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Blue Stoops Chesterfield

Name of Site: Blue Stoops , 20 Matlock Road , Walton , Chesterfield, S40 3JQ
Location Details: Leafy suburban location on the A632 Chesterfield /Matlock Road, where the sort after suburb of Walton meets the Peak District the Blue Stoops stands at the top of the hill with commanding views.


Property Features: A traditional styled venue   Recently refurbished    Lounge Restaurant  Bar Tap Room   Cask Ales  Beer Garden  Catering Kitchen  Open Fire   Dogs Welcome




Property Details: Located in the pleasant residential area of Walton on the Chesterfield Matlock Road, within minutes of passing the Stoops you are in the renowned Peak District. Equally within 15 mins you are in the centre of Chesterfield , a long standing market town and the largest town in Derbyshire with excellent road and rail links.

On entering the main doors to the left is the restaurant dining area for 50 covers with mixed hard wood flooring and carpet and areas of upholstered fixed seating and good quality furnishings and home to the welcoming open fire much in demand in the colder months. To the right a snug locals tap room with accommodation for 30-40 drinkers with darts ochy , both areas serviced from a central bar. To the frontage there is a covered veranda popular with locals and walkers , to the rear and side are beer gardens with views of the Derbyshire countryside.

The catering kitchen is to the rear of the building on the ground floor with additional storage in the cellar area and the beer cellar is underground with plenty of head height.

There are outbuildings to the rear car park providing Licensee parking and log storage.

Car parking is both to the front and rear of the pub.




Trading Style:

The Blue Stoops is a traditional pub offering a community local feel with many customers travelling for the food and cask ales. It is decorated to a high standard and the open fire is a feature in the colder months . An excellent selection of wines and spirits complement the premium lagers and excellent selection of cask ales served from the 3 handpulls, the central bar services both the Lounge dining side and the cosy tap room with many regular customers with the banter and fun that comes with them.


The pub enjoys a very successful and long standing quiz on a Thursday evening.


Wet and food sales are close to 60/40 split in favour of wet sales



Applicant Profile:

Ideally a catering couple or single operator with previous experience of operating a food outlet with cask ales and a passion for beer and pub life. Ot is important to be  capable and willing to support the kitchen when necessary. You  need to be organised, and able to manage a small team instilling customer focus, and experienced in cash control and stock management.

Active business building skills and comfortable with social media and able to create and manage a safe inclusive customer environment … and have some fun


Private Accommodation: 3 bedrooms , large living room , kitchen and bathroom ,all above the trading area – the office is off the trading area on the ground floor


Financials & Tenure:

Self Employed management

750.00 minimum Security Bond

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Inn the Middle Langley Mill

Name of Site: Inn the Middle

125 Station Road , Langley Mill , Notts , NG16 4DU



Location Details:

High Street           Town             Destination

Property Features:

Spacious Venue   open bar area  cask ales & traditional ciders  live music  Sky Sports   large feature enclosed courtyard with covered smoking area


Property Details:

Situated on Station Road being the main road from Eastwood and the A610 through Langley Mill  to Heanor , the “ High Street” being supported with many retail shops and small commercial properties, to the rear is a large highly populated residential neighbourhood.

There is a smaller general drinking room to the front and then it opens to a spacious open plan area with a central bar service with various height furniture and a raised seating balcony.

From the rear of the general bar area there is access to a large enclosed courtyard allowing sheltered drinking in a very pleasant outside area, there is also a decked smoking area with a conservatory style roof .

The site enjoys excellent transport links sitting on the main bus route and there is the local train station linking Nottingham and Chesterfield/Sheffield within a few hundred yards.

The marina for the Great Northern canal is a short distance away allowing access to scenic canal path walks.


Trading Style:

The pub trades mainly as a community hub, but does enjoy some destination custom for the cask ales and entertainment, with its central location on the main road and offering the largest customer space in the area, although the pub has been opened up it still offers various drinking areas and at differing levels. It has an established cask ale and traditional cider trade supported with premium lagers and wines and spirits.

It enjoys an active “Rhythm of the Week” with various entertainments and quizzes and enhanced with Sky Sports.

The enclosed courtyard is an exceptional feature and improvement works are being implemented presently .


The pub enjoys a high level of trade …. And there is more potential




Private Accommodation: On the first floor – 3 Bedrooms , Kitchen Breakfast room , lounge ,office , store room – all to a high standard of fittings

Applicant Profile

Applicant Profile:

A couple or single operator ideally with some experience of running a busy community local who have a true understanding of “ hospitality “ and enjoy being integrated with the local community and have some fun.

They can demonstrate active business building skills and are comfortable with social media, organised and customer service focused and able to create and manage a safe inclusive  environment.

The business is well established and keeping the core trade is essential

Some experience of being self employed and managing a small team of employees is an advantage.





Financials & Tenure:

Length of Tenure:

Agreement type: Self Employed Management

Min Security Bond of 750.00




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