Pub for sale

The Hop Pocket, The Street, Bossingham, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6DY

Guide Price £57,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • 1 acre plot
  • Self-contained holiday let
  • C.60 internal covers
  • Free of tie
  • C.100 external covers
  • C.30 parking spaces, Energy Rating D

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Description

A detached public house with an acre of land set in the stunning Kent countryside.

The property was subject to a 'back to brick' total refurbishment; the ground floor took place in January 2016 and upstairs (including the flat) in May 2017.

The Hop Pocket offers gourmet food using locally sourced products and a wide range of real ales and refined gins.

With a good reputation in the local and wider community, this business has tremendous scope for a purchaser to take this thriving business to the next level.

Location

The Hop Pocket is located in Bossingham, Kent. Bossingham is a large hamlet located approximately five miles south of Canterbury and two miles north of Stelling Minnis.

Accessed from the B2068, via the A2 from the north and the M20 from the south, Bossingham is situated in the heart of the Kent Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Internal Details

A modern décor alongside a traditional feel with wooden beams and open fires. There are tables and chairs for 60 covers, with additional bar stool and sofa seating.

There is a good size commercial kitchen to the rear and ladies and gentlemen's toilets.

Fixtures & Fittings

All trade fixtures and fittings will be included in the sale and our clients will provide a trade inventory.

Letting Accommodation

The owners’ accommodation (a self contained flat) is currently used as a family holiday let.

External Details

The trade garden is situated to the rear of the pub and can cater for c.100 covers. A large car park, also to the rear, has c.30 parking spaces.

To the side of the car park is an empty field/piece of land that could be used to extend the trade garden, or has development potential (subject to the necessary planning consents).

Owner's Accommodation

A self contained flat situated above the pub comprising one double bedroom, a large lounge, kitchen and bathroom. This area is currently used as letting accommodation.

The Opportunity

The business has been under the current ownership for just over two years and the accounts show that the business has grown consistently during this time.

Staff

The business is currently manager operated with a mixture of part time and full time staff.

Trading Information

Trading information will be made available following a formal viewing.

Loan available via Christie Finance (subject to status). For further information, call 01622 656 000.

Trading Hours

The business operates seven days a week:

Monday to Friday from 12 noon-3pm and 6pm-11pm
Saturday from 12 noon-11:30pm
Sunday from 12 noon-10:30pm.

Development Potential

There is a plot of land next to the car park at the rear that could be utilised for letting accommodation, subject to planning permission.

Business Rates

The business rateable value is £11,900, however, we have been informed that this is exempt for the next five years.

Regulatory

Premises Licence.


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Nearest stations

  • Chartham (4.7 mi)
  • Bekesbourne (4.9 mi)
  • Chilham (5.4 mi)
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Christie & Co , Maidstone

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Nearest stations

  • Chartham (4.7 mi)
  • Bekesbourne (4.9 mi)
  • Chilham (5.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Maidstone

Kestrel House Knightrider Street Maidstone ME15 6LU

01622 922113 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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