High Street, Buckden, PE19

£800,000
Sold STC

Property Summary

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

Full Details

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