Well Established Pub For Sale
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
- Asking Price: £109,995 +SAV
We are advised the business generated a turnover of circa £380,000 as of 2020, further financial information can be made available upon request;.
Please quote reference B06535
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B06535
Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market on a leasehold basis a well-established, and popular public house with extensive owners’ accommodation.
The Shepherd's Dog has been under the careful and meticulous ownership of our client for a number of years, and who has invested a great deal of time to ensure it presents itself as the must go to venue within the town and surrounding areas. It is only now the business has been introduced to the market as our client wishes to pursue another business opportunity, and they are keen to see the business pass to a new owner with the same enthusiasm and dedication.
The business prides itself on being a family friendly, sports orientated pub with a real community feel, serving a range of real ales the site continues to go from strength to strength reinventing itself with a warm welcome and a traditional serving of beers, wines and spirits and also hosting an extensive range of popular gins. The site offers a range of entertainment for patrons with various large screen TV’s and the ability to screen 3 different sporting events at once, along with the popular pool table area. The pub also has a good sized and popular external beer garden for the warmer months with a garden room including its own tv and darts board with seating currently for 24.
Although the main focus for the business is wet sales, the current owner has teamed up with two local foodies to provide a varied take away menu, including the very best in Thai cuisine along with a more traditional locally renowned fish and chip business that operated from the rear of the premises, this is something that has proved to be extremely popular with the pub’s loyal patrons.
The site also has the enormous benefit of a spacious 5-bedroom first floor apartment with the added benefit of giving the new owner the option to let the accommodation out subject to the necessary local planning consents. The Shepherd's Dog is a golden opportunity not to be missed, a well thought through business model with plenty of room for further growth in a hugely popular location.
This is an outstanding turn-key business, which offers a new owner the opportunity to take this thriving business to the next level.
Very rarely do businesses of this calibre come to the open market so early viewings are highly recommended.
The business is run and managed by 1 full time and 5 part time staff members.
The business trading hours are as followed:
Monday to Thursday - 15:00pm - 22:00pm
Friday - 15:00pm - 23:30pm
Saturday - 15:00pm - 23:00pm
Sunday - 12:00pm - 21:00pm
The business is located in a prominent trading position on the busy and popular Otley Road, on the east side of the popular town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Harrogate is a vibrant town within close proximity to York and Leeds. The town has an excellent town centre with a variety of retail outlets and bars. The area is popular with tourists as there is always something going on. Some popular events include, Harrogate Markets, Tour De Yorkshire, Knaresborough Festival, Ripley show and Countryside Live. This is a highly residential location with a population of circa 76,000. The town is also well serviced in terms of public transport links by both road and rail.
The business is located in a substantial detached premises benefiting from 2 entrances on the main Otley Road and one that leads in from the medium sized beer garden and Car Park that has spaces for approximately 28 vehicles. The Car Park has 3 newly fitted electric points to promote campervan stays.
Internally the Pub currently has one area with a pool table and a tv with space for 20 seated (more if pool table removed) following through along the bar is tall seating for 16 over three tables with the view of 2 smaller screens and the pub's main large screen.
The other end of the pub is split into two with one area being the main seating area for sports viewing with seating for approximately 20, and a garden room with its own tv and darts board with seating currently for 24.
Upstairs the private flat has 4 double bedrooms, 1 single Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom, Shower-room, 2 further toilets and a large living room
Externally there are a further 4 outbuildings ,2 stable sized and 2 small rooms.
We are advised the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis with 5 years remaining on the Lease, the rent is £2083 per month.