This character village pub for sale is hundreds of years old and is “steeped in history”. 

The White Hart, in Bow, is Grade II listed and dates back to the 16th century, being constructed of brick, cob and stone walls, with tiled, slate and thatched roofs. 

On the ground floor of the property is a character main bar area, which can host 22 customers, and features a fireplace with an inset wood burner, original stone flooring and wood panelled walls, and a ceiling hung menu board. 

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The main bar area. (Stonesmith Exeter)

Moving through the ground floor, there is a games room with exposed ceiling timbers, a pool table area, a darts area and barrel tables. 

The dining room, which can seat 26 customers, has two feature fireplaces, exposed ceiling timbers and original feature wood panelled walls, plus a small bar servery. 

As well as this, there is a commercial catering kitchen, a beer cellar and customer toilets. 

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The games room. (Stonesmith Exeter)

The pub’s former skittle alley has been recently converted into two self-contained letting bedrooms. 

On the first floor is the owners’ accommodation, which comprises a sitting room, a kitchen and dining room, four bedrooms and a family bathroom. 

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One of the letting rooms in the converted skittle alley. (Stonesmith Exeter)

Outside, there is a large beer garden including a patio area and a pagoda, accommodating 50 or more customers, a customer car park and an outbuilding/store room.

The pub is being sold by Stonesmith Exeter for a guide price of £425,000. 

The agent described the property as “a friendly character village pub with a reputation for well-kept beer, good pub food, and it represents an excellent opportunity to purchase a well-regarded business with family sized owner's accommodation, and letting rooms and which still offers genuine potential to develop all aspects of the trade still further.”