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The unique Old Wherry Tavern, one of Gourock's most popular and iconic public houses is available to let following the end of a long-term tenancy. Set on the A770 main road on Shore Street, this hugely popular bar offers a unique opportunity for a long-term tenancy that is Free of Tie.
Affectionately known and referred to as The Wherry, the popular community local is situated on the main coastal road leading into Gourock town centre and is a popular venue throughout the week and particularly on weekends with locals and visitors.
Set on the ground floor with residential dwellings located above, The Wherry is a great opportunity for an operator to run a well-established community bar. The property is also Free of Tie to any brewery.
There is a well-maintained and traditional bar/lounge with a small gantry. The subjects also include a kitchen area that can be used to provide bar food.
The traditional Scottish bar benefited from refurbishment works in 2018 and offers new operators a captive and regular customer base to build from.
Entrance is from Shore Street, with nearby businesses including hairdressers and beauty salons, a fashion store, the popular Mamma Franca takeaway as well as complimentary bars, and the Gamble Halls, which hosts several events at weekends including weddings.
Viewings can be arranged by appointment with Bowman Rebecchi.
Gourock is located approximately 28 miles west of Glasgow on Scotland's West Coast, with a residential population in excess of 10,000 persons and a core catchment population of approximately 270,000 persons, all within the authority of Inverclyde Council.
With a rich maritime heritage, Inverclyde is looking again to the River Clyde to support its future growth, with Greenock Ocean Terminal developing a new pontoon and visitor centre to support its 140,000 cruise liner passengers per annum, with Inverclyde seeing over 500,000 visitors per annum.
For tourists, ferry services to Argyll and Bute are nearby, as-is Greenock Ocean Terminal, for the embarkation of cruise ships, as well as Kip Marina, for access to the beautiful sailing waters of the Clyde.
The unique and iconic Gourock Outdoor Pool is also less than 10 minute walk away.
Businesses in Gourock include Amazon and CalMac Ferries headquarters, with the main Inverclyde Royal Hospital less than a mile away in the neighbouring town of Greenock.
The property benefits from direct access onto the A770 linking to the A8/M8 motorway, providing access to the national motorway network as well as the M74 motorway leading South and is 30 minutes drive from Glasgow International Airport.
The subjects are located on Shore Street, popular with locals, and in close proximity to Gourock railway station and ferry terminal, with regular train services to Glasgow and Gourock. CalMac and Western Ferries services to Argyll and Bute are in close proximity with bus and national cycle routes available.
The premises benefits from Sui Generis use.
We understand a Premises Licence has been granted that permits the sale of alcohol Monday – Wednesday 11:00 – 00:00, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 01:00 and Sunday 12:15 – 00:00.
The on-site measurements, measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice (6th Edition), calculate the subjects extend as follows:
Total - 83.6 sq m / 900 sq ft
Rates - From the Assessor’s website, the property had a Rateable Value of £7,400. The property qualifies for 100% rates relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme, subject to occupier status.
EPC - A copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is attached above and available upon request.
Entry - Early entry is available.
Fixtures and Fittings - The property includes several fixtures and fittings, which can be used subject to offer and negotiation.
Deposit - The in-going cost for taking on the public house is £2,500.
Rental - The property is available by way of a new lease at a guide rent of £16,800 per annum as an introductory rate, excluding VAT which is applicable, with terms to be agreed.
Anti-Money Laundering - To comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents.
Terms - The subjects are available to lease on full repairing and insuring terms. Each party is to be responsible for its legal costs and outlays, including VAT incurred.
For further information concerning the quoting rents and likely incentives, please contact Bowman Rebecchi.