Bank Top Restaurant & Curlew Cottage

For Sale £495,000

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Bank Top Café and Restaurant

Fully refurbished to a high standard in 2021, and now trading on Friday and Saturday nights - with scope for extended opening - Bank Top Café and Restaurant comprises: spacious and stylish restaurant currently catering for 34 covers; good-sized catering kitchen; vestibule; large first floor store room and 2 customer cloakrooms accessed externally at the rear.

The refurbishment included a full rewire; new windows and doors; security cameras; alarm; sound system; lighting; new ceiling and flooring.

Kitchen and restaurant fixtures and fitting are available, subject to negotiation, and include: tables; chairs; wine chiller; under-counter freezer with worktops; under-counter fridge with worktops; catering dishwasher; electric 6 ring hob and Rational iCombi Pro electric oven.

Outside, the property has a small courtyard seating area to the rear and 1 parking space. The property is end-terrace.

Curlew Cottage

A charming and spacious Grade II listed, 4 bedroom character cottage, which has operated as a successful holiday let through Sykes for a number of years. The cottage has plenty of period charm with beams, exposed stonework and panel doors.

The ground floor accommodation comprises: sitting room; large kitchen/diner; store; living room with feature fireplace housing log-burning stove; inner hallway and ground floor shower room.

On the first floor, the landing provides access to the 4 bedrooms and house bathroom. The bedrooms are currently set up as 2 singles, a twin and a double.

Furniture, fixtures and fittings are available, subject to negotiation, for the ongoing operation of the holiday let business.

Outside, Curlew Cottage has a pleasant garden to the rear with patio seating and a parking space. The property is mid-terrace.


Ingleton is a gateway to the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park. This is 3 peaks country: Ingleborough can be ascended from the village. With a good range of shops, pubs, bars and places to eat, the village attracts visitors all year round and is famous for its waterfalls walk. Bank Top and Curlew Cottage are well-located for all amenities, including the open air swimming pool. The A65 provides easy links to Skipton and the Lake District - just 30 minutes to Kendal. With the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Morecambe Bay also easily reached, this is a key destination for holiday makers, with year round appeal for hikers, cyclists and cavers. Ingleton has a good primary school, with excellent secondary options at Settle College and QES, Kirkby Lonsdale.

Property Information

Both properties are freehold.
Non-Domestic Rates 2022/23:
Bank Top Café and Restaurant: RV: £8,900 after discount: £2,220.55
Curlew Cottage: RV: £3,750 after discount: £935.62
All mains services with gas central heating. B4RN ultrafast fibre broadband.


Catering Kitchen (4.17m x 2.77m)

Fully refitted catering kitchen with composite double glazed window to the side aspect. Double stainless steel sinks with drainers. Range of appliances available, subject to negotiation. Non-slip flooring. Steps down to counter area and restaurant. Access to:


Rear vestibule with external composite double glazed door to patio seating area and customer cloakrooms. Wash hand basin. Consumer unit. Non-slip flooring. Stairs to:

Store Room (11.81m x 2.77m)

Good-sized first floor storage room with 2 Velux skylights. Vinyl flooring.

Restaurant (10.16m x 7.98m)

Superb contemporary restaurant with composite double glazed windows and external door to the front aspect, timber framed double glazed window to the side aspect and composite double glazed external door to the rear patio seating area and customer cloakrooms. Exposed stonework. Sonos speaker system. Counter. Amtico flooring. 2 radiators.

Customer Cloakrooms

2 customer cloakrooms accessed externally to rear of property. Composite double glazed external door to patio seating area and timber framed double glazed windows to the side aspect. 2 cloakroom cubicles with wash hand basins and WCs. Vestibule. Vinyl flooring. Radiator.

The Cottage

Kitchen/Diner (3.90m x 4.38m)

Generous kitchen/diner with composite double glazed external door to the rear cottage garden. Range of base mounted units. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for cooker with extractor hood over. Space for fridge freezer. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for large dining table. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Access to sitting room via period part-glazed door and to:


Useful storage cupboard with timber framed single glazed window to the rear aspect and inner window to stairs. Base mounted unit and fitted shelving.

Sitting Room (4.70m x 2.99m)

Good-sized sitting room with period timber external door and timber framed single glazed window to the front aspect. Exposed stonework. Consumer unit. Carpet. Radiator. Access to:

Living Room (4.24m x 4.02m)

Charming living room with period timber framed single glazed sash window to the front aspect. Stunning feature fireplace housing log-burning stove. Feature recess. Built-in cupboard. Period paneling to ceiling. Carpet. Radiator. Access to:

Inner Hallway (2.19m x 4.02m)

Inner hallway with internal window from stairs to store room. Exposed stonework and beam. Built-in cupboard. Carpet. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Period part-glazed double doors to:

Shower Room

Ground floor shower room with timber framed single glazed window to the rear aspect. Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. WC. Extractor. Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.


Landing providing access to the 4 bedrooms and house bathroom. Alcove with shelving to stairwell. Loft inspection hatch. Carpet.

Bedroom 1 (4.37m x 3.07m)

Lovely double bedroom with period timber framed single glazed sash window and shutters to the front aspect. Window seat. Alcove recess. Range of built-in wardrobes. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 (3.43m x 3.07m)

Another good-sized double bedroom - currently configured as a twin - with period timber framed single glazed sash window to the front aspect and internal high level window to the landing. Window seat. Period paneling. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 (2.40m x 3.93m)

Single or bunk bedroom with Velux skylight. Period paneling. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 (2.55m x 2.23m)

Charming single bedroom with timber framed double glazed window to the rear aspect. Window seat. Carpet. Radiator.

Bathroom (2.34m x 3.03m)

Large house bathroom with UPVC double glazed sash window to the rear aspect. Bath with shower over. Wash hand basin. WC. Cupboard housing gas central heating boiler. Vinyl flooring. Radiator.


External customer seating area to rear of restaurant with steps up to parking, side access to Main Street and gate to:


Charming cottage garden with patio seating area. Walled. Low-maintenance outside space for holiday guests.


Two block-paved parking spaces to rear with 1 currently allocated to the cottage and 1 to the restaurant.


Commercial EPC rating for restaurant: EPAR: 116 E.

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Please note, floor plans are not to scale and are for illustration purposes only. Plans are produced using PlanUp.

  • Restaurant and Catering Kitchen
  • Trading 4 Bed Holiday Let
  • Holiday Destination
  • Presented to High Standard
  • Lifestyle Business
  • Rental Investment
  • No Chain
  • B4RN Fibre Broadband
  • Freehold
  • Small Business Rates
Floorplan for Bank Top Restaurant & Curlew Cottage
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