Development Site in Bideford

Bideford, Devon

The West Country InnBursdon MoorThe West Country InnBidefordDevonEX39 6HBView Map

This site is currently owner occupied and operated as a public house with letting rooms. The property and land extend to approx. 2.5 acres and are now being sold with vacant possession. A sale subject to planning will be considered. Situated above the Inn are 9 en-suite letting rooms and downstairs there are several large dining areas, bar areas, kitchens and facilities. To the side of the property is a large former outbuilding which has been turned into a gym on the ground floor and offers additional living accommodation upstairs. Part of the land is currently used for camping, with basic facilities, a children’s play area and a substantial car park.


The Westcountry Inn is situated in beautiful open country side and sits on the North Devon Atlantic Highway between Bideford and Bude and is surrounded by Moorland. The village of Hartland is only 2 minutes’ drive away with its convenience store, public house, tearooms, restaurants and take away.


A former 16th century coaching Inn, the extensive property has retained many period features including exposed stone walling, open fireplaces and beamed ceilings.  The main building is a two storey construction with a pitched slate roof. Public areas include main bar, lounge/games bar, restaurant, overflow restaurant and carvery/function suite for circa 60.  Much attention has been paid to the first floor letting accommodation with the premises benefiting from 9 bedrooms, all being en-suite.  Also located on the first floor is the owners’ apartment which consists of 2/3 bedrooms (one is currently used as an office), a four-piece bathroom, toilet and a lounge with extensive countryside views.  Adjoining the main building is a gymnasium and hot tub for residents and gym members.


Externally there is a large open surface car park for 100 vehicles, enclosed beer-garden (holds 80+), beer terrace, a single garage, 2 paddock areas and a caravan and camping site area.  The overall property/land extends to approximately 2.5 acres (estimated)


The property benefits from current usage as a public house with rooms and holds a premises liquor licence.


Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage, telephone and broadband.


Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings except for vendor’s private inventory will be included in this freehold sale. Full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts


Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at Valuation Office Agency




All viewings and enquiries to be made through the agents Ware Commercial

Tel: 01803 328880

Email: [email protected]


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