Could you run this pub?
The Half Moon Inn, is a lovely traditional looking drinks led pub in the heart of the pretty village of Barton, Richmond which is surrounded by open countryside. Sitting on the Main St through the village it’s in a great spot to be a hub for the community with regular passing trade from those who live in the village or those passing by to the wider area and there already several societies who frequent the pub. It’s a cosy pub and there is potential to introduce a fresh bar menu for the local residents to enjoy.
The Pub is very traditional in style, it has a bar area with fixed and loose seating throughout, one small and cosy bar and separate room for customers to enjoy a game of pool. There is an outdoor space in a yard to enjoy the warmer weather with a smoking solution and the pub has a few tables to the front for passing walkers. There is also a kitchen with potential to offer a fresh and appealing bar food menu, WIFI and parking for up to 8 cars.
About the local area
The Half Moon Inn sits in a lovely small village in Barton facing a small green, and just a few yards from the local Post Office and village shop is a small village in the Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. It’s an affluent area nearby the border of County Durham, and within easy driving distance of Dalington. It is also just off the A1 motorway. It sits on the main road through the village so has regular passers through who use the route to access the village or reach the surrounding area.
The village is also surrounded by a cluster of other villages including Newton Morrell, Barton, Stapleton, Melsonby, Middleton and Aldbrough St John and the area draws walkers and cyclists.
This pub may suit
You will be an experienced community focused publican, maybe with a village background with good local knowledge, able to get on with all walks of life and make the pub the centre of the community by building great and lasting relationships. You will also know how to create a quality simple home cooked food offer as there is opportunity to bring this to the village and build this part of the business.
About the Agreement
Our Tenancy agreements vary between 3 – 5 years offer a flexible approach to running your own pub business. Your pub will be ready to trade, with carefully tailored food and drinks menus in place which you can evolve as you go along.
You will receive a high level of support and everything you need to run a successful business. From the beginning, you will have a dedicated Operations Manager, plus access to training and development, business planning, operations and accounting expertise.
Once you’ve completed the 5-day induction course we’ll provide you with ongoing support to help you maximise the efficiency, sales and profitability of your pub. This includes helping you decide on the right drinks offer, guidance on margin and support creating a marketing plan to build for continued success. To help market your pub, we also offer lots of support and advice.
Punch Tenancy agreements have shared repairs liability, we will help you manage your ongoing repairing obligations. We do this by operating a repairs and maintenance fund for all new agreements.
* The calculation of the initial Ingoing Costs assumes a minimum deposit (£3,000 or £6,000) plus legal fees. The subsequent deposit build up (if any) will need to be paid over 52 weeks. This can be discussed with the recruitment team or an Operations Manager.