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The Poet and Castle

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2 Alfreton Road, Codnor, DE5 9QY

About this opportunity

This pub oozes life and soul and needs someone who can match the pub with energy and passion.

Taking on your own pub business is anything but your boring 9-5pm. A pub like the Poet and Castle needs someone who wants to become part of a thriving community and embrace an exciting social life, making lots of friends, whilst providing the best entertainment and experience for all who visit.

The large pub garden overlooks fields and is great for events in the summer and winter. The pubs thrives on regular events and entertainment from beer festivals and family fun days to live bands and quizzes to keep its locals happy and attract new people.

This is a great opportunity for anyone with a passion to run a proper pub in a beautiful setting, with the added bonus of a spacious private living area to call home, which spans over two floors. Codnor has a thriving community with good primary and secondary schools in the neighbouring village and this family-friendly pub sits at its heart.

Inside the pub, you will find a large open area seating approximately fifty and another semi-private dining area which seats around twenty-five. There's even more room upstairs with a private function room, which is well-used and offers the perfect space for any celebration!

So, if you want the chance to really make your mark on a pub and be the heart of the community, then this is the pub for you. A real ale lover would be in heaven taking the reins at this pub.

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Public areas

  • Main bar and seating area
  • Semi private dining area
  • Function room
  • Beer garden

Private areas

  • Split over two floors
  • 2x Double bedroom
  • Single
  • Office
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge

The community

Near Ripley, in Derbyshire sits Codnor in the Amber Valley district, a former mining community it sits approximately 12 miles from the city of Derby and 14 miles from Nottingham.

Codnor is also home to Codnor Castle; situated on a ridge overlooking the Erewash Valley in Derbyshire, Codnor Castle has a very rich history and dates back to the late 12th or early 13th century and was the home and power base to one of medieval England’s most powerful families for 300 years; the De Grey family, otherwise known as the Barons Grey of Codnor. It is the only remaining one of two medieval castles still standing in Derbyshire, the other being Peveril Castle.

2 Alfreton Road, Codnor, DE5 9QY
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