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Postbridge, Devon Guide Price £340,000

  • Village shop and post office
  • Comfortable four bedroom adjoining accommodation
  • Oil fired heating
  • Detached garage
  • Good size rear garden
  • Popular location
  • Surrounded by open moorland
  • Internal viewing recommended
  • Commercial EPC Rating - D-81

Located in an IDYLLIC SETTING in the heart of DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK alongside a busy tourist information centre, is the opportunity to purchase this village shop/post office with adjoining four bedroom accommodation offering a LIVE/WORK OPPORTUNITY. Postbridge is famous for its ANCIENT CLAPPER BRIDGE which can be found just yards from the property and is visited by numerous tourists throughout the year. For 17 years, the current owners have enjoyed running this busy business set in Dartmoor National Park as well as raising their family. Set in this idyllic location beside a busy car park and tourist information centre, the shop has been successfully selling ice creams and post cards alongside many other items of day to day groceries including daily newspapers to both local residents and passers-by. There is scope to improve business with selling additional products. The family accommodation separate from the shop comprises a kitchen/breakfast room, interconnecting lounge/diner and to the first floor are four good sized bedrooms, study area, family bathroom/WC. The accommodation is enhanced by a good sized enclosed garden to the rear of the cottage with various outbuildings and sheds.

Postbridge, PL20 6TH
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: TAV01385


23' 0'' x 18' 0'' (7.01m x 5.48m) max

Irregular shaped room with double aspect windows, one acting as a serving hatch for ice cream sales. The shop is equipped with a serving/display counter, three tall display fridges, one low level display freezer, further chest freezer and lockable cigarette cupboard. Two doors from the shop lead to the:


14' 3'' x 6' 3'' (4.34m x 1.90m)

With further door to inner hall, leading to the family accommodation.


Via part glazed door to:


With stair case leading to first floor and door to:


14' 6'' x 10' 11'' (4.42m x 3.32m) into alcoves

Window to front, open fire place with slate hearth and granite lintel over (although currently not in use), radiator, archway through to:


13' 4'' x 8' 7'' (4.06m x 2.61m)

Window to rear, large radiator, fireplace with wooden lintel (not in use), door to:


With under-stairs storage cupboard, door to shop and door to:


16' 0'' x 9' 3'' (4.87m x 2.82m)

Well fitted with range of units comprising single drainer one and a quarter bowl stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under, large range of worktops with cupboards, drawers and voids under, fitted wall cupboards, local tiling around worktops, plumbing for washing machine, built-in storage cupboard, double glazed window to rear and part glazed door to:


Window to rear, wooden door to rear garden and oil fired 'Grant' boiler providing heating and domestic hot water.


Window to rear, double radiator, access to loft.


14' 2'' x 10' 11'' (4.31m x 3.32m)

Window to front, radiator, two built-in wardrobes/storage cupboards.


9' 9'' x 8' 1'' (2.97m x 2.46m)

Window to rear, radiator, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater.


11' 3'' x 10' 1'' (3.43m x 3.07m)

Window to front, radiator.


8' 0'' x 7' 6'' (2.44m x 2.28m)

Window to rear, doors to bedroom 3 and bathroom. Ideal as a study area.


14' 3'' x 13' 0'' (4.34m x 3.96m) max

Double aspect windows, radiator.


10' 7'' x 5' 4'' (3.22m x 1.62m)

White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment over with tiled splash backs around, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, double aspect windows.


To the rear of the property is a good size level garden mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders and area of raised planters for vegetables. Oil storage tank, garden shed, corrugated shed/store measuring 13' x 6'. Within the garden is a stable block with three useful stables built of part block and part wood. DETACHED GARAGE measures 16' 10" by 15' 1" with folding doors, electric light and power connected. To the front of the property is a further enclosed garden and a seating area, currently used for picnic tables where cream teas and ice creams are served to tourists.


The business has been successfully run by the current owners and further details of turnover and accounts can be made available to interested parties.


The property is being sold on a leasehold basis with a Duchy of Cornwall lease. The owners are in the process of negotiating a new 21 year lease with the Duchy. The current rental level is £7,500 per annum with a review every three years. Stock at valuation will be sold to the incoming purchasers.


Mains electricity, private water supply, private shared drainage and oil fired heating system.


West Devon Borough Council.

Postbridge, PL20 6TH
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: TAV01385

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Postbridge, PL20 6TH
County: Devon
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: TAV01385
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