Run a Stonegate Pub - Jolly Carter Little Lever Bolton, Greater Manchester

About the Pub

This is a fantastic opportunity for a publican to take on the well-established and very popular Jolly Carter which lies in the delightful village of Little Lever in Greater Manchester. Pubs like the Jolly Carter do not become available very often, the pub has lots to offer with its regular customer base who visit for live sports, excellent food and drink and regular evening entertainment. The pub provides the right publican with multiple income streams from wet and dry sales and private catered functions. Internally the pub is traditionally decorated and benefits from a double-sided bar off the main entrance which services a spacious main lounge and separate vault and games room. To the rear of the property is a large conservatory bar and restaurant which can accommodate up to 60 covers. This area is also utilised for private functions and events and is serviced from a spacious, well equipped catering kitchen. The pub occupies a pleasant beer garden which benefits very well from the locals particularly in the summer months. There is also a substantial car park with spaces for up to 30 cars for guests to use. There is a well-presented private owners’ accommodation at first and second floor level offering a lounge, kitchen and dining room with three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The pub is in great condition after a recent internal refurbishment and is ready for a new and experienced publican to put their own stamp on the food offering to take this great pub to the next level.

Business Information

Agreement: Retail Partnership Tenancy
Capital Startup: Est. £27400
Fixtures / Fittings: Est. £25000
Guide Rent: £26000 pa
Potential Turnover: £530189 pa

Regional Manager's Thoughts

The pub attracts frequent trade from a local and loyal customer base who use the pub for regular drinks and sports viewing as well as drawing custom from the surrounding areas of Bolton, Radcliffe and Bury. The business is diverse attracting turnover from wet sales, lunch and evening restaurant sales, small functions and live music events.

Surrounding Area

The Jolly Carter is situated in Little Lever a large village located 2.4 miles southeast of Bolton, 1.9 miles west of Radcliffe and four miles southwest of Bury. The pub occupies a main road position in a densely populated residential area with lots of passing trade. The pub is situated in the heart of the village centre near to local businesses and schools making it ideal to attract the local community.

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