Cranborne Road, Horton, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5AD
The Horton Inn is a spectacular, three storey pub which stands on a prominent corner position in Wimbourne and dates back to the sixteenth century. Benefiting from straddling the edge of Cranborne Chase which is a diverse landscape offering areas of rolling chalk grassland, ancient woodlands, chalk escarpments, downland hillsides and chalk river valleys. The Horton Inn is within easy reach of the New Forest, Blackmore Vale, Moors Valley Country Park and the beautiful Dorset Jurassic coastline. Due to its location the Horton attracts a lot of passing trade but also has a great surrounding catchment of customers from the local villages surrounding the pub.
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About the Pub – The Horton Pub Wimborne
The Horton is an impressively large pub with ample parking to the front of the property which could easily be used for community events and festivals. This remarkable pub is decorated to an extremely high standard throughout, creating a warm and welcoming feel, with a modern twist and original features. The main bar is well stocked with an array of premium drinks including the very popular cask ales. This bar services the main area which is balanced with an eclectic array of furniture including a relaxing area with sofas and a log fire proving very popular in the colder months. There is a dining area which has more formal seating whilst still keep in character with the traditional pub feel. Externally there is a fantastic paved area with plenty of tables and chairs for those just wanting a drink and for al fresco dining. To the boundaries of the large car park there is a grassed area with a number of picnic benches for additional external seating.
TRADING STYLE The Horton Inn welcomes a vast amount of visitors throughout the year whilst still keeping a balanced local clientele. The restaurant serves freshly cooked food daily from lunch straight through to the evening and in addition to this and to also to boost mid-week trade they have promotional food nights which are extremely popular. There is regular entertainment in the form of live music, quiz nights and charity events. The community plays a large part in Horton and they host events throughout the year. The letting accommodation is a welcomed income stream with visitors enjoying the bar and food on offer most evenings. The business split currently is just under 50% wet, 38% dry and 13% accommodation.
ACCOMMODATION Private Accommodation There is an independent unit for the licensee that consists of a one bedroom apartment with kitchen/diner and a bathroom. There is a further room in the pub that is currently used for staff accommodation. Trade Accommodation The Horton has eight letting rooms, one family room, three double rooms and three twin rooms all en-suite and a further twin with a separate bathroom. All rooms are of a good standard and the current licensee have excellent reviews on social media and on external booking sites . https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/hortoninn.en-gb.html
The Horton Pub Wimborne
Letting Prices – The Horton Pub Wimborne
Annual Rent: £45,000
Security Deposit: £5,000
Working Capital: £5,000
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
We need a hard working and experienced operator to run this large site as it has multiple income streams. The business at the moment is in growth on last year and is well established in the area. The prospective licensee will need to maintain the close network with the local community but look to expand the reach of the customer base so that it becomes more of a destination food house. Skills in marketing and advertising will be essential along with knowledge and experience of similar operations. This is an incredible opportunity to take over an already successful business and drive it to the next level
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