Run a Stonegate Pub - Red Lion Upper Poppleton York York, North Yorkshire

About the Pub

The Red Lion is located near the village of Upper Poppleton on the A59 York to Harrogate Road. This ideal location just on the outskirts of York city centre makes the Red Lion a great base for a visit to this historic city. The main bar is well presented and cosy with Yorkshire stone flooring and a real wood burning fire with space for around 40 covers. It has a separate modern 50-seater restaurant which serves a busy carvery on a Sunday and hosts various functions including birthdays and weddings. The Red Lion also has 16 clean and well-appointed ensuite bedrooms including four spacious family rooms. The large trade kitchen is fully equipped with top of the range equipment plus a walk-in fridge and freezer. The pub has a spacious garden with a fishpond that borders the hotel bedrooms, and also has a large lawn surrounding the restaurant that can easily accommodate a marquee for weddings. There is a generous car park on site with space for approximately 50 vehicles.

Regional Manager's Thoughts

This is a great opportunity for a well funded, experienced couple or multiple with a background in food and letting accommodation seeking the security and opportunity of an assignable long term free of tie lease.

Surrounding Area

Upper Poppleton is a picturesque village situated four miles from the city centre of York making it a great base for a visit to this historic city. York is easily accessible by car, bus (park and ride straight opposite the pub) or train, with York racecourse only three miles away. The surrounding housing is mature, and the residents tend to be middle class with plenty of disposable income.

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