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SOLD: The Dartmoor Inn, Nr Okehampton

SOLD: The Dartmoor Inn, Nr Okehampton - 19th July 2019

DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS DARTMOOR CHARACTER INN, IN HIGHLY VISIBLE LANDMARK TRADING POSITION
THE DARTMOOR INN, MOORSIDE, LYDFORD, NR OKEHAMPTON, DEVON EX20 4AY

Property specialists, Stonesmith of Exeter, are delighted to have sold the renowned Dartmoor Inn at Lydford. This substantial character-filled former coaching inn occupies a prominent landmark trading position on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, close to the desirable village of Lydford and the famous Lydford Gorge. Situated on the north west fringes of Dartmoor National Park, and on one of the main arterial routes across Dartmoor National Park, The Dartmoor Inn is ideally situated as a resting point for anyone travelling through the Westcountry or for those wishing to discover and tour Dartmoor’s renowned and unspoilt moorland and popular tourist spots

Presented to an extremely high standard throughout, the inn offers a bar and several dining rooms as well as 3 high quality En-Suite Letting Bedrooms. There is an exceptionally well-equipped Commercial Catering Kitchen with associated ancillary facilities and Owners Private Accommodation. Externally the property benefits from extensive Car Parking for 40 plus vehicles and an attractive Patio Terrace.

The Dartmoor Inn is an extremely successful and well-regarded country inn and restaurant with an excellent reputation. The business has been bought by a local Lydford family; Andrew and Jo Chisholm, together with their daughter Tess and her husband Jay Barker-Jones. They are all thrilled to have taken over the business.

Tess and Jay will be running the business on a day to day basis and are looking forward to meeting both existing and future customers. The new menu will reflect the very best of local produce, and chef Jay is looking forward to sharing his unique twist on classic dishes. The business has its own website www.dartmoorinn.com which provides further background information.

Mike Phillips, Director at selling agents Stonesmith said:

“The sale of this popular moorland inn is yet further evidence of the resurgence in the freehold pub market, demonstrated throughout 2019. We wish Tess, Jay, Andrew and Jo every success with their new venture, and previous owners Philip Burgess and Andrew Honey every success with their future projects.”

The freehold business was sold off an asking price of £435,000.

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Thanks for your assistance and perseverance during the sale of the cafe

Jim Hannan - Previous owner Cafe at 36, Exeter