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A nine-bedroom Grade II listed guest house close to Exeter city centre has gone on the market with a freehold price tag of £660,000. The four-storey property, known as Braeside, in New North Road, dates back to around 1850 and has been upgraded and refurbished over the years. Estate agent Stonesmith said the property, with owner’s accommodation, can sleep up to 18 guests. Inside there is a breakfast room, modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, plus owner’s accommodation with sitting room, sun room, double bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Outside, the property has terraced gardens to the front and rear. The…

Whimple Stores village shop and post office has gone on the market for £425,000. The freehold of the popular premises and its self-contained accommodation, in The Square, has been put up for sale. A spokesperson for commercial property specialists Stonesmith said: “Owned by our clients for seven years, the property has benefitted from continued investment and improvements during this time, including the recent refurbishment of the shop with commercial non-slip flooring fitted throughout. “This impressive business has gone from strength-to-strength and an opportunity now exists for new owners to purchase this profitable business opportunity, combined with a spacious family home. “Our…

An Exeter pie and sandwich shop has gone on the market for the first time in 32 years with a freehold price of £295,000. Martin’s Pie Shop, in Pinhoe Road, Exeter, is an end-of-terrace, two-storey, property with a ground-floor shop and self-contained one-bedroom flat above. Estate agent Stonesmith said the ‘busy’ sandwich and pie business, which has been with the same owners for more than three decades, has been partly scaled back in recent years with retirement in mind. A Stonesmith spokesperson said: “Martin’s trades as a busy sandwich and pie shop which also undertakes some wholesale supplies and outside…

Developer donations from homes built near Honiton have given a much-needed boost to charity Hospicare. South West housebuilder Baker Estates is giving £100 to the charity from each sale of its new homes built at Hayne Farm, Gittisham. The charity was recently presented with £500 by the developer, from homes sold. Ian Baker, managing director at Baker Estates, who presented the funds to Sarah Smith of Hospsicare, said: “We are proud to support this very important and well-regarded local hospice. “As a community-focused housebuilder, we like to find ways of contributing to local charities who are reliant on donations and…

If you fancy owning your own fire station, the recently-closed Budleigh Salterton building has gone on the market with an auction guide price of £125,000. The two-storey fire base, in Station Road, was permanently closed at the start of April 2020, as part of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service’s cost cutting consultation, Safer Together. The former fire station, which served the town for around 100 years before it closed three months ago, will be sold at a live stream, online, public auction on Thursday, September 10. Described by the auction house as ‘situated in the heart of the…

The Grade II listed 46-bedroom ‘hidden gem’ Sidholme Hotel in Sidmouth has gone on the market for £1.9million. The hotel, in the Elysian Fields area of Sidmouth, is in a secluded position within 5.2 acres of private gardens and grounds. Estate agent Savills said the hotel, which dates back to 1826, is on the market for offers in excess of £1.9million. It has 46 en suite rooms, a separate block of 25 bedrooms and nine bathrooms, a detached building with an indoor swimming pool and a three-bedroom bungalow for a manager or owner. There are also additional games facilities including…

A coffee house and tea garden close to Sidmouth seafront has gone on the market for £39,950 leasehold. Selleys Coffee Shop, in Libra Court, Fore Street, was set up 30 years ago and has been run by the present owners for the last seven years. The business, being marketed by Stonesmith estate agents, is a licensed café, coffee house and tea garden, currently trading on a daytime-only basis and open six days a week. The premises includes a coffee shop and tea room area, with seating for 14 customers, a customer servery, kitchen, separate wash up room and a customer…

Exeter City Council will explore setting a housing company to boost its coffers by offering private market rented accommodation to the public. It is hoped the project could help people find ‘decent’ places to live and also bridge a £3.7million medium-term financial hole in the authority’s finances. This is intended to breathe life into the housing company where we can provide private rented accommodation – Exeter City Council leader Phil BialykDwellings would be bought from Exeter City Living or the private sector and then be rented out. The council’s executive unanimously backed a proposal to spend £300,000 on developing three business cases…

A housing developer recently announced the start of its next phase of home building for Cranbrook. Taylor Wimpey Exeter said the fifth phase of development at East Devon’s newest town, Cranbrook, was launched last month and includes two, three and four-bedroom homes. Melissa Langton, for the housing developer, said “We’re really excited to launch the fifth phase of our Cranbrook development this year. “Our site team has been working incredibly hard ahead of the launch, and we can’t wait to welcome people to site when we open our doors.” Cranbrook resident Matt Rowett – in support of the new homes…

An Exmouth High Street restaurant has gone on the market with a leasehold price of £63,000. Millers Restaurant, which trades five nights a week, was described by marketing agents Stonesmith, as occupying a ‘lucrative and prime trading position’ in Exmouth town centre. The business occupies a ground floor lock up premises and includes an air-conditioned main restaurant for 42 customers, fitted commercial catering kitchen equipped to a high specification, and a rear service yard storage area. Millers Restaurant will be trading as usual until any sale has been completed. A spokesperson for Stonesmith said the ‘turnkey’ restaurant was ready to…

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