13 bedroom commercial property for saleILFRACOMBE, Devon
A fine detached property operating as a high quality guesthouse with two spacious owners apartments; one of which is currently used as a self contained holiday rental. The Woodlands is set in an acre of beautiful landscaped gardens in an elevated position within the Torrs Conservation area. The business is now for sale as a going concern including trade inventory.
The property has a total of 13 ensuit bedrooms, benefits from off road car parking and is a short distance from the town centre, harbour and the South West coast path.
Arranged over 4 floors, the main entrance is off of the driveway and opens into a spacious hall leading to a reception office, dining room and guest lounge. There are seven double letting rooms, all varying in size, which are set across the ground and first floors. Most rooms have excellent outlooks over the garden and valley, some with balconies. All rooms and ensuite’s have been recently refurbished to provide comfortable high quality accommodation. There are two further ensuite bedrooms within the guest house, that are currently used by the owners, with potential for another two letting rooms.
The apartment on the lower ground floor incorporates the commercial kitchen with spacious living areas, a lounge, conservatory, 2 bedrooms both with ensuite’s. From this apartment there is access to a private garden area for the owners. On the lower ground floor is also storage space and a laundry room.
The top floor apartment is impressive and is popular with guests. Set in the roof eaves the apartment has reaching views across the valley and to the sea. The Apartment comprises an open plan lounge and dining room, modern fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, ensuite master bedroom and second ensuite bedroom.
Outside there is parking for up to six vehicles, a garage/workshop and large tiered garden leading down to the West Wilder brook. The property is gas central heated with an electrical solar installation. The current owners run the guesthouse from Easter to October half term and the holiday let all year round. The Guesthouse is popular with holiday makers and has received excellent reviews. The property has a 5• Hygiene rating.
Property ref: 121_1029_2431155
‘We are a relaxed family run guest house and our priority is to ensure our guests have a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. Our family of five have wholeheartedly taken on this amazing property in this vibrant seaside town. Living in this area is an absolute joy...…'.
The business operates as a successful lifestyle business operating approximately 9 months of the year , closing during the winter months. A well run buisness attracting 5 star reviews and a 5 star hygiene rating.
Lower ground apartment – Band A
Commercial rateable value £8300. Residents may qualify for small business rates relief.
Mains gas, electric and water.
Approached via gateway into parking area for 6 cars. Steps lead down from pavement. Side access on both sides with slope down to SINGLE GARAGE used as a workshop/studio. To the rear the garden is delightful and a feature of the property with gravelled area surrounding the house with elevated seating area overlooking garden. Private owners seating area to one side. Steps lead down to next level with pleasant grass seating area. Brick built SHED. Flowerbeds etc. Steps again to extensive garden, mostly grass with surrounding flower beds. Large impressive mature trees, greenhouse and at the bottom a stream. Seating area in front of the stream. The garden has a wide variety of bushes and shrubs, trees, etc. Greenhouse.
Main front door into Lobby with tiled floor, wood panelled ceiling, Inner front door into
with rooms off and stairs to upper levels. Access to owners apartment.
3.76m x 3.71m (12' 4" x 12' 2")
Spacious room used as a reception office. Leads through to further rooms, second stairway and second entrance.
3.93m (max) x 4.30m (max) (12' 11" x 14' 1") Delightful dual aspect room with a view down over Ilfracombe to the sea. Dormer window with outlook over garden. Cupboard space. ENSUITE - Walk in shower cubicle, WC and sink with cupboard under.
3.03m x 2.70m (9' 11" x 8' 10") Small double. Views to side.
ENSUITE - Shower cubicle, WC and sink.
OWNERS APARTMENT & KITCHENS
From main hotel reception there are stairs which lead down to the lower level. Glass doorway to stairs. Cupboard space, to separate flat/owner accommodation.
3.01m x 5.16m (9' 11" x 16' 11") This kitchen area is used as the family & commercial kitchen with ample worksurfaces, double stainless steel sink, high and low level cupboard space, dishwasher etc.
Open archway leads to
3.71m x 4.82m (12' 2" x 15' 10") Delightful room with outlook to garden with double doors to garden. Doorway back to lounge. From Kitchen doorway back to inner hallway, door to store.
4.75m x 3.71m (15' 7" x 12' 2") Double room with extensive range of wooden fitted cupboards. Double doors lead out at private garden area. ENSUITE - 4.32m x 2.81m (14' 2" x 9' 3") Large bathroom with corner bath with tiled and wood panel surround. WC. Sink and walk in shower cubicle.
4.28m x 2.66m (14' 1" x 8' 9") Double room. ENSUITE - Tiled floor, large walk in shower cubicle, sink and WC. Wood panelled walls.
6.98m (into bay) x 4.50m (22' 11" x 14' 9") Spacious lounge with central fireplace with gas effect woodburner inset. Bay window with outlook. Doorway into Conservatory. Dado rail, shelving etc.
3.01m x 3.79m (9' 11" x 12' 5") Room used as a laundry with stainless steel sink with cupboard under, washing machine, dryers etc. Water tank and boiler.
2ND KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
3.79m x 4.39m (12' 5" x 14' 5") Again ample worksurface, high and low level cupboard space. Space for Rangemaster cooker and fridge freezer etc. Spacious room with space for dining table, etc.
Double door leads out into
STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR. Spacious walk in cupboard (storage space).
3.76m x 4.82m (12' 4" x 15' 10") Double room with bay window and outlook over garden. ENSUITE - Double shower cubicle, WC & basin.
5.53m x 4.33m (18' 2" x 14' 2") Large double room with outlook over garden and to the side. ENSUITE - Double shower cubicle with WC and basin.
Top of building, accessed via both stairways. Doorway into entrance Hall.
4.09m x 4.72m (12' 3" x 15' 6") Double room with bay window with outlook over garden. Doorway to balcony. ENSUITE - Double shower cubicle, WC & basin.
3.21m x 2.33m (10' 6" x 7' 8") Bath with mixer tap shower, WC and sink with cupboard under. Under eaves storage and ample shelving and cupboard space.
3.92m narrowing to 2.33m x 5.99m (12' 10" x 19' 8") Delightful area set in eaves with wooden clad ceiling, modern fully fitted kitchen. Ample worksurfaces. Wider area provides breakfast area and space for fridge/freezer. Window seat in dormer window with outlook over garden.
4.12m x 3.15m (13' 6" x 10' 4") Room again in eaves with small dormer window with excellent views over garden. Open doorway to LOBBY with access to 2nd set of stairs leading down into GUESTHOUSE. Cupboard space.
Bath with wood panelling and wc, basin.
4.61m x 4.56m (15' 1" x 15' ) Lovely light room with views over garden. ENSUITE - Shower cubicle, WC & basin.
3.75m x 4.67m (12' 4" x 15' 4")
Double room with outlook over garden. ENSUITE - Shower cubicle, WC & basin.
4.51m x 6.95m (14' 10" x 22' 10")
Impressive room with bay window and high ceiling, picture and dado rails. Outlook over garden and to side. Doorway to balcony. Seating area.
2.99m x 2.91m (9' 10" x 9' 7") Double room with view to the side, sink. ENSUITE - Shower cubicle & WC
3.68m x 3.16m (12' 1" x 10' 4")
Twin room with outlook over front of property. ENSUITE - Shower cubicle, WC & basin.
GROUND FLOOR (East Wing)
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