3 bedroom pub for sale

The Hop Pole Inn, Maidstone Road, ME18 5HH

Guide Price £45,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Advised weekly sales 4,500 to 5,000
  • 60 cover restaurant / free of tie
  • 2 / 3 bedroom owner's accommodation
  • Scope for future growth / Beer garden

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

DESCRIPTION
The Hop Pole Inn is located in a small Kent village in Nettlestead which is some 7 miles South West of Maidstone and 10 miles North East of Royal Tunbridge Wells. The property enjoys the benefits from a prominent position fronting onto the busy B2015, Maidstone Road and is clearly visable to traffic travelling in both directions. The property has open farmland behind and views across the Kent countryside to the front.

The Hop Pole Inn has been established for many years and in the hands of our clients who are now looking to sell for personal reasons.

The business is run as a traditional country pub with restaurant serving an a la carte menu, bar meals and a daily carvery. The menus can be viewed on the pub website www.hop-pole-nettlestead.co.uk The business also sells a good selection of real ales, beers and wines.

The business benefits from regular trade from repeat customers, passing trade and from surrounding towns and villages. The current owners have established a good reputation based upon a varied menu, quality food and first class service which attracts customers from a wide area.

WEEKLY SALES
At the time of our inspection we were able to discuss recent trading levels with our clients who advised us that weekly sales range between 4,500 and 5,000. Trading information will be supplied to interested applicants upon viewing.

TRADING HOURS
Bar:
Sunday & Monday 12:00 - 20.00
Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 12:00
Restaurant:
Sunday & Monday 12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 - 15:00 and 18:00 - 21:00

STAFF
The business has 2 full time owners who run the kitchen and are assisted in the running of the business by their son and 3 barmaids.

PROPERTY
A fairly sizeable detached building dating back to the 17th Century which stands on a good sized plot. To the front of the property is a decking area with seating, to the side a car park with numerous parking spaces and within the car park is a small outhouse which could draw income if rented out.

At the rear is an established garden which has a patio area with steps up to a lawned area with wooden seating backing onto the farmland
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

RESTAURANT/BAR/AREAS
Restaurant area - (13'11 x 11'11) with 12 covers, window to front, carpet, beamed ceiling, open plan to a further dining area and a walk though (11'09 x 10'04) with a door to the cellar, access to behind the bar and open plan to carvery serving area.

Restaurant area 2 - (13'01 x 12'07) with 16 covers with window to front and a beamed ceiling,
Serving area - (12'09 x 11'06) Used for the carvery and also has coffee making facilities and is open plan to:

Conservatory - (22'05 x 16'08) with 28 covers, fully glazed surround and doors leading out to the patio and beer garden.

Preparation/Store room - (12' x 9'7) accessed from behind the bar, with freezer and door through to the:

Kitchen - (14'09 x 16'07) Fitted kitchen with equipment including a double bowl sink unit, 4 fridges, 1 freezer, cooker with 6 rings and grill over and a chip fryer.


RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION
Arranged over the first floor is 2/3 bedroom accommodation.

TENURE
We are advised that the property is currently held on an occupation agreement on which the periodic payment is stated by the vendors as being 560 per week.

The vendors have been in communication with the landlords who have advised verbally that they are prepared to grant a new lease to approved candidates, terms to be negotiated.
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

SUMMARY
This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a well established business in a village setting which offers potential for future growth and improvement



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  • Yalding (0.4 mi)
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  • Beltring (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399199 Local call rate

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