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Old House at Home, Dormansland

West Street, Dormansland, Surrey, RH7 6QP

The Old House at Home is a traditional village pub located just west of Dormansland close to Lingfield, Surrey.


Key features

  • Wet led village community pub 
  • U-shape trade area with open fire and feature bar servery 
  • Snug & restaurant dining area for approx. 25 covers  
  • Great outdoor patio area to front of the property for approx. 40 covers
  • Private customer car park opposite the pub
  • Small 2 bed private accommodation



Originally a pair of Victorian cottages, the Old House at Home is a  traditional village pub located just west of Dormansland near to Lingfield, Surrey.

The Old House at Home always has something going on to keep the village locals entertained. Live bands and acoustic nights take place once a month together with occasional themed food nights, quizzes and regular private parties and events.

Internally you will find the Old House at Home in great condition throughout, it boasts an oak beamed u-shaped trade area with a feature bar servery and an open fire place, a small snug area and a restaurant dining room for approx. 25 covers, which can also be utilised as private dining or event space.

Outside, the spacious trade patio area accommodates approx.40 covers with beautiful views over the North Downs and there is a private customer car park directly opposite the pub.

Moving forward, Shepherd Neame is looking for tenants that enjoy the village way of life and that understand the importance of immersing themselves in to the local community in order to continue developing the Old House at Home as a successful locals pub.

For more information or to arrange a formal viewing of this site, please contact us on 01795 542132.


Central feature bar servery with u-shaped bar area. Restaurant dining room for approx. 25 covers and a snug. Approx. 45 covers in total


Small well equipped trade kitchen


Trade patio area to the front of the property for approx. 40 covers. Private customer car parking opposite the pub


Small private accommodation includes 2 double bedrooms, lounge, bathroom and toilet

Capital Requirements

Estimated capital requirements

Trading deposit£5000
Contract deposit
refundable on day of charge
Repair scheme
+ monthly payments £50
Stock, glassware, cutlery, crockery, etc
Estimated subject to independent valuation by trade broker and stock taker
Working capital£5000
Training deposit
£750 refundable on completion of training
Total estimated ingoings£34500

Minimal capital considered

Minimum capital considered
Based on: Trading deposit + stock, glassware, cutlery,
crockery, etc, working capital + training deposits + misc
Please note: Where only minimal capital is available inventory will be rentalised.

Rent and charges


Year 1Year 2Year 3
Per anum£26000£26624£27300
Per week£500£512£525

Council tax

Band A

Trading information


Year ending 30 June

2017 2018 2019 2020
All beer and cider
158 147 108 80
433 251 397 176

Premium packaged spirits (eg WKD)
4 3 4 4
Traditional Spirits
39 24 36 16
Ready to drink litres
2527 1748 2416 1207

Estimated food turnover

£350 per week approximately

Shepherd Neame has no access to the tenant's food turnover figures. Please note this figure is estimated as accurately as possible at time of publishing.

Licence information

Hours authorised by the premises licence

Supply of alcohol, background music and provision of late night refreshment.

Sunday - Thursday - 10.00 - 00.00
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 01.00

Open to the public

Sunday - Thursday - 10.00 - 00.30
Friday - Saturday - 10.00 - 01.30

Live music

Monday - Sunday - 10.00 - 00.00

Agreement Overview

  • This pub is being offered on a traditional rolling tenancy agreement that is subject to a five year rent review
  • This agreement is covered by the ‘Landlord & Tenant Act’
  • This is a fully tied agreement across all beer, cider, wine, PPS, spirits and minerals
  • Any deviation from the standard terms outlined above should be discussed at interview stage with your designated Business Development Manager
  • Please note that we require all licensees to pass the Pre-Entry Awareness Training Course (PEAT) a minimum of five days before you can attend a formal shortlist interview with us. Please ask us for more information about PEAT if required
  • You can see our code of practice at the top of this page