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We currently have these pub tenancies available, see details below.

THE CASTLE – OXFORD

The Castle Tavern occupies an enviable position adjacent to the newly developed Westgate Shopping Centre within the picturesque and sought-after City of Oxford. The Castle underwent a complete refurbishment in 2017, opened for trade in September 2017 and is quickly establishing a reputation for quality food and ale. An experienced operator is sought to build on the strong foundations which the current tenants have laid.

If you are interested in finding out more please give us a call on 01608 737210 or email brewery@hooky.co.uk

Location: Located on Paradise Street which runs parallel to the Westgate Shopping Centre, and therefore has excellent footfall as well as being the main bus route with numerous stops. Oxford is an historic City which has a thriving student population and is busy with tourists and shoppers alike. The Castle is benefiting from it’s close and visible proximity to the Shopping Centre and is popular with locals, tourists and shoppers. The Castle will benefit from a hotel located next door, and another which will be situated 400 yards away, which will bring additional trade into the area.

Trading Area:

The trading areas comprise of: Front entrance lobby, which leads into the Main Bar Area: which has a timber bar server with metro tiled back bar with shelving. The bar area has timber flooring and a beamed ceiling. A mix of high and low-level seating on timber topped tables for up to 32 persons.

Ladies & Gents Toilets: Ladies located at mezzanine level and the gents at lower ground floor.

Lower Ground Floor Area: with natural light and door out into small rear area. There is a feature function bar built into one wall. Beamed ceiling and timber flooring. Seating to high and low-level including some fixed upholstered seats to timber topped tables. Seating for up to 40 persons. There is a Traditional Beer Cellar located at lower ground floor level.

First floor houses: Fully Equipped Catering Kitchen, Store Room off with spirit shelving. Office Space. There is also a Staff Shower Room.

Private Accommodation:

Arranged at first floor there is 1 double bedroom, which has an En-suite shower room off. Small domestic kitchenette.

External Details: There is a small area to the front of the Castle which can be used for a small number of tables and chairs.

Sales Volume: Based upon composite barrels of 36-gallon containers the volume from September 2017 to July 2018:

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons):

2017 – 2018

(Sept to July)

Quantity
Own Draught 73.47
Own Bottle 0.07
Foreign Draught 12.86
Foreign Bottled 2.54
Cider 12.33

 

Letting Details:

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement.

Deposit: £8,500

Fixtures and Fittings: Estimated at £22,000 (plus VAT)

Stock: Estimated at £6,500

Rent: Year 1 Rental of £35,000

Year 2 Rental of £42,000

Free of Tie – Wines, Spirits and Minerals.

NO RPI rent clause in agreement

Utilities: All Mains Services are Connected.

Business Rates: Ratable Value £15,750

Oxford City Council.

 Premises Licence:

 Opening Hours: From 11:00 until 30 minutes after the end of licensable activity.

Sale of Alcohol: Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 hours to 00:00 midnight (until 01:30               hours the following day in the basement bar only).

Friday to Saturday: 11:00 hours to 01:30 hours the following day.

New Years Eve: 11:00 hours to 11:00 hours on New Year’s Day.

Licensable Activities Authorised by The Licence:

  •             Live Music
  •             Recorded Music
  •             Sale of Alcohol

The Carpenters Arms, Lower Boddington

The Carpenters Arms is situated in the hamlet of Lower Boddington and occupies a prominent position therein. Well proportioned trading areas with a small car park and beer garden.

Location

Located in the popular Northamptonshire Village of Lower Boddington which lies approximately 8 miles outside the town of Daventry.  The civil parish of Boddington is split into Lower and Upper and has an overall population of over 700 people according to the 2011 census. The Carpenters Arms occupies a prominent position within the village and is located close to the M40 motorway.

Approximate distance:

Banbury lies approximately 6.5 miles to the South and provides access to the M40 motorway. Daventry lies approximately 8.5 miles to the North West. Both Warwick and Leamington Spa are both within close proximity, as is the popular National Trust venue of Avon Dassett. Cropredy, which hosts a popular annual music festival lies 3 miles South.

Trading Area

The trading area of the pub consists of front entrance lobby which leads through into the Restaurant Area which has a corner bar servery, timber flooring, stone-built fireplace with open fire, seating for up to 30 covers. Bar Area has timber bar servery to one wall, stone flagged flooring, raised seating area, a mix of seating styles catering for up to 20 people plus standing space.

