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Under Offer: Grade II Listed Former Tea Rooms and Gardens

The Olde Cottage Tea Gardens, 62-64 High Street, Rottingdean, BN2 7HF

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A previously family run Tea Room and restaurant with mature gardens situated in a charming character property dating back to 1589 in the sought after Rottingdean Village area of Brighton. The Tea Room is Grade II listed and still retains many of the original period features to include beams and exposed brick floors. Brighton itself is easily accessible via the A259 South Coast Road, only 4 miles away.


  • Tea Rooms/Restaurant with Mature Gardens
  • Located In Rottingdean Village
  • Well Established Business Premises
  • Charming 16th Century Building

A full of character former tea rooms and gardens in the heart of Rottingdean Village, dating back to 1589 with Grade II listing and many original features to include beams and exposed brick flooring. There is a large mature garden to the rear of the property providing valuable extra covers. A1 (tea room) and A3 (restaurant) uses are applicable.


TEA ROOMS & GARDENS 910 sq ft (84.54 m2)


Accessed from the High Street Rottingdean, entering into the main ground floor tea room/ restaurant area with kitchen. Stairs rise to the first floor and via the kitchen to the basement area;

Ground Floor

Tea Room/Restaurant Area:

Current layout consists of three separate rooms for potential seating for up to 30 covers. There is access to the mature gardens via the galley kitchen, with customers encouraged to use the gated access direct from the High Street.

  • Gross Frontage - 33'5
  • Internal Width - 29'1
  • Total Depth - 20'6

Sales Area - 507 sq ft (47.1 sq m).

The basement store is accessed via the kitchen - 76 sq ft (7.2 sq m).

Stairs to first floor;

First Floor: Three rooms form the first floor, which have been used as storage and meeting space. - 327 sq ft (30.4 sq m)

TEA ROOMS & GARDENS To Let: £18,000 pa


A new lease term for a term to be negotiated.

Rent: a commencing rental reduced to £18,000 per annum, exclusive.

Freehold: £425,000.

Rent Review

By negotiation.

Repairing Liability

An new Full Repairing and Insuring lease.


Offers invited in the region of £20,000 (twenty thousand pounds) for the leasehold interest, existing use and business opportunity.

Business Rates

  • Billing Authority: Brighton & Hove
  • Description: Office and Premises
  • Rateable Value: £9,400
  • Rates Payable: £4,380
  • Valid from: 01 April 2017 (current)


The property is elected for VAT and therefore VAT will be charged on the terms quoted.

Legal Fees

The ingoing tenant will be responsible for landlords reasonable legal costs in connection with the transaction.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly via prior appointment through Sole Agents Graves Jenkins


Phil Graves
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George Dobson BSc (Hons) MRICS
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James Haywood
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These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form any part of any contract. You should be aware that the Code of Practice on Commercial Leases in England and Wales strongly recommends you seek professional advice from a qualified surveyor, solicitor or licensed conveyancer before agreeing or signing a business tenancy agreement.