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10 bedroom property for sale

The Terrace, St Ives, Cornwall


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Tenure: Freehold


BUSINESS FOR SALE - An outstanding and unique opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented high quality Guesthouse set only yards away from the train station and main bus stop of St Ives. The Rookery is highly rated and sits within the top Guesthouse and Bed & Breakfast accommodation in St Ives & is covered by a 4* AA rating and a 5* Trip Advisor Certificate. To the front of the property there are breathtaking harbour, town, Island and coastal views.

Internally the property boasts 8 en-suite guest rooms, the Rookery Suite and independent owners accommodation plus a semi commercially fitted kitchen. There is a delightful sun patio terrace and large double garage to the rear.

Local Area
St Ives has fast become one of the UK's foremost family holiday destinations and offers 3 award winning sandy beaches. The bay itself was voted by the Daily Mail as the 3rd best bay in the World. The town offers a maze of cobbled streets that offer a vast array of high quality restaurants, galleries and shops. Since the arrival of the Tate Gallery the season has now become all year round, with the artists enjoying the light that was once enjoyed by famed artists such as Whistler and Turner. During the summer months the towns population increases dramatically with the beaches awash with colour. There is a rail link to the home counties and flights from London Gatwick and city airports into Newquay airport which is approximately 45 miles away. The major market towns are easily accessable via the A30 as is the Cathedral City of Truro. The major income stream for the area is the tourism trade with many of the Guesthouses and Bed & Breakfasts being constantly booked all year round.

The Property
A quality double fronted period Guest House that offers upto 10 letting rooms with en-suite facilities. The property is located directly above the main bus stop of St Ives as well as the train link and the station car park from where there are daily trains from the Home Counties. From it's location you are able to access the picutureque harbour side and the maze of cobbled streets. The 3 award winning beaches are only a moments walk away. This high quality Guesthouse offers extremley comfortable accommodation throughout that is set to a very high standard and offers fully compliant fire and safty regulations. The Rookery is very well established with many returning visitors and generates an excellent income above the VAT threshold. Should you be looking for a change in lifestyle or a quality business, then look no further!

Semi Commercial Fitted Kitchen 
16.6ft x 8.8ft
A semi commercailly fitted kitchen that offers a Range Master 1110 double oven with griddle and hot plate with four gas hob burner to side with 400 baby marie fitted to side and further griddle. Wall mounted stainless steel commercial extractor fan above. A range of base level units and drawers offer rolled edge work surfaces above. Feature pull out work top. Integrated large stainless steel sink with flexible rinse hose above. Tiled splash backs. Range of eye level units. Wall mounted gas combination boiler. Two double glazed windows to side aspect overlooking raised patio. Stable type door. Small wash hand basin. Large storage cupboard understairs.

Rookery Suite: 

16.3ft x 10.1ft
Carpet. Two radiators. Double glazed windows to side aspect. Storage cupboard. Feature fireplace with slate hearth. Recess display above. Feature display marble cills. This room is used as an occasical room or family suite. Door and steps leading down to an inner hallway with doors into:

12.5ft x 13.6ft
Carpet. 2 x radiators. Double glazed window to side aspect with marble cill. Double glazed door accessing raised rear patio area. Feature fireplace with dog grate with marble mantle and surrounds. Integrated ceiling spot lights. Hard wired smoke alarms.

En-suite Shower Room: 
Vinyl floor covering. Vanity wash hand basin with unit below. Low level W.C. Feature corner shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors. Integrated ceiling spotlights. Extractor fan. Obscure double glazed window to side aspect. Stainless steel ladder towel rail.

Returning from the middle landing there is are futher staircase rising to an upper landing area with hand ballustrade and spindles with bonnett ceiling. Access into a large storage cupboard housing gas combination boiler with shelving. Doors into:

Guest Room 6: 
14.5ft x 9.7ft
Double glazed dormer window to front aspect with quartz sill offering stunning harbour, island and coastal views. Carpet. Two radiators. Quartz cill above. Set into roof void with storage. Quartz shelf. Wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. Bonnet ceiling. Door into:

Guest Room 7: 
14.2ft x 9.9ft
Double glazed bay window to front aspect with quartz seating area and quartz display shelving. Carpet. 2 x radiators. Feature fireplace with dog grate. Bonnet ceiling with storage into eaves. Doorway into:

Vinyl floor covering. Corner bath with shower handset off mixer tap. 1200 shower cubicle with electric shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Dual flush low level W.C. Radiator and ladder towel rail. Obscure double glazed window to rear aspect with quartz cill. Feature display picture looking through into bedroom.