Ancillary areas include: Ladies and Gents W. C’s. Ground floor beer cellar with drop out into rear car park. Catering Kitchen with double stainless-steel sink unit, stainless steel worktops, extract canopy and a range of appliances.

Externally the pub has a small lawned area to the front with picnic benches. There is a small car park to rear for approximately 6 vehicles. A small lawned area lies beyond this. There is an enclosed bin store located to the rear.

Private Accommodation

Arranged at first floor with separate entrance to the front allowing access to landing, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom with bath having shower fitted, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush toilet. Living Room.

Summary

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement

Deposit: £5,000

Rent: £12,000

Tenants Trade Inventory:  Estimated at circa £6,500

Stock: Estimated at circa £2,500

Free of tie on wines, spirits and minerals.

 

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons/288 PINTS):

Volumes to October 2018:

 

Own Draught              12

Foreign Draught          2

Foreign Lager              28

Cider                           3

TOTAL                         45

 

Rateable Value £10,800

 

General Information: South Northamptonshire Council

Licensed for:

Indoor Sporting Events

Late Night Refreshment

Recorded Music

Sale by Retail of Alcohol

 

Opening/Sale of Alcohol Permitted Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 to 00:00

Friday to Saturday: 10:00 to 01:00

The Eagle Tavern, Witney

The Eagle Tavern is situated in the centre of the popular Oxfordshire town of Witney. It is a well-established public house with a more traditional ‘local’ feel, whilst also benefitting from being on the main drinking circuit. The pub has retained most of its original features with beamed ceilings, stone and parquet flooring and open fireplaces.

Location

Located in the popular and ever-expanding Oxfordshire market town of Witney. The town benefits from having over 27,000 residents and is therefore West Oxfordshire’s largest town. Situated approximately 12 miles west of the historic city of Oxford with good bus services to and from the city. Witney lies on the edge of the Cotswolds with Burford approximately 5 miles distant.

Approximate distances:

The famous University City Oxford lies approximately 12 miles to the West and provides access to the M40 motorway via the A34. The A34 lies approximately 9 miles distant and provides access to the M4 to the South. Burford, known as the gateway to the Cotswolds lies approximately 5 miles and is popular with tourists.

 

Trading Area

The trading area of the pub consists of front entrance lobby which leads through into the Bar Area which has a timber bar servery and serves: Front Lounge which as seating into front bay windows, parquet flooring, fireplace with ornamental wood burner, seating for up to 20 persons and darts throw.  Separate Lounge Area which has parquet flooring and a stone feature fireplace with open fire. Darts throw. Seating for up to 28 people. Rear Area which has stone flagged floor and a vaulted ceiling. Seating for up to 15 people and access out into rear garden.

Ancillary areas include: Ladies, Gents and Disabled W. C’s. Ground floor beer cellar. Catering Kitchen with stainless-steel sink unit, stainless steel worktops, extract canopy and a range of appliances. Small glass wash area off the bar.

Externally the pub has a flagged area to rear which is fully enclosed and provides seating for up to 25 people. Stone built outbuildings.

The Eagle Tavern benefits from 8 darts teams, hosts live music and quiz nights. A great locals pub which has scope to increase trade by introducing a food offer.

 

Private Accommodation

Arranged at first floor and comprising of landing which has an open plan office area, 2 double bedrooms. Living room with open fireplace. Kitchen with sink unit and base/wall cupboards. Bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. Separate toilet.

Summary

Agreement: 5 Year Tenancy Agreement

Deposit: £6,500

Rent: £25,500

Tenants Trade Inventory:  Estimated at circa £12,500

Stock: Estimated at circa £4,500

Discount Band: B

Free of tie on wines, spirits and minerals.

 

Composite Brewers Barrels: (36 gallons/288 PINTS):

Volumes to November 2018:

 

Own Draught              81

Own Bottled                2

Foreign Draught          19

Foreign Lager              75

Foreign Bottled           2

Cider                           23

TOTAL                         202

 

Rateable Value £25,000

 

General Information: West Oxfordshire District Council

Licensed for:

Provision of Films

Live, Recorded & Making Music

Performances of Dance & Dancing

Indoor Sporting Events

Late Night Refreshment

Sale by Retail of Alcohol

 

Opening/Sale of Alcohol Permitted Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 08:00 to 00:30

Friday to Saturday: 08:00 to 02:30