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The Moat House in Caerphilly, South Wales has recently been fully refurbished and sits within our Great local’s community format. It has a good food and wet trade and has our new interactive darts board, Sky Sports, Pool table and a large outside area. Caerphilly is steeped with history, bordering with Glamorgan and Monmouthshire and with Caerphilly Castle, Europe’s largest moated castle only 10 minutes away, this makes the Moat House a perfect place to stop and unwind.


  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 1 single bedroom
  • Private bathroom 
  • Reception/living area 
  • Estimated Weekly Sales 
  • £12,000
  • Sales Mix
  • 70:30 wet
  • Retailer % Earnings
  • 22%                 
  • Legal Fees
  • £360
  • Working Capital 
  • £0
  • Security Deposit
  • £5,000
  • Total in-going Costs
  • £5,360
Please see attached images of the pub 
The Opportunity
About the agreement:

Our retail agreement is ideal for someone looking to run their own pub business for a small in-going fee. Income is based on a percentage of the pub’s weekly sales, so the more you grow the business, the more you can earn.
  • Self-employed opportunity
  • Five year, rent free agreement
  • Take home between 20% to 25% of the total weekly turnover
  • All wet and food stock is supplied and paid for by Marston's
  • Marston's pay for the utility bills (excluding council tax), repairs and provide fixtures and fittings
  • Induction training is provided together with additional on-going training

What we ask from you....

  • Hiring and employing your own staff
  • Payment of Council Tax on the private residential accommodation above the pub and any insurance costs (excluding building insurance)
  • Providing you security deposit and legal fees (including VAT)
  • Obtain independent professional advice from a qualified accountant and a qualified solicitor
  • Holding a Personal License
  • Completing Marston's Induction Training
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for pubs and hospitality and can offer full support to make your dream of owning a pub become reality! 

The Moat House has lots of potential for a sales and standards focussed operator who can interact with the community whilst building on an already successful food trade.

Did you know?

Marston’s has a wide range of opportunities for a wide range of people, but one thing’s for sure, our passion for pubs is at the heart of all we do. We’ve got 183 years of experience in brewing beer and running a range of successful pubs throughout the UK, so you could say we’ve got a pretty good track record!