Two storey stone barn conversion with a fully licenced restaurant and a 2/3-bedroom flat above in the centre of the picturesque fishing village of Beer. Ground floor restaurant for for up to 60 covers including bar servery, commercial kitchen, prep room and stores. Ideal location within the village.
Two storey stone barn conversion with a fully licenced restaurant and a 2/3-bedroom flat above in the centre of the picturesque fishing village of Beer.
PROPERTY Ground floor restaurant with entrance via a glazed door into reception area and bar servery of 12.62m max x 4.83m max. Range of reception seating. Slate floor. Vaulted glazed ceiling. Spotlights. Access to toilets. Wooden bar servery with a polished granite worktop with stainless steel kit including stainless steel wash hand basin with single drainer, glass washer, ice maker, fridge and double wine chiller plus a triple bottle chiller, fridge, Coffee Man coffee maker and wine rack.
Serving hatch through into commercial kitchen with polished granite worksurface. Wooden serving station with cupboard below for cutlery and condiments. Bravilor Bonamat filter coffee maker.
Toilet facilities include a disabled WC facility, ladies WC facility and a gents WC facility with 3 urinals, cubicle and wash hand basin.
Restaurant of 7.04m x 4.05m with exposed stone walls and openings through into the bar area. The openings could be reopened if required which have decorative metal work. Bespoke metal lighting which matches the metal work within the property. Wooden flooring. Table and chairs for 24 covers.
Secondary dining area with matching wooden floor for a further 10 covers with a lower eave height and steps leading down into a private dining area of 4.56m x 4.30m with matching wooden floor, bench seating and a range of table and chairs for a further 18 covers. French glazed doors leading out onto a small courtyard patio for outside dining.
From the bar servery access to the washing up room of 5.03m x 1.69m with white plastic hygienic cladding to walls. From the washing up room there are steps leading down into the commercial kitchen. Stainless steel shelving, glass washer, deep stainless steel sink unit with shower tap and additional tap plus double length stainless steel drainer. Nonslip floor. Built in cupboard with safe.
Cloakroom with white WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Range of shelving and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.
Commercial kitchen of 4.55m x 4.14m with stainless steel kit including cooker extractor hood, Samsung microwave oven, Blue Seal 6-burner gas hob and oven, Blue Seal gas griddle, warming cupboard, Blue Seal 'Vee Ray' double deep fat fryer, turbo fan, electric oven, stainless steel fridge, stainless steel wall mounted wash hand basin, Sisson stainless steel deep bowl sink unit, Sisson tables and nonslip floor. White plastic hygienic cladding to walls. Serving hatch into the bar area with polished granite surface.
Prep area of 8.05m x 2.11m with stainless steel shelving, stainless steel freezer, stainless steel tables, chest freezer, walk-in chiller unit and nonslip floor. White plastic hygienic cladding to walls. From the prep area is a door leading to a small outside enclosed concrete yard where there is a storage cupboard used for chemicals/cleaning products.
APARTMENT Ground floor entrance hall with stairs leading up to first floor inner landing with access to office/bedroom 3 of 4.73m x 4.58m with a range of wooden shelving and dual aspect windows overlooking the street.
From the inner landing, access to loft area with limited eave height in part, electricity fuse cupboard, venting for the cooker extractor hood from the commercial kitchen, modern hot water cylinders and a Boulter Buderus Boiler providing central heating to the flat.
From the inner landing there is a door leading into the apartment landing with access to the bathroom and bedrooms.
Bathroom with a white suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over and skylight.
Bedroom 1 of 3.88m x 3.79m with window to rear and skylight.
Bedroom 2 of 3.16m x 3.14m overlooking the street and understairs storage cupboard.
From the landing is steps leading up to the sitting room of 4.74m x 4.05m with vaulted ceiling, exposed roof trusses, skylight and window to rear.
Shaker style kitchen of 3.97m x 2.27m with skylight, wall and base cupboards, rolltop worksurface with inset stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit and French glazed doors with Juliet balcony overlooking the street. Exposed roof trusses.
OUTSIDE To the rear there is a concrete yard area with parking for 1 vehicle along with bin storage. The yard area gives access to the flat and commercial kitchen/prep area.
To the front of the property is a small courtyard with a decking path leading to the front entrance to the restaurant. Side courtyard laid to slate accessed from the street via a gate and from the restaurant via a glazed French door with a raised flower bed.
LOCATION Steamers Restaurant is located in the centre of the fishing village of Beer which is a tourist destination in its own right due to its picturesque nature; centred around the beach, caves, the Beer Heights Light Railway (Pecorama) plus Marine House and Steam Gallery which are both leading galleries with a national reputation. The local area is on the established foody trail with TV chefs and Michelin guided restaurants along this part of the coastline using the locally sourced produce, especially sea food which can be bought from the fish mongers on the beach in the village. Celebrity chefs include Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at River Cottage HQ and his deli in Axminster along with The Oyster & Fish House at Lyme Regis. Other establishments include Glebe House, High Grange Devon, Robin Wylde, Rousdon Kitchen, Gilt & Flint and The Old Dairy Kitchen at Trill.
The property is easily accessible to the South West Coast Path which provides cliff top walks along this section of the Jurassic coast. Beer offers a range of amenities and facilities including a primary school, shops, restaurants, a post office, a doctor's surgery, pharmacy and church. The prestigious Colyton Grammar School is 3 miles away and is known in the area for its good reputation. There are railway stations at Axminster (8.5 miles) and Honiton (10 miles) both with London to Waterloo service. The university and Cathedral city of Exeter is in easy reach along with Taunton, the county town of Somerset. Seaton is the closest town (2 miles) which provides a Tesco superstore.
The property is well situated to explore the East Devon coastline with the historic resort of Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, both within easy reach. There are golf courses at Seaton, Sidmouth, Lyme Regis and Honiton plus sailing and boating available along the coast including boat hire from Beer.
TENURE & RENTAL Freehold for sale at a guide price of offers in excess of £600,000. Alternatively the property is available to let at a quoting rent of £30,000 per annum plus an incoming premium of £10,000.
METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty, inclusive of trade inventory to include furnishings, equipment, fixtures and fittings in relation to the business, excluding any personal items.
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with agents Carter Jonas.