2 bedroom pub for sale



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Tenure: Freehold



Lovely position close to the Canal and surrounded by private housing within 2 mins walk of the town.

Pleasant Lounge Bar (circa 30) with open fire, wood floors and beams & Intimate Restaurant (circa 30).

Permanent Function Marquee (circa 40) with bar servery and garden views.

Stunning External Trading Areas with three fully functioning bars, stage area, children's play area and games room offering total seating for over 150.

Two Bedroom Living Accommodation.

Car Park for 20 cars.

Advised turnover circa £327,600 (inc VAT) year end 12/17, based on a trade split of 65% wet and 35% food.

Lease available with the 'option to purchase'.


This thriving and highly profitable Freehold Inn has consistently traded very well and has an all year round trade that peaks in the summer months due to the substantial and unique external trading areas.
The business is located on Vines Lane, a stone's throw from the Canal and only a 2 minute walk into the town centre. The lovely Spa town of Droitwich is located in north Worcestershire and is approx. 22 miles south of Birmingham offering easy access via the M5 motorway.
The town sits on the River Salwarpe and the very popular Worcester & Birmingham Canal runs straight through the town and is only 100 yards from this successful business.
According to the 2011 census, the town has a population of approx. 25,000.

The property is built of brick construction under various pitched tiled roofs and benefits from a prominent position within Droitwich, Worcestershire.

The Lounge Bar (circa 30) is a lovely traditional room that benefits from an open fireplace, bar servery, solid wood flooring and beamed ceilings. This room greets the customers and is a lovely inviting room.

The Restaurant (circa 30) is an intimate room presented to a high standard and offers carpeted flooring, bar servery area and beamed ceilings along with quality furnishings.

The Function Marquee (circa 40) is a permanent marquee that is a fully heated and lit venue within the grounds. The room offers a bar servery area, carpeted flooring and is fully furnished. This room is used on a regular basis for functions, meeting, parties etc.

Ladies & Gents W.C's.

There is a Commercial Catering Kitchen with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces with a separate wash up area. Also, there is a further external kitchen area that serves the Garden areas.

The Lower Ground Floor Cellar has a python system, beer drop and coolers.

Located on the 1st Floor and briefly comprising: Two Double Bedrooms, Lounge, Bathroom and Kitchenette.
The freeholders own a 3 Bed Cottage close by that would be available on separate negotiation.

This thriving business benefits from some excellent external trading areas that offers seating in excess of 150 customers.
There is a Patio Terrace Area with Bar Servery to the rear of the building.
Also, there is a large lawned Beer Garden with Children's Play Area and Stage along with a newly created American Style Bar. Finally, there is Garden Games Room with pool table etc.
To the side of the building is a Car Park for 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:

7 days per week 11am - 1.30am

Current opening hours are:

Sun - Thursday 11am - Midnight
Fri - Sat 11am - 1am

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 property and business is being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds). The property offers all mains services along with being heated with gas central heating (no services tested). Business rates payable are advised as being circa £11,000 per annum.

A lease with the 'option to purchase' may be available to the right applicant.

The current owners purchased the business in 2011 and have made significant improvements to the property over the last few years. The property is presented to a very high standard throughout and offers a sound and consistent business that continues to grow. Our vendors are looking to retire offering a fantastic opportunity to new owners.

We are advised that accounts declare takings of circa £327,600 (inc VAT) in the year to end 12/17 with a trade split of 65% wet and 35% food.

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

The property was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details.

Viewing appointments must be made via Guy Simmonds.

Details Prepared: May 2018

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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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Droitwich Spa (0.5 mi)
  • Hartlebury (5.4 mi)
  • Bromsgrove (5.6 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

  • Droitwich Spa (0.5 mi)
  • Hartlebury (5.4 mi)
  • Bromsgrove (5.6 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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