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Impressive & Beautifully Restored 17th Century Character Inn For Sale

Waterrow, Somerset, UK
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Impressive and beautifully restored 17th Century Character Inn and Restaurant with 8 High Quality Letting Bedrooms, all with private facilities. Refurbished to an exceptionally high standard throughout and offering a stunning business opportunity with Character Bar, Dining Room and Snug Areas (54+), Commercial Catering Kitchen with Ancillary Facilities, Patio Trade Terrace (14+), Customer Car Parking and an Owner’s Private Apartment. Excellent reputation, impressive levels of trade and profits and undoubted potential for new owners to develop all aspects of the trade still further. Stunning and very special business opportunity which warrants an early viewing appointment.

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Living Accommodation:

The well presented and good-sized owner’s apartment briefly comprises open plan Sitting Room with Office Area, ceiling timber, feature wall lights and built in storage cupboards, a Double Bedroom and a luxury Shower Room with a large walk-in shower. Depending on individual requirements, the letting bedrooms could easily be reconfigured to provide additional owner’s bedrooms, if so desired.


The Rock Inn occupies a prominent and highly visible roadside position overlooking the River Tone, adjacent to the B3227 Wiveliscombe to Bampton road, close to the Devon and Somerset border. The small and picturesque country village of Waterrow is surrounded by rural countryside and within an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Rock Inn is situated just over 3 miles from the favoured town of Wiveliscombe which has a good range of day to day amenities including primary and secondary schools.

Premises Details:

The Rock Inn is a substantial and imposing property, built out of local stone, character country inn with origins reputedly dating back to the 17th century. Presented to an exceptionally high standard throughout having been the subject of a fastidious programme of refurbishment and improvement by our clients during their 8 years of ownership, the inn is renowned for its ambiance and character, retaining original charm within a superior trading environment. This high quality destination inn and restaurant is highly regarded for its food and letting bedrooms and briefly comprises:- Main Bar (24+), Dining Room (20+), Snug (10), Commercial Kitchen with Ancillary Facilities, 8 High Quality Letting Bedrooms (all with private bathroom facilities) and a flexible One Bedroom Owner’s Apartment. Externally, the inn has an Alfresco Seating Terrace directly to the front for around 14 customers, Private Customer Car Parking Areas and an Additional Area of Land opposite. The Rock Inn is a highly regarded and exceptionally well-presented quality country inn with strong trading figures and a viewing is highly recommended in order to fully appreciate the exceptional quality and standards inherent throughout all aspects of the property. The potential exists to reconfigure the letting accommodation to provide additional owner’s bedrooms, if so desired.

Business Operation

The business is currently run by our clients, a husband and wife team, with the assistance of two full time and three part time members of staff.

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