To the side and rear of the property there is a delightful terraced sun patio that creates an ideal sun trap and seating area for those lazy summer afternoons within the patio area there is an outside tap. There are steps that lead up into a large double garage that in the past the owners have informed us that they parked up to 4 vehicles in. Within the garage there is water and power connected. Access for the garage is via the back lane that leads of Albert Road.

Reception Hallway: 
Footwell mat. Carpet. Radiator. Feature ornate cornicing and arch with picture rail. Emergency lighting. Hard wired smoke alarm. PIR lighting. Staircase rising to 1st floor landing. Door into:

Owners Accommodation: 
Accessed via a security code. Door opening into:

Kitchen/Dining Room: 
14.3ft x 11.2ft
Lime stone quarry tiled floor offering under floor heating and radiators. Range of Oak fitted kitchen units and drawers incorporating a bottle rack and integrated fridge and freezer and dishwasher offering complementary grainte work surfaces above with a one and a quarter stainless steel sink drainer with antique style mixer tap above and granite splashbacks. Integrated five ring gas hob with extractor fan above set into an Oak surround. Granite splashbacks. Feature exposed stone works. Integrated eye level double oven with cupboards over and under. Feature granite inglenook fireplace with gas effect log fire set into wooden oak mantle above. Feature Oak exposed eye level units with feature underlighting. Integrated ceiling spot lights. Hard wired smoke alarm. Understairs storgage cupboard. Natural opening into:

Sitting Room: 
15.5ft x 12.7ft
Double glazed tilt and turn window with marble sill to front aspect offering outstanding sea views and views towards Godrevy Lighthouse and beyond to Trevose Head, The Island and the North Cliffs of Hayle. Two radiators. Feature slate fireplace with tiled surrounds with feature recesses to either side, one with glazed shelving. Central ceiling rose. Hard wired smoke alarm.

Guest Room 1: 
4.38m into window x 3.46m into recess - Double glazed tilt and turn window to front aspect with granite cill offering outstanding views towards the harbour and Trevose head. Feature fireplace with dog grate with wooden surrounds. Vanity shelving with over head light set into a recess. Fitted wardrobe with hanging space. Carpet. Door into:

Guest Room 2: 
3.338 x 2.71m - Double glazed window to rear aspect with granite cill overlooking lower courtyard with understairs cupboard. Carpet. Radiator. Feature exposed fireplace with recess to side. Central ceiling Rose. Coved ceiling. Door into:

Carpet. Feature newel post. Double glazed obscure window to side aspect. Steps and doorway into:

Utility Room: 
Vinyl floor covering. Pedestal wash hand basin. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Linin cupboard with sliding doors and box cupboards above. Obscure double glazed window to rear aspect. Low level W.C. Radiator.

Guest Room 3: 
13.9ft x 11.8ft
Double glazed tilt and turn window with quartz sill to front aspect offering outstanding harbour views and towards Trevose Head. Carpet. 2 x radiators. Vanity shelving area. Hard wired smoke alarm. Recessed feature fireplace. Coved ceiling with central ceiling rose. Door into:

Guest Room 4: 
17.3ft x 11.1ft
Two double glazed windows with quartz sills to front aspect with outstanding coastal and marine views. Carpet. 2 x radiators. Feature fireplace. Coved ceiling. Doorway into:

Guest Room 5: 
11.1ft x 8.11ft
Double glazed tilt and turn window with quartz window cill. Coved ceilingCarpet. Radiator. Feature fireplace with dog grate. Ceiling rose. Display units. Built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. Door into:

Dining Room: 
27.1ft x 12.3ft
Carpet. Three radiators. Feature fireplace with granite inglenook lintel above. Display unit looking back into middle landing area. Sky light. Feature exposed stone work. Multi paned door to side aspect accessing the lower landing. Obscured multi pane window that is part stain glass looking towards the patio area Step up to:

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2014


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