15 bedroom guest house for sale

Howard Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15


Property Description

Key features

  • 10 Letting Rooms, 6 with En-Suite Facilities
  • Ancillary Kitchen, Laundry and breakfast rooms
  • Current permitted use is C1 Hotel - Development Potential
  • Extensive private owners accommodation
  • Close to City Centre including railway station, local universities and hospitals, port and cruise line terminals
  • Excellent access to M27 and M3 motorways, 15 minutes from Southampton International Airport
  • Achieved English Tourist Board 4 Star rating
  • Part-exchange considered (with developers only)

Full description


Amberley Guesthouse is a freehold property, located on Howard Road, a major arterial route running from East to West. It has traded as a guesthouse since 1967. It's central location gives easy access to Southampton City Centre's main pedestrian shopping area and nearby motorways, Southampton International airport and Southampton Central railway station. London is a little more than 60 miles away by car.

The property is an Edwardian building, built in 1904, that has been substantially extended and modernized. The guesthouse accommodation is arranged over three storeys, comprising 10 letting rooms, 6 with En-Suite facilities, ancillary kitchen, dining room and laundry room.

The property benefits in addition from generous self-contained owners' accommodation arranged over two storeys comprising 4 bedrooms (3 En-Suite), 4 piece bathroom, separate kitchen, dining room, lounge, courtyard/garden and outside office facilities.

There is external parking for up to 9 cars.

Accommodation and Layout

Based on attached floor plans, gross internal floor areas* are as follows:
Guesthouse  Sq M  Sq ft
Ground Floor  72.59  781
First Floor  47.61  542
Second Floor  23.18  249
Detached Office  8.77  94
Total  152.15  1,637

Owners' Accommodation  Sq M  Sq ft
Ground Floor  27.08  291
First Floor  34.43  370
Total  61.51  >662
Combined total  312.66  2,299

*Figures based on a Gross Internal Area (GIA) basis in accordance with the RICS Code of

Measuring Practice (6th Edition) - a purchaser must satisfy itself as to the accuracy of the figures by survey and inspection of the property.


Guesthouse Rateable Value 8,900 effective 1 April 2010


Rating: C60


The current permitted use is C1 Hotel with ancillary private owners accommodation. Possible development opportunity, subject to planning.


Price on Application. Offers are invited for the entire freehold interest or for the guesthouse and separately the private owners accommodation. High occupational rate.

Trading figures are available on request

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Southampton Central (0.5 mi)
  • Millbrook (0.8 mi)
  • St. Denys (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Southampton Central (0.5 mi)
  • Millbrook (0.8 mi)
  • St. Denys (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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