WELL REGARDED CHARACTER INN WITH HIGH QUALITY LETTING ROOMS IN SOUGHT AFTER DORSET VILLAGE
THE STAPLETON ARMS, BUCKORN WESTON, GILLINGHAM, DORSET, SP8 5HS
FREEHOLD: £725,000 PLUS VAT
Property specialists Stonesmith are marketing the sale of The Stapleton Arms, a substantial and highly impressive 18th Century Grade II Listed character village inn set in grounds which extend to over ¾ acre. Recently closed, due to unforeseen circumstances, the inn has been the subject of fastidious renovation and refurbishment to exacting standards by our clients during their 12 years of ownership and is presented and furnished to a high standard throughout. The premises offer 4 high quality boutique style En-Suite Letting Bedrooms, an attractive Main Bar and Dining Area with approximately 50+ covers, a Separate Restaurant for 32+ customers, well equipped Commercial Catering Kitchen with associated ancillary facilities, and a spacious and well presented 3 Double Bedroom Self-Contained Owners Accommodation. Externally, the large grounds incorporate a large Car Park area for around 50 vehicles, Single Garage, an attractive Patio Terrace to the front (16+), an Enclosed Lawned Trade Garden to the rear offering al fresco seating for around 40+ customers and a small Paddock Field.
The Stapleton Arms is situated in a picturesque and highly sought after Dorset village of Buckhorn Weston near Gillingham. Buckhorn Weston is a typical and attractive North Dorset village, nestling on the slopes of the Buckhorn Vale. This affluent village is located around 4 miles from the towns of Wincanton and Gillingham, 8 miles from the ancient hilltop town of Shaftesbury, 12 miles from Sherborne with its historic castles and abbey. Gillingham offers a main rail link to London Waterloo and the A303 London to the Westcountry trunk road is around 4 miles away. There are a wealth of attractions in the area including Longleat Safari Park, National Trust’s Stower Head, Wincanton Racecourse and Yeovilton Air Museum.
The Stapleton Arms is presented to an exceptionally high standard throughout and traded as a quality destination country pub and restaurant with letting bedrooms. An attractive character property, The Stapleton Arms has previously received numerous awards and accolades as well as being featured in the Good Pub Guide, The Good Beer Guide and the Michelin Guide.
The freehold business is on the market for £725,000 plus VAT. Please contact Stonesmith for further details. Full property details are available from the website www.stonesmith.co.uk and viewings arranged by calling 01392 201262.