Hotel for sale

Eype's Mouth Country Hotel, Eype, Dorset, DT6 6AL

£1,250,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Exceptional Coastal Views
  • Accessible location close to tourism hotspots
  • 17 well appointed ensuite bedrooms
  • 110 Cover restaurant. Two bars. Guest Lounge
  • Terrace with seating for 50+ Large Car Park
  • Three bedroom owners accommodation. Energy Rating D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description

Eypes Mouth Country Hotel is a substantial detached property sited in an imposing position overlooking the Channel and Eype Beach. The well appointed accommodation is arranged over three floors and features excellent guest facilities including 17 en suite bedrooms, four principle internal trade areas and a large external terrace for alfresco dining and beverages. The hotel is ideally suited to an owner operator as it benefits from a spacious three bedroom owners accommodation with private garden. The hotel is well presented throughout thanks largely to the owner's continued program of improvements and renovations

Our client's purchased Eype's Mouth Country Hotel in January 2004 and over the years have created a successful destination hotel business known for it's friendly welcome, good food and popular events. The hotel benefits from strong levels of repeat trade from its leisure customers who keep coming back year on year, as well as an increasing number of mid week corporate business guests. Our clients have taken the difficult decision to sell due to retirement.

The hotel presents a fantastic opportunity for a new owner to take over a well established and successful business that still has room to further grow.

Location

Overlooking Lyme Bay and the beautiful coastal path, Eype's Mouth Country Hotel is located in the charming village of Eype on the doorstep of a World Heritage site - The Jurassic Coast. The market town of Bridport is within two miles and the quaint harbour of Lyme Regis and West Bay are also easily accessible and the County town of Dorchester is located 16 miles to the East via the A35 coastal road.

Internal Details

Ground floor entrance hall and reception area providing access to:

• Coastal Lounge - Far reaching views, seating for 32 guests and access to the sun terrace.
• Admirals Bar - bar servery, seating for 30 guests although this rooms can accommodate 60 guests.
• Sea View Restaurant/Function room - Far reaching views, bar servery and seating for 110 guests.
• Lower ground floor Smugglers Bar - A traditional old world cellar bar which provides seating for 72 guests.

The property also benefits from ample ancillary areas.

Fixtures & Fittings

All trade Fixtures & Fittings will be included in the sale and our clients will provide a trade inventory to interested parties.

Staff accommodation

Two areas located on the lower ground floor for staff accommodation, currently unoccupied.

Letting Accommodation

There are 17 en suite bedrooms arranged over the first floor briefly comprising:

• 12 double/Twin bedrooms
• One Family bedroom
• Four Single bedrooms (three have double beds).

External Details

Large patio area with seating for 50 guests and sun terrace which boasts far reaching views and seating for 20 guests. Car parking for 50 vehicles.

Owner's Accommodation

Ground floor apartment with private garden and separate external access. The accommodation comprises three bedrooms including one ensuite, lounge / kitchenette and shower room.

Staff

The business operates with two hands-on owners who oversee the day to day running of the business with a trusted and loyal team which allows them to step back when required. Staff include full time assistant manager, three chefs, Food & Beverage supervisor, front of house assistant and a pool of part time staff.

Trading Information

Management accounts for the Year Ended 31 October 2019 show net sales of £525,538 and a healthy net profit. Further accounting information will be made available to interested parties following a formal viewing.

Trading Hours

The business trades 12 months of the year. However, our clients choose to close over Christmas and for two weeks in January, to carry out repairs and renewals.

Business Rates

Rateable value with effect from 1 April 2017 £36,750.00. Please note this is not the amount you pay.


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  • Maiden Newton (10.3 mi)
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Christie & Co , Bristol

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Nearest station

  • Maiden Newton (10.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Bristol

Embassy House Queens Avenue, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1SB

0117 407 0138 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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