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Prominently positioned in the heart of Winsham, an affluent South Somerset village.

Pleasant Lounge Bar/Dining Area (circa 45) offers a bar server, carpeted floors, feature fireplace and wood panelling.

Spacious Public Bar/Skittle Alley (circa 50) with slate tiled floors, pool table & darts throw.

Excellent 2 Bedroom Living Accommodation.

Enclosed Rear Trade Gardens (circa 40) and Car Park for 20 cars.

Patio Terrace Area (circa 30).

Excellent Catering Kitchen & Ground Floor Cellar.

Attached Barn with Development Potential (STPP).

We are advised that the turnover for y/e 08/15 was 130,770 (inc VAT) with a trade split of 65% wet and 35% food along with a net profit of 31,705.


This excellently presented and unopposed Freehold Inn is situated on the main thoroughfare through the sought after village of Winsham, Somerset.
Winsham is a village and civil parish in Somerset, located 4 miles south-east of Chard and 6 miles from Crewkerne in the South Somerset district.
The parish includes the hamlets of Whatley, Bridge, Purtington and Ammerham.
The thriving village of Winsham benefits from an excellent Primary School, shops & post office, a church, playing fields and a good range of clubs and societies.

This unopposed Freehold Inn is of brick and stone construction, under a pitched, tiled roof, occupying an excellent prominent position within the village of Winsham, Somerset.

The Lounge Bar/Dining Area (circa 45) is a traditional and well presented room with carpeted flooring, a feature fireplace, bar server area and wood panelling.

The Public Bar/Skittle Alley (circa 50) is located to the rear of the business and is home to 7 Skittles Teams. This independent room offers slate tiled flooring, skittle alley, pool table, darts throw and wood panelling.

Ladies and Gents W.C.'s.

The Commercial Catering Kitchen is well equipped with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces as well as a separate wash up area.

Ground Floor Cellar has pumps, racks, python system and coolers.

Situated on the 1st Floor and briefly comprises: Two En-Suite Double Bedrooms, Large Lounge-Diner and Fitted Kitchen. The owner's accommodation is presented to a high standard.

Within the grounds of the business is an attached stone barn that is currently being utilised as a storage area but has potential for development options (STPP).

To the rear of the business are wonderful enclosed and mature Lawned Gardens offering seating for approximately 40 customers.
To the side of the building is a Patio Terrace Area for 30 customers with smoking area.
There is a Car Park for 20 cars.

We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the Premises Licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:

7 days per week 10am - 3am

Current opening hours are:

Monday 7pm - 11pm
Tues - Fri Midday - 2.30pm/7pm - 11pm
Sat - Sun Midday - 3pm/7pm - 11pm

The business is being sold as a Freehold (deeds not seen).
We are advised that the inn benefits from LPG and all other mains services and uses gas central heating. Business Rates are advised as 600 payable per annum

The current owners have been running the business since 1999 and have enjoyed a lovely 'quality of life' within this sought after village.
The business and property is being offered by our vendors in excellent condition throughout along with benefitting from a strong trading foundation. We believe that the business offers further potential to increase the catering turnover. This business is a profitable concern and would offer the new operators a lovely lifestyle. We are advised that the turnover for year ending 08/15 is 130,770 (inc VAT) on a trade split of 65% wet and 35% food. The recon net profits for this trading year is an excellent 31,705.
Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

This business was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07812 753014.

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