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Stunning Country Inn In Taunton For Sale

Taunton, Somerset
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A pretty 2 storey semi-detached property under a pitched tiled roof with painted and rendered elevations. pretty trade garden to the rear with views over the surrounding countryside. There is a separate 2 bed owners cottage to the side and a car park to the front of the property. The building has been extensively improved and refurbished over our clients’ ownership, as well as being recently re-roofed and is a lovely example of a character 16th Century Freehouse in an enviable location.

Property Information




The George Inn is situated in the pretty village of Brompton Regis on the beautiful Exmoor National Park. Brompton Regis (formerly known as Kings Brompton) is a village in west Somerset approximately 5 miles north east of Dulverton. It is situated on the river Haddeo and is close to Wimbleball Lake. The village is approximately a 2 mile drive from the A396 which connects with the local towns of Dulverton and Bampton and on to Tiverton. Tiverton is connected at Junction 27 of the M5, leading north to Bristol and south to Exeter. Brompton Regis is an excellent central base from which to explore Exmoor and the north Devon and Somerset coastlines. The area is extremely popular with walkers, cyclists, bird watchers, horse riders, nature lovers and fishermen.

Premises Details:

The premises comprises:-

main bar/dining area
with seating for circa 50, plenty of character with exposed wood beams, low ceilings, part carpeted and part flagstone floors. 2 feature fireplaces at either end of the trading area, both with cast iron wood burners. The room has many features including a pretty glazed bay window seating area and is furnished with a range of rustic timber tables and an assortment of chairs. Timber topped and fronted bar servery to far end of the room with a number of beer fonts, handles and back bar shelving. Door to trade garden.

Commercial kitchen
well-equipped kitchen with a 5* hygiene rating. Tiled floors and full extraction. 6 ring gas range and oven, 3 deep fat fryers, 2 microwaves, salamander grill, hot plate, central servery unit, double sink and drainer, dishwasher, various shelving and work tops with various refrigeration units.

Beer cellar
at ground floor level and naturally temperature controlled.

Skittle alley
situated at the far end of the building. A light and airy room with skittle run and equipment.

Freezer room/store room

ladies & gents cloakrooms

first floor
4 well presented letting rooms, all en-suite with colour tv's and tea & coffee making facilities. All rooms have stunning views down through the valley.

1. Twin room
with en-suite bath, shower attachment, wc and wash hand basin.

2. Double room
with en-suite bath, shower attachment, wc and wash hand basin.

3. Double room
with en-suite bath, shower attachment, wc and wash hand basin.

4. Twin room
with en-suite double shower with wc and wash hand basin.

Owners accommodation

large living room
with elevated views.

Family bathroom
with shower, wc and wash hand basin.

Laundry cupboard

double bedroom
with en-suite bath, wc and wash hand basin. Built in wardrobes. N.b. This area of the building provides flexible space with the owners’ accommodation comfortably converting to a family suite providing 2 letting rooms with a bathroom for each room.


trade garden
a beautiful beer garden running the length of the building with views down the valley. The garden has a right of way to the millennium green, a space owned by the millennium charitable trust to which the trustees are members of the village of brompton regis, a local open space used by all the community. This is also used by the pub from time to time with permission from the trustees for overspill for functions & events.

Car park
situated to the front of the pub for customers.

Situated to the side of the property.
Situated to the side of the property.

situated to the side of the main building with a gated courtyard area to the front.

Ground floor hallway

with fully fitted domestic units, quite recently refitted and refurbished.
Living room

understair cupboard

ground floor wc

first floor

2 double bedrooms

airing cupboard

family bathroom

attic area
used for storage.


kennel/wood shed

separate garden shed


n.b. This cottage is currently used by the owner to house a relative although it is again flexible space which could be used for further owners’ accommodation or alternatively as a holiday let which would produce significant income for the business.

General information

rateable value
we have been informed by the local billing authority that the following rateable value applies:

2017 list: £7,000

currently no rates payable at the property under small business rates relief. Interested parties are advised to contact the local billing authority, somerset west & taunton borough council.

the george inn at brompton regis is a classic country inn located in the beautiful exmoor national park. The inn services the local village of brompton regis and the surrounding villages and the further catchment area, attracting a considerable amount of tourist trade through out the year, peaking during the busy summer months.

The letting rooms appeal to guests year round and are very popular with fisherman visiting the local wimbleball lake together with walkers and cyclists. The current tariff for the rooms are £70 per night for a double/twin, with single occupancy charged at £50 for a twin room or £60 for a double. Each room price includes a full english breakfast.

The business is open throughout the week although closed lunchtimes mondays through to thursdays. The business is run by the ‘owner couple’ together with one other member of staff. The pub provides a welcoming atmosphere and is run very much as a 'proper' pub with a community feel. The george stocks a good selection of real ales, wines and spirits and has a classic pub menu to compliment the bar. Sunday roasts are popular, served to the table with a choice of 1 or 2 courses.

The george benefits from a significant amount of business trade and is popular with contractors and business people with its excellent fibre broadband wifi. The george also attracts a steady stream of function trade including the local farm shoot.

Further trading figures will be realised to bona fide interested parties following a formal viewing through the sole selling agents, bettesworths. The sale of the george inn provides a rare opportunity to purchase one of the few freehouses on exmoor national park.

we have been informed the property is connected to all mains services.

to include furnishing and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied but excluding the owners' personal effects.

wet and dry stock in trade and Bar Glassware will be taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of completion.

The sale of the George Inn provides a rare opportunity to purchase one of the few freehouses on Exmoor National Park.

Energy Performance Rating:
D  View EPC Graph for this property

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