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Fox and Hounds

High Street, Cheswardine, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 2RS
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Cask Ale
Beer Garden
External Drinking Area
Catering Kitchen
Smoking Solution
Live Entertainment
Car Park
Partial Tie
Experienced Operator
  • Cask Ale
  • Beer Garden
  • External Drinking Area
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Smoking Solution
  • Live Entertainment
  • Car Park
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Partial Tie
  • Experienced Operator


Rarely available beautiful, carefully restored Brewery Tap House

Ingoing Cost: £10,000.00
Rent: £21,000.00
Agreement Type: Tenancy
Reference Number: 250418 / JB - TF9

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

Property Features:

Located in the centre of the Brewery's Heartland The Fox and Hounds has a natural charm. It is positioned at the top of the village opposite a picture-postcard church. It has been owned by the Brewery since the 19thcentury, and even still has the original etched door in the front lobby. 

The pub is adorned with log burners, bespoke stained glass, reclaimed oak, stone-paved floors and traditional antique-style furniture, oozing charm with nooks and crannies aplenty to settle in for the evening. The name of the pub, unchanged for over 200 years is fitting in this country village, today the heart of this inn is still its hand-pulled ale and hearty pub food.

Internally there are four distinct trade areas; a Bar, Lounge, Shoot Room and Conservatory, the latter being utilised as a dining area. Sightlines on entry and throughout the site are intelligently engineered to facilitate a friendly, inclusive atmosphere. Lighting, furniture, finishes, décor and standards of property maintenance are to a high spec to ensure the tenant has the best opportunity to provide a great offer. 

Externally there is a beer garden, car park with 20 spaces, the smoking solution is on the patio beer garden which is a beautiful suntrap to the rear of the pub. Large car park to the rear of the pub

Trading Style:

This destination Tap House is one of 43 sites the company have across the Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire area. The site has a superb food offering and perfectly kept ales all served in a warm welcoming atmosphere. The pub is well integrated into the community and hosts a great line up of events. High retail standards are a given at the Fox and Hounds as is the passion of all staff for real ales.

This site requires an operator with at least three years experience in the pub/leisure trade. They will need to have a keen eye for retail detail and experience with cask ales. The ability to work within the company's brand is imperative as are great team building and communication skills.

The Brewery attracts people who are likeminded and care about their pub culture. People who treasure traditional, straightforward pub values and principles; real ale, real fires, real food, real hospitality. Successful operators with the Brewery are relaxed pub professionals, executing proper pub standards, attentive and genuinely friendly service and who can also create a hub of sociability and banter. They are knowledgeable business people in their own right who can make a success of the tenanted model and agreement.

Private Accommodation:

This consists of 6 bedrooms (3 front and 3 to the side), kitchen bathroom and office space.

Key Financial Information

Please be aware energy performance certificates are available from the landlord.

Stock + electrical F&F in addition to the deposit

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