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Elim House is a beautiful traditional stone built Lakeland property, in a superb location just off the main street of Bowness. Improved and upgraded by the present owners in their 4 year ownership now providing a well presented and appointed B&B operation with an established trading history, fully operational with 9 en-suite guest bedrooms. The accommodation comprises of 6 en-suite guest bedrooms in the main part of the house with guest breakfast room and ground floor private owners lounge and bedroom. To the side of the main house is a Coach House which has been converted into 3 double en-suite bedrooms used for guest accommodation with a large workshop, storage and laundry rooms below.

The business operates all year round on a bed and breakfast basis and has established itself over the 4 years of ownership attracting repeat business with tariffs ranging between £89 to £120. More details of the guest house can be found on the owner’s website

Located in a prime trading position close to the centre of Bowness village with its wide range of shops, restaurants and attractions including the lake shore of Windermere and cruises from Bowness Bay. Bowness is a very popular year round resort with exceptional demand. Elim House is situated only a few hundred yards off the main street into Bowness with established attractive gardens to the front, as well as free parking on Biskey Howe Road, to the front of the property. There is additional designated parking to the rear of the property. This well positioned B&B business offers an excellent base for guests to explore the heart of the Lake District with transport links close by including a railway station in Windermere and easy links out to the M6 motorway.

All main services connected. Gas central heating throughout the main house. The Coach house has modern electric convection radiators

The property is held on a 10 year FRI lease from July 2017 from the landlords Rayrigg Estates. The passing rent is £20,000 per
annum . This includes the parking spaces which are not under a separate lease but included in the main (only) lease.

**TO LET** Located in the centre of busy Windermere village this detached premises occupies a prominent position fronting Victoria Road and on the main access route to Booths supermarket. With over 21ft of window frontage this recognizable building would suit a variety of retailers and other users.

Premises include 425 sq/ft of retail space with full height display window. The premises is currently on a ten year lease from 8th October 2021 at £12,500 rent per annum. However further to negotiation with the landlord a new FRI lease may be available.

The property currently has a milkshake and ice cream business operating from the premises with various equipment including freezer, ice cream counter and trading furniture available by separate negotiation.

Entering Windermere from the A591 head into the village on High Street/Victoria Street and take the first left hand turn after the Tourist Information Centre into the entrance drive to Booths. The premises can be found immediately on the left with gardens behind.

Retail shop floor measuring 21’10” x 14’10”. Window frontage measuring 21’ wide onto road. Total floor area 425 sq/ft. To the rear of retail area is a separate toilet facility, with WC and a kitchenette with sink unit. There is various electric points and telephone point. Spot track lighting, hanging lights and outside lighting fitted.

Mains electric, drainage and water.

Currently on a ten year FRI lease from 8th October 2021 with a passing rent of £12,500 per annum, payable quarterly. A copy of the lease is available after viewing from the Agents. The lease permits a “retail use”.

Rateable Value

A popular and well established greetings cards business right in the heart of the village which has become available due to planned retirement.

A well established card shop right in the centre of the thriving tourist village of Windermere. The small business has been trading for at least 20 years & is well known with locals & tourists alike. Selling greetings cards, balloons and other associated items.
Currently with a turnover of approximately £105,000 the stock levels fluctuate but average £25,000 and are available by separate negotiation.

Centrally positioned in Windermere village on Crescent Road. From the Windermere Tourist Information centre proceed into the village onto Victoria Street which then continues onto Crescent Road. Crescent Cards can be found half way into the village on the right hand side. The local post office is conveniently located nearby.

Sale of a prominently positioned restaurant and bar and premises. The property can be bought as an investment and has the option of leasing out the café/bar or even both the cafe/bar and restaurant separately. Within walking distance of both Windermere and Bowness the Restaurant has approximately 50 covers and also patio area seating a further 20 covers. Option to purchase 2 bed 2nd floor flat above.

Restaurant with separate basement cafe/bar area
To include all appliances
Option to purchase 2 bed 2nd floor flat above
Outside seating area

Description: Set on a corner plot with an outside terrace, 50 covers on the ground floor and a separate basement bar area, this is a rare opportunity to buy both the trading business and the premises. Perhaps of interest to someone wanting to branch out on their own, or indeed an investor purchaser looking for a long term investment.

The business has been trading for over 15 years in its present capacity and the owner is looking to retire from catering. The ground floor has a large dining area capable of seating 50 comfortably, with bar, fully equipped commercial kitchen and separate ladies, gents and disabled toilets. The basement bar area (which is capable of running separately if desired) seats 30 and is ideal for private functions.

Stock is available separately and will be discussed at the time of sale.

There is also the option to purchase a large, modern 2 bedroomed 2nd floor flat above the restaurant which would make ideal owners or staff accommodation. This is available separately at £225,000 (Further details upon request).

Location: Prominently positioned on the corner of Lake Road and Beresford Road, towards the top of the ever popular tourist village of Bowness On Windermere being on the main road leading from Windermere to Bowness.

Is this the best located freehold fish and chip shop in the Lake District or perhaps England? A substantial 4 storey building right in the heart of the thriving tourist village of Bowness on Windermere, highly profitable and completely refurbished in 2013.

Excellent Ground Floor Takeaway
First Floor Dining Room
Prominent Central Location
Freehold Business with all Fixtures and Fittings Included

Location: Situated right in the heart of Bowness on Windermere in Royal Square opposite St Martins Church and only a few hundred meters from Bowness Bay all in both the Lake District National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

From Bowness Bay (where the passenger steamers are) continue into the village passing St Martins Church on the left and Vinegar Jones is a short walk up on the right.

