Pub for sale

The Elephant and Castle, Lodge Road, Whistley Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 0EH

Guide Price £139,950

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Bar/restaurant (65 covers)
  • Trade garden (90 covers)
  • Car parking for 25 vehicles
  • No deposit on lease
  • 3 bedroom owners' accommodation
  • Energy Rating C

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Description

A brick built building under a pitched slate roof with the original construction dating back to 1890.

The property has undergone renovation works over the years but retains period character features whilst benefitting from part double glazed windows, full CCTV and a fire alarm system.

The pub is tied on an Old Morland lease to Greene King with beers and lagers.

Location

The Elephant & Castle occupies a highly prominent position within the picturesque Berkshire village of Hurst between the A321 and the B3030. The village has a population of c.2,008 and has a range of amenities including a primary school, two churches, a post office, a butchers and a bakery. There are several sports clubs including cricket, football, tennis and fishing. A nearby railway station is situated in the neighbouring village of Twyford.

Local destinations include Bracknell (six miles), Maidenhead (nine miles), Slough (18 miles) and London (39 miles) and the M4 motorway is easily accessible.

Internal Details

On the ground floor, entering from the front, is an 'L' shape timber constructed bar surrounded by stone tiled flooring, with oak flooring in the remaining area and a chimney with a multi-fuel burner. To the side and rear of the building is a separate bar, again with oak flooring and a further multi-fuel burner.

A laundry room/staff lounge area, staff kitchenette, commercial kitchen, storage room, cellar and ladies and gentlemen's toilets can also be found on the ground floor.

Fixtures & Fittings

A full inventory of fixtures and fittings is available on request. All fixtures and fittings are owned outright and will be included in the sale with the exception of the fruit machine, ice machine, de-carb machine and jukebox, which are leased.

External Details

There is a good sized garden to the rear with bench seating offering 65 covers, a children's play area and a decked smoking shelter.

To the front of the property is a gravelled seating area with benches which can accommodate approximately 25 covers.

Owner's Accommodation

On the first floor and comprising three double bedrooms, spacious lounge area with kitchen, airing cupboard, bathroom with WC and office.

The Opportunity

The Elephant & Castle is a successful pub with a good reputation for hearty homemade food and quality ales.

There is scope to convert the sizeable upstairs owners' accommodation into letting rooms, subject to planning. All rooms are fitted with fire doors.

Our clients now wish to pursue other ventures and as such, this represents a unique opportunity to acquire a beautiful pub with a good reputation that is well supported by the local community and surrounding areas.

Staff

A team of two full time and six part time staff on varying hours.

Trading Information

Accounts are available on request.

Trading Hours

Monday: 3pm-11.00pm
Tuesday-Sunday: 12 noon-11.00pm

Business Rates

Rates payable are £8,861.00 for the year commencing April 2017.

Regulatory

Premises Licence.


Nearest stations

  • Twyford (1.0 mi)
  • Winnersh Triangle (2.2 mi)
  • Winnersh (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Reading

200 Brook Drive, Reading, RG2 6UB

0118 453 0310 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Reading

200 Brook Drive, Reading, RG2 6UB

0118 453 0310 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Twyford (1.0 mi)
  • Winnersh Triangle (2.2 mi)
  • Winnersh (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Reading

200 Brook Drive, Reading, RG2 6UB

0118 453 0310 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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