3 bedroom pub for sale



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Tenure: Leasehold, 18 years remaining



Located in the heart of Lambourn, a village famous for its Horse Racing connections.
Lounge Bar/Dining Area (circa 40) with carpeted flooring, bar servery, wood panelling and TV's.
Public Bar (circa 40) offering tiled floors, bar servery, pool table and darts throw.
A 'racing community' public house attracting racing staff, jockeys, trainers and owners.
Three Bedroom Living Accommodation.
Advised turnover circa £336,000 (incl. VAT) for year ending 05/18 on 100% wet trade offering scope to introduce food.
Beer only partially tied renewable lease with 18 years remaining and a rent of only £25,500 per annum.


This traditional Inn is centrally located in Lambourn.
Lambourn is a large village in West Berkshire. It lies just off the M4 motorway between Swindon and Newbury and borders Wiltshire to the west and Oxfordshire to the north.
The village is world renowned for its Horse Racing connections and is home to many top trainers and jockeys along with a centre for injured jockeys, an equine hospital and the famous Lambourn Gallops.
The Lambourn Downs, part of the Berkshire Downs, are part of the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The population of this large village is approx. 5,000. This bustling village is based around Horse Racing but also benefits from a Primary School, a range of shops, various sports teams and clubs and a leisure centre.

This traditional Inn is of brick construction, under a pitched, tiled roof, occupying a central position within this sought after and famous Berkshire village.

The Lounge Bar/Dining Area (circa 40) is a traditional room benefitting from carpeted flooring, bar servery area, beamed ceilings, wood panelling and two TVs.

The Public Bar (circa 40) is a popular room with tiled flooring, pool table, darts throw, wood panelling and a modern feel.

This successful business is home to 2 Pool Teams and is the hub for the 'racing community'.

Ladies and Gents W.C.'s.

There is a Commercial Catering Kitchen with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces.

The Ground Floor Cellar offers a python and cooler system.

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

To the rear of the building is a delightful Patio Terrace Area offering seating for approx. 30 customers along with a Smoking Shelter and Children's Area.
There is a Car Park for 12 cars.
Also to the rear is a detached building ideal for conversion into 2/3 letting bedrooms.

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:

Sun - Thursday 10am - Midnight
Fri - Sat 10am - 1am

Current opening hours are:

7 Days per week 10am - 11pm

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 18 years remaining of the Greene King full repairing and insuring, renewable agreement. We are advised that the inn is free of tie for wines, sprits, soft drinks and all ciders. We are informed that the rent is currently £25,500 per annum to be reviewed in 2021. 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) and is heated by gas central heating. Business rates payable are advised as currently being circa £14,000 per annum.

The current owners purchased the business 19 years ago and are looking to retire after enjoying their time in this lovely village.
This already busy business offers huge scope to introduce catering options along with possibilities to create letting bedrooms.
This offers a huge opportunity for new operators to introduce food that will inevitably increase turnover and profits.
Advised turnover for year ending 03/05/18 is circa £336,000 (inc VAT) on a 100% wet trade basis.

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.

Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds.

Details Prepared: Sept 2018

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Nearest station

  • Hungerford (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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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 station

  • Hungerford (6.6 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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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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