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Ye Olde Boote Inn

CASTLE STREET, WHITTINGTON, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4DF

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Accommodation
Beer Garden
Disabled Access / Facilities
Entertainment
Family Friendly
Food
Great Cask Ales
Historic Interest
Parking
Walks

Area Overview

Whittington is a village in north west Shropshire, England. Ye Olde Boote Inn is centrally located directly opposite the villages 12th century moated castle. There is free access to the castle grounds, and it is open all year.  The castle has special events through the summer – living history re-enactments’, live outdoor theatre, and ghost tours. Guests at Ye Olde Boote Inn will be able to enjoy activities in and around Oswestry, like hiking and cycling. The nearest airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, 50.3 miles from the inn.

 

Private Accommodation

The accommodation is of a high standard and can be accessed via the downstairs reception area. There is a large downstairs office which the current tenants are also using as a lounge area due to the reception needing to be managed 24/7. Off the lounge/office area is a well-presented kitchen, which leads to the integral garage which is currently being used for storage. Between the kitchen and lounge/office are the stairs to the bedrooms and bathroom. Upstairs there is a recently fitted bathroom and three tastefully decorated rooms which can be used as bedrooms or 2 bedrooms and a small lounge.

 
Property Address

Ye Olde Boote Inn CASTLE STREET
WHITTINGTON
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 4DF

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Overview

Ye Olde Boote Inn Whittington Oswestry dates from the 16th century when it provided a coaching house for visitors to Whittington Castle and a stop over from their journey into Wales. Today this charming Inn enjoys magnificent views of Whittington Castle and Moat, which is a mere 200 metres away. It has been kept in impeccable condition by its existing tenants and is a property that really needs to be viewed to be appreciated. This will not be an opportunity for long! The Boote has had a reputation for more than three decades of being busy come rain or shine - regardless of what night of the week it is the pub will still have its regular drinkers at the bar and has always been a regular eatery. The Boote can be the perfect place for a cosy table for two or even for a larger party for special occasions. As it offers the option to eat in the bar area of the pub or the restaurant.

 

Trading Accommodation

The pub itself has never lost its "olde worlde" charm, retaining its open fireplace and its wooden characteristics, there are plenty of cosy pockets to enjoy a pint with friends or get lost in conversation. Ye Olde Boote Inn has a large carpark, garden and a terrace, and has a restaurant that overlooks the beautiful Whittington Castle and its moat. There is a warm and welcoming reception area, which is manned 24/7 and six ensuite letting rooms that are tastefully decorated in Laura Ashley. All letting rooms feature a desk and seating area, with a flat-screen TV and a modern en-suite bathroom with free toiletries. Some of the rooms benefit from views of Whittington Castle and the moat. Ye Olde Boot really requires an experienced tenant or tenants, someone that is dynamic and commercial and whose sole focus is enhancing the guest journey and experience, someone that can grow the food and drink sales through excellent customer service, and identification of new opportunities.

 

Financials

Rent: £49,802 per annum
Potential FMT turnover: £680,849
  • Accommodation
    £109,000
  • Beverages
    £303,349
  • Food
    £268,500

Barrelage

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 206
Current MAT Barrelage 154
Last Year's MAT Barrelage 170
2 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 185
3 Years Ago MAT Barrelage 194

Discounts excl VAT

This rent assessment includes a discount of £75 per barrel on Robinsons beers and up to £30 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 £3,831
Trading Deposit £10,000
Professional Fees £2,500
Stock & Glassware £6,000
Sub Total £22,331
Fixtures & Fittings TBC

Disclaimer

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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