Reduced Head Rent | Rent steps included


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 Museum is located in the residential area of Bellevue, 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.

Please note although the rent is shown as £28,000 we are offering rent steps for the first 6 months which are shown below:
Months 1-3- £20,000
Months 4-6- £24,000
After 6 months it will proceed with £28,000

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 covers80
Trade kitchens 1
Patio areas 1

First floor living accommodation.

Private space
Private Rooms7
Single Bedrooms1
Double bedrooms1
Private Kitchen1

Rent information

Annual rent£28,000 per annum
Weekly rent£538.46 per week fixed

£28,000 per annum, £538.46 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 £12,175 which includes 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). *Please note that the fixtures and fittings are available on rental under this Foundation agreement.

Deposit£2,000Stocktaking fees£150
Fixtures & fittings£0Working capital£2,000
Other costs£7,000Total entry cost£12,175

Agreement description

Flexible 1 Year Foundation Agreement - giving you the ability to build trade and have lower ingoing costs. Flexible terms available by negotiation.

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

YearBeer (Brls)Wine & spirits (Ltrs)Minerals (Ltrs)
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

Andy Wearn

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 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. ”