• Freehold available with the benefit of vacant possession
• Town centre location next to main retail pitch
• Large, open-plan trade area with central bar servery
• 3-bedroom private accommodation on first floor
• High ceilings throughout
• EPC rating: C (73)
The Horsefair Tavern is a characterful, Grade II Listed building which was built in c. 1860. It is constructed of rusticated stone at ground floor and brick on the second floor, under a slate roof. It has a number of period features such as high ceilings, moulded stone cornice and sash windows.
A projecting closed porch at the front opens into the open-plan trade space, which has a central, L-shaped wooden bar servery, games area to the front and a space to the rear with vaulted ceiling and roof lantern. Male, female and accessible WCs are located to the rear. There is a small trade kitchen (no extraction) to the side of the bar and a small wash area behind it. A rear corridor leads to an office/store, a side entrance and access to the basement cellar.
On the first floor there is private accommodation comprising 3 bedrooms, a living room, domestic kitchen, study/store, 2-pc bathroom and WC.
The area of the site 221m² and the ground floor area (GEA) of the public house extends to 198m² (2,131ft²). Measurements are taken from digital mapping and are approximate.
We are advised the premises is Grade II Listed and falls within a Conservation Area. The relevant Local Authority is Fenland District Council https://www.fenland.gov.uk/home
Fixtures & Fittings
No fixtures and fittings will be warranted with this sale and an inventory cannot be provided. The property is being 'sold as seen' and any items left on the day of completion will be inherited by the purchaser excluding any third-party items such as beer raising equipment.
The business is closed. Our client does not have access to historic trading information.
Rates & Charges
We understand the business is eligible for 100% rate relief (based on a Rateable Value of £6,100)
Council Tax: £1,275 (Band A)
The Fenland market town of Wisbech has a population of c. 31,573 (2011). It is located to the far north-east of Cambridgeshire, bordering Norfolk and 5 miles south of Lincolnshire.
The Horsefair Tavern occupies a prominent position on the pedestrianised section of the High Street, close to the Horsefair Shopping Centre.