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Dows, Inverness

Inverness, IV2 4PF

Your investment

£15,000

Agreement Type

Tenancy

Dows sits in a largely residential area of Inverness with the perfect clientele on your doorstep. Positioned just off a very busy junction, the sites large and well-maintained beer garden is an instant eye-catcher. Excellent signage and the plentiful car shared carpark, allows this pub to tick all the boxes for a community-focused operator. 

Dows sits in a largely residential area of Inverness with the perfect clientele on your doorstep. Positioned just off a very busy junction, the sites large and well-maintained beer garden is an instant eye-catcher. Excellent signage and the plentiful car shared carpark, allows this pub to tick all the boxes for a community-focused operator.

Pub Layout

The property boasts a beautiful conservatory dining area, along with a spacious and well maintained main bar, with restroom facilities just off to the left of the front entrance. Back of house offers plenty of storage, with cellar, walk-in chill, staff toilet, office and storage spaces. The well-maintained kitchen is perfect for good pub grub and offers plenty of space and scope to grow sales. Above the property is a medium-sized room with a small kitchen and restroom. Which would be perfect for small groups and meetings, further cementing Dow’s position as a community hub.  Externally the large beer garden with circa 20 benches is the place to be during the summer, perfect for lazy afternoons as the kids enjoy the play area.

A wet-led site that is seeing significant food growth this site is primed to dominate the local hospitality market. It possesses all the key features, All that is lacking from this community pub is a focused and driven operator. This site is trading well and is in a ready to go condition.

Private Accommodation

There is no private accommodation with this site.

Annual Rent: £TBC

Security Deposit: £5,000

Working Capital: £5,000

Stock: £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: £325 plus VAT

For a breakdown on financial information, please refer to the ‘Additional Info’ tab.

This site requires a focused and driven operator or partners. Experience in hospitality will be hugely beneficial, as an understanding of marketing and commercial is key for growth. The ideal candidate would have community pub experience, a driver to grow food sales and the skills to market the offer to a larger audience. A focus on community is a must, sitting in a largely residential area, Dows should be the focal point of local events and celebrations, An operator that can come in and engage with the locals and drive such events would be advantageous.

Annual Rent – This is our lowest rent figure associated with a Full Tie.  If the tie is reduced the effective rent (via Tie Release Fees) will increase.  Rent is billed and paid for weekly in advance depending on the payment terms agreed)

Security Deposit – This sum of money will be held on your account and will be returned to you on exiting of the pub based on your final account balance and the condition of the property

Working Capital – This is a recommend amount required which will be used in the day-to-day running of the business

Stock – This will be valued by an independent valuer on the day you take over the pub. This includes unbranded glassware, unopened bottles, wines, spirits, any unopened / opened kegs and cask ale providing the container is unopened

Fixtures & Fittings – This includes any item that is bolted to the floor or walls, and a fitting to be any item that is free standing or hung by a nail or hook. This will also include furniture

Training – This is required when taking on a Business Support Agreement.  Included is an e-learning package for you and your staff and attendance to our ‘Set Up To Succeed’ workshop held at our Head Office in Chester.  Please note, you will be required to attend this workshop before signing a long term tenancy agreement.

Service Charge Cost – £28.01 per week – This is a weekly charge that includes statutory compliance certification (including Annual CP12 and CP42 gas test), cellar cooling services (including full insurance to cover repairs and / or replacements), Health & Safety Essentials (including assessments) and Licensing Support

Annual Rent – This is our lowest rent figure associated with a Full Tie.  If the tie is reduced the effective rent (via Tie Release Fees) will increase.  Rent is billed and paid for weekly in advance depending on the payment terms agreed)

Security Deposit – This sum of money will be held on your account and will be returned to you on exiting of the pub based on your final account balance and the condition of the property

Working Capital – This is a recommend amount required which will be used in the day-to-day running of the business

Stock – This will be valued by an independent valuer on the day you take over the pub. This includes unbranded glassware, unopened bottles, wines, spirits, any unopened / opened kegs and cask ale providing the container is unopened

Fixtures & Fittings – This includes any item that is bolted to the floor or walls, and a fitting to be any item that is free standing or hung by a nail or hook. This will also include furniture

Training – Before signing a long term agreement, you will be required to attend our 7 Steps to Sales Success training programme.  Held online over three days, you will learn marketing and business strategies that will help you to grow sales in your pub – step-by-step.

Service Charge Cost – £30.10 per week – This is a weekly charge that includes statutory compliance certification (including Annual CP12 and CP42 gas test), cellar cooling services (including full insurance to cover repairs and / or replacements), Health & Safety Essentials (including assessments) and Licensing Support.


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