Harbour Side Restuarant, Weymouth
Offers in Excess of £495,000
An outstanding opportunity to purchase this handsome and stylish business premises previously knows as “Perrys” (1987-2006), being Michelin recommended as well as AA starred during the latter 15 years that our client’s ran this family business. It is situated in a delightful quayside position in the bustling harbour-side location of Weymouth in Dorset which is extremely popular with the yachting fraternity. There is a minimum of 65 covers in cosy dining zones, with additional seating for up to 16 in the covered courtyard dining area. . The owners accommodation includes 4 rooms to the third and fourth floors, which have flexible usage according to buyers needs.
The property has been leased out from 2006 to 2017 by our clients. Since they took possession again in 2017 they have undertaken a complete overhaul of the building, updating the heating system and installing new smoke detection equipment. A new roof has been installed over the attractive courtyard area at the rear. The gas supply to the building has been modified to comply with current day requirements and the electrics have been brought up to date and a new certificate issued.
The location is hard to beat. Weymouth’s sheltered bay offers a long stretch of mainly sandy beach and the countryside and the coastline nearby are delightful. In fact this is part of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site famous for it’s fossils. The town offers excellent shopping and leisure facilities which draw in thousands of holiday makers each year. It is situated in a delightful quayside position with the town centre on the opposite side of the harbour. The town’s only mussel boat ties up just outside the front door A few miles away, the Royal Yachting Association supports the Weymouth & Portland Sailing academy, the sailing venue for the 2012 Olympics where numerous events are held throughout the year. Just down the road two major developments are about to get underway at Brewers Quay and at the Old Admiralty depot at Bincleaves where an up-market retirement complex is to be built.
Although the restaurant is currently closed, this has all the ingredients for a first class establishment to thrive as it has done in the past.
A handsome mid-terrace property dating from the late 18th century. Four floors with a single story extension at the rear. Mainly pitched with a part flat roof. Grade II listed Conservation Area. It is deceptively spacious and also has planning permission (granted in 2018) for the premises to be split into a ground floor restaurant with separate accommodation above .. Furthermore we believe that the upstairs accommodation would also lend itself to lucrative holiday accommodation, whilst also having the benefit of a prime location restaurant as well. The full approved detailed plans are available to the purchaser
PUBLIC AREAS GROUND FLOOR
The ground floor comprises of a front dining area with bay window and a stunning harbour view. A second cosy sitting area links through to the bar and then double doors lead to the enclosed courtyard area Customer cloakrooms are located here.
COURTYARD DINING AREA
This delightful covered area can cater for 16 covers and has a wonderful atmosphere, perfect for afternoon or evening entertainment.
PUBLIC AREA FIRST FLOOR
Upstairs is very stylish. Again in two parts, the bay window at the front gives one of the best views in Weymouth. The room at the rear also features a fire-place. Upstairs is ideal for parties and functions. Bathroom located on this floor.
Very large professional Kitchen with preparation and service areas, separate staff toilet/changing room. Walk in cold room., Various other stores. There is a rear door to rear courtyard area for storage and bins
On the second and third floors there are four generous rooms providing the flexibility for bedrooms, office and living accommodation.
Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, mains gas, electricity, water and drainage, Gas central heating.
Rateable Value of Perrys 2018/19 £14,500
Rates payable: £7148.50
Dorchester is 8 miles away, Bournemouth is 35 miles away. Nearest station is Weymouth which runs South West trains directly to Waterloo. For Sat Nav purposes the post code is DT4 8TJ
The owners ceased running the business in 2006, but their last 12 month period turnover (to 31st January 2005) was £397,343 net of vat showing a trading profit of £84,861 before rent.