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The Globe Inn is reputedly 500 years old and is a Grade II Listed two storey property. The property is arranged as four trade areas and commercial kitchen the Ground Floor with 4 bedroom owner’s accommodation on the First Floor. The Globe Inn occupies a large site extending to 0.25 hectares (0.63 acres) with large beer garden to the rear as well as a car park for approximately 40 vehicles. The Inn is currently closed however is a turnkey operation having only shut in February 2020.
The Globe Inn is situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Appley on the Devon/Somerset border approximately 5.5 miles to the west of Wellington. The village has its own primary school and is surrounded by rural countryside. From the North:- Come off the M5 at junction 26 and follow direction A38 to Exeter. After about 4 miles, take the right hand turn to Ashbrittle/Greenham. Follow the lane going through Greenham then Appley. Once in Appley, turn right before the primary school following the signs for The Globe Inn. We are a 1/4 mile from the school, after the Tracebridge sign The Globe is the first drive on the left hand side at the top of the hill. From the South:- Come off the M5 at junction 27 and follow direction A38 to Wellington/Taunton. After about 3 miles, take the left turn to Ashbrittle/Greenham. At the next junction take a left and follow the lane going through Greenham then Appley. Once in Appley, turn right before the primary school following the signs for The Globe Inn. The Globe is about 1/4 mile from the school.
The premises comprises:-
Attractive entrance hall
with old brick flooring and doors to:-
front room main bar
window to the front, exposed ceiling beam, open fireplace and recently remodelled timber topped bar servery. Stripped wood flooring. To the left of the hall:-
second trade area
windows to the front and side, attractive brick flooring, beamed ceiling, timber clad walls to dado level and seating for approximately 20 at timber topped tables with upholstered high back chairs and bench seats. Open fireplace with tiled hearth and brick surround, doorway and steps up to:-
top room trade area
window to the side, beamed ceiling, timber clad walls, seating for approximately 16 at timber topped table with upholstered high back chairs and large stone open fireplace with lpg wood burning stove.
windows to the side and rear, laminate wood flooring, dado rail, seating for circa 22. Wall light points and large stone open fireplace with lpg cast iron stove.
fully equipped with a good range of commercial fixtures and fittings including extraction and non slip flooring.
Rear hall/coffee prep area
temperature controlled beer cellar
with ring main and python system, stillages for real ales and door to keg drop for deliveries. From the entrance hall.
first floor owners accommodation
currently used by the owner but with scope to add letting accommodation.
window to the side, laminated wooden flooring, central heating radiator and open fireplace with lpg living flame fire.
small kitchen with window to the side, a range of light oak base and wall units with dark roll edge work surfaces over, built in bosch twin ring electric hob with cooker hood over, inset single stainless steel sink and drainer and laminated wooden floor.
large double room, window to the rear overlooking the gardens, carpeted, beamed ceiling, central heating radiator, door to built in wardrobe. En-suite bathroom tiled shower cubicle with glass doors and shower fitting over, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled walls and floor and chrome heated towel rail.
windows to the front and side with open country views, carpeted, l shaped double room, central heating radiator and broadband point.
Shower & wc
velux roof light to the rear, shower, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and heated chrome towel rail.
small double room, window to the rear, carpeted and central heating radiator.
double room, window to the front, carpeted and central heating radiator.
adjacent to the pub there is a modern building housing:-
windows to the front and rear, concrete skittle alley with return chute, central heating radiators and carpeted area with seating for approximately 16 at leather style sofas and steel bar stools at high level tables.
non slip flooring, tiled walls, 2 cubicles with close coupled wc’s, vanity unit with two inset wash hand basins, tiled walls, central heating radiator and electric hand dryer.
non slip floor, 2 wall hung urinals, single cubicle with close coupled wc, 2 wash hand basins, tiled walls, electric hand dryer and central heating radiator.
Disabled cloakroom/baby changer
non slip flooring, close couple wc, wash hand basin, electric hand dryer and baby changing table.
Dry goods store
non slip flooring, racking for dry goods, central heating boiler and door to:-
walk in fridge unit
with connecting door to rear walk in freezer.
Adjacent to the new block there is an attractive private owners garden laid to lawn with patio area and good sized storage shed.
To the rear of the pub there is a gravelled customer car park with parking for approximately 25 cars and adjacent to this is a beautifully presented level trade garden laid to lawn with fence and hedge surrounding, seating for 36 at traditional pub bench seats, purpose built children’s play area. Fenced off area housing the calor gas tanks.
adjoining the main property, currently unused, with planning consent for first floor to be converted to a 1 bed holiday let with storage area below.
self- contained space used for storage & office.
2017 list: £8,250, currently under appeal. This is not rates payable. Council tax band b. For information, we advise you to contact the local authority, taunton deane borough council.
closed since february 2020 but was that of a popular rural inn drawing trade from the many surrounding villages and larger conurbations of wellington, tiverton, wiveliscombe and taunton. The globe is well known for its atmosphere and character and had a healthy mix of wet and food trade. The closure and sale of the globe inn was been brought about by poor health.
The sale of the globe inn presents a unique opportunity to buy a previously well-established rural business poised to grow further under new ownership, ideally an 'owner driver' couple.
we understand that the property is connected to mains electricity and has its own water treatment plant. 2 new calor gas tanks provide fuel for control heating, hot water, cooking and fireplace.
to include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners’ personal effects.
Transfer of a going concern (togc)
the sale of the property includes the goodwill of the business and trade inventory and will be subject to transfer of undertakings (protection of employment) regulations (tupe) if applicable.
it is unlikely that there will be any stock to transfer.
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