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Bar And Restaurant With Letting Rooms Anstruther For Sale

Anstruther, Fife, UK
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An exceptionally rare opportunity has arisen to acquire a long established and thriving bar and restaurant, with rooms, on the shore front in the historic Fife town of Anstruther. The Anstruther Boathouse has a truly excellent and enviable reputation. The main dining and bar area can accommodate up to 40 covers with an additional 30 covers in the outside beer garden. There is also a very spacious and well-equipped and stocked licensed Deli on the ground floor. On the upper floors there are 3 letting rooms. Dating back to the 18th century The Anstruther Boathouse is a business that has multiple income streams and could be easily expanded in several different directions by new owners. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate what this sale offers.

The Boathouse is located right on the harbour front on Anstruther’s vibrant and Shore Street and boasts unrivalled panoramic views across the Firth of Forth. It is just a minute’s walk to the beach and a 500 yard walk to the local golf course.

Anstruther is a charming, family friendly fishing village, providing a good range of services, located in the East Neuk of Fife. It is the largest in a string of delightful, old-fashioned villages along this beautiful stretch of the Fife coast. It is a highly desirable location for walkers, anglers and visitors and is especially known for its historical connection to the sea and the maritime way of life. Its main industries are tourism, fishing, and farming. Recreationally there is a harbour, golf course and the Fife Coastal Path for walking and running as well as excellent B class roads for cycling and good mountain biking tracks. It is home to an array of wildlife and offers a wide range of pursuits including riding and sailing. The area can boast many highly rated golf courses within easy reach, including the renowned courses at Crail, Kingsbarns and the numerous fine courses in and around St Andrews. All of this makes Anstruther one of the most desirable places to live.

The town is located about 10 miles south of St Andrews, offers a superb mix of amenities and facilities and is renowned world-wide as the home of golf. This is an excellent area for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, sailing, and riding all readily available. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including the Old Course at St. Andrews and the championship course at Carnoustie, both of which regularly host the British Open. In terms of days out there are good sandy beaches and a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties. Good state schooling is available locally with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St. Andrews and the High School of Dundee.

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Premises Details:

With parts of the building dating back to the 1600s, The Boathouse is a former coaching Inn on the picturesque cobbled Anstruther harbour front which is designated as a conservation area.

Inside this historic building, the premises have been modernised while retaining original features such as the stone spiral staircase which dates back to the middle of the 17th Century.

The property is accessed from the harbour front via an entrance leading into the bar and restaurant and a separate dedicated entrance gives access to the three En-Suite letting rooms, two of which have spectacular sea views, the third being situated towards the rear of the property.

Through from the main bar area there is an upper bar with WCs situated to the rear. The kitchen is conveniently situated to serve the Main Bar and Deli Area and a cellar, washroom and servery are found adjacent to the kitchen.

This property has access to mains electricity, gas, water, and drainage.

This property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

Rateable Value is £12,000.

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