Filleigh, Barnstaple, EX32
Public house for sale
Public House, Catering
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Within Filliegh, close to South Molton and easily accessed from the North Devon Link Road is this very popular country inn which has been serving the local and tourist trade for over 60 years.
The property is surrounded by rich pastureland and lush woodland not far from the stately home of Castle Hill which is the home of the Fortescue family since 1454 and steeped in history.
The market town of South Molton is around 3 miles away and offers a host of local shops as well as a regular market selling local produce and services, whilst the town of Barnstaple is about 7 miles away.
Exmoor and the coast are within easy motoring distance.
Described as a property that just keeps giving this traditional 16th Century thatched cottage started its life as a working farm but for the last 60 years has been a character country inn with exposed beams, olde worlde fire places and split level accommodation. It provides a delightful family home and income opportunity.
There are four distinct public areas all served by a well-stocked bar. To one wing is a large commercial kitchen as well as numerous stock rooms and prep rooms.
Upstairs are 4 cosy letting bedrooms and a private self-contained 3 bedroom owner’s suite.
Outside of the property is a detached stone barn used as a freezer room, a private enclosed lawned garden to the rear, a cellar, plus two further outbuildings.
The ridge on the roof of the main property has very recently been re-thatched and the remaining thatch cleaned. The property boasts a large 30 space car park and a substantial duck pond surrounded by mature trees, overlooked by a wisteria covered pergola. In all we understand the land plot extends to around 1.5 acres.
With excellent ratings on TripAdvisor this family run country inn has a turnover of around £341,583 per annum.
Offering a food led business with a well-stocked menu of home cooked locally sourced food supplying traditional home-cooked bar meals to more contemporary dishes and in the evening an Á la carte menu which really showcases the owner's culinary skills. The property has a single, a double, a twin and family letting rooms all with TV's and tea/coffee-making facilities. The inn opens at lunchtime from Tuesday to Sunday from midday to 2.30 and then from 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm every evening except Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, in normal non-covid times.
The business has a well presented website including a virtual tour: www.stagshead.co.uk
Strictly by appointment through the selling agents.