Scottish & Newcastle Pub Enterprises has bought the Castle hotel in Porlock, Somerset.
The village inn has a prominent roadside position within the Exmoor National Park and is close to the West Somerset coast.
It offers nine en-suite bedrooms, two bar areas, a 60-seat restaurant and manager and staff accommodation across three floors.
The property also has various outbuildings, stores, a paddock and parking spaces.
Stonesmith of Exeter sold the inn off an asking price of £895,000 on behalf of the Seabrook Investments consortium.
By Angela Frewin