Grindleton pub on the market

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One of the Ribble Valley’s best known hostelries has gone on the market.

The Duke of York at Grindleton has been established as a gastro-pub by chef and owner Michael Heathcote over the past eight years.

The business trade generates an annual turnover of £467,000 at the Brow Top hostelry which is described as a “picture post-
card country village pub’’ by the sellers, Skipton based Westlake and Co chartered surveyors. The leasehold is up for £85,000 and the annual rent is £30,000 a year.

A traditional pub, there is a bar, snug and lounge area with a separate restaurant.

The catering kitchen is equipped with a range of professional equipment and there is separate food preparation and store area. The private living area has five bedrooms. There is also a garden and parking for up to 25 cars.