St John Street

Commerical Property For Rent


The premises occupy a prominent position on the elegant upper St John Street just a short distance from the Market Place of historic Ashbourne.

Understood to originally date from about 1605 and being Listed Grade II this historically interesting two-storey premises still retains much of its original charm and character with exposed beams and timber framing, fireplaces etc. The property has for many years been utilised as a hospitality venue and eminently suits this use.

There is an excellent ground floor bar/restaurant area which would comfortably accommodate about 25 covers with bar servery, rear catering kitchen and storage. First floor seating area and high quality customer wc’s.

Early viewing is highly recommended.


Side Access Door to
Main Bar, Servery or Restaurant 7.46m x 4.9m [24’6” x 16’1”] with hardwood floor, beamed ceiling, windows overlooking St John Street and feature fireplace.
Bar Fixture/Servery area 3.14m x 2.28m [10’4” x 7’6”] with cellarage under.
Bar Wash up 1.74m x 1.72m [5’9” x 5’8”] with stainless steel sink unit and fitted stainless steel benching.
Catering Kitchen 5.4m x 3.17m [17’9” x 10’5”] with fitted stainless steel wash up sink and hand wash basin, extractor unit. (Various items of catering equipment may be available subject to separate negotiation).
Rear Hall with staircase to first floor office or store 3.43m x 2.4m [11’3” x 7’10”]
Ground Floor Store or Freezer Room 3.15m x 2.55m [10’4” x 8’5”]
Rear Entrance Lobby with staircase to
First Floor Bar or Dining Room 7.1m x 5.4m [23’4” x 17’10”] with exposed timbers and two fireplaces.
First Floor Lobby with Ladies and Gents wc’s off.

Side and rear yard areas
It is understood that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Business Rates
Rateable Value £12,250
Charges Payable (2023) £6,102.75
(Please note rates relief may be available)

Energy Performance Certificate
Available from the agents office

Lease Terms & Asking Rent
The premises are available on a new internal repairing, five year lease with the tenant also being responsible for a proportional contribution to the building’s insurance.

An initial rent of 15,000 per annum is sought.

Legal Costs
The ingoing tenant will be responsible for the landlords reasonable costs incurred in lease preparation at the commencement of the lease.

All prices are quoted exclusive of VAT at the prevailing rate.

Viewing and Further Information
All enquiries to:

Fidler Taylor
01335 346246