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Superb 4 Letting Room Bed & Breakfast And Plant Nursery County Durham for Sale

Castle Eden, County Durham

Freehold : £ 500,000

This fantastic bed and breakfast and plant nursery is situated on the peripheral of the beautiful village of Castle Eden, County Durham. It occupies a prime trading position, just off the A19, with promotional frontage onto the busy junction of the A19 and the A181. It stands upon a site of 0.6 acres approximately with greenhouses, sheds, poly tunnel and a car park. There is a detached property situated adjacent to Eden Garden which is well situated for access to all of the region’s major centres. In addition, the property is an easy walk to Castle Eden Dene nature reserve. The business is ideally situated for anyone who is looking to explore the beautiful north east of England and Durham and is believed to be the last remaining traditional working plant nursery in County Durham. The village is situated a short distance to the south of Peterlee, Wingate, and Castle Eden Dene. Durham City is within 15 minutes and Durham Tees Valley airport is less than 30 minutes drive. Castle Eden is easily reached via the A19 and the B1281 making commuting easy for anyone who wishes to visit.

All unsold garden stock and commercial fittings included in the sale
Planning permission has been granted for a further 4 bedrooms
Situated in the desirable village of Castle Eden
High amount of regular and repeat trade
Owners accommodation included
Genuine reason for sale
Ideal trading location
Walk in condition

Business History
Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer to the market this brilliant bed and breakfast and plant nursery which has operated since approximately 1996 and trades predominantly on a seasonal basis owing our clients personal circumstances. The only reason this ideal business is being offered to the market is due to our clients desire to take a well deserved retirement.

Since the business was established our client has continually developed and improved the business introducing new lines and income streams which have enhanced the business massively.

Our client informs us that they currently generate a respectable annual turnover which is derived from offering high quality letting accommodation and a delicious breakfast and evening menu. Nursery sales are generated predominantly from the sale of plants grown on site and there is very little sold in the way of gardening products, garden ornaments etc. and which is something that could be developed significantly. There is enough space to incorporate some traditional garden centre services.

Successfully trading for over 6 years, the B&B has a 3 star rating, and already has a number of repeat customers. It principally consists of a modern detached bungalow, within which there are 4 letting bedrooms (2 twin, 1 double & a family Room; single & double) each with en-suite facilities and the family room has its own kitchen and private entrance. It also has private living accommodation (consisting of a master bedroom, a lounge/dining room, a conservatory) as well as a generous kitchen, a guest sitting room and a guest dining room. The building is well appointed and has Calor gas central heating.

Each bedroom has tea and coffee making facilities, a television, a radio, a DVD player, a CD player and secure car parking is provided. Ironing facilities, a public telephone and packed lunches are available on request.

There is a well appointed detached property that consists of two bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom, a lounge and the building has electric central heating. It offers outstanding scope for further development as the present business is generated from only 7 months of the year by a husband and wife team.

Our client has built up a strong reputation within the local community and beyond and as such has a high level of regular and repeat trade alongside good word of mouth recommendations.

The business has been run at a pace to suit our client’s lifestyle meaning that there is scope for a future purchaser to further develop the business. Planning permission has been granted for removal of the conservatory to extend the property and to add an additional 4 rooms.

Our client has invested time and money into the business and premises to the point where it is in full walk in condition.

The business is very well presented throughout and is being sold with all fixtures and fittings included in the sale price which is a huge plus for a new owner as additional funds will not need to be spent on modernising for many years.

This is a very rare and interesting opportunity to acquire a long established garden nursery business which is available and offers undoubtable scope for a further business development and as such early viewing is strongly recommended to appreciated the location and the
opportunities available,.

Trading Hours: Monday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Accommodation: Well presented property briefly comprising:

3 x double en-suite bedrooms
1 x family en-suite bedroom with lounge area
Visitor lounge
Dining room (9 covers)
Kitchen area

Owners Accommodation
Living room
Large kitchen
1 x double en-suite

Private garden

Lounge/ dining room
Bathroom to the rear
2 x bedrooms

Main House
Conservatory/Lobby (36ft x 11ft)
Lounge (private) (18ft 4ins x 15ft 2ins)
Breakfast Area (12ft 2ins x 12ft 4ins)
Kitchen (7ft 2ins x 12ft 4ins)
Bedroom 1 (Twin) (13ft x 10ft 10ins)
Bedroom 2 (Double) (13ft x 9ft 10ins)
Bedroom 3 (Twin) (13ft x 9ft 4ins)
Family Suite 4 (Single & Double) (18ft x 17ft 8ins) with kitchen facility
Bedroom 4 (Master) (18ft x 15ft)
Each bedroom has its own en-suite.
Breakfast Area (13ft 2ins x 12ft 4ins)

Double Gates providing - Car Park & Off Street Parking
Lawned Garden’s & Ornamental Pond

Kitchen/Dining Room (16ft 6ins x 16ft 6ins)
Lounge (13ft 2ins x 11ft 6ins)
Bedroom 1 (double) (13ft x 10ft)
Bedroom 2 (double) (13ft 2ins x 13ft 2ins)
Bathroom (13ft 2ins x 11ft 6ins)

Plant Nursery
Double Gate Access – to car park with parking for a minimum of 15
Glasshouse - 82ft x 39ft 4 ins – with irrigation system
Potting Shed – 23ft 7 ins x 16ft 5 ins – and shed
Open Sales Area - with overhead irrigation system
Poly Tunnel – 55ft 9ins x 19ft 8 ins
Two Timber Shaded Greenhouses – 39ft 9 ins x 19ft x 8ins
Exterior - Open Flower Beds

PLEASE NOTE - The present owner will be happy to discuss all aspects
of the business with any interested party.

Tenure: The property is Freehold.
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