Hotel for sale

Sticklepath Hill, Sticklepath, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

£495,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION
In a busy main road trading location, close to Petroc College, at the top of Sticklepath Hill, the property is on a main bus route into the town and nearby shops include The Pelican Fish and Chip Shop, a Chinese takeaway, mini Co-op supermarket, The Wrey Arms Pub and post office. Barnstaple is recognised as North Devon's regional centre, having a population in the region of 35,000 inhabitants, serving a rural hinterland with a population in excess of 127,000 inhabitants. The property is within easy walking distance of the main Barnstaple railway station, located at the bottom of Sticklepath Hill, where access is also gained to the popular Tarka Cycle Trail. North Devon generally is growing at a fast rate, with numerous housing developments under construction and Barnstaple being recognised as the main commercial and shopping centre.

THE PROPERTY
The property comprises of a detached 6 bedroom, centrally heated, double glazed house, with benefit the of a ground floor 2 bedroom owners annexe. In addition to the rear, beyond the car park is a detached dwelling, comprising of 2 en-suite bedrooms on the first floor, workshop, games room and office to the ground floor. The property has ample car parking and a lawned full garden with a private courtyard to one side and small lawn and drying area at the far end of the plot, together with a garden shed. The property is presented in good decorative order throughout and will be offered fully furnished and equipped, subject to trade inventory, as a going concern.

THE BUSINESS
The business is that of an all year round commercial and holiday guest house, operated under the personal supervision of the proprietors, a husband and wife team, providing bed and breakfast accommodation, with a tariff in the region of between £30-£40 per person, per night for B&B. We understand there is a turnover just under the VAT threshold. Audited accounts will be made available to those seriously interested parties who have inspected the premises. This is a popular guest house, providing comfortable accommodation to the commercial and tourist trade. The property is AA Gold Star Awarded and has a 5* food hygiene rating.

The accommodation briefly comprises:

MAIN ENTRANCE HALL 

BEDROOM FIVE (TWIN) 
3.45m x 3.53m
With radiator, double glazed bay window and en-suite shower room/WC

BEDROOM SIX (FAMILY 3 ROOM) 
With double glazed triple aspect windows, radiator and en-suite shower room/WC

THROUGH DINING ROOM 
6.65m x 3.25m
With radiator, seating capacity for 12 with large dining room and extra dining space from breakfast bar, seating 16 MAX, with L- shaped work surface to one end and serving hatch from kitchen plus wall cupboards and interconnecting door to

MAIN COMMERCIAL KITCHEN 
3.96m x 3.66m
With single drainage stainless stell sink unit, stainless steel wash basin, 6 burner gas hob, with extractor fan over and electric cooker below, electrically heated drawer, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, with views overlooking the garden and doorway to

PRIVATE COURTYARD 

PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION 
Comprising:

PRIVATE LOUNGE 
2.77m x 5.46m
With radiator, door to private courtyard and window overlooking the car park.

PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALLWAY 
With access to

BEDROOM ONE 
4.4m x 2.87m
A double bedded room, with built in wardrobes, radiator, en-suite bathroom/WC and with corner built in airing cupboard.

BEDROOM TWO 
3.15m x 2.87m
With views over private courtyard and radiator

SEPARATE CLOAKROOM 
(This is for use of bedroom 1 & 2)

LETTING ACCOMMODATION 
Comprising:

BEDROOM ONE (Single) 
3.18m x 2.08m
With en-suite shower room with double glazed triple aspect windows and radiator

BEDROOM TWO (Single/small doubl 
3.18m x 2.92m
With en-suite shower room with double glazed triple aspect windows and radiator

BEDROOM THREE (Double) 
4.17m x 3.48m
With en-suite shower room/WC, double glazed triple aspect windows and radiator

BEDROOM FOUR (Family 3) 
3.4m x 3.58m
With radiator, double glazed window and en-suite shower room/WC

AGENTS NOTE 
All bedrooms benefit from a flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and will be fitted throughout with bedroom furniture subject to trade inventory. The annexe bedrooms benefit from Slimline electric heating

DETACHED ANNEXE 

GROUND FLOOR 

WORKSHOP 
2.77m x 2.36m
With up and over door

HALLWAY 
With separate entrance door

PRIVATE OFFICE 
2.39m x 1.68m
With interconnecting door beyond to

LAUNDRY ROOM 
2.77m x 2.84m
Door to

GAMES ROOM 
2.82m x 3.05m

STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR 

LANDING 

BEDROOM SEVEN (Double) 
2.7m x 3.73m
With built cupboards and access to en-suite shower room/WC

BEDROOM EIGHT (Double) 
2.7m x 4.7m
With en-suite shower room/WC

OUTSIDE 
The property is approached from the main road to a drive way on the left hand side, giving access to a tarmac car park for residence and owners use. Leading up to the main house, there is a manicured lawn, with flower boarders and to the rear of the property to the right hand side of the annexe is further small lawn and drying area, beyond which is a garden shed.

SERVICES 
All mains connected

VAT 
We understand that our client has not opted to charge VAT. All interested parties should make their own enquiries of HMRC

VIEWING 
Strictly by appointment through the selling agents.

RATEBALE VALUE 
£4,300 UBR, as of April 2015, 49.3p in the £ Our Rateable Value figure has been obtained from the Business Valuation website at the time of the property detail going to print, however, we would advise all applicants make their own enquiries via the Valuation Office or website regarding this figure.

COUNCIL TAX BAND 
To be advised

WEBBERS DO NOT JUST SELL HOUSES 
Established over 40 years ago our dedicated specialist Commercial Department deals in the sale and letting of all types of commercial property including Guest Houses, Hotels, Restaurants, Pubs, Holiday Complexes, General Businesses, Post Offices, Retail Businesses of all kinds, Shops, Offices, Investments and Industrial Premises. If this property does not suit visit our web site www.webberscommercial.co.uk or call our office on 01271 347888. For out of hours call our mobile number 07967 385228.

WANT TO KNOW MORE? 
We recognise that buying a property is a big commitment and, therefore, recommend that you visit the local authority website (contact the branch for details) and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and local area before proceeding. www.environment-agency.gov.uk www.landregistry.gov.uk www.gov.uk/green-deal-energy-saving-measures www.homeoffice.gov.uk www.ukradon.org www.fensa.org.uk www.nesltd.co.uk http://list.english-heritage.org.uk

More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (0.5 mi)
  • Chapleton (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Barnstaple

39-41 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1SA

01271 604026 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (0.5 mi)
  • Chapleton (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Barnstaple

39-41 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1SA

01271 604026 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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