4 bedroom pub for sale



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Tenure: Leasehold



Traditional 19th century community inn located in the prime location of Farnborough.

Good sized welcoming and traditional horse-shoe shaped main Public Bar (circa 60+).

3 Superb En-Suite Letting Bedrooms - 3 Star AA Rated.

1 Bedroomed Owner's Accommodation.

Refurbished and modernised throughout with no expense spared and retaining a wonderful welcoming and traditional feel.

Equipped Commercial Catering Kitchen.

Advised turnover for YE March 2016 circa £444,000 (incl. VAT). Current sales consistent with 2016.

Trade split circa 80% wet, 5% food and 15% accommodation.

Undoubted potential for specialist catering operators.

Long Lease - Punch Taverns partially tied renewable lease with approximately 16 years remaining.

This versatile and well established business is situated in the historic town of Farnborough, Hampshire and can be easily reached from junction 4a of the M3 motorway with easy access to the M3, A3, M25, M23, M40 and M1 making this highly desirable location an extremely popular commuter area for the major motorways and the major international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick.

This delightful community inn is located close to Aldershot and Farnham, making this popular inn ideally situated to draw trade from Farnborough itself and also the nearby surrounding towns and villages and has an excellent level of repeat trade and is also well serviced by local schools, shops and amenities. A compelling trade opportunity.

This substantial and attractive 19th century inn occupies an excellent trading position in this bustling town.

Two main entrances at the front leading into the Public Bar.

Public Bar (circa 60+) being horse-shaped is a good sized room and exudes an inviting and traditional ambience having a feature central return bar servery with a solid polished oak counter and a matching back fitting with shelving and refrigerated bottle coolers (not tested), which is complemented by a good range of solid polished tables, upholstered chairs, upholstered bar stools, upholstered bar chairs and comfortable leather sofas.
There is also a pool table with lighting over, a darts throw and a digital jukebox. Access to the decked Terrace.

Catering facilities include an equipped commercial Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and preparation surfaces (appliances not tested). There is also a wash-up room.

Lower Ground Floor Cellar with dray drop, pumps, python, cooler and bottle store.

Ladies and Gents W.C.'s.

Situated on the 1st floor, being of a good size and briefly comprises: 3 bedrooms - all with en-suite facilities, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. There is also a laundry room/bedroom.

Situated on the 1st floor; being self-contained and briefly comprises: 1 bedroom and a shower room.

There is a good sized lawned Beer Garden (circa 100) with timber picnic benches. There is also a paved patio area leading up to the covered decked terrace with tables and chairs.
Patron's car parking facilities for circa 20 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:
Sunday - Thursday - 10.00am - Midnight
Friday & Saturday - 11.00am - 01.00am

The current opening hours are as follows:
Monday - Thursday - 11.00am - Midnight
Friday & Saturday - 11.00am - 01.00am
Sunday - Midday - 10.30pm

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 16 years remaining of the Punch Taverns full repairing and insuring, renewable agreement.
We are advised that the inn is partially tied to draught beers, bottled beers, ciders and soft drinks.
We are informed that the rent is currently £29,400 per annum.
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 all mains services (no services seen or tested).
Business rates payable are advised as currently being circa £10,300 per annum.

Our vendor client operates this excellent business on a full time basis with the assistance of 1 full time and 6 part time members of staff.

The trade is currently derived from circa 80% wet, 15% accommodation and 5% food sales.

Whilst emulating the current business model there is still immense potential for a new hands-on owner operator partnership to take this business to the next level by exploiting the obvious food potential and also focussing on a strategic marketing campaign to promote the business for private parties and wakes etc, for which there is huge demand for within the locale.

This is an extremely rare and outstanding opportunity for those seeking a lifestyle change or even an alternative career from the fast pace of London or even as an additional income stream whilst commuting.

Advised turnover for Y/E March 2016 circa £444,000 (incl. VAT).
This impressive community inn is a well-established and successful business and in our opinion with the above areas of potential we would quite easily expect a fully focussed and fully committed operator to achieve a turnover well in excess of £500,000 (incl. VAT).

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

This business was viewed by Martin McConnell who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07970 213549.

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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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Farnborough (0.3 mi)
  • Farnborough North (0.9 mi)
  • Frimley (1.5 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

  • Farnborough (0.3 mi)
  • Farnborough North (0.9 mi)
  • Frimley (1.5 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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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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