This traditional inn is surrounded by populous chimney pots and houses and is located in the historic Lincolnshire market town of Grantham. This lovely town was the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher and is a bustling busy shopping town with many mainstream shops, supermarkets amenities and schools all surrounded by beautiful Lincolnshire countryside on the outskirts. Nearby points of interest include the National Trust Grade I Listed Belton House with its famous woods and gardens, Woolsthorpe and Harlaxton Manors, The Vale of Belvoir and the delightful Easton walled gardens. The Cathedral City of Lincoln and the major City of Nottingham are both within easy reach with Newark on Trent, Southwell and the Pork Pie town of Melton Mowbray also close by. The local nearby road networks are excellent and the A1, A52, A46, A17 and A16 surround the town providing easy access in and out of this stunning county.
This two-storey corner property is of stonewashed brick construction sitting beneath a pitched, tiled apex roof. An entrance porch to the side provides access to the corridor linked trading areas. These currently consist of:
The Bar and Lounge/Bar Areas are situated to the ground floor. All fixtures and fittings in these areas are excluded from the sale and any remaining on site on completion will not be warranted for their suitability, safety and ownership. An inventory will not be provided.
There is a good-sized Catering Kitchen area the fit out of which may remain subject to the needs of the prospective purchaser.
Spacious below Ground floor Beer Cellar with python system, remote etc and further storage areas.
Ladies and Gents WC.
The owner’s accommodation is located to the 1st floor, in recent months has been used as private storage. This briefly consists of 4 double bedrooms, Lounge area, Office and bathroom.
To the rear/side of the property is a hard standing Al Fresco garden area. There is also a smoking solution. There is no defined car parking for use as a continuing public house. However, the council approved plans include 4 new parking spaces and acknowledgement of 2 off-street car spaces for the residential conversion.
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 a week 11am – 11pm TBC
Current opening hours are;
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 are being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds). We are advised that all available mains services are connected (no services tested). Business rates payable are advised as being £TBC.
The current owners of the former public house purchased the freehold property circa 23 years ago. The business then offered quality cask ales and drinks that was served to a loyal, repeat and desirable clientele. Historically, it supported several pool and darts teams however the business closed around the start of the pandemic (early 2020) and has not traded since. The property is freehold and available with vacant possession.
Full Planning Permission was granted in October 2023 (Reference No S23/0341) for change of use to residential consisting of 6 Self-Contained apartments. The approval permits the conversion to 5 x 1-bedroom apartments and 1 x 2 bedroom apartment.
There is NO accounting information available.
Viewing appointments must be made by contacting Guy Simmonds on 01332-865112 or by emailing email@example.com
Details prepared October 2023