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Local pub for sale with £165,000 price tag

A local pub in Workington, Cumbria has been placed on the market by its owner Marston's, with a price tag of £165,000.

The Commercial on Market Place is one of the longest established public houses in the area and could be under threat of closure and redevelopment, should the buyer explore the site's suitability for other uses as mentioned in the advert for the pub sale.

A regular to the pub for over 40 years,... Continue Reading


Lake District village sweets shop for sale

A sweets and gift shop in the Lake District village of Coniston is now up for grabs as the couple who own it intend to hone in on their fudge making operation.

Phil and Helen Glennon moved to the village in 2002 with their two boys. The village is a real draw for tourists with its links to Beatrix Potter, Arthur Ransome, John Ruskin and Donald Campbell and also to climbers, walkers and water sports enthusiasts.

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Lincolnshire former working mill in £180,000 sell off

A grade ll-listed mill, home to Curio Café, in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, is going back on the market after failing to sell at auction in December last year with a guide price of £180,000.

John and Isola Partridge are keeping the café up and running while Moneys Mill is marketed by Mundys Estate Agents for the same price £180,000.

The pair have been managing the café together for the past seven years, having undertaken... Continue Reading


Restaurateur set to open new venue after buying a declining pub

Months after buying a former public house, restaurateur Kostas Aslanidis is about to open his new upmarket venue The Albion At Ryhope Restaurant & Bar in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear.

Business at the former Albion pub, which is believed to date back to the 1920s, had suffered in recent times before being bought by Mr Aslanidis.

After injecting a six-figure sum and their own hard physical toil into the endeavour to transform t... Continue Reading


Auction sale set for rural pub popular with walkers

The Eagle and Child pub in Hurst Green, Lancashire, is to be sold off at auction next week, on Tuesday, 10th February.

The auction is to take place in the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, and is being marketed by Auction House Lancashire. The presently vacant two-storey property has a guide price of £150,000.

The rural pub is on the Tolkien Trail and so is in a prime position to take trade from walkers and walking groups, ... Continue Reading


Torquay fish and chip shop in £90,000 sale

A fish and chip shop that overlooks the Inner Harbour and Bay in Torquay is being offered for sale by property agent Bettesworth.

The Chandlers Fish & Chip Café has been run by the same family for the past 14 years and enjoys plenty of local trade, with increased visits during the summer holiday season from the tourists visiting the local attractions.

The café has seating for 28 and trades all year round, opening ever... Continue Reading


Devon tea room for sale

A sumptuous British tea room that has featured on TV shows the Great British Menu and Escape To The Country is on the market.

Constructed in 1776 and grade II listed, Devon-based tea room the Topsham will set buyers back about £940,000.

The Georgian building also features ten bedrooms, a courtyard and a walled flower garden, and has been voted ‘best tea room’ by Devon Life magazine for seven years in a row.
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Darwen bar and cafe bought by two of four original owners

A busy bar and café business in Darwen, Lancashire, has been purchased by two of its four original owners, after two decided to bow out.

Two couples, Lindsey and Paul Chapman and Lesa and Michael Waring, bought the Olde England Kiosk function room in 2011. It had been placed on the market in the last few months of 2014 and was taken over by the Chapmans on 1 January.

The historic building itself, dating back to 1912, wa... Continue Reading


700-year-old pub goes on sale

A 700-year-old pub, which is located next to a waterfall used in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, has gone on the market.

The Green Dragon Inn is located in the Yorkshire Dales, and boasts a wealth of history.

Dating back to the 13th Century, it is believed that English poet William Wordsworth once stayed within its 15-acre grounds.

Owner D Mark Thompson is now looking to sell it on as he wishes ... Continue Reading


Pub turned diner up for sale

A pub that was in the process of being turned into a diner has come on the market.

The Volunteer pub in Oxfordshire had been taken over by Claire and Jonathan Hilsdon with the aim of transforming it into an American-style diner. The couple – who already own a Chariots and Cherry Pie diner near Buckland – have since had their company go into liquidation.

Mr and Mrs Hilsdon bought the pub last year for £330,000 with t... Continue Reading


Northumberland cafe and shop could be yours

A business and conjoined property in the coastal town of Warkworth in Northumberland has gone up for sale.

The Courtyard Cafe and Bridge Street Gifts has come on the market for £485,000 after its owner fell ill.

The business comprises a coffee shop, tearoom capable of serving 24 guests, and a retail unit. As well, the sale includes a four-bedroom family home.

Outdoors there is a picturesque courtyard with a... Continue Reading


Tintagel corner shop for sale

Ideal for business owners wanting to buy in the historic village with links to the legend of King Arthur, the Londis corner shop has come on the market.

The store sits in Tintagel, north Cornwall and has its own customer car park.

The convenience store is located near to the village’s main car park as well as the coach park.

Boasting a modern retail area and decent sized secondary storage areas, the shop i... Continue Reading


Italian restaurant goes on the market

An Italian restaurant in Oxfordshire is up for sale under a year after its latest owner refurbished the premises.

Ristorante Reno is situated just off the B481 in Peppard Common. The sale is for the leasehold, which is £110,000. Annual rent on the property is £35,000.

Formerly known as the Dog Inn and Ruchetta, the Grade II listed property was taken over by Montorro Reno in February, as reported by the Henley Standard.... Continue Reading


Owner offers shop for free

A cheese shop owner plans to give away his premises if he doesn’t find a buyer by the end of the month.

The Crumbly Cheese shop in Victoria Road West, Fylde has been on the market for a while, but a new buyer has not been found.

Owner Stuart Chesher is having to step down on health grounds and is appealing for a new buyer, or else he’ll have to offer the business for free.

Speaking to The Blackpool Gazet... Continue Reading


Popular family deli and cafe goes on the market

A much-loved delicatessens and cafe in Coventry has been put up for sale.

Family-run Kendall’s of Earlsdon is on the market after its owners decided to retire.

Husband and wife Marcus and Theresa Kendall have been in charge of the award-winning business for eight years, after taking it over from sister Jackie Kendall who founded it in 1999.

Theresa explained: “Both of us will be getting our pension next ... Continue Reading