This substantial and well presented high quality village inn with origins dating back over 200 years, is an attractive and traditional country village inn is presented to a high standard throughout having been the subject of much upgrade and improvement by our clients during their 10 years of ownership. The property still retains many character features such as flagstone flooring, beamed ceilings, and exposed stone fireplaces. This deceptively spacious detached country freehouse briefly comprises:- Main Bar (36 plus standing room), Restaurant (20), Games/Family Room (20), Commercial Catering Kitchen with ancillary areas and 5 En-Suite Letting Bedrooms. Externally, the property benefits from an Enclosed Beer Garden with attractive countryside views and seating for around 56 customers plus various useful outbuildings and Further Customer Seating Area directly to the front of the pub for 20 plus customers.
The business is situated in charming small village of Rickford, a much photographed village, with a lake, stream and renowned rolling countryside. The pub fronts the stream which feeds the nearby mill pond and is an attractive setting in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, nestling at the northern foot of the Mendip Hills. Rickford is set among farmland and woodland, stretching across the Wrington Vale, west to the Bristol Channel, north to the hills around Bristol and east to Bath. It is set on several popular walking routes for hikers exploring the many foot and bridle paths. The business is also ideally located close to a number of nearby places of interest and attractions including Wookey Hole Caves, Blagdon Lake, Weston-super-Mare, Tew Valley Lake, Burrington Combe, Cheddar Gorge and Caves, and Combe Lodge a nearby wedding and function venue. The village is popular with commuters travelling to Bristol (13 miles) and Bristol International Airport is around 4 miles. Junctions 21 and 22 on the M5 motorway are approximately 13 miles.
Number of Employees:
Husband and wife with 3 full-time and 3 part-time staff
Number of bedrooms: 5
5 En-Suite Letting Bedrooms. The current owners have chosen to convert the accommodation to provide additional letting rooms and currently rent a property next to the pub. Obviously, the first floor letting accommodation can be reconfigured to provide a mixture of owners accommodation and letting bedrooms dependent upon personal requirements.
Situated in charming small village of Rickford, a much photographed village, with a lake, stream and renowned rolling countryside.
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