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UNOPPOSED IMPRESSIVE WELL KEPT 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH PUB OF IMMENSE CHARACTER AND APPEAL LOCATED WITHIN THE HEART OF THE LINCOLNSHIRE FENLANDS.
CARRY ON THE GREAT TRADITION OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL ENGLISH VILLAGE PUB OFFERED AT £325,000 FREEHOLD TO INC F&F, GOODWILL PLUS S.A.V.
Strong sales foundation of £145,953 inc vat – 90% Wet with untapped food potential – £38,290 RNP
Traditional Snug (16+) Beamed through Lounge (34+) Separate games room or function/meeting room(20)
High Street locale within popular “Domesday” village with 2,500 residents
Car park and smokers solution
Easy to run well suited to 1st time buyer
Flexible 3 bed spacious owners accommodation
The property was constructed in the 18th Century of brick under pitched roofs holding a corner position of the villages High Street. The internals of this fine pub are classically presented with low beamed ceilings, square timber panelled walls, stone fireplaces, large bowed windows and a quality fitted carpet throughout. The Cosy Snug (16+) is furnished with loose chairs and fixed seating to polished tables with wood burning stove set into the stone fireplace. CENTRAL BAR SERVERY of polished dark timber with a full range of hand pulls and bright ale pumps. LOUNGE BAR (34+) of similar character to the snug with loose and fixed furnishings set on a patterned carpet. GAMES ROOM (20+) is located to the first floor and has a pool table which when covered is ideal as a base for a buffet style function. CATERING KITCHEN to the ground floor is extremely well kept, fully equipped and “ready to go”. LADIES & GENTS are of a good standard. BEER CELLAR is fully chilled to the ground floor.
A large flexible arrangement of well presented and well kept family accommodation including 3 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, kitchen diner, 2 bathrooms, and could be described as a “pub with a cottage”.
To the rear of the property there are car parking spaces, patio and smokers solution.
We are advised that the business currently closes all day Monday then 12noon till 2.30pm & 5pm till 11pm Tuesdays with 12noon till 11pm the rest of the week with 10.30pm closure Sunday. The Premises License allows openings of 9am till 12.30am the following day all week. A personal license will be required and our training associates can assist with this for you along with other licensed retail training inc BII courses.
We are instructed by our clients to offer the property and business as totally freehold.
We are advised that the business benefits from connected mains of electric, sewage, water with gas to the cottage area and cooking by LPG.
Our Freeholder clients have owned the business for circa 4 years with sales recorded to Nov 09 at £145,953 inc vat 90% Wet. Reconstructed net Profits (after adding back personal expenses and finance) show £38,290 for the year. There is potential to grow sales for the business in particular food related income to take up to and above £200,000 p.a. Making this a most attractive proposition for a discerning buyer looking for not only a good profitable business but an agreeable lifestyle and comfortable private accommodation.
WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND AN EARLY VIEWING OF THIS BUSINESS & FAMILY HOME – WE ADVISE TO CONSIDER THIS PUB AS A MATTER OF PRIORITY – VERY FEW FREEHOUSES COME TO MARKET OF THIS POTENTIAL AT THIS PRICE
The “Fenlands” village of Gosberton is large settlement within South Holland, Lincolnshire, positioned within lovely open countryside with quaint houses and cottages on the A152 at its crossroads with the B1397 and has a population of circa 2,500 being first mentioned in the Domesday Book. It has a renowned Norman Church which dominates the landscape boasting an effigy of a 14th Century Knight. Lying inland from The Wash it is close to many tourist “hot spots” including Spalding (5 miles) which comes ablaze with colour when the tulips and daffs come into bloom. Holbeach (8 miles) a small popular market town with a cluster of cobbled streets. Boston (9 miles) of Pilgrim Father fame in 1607. Revesly (18 miles) a pretty woodland village. Belton (19 miles) with the magnificent Belton Hall, then Crowland Abbey of 716 with King Ethelbard, Tattershall Castle with its strong French influence. All providing a magnet for tourists and visitors to rural Old England at its best.