Exceptional, Country Dining Venue on outskirts of Chelmsford

Assigned Agent
  • Agent Neil Mansell
  • Property type Restaurant
  • Reference EX3816
  • Contract type Leasehold
  • Location Chelmsford
  • Listing categories Restaurant / Cafe

Exceptional, high quality dining venue located just outside of Chelmsford and available for sale on a leasehold basis. The whole property has been extensively renovated in recent times and now operates to a very high standard. The business has the added bonus of live in accommodation, private dining facilities and guest bedrooms which help to generate additional income throughout the year from business and leisure guests.


Full of character and recently renovated to a very high standard this property is a very attractive dining venue. Dating back to 1829 ‘The Windmill’ has an interesting history and many of the original features are still in place.  The ground floor of the ‘Millers Room’ is a private dining room with a capacity of approximately 30 covers. The first floor is one of the guest accommodation rears and is accessed via the rear external stair case. The 2nd guest bedroom is located on the other side of the courtyard garden area.  Prices are approximately £100 per room per night.


The main building comprises the restaurant and bar area (approximately 32 covers) including the kitchen, customer toilets and storage areas. On the first floor is the owners accommodation consisting of a kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom & to the front of the property is a large gravel car park.



The restaurant currently opens at the following times:

Mon – Tues (Closed)

Wed – Sat (Evening Only)

Sun – Lunch

The 2 guest rooms are available to be booked on Wed – Sat


New owners may wish to extend these hours and make more use of the private dining facility to generate further income as well.

The current owners are the Head Chef and Front of House. They have a small team of staff that help them to run the business to the exceptionally high standards that they set.

  • Address 1 Upper Chase
    CM2 0BN


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