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7 bedroom pub for sale
WILTSHIRE, BOX, REF: 6697 FREEHOLD
- Business for sale
- Located on the High Street of this affluent and desirable village and within 7 miles of Bath.
- Pleasant Lounge Bar (circa 40) with bar servery and beamed ceilings.
- Restaurant/Dining Area (circa 50) offering carpeted floors, open fireplace and beamed ceilings.
- 4 lucrative Letting Bedrooms.
- 3 bedroom Living Accommodation.
- Patio Terrace Area (circa 20).
- Car Park and Commercial Catering Kitchen.
- Advised t/o for y/e 01/11 circa £313,268 (inc vat) with a trade split of 50% wet/35% food/15%letting
This lovely 16th Century Stone Built Coaching Inn is prominently located on the High Street of Box, Wiltshire.
Box is a highly desirable village in Wiltshire, about 5 miles east of Bath and 7 miles west of Chippenham. It is a large parish with several settlements apart from the village of Box, within its boundaries.
According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 3,439.
It is an area known for its fine stone and Box quarries were famous for their stone for centuries. Today, Box is best known for its Brunel designed Box Railway Tunnel which inspired the Thomas the Tank Engine books.
The village has numerous sporting facilities including a lawn bowling green, two tennis courts, a cricket pitch and a football pitch. Box often plays host to celebrities with the Realworld Studios attracting many high profile artists.
This delightful Grade II Listed building is of stone construction, under a pitched, tiled roof, occupying an excellent prominent position within the village of Box, Wiltshire.
The Lounge Bar (circa 40) is a traditional bar area with carpeted flooring, beamed ceilings and large bar server area. The room is a light and airy area complemented by its wooden furnishings.
The Restaurant/Dining Area (circa 50) is a pleasant area offering a lovely stone open fireplace as its focal point along with benefitting from carpeted floors and beamed ceilings.
Ladies and Gents W.C.’s.
Lower Ground Floor Cellar has pumps, racks, python system and coolers.
Spacious Commercial Catering Kitchen offering stainless steel appliances (not tested) and separate wash up area.
Located on the 1st Floor and comprising of: 2 Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom, Lounge and Bathroom.
Located on the Ground Floor are 3 Double/Twin Letting Bedrooms all offering En-Suite facilities. On the First Floor is a further Double Letting Bedroom with separate bathroom. All rooms are offered for £60 per night B&B.
To the side of the property is a pleasant Patio Terrace area with seating for 20.
To the side of the property is a car park for 20 cars.
TRADING & LICENSING
We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the Premises Licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:
Mon – Sat 10am – 12.30am
Sunday 11am – 11pm
Current opening hours are:
Monday 5pm – 11pm
Fri – Sat Midday – 12.30am
Sunday Midday – 11pm
NB. Important. Prospective purchasers wishing to continue to operate the public house should ensure that they gain the APLH Qualification in readiness for their intended operation of the Public House. Guy Simmonds hold this 1 day APLH Course every month. Please telephone us to reserve your place or book on-line at www.guysimmonds.co.uk
The business is being offered for sale Freehold (title deeds not seen).
We are advised that the inn benefits from all mains services (not tested). Business Rates are advised as being £5,460 payable per annum.
The current owner purchased the property in 1984 and has enjoyed many years at this well established business. Over the last few years the business has been run under management and continues to thrive.
The property has a strong local trade as well as benefitting from many visitors to the area and studios.
This offers an ideal opportunity for an owner operator to enjoy a lovely lifestyle and a profitable business.
We are advised that the turnover for year ending 01/11 is £313,268 (inc vat) on a trade split of 15% accommodation, 50% wet and 35% food.
Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.
This business was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07812 753014.
Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds.
VIEWING: All appointments must be made through Guy Simmonds. Please note that these Sales Particulars are issued on the strict basis that all negotiations, viewings and contacts in connection with this business are conducted through Guy Simmonds who are appointed by the vendor to act under a Sole Selling Rights agreement with total confidentiality. Any breach of these terms may make you liable in law to litigation and damages. Under no circumstances must you approach the owner direct without a formal appointment or disclose to other customers and staff that the Premises are for sale.
TRAINING: For a brochure and dates of our award-winning training courses leading to the relevant B.I.I, qualifications (and APLH). Telephone (01332) 865112 or view on www.guysimmonds.co.uk Courses are monthly.
FINANCE FOR PURCHASING A LICENSED PROPERTY: We are in constant touch with a leading finance broker who specialises in arranging Business Finance for Licensed Properties. Whether you are purchasing a Licensed Property through ourselves, or another agent, we will be pleased to contact on your behalf our specialist who can arrange the necessary Finance Package for you at preferential rates. Please telephone for free and no obligation advice with regards to financing a Business.
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(I) These particulars are a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers (or lessees) and do not constitute an offer or contract, nor any part of an offer or contract.
(II) All descriptions, dimensions (note; 1ft. = 0.348 m), distances, maps/plans, references to condition, trading figures and other items in these particulars are given as a guide and no responsibility is assumed by Guy Simmonds for the accuracy of individual items. Intending purchasers (or lessees) should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact and should satisfy themselves as to the correctness of each item by making independent enquiries.
(III) Intending purchasers (or lessees) should make their own independent enquiries regarding the use of the property, necessary permissions for use and occupations, potential uses and any other matters affecting the property prior to purchase.
(IV) Guy Simmonds do not make or give whether in these particulars, during negotiations or otherwise, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. No responsibility is taken by Guy Simmonds for any error, omission or mis-statement in these particulars. Guy Simmonds do not warrant the accuracy of any accountancy information supplied and purchasers are advised to take independent advice in order to satisfy themselves.
(V) Guy Simmonds are unable to give any warranty as to the working order of any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services associated with the premises and therefore, cannot verify they are in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to obtain specialist reports prior to exchange of contracts in order to satisfy themselves.
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(VII) No person in the employment of Guy Simmonds has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
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