Detached Guest House in Brixham

Brixham

£560,000 Freehold
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A substantial, detached period guesthouse with 8 letting bedrooms which are all en-suite, coupled with many guest reception rooms, bar, extensive owners three bedroom accommodation, large private gardens and ample car parking. This easily operated business successfully trades for only 8½ months per year and provides our client with an enviable lifestyle. A comprehensive handover will be provided to ensure both a smooth transition and successful continuation of the business. Early viewings are highly recommended ...

LOCATION

The White Horse Hotel is well placed to explore Torbay and district. Brixham Harbour is only 5 minutes’ drive away. Paignton, Torquay, Totnes and Dartmouth are all within easy reach. Churston Golf Course is situated 2 minutes from the guesthouse and is easily within walking distance, offering sea views, whilst playing golf. There is also Cayman short hole golf course. For the young at heart, there is Battlefield Live (laser game) and Quay West Water Park nearby.  Brixham is famous for its fresh fish and there are several fish restaurants close by. Weather permitting, a ferry operates from Brixham to Paignton and Torquay. The White Horse Hotel is situated just off the A3022 and is within easy access of all main arterial motorways with train and bus station nearby.

 

BUSINESS

Our clients have been operating successfully for several years without the need of any staff for approx. 8½ months a year due to lifestyle choice. Trading on a B&B basis. Due to its unique location and extensive bar, lounge and dining room, our clients have provided simple catering functions for meetings etc. during the quiet months. We the agents feel that this property could easily trade all year round, simply upgrade to ‘Boutique’ guesthouse or even re-introduce the previously successful function trade. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing

 

ACCOMMODATION

Driveway leading over splayed enclosed lit car park with entrance benefiting from porch and pillars, through part glazed door into:

 

RECEPTION HALLWAY

With uplighters and chandelier lighting, reception consul table with pamphlet display for advertising local tourist attractions, fire alarm panel and doors leading to

 

LOUNGE/BAR

8.38m max x 5.67m max

This is an elegant room, spacious and comfortably furnished with 14 upholstered chairs, 4 x bar stools and numerous round coffee tables. Half-moon shaped enclosed bar with wood panel front and top with canopy above and inset lighting. The bar has been comprehensively equipped with under counter glass fronted chiller cabinet, electric till, single stainless-steel sink and drainer, optics on rear wall. Dual aspect windows with one large bay window overlooking the front and a further window to side. To the rear of lounge, doorway leading through to

 

INNER HALLWAY

Door leading off to:

 

CLOAKROOM

Comprising of a low-level WC and wash hand basin

 

From hallway, further door leading out to side of property

 

DINING ROOM

7.33m x 5.40m

Consisting of 8 x tables and chairs providing approx. 24 covers. Also, an original ornate fireplace and 2 large windows to rear creating a light, bright atmosphere. Door leading through to

 

CLOAKROOM

Comprising of a low-level WC and wash hand basin

 

KITCHEN

An ideally situated kitchen just off the dining area comprising of two areas

AREA 1 – 3.91m x 3.87m, AREA 2 – 3.67m x 2.29m

These are adjoining cooking and preparation rooms with white tiling and a full range of base and wall mounted units with ample worksurface throughout and comprehensively equipped to include a modern six ring gas burner and oven, electric double oven and grill, electric lincat wall mounted grill,  central stainless steel preparation table, hot cupboard,  2 fridge freezers and free standing double stainless steel sink and drainer. Two large windows overlooking side of property

 

UTILITY ROOM

Equipped with washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 upright freezers , freezer cabinet and a commercial freezer. Door leading out to

 

REAR COURTYARD

Which interconnects to front and rear of property

 

GUEST LETTING ACCOMMODATION

All rooms have recently been decorated to a high standard and are equipped with good en-suite facilities. The high standards of the rooms are complimented with up to date equipment including LCD Digital Free view TV’s, Free wifi, complimentary beverage facilities, bedside tables, chest of drawers and wardrobes facilities.

 

From main reception hallway, turning staircase leading up to

 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

A lovely spacious landing with doors leading off to

 

BEDROOM 1

A double room with standard double bed. The en-suite comprises of a shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has a window to side of the property.

 

BEDROOM 2

A double room with standard double bed. The en-suite comprises of a bath with a shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has a window to side of the property.

 

BEDROOM 3

A double room with standard double bed. The en-suite comprises of a shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has a window to side of the property.

 

BEDROOM 4

A single room with standard single bed. The en-suite comprises of a shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has a window to front of the property.

 

BEDROOM 5

A twin room with two standard single beds. The en-suite comprises of a shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has a window to side of the property.

 

BEDROOM 6

A double room with standard double bed. The en-suite comprises of a shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has a window to front of the property.

 

LAUNDRY ROOM

Benefiting from sink, shelving, washing machine and tumble dryer

 

LINEN ROOM

Used for general storage

 

FIRE EXIT DOOR

With a new galvanised staircase to side of building

 

BEDROOM 7

A double room with a standard double bed. The en-suite comprises of a bath with a shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin. The bedroom has dual aspect windows to side and rear of the property.

 

BEDROOM 8

Family suite which comprises of a twin room with two single beds and double room with a standard double bed two built-in wardrobes in the corridor. The en-suite comprising of bath with shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin and both rooms with windows overlooking the gardens to the rear.

 

OWNERS ACCOMMODATION

The flexible owner’s accommodation can be accessed either through the main entrance lobby, via the kitchen or separate door from the side.

 

DINING ROOM/OFFICE

4.60m x 2.60m

A large area with a window and door to the front.

 

LOUNGE/SITTING ROOM

3.71m x 3.63m

A lovely cosy space with a wood burner and window to front.

 

INNER HALLWAY

With doors leading off to

 

BEDROOM 1

4.18m x 3.11m

With door and window to side

 

BEDROOM 2

3.30m x 2.75m

With window with limited light which looks through to recent extension

 

BATHROOM

Ideally situated bathroom comprising of bath with shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin and window to rear

 

BEDROOM 3

6.63m x 2.53m

This large room benefits from dual aspect windows to front and side which overlooks the garden. Door leading out to rear patio. Additional door leads through to

 

LOUNGE 2

5.37m x 3.03m

Dual aspect to side and rear and with part glazed door leading out to rear patio

 

OUTSIDE

To the front of the property is forecourt and parking for 8/9 cars and to the rear is a very large spacious patio which then leads onto a substantial garden which could easily accommodate a polytunnel/greenhouse and to the far end is a summerhouse which was previously used for residential accommodation. The level garden is full of mature shrubs and trees.

 

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

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

 

SERVICES

Mains electricity, gas and water are all connected however, no testing of these services have been undertaken by the agents Ware Commercial. Drainage is provided by septic tank which is serviced twice yearly. There is newly installed state of the art pressurised heating and hot water system. The fire alarm system is maintained yearly and all certifications for both gas and electrics are available for inspection.

 

LICENCES

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

 

BUSINESS RATES

Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at www.voa.gov.uk

 

Misrepresentation Act

Misrepresentation Act 1967. The Particulars are not considered a formal offer, they are for information only and give a general idea of the property. They are not to be taken as forming any part of a resulting contract nor be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Whilst every care is taken in their preparation, no liability can be accepted for their accuracy. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars.