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A Substantial Detached Village Public House For Sale

Holcombe Rogus, Devon, UK
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A substantial, detached Devon country village pub with large owner's accommodation on the first floor. Adjoining the property is a residential conversion project with planning permission to convert into two houses. (Planning reference No. 15/01327/FUL).

The Ayshford Arms is a substantial and deceptively spacious, character detached property. Externally, is a substantial car park for 30 vehicles, an enclosed private gardens area and numerous useful outbuildings, workshops, store rooms and barns.

Internal inspection is highly recommended in order to appreciate the exceptionally spacious and versatile accommodation on offer.

Property Information




The Ayshford Arms is situated in the centre of the popular Devon village of Burlescombe. It is approximately five miles west of Wellington and four miles from junction 27 on the M5, with the towns Taunton, Tiverton and the City of Exeter within easy reach. Burlescombe is a rural Devon village with the Grand Western Canal passing through it.

Premises Details:

The premises briefly comprises:-

Ground floor

Main entrance
Door to the front into:-

Entrance lobby
With door into:-

Main bar
Open plan through into:-

The snug area & games room

Former restaurant
Open plan area with exposed ceiling timbers and feature fireplace.

Commercial kitchen

Dry good store

Utility/laundry room
With door to the rear.

Ladies & gents wc's

Beer cellar

Various store rooms

Owner's accommodation
Spacious owner's flat on the first floor, currently arranged as:-

Large lounge/dining room
With dual aspect to front and rear and feature fireplace.

Bedroom 1
Double room with front aspect.

Bedroom 2
Double room with front aspect.

Bedroom 3
Single room with rear aspect.

Two large bedrooms with attic space
One benefitting from en-suite shower room. (We have been informed that these rooms do not have the necessary building regulations/permissions).

Family bathroom
With bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

Adjoining the property is former additional owner's accommodation, which is currently a development conversion project with planning permission for two houses.

To the front of the property is an enclosed lawned garden. Store room/workshop to the rear and detached purpose built skittle alley/function room. There is also a private rear courtyard with parking area for 2-3 vehicles giving access to a large store barn/garage. Beyond are side gardens, which are mainly laid to lawn. Further to the rear is a customer car park with ample space for up to 30 vehicles.

Our client chose to close the property in August 2014. However, it can be easily restored into making a vibrant and popular village public house.

Planning potential
There is tremendous potential to develop all aspects of the property, subject to the necessary planning permission and consents which could offer potential for alternative uses or redevelopment.

Our clients would require an overage clause to be put into any sale contract, which can be discussed with the agents.

Business rates
2017 List: £5,000.

Please note this is not Rates Payable. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with the Local Billing Authority.

Viewing is highly recommended and can be arranged by prior appointment with the Sole Agents, Bettesworths.

Energy Performance Rating:
D  View EPC Graph for this property

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