Restaurant for sale

West Street, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £765,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine period house with income
  • Award winning bed and breakfast business
  • Fully Licenced
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms all en-suite
  • Highly regarded Exmoor village
  • Coast within 2.5 miles
  • County Town Taunton 25 miles
  • Within the Exmoor National Park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Spears Cross is located in the highly regarded medieval Exmoor village of Dunster which is steeped in history. The village is dominated by the National Trust owned magnificent Dunster Castle and is a major attraction for tourists throughout the year.

The property dates back to around 1460 and exudes history, charm and atmosphere retaining many inherent character features, to include a wealth of exposed beams and timbers, inglenook fireplace, leaded light windows with seats and beech muntin screens. The beautifully presented accommodation has been sympathetically improved together with the comforts of gas fired central heating and is equally suitable as a desirable family home together with potential to create separate annexe accommodation.

THE BUSINESS
Spears Cross has traded as a bed and breakfast since the mid 1960's, the present owners having run a successful quality boutique style business for the past nine years. The property is fully licenced, is equipped with wireless fire alarm, all rooms offer quality Relyon super king-size beds, Panasonic flat screen TV's, Bose music system and many other treats. The property has its own website www.spearscross.co.uk together with a raft of awards to include 2009 South West Tourism Excellence Award, 2013 and 2014 winners of the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award. There is also further potential to provide evening meals, tea garden and the outside office was once used as a small shop. (A copy of the accounts can be made available to interested parties on request).

ACCOMMODATION

Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises;

Heavy studded timber door leading through to

Lobby Double opening part leaded doors to

Reception Hall Beech muntin screen, radiator, understairs cupboard and fitted carpet.

Dining Room Recessed stone fireplace with beam over, exposed beams, radiator and exposed timber flooring.

Sitting Room A beautiful room with large stone inglenook fireplace with heavy beam over, inset woodburner sat on a quarry tiled hearth, recessed cupboard, two radiators, exposed beams and exposed timber flooring.

Family Room A double aspect room with stone fireplace and woodburner, window seat, exposed beams, radiators, fitted carpet, connecting door to utility room.

Double doors from the reception hall give access to

Rear Hall Tiled floor, door to outside and off which is the kitchen and utility room.

Kitchen A double aspect room fitted with a range of base and wall units with Corian work surfaces over, stainless steel single drainer double bowl sink unit with mixer tap together with a separate circular stainless steel sink, cupboards and drawers under, plumbing for dishwasher, matching island unit with cupboards under and incorporating a breakfast bar, tiled recess with Lacanche range cooker, recessed tall larder cupboard and tiled flooring.

Utility Room Base unit and tall cupboards, matching wall cupboard, plumbing for washing machine, electric panelled radiator and tiled flooring.

A carpeted staircase from the hall leads to

First Floor Landing Part timber panelled walls, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 (Porlock) To the front of the property, leaded window, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, timber pillars, muntin screen, two radiators, Victorian fireplace and exposed timber flooring.

En-Suite Bathroom Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with screen, shower over and hand shower attachment, radiator/rail, mirror, shaver point/light, extractor fan, spotlights and tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2 (Exford) Again to the front of the property with leaded window, walk in wardrobe, radiator and exposed timber flooring.

En-Suite Shower Room Fully tiled and fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC with concealed cistern, pedestal wash hand, large shower, mirror, shaver point/light, radiator/rail, extractor fan, spotlights and tiled floor.

Bedroom 3 (Allerford) Again to the front, leaded window, timber muntin screen, built in double wardrobe and cupboard, radiator and exposed timber flooring.


-suite Shower Room Fully tiled and fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC with concealed cistern, pedestal wash hand basin, large shower, radiator/towel rail, mirror, shaver point/light, extractor fan, spotlights and tiled flooring.

Bedroom 4 (Winsford) Hallway with radiator and large walk in linen/airing cupboard, door to a lovely double aspect bedroom with radiator and fitted carpet.

En-suite Bathroom Fully tiled and fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; low level WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash hand basin, bath with screen, shower over and hand shower attachment, mirror, shaver point/light, radiator/towel rail, extractor fan, spotlights and tiled flooring.

Bedroom 5 This two room suite is accessed separately via an external timber staircase which leads into a Sitting Room with radiator, fitted carpet and short flight of stairs leading up to a Bedroom with radiator, double glazed doors leading out onto a garden and fitted carpet.

En-Suite Bathroom Fully tiled and fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over and hand shower attachment, mirror and shaver point/light, extractor fan and spotlights.

OUTSIDE

Office Radiator and fitted carpet.

Basement Storage 18' x 10'8 head height 5'6 with light and power.

Basement Workshop/Store 17' x 13'3 head height 7'5 with light and power.

The Gardens The property is approached through double opening wrought iron gates onto a tarmac parking area for five vehicles with stone walled surround. There is a lovely level lawned garden on a slightly higher level with well stocked flower and shrub borders and summerhouse. Steps lead up to a vegetable garden and orchard with greenhouse and shed beyond which an area of woodland rises up and backs onto the castle grounds. There is also a paved terrace with seating area from which there are views over the gardens and part of the village towards the church and surrounding woodland.TENURE
Freehold

TAX BAND
Band A - £968.45

Rateable Value £2750 Rates payable £1295.25 (Currently attracting 100% small business relief)

SERVICES
Mains water, drainage, electric and gas.
From our office proceed on the A39 towards Williton and on leaving Minehead after approximately two and a half miles turn right at the traffic lights into Dunster village. Proceed through the village and through the traffic lights into West Street where the property will be found on the left hand side.

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Nearest station

  • Rhoose (14.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, TA24 5UW

01643 669006 Local call rate

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