STUNNING DETACHED 14TH CENTURY GRADE II LISTED THATCHED COUNTRY INN SITUATED CLOSE TO BRIDPORT AND THE DORSET COAST
THE SHAVE CROSS INN, SHAVE CROSS, BRIDPORT, DORSET, DT6 6HW
Stonesmith are delighted to be marketing the sale of the freehold of this impressive character detached freehouse, presented to a high standard throughout. The Shave Cross Inn is a quintessential Grade II Listed two storey thatched public house with origins dating back to 1300s. This attractive country pub is renowned for its ambience, retaining much of the original charm and character, and reputedly has the oldest thatched skittle alley in Britain. With open fireplaces, flagstone flooring, and beamed ceilings, this quality destination dining pub represents an ideal opportunity for new owners to develop all aspects of the trade still further. There is a character Main Bar, Snug Bar and Restaurant, with a Skittle Alley/Function Room with its own bar servery . There is also an impressive and recently refurbished family sized 4 Bedroom Owners Accommodation and a separate building housing 4 high quality En-Suite Letting Bedrooms.
Externally, and a real feature of this property, are the stunning mature Lawned Gardens offering al fresco seating for 80 customers with raised flowerbed borders, feature raised fishpond and Barbecue Area, and a Customer Car Park with spaces for around 30 vehicles.
The Shave Cross Inn is situated in the hamlet of Shave Cross in the centre of the beautiful Marshwood Vale in an unspoilt rural part of West Dorset. The inn is surrounded by picturesque countryside and is around 4 miles, as the crow flies, from the Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast which has been awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO for its beautiful and unspoilt surroundings. The lively market town of Bridport is just 4 miles south east, with Charmouth 4 miles south west and the picturesque coastal town of Lyme Regis just 6 miles away.
The Shave Cross Inn is a well established, well regarded and well known business which enjoys a good local trade and word of mouth recommendations, and also a significant seasonal boost from tourists visiting the area during the holiday months. The pub is extremely well regarded for its well kept real ales and high quality freshly prepared food using the finest local produce available. The business benefits from a comprehensive website, www.shavecrossinn.co.uk which provides further background information.
The freehold property is on the market for £565,000. Full property details are available from the website www.stonesmith.co.uk and viewings arranged by calling 01392 201262.