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FOR SALE: Virginia Ash, Henstridge, Somerset

FOR SALE: Virginia Ash, Henstridge, Somerset - 5th September 2018

FOR SALE: EXCEPTIONAL HIGH TURNOVER CHARACTER VILLAGE INN OCCUPYING A PROMINENT LANDMARK TRADING POSITION
THE VIRGINIA ASH, SHERBORNE ROAD, HENSTRIDGE, SOMERSET BA8 0PL
FREEHOLD: £1,075,000

Property specialists, Stonesmith of Exeter, are delighted to be marketing the freehold of The Virginia Ash, an extremely well presented and deceptively spacious character village freehouse. The inn occupies a prominent and landmark trading position at a busy intersection of the A30 and A375 main roads in the sought after and thriving Somerset village of Henstridge, close to the Dorset border.

This well-appointed and well regarded free of tie village inn is Grade II listed, and retains many attractive character features along with an extensive inventory of quality fixtures and fittings. The business briefly comprises of interconnected open plan character Bar & Dining Areas with exposed timbers, stonework and open fireplace, Family Dining Area/Restaurant, an impressive and extremely well equipped Commercial Catering Kitchen and spacious self-contained 7 bedroomed family Owners Accommodation, with potential for conversion to letting bedrooms if so desired.

Externally the pub is set in approximately an acre of grounds which incorporates extensive Customer Car Parking for around 100 vehicles, attractive lawned and Patio Trade Gardens, Children’s Play Area, and various useful outbuildings and garages.

The Virginia Ash is an extremely popular destination pub and well-known landmark, which is well presented throughout and offers extensive customer trade areas. The pub enjoys an extremely high level of turnover, with trading information for the year ending July 2018 showing a turnover of £630,389 excluding VAT. The family friendly pub caters for large numbers of both passing and local trade. The business is run as a traditional British pub which opens all day but only offers food at lunchtimes and during the evenings. The business benefits from a 5 Star Food Hygiene rating and has its own website www.thevirginiaashpub.co.uk which provides further information on the business.

The freehold of this high turnover business is on the market for £1,075,000. Full property details are available from the website www.stonesmith.co.uk and viewings arranged by calling 01392 201262.

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Thank you Mike and Joan for everything you have done for us in the sale of Wellington Farm. We truly appreciate all of your efforts on our behalf.

Ian Attwell and Alan Candy - Former owners of Wellington Farm B&B and Tea Gardens