Ref: 8180 leasehold
delightful stone built oxfordshire ‘free of tie’ village inn with 6 letting bedrooms for sale situated in the affluent village of cropredy, nr banbury and home to the ‘fairpoint convention’ music festival
Idyllic Oxfordshire village location close to the canal and marina along with the market town of Banbury.
Two lovely and characterful trading areas with a Restaurant (circa 40) and Lounge Bar (circa 40).
6 Lucrative En-Suite Letting Bedrooms.
Huge Beer Gardens that host the Fairpoint Convention Fringe Festival attracting over 8,000 customers over a week period.
5 Bedroom Living Accommodation.
Car Park and Commercial Kitchen.
Advised turnover circa £505,200 (incl. VAT) for year ending 03/18 with a trade split of 16% accommodation, 29% food & 55% wet.
‘Free of Tie’ Lease Agreement.
Renowned ‘free of tie’ oxfordshire village inn
This delightful and well presented ‘free of tie’ North Oxfordshire Village Inn with Letting Bedrooms has an enviable location in the heart of the affluent village of Cropredy.
This quintessential village lies in the Cherwell Valley some 3 miles north of Banbury and Junction 11 of the M40 motorway.
The Oxford Canal and the River Cherwell both flow parallel through this ancient village. A new marina has been completed on the edge of the village and houses 280 boats.
The lovely village of Cropredy has approx. 400 houses and over 1500 residents which is hugely inflated in the summer months as the canal boaters stop and provide considerable business to the village.
This highly successful business along with the village is home to the hugely popular Fairport Convention Music Festival which entertains thousands of music lovers over a week long period in August. This is an annual event with this business being an integral part, supplying the large gardens, bars and stage areas.
This delightful detached Inn is of Stone Construction, under a pitched tiled roof, occupying a central village location in Cropredy, Oxfordshire.
The Lounge Bar/Dining Area (circa 40) is a lovely room with its attractive exposed stone walls, lovely open fireplace, bar servery area and wooden furnishings.
The traditional furnishings give this room a very homely feel and is regularly home to live music.
The Restaurant (circa 40) is a charming and pleasant room giving a warm and desirable feel. The restaurant benefits from exposed stone walls, wood flooring, and quality fixtures and fittings.
Ladies and Gents W.C.’s.
There is a good size Commercial Catering Kitchen with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces.
The Lower Ground Floor Cellar offers a python and cooler system.
The six Letting Bedrooms are situated in a converted Stone Barn offering their own access and comprise of 1 Family Room, 1 Triple Room and 4 Double/Twin Rooms all offering En-Suite facilities.
The owner’s accommodation is situated on the 1st and 2nd Floors and comprise of: 4 Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom, Lounge, Kitchen and 2 Bathrooms.
To the front of the building is a pleasant garden offering seating for 20 customers.
To the rear of the property is a very extensive Lawned Beer Garden stretching for approx. ½ acre and is home to the Fairport Convention Music Festival along with other outdoor events. There are external bar areas and a cellar for outside events.
To the side and rear is a Car Park.
Also, to the bottom of the garden is a Paddock with Stable.
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 – 2am
Current opening hours are:
7 days per week Midday - Midnight
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 ‘free of tie’ lease assignment with approximately 6 years remaining of the Tavern Prop Co Ltd full repairing and insuring, renewable agreement. We are advised that the inn is free of tie for all products. We are informed that the rent is currently £68,000 per annum to be reviewed in 2024. 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 £5,000 per annum.
The current owners purchased the business 4 years ago and have built a solid and thriving business that continues to grow. Due to other business commitments, our vendors are offering this successful business to market and this is a fantastic opportunity for new owner operators to reap the rewards as well enjoying a lovely lifestyle in a desirable location.
This Village Inn is an integral part of the village and new owners will benefit from considerable support from the residents.
Advised turnover for year ending 03/18 is circa £505,200 (inc VAT) with a trade split of 16% accommodation, 29% food and 55% wet.
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: Jan 2019
Note: Size quoted is usually the Total Useful Floor Area taken from the EPC and is for guidance purposes only and no responsibility is assumed by Guy Simmonds for the accuracy.
If size stated =1m2, this is because no measurements are available at this time.
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