Guest House for sale

Tredethy House And Lodge, Helland Bridge, Bodmin, Cornwall

Offers in Region of £1,550,000

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An impressive Grade II Country House situated between Bodmin and Wadebridge, set in c. 7 acres of Lawn and Woodland walks. Currently operating with 11 Guest Letting Rooms and with 4 Dining / Reception rooms with much character. In addition, a separate 4 bedroom Lodge (Bungalow) with private gardens. In summary, a beautiful period property offering a comfortable business. Viewing highly recommended.

Location - Tredethy sits above the pretty village of Helland Bridge, which is a small collection of properties with the Grade II Listed Bridge crossing the River Camel. Helland Bridge is ideally located for visitors wishing to explore the North and South coasts of Cornwall and while it is a quiet country location is only a few miles from the main arterial A30 dissecting the County.
The towns of Bodmin and Wadebridge are within close proximity and offer national and niche retailers, all sectors of education, sporting facilities and road and rail connections.

The Property - Tredethy House is an impressive 3 storey detached Grade II Listed House of some repute, dating back we are advised some 350 years. The property has a number of architectural features indicative of its' history and which add a great deal of style and interest to the property, most notably in the ground floor Reception and Dining rooms. The house is of generous proportions for the guests and indeed behind the scenes in terms of service areas.

Also, Tredethy Lodge (adjacent to the main house) which was originally the stables and orangery, boasts 4 bedrooms and private garden. The grounds are a particular feature with a lawn to the front, leading to the woodland which the guests can enjoy. The land offers obvious potential for holiday letting / ownership accommodation.

The Business - Our clients have owned Tredethy since 2007 and operate principally on a Bed and Breakfast basis. The business trades all year with the exception of holidays for our clients and is run with some part time summer assistance. We are advised the turnover is in the region of c. £160,000 (net of VAT) per annum, has a Gross Profit level of 75% and a net profit of c. £100,000 per annum (before staff costs). For further information regarding our clients business please see their website

The Accommodation Comprises -

Entrance Porch - An attractive dressed granite entrance to the property, leading into:-

Reception / Seating Area - 7.68m x 6.20m A beautiful room with defined seating areas, overlooking the gardens to the front, wooden flooring, ornate ceiling and working fireplace make this an impressive entrance to the property.

Breakfast Room - 9.47m (into bay window) x 5.47m With two windows to the side and one to the front with views over the garden. A very grand breakfast room, with dressed granite fireplace (with inset woodburner) and ornate ceiling plasterwork. Dining chairs and tables set up for c. 28 covers. Door to kitchen (see below).

Dining Room - 8.97m (into bay window) x 4.63m From the Reception room, through to the 'Trattoria' dining room. A very stylish room with wooden floor, bay window to front, ornate fireplace and bar, giving this a more informal feel. Set up for c. 14 covers with ample space for additional seating. Through to:-

Conservatory / Dining Room - 6.86m x 4.70m With windows and doors to 3 sides, accessing the garden if required, a light and airy adjunct to the main formal and informal dining rooms, with a wooden floor and set up for c. 14 covers.

Bar - 3.24m x 2.35m Located off the Rear Hall / reception (see below) and to serve customers from the Dining Room, the well equipped Bar has a granite worktop, under counter drinks chiller and glass washer, along with other equipment.

Rear Hall - 4.66m x 3.72m A beautiful inner area with a tessalated tile patterned floor and with an ornate sweeping staircase to the first floor.

Rear Lobby - With Disabled, Mens and Ladies Cloakrooms

Store Room - 5.82m x 5.54m An impressive room which was the original kitchen, now used for storage, slate floor and door to side, plus a further room off, 4.07m x 2.34m

Kitchen, Preparation And Store Rooms - Kitchen : 7.29m x 2.75m A well equipped commercial kitchen with 6 ring cooker, 4 vent extraction over, commercial non slip flooring and wipeable plastic walls, complete with all normal commercial equipment including Commercial Oven.
Preparation Area (off the kitchen) : 2.86m x 2.09m
Wash up area : 6.93m x 2.47m, with slate floor and pass through dishwasher
Store / Freezer room : 4.78m x 4.37m

First Floor And Second Floors - Nine guest letting rooms on the first floor with a further two on the second. Comprising 5 Superior / Luxury, 5 Standard and 1 Family, all with ensuite bath (with shower over) apart from Room 7, shower only. All rooms compete with stylish furniture and requisite beds and linen etc. Also, a further room not used for letting is The Library' 4.45m x 4.94m, used for guests and visiting groups.

Tredethy Lodge - Occupying a private position in private gardens adjacent to Tredethy House and comprises 1 single and 3 double bedrooms, lounge and kitchen (access not available at time of inspection).

Plans - NB - Plans of the overall Site and Floor Plan of Tredethy House and Tredethey lodge are available upon request.

Outside - A sweeping driveway brings one to the front of Tredethy, where there is guest We are advised the overall site extends to c. 7 acres (to be independently verified by interested parties, plan available upon request) and has a lawn area to the front, woodland through which there is a private footpath to Helland Bridge and a disused swimming pool.

General Information - LOCAL AUTHORITY
Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate - The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band D.

Inventory - An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Premises Licence - We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of liquor for consumption on the premises.

Business Rates - We refer you to the government website .

Services - Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Stock - To be taken at valuation.

Superfast Broadband - For more information on whether the premises are capable of benefitting from the new high speed fibre-based broadband connection visit

Value Added Tax - All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

Finance - If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information - For further information or an appointment to view please contact either:-
Graham Timmins on 01872 247019 or via email or
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email or
Beverley Northey on 01872 247031 or via email

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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  • Bodmin Parkway (5.7 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Bodmin Parkway (5.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Miller Commercial, Truro

Mansion House Princes Street, Truro, TR1 2RF

01872 490012 Local call rate

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