Run a Stonegate Pub - Old Inn Taunton Taunton, Somerset

About the Pub

The Old Inn is a characterful village pub in the Bishops Hull area of Taunton, at the foot of the stunning Blackdown Hills and the gateway to Exmoor National Park. All this and still only minutes away from Somerset's County Town of Taunton and surrounded by a number of new housebuilding projects. Internally, the Old Inn has two distinct trading areas; the lounge and the restaurant. Both areas finished to a good standard and boasting original features, this pub comes with additional selling points such as a skittle alley that can also double up as a function room, large TV screens to broadcast live sports, and games machines. Externally the well-sized beer garden and patio area is the perfect family hotspot in the warmer months for a drink in the sun, and a children’s play area to keep them entertained for hours. In a further addition, the Old Inn comprises four letting rooms which is a great opportunity for developing an additional income stream, that can be enhanced by creating en-suite facilities. The amazing Old Inn is the perfect destination for families in the village but also visitors to the area, therefore it is essential that the new publican is able to understand all the different parts of the pub that makes it successful and continues to drive and develop further.

Business Information

Agreement: Retail Partnership Tenancy
Capital Startup: Est. £20500
Fixtures / Fittings: Est. £16000
Guide Rent: £23000 pa
Potential Turnover: £277709 pa

Regional Manager's Thoughts

The Old Inn has an established local trade which is driven by real ales, quality food, pub games and live music entertainment. Due to the location of the pub, footfall is derived from the village itself and from the neighboring suburbs of Taunton and Wellington.

Surrounding Area

Bishops Hull is an affluent tranquil village that is now a Western suburb of Taunton. Somerset's county town is within walking distance, while the Exmoor National Park, Minehead and Watchet are a short drive away. The Old Inn is surrounded by houses with a strong local following and located on the main road running through Bishops Hull which has a Primary School and Village Hall, creating the perfect destination for not only passing trade but also local families.

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