Having the added advantage of street frontage to both Royal Square at the front and Ash Street to the rear.

Description: Vinegar Jones is a well run, highly profitable business in a prominent building in the centre of the village. A family run business for many years, the property and business for are sale due to hopeful retirement.

Originally built in the late 1800s the property sadly was extensively damaged by a fire in 2012 and completely internally rebuilt during 2013, which gave the opportunity to reorganise the internal layout and change the position of the staircase to work better in these modern times. The property was completely gutted after the fire so literally everything inside has been renewed so whilst the 4 outside walls remain the same, everything including the floors and roof were replaced in 2013.

The result is a building fit for the 21st century while retaining the original external character.

With the sales shop area on the ground floor, in house dining room on the first floor together with customer WC’s and owners office, store and staff room on the second floor. There is also a good cellar storage under the whole building although there is limited headroom and anyone over 5’7" needs to stoop a little.

All fixtures, fittings and equipment are checked and serviced regularly and kept up to date and are all included in the sale for continued trading of this very profitable business.

Obviously with a hard wired fire alarm system from 2013 there is also CCTV and burglar alarm both replaced in 2020, internal Sonos speaker system controlled via iPad.

The owners preference is to sell the freehold and business together but may consider selling just the business and fixtures and fittings for £850,00 with an annual rent for the building of £58,000 per annum.

Large office space to rent for £32,000 per annum
Available for early occupation
Fantastic central location
A new 3-5 year lease available
No VAT applicable
Off Road Parking
Gas Central Heating
Double glazed windows throughout
Superfast broadband of 80Mbps available

Location: Within 200 yards of Windermere village, located on New Road, being the main Windermere to Bowness road. From central Windermere follow New Road towards Bowness and Yewgarth can be found a short way on your left hand side.

Description: A superb office premises on the outskirts of Windermere village with the added benefit of off road parking and garage now available for a new tenant to enjoy with a 3-5 year fully repairing and insuring lease at £32,000 per annum payable monthly. The premises offers 3 separate offices with an additional reception room, kitchen and cloakroom.

Prime Freehold Mixed-Use Investment For Sale

Prime town centre café premises trading as Brew Room Café on the ground and basement levels, and two independently accessed self-contained flats on the first and second floors, each with two bedrooms.

Situated in the prime retailing pitch of Windermere.

Currently achieving a rent passing of £48,300 per annum, comprising a rental of £30,000 per annum for the café premises, £11,100 per annum on Flat 1 and £7,200 per annum for Flat 2. The café tenant also pays a £5,720 p.a. contribution towards the insurance, maintenance and systems upkeep of the building.
The commercial lease is let on a 15-year term from 11 August 2022 with a tenant break option on 11 August 2029.

Low passing rental for Flat 2 with strong prospects of growth.
A rare opportunity to purchase a multi-let mixed-use freehold investment.

Offers invited at a guide price of £925,000.

We provide a vibrant, stylish and professional workspace with fantastic extras, right in the heart of Windermere. Whether you are an independent freelancer, a team of 20 or a business with 100 employees, if you’re looking for somewhere fresh and inspiring to work, you’ve come to the right place.

Windermere Works started life in the 19th Century as a biscuit and cake works, supplying the likes of Fortnum and Mason with sweet treats. It was first purchased for office use in 1993 with a full transformation into chic industrial style office space for up and coming businesses in the Lake District.

Windermere Works aim is to provide a dynamic, vibrant, inspiring workspace for like-minded people and an escape from lonely, unproductive home working.

We also wish to foster up and coming businesses, growing with them from the starting point of a lone freelancer, right through to employing a full team of staff.

Fully flexible leases (minimum 6 months)
FREE on site parking
FREE high speed internet access
Perfect central Windermere location
Offices To Let
A number of high specification office suites right in the heart of Windermere. From 152 sq ft to 902 sq ft individual offices or can be let as one complete building, per floor or a configuration of a number of offices.

Insurance (buildings only)

We employ a cleaning team to keep all of Windermere Works spick and span, so put away your feather duster and let us take care of the offices, so you can concentrate on those important business requirements.

A rarity in the heart of Windermere, there are good car parking facilities available with limited on-site parking, free unlimited on street parking in the surrounding area and Broad Street Car Park just 400 yards away.

Prices and current availability – please contact our letting agents, Edwin Thompson on 01539 448811.

The property offers upper floor accommodation accessed from a ground floor entrance on Main Road. The first floor comprises two open plan areas, with a small storage area. The second floor comprises an open plan area, a storage area, kitchenette and WC facilities.

The accommodation could be used as:
Offices, Heath & Beauty, or other alternative uses, subject to planning.

First Floor: 40.8 sq m (439 sq ft)
Second Floor: 26.3 sq m ( 283 sq ft)

Available on a new internal repairing and insuring lease for a term of years to be agreed.

* NO VAT *
The property is located at the northern end of Crescent Road, close to the junction with Main Road and Victoria Street. The property is centrally located within Windermere, close to all local amenities. On street parking is available in the immediate vicinity, and the property is approximately 250m from the A591.
For identification purposes only, the location of the property is shown outlined red on the attached Ordnance Survey Plan.
First floor rear office suite of regular configuration with good levels of natural light. The suite is ideal for a new start or small business looking to acquire office premises within the Lake District area.
There is a shared kitchen and wc on the landing area.
Office 12.88 sq m (139 sq ft)