Could you run this pub?
The Oak, is a warm and welcoming destination pub in the heart of the affluent village of Houghton, Lancashire. The pub is in great condition after recent investment and benefits from a great position on a main road through the village, within easy reach of residents who live nearby. The pub offers a classic pub menu alongside serving quality cask beers and wines and offers regular live tv sports. We are seeking an operator/operators who thrives in driving a pub offer to a high standard and are keen to settle into a village environment making this a destination of choice for the community and those from surrounding areas.
The pub offers some great facilities with the trading area split across two distinctive spaces. The front bar lounge is suited to casual drinking while the main restaurant area offers up to 60 covers for dining. The pub also offers Sky & BT sport and there’s a lovely external seating area with picnic benches to enjoy warmer days and evenings at the front of the pub. To the rear, there’s a large car park with parking for up to 20 vehicles.
The private living accommodation includes three bedrooms, a kitchen and lounge.
About the local area
The pub sits in the centre of Houghton village, which is around 3 miles east of Preston town centre and 4 miles west of Blackburn. It’s an affluent area, with several eating establishments but the 5-mile radius catchment area which includes areas such as Coup Green, Gregson Lane, Higher Walton offers potential custom. The pub sees plenty of passing traffic due to its prominent position on the main A675 road through the area and The Fortified Manor house of Hoghton Tower is a popular local tourist attraction bringing passing trade to the area.
The Partnership – Fixed
Ready to run your own business, manage your own team and define your own wage structure? Love working closely with an Operations Manager to build an incredible pub legacy with uncompromising standards and stand out guest experience? Then the Punch Managed Partnership is the perfect option for you.
Alongside tonnes of day to day support and a brilliant framework to grow the business, we provide an uncapped cut of top line turnover to pay yourself and your team in exchange for your Management Company providing the management services at the pub – it’s your structure to own, subject to management company costs including, but not limited to, staff costs, minor repairs and maintenance at the pub, security/door staff and insurance. We understand how important it is for a Management Company to completely own their own team.
In our Partnerships, we love pub obsessed entrepreneurs that help us lead the industry. We love to partner with people that help us create pub legacies that stand the test of time and become the hub of their community. We get that every pub has its own distinct character, so your Operations Manager will work closely with you to understand the true identity of your business, we can then help support you amplifying this, it’s a partnership after all!
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