National property consultancy Carter Jonas has announced the marketing of a significant hotel and residential development opportunity in Winscombe, North Somerset, which includes planning consent for an event space suitable for weddings. The 20-acre country estate is being offered for sale by informal tender.

The estate comprises an early-20th century country estate house, a gatehouse, a former coach house and ancillary outbuildings. The estate is situated within woodland, meadowland, gardens, lawns and agricultural land, with views over Winscombe Hill.  It is surrounded by agricultural land to the north and west.


In March 2022 full planning consent was granted for the extension and conversion of the existing buildings into an 18-bed boutique hotel, including spa, restaurant, events space and three holiday lets. The estate also benefits from an outline approval for 14 further residential units within its grounds Mooseheart is well located for Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol and Exeter, and Bristol International Airport is within approximately nine miles. The hotel and residential element are available for sale either together or separately.

Steve Morris, Partner in Carter Jonas’ Bristol commented, “We are very pleased to offer a special and unique opportunity in such prime location. Mooseheart offers everything to be hoped for in a boutique hotel and its attractive setting gives it particular appeal. Furthermore, the residential element presents an excellent development opportunity. We anticipate significant interest and have high aspirations for this important piece of local history.”

A microsite containing the planning application consent, architect’s drawings, Section 106 agreement, technical information and bid proforma has been created and access details are available at

The closing date for tenders is 12 noon on Thursday 30 June 2022. Bids will be considered for the whole site or in part.