36 Charnham Street, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 0EJ


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Pub overview

A great opportunity has become available to run this fantastic community site which also benefits from 2 first floor ensuite letting rooms.

This is a great site that has strong food and wet sales. The site continues to grow and is a business that is ready to trade from day one! This site offers a fantastic business opportunity to expand on the existing reputation it already holds. The modern internal decoration is finished to a high standard and offers a warm traditional atmosphere, fitting for a pub of this calibre with the added benefit of 2 letting rooms.

All trade areas are in excellent condition and the previous publicans have developed a great business. There are a total of 60 covers, with the trade split to 4 main areas. The front of the pub has 2 open fires, half to wood floor and half carpeted. The bar area has stone floor and is the real centre piece of the pub. To the rear there is a patio area that seats around 20 . The site also benefits from a large car park to the rear. Upstairs the site has 2 large double letting rooms both ensuite, due to the location these continue to be very popular for local businesses.

Trade space
Bars 1
Car park spaces 20
Dining rooms 1
Food covers 60
Trade kitchens 1
Rooms to let 3
Patio areas 1

2 large bedrooms, a good sized bathroom and a living room. This site has a lot to offer and is very well kept.

Private space
Private Rooms 5
Lounge 1
Double bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Toilets 1

Rent information

Annual rent £17,000 per annum
Weekly rent £326.92 per week fixed

£17,000 per annum, £326.92 per week paid weekly by direct debit. All terms negotiated on agreement.

Approx £27,175 which includes fixtures and fittings, stock, glassware, crockery, cutlery, fuel and cleaning materials, legal, brokers and stocktaking fees, rent in advance, training fees, working capital and deposit (minimum £6,000, but should build to 25% of head rent). There is an opportunity to purchase the F&F over a longer period for the right applicant to reduce the initial ingoing cost

Brokers £675 Legal £350
Deposit £6,000 Stocktaking fees £150
Fixtures & fittings £13,000 Working capital £5,000
Other costs £2,000 Total entry cost £27,175

Agreement description

Flexible 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

Year Beer (Brls) Wine & spirits (Ltrs) Minerals (Ltrs)
2016/17 93
2015/16 95 2 90
2014/15 118 300 1,681
Volume notes


Hungerford is a market town and civil parish in Berkshire, 9 miles west of Newbury. It covers an area of 5,372 acres and has a population in excess of 6,500. Nestled along the Berkshire/Wiltshire border, Hungerford lies within the Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty making it popular with walkers and tourists alike. The Sun Inn is to the South of the town on the main A4, surrounded by large blue chip business.


Trade bar
Car park
Dining area
Trade kitchen
Letting rooms
Trade patio

Current premises licence opening hours

Mon - Thurs : 12:00hrs - 00:00hrs Fri - Sat : 11:00hrs - 01:00hrs Sunday : 12:00hrs - 23:00hrs

Contact Us

Simeon Baker

Business Development Manager

Call the Recruitment team on 01284 714 497

Apply online
“ The Sun is a traditional pub which benefits from two ensuite letting rooms. It has a fantastic interior, cosy beer garden and a loyal clientele to match. It offers a real incentive for someone with bright ideas to add a shine to this sparkling public house. ”