For Sale

Traditional Pub in Stunning Location with Accommodation

Nelson, Lancashire

£395,000 +SAV

Ref: 14780 J

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James Cunliffe


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Hilton Smythe is welcoming to the market, The Moorcock Inn, is an extremely well established, family run, country pub/restaurant.

The building dates back to the mid 1700's and has a long history as a coaching house and country pub. The current owners have been there for over 20 years.

The premises is well presented, creating a cosy and inviting atmosphere.

The business has received positive customer reviews such as; ‘We called in on a chance passing and stayed for something to eat. The pub had a real fire going and it had a warm and friendly feel, the food was also good’ and ‘Visited for a small family celebration, we were all impressed with the food. Very tasty and proper portions.’

The pub benefits from a large 4 bedroom flat, with a large attic space suitable for possible conversion to create more living space.

This is a great opportunity for anybody looking to get into the trade, would be suitable for all types of people, including a family.

This pub already has a fantastic reputation and the foundations to build upon. Utilising social media, booking websites, advertising and extending opening hours would benefit the healthy turnover the business already has.

Early viewing of this popular pub/restaurant is highly recommended with the business genuinely coming to the market as our client looks towards a career change.



We are advised Freehold.


Closed Mondays

Tuesday to Friday 12pm to 2pm and 6pm to 9pm
Saturday 12pm to 9pm
Sunday 12pm to 6pm


This is a family run concern.

Financial Profile

The business reports for 2016-2017 a turnover of £53,169 with a gross profit of circa 73%.


The business is located on the borders between the Lancashire and Yorkshire countryside.

The restaurant looks over the Admergill Valley, beyond Roughlee and Barley towards Pendle Hill. It is approximately halfway between the villages of Barrowford and Gisburn.

The Moorcock Inn benefits from ample car parking.

The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A56 being within easy driving distance of the business, which links to the M66 motorway network.


Traditionally presented pub/restaurant in a peaceful countryside setting, with exceptional views. On either side of the restaurant can be found ample parking and within, a warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

Ground- level basement with has easy access through a side entrance.

Ground floor;
Open plan lounge with ample seating (152.3 sq m)
Utility (7.7 sq m)
Male toilets (9.3 sq m)
Female toilets (10.6 sq m)
Disabled toilet (3.3 sq m)
Fully fitted commercial kitchen (34.8 sq m)
Dining room (88.3 sq m)
Storage room (2.6 sq m)

First floor;
1st floor living accommodation 4 – 5 bedroom flat
Bedroom 1 (double) (20.9 sq m)
Bedroom 2 (double) (16.6 sq m) with en suite
Bedroom 3 (double) (21.4 sq m)
Bedroom 4 (double) (19.8 sq m)
There is also space in the attic for a 5th bedroom
Lounge (17.6 sq m)
Bathroom (7.5 sq m)

There are two car parks on either side of the building and have a capacity of approx. 40 cars.
Private rear garden for owners.
Fire escape to the ground floor
Boasting lovely countryside views
Boiler house (23.3sq m)

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