This lovely 13th century Cotswold stone built village Inn and restaurant is located in the heart of Shutford, Oxfordshire. Shutford is a sort after Cotswold village and civil parish about 5.2 miles West of Banbury. Shutford is a thriving community which holds regular events including the annual Shutford festival. The village hall is next door to the pub and can be accessed via the rear gate. The village hall hosts regular events and works well in conjunction with the pub. This is a popular and well supported village pub within beautiful North Cotswolds. Great countryside walks on the doorstep including the Shutford circular. Close to local attractions of Broughton castle and Upton House.
The Grade II Listed Freehold property benefits from a prominent corner position in the heart of Shutford, Oxfordshire.
Restaurant Room currently seats 34 but could easily be re-arranged into a more formal restaurant space, seating more still.
Bar Area contains attractive open fire and seats 20 and is a great sociable space.
Separate Sports Barn can currently seat 16 on high tables – further potential for more seating if desired. This space is separate from main pub and can be used for conferences or private events.
Commercial kitchen is well fitted and currently in use for the business (no services tested).
There is a separate bottle store and additional garden store.
Cellar contains double racking for kegs, cellar cooling and is in good condition.
Well-presented and comprising of Three Double Bedrooms, Lounge, Bathroom and Kitchen/Diner.
The Garden Area seats approximately 50, predominantly on circular tables with parasols. There is a Children’s Playhouse at the rear along with access to the well supported village hall. There is no designated parking for the premises but on street parking is readily available.
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:
7 days per week 10.30am – 11pm
Current trading hours are:
Mon – Sat Midday – 11pm
Sunday Midday – 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.
The property and business is being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds).
The heating is powered with oil and the cooker in the commercial kitchen is powered with bottled gas. Water and sewage services provided by Castle Water. (No services tested).
We are advised that no business rates are payable for this year.
This pub is located within a very friendly and supportive village. There is huge potential for further income with an increase of a more formal dining experience.
We are advised that accounts declare takings of circa £235,390 (incl. vat) in the year to end March 2019 on a trade split of 70% wet and 30% food.
Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details prepared by our vendor client: May 2020.