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Stunning Free Of Tie Village Inn With Rooms In Holton For Lease

Holton, Somerset, UK
Asking Price:
£25,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
Turnover:
£200K - £500K
Net Profit:
Available on request

The property
The Old Inn is an impressive award winning 400 year old former coaching inn, which was completely refurbished in 2009, enhancing and improving the original building. Presented to an exceptionally high standard throughout, the owners have created a fabulous L-shaped building which was extended to create a new oak framed barn housing the restaurant and commercial kitchens with a glazed frontage to the car park and outside seating areas. The premises were completely rewired and re-plumbed throughout and all fixtures, fittings and trade inventory are of the very highest quality. Much of the original charm and character was retained and enhanced within this superior trading environment and this high quality destination village public house and restaurant briefly comprises:- Character Main Bar (30 plus), Snug Bar (10), Restaurant (40), fully fitted Commercial Catering Kitchen with backup facilities and a Walk-In Fridge, spacious Owner's Accommodation with 2 Double Bedrooms, Sitting Room, fully fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room and a Shower Room. Externally, the property benefits from 3 recently installed, high quality Bedroom Pods, Car Parking for around 20 vehicles and Al Fresco and Covered Seating Areas for 70 plus customers. The Old Inn is an extremely well regarded, high quality, multifaceted business and is undoubtedly a very special place to live and work. A viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate all that this quintessential Somerset destination country village inn and restaurant with rooms has to offer.

Situation
the old inn is situated in the picturesque somerset village of holton, just off the a303 and approximately 2 miles south west of wincanton. The old inn's attractive location and close proximity to the a303, make it an excellent location to obtain trade from the surrounding villages and towns as well as from passing trade from this main arterial route. The surrounding area has many attractions including the stourhead national trust, sherborne castle, cadbury castle and haynes motor museum and wincanton racecourse. In addition, the regional centre of yeovil is around 14 miles away and the cities of bath and exeter are both approximately an hour's drive from the old inn.

Internal details
Entrance door to front into Main Bar an attractive character room with flagstone slate flooring, painted exposed ceiling beams, wall mounted menu boards, part exposed stone walls, part wood panelled walls, feature Inglenook stone fireplace with inset Living Flame gas stove, range of quality free standing wooden tables, chairs, low stools and leather upholstered perimeter seating comfortably for 30 customers plus standing room. Timber panel fronted and black granite topped Bar Servery fitted with associated back bar fittings, Altro flooring, glasswasher, coffee machine, double glass fronted bottle fridge, EPOS touch screen cash register with computer link to kitchen, single glass fronted bottle fridge and sink unit. Snug Bar a continuation in theme and style, again finished to a high standard with flagstone flooring, part wood panelled and part exposed stone walls, range of quality free standing wooden tables chairs and comfy armchairs for 10 customers. Temperature controlled Beer Cellar. Wine & Bottle Store. Commercial Kitchen theatre style with Altro flooring and fully tiled walls, fully equipped to an exceptionally high standard with a comprehensive range of commercial catering equipment to include:- 6-burner gas range, twin floor standing deep fat fryer, chargrill, eye level grill, upright commercial fridge, extractor system with stainless steel canopy over and gas interlock system, upright freezer, hand basin, stainless steel wall shelving, commercial microwave oven, 2 under counter double door fridge units, stainless steel sink unit, warming cabinet and substantial heated serving area. Wash Up with Altro flooring, fully lined walls, stainless steel sink unit, washing machine, commercial dishwasher, chest freezer. Walk In Fridge. Ladies, Gents & Disabled WCs. Main Restaurant an attractive feature room with stunning oak beamed vaulted ceiling, carpeted flooring, free standing wooden tables and chairs comfortably seating 40 customers.

Owner's accommodation
SituaTed on the first floor is the spacious owner's accommodation which briefly comprises:- sitting room with aspect to the front, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a range of modern kitchen units and complementary work surfaces incorporating a built in hob; 2 double bedrooms and a shower room with large walk-in shower.

