Castle Hill, Leyburn

£289,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A characterful double fronted, Grade II Listed property currently used as a commercial tea room with living accommodation to the upper floors in the heart of the popular Market Town of Middleham. The property is being sold as a building only and has a spacious open plan shop area and commercial kitchen to the ground floor with private accommodation to the first and second floors with generous sized rooms retaining a wealth of character. This property could suit purchasers either looking for a business opportunity in entirety, or for a live/work business opportunity. Modernisation required.

Description

A characterful double fronted, Grade II Listed property currently used as a commercial tea room with living accommodation to the upper floors in the heart of the popular Market Town of Middleham. The property is being sold as a building only and has a spacious open plan shop area and commercial kitchen to the ground floor with private accommodation to the first and second floors with generous sized rooms retaining a wealth of character. This property could suit purchasers either looking for a business opportunity in entirety, or for a live/work business opportunity. Modernisation required.

Situation and Amenities

Middleham is a traditional dales market town famous for its horse racing culture and Middleham Castle, which was once the childhood home of Richard III. These combined with being located very close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park provide a buzzing tourist and visitor trade to the area.

The town has four public houses, restaurants, hotels/B&Bs, convenience store, antiques shop and a Church. The market town of Leyburn, less than two miles away, boasts a weekly local market, monthly farmers market. There are several hotels, restaurants, public houses and many small speciality shops. It is well served with local transport links with buses connecting to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon. There are railways stations at Northallerton and Darlington and airports at Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford and Middleton St. George (Durham Tees Valley).

Tea Room

Partially glazed door and two steps lead into an open plan room with plenty of space for several tables, two large windows overlook the cobbles to the front, there is a solid oak counter with alcove shelving, further storage cupboards and a multi fuel stove with stone hearth. Door leading to inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

Doors leading to the side of the property, cellar, kitchen and stairs to the first floor. The boiler is located in the hallway.

Kitchen

Commercial kitchen with wood effect frontage, four large integrated freezers, four ring gas hob, stainless steel extractor fan, single grill and electric fan oven, three stainless steel sinks with mixer taps and drainers, stainless steel chefs block and space for dishwasher.

Cellar

Steps down to the cellar providing storage.

First Floor Landing

There is a half landing and window to side of property, doors leading to sitting room, bedroom one, bathroom, separate WC and stairs to second floor.

Sitting Room

Window to front of property with window seat, open fire with cast iron surround, inglenook bookcase, ceiling rose and radiator.

Bedroom One

Step down to double bedroom, window overlooking the front with window seat, step up to inner corridor with built in wardrobes leading to the ensuite with step in shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and window to rear.

Bathroom

Panelled bath, vanity wash hand basin with storage, low level WC, window to side, storage cupboards with plumbing for washing machine and housing the water cylinder.

Tea Room WC

Low level WC with pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan and radiator.

Second Floor Landing

Eaves storage cupboard and doors leading to bedrooms two and three

Bedroom Two

Exposed beams, window to side with views across Middleham and beyond, eaves storage and ensuite bathroom.

Ensuite Bathroom

Panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, exposed beams, radiator and restricted head height.

Bedroom Three

Two velux windows with views of Middleham Castle, eaves storage, exposed beams, radiator.

Externally

The property is approached via the cobbles with public parking in front of the property. There is access to the side with store. The property is ideally located for passing trade situated in the heart of Middleham with footpath to Middleham Castle adjacent to the premises.

Tenure

This property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority

Richmondshire District Council 01748 829100. Council Tax Band B.

Services and Other Information

The property is served by LPG gas fired central heating. EPC exempt due to Grade II Listing. The current owner currently focuses solely on daytime tearoom trade. New owners wishing to increase turnover could open for a longer periods or expand into evening restaurant trade and boost accounts significantly, subject to necessary consents.

Viewings

By appointment with the selling agent GSC Grays 01969 600120.

Particulars

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in July 2020.

Disclaimer

DISCLAIMER NOTICE:

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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