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TRADITIONAL LANDMARK FORMER FREEHOLD INN WITH ‘FULL PLANNING PERMISSION APPROVED FOR CHANGE OF USE TO RESIDENTIAL’ CONSISTING OF 6 x SELF-CONTAINED APARTMENTS LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC LINCOLNSHIRE MARKET TOWN OF GRANTHAM

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  • Grantham is a market and industrial town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire that straddles the London–Edinburgh East Coast Main Line and the River Witham. Bounded to the west by the A1 North–South trunk road it is located 23 miles south of the majestic Cathedral County town of Lincoln and 22 miles east of the City of Nottingham.
  • Full Planning Permission approved in October 2023 for change of use to residential (Reference No: S23/0341). This is to convert the property into 6 Self-Contained apartments consisting of 5 x 1 Bedroom apartments and 1 x 2 Bedroom apartment.
  • The layout of the property as a former public house currently consists of:
  • Bar Area (circa 40+ plus standing) with traditional games facilities, an exposed brick-built bar with 4 cask ale hand pulls and an exposed stone-built fireplace.
  • Lounge/Bar (circa 20+ plus standing) with brick-built bar server and 2 cask ale hand pulls and an attractive ornate fireplace.
  • Hard standing Al Fresco patio area and smoking solution.
  • This business is closed.
AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THIS TRADITIONAL FORMER PUBLIC HOUSE WITH APPROVED PP FOR ALTERNATIVE USE TO RESIDENTIAL


ASKING PRICE £285,000 (PLUS VAT IF APPLICABLE) TO INCLUDE FULL PLANNING PERMISSION.


Location

This traditional inn is surrounded by populous chimney pots and houses and is located in the historic Lincolnshire market town of Grantham. This lovely town was the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher and is a bustling busy shopping town with many mainstream shops, supermarkets amenities and schools all surrounded by beautiful Lincolnshire countryside on the outskirts. Nearby points of interest include the National Trust Grade I Listed Belton House with its famous woods and gardens, Woolsthorpe and Harlaxton Manors, The Vale of Belvoir and the delightful Easton walled gardens. The Cathedral City of Lincoln and the major City of Nottingham are both within easy reach with Newark on Trent, Southwell and the Pork Pie town of Melton Mowbray also close by. The local nearby road networks are excellent and the A1, A52, A46, A17 and A16 surround the town providing easy access in and out of this stunning county.

THE PROPERTY

This two-storey corner property is of stonewashed brick construction sitting beneath a pitched, tiled apex roof. An entrance porch to the side provides access to the corridor linked trading areas. These currently consist of:

The Bar and Lounge/Bar Areas are situated to the ground floor. All fixtures and fittings in these areas are excluded from the sale and any remaining on site on completion will not be warranted for their suitability, safety and ownership. An inventory will not be provided.

There is a good-sized Catering Kitchen area the fit out of which may remain subject to the needs of the prospective purchaser.

Spacious below Ground floor Beer Cellar with python system, remote etc and further storage areas.

Ladies and Gents WC.

OWNERS ACCOMMODATION

The owner’s accommodation is located to the 1st floor, in recent months has been used as private storage. This briefly consists of 4 double bedrooms, Lounge area, Office and bathroom.

EXTERNAL

To the rear/side of the property is a hard standing Al Fresco garden area. There is also a smoking solution. There is no defined car parking for use as a continuing public house. However, the council approved plans include 4 new parking spaces and acknowledgement of 2 off-street car spaces for the residential conversion.

TRADING HOURS

We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the Premises Licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:

7 days a week 11am – 11pm TBC

Current opening hours are;

Currently Closed

NB. Important. Prospective purchasers wishing to continue to operate the public house should ensure that they gain the APLH Qualification in readiness for their intended operation of the Public House.

GENERAL REMARKS

The property and business are being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds). We are advised that all available mains services are connected (no services tested). Business rates payable are advised as being £TBC.

THE BUSINESS

The current owners of the former public house purchased the freehold property circa 23 years ago. The business then offered quality cask ales and drinks that was served to a loyal, repeat and desirable clientele. Historically, it supported several pool and darts teams however the business closed around the start of the pandemic (early 2020) and has not traded since. The property is freehold and available with vacant possession.

Full Planning Permission was granted in October 2023 (Reference No S23/0341) for change of use to residential consisting of 6 Self-Contained apartments. The approval permits the conversion to 5 x 1-bedroom apartments and 1 x 2 bedroom apartment.

There is NO accounting information available.

Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds on 01332-865112 or by emailing sales@guysimmonds.co.uk

Details prepared October 2023

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