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Ye Old Sun Inn

Main Street, Colton, North Yorkshire, LS24 8EP
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Beer Garden
External Drinking Area
Letting Rooms
Car Park
  • Beer Garden
  • External Drinking Area
  • Letting Rooms
  • Car Park
  • Restaurant/Dining


Amazing business opportunity for sale with multiple income streams

Purchase Price: £900,000.00
Agreement Type: Freehold
Reference Number: 110718 / 130219

The stated ingoing figures are correct at point of advertising. Please be aware there may be additional costs.

Property Features:

Ye Old Sun Inn is a multi-award-winning public house and restaurant located in the delightful and community conscious village of Colton. Colton lies on the edge of the historic city of York and close to the A64 providing quick and easy access to Leeds, Harrogate and Wetherby. The village offers a rural lifestyle within a few minutes drive of York city centre. Ye Old Sun Inn benefits from the horse racing, theatres, museums and other tourist attractions that bring over seven million tourists to the city each year. The current owners have won numerous awards including the coveted British Institute of Innkeepers Licensee of the Year Award and have made Ye Old Sun a landmark on the York map.

The property has a central building of brick and stone construction under a pitched roof with pantile covering. Outside a patio area with tables for alfresco dining and drinking (40) is located to the front of the property. To the left of the main building is a terraced area that is hugely popular not just during the summer months but throughout the year. A wooden cabin to the rear of the terrace accommodates up to 40 and is adjacent to the wood-fired pizza oven. The terrace, cabin and pizza oven provide a very popular venue for events throughout the year ranging from music events to film showings. The terraced area alone accommodates up to 100 customers and can accommodate a marquee to allow for use throughout the year. A car park with parking for about 20 vehicles is located to the right of the property.

The main entrance to the property is located to the centre of the property looking out over a patio with table and chairs for alfresco dining and drinking. The entrance leads into an internal lobby with access to the lounge and dining area to the left and the snug to the right. The lounge is traditionally decorated to the highest standard and provides a relaxed area to drink and eat. Moving through a feature doorway leads to further tables for dining. The bar servery is centrally located allowing ease of service to the lounge, snug and the rear coffee lounge. The snug is a more traditional bar room and is popular with local customers. The snug provides access to the restaurant which has seating for over 100 diners. The restaurant is regularly used throughout the trading week but provides the option of closed functions for parties wishing to book this facility. The commercial kitchen is extensively equipped and to a standard that would be expected of an establishment providing this level of turnover

Trading Style:

Ye Old Sun Inn offers a quality food and drinks offering together with excellent service. The extensive trade areas allow everything from an intimate meal for two through to seating over 100 guests for a function. The outside trading areas allow for relaxed and family dining with a wood-fire pizza oven located on the beer garden terrace.

Private Accommodation:

Private accommodation is located to the first floor and briefly comprises of a lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom.

Guest accommodation: a self-contained barn to the rear of the property comprises a bedroom and bathroom to the first floor with lounge to the ground floor. The Barn sleeps 5.


Key Financial Information

The Business and property have an asking price of £900,000. This price includes fixtures fittings and goodwill. Stock at valuation in addition. The property is elected for VAT and in certain circumstances VAT will be chargeable in addition.

Please be aware energy performance certificates are available from the landlord.

MISREPRESENTATION ACT 1967 gives notice that the contents of these particulars are believed to be correct but are given without responsibility and intending purchasers or lessees should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise to their correctness. These particulars do not form any part of any offer or contract and no person in the employment of the company has any authority to make or give representation of warranty to this property.