A one of a kind café bar business located in the heart of old Bowness. A brilliant opportunity to purchase an award winning bar and restaurant business.The Easy Breeze, a Trip Advisor top rated bar and restaurant with a style like no other enjoys a great location, a unique business that transforms from a café during the day into a popular bar in the evenings. The Easy Breeze has great frontage, plenty of internal seating and an outdoor seating area and is situated just 150m from the shores of Lake Windermere.

Property Details

Description: A fabulous opportunity to purchase a one of a kind café bar in the heart of the tourist honey pot that is Bowness On Windermere. The Easy Breeze is an award-winning establishment that benefits from a unique interior design with every fixture and fitting having its own story to tell. The business enjoys a good sized bar area, brand new kitchen and bar equipment and internal seating for 40+ customers at one time as well as outside seating for a further 30 people.

Location: Located within the heart of Old Bowness and just 150m from the shores of Lake Windermere The Easy Breeze benefits from a high level of footfall year round and sits away from the main road and the noise that comes with it. From the Lake Road, Turn right immediately after Costa Coffee in Bowness, and follow Church Street, passing St Martins Church on the left. Immediately after, on the left is the pedestrianised zone where The Easy Breeze is located.

Accommodation (with approximate measurements):

Ground floor:

Bar A good sized custom fitted bar, made from reclaimed wood, a 1967 Volvo estate bonnet and radiator covers taken from an old church. Fitted with 2 lager pumps and space to add more, post mix soda dispenser and shelving for bottles and glasses.

Bar Seating Area 26′ 2" x 17′ 0" (7.98m x 5.18m) Rustic style seating area appointed to an exceptionally high standard through the use of reclaimed wood, re-used metalwork and traditional hanging lights providing a warm ambiance. The bar area provides seating for 40+ people comfortably with additional space for standing and enjoys large window frontage drawing potential customers in.

Kitchen 14′ 2" x 11′ 9" (4.32m x 3.58m) Max Good sized modern, clean commercial kitchen with metal food preparation units, oven, refrigeration and large gas hob. Equipment was new in 2017 with some still benefitting from manufacturers warranty.

Guest WC Located at the rear of the property, there are two customer WC’s, fitted to the same exceptional standard of the bar and seating area with reclaimed wood, sinks and frosted windows.

Outside Located on a pedestrianised zone, The Easy Breeze is able to provide outside seating to the front of the property. The business currently operates with additional seating for 30 people whilst not obstructing the walk way.

Lower Ground Level:

Cellar 16′ 9" x 12′ 9" (5.11m x 3.89m) Accessed through a hatch behind the bar, the property has a useful storage area below the ground floor. This space has the capacity for multiple beer barrels and has a fitted wooden bench providing storage for additional stock. The storage room also houses all the services for the bar including the beer pumps and CO2 supply and has an exposed stone wall leading to a natural cool environment.

Services Mains Gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Tenure The Easy Breeze is currently on a 10 year lease beginning August 2009. A new lease is due to start 29th August 2019 for a further 10 years at £9,000 per annum, quarterly payments and 5 yearly rent reviews. An insurance payment of £123.96 per annum is currently paid to the landlord. Further lease extensions are negotiable.

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Business Rates Rateable value of £9300, 100% rates relief currently applies, so none is payable.

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Windermere Sales Office.

Floor Plan

Floorplan The Easy Breeze, Church Street, Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DG




Contact the Windermere Sales Office or call on: 015394 44461
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