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Pubs To Let In Dunstable – The Old Sun Is Now Available !

Are you looking for pubs to lease in Dunstable? Maybe you’re looking to add to your hospitality portfolio? The Old Sun Dunstable is now available to lease.

The Old Sun is a half-timbered pub which dates back to 1785 and the building to the 1740’s is predominantly located in the affluent village and civil parish of  Harlington. The village houses a lower and upper school and shares its trade with one other pub. T here is a village green situated near the pub and is used for community activities with a number of buildings surrounding, including the parish hall, village hall, scout hut along with the cricket pitch adjoining the green. Harlington is situated on the outskirts of Dunstable with good rail links to London, Luton & Bedford, benefiting from the train station being just a five minute walk from the pub along with being a short distance away from the M1, M3 and M25  makes an accessible commute for motorists.

The Old Sun Dunstable has a quaint trading area which is naturally split in to two bar areas by a large traditional fireplace in-keeping with the age and history of the building. With the listing of the building, restrictions are in place in regards to altering the layout. The Old Sun has recently undergone an investment to the rear, resulting in a welcoming beer garden and outdoor patio which boasts well on sunny days. A well-equipped kitchen allows a small, traditional food offer to be served. The pub also benefits from an off the road car park accommodating approximately twenty spaces.


Currently, the Old Sun Dunstable  is the busier of the two pubs in the village. Its attraction is based on a premium service, a premium drinks offering and a hub for the village life. As it stands, food is served only at the weekends, which is something that the next operator can build on. The village is very quiet during the day and becomes busier in the late afternoons and evenings. Good weather attracts local families and residents to its good-sized garden and terrace.

Private Accommodation at The Old Sun Dunstable benefits from three good sized bedrooms, a family bathroom and lounge area. The private accommodation is located on the first floor of the pub and is accessed through the bar area.

The Old Sun Dunstable

FINANCIAL Annual Rent: £25,000

Security Deposit: £5,000

Working Capital: £5,000

Stock: £4,000 Fixtures and Fittings: Upon Valuation  – Funding options available for the right licensee.

Tie:        All drinks categories are tied.  For fully funded licensees on long term agreements, we offer free-of-tie options for certain drinks categories in exchange for an annual fee.

Training: £250 plus VAT.

BDM VISION For The Old Sun Dunstable

I am looking for an experienced licensee who is used to championing cask ale along with really getting involved within the  community and embracing village life. The ability to run a commercial kitchen would be an advantage, with a small food operation being offered. With our Business Support Agreement and training in place, this could also be an ideal opportunity for a first-time owner/operator of a community led village pub.

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