Letting accommodation
The business benefits from 3 Self Contained Bespoke Bedroom Pods, situated to the rear of the property. The high-quality, purpose-built letting units, were installed in March 2021 and are fitted to an exceptionally high standard with each one offering; kingsize double beds, remote control colour televisions, hospitality trays, fridge, en-suite shower rooms and a decked private outside seating area.

Externally
to the front and side of the property is a substantial tarmac and gravel customer car park area with spaces for upto 20 vehicles. To the front of the pub is al fresco seating as well as a recently installed covered seating area for approximately 70 customers. There is also an outside pizza servery area with a wood fired pizza oven. Bin store area.

The business
The Old Inn has undergone substantial redevelopment and refurbishment over recent years, resulting in an exceptional destination village public house and restaurant, being finished to an extremely high standard throughout. Having been redeveloped and refurbished with almost no expense having been spared, the business provides an exceptional trading environment equipped with high quality fixtures, fittings and trade inventory. The recently added deluxe bedroom pods have proved extremely popular with guests, enhancing the business. The high standards inherent throughout the inn ensure excellent levels of regular repeat business and word of mouth recommendations. The Old Inn has won numerous awards and accolades, together with numerous excellent reviews on TripAdvisor and Google. The location of the business ensures that trade comes from a wide catchment area around this affluent part of South Somerset and also from further afield with passing trade being generated from the A303 main road. The Old Inn is well supported by the village and the wider community. The business has its own website which provides further background information and the letting rooms are listed with Booking.com. The Old Inn is undoubtedly a very special place to live and work and a formal viewing is essential to fully appreciate everything that this extremely high quality multifaceted business opportunity has to offer. New Free of Tie lease.

Trading information
full detailed trading information for this business can be made available to interested parties following a formal viewing appointment.

Services
We are advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Cooking and heating is by LPG.

Inventory
to include all trade furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, excluding any personal effects.

EPC rating
requested and to be confirmed.

Business rates
for up to date business rates and council tax information relating to this property, we refer you to the valuation office website.

Price & tenure
£25,000 plus VAT for the valuable free of tie leasehold interest as a going concern business and full trade inventory. The business is available by way of a new Free of Tie lease, the length of which is negotiable, on full repairing and insuring terms. The commencing rent is £24,000 plus VAT per annum. Detailed terms to be agreed.

Property Information

Property:

Leasehold

Leasehold Type:
New
Lease Terms:

The business is available by way of a new Free of Tie lease, the length of which is negotiable, on full repairing and insuring terms. The commencing rent is £24,000 plus VAT per annum. Detailed terms to be agreed.

Leasehold Rent:

£24,000 per annum

Living Accommodation:

Owner's accommodation
Situated on the first floor is the spacious owner's accommodation which briefly comprises:- Sitting Room with aspect to the front, fully fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of modern kitchen units and complementary work surfaces incorporating a built in hob; 2 Double Bedrooms and a Shower Room with large walk-in shower.

Letting accommodation
The business benefits from 3 Self Contained Bespoke Bedroom Pods, situated to the rear of the property. The high-quality, purpose-built letting units, were installed in March 2021 and are fitted to an exceptionally high standard with each one offering; kingsize double beds, remote control colour televisions, hospitality trays, fridge, en-suite shower rooms and a decked private outside seating area.

Location:

The Old Inn is situated in the picturesque Somerset village of Holton, just off the A303 and approximately 2 miles south west of Wincanton. The Old Inn's attractive location and close proximity to the A303, make it an excellent location to obtain trade from the surrounding villages and towns as well as from passing trade from this main arterial route. The surrounding area has many attractions including the Stourhead National Trust, Sherborne Castle, Cadbury Castle and Haynes Motor Museum and Wincanton racecourse. In addition, the regional centre of Yeovil is around 14 miles away and the cities of Bath and Exeter are both approximately an hour's drive from The Old Inn.

Energy Performance Rating:
D

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