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Thurlestone Guesthouse, St Ives Road, Carbis Bay

Sold STC £699,950

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A well appointed award winning guesthouse with 7 en-suite letting rooms over looking St Ives Bay.
The property is situated approximately 1 mile from the popular harbourside town of St Ives and benefits from a guest lounge/bar, breakfast room and spacious 3 bedroom owners accommodation

Location - Carbis Bay is situated approximately 1 mile from the sought after harbourside town of St Ives which is considered to be one of the County's premier holiday destinations with its fine beaches and eclectic mix of shops and restaurants . The Thurlestone Guesthouse is situated in a prominent roadside position on the main thoroughfare into St Ives, approximately 1 mile from the town centre.

The Property - Originally built as a Chapel in 1840, the Thurlestone Guesthouse has been in our clients tenure for the past 10 years during which time it has been the subject of major refurbishments and is now presented to a very high standard.

The property briefly comprises a large entrance hall, guest lounge/bar, breakfast room and large kitchen. The guest bedrooms are spacious and offer en-suite facilities with 4 rooms having sea views across the bay of St Ives to Godrevy Lighthouse. The 3 bedroom owners accommodation is located on the second floor.

The Business - The business trades from March until mid-November on a bed and breakfast basis with the tariff ranging between £78 and £95 per room per night. The business enjoys an AA4* Gold Award and has been awarded the Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence for the past five years running.

For the year ending 31st March 2015 the business achieved sales of £83,409 with a 72% gross profit margin.

Detailed accounting information will be made available to prospective purchasers subject to a viewing appointment.

The Accommodation Comprises - (all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Entrance Vestibule - Part glaze doors through to:-

Hallway - 8.103 x 1.834m (max). Spacious hallway with wooden floor board and stairs to the first and second floors.

Breakfast Room - 5.282m into recess x 3.909m. Leaded window to the front elevation, beamed ceiling and wooden floorboards, 14 covers.

Bar/Lounge - 3.870m x 4.843m. Dual aspect room with windows to side and rear elevations, beamed ceiling, wooden floorboards, contemporary wall mounted glass electric fire. Built in return bar with one tap and built-in shelving behind, glass fronted drinks fridge.

Ground Floor -

Bedroom 1 - Double/Family Room
5.027m into recess x 3.567m. Dual aspect room with double bed and additional day/single bed.

En-Suite - Close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with mains shower, tiled floor and walls.

Understairs Cloaks Cupboard -

Kitchen - 3.856m (max) x 4.853m. Range of base and wall units with large central island with storage below, 6 burner commercial gas oven, double stainless steel sink drainer, large double Samsung fridge/freezer, Miele undercounter fridge, Candy undercounter freezer, Bosch undercounter dishwasher, Victor hot cupboard, Gascraft wall mounted grill, Scandinova upright freezer.

Large built-in storage cupboard that houses the Worcester Gas Boiler, door to covered storage area with doors at each end giving access to the parking area to the front of the guesthouse and the rear courtyard and currently housing two 8kg washing machines and three tumble dryers.

Rear Courtyard - Staircase to the decking area on the first and second floors, gate giving side access.

First Floor -

Bedroom 2 - Double or Twin Room
3.969m x 3.838m (max). Deep sill window to front elevation offering viewing across St Ives Bay.

En-Suite - Close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with mains shower, tiled floor and walls.

Bedroom 3 - Double or Twin Room
3.948m x 3.853m into recess. Deep sill window to front elevation offering sea views.

En-Suite - Close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, shower cubicle with mains shower.

Bedroom 4/Office - Single room
5.21m x 1.384m. Dual aspect room with sea views from the front elevation and two further windows to the side elevation. Small built-in single wardrobe. This room is currently used as an office.

En-Suite - Window to rear elevation, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower.

Bedroom 5 - Double room
2.697m x 2.844m. Deep sill window to the rear elevation overlooking the rear terrace.

En-Suite - Large double shower cubicle with Trident electric shower over, deep sill window to rear elevation, wc, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.

Wc/Shower Room - Built-in vanity wash hand basin, close coupled wc, shower cubicle with mains shower, over stairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom 7 - Double
4.130m x 3.061m. Two deep sill windows to the rear elevation.

En-Suite - Vanity wash hand basin, deep sill window to side elevation, built-in shower cubicle with mains shower, close coupled wc.

Bedroom 8 - Double
3.905m x 3.582m (max). Deep sill window to front elevation offering sea views.

En-Suite - Close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, window to side elevation, shower cubicle with mains shower, part tiled walls.

Stairs to second floor

Owners Accommodation -

Lounge - 4.990m x 3.637m (max)
Window to front elevation offering sea views. Two double built-in storage cupboards, patio doors to rear giving access to small private second floor roof terrace with stairs leading from it down to the first floor terrace.

Bedroom 1 - Window to rear overlooking the rear terrace.

En-Suite - Window to rear, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with electric shower over, part tiled walls, wooden floor.

Bedroom 2 - Window to front elevation with sea views.

En-Suite - Deep sill window to side elevation, part tiled walls, shower cubicle with electric shower, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 - 3.906m x 2.513m.
Window to front elevation with sea views.

En-Suite - Tiled walls and floor, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, built-in shower cubicle, electric shower.

Outside - To the front of the property there is parking for five cars.

General Information -

Contact Details - For further information or an appointment to view please contact Beverly Northey on 01872 247031or via email

Local Authority - Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate - The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band D.

Inventory - An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates - We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171

Services - Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Stock - To be taken at valuation

Value Added Tax - All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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