Great Cask Ales
Buglawton (or Bug Town as it is locally known) is a suburb of Congleton in Cheshire sitting between Stoke (to the South) and Manchester (21 miles to the North) via the A34. It is easily reached from the M6 Motorway.
The large, private accommodation is housed on the 1st floor and comprises lounge, 2 x double bedrooms, office/bedroom 3, kitchen, bathroom & separate WC. The landing is very spacious with a large storage area.
Church House Buglawton
The Church House is a large traditional community food pub. This impressive, detached pub sits on a large roadside plot in the suburb of Buglawton, close to Congleton, Cheshire. Internally the pub features wood panelling, open fires and original features throughout. There is a large lounge used for drinking and dining served by the main bar. Behind the bar is a smaller room, served by a hatch, which also leads to the rear smoking area and terraced garden areas beyond. There is a separate games room with feature fire surround and wood panelling. This pub benefits from extensive outside areas including 5 x caravan pitches, children’s play area and patio area to the front. Surrounded by housing and with easy access to shops, businesses and road networks this pub provides a great opportunity for an experienced community food operator to take over the reins of this popular pub.
There are two main entrances to the pub, both leading to a large though lounge, with 2 open fires, used for drinking and dining and the large bar servery. There is a separate wood panelled games room which houses a TV, pool table & darts throw. Behind the bar is a smaller room, served by a hatch which could be used as a meeting room with access to the catering kitchen. This room leads to the rear covered smoking area and terraced garden areas beyond. These garden areas include a boules pitch and could be used as a camping area or additional drinking areas. This pub benefits from 5 x hard-standing caravan pitches, children’s play area, patio area and car parking to the front. The catering kitchen is well-equipped and has a store room off. The basement cellar is large and houses the central heating boiler. The whole pub is very traditional in style and retains many original features from the 1940s when Robinsons had it built.
Rent: £20,000 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £422,928
A barrel is a unit of measurement adopted by the pub and brewing industry. A barrel is 36 gallons or 288 pints. This excludes wines, minerals and spirits.
|Current MAT Barrelage||283|
|Last Year's MAT Barrelage||279|
|2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage||297|
|3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage||298|
Discounts excl VAT
This rent assessment includes a discount of £65 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £25 on other beers and ciders.
Level Of Investment
This is a one-off payment made at the start of the vacancy agreement. All figures are estimates and exclude VAT.
|4 Week's Rent||£1,538|
|Stock & Glassware||£6,000|
|Fixtures & Fittings||£18,210 excluding VAT|
FMT barrelage: Please note that this assessment is based on the "fair maintainable trade" that can be achieved by a "reasonably efficient operator" and is not therefore a guarantee of volume or consequential sales or profit.
Similarly Historic performance, whilst a significant factor to consider, is not a guarantee of future performance of a pub and you should bear this in mind in your assessment of trading potential.