The Bank House, Charmouth, West Dorset – SOLD

Quality Daytime Café & Licensed Restaurant with Much Potential

Occupying a prime trading position and being the only restaurant in the much sought after West Dorset coastal village of Charmouth, The Bank House is now being offered for sale by catering and licensed property specialists Stonesmith of Exeter.

The Bank House is a quality, well presented café and restaurant trading on a predominantly daytime only basis. With an excellent reputation and following, not only from locals but also from the many visitors who visit this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty throughout the year, the business offers undoubted potential to incoming operators to extend the opening hours and develop the style of cuisine to suit their own individual requirements. Currently run on deliberately restricted opening hours, The Bank House is popular for its ambience and personal service and provides quality home made food, including breakfasts, morning coffees, lunches and bistro style evening meals. The business has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence as well as a 5 Star Food Hygiene rating and does not currently have its own website. Our clients undertake no marketing or advertising of the business.

The Bank House is presented to an extremely high standard throughout and briefly comprises:- Main Café/Restaurant Area providing covers for 28 customers, a fully fitted Commercial Catering Kitchen with ancillary areas including Store Room and Customer WCs. To the front of the property is a Paved Patio Terrace providing al fresco dining for 12 customers.

Situated on the first floor and available by way of a separate Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement is a totally self-contained 2 Bedroom Apartment with Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 2 Double Bedrooms and Bathroom. The flat has the use of the Rear Garden and an off-road Parking Space.

Being situated within a short level walk of a sandy blue flag beach and in an area designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the area is popular with tourists and visitors throughout the year but particularly during the busy summer months, and the business benefits from the many campsites, self-catering and guest houses in the village and within the surrounding area. Lyme Regis is approximately 2½ miles to the west and the busy market town of Bridport and County Town of Dorchester are approximately 6 miles and 20 miles to the east respectively; Axminster 5 miles to the west, has a mainline rail link to London, and Exeter and the M5 and international airport is within a 30 minute drive.

Stonesmith sold the leasehold business off an asking price of £87,000. Full details of all our current businesses are available to view on our website and if you are thinking of selling or would like professional advice, Stonesmith can be contacted in confidence on 01392 201262