The Highwayman’s Haunt, Chudleigh, Devon SOLD

Well known Westcountry dining pub/restaurant, with impressive levels of trade and set in 4 acres of grounds.

Dating back to 1300s and originally a Devon longhouse, The Highwaymans Haunt in Chudleigh has retained much of its original character and features. It was extended in the latter part of the 20th century to provide additional trade and catering facilities but still retains the olde worlde charm. The pub/restaurant now provides an enviable turnover and loyal following. The business however is now for sale through licensed property specialists Stonesmith of Exeter.

The Higwaymans Haunt is one of the westcountrys most renowned and well regarded destination pub/restaurant. It enjoys a strong customer base and following from a wide catchment area, with regular repeat trade. The business is food led with the emphasis on fresh local produce with a range of carefully selected wines, beers, cask ales, spirits and soft drinks. It is also a popular destination for weddings and functions.

The pub/restaurant is in a rural location close to the A38 Devon Expressway, from Exeter to Plymouth, and just on the fringes of Dartmoor National Park. Despite Chudleigh being a town it retails a village atmosphere. The market town of Newton Abbot is just 7 miles away and the regional capital of Exeter 8 miles.

An impressive and attractive Grade 2 Listed detached property, it has over the past 5 years been refurbished and sympathetically upgraded throughout and briefly comprises, a lounge bar for 24 brassier for 40, Olde restaurant for 50 +, the stables with seating for 20, a commercial catering kitchen with extensive back up facilities and a spacious 4 bedroomed, first floor, owners apartment.

Outside the grounds are award winning, having been voted Green Kings “National Best Pub Garden of the Year” in 2013. The grounds incorporate paddocks, formal gardens, a children’s play area, private garden, trade terrace with seating for 150 and an outside bar that is open in the summer months together with a professional BBQ and ice cream stand. There is also an extensive car park for 70 plus vehicles.

The leasehold interest was sold off an asking price of £50,000. Details of all our current businesses are available from the website and viewings arranged by calling 01392 201262. If you are thinking of selling your business or would like to have a confidential, no obligation chat, please give Mike Phillips a call.