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3 bedroom guest house for sale

Rame Cross, TR10

Offers in Region of £460,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Charming and stunning detached property offering 2 guest rooms
  • Currently turning over in excess of 24,000 (limited purposely by the vendors)
  • Stunning location with possibilities to double the turnover easily
  • Absolutely stunning condition with separate resident's lounge, viewing essential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Twycross House is a stunningly presented unique large modern 3 bedroomed property, purchased by the present owners from the builder in 2009. It has been extended to offer the best opportunities as a high-end Bed & Breakfast, utilising two of the extra large double bedrooms and separate large first floor guest lounge.
The business offers comfortable accommodation over two floors.

Twycross house currently utilise one bedroom as a Family Room (one double and one single bed) with its own dedicated adjacent bathroom; and the other as a double en-suite. The guest lounge/tv room is again on the first floor adjacent to the bedrooms and offers guests the chance to relax in reclining triple and double leather sofas, with a large surround-sound flat screen TV. Both bedrooms have spectacular views across countryside.

Twycross House offers an extensive comprehensive traditional English cooked breakfast using local ingredients in their airy dining room. There are also plenty of other choices to suit all tastes, including cereals, fresh fruit and yoghurt. Evening meals are available at two nearby pubs/restaurants, one of which is just 2 minutes' walk away.

Twycross House was purchased by the vendors 6 years ago and was remodelled to operate as a bed and breakfast 4 years ago. The income is currently limited by the vendors intentionally to suit their income needs and leaves excellent scope for all year round operation.

The home is family run and is located just a 10 minute drive from Falmouth town centre, Penryn University and is approximately a 15-minute drive to Truro, the capital of Cornwall. The business is set in stunning countryside, yet is just a few minutes drive to the sea, making it an ideal base for clients wishing to explore Cornwall and its surrounding areas.

The property has secluded garden areas and a conservatory with a part cavity wall extension and a multi-burner stove in recess. The main house has been adapted to an excellent standard by the owners to achieve luxury accommodation. The business side is highly rated being awarded a 5* by trip advisor and 9.5/10 from For a much greater insight to the business possibilities and current reviews, it is strongly recommended that Twycross House B & B own web-site and along with both the Trip Advisor and web-sites, are accessed. The property benefits from its own car park capable of holding 2 cars for guests.

Twycross House is in an excellent condition and represents the ultimate in a small lifestyle business. This is an ideal starter business with scope to increase the turnover. A viewing is thoroughly recommended to fully appreciate this opportunity.

The business does not operate all year round and is considered as an exceptional lifestyle business, suited to the vendor's requirements of working hours. Currently the turnover is in excess of 24,000 with easy scope to increase this.

Available accounts are to year end 2015 and are summarised below:
2014 - 2015 - Sales 24,506
2013 - 2014 - Sales 14,104

The vendors operate to suit their needs, normally remaining open throughout the summer months and closing when taking holidays or time-off during the autumn and winter. Officially they are open all year round, but currently trade just for 6 months a year as an average.

The business is easily managed and run by the owners.

This impressive property is located in the stunning Cornish countryside and incorporates two letting rooms, with owner's accommodation and many additions, including a conservatory/part rendered block and a garden area with a small fish pond to the front and a letter-box water feature to side which is all fully enclosed.

The property is traditionally constructed of brick and render, with a tiled roof and is fully detached and set back a little from the main road.

There is a large double garage/workshop to the side of the property, with electrically operated roller type doors, there is also 2 log storage units. The car park in front of the garages can easily accommodate two visitor's cars, with one additional space for the owner's car.

The property is a unique modern detached house with laminate flooring and under-floor central heating individually controlled by room throughout, that has been extensively remodelled and decorated to a high standard. It is surrounded on all four side by a mixture of mature trees, shrubs, walls and fencing.
The property also benefits from solar panels at the highest rates, which generate and income of approx. 1,600 - 1,800 per annum for the current owners.

The property also has a number of safety systems in place, there is a fully integrated central smoke alarm system and a carbon monoxide alarm. There is also the additional security benefit of a sophisticated intruder alarm system on the ground floor and garage/workshop, controlled by a master panel in the hall with a repeater panel in the garage and an external visual indicator lamp and strobe light/sound alarm.

The business has excellent scope to expand and develop further and is reluctantly offered for sale due to the retirement of the vendors.

The letting accommodation is located on the second floor with two double bedrooms, one being en suite the other large double is laid out as a family room with a double and single bed, with an adjacent sole use large bath/shower room.

There is currently a total of two letting rooms which are made up of the following including costs:
Single occupation - 50 to 64.50 per night
Twin/doubles occupation - 75 to 92.50 per night
1 x family room - 90 to 120 per night

All room rates include a most comprehensive breakfast and are dependent upon seasonal variation.

The owner's accommodation is separate to the letting rooms and is incorporated within the house itself. The accommodation consists of one bedroom and is spread over the ground floor and first floor.

The accommodation comprises of a private lounge, a dining room, a conservatory and a kitchen which are open plan. The conservatory can be separated by full size bi folding doors and has automatic blinds to the roof area.

The living room features walnut laminated flooring of exceptional quality. The dining room doubles up as the breakfast room for the guests in the morning. There is a large kitchen area that is utilised for cooking guests breakfasts and is fully fitted to an exceptionally high standard. There are wall and base units, with black granite worktops and incorporates a modern induction hob and a twin oven/grill built in cooker. Also on the ground floor is an office and a utility room.

To the first floor is the bedroom which is utilised by the vendors. This master bedroom benefits from 2 walk in wardrobes (height restricted) and a full en suite bathroom featuring full tiling and a Jacuzzi bath, with a separate large walk in shower.
Floorings range from exceptionally high quality laminated flooring, quality carpets and tiles. The staircase for all use is stunning, and is made of mahogany treads with a stainless steel and glass banister.

Approximate sizes

Office (could be additional bedroom) 3.5m x 3m
U shaped lounge diner and kitchen, shaped approx. 8m to 12m x 9m
Conservatory 8m x 3m
Utility 2m x 3m including a separate downstairs W/C
Garage/workshop 10m x 9.5m
Owners bedroom including en-suite 6m x 6.5m

Guest bedroom one 6m x 4m plus bathroom
Guest bedroom two 5m x 4m plus bathroom
Mezzanine/residents lounge 4.5m x 5.5m

We are advised that the property is available as a freehold.

Within the business remains the scope to expand upon what the current owners have achieved and the income potential is only governed by the imagination and energy of the new owners. Demand is expected to be high and a viewing is highly recommended to appreciate what is on offer here.

A highly desirable lifestyle business represented in excellent walk in condition.

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