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  • Floor area 3,757 sq. ft

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Ref 8126 leasehold

Profitable Country inn & Restaurant in the popular & sought after village of Shavington, close to Crewe and the Historic town of Nantwich

Exceptional village inn situated in semi-rural South Cheshire close to Crewe and Nantwich.

Delightful Restaurant/Dining Area (circa 38 covers) with cathedral style ceiling and exposed roof rafters.

Attractive Bar/Lounge (circa 20) with open fire and beamed ceiling; Bar Area (12 + standing); Snug (16).

Good size 3 Bedroom Owners' Accommodation.

Car Park, Patio Area and Beer Garden.

Approx. Trade split is 50% wet / 50% food.

Partially tied renewable lease.
An excellent opportunity to acquire an outstanding and thriving business in A desirable location


This outstanding business is located on the edge of the South Cheshire village of Shavington in the parish of Shavington cum Gresty. Shavington is featured in the Doomsday survey as Santune.
The village is expanding with around 1000 new homes being built on different developments across the village, 40 of which being built on a plot to the rear of this public house. This highly regarded South Cheshire village offers all the requisites of village life with a Post Office, shop, leisure centre, well regarded primary school and nearby Shavington Academy. It is also home to the Playworld play centre.
It is ideally placed for commuting with the nearby A500 trunk road giving access to the national motorway network and the mainline railway station at Crewe offering direct links to London and to major towns and cities throughout the UK.
The village is close to Bridgemere Garden World which attracts circa 1.8 million visitors each year and is one of Europe’s largest garden centres. Other nearby attractions include Hack Green Nuclear Bunker, Dorfold Hall, Reaseheath Zoo, Beeston Castle, Cholmondeley Castle Gardens and Oulton Park Race Circuit.
The village is within easy reach of Nantwich with its black and white Tudor houses in quaint streets, Crewe, Wybunbury Willaston, Wistaston, Audlum, Stoke-on-Trent and the roman city of Chester.
The property

This substantial restaurant/inn is full of character and charm, and occupies a prominent main road position leading into the village. The property is immaculate throughout, fully carpeted and furnished to a high standard.
The Restaurant/Dining Area (circa 38) is a large delightful sunny room that has a Cathedral style ceiling, with exposed roof rafters, giving a warm and relaxing atmosphere. This room is carpeted with polished wood tables and high back chairs.
The Bar Area (circa 12 + standing) is furnished with tub chairs and wooden tables, and includes the central bar servery of wooden construction, with tiled floor surround.
This leads through to the Bar/Lounge Area (circa 20 covers) which features a lovely open fireplace, fixed upholstered perimeter seating, with wooden dining tables and chairs.
Adjacent to this, is the Snug (circa 16), a comfy relaxing area featuring sofas, tub chairs, wood tables and a flatscreen TV.
Gents, Ladies and Disabled W.C.s.
There is a fully equipped Commercial Kitchen (appliances not tested).

Owner's accommodation
The owner's accommodation is situated on the 1st floor and briefly comprises: 3 double bedrooms (1 currently used as office/store), large lounge, fitted kitchen and bathroom.

To the rear of the building is a Patio Area with bistro style tables/chairs and picnic benches for circa 40, and a small children’s play area.
The external space has been fully refurbished to create a new large front Beer Garden (circa 60 covers), new garage/store and new Car Park to the rear (circa 48 spaces).
Trading & licensing

We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the Premises Licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:
Mon- Wed 10am to 11pm
Thurs-Sat 10am to midnight
Sunday Noon to 11pm

Current opening hours are:
Mon - Thurs 11.30am to 11pm
Friday 11.30am to 11.30pm
Saturday 11.30am to 11pm
Sunday 12noon to 10.30pm

nb. Important. Prospective purchasers wishing to continue to operate the public house should ensure that they gain the aplh Qualification in readiness for their intended operation of the Public House.
General remarks

