2 bedroom pub for sale



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Pleasantly nestled within the village of Woolton Hill and Newbury.

Conservatory Style Restaurant (circa 40) with carpets and views over the gardens.

Superb Lounge Bar (circa 50) offers wood flooring, bar server, open fireplace and beams.

2 Bedroom Living Accommodation.

Rear Patio Terrace (circa 20) & Lawned Beer Garden (circa 40).

Large Car Park and Commercial Catering Kitchen.

Advised turnover is circa 325,000 (inc VAT) with a trade split of 60% wet and 40% dry on limited trading hours.

5 yrs remaining of a partial tied lease.


This lovely and unopposed Country/Village Inn & Restaurant is beautifully positioned within the pleasant village of Woolton Hill within the civil parish of East Woodhay.
The village is situated approx. 6 miles south-west of Newbury and sits right on the Berkshire/Hampshire borders.
This lovely unopposed village pub also benefits from a church, sports club, football club, post office, nursery and excellent primary school.

This Village Inn is of brick construction, with partial rendering, under a pitched, tiled roof, occupying a lovely position in the heart of Woolton Hill, Hampshire.

The Lounge Bar/Dining Area (circa 50) is a 'L' shaped traditional room benefitting from a mix of carpeted and wood flooring, bar server, beamed ceilings, open fireplace, wood panelling and painted brick walls.

The Conservatory Style Restaurant (circa 40) is a light and airy room offering pleasant views over the gardens. The room offers carpeted flooring and wood panelling along with quality fixtures and fittings.

Ladies and Gents W.C.'s.

There is a Commercial Catering Kitchen with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces along with a separate wash up area, preparation area and dry store.

The Ground Floor Cellar benefits from a cellar cooling and python system.

The owner's accommodation is situated on the 1st floor and briefly comprises: Two Double Bedrooms, Lounge and Bathroom.

To the rear of the property is a pleasant Patio Terrace Area with seating for approx. 20 customers overlooking an enclosed and mature Beer Garden (circa 40).
Furthermore, to the front of the building is a seating area for 16 customers.
To the front of the property is a Large Car Park for 30 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:

7 days per week 11am - Midnight

Current opening hours are:

Mon - Thursday 4.30pm - 11pm
Friday 4.30pm - Midnight
Saturday Midday - Midnight
Sunday Midday - 7.30pm

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.

The business is offered for sale as a lease assignment with approximately 5 1/2 years remaining of the Punch Taverns' full repairing and insuring, renewable agreement. We are advised that the inn is free of tie for Spirits, Wines and 2 Guest Ales. We are informed that the rent is currently 34,000 per annum to be reviewed in 2017. We are advised that at the end of the term, the Lease (not seen by Guy Simmonds) should be renewable with no further premium - subject to the provision of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. We are advised that the inn benefits from LPG and all other mains services (no services seen or tested) and is heated by oil central heating. Business rates payable are advised as currently being circa 9,600 per annum.

The current owners purchased the business in May 2012 and have built up a strong trading foundation over the past 4 years. The property is presented to a very high standard with an array of excellent fixtures and fittings.
The business offers huge potential to an owner operator who is keen to integrate into the village community and benefit from a growing and profitable business. There is further potential to increase trade by opening at lunchtimes.
We are advised turnover for y/e 04/16 is circa 325,000 with a trade split of 60% wet and 40% food.

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

This business was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07812 753014.

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.

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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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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Newbury (3.5 mi)
  • Newbury Racecourse (3.9 mi)
  • Kintbury (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Guy Simmonds Business Transfers Limited , National Licensed Property

Coppice Farm, Ashby Road Melbourne, DE73 8BJ

01332 448136 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Newbury (3.5 mi)
  • Newbury Racecourse (3.9 mi)
  • Kintbury (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Guy Simmonds Business Transfers Limited , National Licensed Property

Coppice Farm, Ashby Road Melbourne, DE73 8BJ

01332 448136 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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