IF you'd like to invest in a waterside pub - how about this one in Minehead?

The freehold of the Quay Inn, in Quay Street, overlooking the promenade is for sale with offers in excess of £710,000 invited.

The property is currently let to an individual operator on a 20-year lease on a current rent of £58,709 per annum which is subject to annual RPI uplifts - except in the open market review year - and five yearly open market reviews. A rent deposit of £12,950 is held by the landlord.

The business will be unaffected by the sale.

The property, being offered for sale through Savills, comprises a three-storey detached building of traditional construction with stone and part rendered elevations beneath a multi-pitched tile roof.

The ground floor provides a multi-room trading area with central bar servery, providing a bar, restaurant and games area with seating for approximately70 customers. Ancillary areas include a trade kitchen, stores and customer WCs.

The first floor provides four en-suite letting bedding rooms, with a further three en-suite letting bedrooms and staff bedroom on the second floor.

Outside is an extensive trade garden and terrace, an outbuilding with ground floor cellar and WCs and first floor function room.