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8 bedroom guest house for sale

Guest House, Littlestairs Road, Shanklin, Isle Of Wight, PO37

Offers in Excess of £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well established 8 bedroom guest house.
  • 3 bedroom private accommodation.
  • Cliff-top cul-de-sac location.
  • Gas/central heating/double glazing.
  • All rooms with ensuite facilities.
  • Parking and private garden.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The property is situated in a good cul-de-sac location and is very close to the cliff path which in turn has access down to the safe, sandy beaches of Sandown Bay. From some of the guest accommodation there are views of the sea and Culver Cliff.

The business has been in the present ownership for some 9 years and the current owners have re-furbished and up-graded much of the accommodation and they now run it on a bed and breakfast basis. Occasionally they will do evening meals for some regular guest parties. The business has received certificates of excellence from TripAdvisor and Booking.com in the past few years, as well as having a good number of returning guests each year.

Another excellent aspect of this business is the 3 bedroom owner's accommodation and private garden where there is space to accommodate a family if the purchaser is looking to make a life-style change by moving to the Island and running their own business. There are good schools and amenities in the Sandown Bay area.

The guest list ranges from young families, couples of all ages, singles and groups and associations who on some occasions book the entire guest house, including golfing and walking groups. The business currently trades from Easter to September but there is scope to increase the business turnover if a new owner wished to extend the season.

The property belies its initial appearance and offers deceptively spacious guest and private accommodation which is warmed by gas fired central heating and comprises:

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL Part wood-panelled walls, radiator, fire alarm control panel.

RECEPTION/LOUNGE AREA with modern comfortable seating, reception counter, double panelled radiator, wide opening to:

DINING ROOM with modern tables and chairs, space for 16 covers and a corner built-in breakfast bar and double-panelled radiator.

CONSERVARTORY/SUNROOM with double-glazed windows radiator, French doors to front and modern comfortable seating.

BAR ROOM with guest tables and chairs, radiator and bar counter and SEPARATE WC off. (This is the room that has the potential to be converted to a ground floor, possibly disabled access, bedroom.

KITCHEN fitted in range of beach effect laminate faced units comprising of base cupboards and drawers with brown mottled stone effect worktops with matching wall cupboards and a central island worktop and cupboards. A large 6 burner commercial oven, double-bowled single-draining sink and hand-wash basin . Door to private accommodation.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING with double-panelled radiator, 2 store cupboards.

BEDROOM 1 Double room with radiator, built-in cupboard, ENSUITE SHOWER/WC and sea glimpses.

BEDROOM 2 A Family room with a single bed and a large zip-link double bed which can be made into two singles if required. ENSUITE SHOWER/WC.

BEDROOM 3 Double room with panel radiator and a large zip-linked double bed which can become 2 singles. ENSUITE SHOWER/WC.

BEDROOM 4 Double room with a panel radiator and ENSUITE SHOWER/WC.

BEDROOM 5 A SINGLE ROOM. Bathroom having half-tiled walls and white suite of panel bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash basin, low-flush WC and a panelled radiator.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING with walk-in linen store cupboard.

BEDROOM 6 A large family room with a double bed and a single bed, panel radiator and an ENSUITE SHOWER/WC. This room enjoys westerly views over Shanklin's rooftops to the Downs beyond.

BEDROOM 7 Double room with panel radiator, ENSUITE SHOWER/WC and views of Sandown Bay and Culver Cliff.

BEDROOM 8 A QUITE attractive single room with a panel radiator and sea glimpses, a panel bath in the room and an ENSUITE TOILET with wash-hand basin.

OWNERS PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR

OFFICE

SHOWER/WC with shower, basin and WC.

BEDROOM 2 12"1 x 6"10 (3.7m x 2.1m) with panel radiator.

BEDROOM 3 9"3 x 9" (2.83m x 2.75m) with radiator.

INNER HALL with large walk-in store cupboard.

BEDROOM 1 11"10 x 8"3 (3.63m x 3.52m) with a panel radiator, walk-in wardrobe and ENSUITE BATHROOM having panel bath, pedestal basin and closed coupled WC.

REAR LOBBY with door to garden.

SITTING ROOM 14"10 x 10"9 (4.5m x 3.3m max) with panel radiator, built in cupboard, sliding patio windows to REAR GARDEN .

OUTSIDE At the front of the property is a concrete car parked area with space for 8 vehicles.
At the rear is a private garden which is laid to grass with flower and shrub borders. The TWO TIMBER STORES, one of which is used as a freezer/utility room. SINGLE DETATCHED GARAGE which is approached over a private un-made service road which serves the rear of neighbouring properties.

SERVICES All mains connected.

TENURE Freehold (unconfirmed)
COUNCIL TAX for the PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION is Band A.

UNIFORM BUSINESS RATE is available on line.
We understand the current owners obtain relief for Uniform Business Rate payments under the current small business relief scheme.


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