About this property
The property is located prominently on Boston Road (A17) within the village of Heckington, located approximately 8 miles east of Sleaford and 10 miles west of Boston.
Being located on a layby off the A17, this roadside café is particularly popular with holidaymakers travelling to Norfolk.
We are pleased to offer for sale this long-established and well-regarded Café with ancillary Bungalow, all occupying a large plot, understood to extend to circa. 1.3 acres. The roadside café has been fully refurbished by the current owners in recent years and includes fully equipped Catering Standard Kitchens, indoor seating for 60 diners together with outside seating, ancillary WC and Shower Room Facilities providing total floor area of 145 sq.m (1,560 sq.ft). In addition, there is a large well-presented attached bungalow comprising; Entrance Hall, Large Living Room, Fitted Kitchen, Three Double Bedrooms (Hand basin and WC to Master) and Family Bathroom/WC combined.
The café premises and indeed the adjoining bungalow have all been refurbished to a high standard by the current owners. The café premises comprise; three interconnecting Dining Areas, with adjoining Kitchen and Preparation Areas, all fully equipped to catering standards. Also accessible via the Entrance Lobby are Male, Female and Disabled Access WC Facilities, together with Two Shower Rooms, which have also been recently fitted to an excellent standard. The premises have been awarded the highest Food Hygiene Rating of 5 and has a Trip Advisor Rating of 4.5 as at the date of listing. The café has also been nominated and awarded top 10 position of Britain’s Classic Cafes, awarded by ‘Practical Classics’ Magazine in 2017.
The accommodation has the benefit of an oil-fired central heating system, serving radiators throughout the residential and business premises and in addition to the large gravelled parking area to the front, there are attractively landscaped lawns to the rear, which currently accommodate six disused kennels providing further business opportunities to prospective purchasers.
The living accommodation is self-contained from the café and comprises; Entrance Hall, Large Living Room overlooking the gardens to the rear, a modern fitted Kitchen, Three Bedrooms (Hand basin and WC to Master) and a newly fitted Four Piece Bathroom Suite.
The living accommodation floor areas are set out below:
Living Room – 6.1m x 6.1m
Kitchen – 4.5m x 2.7m
Bedroom 1 – 4.5m x 3.2m
Bedroom 2 – 4.5m x 3m
Bedroom 3 – 4.5m x 3m
Bathroom/WC – 4.5m x 2.2m
Mains, electricity and water are connected. Heating is provided via an oil-fired central heating system and drainage is to a private septic tank.
EPC Rating – C (Café)
EPC Rating – E (Bungalow)
The land and property are available on a Freehold basis.
The Rateable Value is £14,000 per annum.
In the event that a full rating liability is required, the current rates payable would be £7,055 (Rate to the pound for 2019/20 is 50.4 pence).
The bungalow is Council Tax Band ‘B’.
VAT may be applicable in addition to the purchase price at the prevailing rate.
By prior appointment with Mundys Commercial.