A well-regarded business in a beautiful rural spot is on the market with commercial property specialists Greenslade Taylor Hunt.

Podshavers Restaurant, East Lydeard Farm, East Lydeard, near Taunton, is situated in a former milking parlour and has a range of attractive features including a timber framed vaulted ceiling and a wooden floor.

Duncan Brown, Commercial Partner, with Greenslade Taylor Hunt, said: “This offers a wonderful opportunity to an aspiring chef or couple in a large catchment area a short drive North West of Taunton.”

The property enjoys a picturesque courtyard setting with plenty of parking. There is also the opportunity for al fresco dining.

In the past owners Tara and Tom Morris used to provide cream teas at the venue and also put on lunches for the resident cricket team.

Appropriately the restaurant title – podshavers – is named after the craftsmen skilled at carving cricket bats in a traditional manner.

The restaurant has traded successfully as Podshavers restaurant for 20 years. The restaurant seating area extends to 1,292 sq ft, while the kitchen extends to 157 sq ft and wash up area to 71 sq ft. In addition there is a cold store, office, stores and barn.

The property is available via a new lease by arrangement at £12,000 per annum.

For more information and to arrange a viewing please contact the sole agents Greenslade Taylor Hunt on 01823 334455.