3 bedroom pub for sale

STAFFORDSHIRE

£525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Affluent sought after densely populated village location sitting on the South Staffordshire border close to Cannock, Chasewater & Lichfield.
  • Reception Bar (circa 20 plus standing). Restaurant (48+ covers) with exposed wooden ceiling beams & carvery.
  • Lounge (circa 40+) with exposed , wooden pillars & beams to the ceiling & walls.
  • Function Suite (150 occupancy) with raised stage area & large parquet dance floor.
  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen with 5* EHO rating.
  • 3 Bedroom Owners Accommodation.
  • Large lined Car Park : Lit smoking solution.
  • Advised Turnover circa £376,379 (incl. VAT) to year end Oct 2014, split approx 60% Wet sales : 40% Food sales.
  • Genuine retirement sale.
  • Express and Star Pub of the Year 2016

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

REF: 7625 FREEHOLD



AN OUTSTANDING WELL PRESENTED FREEHOLD PROPERTY AND BUSINESS LOCATED IN AN AFFLUENT SOUGHT AFTER STAFFORDSHIRE VILLAGE



LOCATION

The business is located in the affluent sought after village of Great Wyrley that sits directly on the south Staffordshire border. Great Wyrley has an assortment of local shops and amenities, a church and a sought after highly commended High School. Points of interest include Cannock (2 miles), the famous cathedral city of Lichfield (12 miles) and the city of Wolverhampton (10 miles). Popular nearby attractions include Chasewater Country Park (6 miles), the National Trust Moseley Old Hall (7 miles), Letocetum Roman Bath site (7 miles) and Shugborough estate (12 miles). Drayton Manor Park and Dudley Zoo are also not too far away. The motorway networks are excellent with the M6, M6 Toll, M5, M54 and A5 all close by providing easy access to other parts of the country.

THE PROPERTY

This two storey stonewashed village inn is of rendered brick construction under a pitched, tiled roof sitting in a prominent landmark position within the village.

A small entrance porch leading from the rear car park provides access to all the trading areas. This consists of:

Reception Bar (circa 20 + standing) is a warm welcoming area that is fully carpeted with an assortment of loose low and poseur tables, chairs and stools. The room has a bar server of brick construction, a feature skylight with hanging chandelier and several areas of attractive wood panelled walling.

Restaurant (circa 48+ covers dependant on layout) is fully carpeted and has loose tables and attractive leather upholstered dining chairs. Exposed and painted wooden ceiling beams add to the ambience of the room whilst looking down on a good sized portable carvery unit that sits in the corner.

Lounge (circa 40 plus standing) is a charming cosy room with a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Loose tables, chairs and upholstered perimeter bench seating all sit on a fully carpeted floor.
The room has exposed brickwork and exposed wooden pillars and ceiling and wall beams. To one end is a well presented bar server of brick construction, a wall mounted HDTV and an SWP.

Function Suite (150 occupancy) is a bright and spacious room that has loose tables, chairs and upholstered perimeter bench seating. The room is fully carpeted with a large T-shaped parquet dance floor sitting in front of an elevated entertainment stage area. The room also has a well stocked bar server of wood construction to one end.

There is a fully equipped Catering Kitchen, with stainless steel appliances and surfaces (equipment not tested) and 5* EHO rating. Two small separate areas for dry goods and fridge/freezer store lead off. Below ground floor Beer Cellar with python, remote etc. We are advised the property has recently had installed 2 new boilers and central heating system.

Ladies, Gents and accessible WC's.

CCTV - Internal/External.

OWNER'S ACCOMMODATION

The owner's accommodation is situated on the 1st floor and briefly consists of 2 Double and 1 single bedroom, Lounge, large fitted Kitchen, shower room and small office.

EXTERNAL

Situated around the circumference of the property is the patron's large lined car park, with parking for circa 32+ cars to include accessible spaces. To the rear of the property is a lit decked smoking solution.

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 - Thurs 10am to 1am
Fri/Sat 10am to 2am
Sunday 12noon to midnight

Current opening hours are:
Mon - Sat 5pm to midnight
Sunday 12noon to 11.30pm

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.

GENERAL REMARKS

The property and business is being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds). All mains services are connected (no services tested). Business rates payable are advised as being circa £6,000 per annum.

THE BUSINESS

The current owners purchased the business in 2004 and have since operated a profitable and thriving business offering quality food and drinks in comfortable, well presented surroundings. The business is currently operated by the owners assisted by 2 full and circa 10 part time/casual members of staff. The Country Club venue is at the heart of the local community and currently offers flambé table cooking, themed event nights, regular entertainment and a highly popular Rock n Roll night. It is also a highly popular venue for hosting weddings, functions, parties and the like all year round and has recently been awarded The Express and Star Pub of the Year 2016. We are advised that accounts declare takings of circa £376,379 (incl. vat) in the year to end October 2014. After adding back loan interest and depreciation we calculate the reconstituted Net profits to be in excess of £75,000. New operators could continue to operate the business using the same formula or may wish to take the business to the next level by exploiting the obvious potential of increasing the opening hours of the business.

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

The property 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 via 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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(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, 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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(IX) All prices quoted are excluding stock at valuation.

Nearest stations

  • Landywood (0.5 mi)
  • Cannock (1.5 mi)
  • Bloxwich North (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Guy Simmonds, National Licensed Property Agents

Coppice Farm, Ashby Road Melbourne, DE73 8BJ

01332 448091 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Landywood (0.5 mi)
  • Cannock (1.5 mi)
  • Bloxwich North (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Guy Simmonds, National Licensed Property Agents

Coppice Farm, Ashby Road Melbourne, DE73 8BJ

01332 448091 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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