About this property
The property is situated just on the outskirts of the ever sought-after village of Sudbrooke and located on Wragby Road. Sudbrooke lies approximately four miles North East of Lincoln with easy access to Lincoln City Centre. Sudbrooke has a population of circa. 1800 residents. Additionally, the new Eastern Bypass has vastly improved accessibility to the south of Lincoln, There is good access to schooling of all grades, shops, leisure facilities and all amenities in Uphill Lincoln.
We are delighted to offer for sale this prominently located former café/bistro facility previously trading as the Cherry Tree Café Bistro, which enjoyed an excellent reputation with access directly off Wragby Road (A158), the busy coastal route between Lincoln and Skegness and also within close proximity of the recently opened Eastern Bypass, making this property even more accessible and suitable for a variety of business uses. The property is fully equipped and ready to start trading as a café/restaurant with extensive outside dining areas available. The property occupies a large plot circa. 0.86 acres including a substantial car park/coach park and in addition, a former tennis court provides expansion space. The floor area is approx. 166 sq.m (1,788 sq.ft).
The floor area is approx. 166 sq.m (1,788 sq.ft).
The very well-presented modern brick built Café Bistro has been thoughtfully designed to provide for a generous open-plan restaurant area, which extends to 136m² (1,465ft²). In addition, the fully equipped kitchens, fitted to a full catering standard to include a fish frying range, extend to 30m² (323ft²) and there is ancillary male and female, including disabled access WC facilities for visitors. The building was designed to enable the roof space to be further developed for residential purposes, subject to planning.
Externally, the premises have the benefit of a large visitors car park and additional coach park, which in the past was in regular used given the location of the Café Bistro on the main arterial route from Lincoln to the East Coast, which made this Café Bistro a well-known destination with Holiday-Makers and Day-Trippers to the Coast. The adjacent tennis court is also included providing expansion and development opportunities.
Principal Restaurant Area – 8.1m x 16.8m – Beautifully presented and providing for 75 covers internally, with further seating provision available on the veranda wrapping around the side and rear of the restaurant space. There is also the option to further extend outside dining areas to the block-paved area to the front of the building and the car park areas. The restaurant also incorporates a bar area and heated and chilled serving areas for carveries etc.
Fully Equipped Kitchen – 3m x 10m – Benefitting from a Food Hygiene Rating of 5 and meticulously maintained. In addition, there is a Staff Room with Staff WC Facilities and additionally, Male & Female, including Disabled Access WC Facilities for Visitors, all of which are of an excellent, modern specification.
The building has been carefully designed to allow for expansion onto the veranda and there is also the potential to develop the first floor space, possibly into a residential apartment, subject to the necessary Planning Permissions.
The adjacent tennis court lends itself to the erection of an all-weather marquee, which provides further possibilities to offer black tie events, weddings, Christmas fairs and private functions.
The Café Bistro has the benefit of mains electricity and water. Heating is via an LPG gas fired system, supplemented by air-conditioning across the restaurant area.
Drainage is to a private modern ‘Biofilter’ septic tank. Surface water drainage is discharged into water containers and dispersed to a nearby watercourse and there is the potential for harvesting this surface water to improve environmental efficiency.
EPC Rating – B
Rateable Value – £20,500
In the event that a full rating liability is required, the current rates payable would be approximately £10,230 per annum (Rate to the pound for 2021/22 is 49.9 pence).
Prospective occupiers are likely to qualify for Small Business Rates Relief, but interested parties should make their own enquiries.
VAT may be applicable in addition to the sale price at the prevailing rate.
Each party are responsible for their own legal costs.
Visitors Car Park.
Coach Car Park
NOTE – The photographs contained within our advertising are for illustration purposes only and were taken when the business was trading.
Via Mundys Commercial – 01522 556088.