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Malt Shovel

Cannington, Somerset, TA5 2NE
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Beer Garden
External Drinking Area
Catering Kitchen
Letting Rooms
Car Park
Childrens Play Area
Experienced Operator
  • Beer Garden
  • External Drinking Area
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Letting Rooms
  • Car Park
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Experienced Operator


Charming destination country pub offering homemade food

Purchase Price: £799,950.00
Agreement Type: Freehold
Reference Number: 110718 / SMP1059

The stated ingoing figures are correct at point of advertising. Please be aware there may be additional costs.

Property Features:

The Malt Shovel is a charming destination country pub offering homemade food and a carvery on Sundays. A welcoming, traditional free-house serving freshly prepared food, served alongside traditional beers, ales and a fine wine list. The property also benefits from 8 ground floor letting rooms, one of which has disabled access and wet room/bathroom area. The area has recently seen a £1.5-billion construction project at Hinckley is just five miles away and is set to provide a huge boost to the local economy. The property is currently being managed under tenancy with additional part-time staff during the busier times but is being offered with vacant possession with all trade fixtures & fitting included.

This is a traditional character country pub benefits from many features throughout including a wood-burning stove, stone walls and beamed walls and ceiling that combine to improve the undoubted appeal of the trading areas. Traditionally fitted throughout, the trade areas comprise of free-standing tables & chairs and additional bench seating in the main bar area. The long bar serves a number of carefully divided trading spaces that offers seating for around 55 plus plenty of standing space. There is a large fully fitted commercial catering kitchen plus walk-in cold-room, storage and ancillary rooms. The restaurant is open plan and can seat 50 diners split over two levels and includes its own till and serving area.

Ladies & gents WC have been refurbished and are in good condition, as has been the accessible WC.

The letting rooms are all on the ground floor, all en-suite and well presented and briefly comprise of six twins and two double bedrooms, one of which is a disabled room with wet room.

Outside to the side and rear is a car parking for approximately 40 and a large enclosed grassed beer garden with children’s play area.

Trading Style:

The Malt Shovel would ideally suit an owner operator or couple who have experience in offering well-cooked food appealing to both the local community and destination diners. The new operator should ideally have a solid level of experience in the industry and be able to manage all operational aspects associated with the pub/restaurant business, including letting accommodation.

Additionally, a good understanding of how to use social media and other digital platforms that help promote both the restaurant and letting rooms. Trade accounts will not be made available, but we have been advised that the pub is currently turning over 7-8k gross per week with a sales trade split of 80% dry – 20% wet.

Private Accommodation:

The first apartment comprises of with two double bedrooms, a shower room, bathroom, laundry, office area, kitchen and lounge.
The second apartment also briefly comprising of one-bedroom flat with a kitchen area, lounge and shower room.

Key Financial Information

Please note that the energy performance certificate is available from the landlord.

Offers are sought in the region £799,950 for the freehold and inclusive of trade fixtures & fittings. Stock to be purchased separately at valuation.

MISREPRESENTATION ACT 1967 gives notice that the contents of these particulars are believed to be correct but are given without responsibility and intending purchasers or lessees should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise to their correctness. These particulars do not form any part of any offer or contract and no person in the employment of the company has any authority to make or give representation of warranty to this property.