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Exeter Inn


0.12 Acres (0.05 Hectares)
To Let: £40,000 Per Annum
Exeter Inn, 68 High Street, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0DY
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Traditional public house in sought after estuary town
New free of tie lease available from August 2024
Ground floor public bar with central bar servery
Ground floor kitchen and lounge with 5 bedrooms on first floor
Customer beer garden
Enclosed courtyard with outbuildings
Detached property at the end of the High Street
Nil premium


The Exeter Inn has long history as a public house and is a detached, locally listed, building on Fore Street within the Topsham conservation area. The current lessees are retiring at the end of their current lease and a new 20 year lease is available from August 2024. Please note that the agent nor their clients have trading accounts available.


Topsham is situated to the South of Exeter on the east side of the River Exe between Exmouth and Exeter. The town and ward has a population of over 10,000 and has grown considerably in the past 10 years. Topsham was designated a town by a 1300 royal charter, until the Exeter urban district was formed. It is served by Topsham railway station on the branch line to Exmouth.

Topsham is around 5 miles south of Exeter. Exeter is well served by transport communications with M5 running to the east of the city, an Intercity railway station and a regional airport a short distance to the east of the city.

The Exeter Inn is at the Exeter end of the High Street.


All areas are approximate and measured in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement (2nd Edition).

Customer entrance via lobby to open plan public bar comprise three interconnecting rooms. Central bar (7.1m x 4.7m) with long bar servery, corner seating area and space for 12 covers. Feature open fireplace. Seating area (9m x3.6m) with triple aspect and providing space for 24 covers. Exposed ceiling beams. Feature fireplace. Rear seating area (4.7m x 3.9m) with space for 8 covers and having access to courtyard beer garden, ladies and gents WCs, back of house/upper floor. Beer cellar (5.5mx 1.8m).

Private accommodation:

Ground floor lounge (4.8m x 3.7m) through to kitchen (5m x 2.4m) with gas fired boiler and rear access door.

First floor with landing and access to shower room and WC and separate bathroom and WC, Bed room 1 (4.8m x 3.7m) with WC and wash hand basin, Bedroom 2 (3.7m x 3.5m). Bedroom 3 (4.2m x 3.5m), Bedroom 4 (3.7m x 3.5m). Bedroom 5 (5m x 2.4m).


To the side of the of the property there is a single parking space and the enclosed courtyard can provide vehicular parking to the rear for a further 2/3 cars. Enclosed beer garden with part covered smoking area. Rear courtyard with outbuildings understood to have been a former blacksmiths which provide useful storage over a number of interconnecting rooms and one self contained wood store - in all c70 sqm/750sft.

Business Rates

From the Valuation Office Agency website (www.voa.gov.uk) we understand that the current Rateable Value is £15,200. This is not what you pay and please check this directly. Current government support in the sector provides for 75% relief on rates payable.

Council tax band B.


We understand that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property however these services have not been tested by the agents. Interested parties should make their own enquiries.


C(61) expired 2022 and new report being undertaken

Legal Fees

Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees in relation to this transaction.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT if applicable.

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