FOR SALE: SUBSTANTIAL CHARACTER DARTMOOR INN SET IN OVER 5 ACRES. AN EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY – RECENTLY RENOVATED
THE FOREST INN, HEXWORTHY, DARTMOOR, DEVON, PL20 6SD
Stonesmith are marketing the freehold sale of The Forest Inn, an historic and renowned Dartmoor coaching inn with origins reputedly dating back to the late 1800. Enjoying extensive views over Dartmoor National Park moorland, the property comprises of a substantial detached three storey building which has been recently refurbished by our clients, notably to include the installation of a biomass woodchip boiler, at a cost of around £90,000. This iconic moorland destination inn briefly comprises; – Main Bar (15+), Snug Lounge (12), Family/Games Room, Dining Room (31), Commercial Catering Kitchen with Ancillary Facilities, 6 Letting Bedrooms, each with Private Bathroom Facilities and 4 further Ensuite Bedrooms currently used as Staff Rooms. In addition, there are Three separate Apartments within the main property (2 x 1 bedroom and 1 x 2 bedroom). An adjacent former bunk house building houses a Two further Apartments (1 x 2 bedroom and 1 large studio apartment) with separate Workshop Area. The grounds extend to over 5 acres in total and incorporate numerous Outbuildings including Stables and Store Rooms, a Trade Terrace to the rear of the inn (64), Lawned Gardens, Paddock Field and extensive Customer Car Parking for around 40 vehicles.
The Forest Inn is located in the attractive small rural moorland hamlet of Hexworthy, overlooking the Dart Valley and with extensive views. It is a popular tourist location set in the heart of Dartmoor National Park located 6 miles from Princetown, and 9 miles from Ashburton.
The Forest Inn is a renowned Dartmoor coaching inn providing freshly prepared food, quality ales and wines, within a refurbished character building. Enjoying an established reputation and strong levels of trade with excellent levels of regular repeat business and a local following, which is boosted by year round visitors to the area and a destination trade from the surrounding villages and towns. The business has its own website www.forestinndartmoor.co.uk which provides further background information.
The freehold property is on the market for a recently reduced price of £725,000. Full property details are available from the website www.stonesmith.co.uk and viewings arranged by calling 01392 201262.