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10 bedroom guest house for sale

Woody Bay, Exmoor Coast

Withdrawn from Market £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 8 Ensuite Guest Rooms
  • Stunning Sea Views
  • 2 Bedroom Owners Accommodation
  • 2 Large Reception Rooms and Bar
  • Parking
  • Scope to Increase Guest Rooms/ Income
  • Tranquil Woodland Setting and Nearby Beach
  • Unique Exmoor Coastal Location
  • Near to the Attractions of Lynton & Lynmouth
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Full description

A tastefully decorated semi-detached Victorian property in a tranquil woodland setting overlooking Woody Bay. Stunning sunsets and panoramic sea views, private parking, grounds and a small beach nearby. Currently trading as a Hotel with 8 En-Suite Letting Rooms, 2 Large Reception Rooms and a 3 Room Owner's Suite. Some work needed - reflected in low asking price.
Easily convertible to a spacious Country House, with an element of commercial letting/self-catering.

Glazed door to the rear, leading outside. Door to rear hallway. Windows to the rear. A fully equipped trade kitchen with ranges of wall and base kitchen storage cupboards, with worktops over. Central island unit. The kitchen equipment is as per inventory and includes: a large Hobart gas range with eight gas burners; electric griddle; eye-level grill; Blue Seal commercial oven; additional double oven; Hobart fridge and freezer; microwave oven; stainless steel double basin, double drainer sink unit with two pairs of taps; separate hand-wash basin.

Windows to the side. Radiator. Electric panel heater.Wall-fitted cast-iron safe.Door to reception. Fitted carpet. From the main reception area, stairs with fitted carpet rise, turn on a half-landing with a large window to the rear, and rise again to the first floor.

First Floor Landing 
A wide landing with doors to Bedroom 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, conservatory/sitting room and separate bathroom.

Room 1 
Windows to the side and a part-glazed door to the front opening onto a balcony with some sea views. Fitted wardrobe with shelves and hanging space. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Door to en-suite bathroom.

Rear Hallway 
Doors to basement and office.

From the quiet country lane outside, the property is approached through a wooden five-bar gate to a tarmac drive leading past the front of the building to a parking and turning area. From here a flight of stone steps leads to the glazed double front doors.

Entrance Hall 
Window to side. Fitted carpet.

Entrance Reception 
Stairs to the first floor. Doors to office, sitting room, restaurant/bar and kitchen. Fitted carpet.

Restaurant and Bar 
Large windows to the front and side. Part-glazed door onto the front balcony. Three radiators. Space for tables and chairs. Wooden bar/servery fronting a back cupboard with optics, shelves and drinks cooler. Fitted carpet.

Behind the buildings, the grounds rise in a wooded slope to a narrow lane above. There is a parking area by the entrance gate and a tarmac drive leads to a second parking and turning area on the far side of the hotel building. In front of the buildings, the grounds drop in a wooded slope to a narrow lane below.

The Beach 
The delightful Woody Bay beach is a short (approx 12-minute) walk down through the woods. This secluded spot is a real hidden gem with its waterfall and Victorian bathing pool.

The Business 
The Woody Bay Hotel has been traded successfully for some 25 years by the current owners. In recent years, the trading season and hours have been reduced to suit the owners' lifestyle requirements. Profit & loss figures will be available after viewing. Reviews can be seen at

Included with the business is an excellent website, which can be seen at

Trip Advisor 
Woody Bay Hotel enjoys Excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. Visit

Bedroom 1 
Dormer window to the front with sea and country views. Fitted carpet. Door to new en-suite bathroom including bath with built-in shower above, low-level flush WC and pedestal wash basin.

The basement level includes a double garage and five rooms for storage, including boiler/hot water tank area, water treatment plant, dry store, wine cellar and workshop.

Staff Annex 
Former staff annex with potential. Requires complete refurbishment.

Bedroom 2 
Currently used as a dressing room. Dormer window to the rear. Door to sitting room.

Sitting Room 
Dormer window to the rear.

Third floor 
Stairs from the second floor rise to a door opening into the third floor. The landing has doors to two attic rooms (to be refurbished).

Room 2 
Large casement windows to the front with sea views. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Wall-mounted mirror. Fitted carpet. Door to en-suite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room 
Recently re-fitted. Tiled floor and walls. Large shower cubicle with built-in shower. Pedestal wash basin with mirror and lights above. Low-level flush WC.

Room 3 
Large casement windows to the front with sea views. Electric panel heater. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Wall-mounted mirror with lights above. Fitted carpet. Door to en-suite bathroom.

Room 4 
Two casement windows to the front with sea views. Electric panel heater. Built-in wardrobe. Fitted carpet. Door to en-suite bathroom.

Room 5 
(To be refurbished.) Window to rear. Louvre door to en-suite bathroom.

Owners Accommodation 
A door from the landing opens into the owners' separate accommodation, comprising two bedrooms (one en-suite), sitting room, and stairs to the third floor.

Ensuite Bathroom 
Not in use. To be refurbished. Windows to rear.

Conservatory/Sitting Room 
Large windows along two sides with excellent views across Woody Bay and surrounding countryside. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Second Floor Landing 
A wide landing with fitted carpet, radiator three built-in storage cupboards and doors to bedrooms six/seven, eight, nine and ten. A narrow flight of stairs, by room nine, rises to the third floor.

Rooms 6 & 7 
Operated as a family suite. A door opens from the landing to an inner hall, with doors to bedrooms six and seven and a shared bathroom.

Room 6 
A twin room with windows to the side. Pedestal wash basin in one corner. fitted carpet

Room 7 
Windows to the front. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe. Pedestal wash basin. Fitted carpet.

A large bathroom with tiled floor and walls. A three-piece suite including panel-enclosed bath with side-fitted taps and built-in shower above; low-level flush WC; wash basin set into a vanity unit with mirror and light above. Radiator.

Room 8 
Windows to the front with sea views. Radiator. Door to en-suite shower room with shower cubicle and built-in shower, low level flush WC and pedestal wash basin.

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