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The Highwayman, Cannards Grave

For sale: POA|1.57 Acre|Hotels, Pubs/Bars/Clubs, Licensed & Leisure

Property details

SIZE1.57 Acre
ADDRESSThe Highwayman, Cannards Grave, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4LY
TYPEHotels, Pubs/Bars/Clubs, Licensed & Leisure
TENUREUnder Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON21st November 2023


Key Points

  • Traditional Coaching Inn
  • Large open plan trade area and function rooms
  • Site Area – 0.634 ha (1.57 acres)
  • 14 en-suite letting rooms over 3 floors
  • Large site with possible development potential (STP)
  • Summary

    Traditional Coaching Inn with 14 en-suite letting rooms.


    The building was constructed in approximately 1880 and has been extended over time. The property is arranged over 3 floors and is brick built with a multi-pitched clay tiled roof. There are some flat roofed garages and outbuildings located at the rear.

    Directly adjacent to the building externally is a paved trade garden, with an extensive (circa 60 vehidles) unmarked tarmacadam car park beyond this point. Finally to the rear and side is a large lawned garden which is currently not used to trade. The topography is generally level and the site is irregular in shape, measuring approximately 0.634 ha (1.57 acres).

    Internally, the property comprises a large central bar servery which is traditional in style. There are numerous trade areas and rooms surrounding the servery.


    The property is located on the junction where Cannard’s Grave Road meets the Whitstone Road (A37) in Cannard’s Grave which is a small hamlet located on the southern edge of Shepton Mallet. The surrounding area is predominantly residential and agricultural.

    Shepton Mallet is a market town and civil parish in the Mendip District of Somerset, England, about 16 miles southwest of Bath, 18 miles south of Bristol and 5 miles east of Wells, with an estimated population of 10,810 in 2019.


    Our informal planning enquiries confirm that the premises is permitted as a hotel (Use Class C1). The property is not listed nor does it sit within a conservation area.

    The property also falls within flood zone 1.


    The property has been granted a Premises Licence in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003.

    Guide Price

    Offers in region of £650,000 for the freehold. It is anticipated VAT will not be applicable.


    Freehold. The property will be sold as a going concern. TUPE regulations will therefore apply.


    An EPC has been commissioned and will be provided to interested parties upon request.


    Location: The Highwayman, Cannards Grave, Shepton Mallet, BA4 4LY

    Castle Cary (5.3 miles)

    Bruton (5.8 miles)

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