101 Moorhouse Road, Bellevue, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 7QJ


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Pub overview

An opportunity has arisen at this large pub, close to Carlisle bypass on the western edge of town. This business would benefit from an operator keen to build this business, firmly establishing it at the heart of the local community. The entry costs for this site are negotiable and applicants will be considered with a minimum investment of £35,000.

The Museum is located in the residential area of Belle Vue, to the west of Carlisle. The pub is suitable for all, welcoming children and families along with the regular locals. Inside is open plan with the bar separated by a glass door to allow families food and and sport in the bar to be run simultaneously. Sport is the main entertainment with screens positioned throughout the bar for easy viewing. The sports area houses the pool table and darts board where you can enjoy a friendly game over a pint. There is a well established food offer served from a main menu and specials board. A weekly quiz is very popular and the Museum would benefit from additional entertainment at weekends.

The Museum is open plan throughout with only the bar being separated by a glass door. There is a beer garden area to the rear along with a large car park.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 25
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 80
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

First floor living accommodation.

Private space
Private Rooms 7
Lounge 1
Single Bedrooms 1
Double bedrooms 1
Private Kitchen 1
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1
Office 1

Rent information

Annual rent £49,500 per annum plus 8.0% Turnover Royalty

£49,500 per annum, £951.92 per week fixed and subject to annual RPI increase, which is capped. Paid weekly by direct debit.
Machine income free of tie

Entry costs approx £49,650 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, training fees, schedule of condition, working capital and deposit (25% of head rent, minimum £6,000). *The entry costs for this site are negotiable and applicants will be considered with a minimum investment of £35,000.

Brokers £675 Legal £825
Deposit £6,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £25,000 Working capital £10,000
Other costs £7,000 Total entry cost £49,650

Agreement description

Our Turnover Agreement reflects how your business performs. You pay a fixed rent plus a percentage of your weekly net turnover sales.
• A 5 year, fixed term agreement, contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
• Basic rent plus a Turnover Royalty percentage.
• Basic rent subject to capped annual changes in the Retail Price Index (RPI) only with no rent reviews.
• Flexible tie variations available.
• Discounted price list unique to the Turnover Agreement.
• Greene King is responsible for the structure of the building.
• Ability to end agreement with 6 months’ notice and payment of a Standard Notice Fee (3 months’ basic rent). Notice can be served at any time.

You will need to estimate the turnover you expect to achieve from the pub, with regard to food and accommodation (if applicable). Barrelage figures are given to assist you with calculations.

Calculators to help you are available on the business planning section of our website.

Trading volumes

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2016/17 306 1,809 9,536
2015/16 344 1,742 11,346
2014/15 373 2,043 11,215
Volume notes


Located just off the Carlisle western bypass. The area is mostly residential and is situated on the western edge of the city's urban area .
It contains a school named Belle Vue Primary School.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Trade kitchen
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Monday to Sunday- 09:00 - 01:00

Contact Us

Elaine Kennedy

Operations Manager

Call us today 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ This is an excellent opportunity to take on a well established community pub which already has a great following from locals and passers-by alike. The Museum also had a large investment in 2016 and is in excellent order. ”