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The Craythorne – for sale at guide of £1.15m

8.21am 16th June 2011 - Property - This story was updated on Saturday, June 25th, 2011

The Craythorne offers obvious potential for growth, particularly on the golf side

GVA Humberts Leisure, property specialists to the golf and golf hotel industries, is instructed to market The Craythorne, Burton-upon-Trent. A guide price of £1.15 million has been set for the freehold property, which is being offered to the market as the current owner is retiring and relocating abroad.

which is located on the northern outskirts of Burton-upon-Trent, comprises: a mature, undulating 18 hole 5,642 yard (par 68) golf course; 13 bay floodlit golf range; practice facilities and a greenkeeping complex; along with a substantial club-house with lounge bar, restaurant and four function rooms. Tree lined fairways, natural undulations and far reaching views over the historic brewing city of Burton-upon-Trent and the Staffordshire and Derbyshire countryside combine to provide a fine setting for the property, which has matured very well since opening in 1972.

The Craythorne operates as a pub-restaurant and is a locally renowned function, conference and weddings venue, as well as a golf facility. The business mix is approximately 67% food and beverage income; with 33% membership, green fee and range income. The Club has a loyal golf membership (with potential for growth), a convivial atmosphere and an established trading record.

Ben Allen who is leading the sale comments: “The Craythorne is a very well presented business, with an exceptional clubhouse that is

The club-house with lounge bar, restaurant and four function rooms

furnished, fitted and equipped to a high standard. The business mix widens the likely range of purchasers to include those from the food & beverage and licensed trades as well as lifestyle buyers and those from the golf sector. Whilst the Craythorne is a very well run business, the property offers obvious potential for growth, particularly on the golf side.”

For further information on The Craythorne or to discuss your golf property requirements please contact: Ben Allen BSc (Hons) MRICS or Martin Brister FRICS on Tel: 01962 835 960, or email:

Humberts Leisure


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