May 5th, 2017
A children’s soft play centre business in Buckinghamshire is up for sale for £250,000.
Let’s Go Bonkers, based in Burnham, has been listed for sale on the property website Rightmove.
The centre, opened by Louise and Ian Cubberley in June 2014, is comprised of two adjoining industrial units, with a main activities centre which can take up to 128 children at once.
It also has a cafe and seating area and… Continue reading
April 28th, 2017
A Victoria spa hotel built by two sisters to capitalise on growing demand for the apparent health benefits of Scotland’s sulphur wells has gone up for sale.
Sellers of Dunraven Lodge, in Strathpeffer, Rossshire, are looking for offers around £565,000.
Dating back to 1901, the category B-listed lodge was built by Catherine and Aline Corbett to accommodate an influx of wealthy Victorian visitors coming to fashionable Strathpeffer for spa waters and clean… Continue reading
April 11th, 2017
A Scout hut has gone up for sale in Orpington, Greater London on the same day that the Scout Association announced it had a waiting list of more than 50,000 children wanting to join its movement.
News Shopper reports that the hut on Brow Crescent, occupied for more than 40 years by 1st Ramsden Scout Group before it folded in 2008, is on the market for between £160,000… Continue reading
March 23rd, 2017
Fancy living at a working station set on one of the most scenic railway lines in the UK?
Well, if you’ve got £145,000 you could, because a Grade-II-listed old station master’s house at Caersws Railway Station in Powys, Wales is on the market.
The property, on the Cambrian Railway Line which runs between Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth, is described as a “unique opportunity” by sellers Morris Marshall & Poole.
It is now privately… Continue reading
March 8th, 2017
A pub which featured in the popular 1980s ITV comedy-drama Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is to be offered at auction next month at a guide price of £475,000.
The owners of the Windmill Inn at Redmile, near Grantham, are planning to retire. The pub still attracts thousands of the show’s fans every year.
Known as the Barley Mow in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, it featured in the show’s second season and was a regular… Continue reading
March 7th, 2017
A popular printing shop in York has been put up for sale for £25,000.
The owners of Zik Zak, on the city’s Fossgate, have spent 17 years building up their personalised printing business but now want to step aside.
The owners have placed an advert in the shop window in which they claim a new tenant would be able to make their money back in the space of a year.
“Over the last… Continue reading
February 27th, 2017
A former stately home dating back to the 15th century which is thought to have hosted guests including Lord Nelson is up for sale.
On behalf of a private vendor, Savills has brought to market Cedar House, a grade II*-listed National Trust property close to the River Mole in the village of Cobham, Surrey.
The property is available by way of a new ‘free-of-tie’ lease and has potential for a range… Continue reading
February 22nd, 2017
A historic church in the Forest of Dean which has been closed for five years is now up for sale for £500,000.
St John the Evangelist in Coleford was built between 1878 and 1880 to replace the town’s original church. The Grade II-listed Victorian building has been put on the market by Gloucester Diocese.
The church has been dogged with problems, closing in winter 2012 because it could not afford to… Continue reading
February 20th, 2017
A popular Ipswich pub with full catering facilities and a three-bed flat has gone up for sale for £720,000.
The Mulberry Tree, just off Ipswich’s main shopping area at the junction of Woodbridge Road and Crown Street, has been put on the market as a freehold through Penn Commercial, the Ipswich Star reported.
The 1,599 sq ft property has an L-shaped bar with room for 50 customers and a tap room. Outside… Continue reading
February 9th, 2017
A derelict youth and community centre in Cheshire has gone up for sale for £125,000.
The centre, in Kingsley, is a former village hall and playing field. About 20 buyers have expressed interest buying the site, the Sentinel reported.
Describing the property, on Holt Lane, Mounsey Chartered Surveyors said: "The property comprises of a range of large open plan rooms with offices and male and female WCs.
"Externally, there is a surfaced car… Continue reading