Pub is sold for £300,000 sum

A NEW lease of life could be on the cards for a Yapton pub after it is sold.

The village’s Olive Branch has been sold to the to the Bellsure Group for £300,000 by Savills.

Nick Lyell, in the leisure and trading team at Savills, said: “The Olive Branch benefits from a prominent location in the heart of Yapton, an affluent residential area with good access to the A27 and A29.

“Further benefiting from a sizable plot, this property has strong potential for development and would lend itself well to residential conversion, subject to planning.”

The two-storey detached pub has a bar, games area and kitchen on the ground floor plus living accommodation on the first floor.