Pub/bar for sale in Fore Street, Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth TQ14

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Property features

  • Traditional Grade II Listed Village Freehouse
  • Overlooking the Teign Estuary in South Devon
  • Character Main Bar and Pool Room, Lower Bar/Dining Room
  • Trade Terrace to Front with Partial View of the Teign Estuary
  • Five Bedroom Private Accommodation

Property description

Bishopsteignton is a thriving village situated on the banks of the Teign Estuary in South Devon approximately 2 miles from Teignmouth and 4 miles from Newton Abbot. The village has many local amenities including a Post Office/Store, chemist, garden centre, Church, village hall, two other public houses, vineyard and a well-regarded primary school. The nearby seaside town of Teignmouth has two sandy beaches, promenade and Pier together with a wide range of shops and amenities including a Waitrose store, Morrisons and also a main line railway station. The A380 linking South Devon to Exeter and beyond is less than a five minute drive from the village.The Ring of Bells is an attractive Grade II listed, semi-detached building with painted stucco elevations under a pitched slate roof. There is an attractive verandah and terrace to the front of the property. The property is believed to have been designed by the local architect John Nash (who is famous for remodelling Buckingham Palace and Marble Arch) in the 1800s.The Ring of Bells is a popular Village Inn operated in a traditional style and very much part of the local community. The Inn is well known for its inviting atmosphere with an open fire in the winter or al fresco entertainment overlooking the Estuary during the summer months. The Ring of Bells has a popular and wide ranging menu offering home cooked English fayre complimented by a good selection of real ales and appealing wines. Sunday roasts are particularly popular.

Main entrance porch

Leading to:-

Main bar

An inviting trading space, traditionally decorated with centrally positioned timber topped and fronted bar servery. Seating for approximately 20 at a variety of upholstered bar stools and dwarf stools with two feature barrel tables. Interlinking with:-

Pool room

Central stone fireplace with electric cast iron burner and wall mounted flat screen television above. Wall mounted dart board and pool table to centre of room. Carpeted. Steps down to:-

Dining room

Continuing in the same style as the bar with a welcoming feel and feature window table with views down to the Estuary. Exposed ceiling beams and focal stone fireplace with cast iron wood burner. Seating for circa 30 at a selection of trestles, timber tables and captains chairs. Carpeted.

Separate store room

Door to outside.

Commercial kitchen

Comprehensively equipped with full extraction, non-slip flooring, combi oven, stainless steel work tops and benches, double deep sink and drainer, 2 x commercial fridges, wall mounted salamander grill, commercial microwave, 2 x domestic microwaves, 6 ring gas range and oven, double deep fat fryer, single deep fat fryer and bain-marie.



Urinals, WC and wash hand basin, non-slip flooring.


WC, wash hand basin, non-slip flooring. Groove painted panelling.

Beer cellar

Situated on the ground floor and temperature controlled.Access to outside alley leading to road for deliveries.

First floor living accommodation

Well-appointed flat with Estuary views from the forward facing rooms.

Domestic kitchen

With fitted units and plumbing for washing machine.

Separate WC

living room

four double bedrooms

one single bedroom


With bath, electric shower over, wash hand basin, tiled walls and floors.

Airing cupboard


Attractive terrace enclosed by feature iron railings with partial Estuary views and seating for circa 20 at a number pub of benches.

General information

rateable value

2017 List: £6,700. For information, we advise you to contact the Local Authority, Teignbridge Council, Tel:


We have been informed the premises are connected to all main services.


Freehold. The property has formerly been let on a tenancy from owners St Austell Brewery. The property is being sold with the benefit of trade inventory and goodwill with vacant possession on completion.


To include furnishings and equipment as per an inventory to be supplied, but excluding the owners personal effects


Wet and Dry stock in trade and Bar Glassware will be taken over by the purchaser at valuation on the day of completion.

EPC Exempt Grade II Listed
The sale of the Ring of Bells provides an exciting opportunity for a new operator to own and run this rather special Inn, situated in a desirable village on the edge of the beautiful South Devon coastline. There is undoubtedly tremendous scope for a new proprietor to further increase trade and to promote the business as an independent early viewing is recommended and can be arranged through the Sole Selling Agents, Bettesworths.

Property info

Nearby transport

  • Teignmouth (2.0 miles)
  • Newton Abbot (3.1 miles)
  • Dawlish (3.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (13.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (58.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (67.6 miles)
  • Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing (1.9 miles)
  • Teignmouth Ferry Landing (2.0 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (6.5 miles)

Nearby schools

View all schools in Teignbridge
  • Bishopsteignton School (0.3 miles)
  • Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane (1.1 miles)
  • Our Lady and St Patrick's Roman Catholic Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • South Devon UTC (3.2 miles)
  • Education and Care (Devon) Ltd At 7-9 Oak Park Villas (3.9 miles)
  • Oakwood Court College (Phoenix Learning Care Ltd) (3.9 miles)
  • Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road (1.7 miles)
  • Trinity School (1.7 miles)
  • Teign School (2.7 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

Local info for Teignbridge

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