WHITE HART INN
CHURCH STILE LANE WOODBURY EXETER
A traditional country Inn centrally located in the picturesque village of Woodbury, some 3 miles from
Exmouth and 6 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter. Set in the beautiful South Devon countryside, and
with the Exe estuary and south coast beaches within easy reach, the White Hart offers a fantastic
opportunity to run a “proper” village inn.
Lounge Bar with 35 Covers Village Bar with 20 Covers Commercial Kitchen Delightful Beer Garden
Dining Room with 24 Covers Skittle Alley/Function Room Superb 2 Bed Owners Accommodation
Good Size Car Park Village Location
Turnover for the Year Ending 25th April 2007 £360,578 Excluding VAT
PRICE: £70,000 LEASEHOLD
To include trade inventory & Goodwill
01803 21 21 42
Woodbury is a delightful, unspoilt , historic village situated some 6 miles south east of the cathedral city of Exeter and 3 miles
from the popular coastal resort of Exmouth. The village has an attractive mixture of property, from ancient thatched cottages to
modern luxury detached homes. Woodbury boasts excellent local amenities including a primary school, village shop, post office,
church and estate agent. Woodbury Common, and area of outstanding natural beauty is close by, as is the well regarded
Woodbury Park Golf and Country Club. Exmouth offers 2 miles of beautiful sandy beaches and stunning Georgian architecture,
and Exeter has a vast range of shops, main line train station and international airport.
The White Hart Inn is situated in the centre of the village, with a customer car park and a trade garden to the rear. This two storey
building is externally rendered and painted white under a slate roof, with the tarmac car park to the side and superb lawned and
paved beer garden to the rear. This is a particular feature of the pub and ever popular in the summer months. The White Hart
offers a wealth of period features both inside and out.
The interior of the inn is well presented, with beamed ceilings and open fireplaces in the trade areas. The pub benefits from
having a lounge bar, village bar, separate dining room and function room/skittle alley offering a huge range of possible
combinations of use. The first floor owners accommodation is particularly spacious and attractive.
The accommodation briefly comprises:- DINING ROOM
Window to the front and 24 covers at wooden tables and
Wooden front door to high back upholstered chairs. Feature fireplace, carpeted
SMALL ENTRANCE PORCH. Glazed door to floor, beamed ceiling and wall lights.
ENTRANCE HALL with door to Village Bar, stairs to first
floor and door to SKITTLE ALLEY/FUNCTION ROOM
Good size room with seating for around 50 at wooden
INNER HALLWAY Cigarette machine. Door to cellar. tables and chairs, partly carpeted with concrete skittle alley
and return shute. Double doors to the car park and
LOUNGE BAR double doors to the beer garden. Door to :
Carpeted with beamed ceiling and seating for 35 at
wooden tables with high back upholstered chairs. Bay LARGE STORAGE ROOM (size of double garage) with 2
window to the rear overlooking the trade garden. Open chest freezers, plumbing for washing machine and hot
fireplace with stone surround and tiled hearth. BAR water cylinder. Double doors to the Car Park. Stairs up to
SERVERY with heavy wooden top and fronted bar. Beer a MEZZANINE STORAGE AREA.
fonts, real ales fonts, non slip floor, bottle fridge, stainless
steel sink and electronic cash register. Back bar with Off the Inner Hallway door to:
optics, shelves for bottles and glasses. Connecting
doorway to Public Bar Servery. COMMERCIAL KITCHEN
A well equipped kitchen with wall mounted stainless steel
From the road wooden door to extraction system, gas 6 ring range with oven under, eye
level Falcon grill, Valentine double deep fat fryer and
SMALL ENTRANCE PORCH, partly glazed door to Lincat single deep fat fryer. Dexion commercial
dishwasher, Chef Fair stainless steel turbo oven, Williams
VILLAGE BAR upright stainless steel fridge, Gramm upright stainless
Partly carpeted, partly tiled flooring, beamed ceiling, steel fridge, Williams upright freezer and Phillips chest
attractive brick inglenook style fireplace with cast iron freezer. Double stainless steel sink unit, stainless steel
wood burner. Seating for 20 at wooden tables and bench warming cupboard with work surface over, 3 microwaves
seats and wooden chairs, 6 bar stools. Fruit machine, quiz and 3 stainless steel worktops.
machine and dart board. Feature open fireplace with stone
surround. BAR SERVERY Heavy timber topped and From the Inner Hallway door to
fronted bar. Non slip floor, bottle fridge, beer fonts, real ale
fonts, glass washer, stainless steel sink, electronic till, TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED CELLAR
back bar with optics, shelves for glasses and bottles. Concrete floor, butler fridge, Scotsman ice maker, ring
main and python, stillage for real ales and wall mounted
LADIES CLOAKROOM wine rack.
Carpeted, close couple WC, wash hand basin, radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING to owners accommodation with
GENTS CLOAKROOM room for desk.
Trough style urinal, 1 WC, tiled floor, partly tiled walls,
wash hand basin. LOUNGE
Good sized double aspect room, gas wall fire, 2 recessed
Connecting passageway to the Lounge Bar. alcoves, radiator.
From internal hallway door to:-
DOMESTIC KITCHEN with window to the front. Beech applicants who have formally viewed the property an
style base unit with dark roll edge work surfaces over. expressed an interest.
Inset stainless steel sink, electric cooker point and tiled
splashbacks. Archway to
OFFICE The White Horse is held on a Punch Taverns tied 15 year
Window to the front. lease from November 2007 with a current passing rent of
£ 40,000 per year. The lease is subject to 5 yearly reviews
BEDROOM 1 and is fully repairing and insuring. The tie is for beers
Double room. Dual aspect window to the side and rear only.
overlooking the garden, built in wardrobes and overbed
storage cupboards. Pedestal wash hand basin and built-in SERVICES
corner shower unit with electric shower. We are informed that all mains services are connected.
Off the Landing SEPARATE WC INVENTORY
To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory
BEDROOM 2 to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal effects.
Double room, window to the front and pedestal wash hand
Wet and Dry stock in trade and Bar Glassware will be
BATHROOM/WC taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of
With window to the side, panelled bath, tiled surround, completion.
electric shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin, close
couple WC. Door to walk in airing cupboard with cylinder.
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There is a level paved and lawned trade garden with gate
to the car park. Seating for around 60 at pub style wooden
tables with bench seats. Smoking shelter. Gate to the Gary Spencer
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£23,500. Rates payable £10,857. For information, we
advise you to contact the Local Authority, East Devon
District Council Tel. 01395 517445.
Is that of a traditional full licensed village inn serving an
excellent selection of food, beers and wines. Popular with
locals and visitors alike, the pub is currently run by the
owners with 2 full time bar staff, a full time cook and a
small team of part timers.
Opening hours are currently 10.30 to 2.30pm and 5.45 to
11.00pm Monday to Thursday, 10.30 to 2.30pm and 5.45
to 1.00am Fridays, 10.30 to 1.00am Saturdays and
Sundays 10.30 to 1030pm.
From trading profit and loss accounts provided by our
clients the turnover for the year ending 25th April 2007 was
£360,578 excluding VAT with a gross profit of £218,734
(60%). Our clients are anticipating a similar level of
turnover for the current year.
Further account information will be provided to bone fide
IMPORTANT NOTE: Messrs Bettesworths for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: (i)
the particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract; (ii) no person in the
employment of Messrs Bettesworths has any authority to make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. The fittings,
equipment and services have not been tested by the agents.
VIEWING: By appointment with the Agents – BETTESWORTHS
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