Tenanted Pub Opportunity - Highbridge
Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Punch
Running a pub business is a fantastic way to be your own boss, meet new people and support your local community. At Punch, we're passionate about pubs and the people we work with and want like-minded people to join us. Being a Publican can be hugely rewarding and, with our tailored support and training at 'The Academy' our all new Industry leading training facility. We can help you achieve your aspirations.
Area: Highbridge, TA9 3SA
Pub Name: The Orchard
Agreement Type: 5 Year Tenancy
This spacious community mainstream pub is situated on a generous roadside plot on a busy route through the area, making it a popular drive-to venue as well as visible to passing trade, locals and holidaymakers alike. The community often host events including open gardens, village shows so there is opportunity to get involved and raise the profile of The Orchard. The pub is about to benefit from a refurbishment. We're planning to redecorate and upgrade this pub inside and out. The Orchard is an open plan trading operation, with clearly defined main drinking and pool/sports areas, including a pool table, darts board, juke box and games machines. There's a dedicated dining space, with the catering kitchen providing for up to 65 covers at peak times. A separate function room is used for hosting, meetings, private functions and skittles, as well as the pub's popular carvery offer at the weekends, when it can cater for 50 covers. WiFi is available for free throughout. Outside, the Orchard has a large car park, with space for up to 35 vehicles. There's also an external drinking area, a dedicated smoking area and a detached double garage. Your domestic accommodation will consist of two bedrooms, a kitchen and a lounge. Punch will ensure that this accommodation is in good order. We're planning to redecorate and upgrade this pub inside and out. Huntspill is a village on Somerset Levels, about 8 miles north of Bridgwater and about 3 miles south of the tourist area of Burnham-on-Sea. It's a beautiful area. The Orchard is highly visible position on the main A38 road through the area, enabling it to attract plenty of passing traffic. The pub is within walking distance of a large number of residential homes and the wider parish of West Huntspill has a population of 1,414. The area has many caravan and camping facilities, with around 20 sites within 1.5 miles of the Orchard. The nearest town is Highbridge, which has a population of 7,555. Highbridge town centre has many pubs and eating establishments, catering mainly for community/high street mainstream audiences. There are many local marketing opportunities such as tourist guides both on and offline to raise the profile of your pub.
Who are we looking for:
This pub is ideal for an experienced operator with good working knowledge of the local area. You will need experience of driving and operating a similar-sized business, with a proven track record and strong catering experience and skills. And the drive to market the pub across the area. However Punch also provide training and ongoing support to all our Publicans so please do not hesitate to find out more.