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John Peacock (Feb 2017)
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Business Description


  • Closed Public House set on large footprint within affluent locale surrounded by Honey Pots of Georgian Marlborough, High Tec Swindon & Historic Royal Wootton Bassett

  • 2 Bars, Public bar, Lounge Bar & Function room (all F&F exempt)

  • Good condition property with strong historic connections

  • Attractive raised garden & tarmac car park (22)

  • Spacious Owners 3 bedroomed accommodation

  • ACV with no qualifying community interest – Totally Freehold


The property is positioned to the centre of the village, just minutes from J16 M4 with the A3102 & A4361 running to each side for the village of Clyffe Pypard sitting on Wood Street. The village is a quintessential ENGLISH VILLAGE with pretty thatched cottages and substantial family homes with an average value on Wood Street of £510,000 making this a “Hot Spot” for commuters’ traveling in & out of The Capital City by car by way of the M4 or Railway from Swindon into London Paddington (approx. 1 hour) The village is a favoured locale for families with adults working in The City and their families enjoying the rural VILLAGE lifestyle that it offers supported by World Famous Public Schools & excellent local authority schools. MARLBOROUGH is an Archetypical English market town with a population of circa 9,000 and renowned for its Public School & Colleges also a place for “ladies who lunch & shop” with 200 shops on its High Street. The Historic Market Town of ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT has a population within its parish of 12,000 and retains much of its architectural Heritage. Its weekly market charter was granted by King Henry 111. Even 4 bedroomed bungalows with 1-acre change hands for circa £675,000. The large Town Off SWINDON has a population of 190,000 & within 20 minutes circa 300,000. The town is a hive of High Tech industry including the Centre for HONDA & VICARS-ARMSTRONG SUPERMARINE Aircraft construction


Our client’s family currently reside within the private accommodation however the business has ceased trading as a public house. The property is a substantial detached construction on the ground & first floors with a painted elevation under a pitched slate roof. The trade areas comprise of PUBLIC BAR with servery, LOUNGE BAR split level with a dining area, bow window & bar servery, FUNCTION ROOM divided into 4 with potential to be opened as one room, Dual Catering Kitchen, Excellent Beer Cellar, Ladies & Gents facilities.


A spacious family home, comprising off 3 Double Bedrooms including one en-suite, Private Lounge & Family Bathroom with secure access from the main trading areas.


The property sits on a footprint of 0.436 acres with an attractive raised trade garden & tarmac car park (22)


We are advised that the business has a surrendered its premises licence therefore if the intended use would be for a licenced business a new premise license would need to be applied for.


The property is being offered freehold and is not listed however it does lie within the Clyffe Pypard Conservation Area. It does have an ACV (asset of community value nomination) however Wiltshire Council have no requests from qualifying community interest groups that they wish to be treated as a potential bidder therefore the owners are free to dispose of the asset until 24th September 2017.


We are advised that the business benefits from connected mains of electric, water, sewage by septic tank. LPG Cooking & Oil Central Heating. Business Rates are advised as circa £900 payable.


Once a thriving well know pub with a strong RAF influence & patronage the business has been closed by choice. It could be re-established once again as a strategic catering inn or alternatively, subject to consents developed into high value residential homes, Retail or commercial use/ hostel.

To secure this business a deposit of £5,000 will give you exclusivity on this business giving you a lock-out agreement with no further viewings or marketing taking place.

Our panel of financial experts are here to help; call for referrals: 01530 414140.

The Property was viewed by Graham Allman who will be delighted to discuss the opportunity with you 7 days a week on 07765 251 208.

Viewings appointments can be made via one of GA-SELECT Business Managers on 01530 41 41 40 who can also refer you to experienced solicitors, accountants, and other trade experts.


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