The Shave Cross Inn, a Grade II-listed freehouse pub, has been brought to market through Stonesmiths, with a price tag of £595k.
With origins dating back to 1300s, this country inn is renowned for its ambience, retaining much of the original charm and character, and reputedly has the oldest thatched skittle alley in Britain.
The Shave Cross Inn is a well established and well known business which enjoys a good local trade and word of mouth recommendations, and also a significant seasonal boost from tourists visiting the area during the holiday months. The pub is extremely well regarded for its real ales and high quality freshly prepared food using the finest local produce available.
With open fireplaces, flagstone flooring, and beamed ceilings, this quality destination dining pub represents an ideal opportunity for new owners to develop all aspects of the trade still further.
There is a character Main Bar, Snug Bar and Restaurant, with a Skittle Alley/Function Room with its own bar servery . There is a separate building housing four high quality ensuite guest bedrooms. There's also an impressive and recently refurbished family sized 4-bed owners accommodation and a
Outside there are stunning mature lawned gardens offering al fresco seating for 80 customers with raised flowerbed borders, feature raised fishpond and Barbecue Area, and a car park for around 30 vehicles.
The Shave Cross Inn is situated in the hamlet of Shave Cross in the centre of the beautiful Marshwood Vale in an unspoilt rural part of West Dorset. The inn is surrounded by picturesque countryside and is around 4 miles, as the crow flies, from the Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast. The lively market town of Bridport is just 4 miles south east, with Charmouth 4 miles south west and the picturesque coastal town of Lyme Regis just 6 miles away.