The Grade II listed property consists of a large bar area for 40 covers and a restaurant area for an additional 40 covers, seven ensuite letting rooms, a fully fitted commercial kitchen, and a one bedroom owner’s accommodation on the first floor. Externally, the site benefits from a rear trade patio for up to 24 covers with a dedicated smoking area and parking for up to 20 vehicles.
Situated in a prominent position on the High Street, the popular pub enjoys a high level of footfall from passing trade, and business and leisure visitors to the busy town. With a unique offering of classic American cuisine, an extensive cocktail menu, and an additional business stream from the bed & breakfast provision, The Smokehouse presents a profitable investment opportunity.
The current owner, South Coast Inns, has owned the business since 2001 and are looking to consolidate their assets.
James Hughes – Business Agent at Christie & Co’s Maidstone office handled the sale and comments, “The Smokehouse is ideally located on the High Street of a busy rural town. There is scope to further increase trading as well as the potential for previous planning permission to be re-submitted”.
The Smokehouse is on the market at an asking price of £550,000.