The Merton Inn One

The Merton Inn


42 Merton Road
Bootle, Merseyside
Liverpool, L20 3BW


Leasehold Property

Guide Price:

£135,000 including all business fixtures and fittings

Other Key Points:

  • Free of brewery beer tie
  • Potential for Hotel and Bed and breakfast and after match football hospitality.
  • Pay and display car park included


Additional Information

About The Area

The Merton Inn enjoys a prominent trading position being located on the junction of Merton Road and Stanley Road, Bootle Merseyside. It is directly opposite the Magistrates Court and close to many commercial buildings. It also has a high level of passing trade.

Property Description

Ground Floor - Bar / Lounge

The main entrance of The Merton Inn leads into a large bar/lounge area which has a number of raised areas helping to create a warm comfortable atmosphere. The furnishings are of a very high quality and comprise of loose tables, chairs, barstools and leather covered fixed wall seating. The floor is part carpeted and part tiled throughout. A selection of wall mounted local historical photographs of The Merton and the surrounding area are located throughout the bar/lounge. Situated within this area are three AWP machines, one pool table and three wall mounted plasma TV screens.

The bar servery is constructed of dark oak with a black marble top, and is well equipped with back-bar refrigerated cabinets for wine and bottled beer. The servery has a wide selection of beer/lager dispensers and soft drink pumps, and also two coffee machines and three EPOS tills.

To the side of the servery is a wash-up area which has two glass washers, an ice maker, a stainless steel sink and preparation area and a walk in freezer.

There are two sets of ladies, gents and disabled toilet facilities located in the bar/lounge area.

Beer Garden

The very popular beer garden is located at the front of the premises and is furnished with bench seats and tables. During the summer months barbeque facilities are available for customers.

Car Park

The Merton Inn has the benefit of a pay and display car park which generates a net profit of £1,300 per week.

First Floor - Kitchen

Accessed via an internal staircase the kitchen is well designed and equipped with a full range of fittings and fitments and a modern extraction system. The kitchen meets all local authority and public health standards. There are two dumb waiters within the kitchen which sends prepared food to the ground floor restaurant area.

Second Floor

Also accessed via an internal staircase this floor at present is unused but with planning consent could easily be turned into at least twelve bed & breakfast bedrooms.

Fixtures And Fittings

All fixtures and fittings are to be included in the sale. Any items that are owned by a third party or personal to our clients will be exempt.

Other Details

The Merton Inn benefits from full air conditioning, gas central heating, internal/external CCTV and a security alarm system.

Permitted Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 08.00 a.m. until 01.00 a.m.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 08.00 a.m. until 03.00 a.m.

Sunday 08.00 a.m. until 02.00 a.m.

Premises Licence Number: 003738

Licensed Trade Associates has not examined any licence documentation and any future buyer must arrange with their solicitors to verify this information.

Energy Performance Certificate

An Energy Performance Certificate is being prepared by our client and will be made available to prospective purchasers in due course.

Tenure Details

The Merton Inn has the benefit of a new 15-year lease with 13 years remaining. The present rent is £1,800 per week and is reviewed every 5 years. Business rates payable 2019/2020 £900 per week.


There are management accounts available to seriously interested parties following a formal accompanied viewing.

Reason For Sale

The existing owners wish to concentrate on other business activities outside of the licensed trade industry.

Price Details

Price including all business fixtures and fittings and goodwill but excluding all stock £135,000

Viewing And Confidentiality

All arrangements to view are strictly by appointment through Mr Bob Collins and no approaches whatsoever must be made to the owner or the business. For an appointment to view please telephone Bob Collins on 07721 329999.

Agents Notes

Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the adequacy and present condition of all service installations and related equipment at the property, whether or not referred to in these particulars. Licensed Trade Associates for themselves, and the vendors or lessors of this property, whose agents they are give notice that- (1.) The particulars are set out as a general outline only, for guidance to intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute either in whole or part of an offer or contract. (11.) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given without responsibility and intending Purchasers or Tenants should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of same. (111.) No persons in the employment of Licensed Trade Associates has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. All prices are quoted exclusive of VAT unless otherwise indicated.