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9 bedroom pub for sale



Property Description

Key features

  • Charming location situated in the affluent village of Timberland.
  • Well presented open plan Dining/ Restaurant (circa 84 covers) with exposed stone pillars & walls.
  • Cosy snug area leading off.
  • Comfortable Lounge/Bar area (circa 14) with real log burner, feature fireplace & beamed ceilings.
  • 7 En-suite letting rooms with an AA 4* rating.
  • 2 double bedroom living accommodation in excellent condition.
  • Wonderful pebbled and enclosed Al Fresco garden area with beautiful floral decor.
  • Good net profit (when trading), trade split of 50% food, 40% Wet & 10% Accommodation.
  • Highly attractive immaculate Freehold property with genuine reason for sale.
  • Business now closed

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ref: 7441 FREEHOLD


This unopposed business is situated in the charming, affluent & highly sought after Lincolnshire village of Timberland located between the historic village of Woodhall Spa (5 miles) & the thriving town of Sleaford (10 miles). Timberland has a popular Primary school, a Middle school and a church. The majestic Cathedral city of Lincoln where its famous Castle and all major shopping outlets and stores can be found is only 17 miles away. Local points of interest include several popular sought after golf courses to include Martin Moor, Blankney and Woodhall Spa (voted best inland golf course in the UK) and 4 working RAF bases are within a 10 minute drive.

This well presented traditional freehold inn is of brick construction, fully rendered and sits under a pitched, tiled roof occupying an excellent location within the village.

A small entrance porch to the side & one at the rear provides access to all the trading areas.

The Lounge/Bar area (circa 14) is a lovely comfortable area with a warm & relaxed atmosphere. The room is fully carpeted and has loose tables & leather armchairs sitting in front of a real log burner set in a feature fireplace & hearth. This area is further complimented by exposed wooden ceiling beams and has a flat screen TV discreetly tucked in the corner.

The Restaurant/Dining area (circa 60 covers) is a fabulous room full of character with superb decor and characteristic features. This area offers a lovely dining experience & has a wealth of original charm culminating in a lovely atmosphere. The room benefits from exposed stone pillars & walls and original exposed oak beams to the ceiling. The room is fully carpeted and has loose tables, upholstered dining chairs and feature mosaic wallpaper which is certainly a good talking point.

Leading off from the main trading area is:
The Dining Snug (circa 24 covers) that is fully carpeted with loose tables and upholstered chairs. Patio doors lead out onto the pebbled 'sun trap' garden area to the rear/side of the property.

There is a long well presented bar server of stone construction with 3 cask ale hand pulls to service all areas.

Ladies, Gents & disabled W.C.'s.

Full UPVC double glazed.

There is a very well equipped commercial catering kitchen with stainless steel appliances and surfaces (appliances not tested) along with a push through wash up system & separate walk in fridge & dry store.

The Ground Floor Beer Cellar has coolers, remote and python system etc.

The owner's accommodation is situated on the 1st floor and briefly comprises of a separate 2 double bedroom flat with, lounge, kitchen/diner and bathroom.

Situated on the 1st floor are 7 fabulous well equipped en-suite letting rooms consisting of 6 double/king & 1 Twin room. All have tea/coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi & are highly recognised with an AA 4* rating.

To the rear/side of the property is a fabulous pebbled 'sun trap' Al Fresco garden area with wooden garden furniture set amongst colourful planters, troughs and hanging baskets. This area is extremely popular especially in the summer months for 'Al Fresco' drinking and dining. Also to the rear is the patron's pebbled car park with spaces for circa 16 cars.

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 to midnight
Sunday 11am to midnight

Current opening hours are:
Business is now closed

N.B. 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.

The property and business is being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds). We are advised that the inn benefits from mains services & uses calor gas and oil for cooking and heating (services not tested). Business rates payable are advised as being circa 4500 per annum.

The current owners purchased the business in 2006 and are offering the property in immaculate condition. They have since built a strong trading reputation providing quality food, 4* AA accommodation and a range of quality cask ales in comfortable well presented surroundings to ensure a repeat and loyal clientele. The business is currently operated by their manager assisted by 1 full & 4 part time members of staff. The property was refurbished in 2010/2011 to an exceptional standard whereby 7 en-suite letting rooms and fabulous attractive trading areas were developed.
Trade split of 50% food & 40% Wet & 10% Accommodation sales. Excellent gross profit margins New owners could continue to run the business using the same successful formula or they may wish to take the business to the next level by extending the opening hours and marketing the accommodation further.

Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

This business was viewed by Richard Fletcher who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07527 718400.

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.

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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(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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