Half Moon, Whitwell Common

Freehold for Sale

Price: Offers in the Region of £725,000 Ex VAT

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Attractive stone-built detached pub-restaurant with extensive outdoor areas totalling c. 3.7 acres.

Key Points

  • 6,084 sq ft Gross Internal Area - (565 sq m)
  • Character stone-built pub-restaurant
  • Extensive trading areas with approx. 120 covers
  • Three Bedroom domestic accommodation over 1st floor
  • Car park (70), Outdoor terrace (110), garden with childrens' play equipment
  • Ground floor footprint of 6,084 sq ft and large plot extending to c. 3.7 acres


The Half Moon is located on the busy A619 in the Derbyshire village of Whitwell Common. Lying just north-west of Whitwell, the pub is roughly equidistant between Worksop and Barlborough on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border, approximately 4 miles to the east of junction 30 of the M1. The historic parish has a population of c. 3,900 and nowadays serves largely as a commuter village, being approx. 15 miles south-east of Sheffield, 11 miles north of Mansfield and 11 miles north-east of Chesterfield.


The Half Moon is a character two and single-storey detached property of stone elevations beneath pitched tiled and flat roofs. The trading areas briefly comprise an entrance hall, with access to Ladies, Gents & Disabled W.C.s, leading to open plan trading area with approx. 120 covers in total, wooden bar servery, feature fireplaces, beamed ceiling and part timber floors; raised dining area with exposed stone walls and access doors to the side and rear.  

The ground floor ancillary areas comprise a large commercial catering kitchen with walk-in fridge & freezer, basement beer cellar, bottle store, office, staff room and garage used for storage.

The domestic accommodation is situated on the first floor and briefly comprises lounge, 3x double bedrooms, lounge with open plan kitchen and bathroom.

To the exterior, the property benefits from extensive grounds including a drinking area to the front, with picnic bench seating for 48, enclosed paved terrace to the side with seating for 64, large beer garden with childrens play equipment and further seating, car par to the front and rear with c. 90 spaces in total, large paddock to the rear (currently unused) and numerous stables.

The area of the site, as measured from digital mapping, is approximately 1.5 Ha, or 3.706 acres and the ground floor footprint extends to 565m² (6,084 ft²).


We are advised that the property is neither Listed nor situated in a conservation area.  Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries to Bolsover District Council.

Fixtures & Fittings

Fixtures and fittings, with the exception of the EPOS system, leased/third party owned and any branded items, will be included in the sale.

Business & Financial Information

Under TUPE regulations, staff are to transfer with the sale of the property. Further information will be provided to bona fide parties.

The business is still trading and no direct approach should be made to staff on the premises.



Rates & Charges

Business Rates
£36,975.00 per annum (based on a Rateable Value of £75,000)
Council Tax
Available on enquiry

Chesterfield Road
Whitwell Common
S80 3EE