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Masons Arms, Bristol

Winterbourne, Bristol BS36 1PT

Your investment

£15,000

Agreement Type

Tenancy

The Mason’s Arms lies in the village of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, situated on the norther fringe of Bristol. The modern village was largely built on top of a hill which offers picturesque views of the surrounding areas, with woodland, fields, hills and the River Frome nearby, the Huckland Viaduct carrying the Great Western Railway through the area and an abandoned quarry now a public nature reserve. The area of Winterbourne is popular for locals as well as walkers, photographers and explorers alike.

The Mason’s Arms lies in the village of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, situated on the norther fringe of Bristol. The modern village was largely built on top of a hill which offers picturesque views of the surrounding areas, with woodland, fields, hills and the River Frome nearby, the Huckland Viaduct carrying the Great Western Railway through the area and an abandoned quarry now a public nature reserve. The area of Winterbourne is popular for locals as well as walkers, photographers and explorers alike.

Pub Layout

The Masons Arms is a brick built community pub dating back to the 1880s with single storey extensions to both the left and right to create a two room operation. As you enter from the the front, there is trading space to both the left and the right which host sports events and darts oche, with a centrally located bar which provides service to both bars from either side.  The pubs decor is very traditional with lots of trinkets which adds to the Masons Arms charm. Externally there is a car park which houses approximately fifteen vehicles and a beer garden to the rear.

The Masons Arms is a traditional community wet led pub serving a good range of draft lagers and beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks as well as Cask Ale and West Country Ciders. A family friendly pub in the heart of a community with a large rear,  garden as well a good sized car park. The Masons Arms has two bars, large screens and televised sport as well as good connections with the local football and darts teams.

Private Accommodation

The private accommodation consists of one bedroom and an office or second bedroom. There is also a good sized kitchen and bathroom as well as a living room all in good order.

Annual Rent: £ 17,500

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: £250 plus VAT

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

Admiral Taverns are looking for a new licensee for The Masons Arms to not only continue the good work carried out by the previous tenant over the last 35 years, but to also drive new products and develop the offer with fresh and exciting ideas whilst keeping the pub at the heart of the community. The new tenant will have ideas on how to attract clientele from further afield and across a wider age range as well as a strong plan to fully utilise the rear beer garden with family friendly events and continuing good connections with local pool and darts teams. There is room to introduce and develop a back bar food offer going forwards. Admiral Taverns have also had approved plans for external redecoration, including new signage and lighting.

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 – £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.

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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