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FOR SALE: The Royal Oak Inn, Withypool, Exmoor

FOR SALE: The Royal Oak Inn, Withypool, Exmoor - 1st December 2017

QUINTESSENTIAL CHARACTER MOORLAND VILLAGE INN WITH 8 QUALITY LETTING BEDROOMS, FREE OF TIE LEASE WITH EXCELLENT LEVELS OF TRADE

THE ROYAL OAK INN, WITHYPOOL, EXMOOR, SOMERSET, TA24 7QP
FREE OF TIE LEASEHOLD: £95,000

The sale of The Royal Oak represents an excellent opportunity to purchase a well established and well regarded character village inn, in an extremely desirable area. The Inn is prominently placed in Withypool, a pretty village nestling in the valley of the Exmoor National Park and an ideal place from which to tour Exmoor’s beauty spots and attractions. The stunning Tarr Steps, Dunkery Beacon and Dunster Castle are only a short drive away, as indeed are the popular centres of Lynton and Minehead. There are a wealth of activities in the area, including walking, fishing, shooting, cycling and horse riding. The Royal Oak is especially renowned for its popularity as a fine sporting inn, and as a consequence is very busy in the winter months, which ensures good year round levels of trade.

With origins reputedly dating back over 300 years, The Royal Oak Inn is a spacious detached character property and is one of the best known inns on Exmoor. Presented to a high standard throughout, the property retains much of the original charm and character including magnificent open fireplaces, exposed ceiling timbers, and this high quality destination inn briefly comprises:- Public Bar (seating 30 plus), Lounge Bar (28 plus), Restaurant (26 plus), Commercial Catering Kitchen, 8 Letting Bedrooms to sleep up to 16 guests and a 2 Bedroom Owners Apartment. Externally, to the front is a Patio Trade Terrace as well as a Rear Private Courtyard Garden, 4 Storage Sheds, Private Owners Customer Car Parking and a good sized Private Paddock Area.

The Royal Oak Inn trades as a high quality, destination food led moorland inn with trade derived not only from the village but also the surrounding villages and towns nearby. The business benefits from its own website www.royaloakwithypool.co.uk which provides further background information on the business. Our clients advise that there is potential and opportunities to develop the business still further, particularly by increasing the current trading hours and introducing all day opening for both the bar and the food, particularly during the summer months.

The business is for sale on a free of tie leasehold basis with an asking price of £95,000. Full property details are available from the website www.stonesmith.co.uk. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please call 01392 201262

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