5 bedroom Public House located at Uplyme - Guide Price: £745,000

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Guide Price: £745,000

The Talbot Arms is prominently situated in the pretty East Devon village of Uplyme and is very much at the heart of the community.

It is situated on one of the main approaches to Lyme Regis (from the A35 Coast Road) and so also benefits from an excellent passing trade. Lyme is only about 1.5 miles away and adjacent is a level footpath which leads to the town alongside the tiny River Lym - a very pleasant 20 minute walk.

The building (most of which dates back to around 1930 with earlier origins) has been well cared for by the present owners and it offers extensive accommodation including 2 bar/restaurant areas, a lower ground floor games/family room and a secluded beer garden. In about 2009 a barn in the rear courtyard was converted to 5 quality ensuite letting bedrooms which provides a significant additional income.

On the first floor is very extensive 5 Bedroomed owners' accommodation which could readily incorporate further Bed and Breakfast rooms.

Uplyme enjoys a thriving local community with facilities including a highly regarded primary school, post office and stores at the petrol station, village hall, cricket and football clubs, tennis courts, parish church and, of course, 'The Talbot Arms'.

Lyme Regis is a picturesque coastal town noted for its many character buildings, centuries old Cobb Harbour and unspoilt surrounding countryside. The town centre provides good shopping facilities for day to day needs and the larger centres of Taunton and Exeter are both about 28 miles away. There is a main line railway station at Axminster (6 miles inland). In Lyme Regis there is also a sailing club, bowls, golf course, theatre and numerous local societies.

The town is situated on the beautiful and unspoilt Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in December 2001.

The present owners took over The Talbot Arms about 15 years ago and very quickly established themselves (and the pub) as an integral part of village life. They have an excellent reputation for good food (including an ever popular Sunday carvery), wine and beers. It is a free house with no ties.

The creation of 5 letting rooms has also greatly boosted income. It is being offered for sale fully equipped (apart from personal items).


On the Ground Floor::

Main Bar and Restaurant:
39' x 23'6 (11.89m x 7.16m)
With at least 36 covers, bar and servery, dado panelling, open fire, part stone flag and woodblock flooring, stairs to living accommodation, door and stairs to lower ground floor and beer garden.

Top Bar:
31'6 x 11'3 (9.60m x 3.43m)
With 24+ covers, Victorian style fireplace, woodblock floor.

14'8 x 13'3 (4.47m x 4.04m)
Comprehensively fitted including 2 very large commercial fridges, 2 commercial microwaves, free standing double 'Lincat' fryer, commercial 6 ring burner and oven, small combi oven, 'Hobart' dishwasher, 5 stainless steel table worktops, stainless steel racking shelf, various pots, pans and trays, stainless steel extraction canopy and stainless steel filters.

Wash-Up Area:
With dual bowl sink unit and dishwasher.

On the Lower Ground Floor::

Games/Family Room:
21'6 x 14' (6.55m x 4.27m)
Snooker table, brick fireplace (not in use).

Rear Hall:
With Lobby off and double doors to garden and letting units.

Ladies and Gents WC's:

Utility and Beer Cellar:

Attractive garden areas (paved and gravelled) alongside the tiny River Lym with good quality seating, steps up to Car Park. Chalet/Store.

The Old Barn Letting Units::
A pretty stone and slate building which was converted in 2009 into 5 self-contained suites each measuring approx. 18'6 x 9'9 (5.64m x 2.97m) including Shower Rooms with WC and hand basin and electric panel radiators.

The Car Park::
(With easy access off the Lyme Road) is a very useful asset as it provides parking for around 20 cars. Also adjacent to the pub is private parking for the proprietors.

The Living Accommodation::
This occupies the whole of the first floor of the building and there is also an extensive Loft with conversion potential.

On the First Floor:

With access to Loft.

Sitting Room:
13'3 x 12'9 (4.04m x 3.89m) (attractive country views)

Bedroom 1:
11'3 x 12'9 (3.43m x 3.89m)

Ensuite Bathroom:
Panelled bath with shower, hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 2:
12'6 x 12'2 (3.81m x 3.71m) (country views)
With fitted wardrobe.

Ensuite Shower Room:
With hand basin.

Bedroom 3/Office:
9'8 x 8'10 (2.95m x 2.69m)

Bedroom 4:
11' x 10'6 (3.35m x 3.20m) (country views)

Ensuite Shower Room:
With hand basin.

Bedroom 5:
24' x 12' (7.32m x 3.66m) (views)

Large Bathroom:
With panelled bath and hand basin.

Separate WC:

Adjacent to Lyme Road is a building plot with detailed planning consent for a 4-Bedroomed detached house. This can either be retained by the vendors or offered for sale to the purchaser of The Talbot Arms (subject to separate negotiations). Planning Application Number: 16/0824/FUL

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Guide Price: £745,000
Public House
The Talbot Arms
Lyme Road



  • Bustling Village Pub/Restaurant
  • Converted Barn Providing 5 Excellent Ensuite Letti
  • Extensive 5-Bedroomed Living Accommodation
  • Sunny Beer Garden
  • Large Car Park
  • Adjacent Building Plot Also Available

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