Reeth, Richmond


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  • Bedrooms: 1
A superb live/work opportunity in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The property is currently running as a tea room with 30 covers to the ground floor and a one bedroomed holiday let to the first floor. It is well positioned on the central green with stunning views in all directions. This could suit a variety of purchasers from those wanting a pure business to those that want the opportunity to live and work in this fantastic location.

Situation and amenities

Reeth is a thriving village with a protected village green, a good range of shops and pubs, a primary school, church, village hall and medical centre. There is a weekly market and an active community. It is only 8 miles to the market town of Leyburn and is less than 30 minutes from the A1. The village is on a range of walks including Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, the Inn Way and close to other well known walks such as the Pennine Way and the Herriot Way. The business benefits from easy public parking and a ready supply of tourist and local trade.


A fantastic opportunity that may suit a variety of purchasers for those either looking for a business opportunity in entirety, or for a live/work business opportunity. The property is being sold as a building only and currently comprising of a tea room and kitchen to the ground floor and a self-contained one bedroom holiday let/ owners accommodation to the first floor.

The tea room consists of a dining room for up to 30 covers, excellent catering kitchen, WC and walk-in pantry. To the front of the property there is a space for a picnic table providing extra covers and the opportunity for people to enjoy lovely views towards the village green and cobbles. The side of the property has a right of way over the neighbouring passage providing delivery access and also a useful cellar and storage facility.

The first floor apartment has an access both from the tearoom and from the village green and briefly comprises a spacious first floor, one bedroomed apartment with superb views from every room. The accommodation comprises a lovely hall with super views from an arched full height window, a double bedroom, recently fitted shower/WC, dual aspect living room/dining room with a log burner and a kitchen with built-in appliances. The property has been run as a holiday let.

The Tea room

The tea room is triple aspect with great views over the village green and towards Fremington Edge. The room is separated by a step change with the lower half being all dining table and chairs and the upper half being some dining table and chairs and the counter area which has doors leading off, one to the kitchen and pantry the other to the apartment.

Tea Room (lower half)

Customer entrance door with fitted doormat area and large shop window to front and window to side affording lovely views to the village green. Exposed stonework, beamed ceiling, part-panelling, Karndean vinyl flooring. Seating for 20. Two night storage heaters.

Tea Room (upper half)

Exposed stonework, beamed ceiling, part-panelling, Karndean vinyl flooring, seating for 10. Window to both sides and two night storage heaters. Fitted 'dresser' style storage unit incorporating: handwash basin, mains-fill ice-machine, 1 mains-fill water boiler and 2-door display chiller cabinet. Free standing counter unit with storage under.

Customer WC

Customer WC with wash hand basin and extraction fan.

Tea Room Kitchen

Excellent catering kitchen with tiled floor and panelled walls to three sides. Window to two sides. Stainless steel catering sink with dishwasher under. Handwash sink. Cooking area with full extraction system, table-top deep fryers, catering oven, 2-ring hotplate (all electric). Preparation area with range of fitted base units and stainless steel shelving and wall-cupboard.


Useful storage area with shelving for dry goods and space for fridge and freezers. Window and external door which is accessed via right of way over neighbour's passage for deliveries.


Excellent storage facility with power and light.

First floor apartment

Side Entrance Lobby

Private entrance door with door to owner's accommodation/holiday let above and a secondary door to the tearoom.


Arched window and fantastic view over Fremington Edge and Grinton Moor. Hatch with pull-down ladder to loft which houses the hot water cylinder and header tank. Wifi controlled electric heater.


Fitted with a range of floor cupboards incorporating an electric oven, electric hob, fridge and freezer. Single bowl sink unit with drainer and plumbing for washing machine. Window to side. Wifi electric radiator.

Shower Room

Newly fitted shower room in a white suite comprising step in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Heated towel rail and extractor fan.


A large double bedroom with a built in cupboard. Lovely vIews over the village green. Wifi electric radiator.

Living/Dining Room

A large, airy living/dining room with window to front and side, affording excellent views across village green. Fireplace and multi-fuel stove and two wifi electric radiators.


The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local authority and tax band

Richmondshire District Council 01748 829100.

The property currently benefits from small business rate relief.

Services and other information

The business currently opens from March until October, by choice of the current owner and currently focuses solely on daytime tearoom trade. The accounts present consistently good figures with a gross profit of £49,164 for the year to April 2019. New owners wishing to increase turnover could open for a longer season or expand into evening restaurant trade and boost accounts significantly.

The tea room has 4 night storage heaters and the apartment has thermostatic electric radiators which are wifi controlled.

Commercial EPC


Under the current emergency COVID-19 measures we are unable to arrange viewing appointments unless there are exceptional circumstances. In such cases special arrangements have been made and details will be provided by our staff. We are, however, registering the interest of all parties wishing to view and will be in touch when restrictions are lifted to make suitable diary appointments.


The particulars were written and photographs taken in November 2019


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