The Racehorse, 43 High Street, Catworth, Huntingdon PE28 0PF
Established Freehouse in popular village location with restaurant, Deli shop, coffee house, games room, bar and lounge. Local CAMRA community pub of the year 2016.
Thriving Freehouse Pub in popular village on B660
Restaurant (40 ), 2 part lounge ( 30 ), games room/bar
Coffee house ( 20 ) and deli shop
3 bedroom apartment, car park ( 25 + )
Option on separate 5 letting room block & Beer garden
The popular and accessible village of Catworth lies just off the A14 ( junction 16 ) and in addition to The Racehorse there is a garage and parish church. Local shops are available in nearby Kimbolton ( 4 miles ) and more major shopping facilities and professional services can be found in Thrapston ( 7 miles ) and Huntingdon ( 12 miles ) and the regional shopping centre of East Anglia at Peterborough lying just 28 miles. The area enjoys good schooling and communication links including mainline services to London from Huntingdon, Kettering and Wellingborough.
The Racehorse comprises a detached two storey brick built building with single storey additions to the side and rear with rear patio area and car park.
The lounge bar has a central servery and open fireplace dividing the room into two sections providing seating for up to 30. The adjoining games room has a small bar servery, fireplace, pool table and bar billiards. Behand the bar is a kitchenette, access to cellar and first floor accommodation.
The restaurant is adjacent to the lounge and part beamed ceiling, wooden stable dividers and seats 40. Sliding floor to ceiling double doors open into the coffee shop and Deli which allows the whole area to offer combined seating for specific functions. The coffee shop and deli seats at least 24 and has a separate lobby access, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and has a food counter and display, coffee/beverage machine and general display areas. French doors and windows to three elevations and access to rear patio.
There are Ladies and Gentlemans toilet facilities.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of stainless steel professional kitchen units and appliances, in/out swing doors to the restaurant. There is a store room with access to the bar, pantry, cold store and boiler room. Rear hall with utility facilities. Outside is a rear trade yard and further storage.
Approached via an enclosed staircase behind the main bar to a first floor landing with window to the rear elevation. Sitting room 144 x 145 with windows to the front and side elevations. Kitchen 132 x 73 fitted with a range of kitchen units incorporating a stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit with base and eyelevel storage cupboards. From the kitchen is bedroom three/family/breakfast room 157 x 121 with vaulted ceiling, velux window and half glazed door to roof top patio area. Bedroom one 145 x 126 has a feature cast iron fireplace, built-in wardrobes to one wall and window to the rear elevation. Bedroom two 146 x 132 has a range of built-in wardrobes and window to the front elevation. The family bathroom 83 x 74 has a panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, airing cupboard and three glazed windows to the side elevation. There is a separate w.c. with glazed window to the rear elevation.
Restaurant 273 x 266
Deli/coffee shop 370 x 211
Lounge 177 x 156
Bar/lounge 196 x 178min
Games room 2811 max x 136
Kitchen 210 x 171
Store 115 x 101
There is a separate detached two storey building currently providing five twin/double en-suite letting rooms, one with corner jacuzzi bath.
There is planning permission to convert this building in to a residential dwelling and is available by separate negotiation either freehold or on leasehold terms.
In addition to the pub car park there is a large Beer garden with is available by separate negotiation either freehold or on leasehold terms.
The Racehorse offers a rare opportunity to acquire an established and well thought of freehouse which is offered for sale due to retirement and represents an exciting opportunity for a new owner to build upon the existing business.
The Racehorse enjoys the patronage from a number of regular groups and clubs together with local customers and benefits from its close proximity to local RAF bases where American and NATO staff are based as well as nearby boarding school at Kimbolton, where there are over 900 pupils.
We understand that accounts for the year 15/16 shows a net turnover of £349,180, 16/17 a net turnover of £358,624 and to part year end 31st January 2018 £244,327.
Monday to Thursday: 10.30 am to 10.30pm
Friday & Saturday: 10.30am to 11pm
Sunday: 10.30am to 4pm
Food available daily from 10.30am to 2.30pm and 6pm to 9pm ( excluding Sunday pm )