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Hilton Smythe is delighted to introduce to the market this quintessential English country public house and restaurant which was established in the 17th century and has been under the loving care of our client since 1994, with the business genuinely coming to the market due to our client's wishes to retire.
This charming business offers a complementary blend of traditional furnishings, relaxed atmosphere with high quality cuisine. The business has an enviable reputation for its real ales, fine wines and outstanding restaurant. The restaurant offers an extensive menu of freshly cooked dishes, using locally sourced produce and is of the highest quality.
The business is extremely popular and is very well supported by the local community, with 3 pool teams, 2 darts teams and 3 dominoes teams playing regularly. The business also hosts regular quiz night's drawing much repeat trade from locals, and with the restaurants excellent reputation attracting residents from surrounding villages, the business reports a fantastic turnover.
Additionally, there is a 3 bedroom owner's accommodation recently refurbished to exacting standards.
Naturally, early viewing of this rare opportunity to purchase a highly profitable business with first class accommodation in this desirable location is highly recommend.
The business is located on the borders of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire.
Detached 17th century black and white premise briefly comprising:-
Lounge area with seating to perimeter walls to suit trade, exposed beams, carpeted, wooden bar server, 8 dispense points, ecr and feature fireplace with gas fire.
Bar area with carpeted flooring, seating to perimeter walls, bar server with 11 dispense points, 2 double chillers, ecr, glass washer, optics and feature fireplace with gas fire.
Games room with pool table, dart board, carpeted flooring and exposed beams.
Ladies and Gentlemen's toilets.
Restaurant with quality wooden table and chairs for 36 covers, carpeted, exposed beams and coffee machine.
Commercial grade kitchen with double fryer, griddle, 6 burner range, 2 microwaves, hot cupboard, oven, grill, stainless steel extraction unit, ample stainless steel work surfaces, fryer and 4 pot Bain Marie.
Pot wash area with fridge/freezers, 2 stainless steel sinks and dishwasher.
Store room with walk in chiller, double chiller and freezers.
On the first floor is the owner's accommodation, recently refurbished to exacting standards including 2 double bedrooms with en suite, shower toilet and wash basin. Bathroom with bath, wash basin and spa shower. Third double bedroom, open plan lounge and kitchen with fitted units.
This well presented property benefits from 4 solar panels on the roof, a 4 camera cctv system, large car park to the rear and two sheds for storage.
We are advised our client is currently looking into extending the property with the addition of a conservatory to expand the restaurant.
We are advised freehold.
The business opens:-
Monday - Sunday 12 noon - 11.00pm.
The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 3 full time and 5 part time members of staff.
The business reports a weekly turnover of around £6000, with gross profit at 61%.
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