Muddiford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4EX | Property for sale | Savills
890.66 sq m
Guide price £1,300,000(78,007,769 EGP)

MuddifordBarnstaple, Devon, EX31 4EX


    Key features

    • 7 individually designed, recently refurbished boutique bedrooms
    • Artisan restaurant & terrace café
    • Nationally renowned Sculpture Garden
    • Bar, lounges, conference room & Art Gallery
    • Treatment room & hydropool
    • Two bedroom annexe
    • Extending to circa 8.2 acres
    • Lot 2 available by separate negotiation

    An elegant art Hotel and nationally renowned Sculpture Garden in an attractive woodland setting.

    About this property

    • Broomhill Art Hotel, dating from 1913, is accentuated by art décor throughout, with themed lounges, bedrooms and a nationally renowned Sculpture Garden.

      The Property commands a prominent hillside position, boasting spectacular views of the valley, sitting within ground extending to circa 8.2 acres. The Property has benefited from significant recent refurbishment under its current ownership to transform the Hotel into a boutique, art oriented offering.

      The Hotel offers 7 feature bedrooms, each influenced by an art-house film. In addition, the Hotel comprises a restaurant, bar and three lounges. The Gallery, situated adjacent to the hotel entrance, offers a light and airy space which would suit a variety of uses.

      Within the hotel building is a self-contained annexe with kitchen, two lounges and two bedrooms. Externally, the Property features an outdoor swimming pool (currently disused), tennis court, workshop and barn. The Property would suit conversion to an attractive and substantial family home in a delightful setting, subject to obtaining planning permission.

      The estate is available in two lots: Lot 1 – Broomhill Hotel, Restaurant, Sculpture Garden and meadow, circa 8.2 acres. Lot 2 – Water Meadows Extension, circa 9.5 acres

      Lot 1 is being advertised for auction with Savills on 29th May 2024. At auction, the Property will be auctioned with vacant possession, with contents removed. There is an opportunity to purchase the Hotel and contents prior to the auction date (29th May 2024) at a guide price of £1.3 million. Please enquire if you have any questions.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Sculpture Garden, Art Hotel and Dining

    Chris CliffordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Accessed along a tree-lined driveway through the Sculpture Garden, Broomhill Art Hotel is situated in the rolling hills of the North Devon countryside. Accessed via the B3230, the Property affords excellent connectivity. The nearest train station is Barnstable Station which is approximately 3.8 miles from the Property. Exeter Airport is 48 miles from the Property and provides domestic and international flight routes.
    • The Property is located in North Devon, a dramatic landscape of coastline, woodland and moorland. Dotted along the coastline are long sandy beaches, which are popular for surfing, as well as local fishing towns providing independent shops and cafés. Barnstaple, located 3.4 miles from the Property, provides a vibrant town with local markets, museums and a bustling high street. Further afield is the Isley Marsh Nature Reserve on the River Taw estuary. It is reachable via the Tarka Trail, a 180 mile route through unspoilt countryside, dramatic sea cliffs and the longest, continuous cycling path in the UK. RHS Garden Rosemoor, one of only 4 RHS gardens open to the public nationwide is 16 miles south of the Property.
    • Located 11 miles from the Property is Woolacombe Sands, a beautiful stretch of golden beaches providing a great place to surf, kayak, swim or explore rock pools. Exmoor National Park is located approximately 7.8 miles from the Property, offering ancient woodland, rolling moorland, and plunging sea cliffs. The moors are perfect for hiking, riding, cycling and running. The picturesque village of Clovelly, located circa 24 miles from the Property, comprises a privately owned fishing village, offering outstanding Victorian kitchen gardens, quay and bay, fisherman's cottage, Kingsley Museum, and provides trips to Lundy Island.

    Additional information

    • Services: Lot 1: Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating, private drainage.
    • Tenure: Freehold.
    • Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Savills. Prior to making an appointment to view, we strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of staff who has seen the property in order that you do not make a wasted journey.
    • Trade: The business is currently closed, prior to its closure, the hotel traded as a hotel, restaurant, wedding, arts and events venue. The business traded through its own dedicated website which can be found at: https://broomhillestate.com/
    • VAT: Should the sale of the Property or any right attached to it be deemed a chargeable supply for VAT purposes, such tax will be payable by the purchaser in addition to the sale price.
    • Fixtures and Fittings: Trade inventory will be included in the sale. Stock at valuation on completion. The contents of the
    • Sculpture Gardens are included within the sale with the exception of the Ronald Westerhuis and Sandy Brown sculpture collections as well as those sculptures owned personally by the Vendor.
    • Excluded from the sale is a selection of artwork, memorabilia, furniture and other items. A full list can be provided to bona fide purchasers upon request. A selection of these items are available by separate negotiation.
    • Rateable Value: £30,000 for the Hotel and premises (April 2023 onwards).
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: TBC