26 bedroom hospitality for sale

Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1

£750,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Use class orders: C1 Hotels

Key features

  • stunning location
  • 26 letting bedrooms
  • indoor pool
  • staff accommodation
  • owners accommodation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial detached hotel/development opportunity which could ideally lend itself to either under current planning rules. It would also be suitable as a retirement complex, holiday apartments or mixed usage. This impressive three storey Victorian detached property is set within its own extensive grounds and benefits from breath taking views over Lyme Bay. The property comprises of 26 letting bedrooms, all en-suite, with a further 3-bedroom owners' apartment on the ground floor with an additional 2-bedroom staff flat over 1st and 2nd floors. A sale subject to change of usage will be considered.

LOCATION

Summerbay Resort Hotel is situated in an elevated position on Babbacombe Downs, Torquay. This level area is a highly popular tourist destination and the immediate area benefits from being on the level. With stunning sea views and a vibrant local community nearby, this area of Torquay is highly sought after. It is only a short drive to Torquay Town Centre, Exeter and onto the M5 Motorway, mainline railway stations connecting to London, Paddington and not forgetting Exeter International Airport.





BUSINESS

The business has been trading as a Hotel for the past 50 years, however due to our client's personal circumstances, it has been closed for some while and is being sold without any historical trading figures being available. A sale subject to planning will be considered.



ACCOMMODATION



ENTRANCE

Entrance through part glazed door into:



ENTRANCE VESTIBULE

With feature chandelier, large mirror and further part glazed door leading into



MAIN RECEPTION AREA

7.55m x 5.48m

Reception desk with office area behind, lift and turning staircase leading to both upper floors and doors leading off to



LADIES CLOAKROOM

Comprising of one cubicle and separate wash hand basin area



GENTS CLOAKROOM

Comprising of one cubicle and separate wash hand basin area



RESIDENTS LOUNGE

8.80m X 4.85m

With ornate fireplace and inset electric fire, feature chandelier and up lighters, together with bay windows and patio doors with stunning sea views to front



RESTAURANT/CONSERVATORY

11.18m X 7.74m

Benefitting from ceiling fans, spotlights and uplighters and large bay windows and patio doors to front with stunning sea views



FUNCTION ROOM/BAR

11.04m X 4.50m and 10.62m X 5.38m

L shaped room with wood panelled 'L' shaped bar which has been comprehensively equipped. Licensed for 150 covers. Also incorporated within the function room is a dance floor area with domed lighting, window to front and doors leading to



LADIES CLOAKROOM

Comprising of one cubicle and separate wash hand basin area



GENTS CLOAKROOM

Comprising of one cubicle, 2 x urinals and separate wash hand basin area



STILL ROOM

4.49m X 2.44m

Window to rear



KITCHEN

5.10m X 4.47m

A comprehensively equipped kitchen.

Door leading through to



LAUNDRY ROOM

With commercial hot water boiler



STORE ROOM

4.86m X 4.12m

For storage of linen, vacuum cleaners, highchairs and general storage.



INDOOR SWIMMING POOL

Heated pool and leisure room incorporating sauna



CELLAR

Incorporating games room



GUEST ACCOMMODATION

There is one guest room on the ground floor and the remaining rooms are located over first and second floors



3 x Triple rooms

10 x Double rooms

12 x Twin rooms

1 x Single room



OWNER ACCOMMODATION

Entrance through inner hallway from the hotel into



LOUNGE

With steps leading up to

DINING AREA

With sliding patio doors into enclosed private courtyard



BEDROOM 1 - Double room



BEDROOM 2 - Double room



Walk in dressing room



BATHROOM

Comprising of full-length bath with shower above and wash hand basin



CLOAKROOM

Comprising of low-level WC and obscure window to side



STAFF ACCOMMODATION

Located over first and second floor is the two-bedroom staff accommodation but this could provide the new owners with scope for further letting and therefore increased income potential



OUTSIDE

Car parking for approx 12-15 vehicles together with coach parking. Large, landscaped gardens to front with mature trees, shrubs and bushes adding to the already idyllic setting, together with terraced, decked seating area, bar chalet serving snacks and refreshments and all benefiting from stunning views overlooking Lyme Bay and surrounding coastline



FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings, with exception of vendor's private inventory, will be included in this freehold sale. A full Inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts



SERVICES

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are all connected. However, no testing of these services has been undertaken by the Agents, Ware Commercial



LICENCES

The property benefits from an on and off premises licence together with entertainment licence. It is a requirement of the licensing act 2003 that all properties serving alcohol have a designated premises supervisor who must hold a personal licence



BUSINESS RATES

Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at



TENURE

Freehold



VIEWING

By appointment through the agents Ware Commercial

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Nearest stations

  • Torre (1.4 mi)
  • Torquay (1.7 mi)
  • Paignton (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Ware Commercial, Torquay

16a Fore Street, St. Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4NA

01803 367009 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Torre (1.4 mi)
  • Torquay (1.7 mi)
  • Paignton (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Ware Commercial, Torquay

16a Fore Street, St. Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4NA

01803 367009 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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