The business is offered for sale as a lease assignment of Star Pubs and Bars full repairing and insuring, renewable agreement. We are advised that the inn is free of tie for wines, spirits and soft drinks (and food). We are informed that the rent is currently circa £40,500 per annum with a new 15 year lease from May 2020 at a rent of £46,000 per annum. We are advised that at the end of the term, the Lease (not seen by Guy Simmonds) should be renewable with no further premium - subject to the provision of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.
We are advised that the inn benefits from mains services (no services seen or tested). Business rates payable are advised as currently being circa £9,410 per annum.
The business

The current owners (mother and son) purchased the business 14 years ago and have established a solid trading foundation offering quality homemade food alongside Cask Marque Accredited Real Ales, and a great selection of Wines, Spirits and Soft Drinks. The establishment has also received the ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from Trip Advisor. Our vendor clients are reluctantly selling due to retirement/other business plans overseas.
This charming inn is a successful and extremely profitable business, yet still offers scope to increase upon the sales by exploiting the new external drinking areas and the new houses being built within the village. The business attracts a mixture of loyal local clientele and destination diners, and offers weekly quiz nights and a monthly jazz night.
Trade split 50% wet and 50% food.

Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

This business was viewed by Helen Russell who would be delighted to discuss further details.

Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds.

Details Prepared: July 2018

ote: Size quoted is usually the Total Useful Floor Area taken from the EPC and is for guidance purposes only and no responsibility is assumed by Guy Simmonds for the accuracy.
If size stated =1m2, this is because no measurements are available at this time.

Viewing: All appointments must be made through Guy Simmonds. Please note that these Sales Particulars are issued on the strict basis that all negotiations, viewings and contacts in connection with this business are conducted through Guy Simmonds who are appointed by the vendor to act under a Sole Selling Rights agreement with total confidentiality. Any breach of these terms may make you liable in law to litigation and damages. Under no circumstances must you approach the owner direct without a formal appointment or disclose to other customers and staff that the Premises are for sale.

Finance for purchasing A licensed property: We are in constant touch with a leading finance broker who specialises in arranging Business Finance for Licensed Properties. Whether you are purchasing a Licensed Property through ourselves, or another agent, we will be pleased to contact on your behalf our specialist who can arrange the necessary Finance Package for you at preferential rates. Please telephone for free and no obligation advice with regards to financing a Business.

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(I) These particulars are a general outline for the guidance of intending purchasers (or lessees) and do not constitute an offer or contract, nor any part of an offer or contract.
(II) All descriptions, dimensions, distances, maps/plans, references to condition, trading figures and other items in these particulars are given as a guide and no responsibility is assumed by Guy Simmonds for the accuracy of individual items. Intending purchasers (or lessees) should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact and should satisfy themselves as to the correctness of each item by making independent enquiries.
(III) Intending purchasers (or lessees) should make their own independent enquiries regarding the use of the property, necessary permissions for use and occupations, potential uses and any other matters affecting the property prior to purchase.
(IV) Guy Simmonds do not make or give whether in these particulars, during negotiations or otherwise, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. No responsibility is taken by Guy Simmonds for any error, omission or mis-statement in these particulars. Guy Simmonds do not warrant the accuracy of any accountancy information supplied and purchasers are advised to take independent advice in order to satisfy themselves.
(V) Guy Simmonds are unable to give any warranty as to the working order of any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services associated with the premises and therefore, cannot verify they are in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to obtain specialist reports prior to exchange of contracts in order to satisfy themselves.
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(IX) All prices quoted are excluding stock at valuation.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Crewe 2.5 miles
  • Nantwich 2.5 miles
  • Shavington Academy 0.7 miles
  • Shavington Primary School 0.8 miles

Local map of the area

Map and Street View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Crewe 2.5 miles
  • Nantwich 2.5 miles
  • Shavington Academy 0.7 miles
  • Shavington Primary School 0.8 miles
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