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  • Leasehold
  • Charming country pub with excellent food trade and well presented letting accommodation
  • Weekly Turnover £7,000
  • Delightful setting amongst open countryside, enviable reputation, extensive customer base
  • Spacious 4 bed owner’s accommodation, rare opportunity, viewing highly recommended

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This is a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a charming leasehold public house, occupying a commanding trading position in the desirable rural hamlet of Heath Charnock, which lies approximately two miles south of Chorley in Lancashire.

The Bay Horse Hotel is ideally positioned nestling amongst open countryside and close to Rivington reservoir with delightful views, and is an area popular with walkers and cyclists who frequently visit the area throughout the year.

Despite occupying such a peaceful setting, there are also many quality residential dwellings within the neighbouring vicinity and Adlington town centre, with its selection of shops and local amenities close at hand. The area attracts high levels of regular local and passing trade, whilst also boasting an extensive and loyal customer base.

Having been in present ownership for the past 5 years, this well known destination pub has earned a truly enviable reputation for offering a warm welcome with a wide selection of traditional beers and cask ales, whilst also being renowned for their fresh home cooked British inspired, traditional cuisine including many tempting daily specials.

The Bay Horse Hotel serves food between midday and 2pm then from 6pm until 9pm Monday to Friday and from midday to 9pm Saturday and midday until 7pm on Sundays.

The Bay Horse Hotel enjoys excellent TripAdvisor reviews whilst also receiving regular recommendations.

The Bay Horse has a resident pool team, 4 teams frequently use the bowling green at the rear of the pub and there is a quiz night on Wednesdays and a popular open mic acoustic night on Saturdays.

The Bay Horse Hotel also has a self-contained function room located in a converted barn with its own dedicated bar. The function room is the ideal venue for parties, receptions and celebrations with seating for around 40 people.

The Bay Horse Hotel has six comfortable letting rooms with various configurations including single, double and famil

Current sales average £10,000 per week.

Trading Hours
Monday–Thursday 12:00 – 23:00
Friday & Saturday 12:00 – 01:00
Sunday 12:00 – 23:00

The business is managed by the owners with 2 full time members of staff and 6 part time members of staff.

Building External
The commanding and imposing detached period property occupies a prominent roadside position in a popular and sought-after village setting. The property boasts a wealth of charm and character, offering spacious and versatile accommodation which has been refurbished and updated to a high standard.

Building Internal
The delightful lounge bar/dining area oozes charm and character with a host of original period features, including exposed beams and stone walls, flagged flooring and a wood burning stove. There is a central timer servery, perimeter seating and traditional pub furniture, quality furnishings creating a warm and welcoming environment.

There is a cosy snug with an open fire, exposed beams and perimeter seating and a separate games room with traditional seating and housing a pool table. There are ladies and gent’s toilets.

The commercial kitchen is fitted to a very high standard with an extensive range of excellent quality, valuable modern catering equipment, which has been well maintained.

The converted function room has a spacious open plan area with a handmade timber bar and a wealth of character, including exposed stone walls and cobbled flooring. There are also two rooms located on the first floor of the building which are currently not utilised offering future potential. The six comfortable letting rooms are located on the first floor of the property with various configurations including single, double and family rooms with televisions, tea and coffee making facilities and en-suite facilities. A number of the rooms have original period features including beams, exposed timber flooring and lovely views across the open countryside.

Externally, there are unusually spacious grounds including a pleasant beer garden, which is ideal for al-fresco drinks during the warmer months, a courtyard, a bowling green, extensive meadow, allotment and two good size customer car parks. There are also four outbuildings.

Residential Accommodation
The private accommodation is spacious and comfortable extending to the first and second floors of the property. The first floor has a comfortable open living room/ fitted kitchen with exposed beams and views across the countryside, a double bedroom, bathroom and a utility area with plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Located on the second floor there is a double bedroom, two single bedrooms, a bathroom, office and storage.

We are advised that the property is held on a 3 year no charge renewable lease. The annual rent is currently under review and is expected to be in the region of £27,000 per annum exclusive (correct as advised on 09/01/19). Rent reviews are at 3 yearly intervals.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a well known and lucrative business with an excellent reputation and an exciting future. To avoid disappointment a viewing is highly recommended.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Adlington (Lancashire) 1.1 miles
  • Chorley 2.4 miles
  • Anderton Primary School 0.7 miles
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Anderton 0.7 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Adlington (Lancashire) 1.1 miles
  • Chorley 2.4 miles
  • Anderton Primary School 0.7 miles
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Anderton 0.7 miles
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