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8 bedroom detached house for sale

West Bay, Bridport, Dorset

£650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 8 Letting Bedrooms (6 Ensuite plus Bathroom & Shower Room), Bar/Pub, Customer Toilets,
  • Dining Room, 2nd Dining Room, Conservatory/Standing Bar, Kitchen, Washing up Area,
  • 2 Stores, Storage/Preparation Area, Freezer Area.
  • Owners/Staff Accommodation:
  • Living/Bedroom/Kitchen and Ensuite Bathroom.
  • Gas-Fired Central Heating. Large Car Park. Terrace with Outside Seating. Garage,
  • Store and Outside WC. Private Rear Courtyard. Wash Store.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Accommodation
8 Letting Bedrooms (6 En suite plus Bathroom & Shower Room), Bar/Pub, Customer Toilets, Dining Room, 2nd Dining Room, Conservatory/Standing Bar, Kitchen, Washing up Area, 2 Stores, Storage/Preparation Area, Freezer Area.

Owners/Staff Accommodation:
Living Room/Bedroom/Kitchen and En suite Bathroom.

Gas-Fired Central Heating. Large Car Park. Terrace with Outside Seating. Garage, Store and Outside WC. Private Rear Courtyard. Wash Store.

Durbeyfield Guest House is a very successful free house/bar/restaurant and guesthouse. It is understood to have been formally a private/timber merchant’s house and has been established as a guest house since the 1960’s. The property is Grade II Listed as being of Architectural or Historic Importance. Character features typical of its age and type include exposed wide floor board, picture rails, wood panelling and a decorative frieze in the dining room. Some of the letting rooms on the upper floors enjoy sea glimpses and harbour views to the river.

There is a popular bar, main dining room, 2nd dining room and conservatory/standing bar for overspill and private functions, together with 8 letting bedrooms, most of which are en suite. There is also the benefit of owners/staff accommodation which alternatively could be used for additional letting bedroom.

Agents Note
The property also offers excellent opportunities for alternative uses including conversion into a private home or apartments (subject to the appropriate planning consents).

The Business
Under the current ownership since 2009, there have been major investment and the revenue has significantly increased. There is excellent trading potential to improve further.

Durbeyfield Guest House trades all year and is open to non-residents. There is excellent local trade from the bar (the only free house in West Bay) and the local Cribbage, Cricket and Darts teams are hosted together with a Food Club and a very popular weekly knit and natter group. It is also a popular venue for weddings, funerals and clubs/associations etc. The bar and restaurant attracts very good local and seasonal holiday trade with good footfall. The letting rooms attract holiday makers, tradespeople, walking, fishing groups and clubs etc.


The Accommodation
Ground Floor
ENTRANCE LOBBY
HALL
BAR/PUB 20/25 Covers plus Standing Area Potential to enlarge
Dining Room 18/24 Covers
CONSERVATORY/STANDING BAR
2ND DINING ROOM 33 Covers (Potential 85 Standing)
STORE/OFFICE
KITCHEN Fully equipped. Stainless steel cooker range & cooker hood.
WASHING UP AREA Fully equipped. Glass and dish washers.
LOBBY/FREEZER AREA Freezers
STORAGE/PREPARATION AREA Fully Equipped

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING
CUSTOMER TOILETS
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 1) Double
BATHROOM
SHOWER ROOM
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 2) Double
ENSUITE BATHROOM
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 4) Double & Single
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM

SECOND FLOOR
LANDING
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 5) Twin. Harbour Views.
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 6) Double.
ENSUITE BATHROOM
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 8) Twin.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 9) Double. Harbour Views.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM

THIRD FLOOR
LANDING
LETTING BEDROOM (NO 10). Double. Harbour & Sea Views.
EN SUITE BATHROOM

OWNERS/STAFF ACCOMMODATION
LIVING ROOM/BEDROOM/KITCHEN
LOBBY
EN SUITE BATHROOM

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
There is a benefit of a large Car Park available for residents and non-residents. Large terrace with outside seating. GARAGE, STORE & OUTSIDE WC. At the rear is a private courtyard with WASH STORE.

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25 August 2016

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