved forward to facilitate a third dedicated off-road parking space on the existing driveway.
Parking – On Road
The curb to the front of the property is lowered for the entire width of the house and has always been used by the current owners as additional parking for two/three additional cars, when required.

Agents Notes:
Guide Price: £700,000
Council Tax Band: E
EPC: Exempt (Grade II Listed)

Location: Geographically, the property is centrally located thus benefitting from easy access to key road connections to the North, South, East and West, and is within 15 minutes of Cambridge. Commuters benefit from excellent Rail connections North and South via Huntingdon and St Neots stations, the latter being just a 6-minute drive away.
Typical journey times from St Neots to Key London Stations:
• St Neots to Kings Cross (Great Northern): 47 mins
• St Neots (ThamesLink) to St Pancras International: 56mins
• St Neots (ThamesLink) to London Bridge: 1hr 11 mins.
• London Bridge to Canary Wharf: 6 mins (jubilee line).

Field Cottage Road, Eaton Socon, PE19

Rarely available four bedroom detached family home, set in a prime position within Eaton Socon and situated on a large plot with no onward chain. Scope to improve and modernise. Offering spacious and versatile accommodation, including three reception rooms, large kitchen/diner and cloakroom. The first floor offers four bedrooms with en suite to master and family bathroom. Impressive rear garden, off road parking and carport.

The Hives, Eaton Ford, PE19

+++++ SALE AGREED ++++Potton detached family residence set in a quiet cul de sac location close to the town centre and Riverside Park. Offering four bedrooms, three reception rooms, double garage and good size enclosed rear garden.

Gazelle Close, Eaton Socon, PE19

Well presented four bedroom detached family home, situated within a sought-after area of Eaton Socon. Offering three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility. Four good sized bedrooms with en suite to master and family bathroom. Beautiful wrap around rear garden. Double garage and off road parking for several cars.

High Street, Buckden, PE19

Charming Grade II Listed Detached Residence, situated within the sought after village of Buckden. Filled with character and many orginal period features. Offering versatile ground floor accommodation. Three reception rooms. Fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room. Downstairs shower room. Four good sized bedrooms and family bathroom. Impressive rear garden. Off road parking and double garage. Viewings highly advised.

St. Peters Road, Huntingdon, PE29

Impressive four bedroom semi detached family home, situated within the heart of Huntingdon. Offering a mix of contemporary and original features. (with the additional benefit of Planning permission for a 2 Bedroom Bungalow/Annexe) Open plan living accommodation, including a cosy lounge with log burning stove, dining room with French doors to rear garden and second family room. The ground floor also offers a modern kitchen/breakfast room and shower room.

The first floor offers a spacious landing, offering four good sized bedrooms, modern family bathroom and master bedroom benefiting from its own en suite.

The front of the property offers an extensive drive, providing off road parking for several cars. The rear garden is just as impressive, mainly laid to lawn with large sun patio area and outbuilding (which is currently used as an outside bar), perfect for entertaining.

Vicarage Green, Thurleigh, MK44

Impressive four bedroom detached bungalow, situated within the sought after village of Thurleigh, set on a corner plot. Offering spacious and versatile accommodation throughout. Open plan lounge and dining room. Four good sized bedrooms with en suite to master. Fully fitted kitchen with seperate utility room. Mature private enclosed rear garden. Extensive drive with double width garage. There is scope to extend and/or convert the garage into additional ancillary living accommodation.

High Street, Little Paxton, PE19

Well presented four bedroom detached bungalow, situated in the heart of Little Paxton, backing onto the nature reserve. Offering spacious and versatile accommodation. Two reception rooms. Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Conservatory. Four double bedrooms with en suite. Extensive driveway with Double garage and carport. Offered with no onward chain.