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The Winchester Arms

Castle Lodge
TA1 4AD Taunton

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The property comprises an original two storey stone building with much later two storey brick building to provide for a public house. The ground floor provides for open plan trading area with various break out eating/ seating areas with ample space for 80 –100 covers


  • Rent offers invited
  • Substantial public house overlooking the Castle Green
  • Ground floor trading area with space for 80 covers - circa 330 sq.m/ 3,500 sw. ft.
  • First floor function room with separate bar
  • Three bedroom accommodation


The property is available on a new free of tie lease with rental and term offers invited at a minimum 10 year term. The lease terms will be on a full repair and insuring basis. A rent deposit of 3 months at headline rent is required. Rent is payable quarterly in advance.Offers can be sent by post or email for the attention of Michael Easton. In order that we can give detailed consideration to all the offers received, we ask that the following information is included with your offer:The name and address of the lesseeThe headline amount offered for the rentAny rental concessionsBusiness planProof of fundingReferencesOffers should contain solicitor’s information for the purchaser.

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Energy rating

Energy rating E

Location and Transport

Taunton is the historic county town of Somerset and is set in the Vale of Taunton Deane between the Blackdown & Quantock Hill areas of outstanding natural beauty. Taunton town has a last reported (2011 census) population of 64,621 and a district population of approximately 110,000 people. Located approximately 49 miles south-west of Bristol and 36 miles north-east of Exeter the town is the principal retailing and administrative centre of Somerset and lies alongside the M5 Motorway, benefiting from access to Junctions 25 and 26. The property occupies a prominent position on Castle Green; the Historic Centre of the town and subject of significant regeneration initiatives to create a civic space between the subject site, the Museum of Somerset and the well regarded Castle Hotel. The site is immediate adjacent to the central bus station.