Run a Stonegate Pub - Old Vine Wadhurst, East Sussex

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About the Pub

The Old Vine is a charming and traditional detached pub that dates back to the 15th century, Located in the delightful village of Cousley Wood just one mile north east of Wadhurst, East Sussex the Old Vine benefits well from the local community and those passing by. Internally the pub holds all of its original charm with rustic décor, beamed ceilings and a beautiful inglenook fireplace. There is a cosy snug area with 15 covers and a main bar with dining covers for up to 50 guests. Externally there is large garden split into two areas; to one side there is seating for customers to enjoy a drink and to the other there is a converted barn for private hire events. The bar also offers internal seating for up to 50 covers, a key driver for extra revenue. The private accommodation has been converted into three well-appointed en-suite letting rooms with a communal kitchenette for tea and coffee on the landing. Stonegate Pub Partners are now seeking an experienced publican who can develop a strong food offering whilst running the other strands of the business. The letting rooms and external barn for functions is key to this pub’s success.

Business Information

Agreement: Retail Partnership Tenancy
Capital Startup: Est. £16000
Fixtures / Fittings: Est. £20000
Guide Rent: £40000 pa
Potential Turnover: £401000 pa

Regional Manager's Thoughts

The Old Vine is an historic pub that oozes with charm and character, with a great location and fantastic amenities the pub provides a great opportunity. The pub boasts a quality food and drink offer supplemented by private hire of the external barn and the well appointed en-suite letting rooms. This business would suit an experienced publican with a strong track record for implementing and developing an aspirational food offering.

Surrounding Area

The Old Vine is situated on the B2100 just outside the charming hamlet of Wadhurst. The market town is vibrant and a popular location for walkers and cyclists. The pub is just two miles from the woodside and the idyllic lake attraction of Bewl Water that draws visitors from all over East Sussex. The Old Vine is already popular with the locals however with the nearby attractions there is plenty of passing trade to capture to increase footfall.

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