Minimum Ingoing Costs: £10,000
Annual Rent: £52,541 per annum
Situated just off the Crook Road roundabout on the Kendal bypass, the Gateway overlooks rolling countryside. Refurbished throughout in 2015, high standards have been maintained, offering a modern rustic countryside feel. The central bar has a welcoming presence from the main entrance and offers great access to the extensive seating areas, used for both dining and drinking. To the right of the pub there is an external decked terrace which proves popular during the summer months, with further seating in the beer garden below. On the upper floors there are 8 en-suite bedrooms which are advertised on the pubs website and with external hotel websites such as booking.com. There is also a studio flat which is currently used by the chef manager. A large car park is located at the front of the pub for customers, with further car parking for staff members to the left of the building.
Trade at the Gateway comes from visitors to the Lake District, regulars from the local towns and villages and visitors to the annual festivals/events held locally. There are B&B’S and holiday homes near by, with tourists choosing to visit the pub throughout the year. Food is served all day. every day and is home-made, using local suppliers. Letting rooms are popular all year round, as the pub is located in the Lake District National Park and has great access links to Lake Windermere and Kendal town centre. Current opening hours are 8am -11pm all week.
Windermere Road Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8LX