Ref: 8313 Leasehold
Characterful Village Inn & Restaurant for sale with lovely gardens located within the affluent Shropshire Village of Claverley offering excellent turnover and reputation
• Beautifully positioned within the heart of Claverley, a sought after village in South Shropshire.
• Characterful Restaurant (circa 40) with open fireplace, carpets, bar servery and beams.
• Cosy Lounge Bar (circa 20) & Public Bar (circa 12) with wood floors, beams and log burner fireplace.
• Barn Conversion Function Room (circa 50).
• Stunning Lawned Beer Garden with Boules Pitch (circa 80).
• Large Car Park for 40 cars.
• 3 Bedroom Living Accommodation.
• Commercial Catering Kitchen with Walk In Fridge.
• Advised turnover circa £433,743 (inc vat) year end 09/18 with a trade split of 65% wet and 35% dry.
• Star Pubs & Bars Renewable Lease.
A delightful and attractive whitewashed Village Inn & Restaurant
This delightful and attractive Village Inn is located on Aston Lane, Claverley, Shropshire.
Claverley is a lovely village and civil parish on south-east Shropshire, the parish also includes Beobridge, Hopstone, Upper Aston, Ludstone and Heathton.
The village sits east of the market town of Bridgnorth and close to the Staffordshire border.
According to the 2011 census the village has a population of 1620.
The village boasts an excellent Primary School along with a doctors surgery.
This thriving village is home to various clubs and associations including a tennis club, cricket club, football club, bowling club, boule team, history society and a church.
This lovely Village Inn & Restaurant is a property of painted brick construction, under a pitched tiled roof, occupying a prominent position within the heart of Claverley, Shropshire.
The Lounge Bar (circa 20) is a cosy room offering a log burning fireplace, solid wood flooring, bar servery and beamed ceilings.
The Public Bar (circa 12) benefits from wood flooring, feature fireplace and a darts throw.
The Restaurant (circa 40) is a characterful room with an open fireplace, carpeted flooring, bar servery and beams offering an intimate dining area.
The Function Room/Meeting Room (circa 50) is located in the courtyard within a converted barn and is ideal for parties, functions, meetings 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 and storage areas along with a Walk In Fridge.
The Ground Floor Cellar benefits from coolers, python system and storage along with a lockable bottle store.
The Owners Accommodation is located on the 1st Floor and consists of Two Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom, Lounge, Fully Fitted Kitchen-Diner and a Bathroom.
To the rear of the property is a Beautiful Lawned Beer Garden for 80 customers along with a well used Boules Pitch. There is also a Courtyard Seating Area for 25.
To the side of the business is a large Car Park for 40 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:
Sun – Thursday 11am – 11pm
Fri – Sat 11am - Midnight
Current opening hours are:
Mon – Thursday Midday – 3pm
Fri – Sun Midday – 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 being offered for sale as a Star Pubs lease assignment with approximately 2 years remaining of the full repairing, insuring and renewable agreement. We are advised that the business is free of tie for wines, spirits, minerals and two guest ales. We are informed that the rent is currently £38,000 with a rent review due 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 & Tenancy Act 1954.
The property offers lpg and all other mains services along with being heated with gas central heating (no services tested). Business rates payable are advised as being circa £8,000 per annum.
Our vendor clients purchased this beautiful business in 2005 and have enjoyed a lovely lifestyle as well as a profitable business for many years.
New owners will benefit from an established business with an excellent reputation as well as being part of the village community. Our vendors do not serve food on Sunday evenings or all day Monday offering further scope.
We are advised turnover for y/e 09/18 is circa £433,743 with a trade split of 35% food and 65% wet.
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: October 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.
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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