9 bedroom guest house for saleBorderers Guest HouseWatton,Brecon,LD3
338 sq. m. | £394,950
- Business for sale
- 3,638 sq ft (338 sq m)
Borderers Guest House is a beautiful guest house located in the market town of Brecon in Powys.
This small town has a population of around 8,000 but has a large amount of tourism. Surrounding the business is a complementary amount of guest houses to meet the high demand for accommodation to the honeypot of holidaymakers visiting this beautiful region. The area lies within the Brecon Beacons National Park, attracting many walkers, cyclists, families and sports enthusiast's year on year. The National Park is a fantastic place for an activity holidays, with superb walking, mountain biking and horse riding trails, caves and forests.
The guest house is ideally located within the bustling town of Brecon and is amongst several retail outlets, cafes and town centre amenities. Just a short walk away is Brecknock Museum and also the tourist information centre is close by.
The town lies on the charming Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, the 35 mile canal allows for a peaceful walk or cycle and to take in this beautiful town's atmosphere.
The area of the business is served well by the public transport system, with bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. The area is easily accessible located close by to the A40 and A470 main roads.
Hilton Smythe are delighted to welcome to the market Borderers Guest House.
This traditional guest house was originally established around 1969 and taken over by our clients in 1995. The business now comes to the market as our clients now wish to travel before settling down to a well-deserved retirement.
The business offers 9 stylish guest rooms on a bed and breakfast basis. The turnover for the business is currently around £70,000 per annum. However, the business has been run at a pace to suit our clients over recent years and we believe with an enthusiastic new owner there is a huge potential to increase turnover.
We are advised by our client that since they registered with Booking.com they have received a significant increase in trade.
Our clients have spent a considerable amount of money on upgrading the premises, with the accommodation being recently updated with new bathrooms and quality furnishings. All rooms are immaculately presented offering a relaxed atmosphere and any potential purchaser an ideal walk in and immediate trading opportunity.
The property boasts a delightful dining area, with many traditional features including a character stone fireplace and authentic beamed ceiling. We believe the room has the potential to be utilised as a restaurant, opening evenings and offer fine dining fayre to customers to generate further revenue.
The business flourishes because of its exceptional standards, offering fantastic customer service and high quality accommodation. This guest house comes with high levels of repeat trade and an enviable reputation. Borderers Guest House has excellent reviews on TripAdvisor and has been rewarded with a 3 AA Star rating. The business is in a superb trading location within a popular tourist area with visitors increasing each year.
One way this business could benefit would be to start an advertising and marketing campaign. The business could attract more customer through offering discounts through Groupon or Wowcher.
This business is complete with superb owner's accommodation and is the perfect opportunity for perhaps, a couple looking for a change of lifestyle in this idyllic location. We advise early viewing to avoid missing out on this rare business opportunity.
The business is run from a former coaching inn dating from the 17th century and is grade two listed. The property is within walking distance of the town centre. The business comprises nine letting rooms 8 of them having ensuite bath or shower rooms. There is also owner's accommodation and ample parking for a number of cars in a courtyard to the side of the property.
Main dining room
A generous but comfy room with windows to the front, authentic beamed ceiling, feature stone built fireplace with gas fire, dado rails to match interior and there is a door to the cellar.
Good sized room, recently refitted at considerable cost with a range of wall and base units in a light oak finish with marble effect worktop, tiled walls and floor, Stove range style cooker with extractor fan above, built in fridge microwave, two Bosch dishwashers, beamed ceiling with feature spotlights the kitchen also has underfloor heating.
Stable door to rear courtyard and parking area, ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, space for fridge freezer, access to roof space.
Windows to side, Tv Point, Radiator and the traditional beamed ceiling. The lounge is a comfy room ideal for relaxing during quieter moments.
Letting Room 2
Double Room Beamed ceiling, wood panelling to dado height ,built in wardrobe, feature fire place, ensuite bathroom with close coupled toilet, wash basin and shower cubicle.
Letting Room 3
Twin room Feature wall with wood panelling to dado height, radiator, hand wash basin with cupboard beneath.
Bathroom (for use by the occupants of Room 3)
Tongue and groove panelling to walls and bath, toilet and hand wash basin.
Letting Room 4
Double room with Radiator and wardrobe with beautifully fitted ensuite shower room.
Letting Room 5
Twin room with hand wash basin, radiator and ensuite shower room.
Letting Room 6
Family room off courtyard with wardrobe, radiator and ensuite shower room.
Letting Room 7
Good sized room off courtyard with two radiators and ensuite shower room.
Letting Room 8
Family room with radiator and recently refitted ensuite bathroom.
Letting Room 9
Double room with radiator and ensuite shower room.
Letting Room 8
Family room with radiator and recently refitted ensuite bathroom.
Chalet Letting Room 10
A detached wood built chalet with exposed woodwork interior, dual aspect ensuite shower room, a quirky room with seating area popular with returning guests and with a small balcony outside.
With built in cupboards for linen storage, Pressing machine, two washing machines and industrial dryer.
Owners accommodation on First Floor
Good sized room with windows to rear creating a light and airy space and dining area.
Double room With window to rear and radiator.
Double room with window to side and beamed ceiling.
Fully tiled walls and flooring with modern white close coupled suite.
The premises are immaculately presented and have been recently redecorated, the front windows having been replaced at some considerable cost. The signage is distinctive and very attractive blending with the building. The front of the property is decorated by beautiful hanging baskets and floral displays. There is a central archway secured by ornate steel gates leading to a good sized courtyard with ample parking space for a number of cars. There is also a paved patio area to the rear for use by guests with raised flower beds and a greenhouse
We are advised that the business is Freehold
Business opening times-
The business is open all throughout the year.
Breakfast is at 8am and last check-in time is 10pm.
The business is run and managed by our clients.
We are advised the turnover for the business is around £51,121 per annum.
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