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23 December 2020 | Pubs

Beautiful country pub and restaurant in Oxfordshire for sale through Christie & Co

Specialist business property advisor, Christie & Co has brought to market the Oxford Arms, an award-winning 19th century country pub and restaurant located in the picturesque village of Kirtlington, Oxfordshire.

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Situated just off the A4095, which runs through the centre of the village, the Oxford Arms occupies a prominent position at the heart of the local community. The pub is well regarded amongst locals for its high-quality seasonal menu and varied drinks menu. It also attracts large numbers of visitors from surrounding towns, including Oxford, Woodstock and Witney and as far as London where roughly 30% of its custom travel from.

The pub has been owned and operated by chef patron, Bryn Jones for the past 17 years, during which time it has received several contemporary updates and improvements, which blend seamlessly with original features. The open fireplace, stone walls and exposed beams have all been retained, giving the property a cosy, traditional feel.

Bryn comments, "It has been a great pleasure living and working in this wonderful and supportive community. The pub has been at the heart of the community for so long and we are sure whoever takes over from us will be equally welcomed."

The property is set amongst picturesque grounds, which include outdoor seating with heated parasols for 30 plus guests and ample private parking. There is also a well-kept trade garden with room for additional covers and beyond this, a kitchen garden which is used for seasonal dishes.
 
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In addition, a three-bedroom owners flat spreads across the first floor above the pub, with a double loft area that has potential to be converted into more living space.

The sale of the Oxford Arms presents a great opportunity for a new operator to acquire a well-supported community pub and restaurant with a steady stream of income. Building on the excellent reputation established by Bryn Jones and his partner over the past 17 years, there is plenty of scope to further grow the business by increasing opening hours, expanding the takeaway business and encouraging more social and web advertising methods to increase the reach of the business.

Tim Widdows, Business Agent in Christie & Co’s Licensed Hospitality team is handling the sale, comments, "A beautiful and flexible pub/restaurant allowing a new owner a great opportunity to continue trading in a similar way or vary the offering in their own style."

 
For further information on this press release, contact:
Bronte Hughes, Corporate Communications Executive
P: 020 7227 0794 or E: bronte.hughes@christie.com
 
Contact the agent:
Tim Widdows, Business Agent – Licensed
P: +44 (0) 7795 037 676
E: tim.widdows@christie.com
 
 

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