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Rose and Crown Cark

CARK-IN-CARTMEL, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7NU

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Beer Garden
Cask Marque
Disabled Access / Facilities
Dogs Welcome
Family Friendly
Great Cask Ales
Historic Interest

Area Overview

The unspoilt and tranquil village of Cark-in-Cartmel lies south of Cumbria near to Morecambe Bay. It lies on the B5278 road to Haverthwaite and is half a mile north of Flookburgh, two miles southwest of Cartmel and three miles west of Grange-over-sands. It has great transport links via the railway as it is served by the Cark and Cartmel railway station on the Furness Line between Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster. The small village has two pubs (including the Rose and Crown), a village shop and a post office. The village is in easy reach of Holker Hall and Gardens, home of the Cavendish family and one of the best stately homes in Britain, also, Cartmel racecourse, renowned for its fantastic national hunt racing. There are events here all year round. The area itself, is also historically known for its shrimp and cockle fishing, going back many generations.

Private Accommodation

The well-presented private accommodation consists of one double bedroom, one singe bedroom, compact kitchen area, bathroom, and a good-sized lounge/dining room. On the second floor there is ample storage in the attic area for linen and other goods.

Property Address

Rose and Crown Cark CARK-IN-CARTMEL
LA11 7NU


Rose & Crown

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The Rose & Crown is situated in the tranquil, unspoilt village of Cark-in-Cartmel on the edge of the beautiful Lake District National Park and close to the shores of Morecambe Bay. This picturesque pub is in excellent working order throughout and comprises of an attractive bar, lounge with an open fire, external drinking, and dining areas to the front with stunning views. There are two en-suit letting bedrooms that are of a high standard and a well-equipped catering kitchen. Robinsons are seeking a new licensee who has the experience and knowledge to take this pub forward, with both the food and drink offering. The prospective licensee must want to integrate themselves into the community of Cark and become the hub of village life.

Trading Accommodation

The pub has a cosy, traditional look with exposed beams, an open log fire and a well presented outside patio area to the front of the pub with a canopy and heating. This enables the pub to have an additional 50 covers. The attractive bar serves the bar and lounge areas with drinking and dining throughout. The bar currently offers an attractive array of cask ales and kegged beers alike. A wide range of spirits and wines are also on offer. Some areas of the bar can be sectioned off to make a private area for parties and groups. The rooms consist of two en-suite rooms with comfortable Queen, Double or Twin beds, both having fantastic views looking across towards Morecambe Bay. Currently, tea and coffee are offered in the rooms and a delicious English breakfast is served in the morning. The catering kitchen area is well equipped with the benefit of ample fridge and free. There is a small car park attached to the pub also. 


Rent: £19,082 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £310,012


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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.

FMT Barrelage 245
Current MAT Barrelage 157
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 157
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 282
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 126

Discounts excl VAT

This rent assessment includes a discount of £75 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £60 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 £1,468
Trading Deposit £10,000
Professional Fees £1,895
Stock & Glassware £3,000
Sub Total £16,363
Fixtures & Fittings TBC


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.

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