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Unique restaurant/pub opportunity
Affluent catchment area
4 miles from Lingfield Race Course
Extensive trading area
Car park and seating area
First floor accommodation
Free of tie
The Griffin is an extensive and attractive period property believed to date back to the 15th Century. Recently refurbished, the property retains a wealth of character with exposed timbers and brickwork, stripped wooden floors and log burners/fireplaces. The trading area has a very "open" feel to it, with the main bar area, separate seating areas and the restaurant providing numerous opportunities to create individual spaces. Upstairs there is self-contained living accommodation providing a kitchen/dining area, bathroom, and two good sized rooms. (Note: There is another self-contained 1 bedroom flat which is to be retained for the owners occasional use)
The ancillary areas include an extensive and commercially fitted kitchen with separate preparation area, washing-up room, cold and dry storage, beer "cellar", bottle store, manager's office and male and female cloakrooms. Externally, there is a large decked area to the front with a side garden and tarmaced private car park to the side.
The Griffin is situated in a popular and pretty semi-rural area some 4 miles south of Oxted and a similar distance north of Lingfield. Junction 6 of the M25 is less than 4 miles to the north via the A22, with Gatwick Airport within a 20 minute's drive of the property.
It is our view that, subject to investment by a new tenant, the property could become a successful food-based destination pub attracting customers from the affluent towns of Oxted, Lingfield and Godstone and their surrounding rural hinterland.
Main Public Bar: 522 sq ft (48.34 sq m)
Lower Seating Area: 189 sq ft (17.56 sq m)
"Chapel" Seating Area: 182 sq ft (16.91 sq m)
"Cottage" Restaurant: 241 sq ft (22.39 sq m)
Inner bar + Snug: 289 sq ft (26.85 sq m)
Kitchen Rooms, lobbies & office: 680 sq ft (63.17 sq m)
Beer "Cellar + Bottle Store: 217 sq ft (20.16 sq m)
total: 2,320 sq ft (215.38 sq M)
The property is available to rent on a new lease on standard commercial lease terms incorporating periodic rent reviews. The new tenant will be responsible for the upkeep & maintenance of the building and will reimburse the landlord the cost of buildings insurance. A rent deposit may be required. Further details on lease terms available on request. The initial rent will be £38,000 per annum exclusive.
For more information about this property, please contact Karrison Property, TN16 on +44 1959 458002 * (local rate)
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