Hotel with Exquisite Views in Torquay

£200,000 Leasehold
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Hotel with Exquisite Views in Torquay

Summerbay Resort Hotel, 7 Babbacombe Downs Road, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LG

A stunningly located large hotel with unrivalled sea views over Lyme-Bay. This impressive three storey detached property set within its own extensive grounds The property comprises of 26 letting bedrooms, all en-suite, with a further 3 bedroom owners apartment to ground floor and a further 2 bedroom staff flat over 1st and 2nd floor. The property has a large lounge, dining/function room which both enjoy breathtaking sea views. There is also a function room with bar licence for 150, indoor heated swimming pool and leisure room incorporating sauna, game room on lower ground floor, level landscaped gardens to front and large car park/coach park to rear...


Summerbay Resort Hotel is located in an elevated position on Babbacombe Downs, Torquay.  This area is a highly popular tourist destination and is only a short drive away to Torquay Town Centre, beach front and harbour. Also, easy access to Plymouth, Dartmouth and Exeter with its M5 Motorway, mainline railway stations and not forgetting Exeter International Airport



The business has been trading as an Hotel for the past 50 years and at present is owner occupied but because of personal reasons, the business is now closed but would easily open again and again produce impressive trading accounts with subsequent impressive net profit





Over played car park to canopy covered entrance and through part glazed door into:



With tourist pamphlets, feature chandelier, large mirror and further part glazed door leading into:



7.55m x 5.48m

With well equipped reception desk with office area behind, fixed and loose seating for 12 covers, lift and turning staircase leading to both upper floors and doors leading off to:



Comprising of one cubicle and separate wash hand basin area



Comprising of one cubicle and separate wash hand basin area



8.80m x 4.85m

Benefiting from 8 sofas, 4 coffee tables, ornate fire place with inset electric fire, TV stand with TV, feature chandelier and uplighters, together with bay windows and patio doors with stunning sea views to front



11.18m x 7.74m

Benefiting from 8 tables providing for approximately 66 covers, large breakfast bar, ceiling fans, spot lights and uplighters and large bay windows and patio doors to front with stunning sea views



11.04m x 4.50m and 10.62m x 5.38m

‘L’ shaped room comprising of 12 tables, chairs and fixed seating for approx 65 with ‘L’ shaped bar with wood panelled front and top which had been comprehensively equipped with 3 beer lines, post fix, 2 under counter twin door glass fronted drinks cabinet, optics on rear wall, electric till and door leading to rear keg room with additional storage which is air cooled. Licensed for 150 covers. Also incorporated within the function room is a dance floor area with domed lighting, window to front and doors leading to:



Comprising of one cubicle and separate wash hand basin area



Comprising of one cubicle, 2 urinals and separate wash hand basin area



4.49m x 2.44m

Comprehensively equipped with through put dish washer, stainless sink and drainer, dairy crest milk dispenser, 2 coffee filter machines, 2 twin toasters, shelving for crockery and glassware.   Window to rear



5.10m  x 4.47m

Benefiting from 6 ring gas burner and oven, large deep fat fryer, 1 chest freezer, 2 upright freezer, 1 fridge/freezer, 1 twin door upright fridge, 1 5 pot bain marie, large stainless steel sink and twin drainer, large grill, plate warmer, large heater plate cupboard with lighting gantry above, together with comprehensive shelving for additional wares.  Door leading through to



Commercial washing machine and commercial tumble drier, together with commercial hot water boiler



4.86m x 4.12

For storage of linen, vacuum cleaners, high chairs etc and also housing 2 x linen presses



Heated pool and leisure room incorporating sauna



Incorporating game room



One guest room on ground floor and the remaining rooms located over first and second floors


3 x Triple rooms

10 x Double rooms

12 x Twin rooms

1 x Single room

All guest letting rooms offer full en-suite facilities and are also equipped with hospitality trays and colour TVs



Entrance through inner hallway from the hotel into:



With steps leading up to:



With sliding patio doors into enclosed courtyard


BEDROOM 1 – Double room

BEDROOM 2 – Double room

BEDROOM 3 – Double room



Comprising of full length bath with shower above and wash hand basin



Comprising of low level WC and obscure window to side



Located over first and second floor is the two bedroom staff accommodation but his could provide the new owners with scope for further letting and therefore increased income potential



Car parking for approximately 12-15 vehicles together with coach parking.  Large landscaped gardens to front with mature trees, shrubs and bushes adding to the already idyllic setting, together with terraced, decked seating area, bar chalet serving snacks and refreshments and all benefiting from stunning views overlooking Lyme Bay and surrounding coastline



Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings, with exception of vendor’s private inventory, will be included in this freehold sale. A full Inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are all connected. However, no testing of these services has been undertaken by the Agents, Lake & Ware, Commercial



The property benefits from an on and off premises license together with entertainment license. It is a requirement of the licensing act 2003 that all properties serving alcohol have a designated premises supervisor who must hold a personal license



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