- Freehold sale of charming destination pub and restaurant
- Picturesque location opposite St Andrew’s church
- Period property in excellent condition throughout
- Pleasant trade areas for 60+ covers complemented by well-equipped commercial trade kitchen
- Large dedicated car park and delightful trade courtyard
The De La Pole Arms is a handsome, predominantly two-storey building under a pitched pantile roof which is believed to date back to the 16th century.
The ground floor trade area boasts a number of attractive period features such as exposed beams, quarry tiles, stripped wooden floorboards and open fireplaces. The main bar area provides c. 20 covers and is served by a wooden bar servery which continues into the secondary bar/dining area. This room includes a part-vaulted ceiling, entrance porch and caters for a further c. 22 covers. To the northern side of the building there is a superb restaurant dining room which features a vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters and brickwork, catering for an additional 22 covers. This room is linked to the second bar via a room currently used for carvery service, which could provide further covers if required. Ladies, gents and disabled toilets are found to the rear. Completing the ground floor is a well-equipped commercial trade kitchen with extraction and ancillary storage area and ground floor cellar.
On the first floor there is deceptively spacious private accommodation which is presented in good order. It comprises a living room, two double bedrooms, office/store, shower room and further bedroom/loft room on the second floor.
Outside, there is a pleasant patio area with tables providing al fresco covers for c. 24. A gravelled dedicated car park has parking space for approximately 16 vehicles. To the rear of the building there is a private courtyard which includes a timber shed.
The area of the public house and car park site is 0.3 acres and the ground floor footprint (GEA) extends to 263m² (2,835ft²). Measurements are taken from digital mapping and are approximate.
We are advised that the property is Grade II Listed and falls within a Conservation Area.
The relevant local authority is Mid Suffolk District Council https://www.midsuffolk.gov.uk/
Fixtures & Fittings
All trade fixtures & fittings are included in the sale, save for a few personal items which will be pointed out upon viewing. The vendor will warrant not to remove any items they own. Stock will be bought in addition, at valuation, on completion.
Trading Figures & Turnover
The business has shown significant growth during our client’s time in occupation. Detailed trading information can be provided to genuinely interested parties.
Rates & Charges
The business is eligible for 100% rate relief.
Council Tax: £1,163 per annum (Band A)
Wingfield is a small village in Suffolk, located around 7 miles east of Diss.
The pub holds a prominent, unopposed position on a sizeable site opposite St Andrew’s Church, at the heart of the village.