Hotel for sale

Wootton Courtenay, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

£795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Country house with income
  • Established guest house
  • Licensed restaurant
  • Luxuriously appointed bedrooms
  • In a rural setting
  • Overlooking mature gardens
  • Ample parking onsite
  • Takings circa 170,000

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION
Dunkery Beacon Country House is south facing and located in the pretty village of Wootton Courtenay which is approximately 4 miles South West of Dunster and 4 miles south of Minehead in West Somerset. The village itself has a post office and Church and it is en-route from Dunster to Porlock. The county town of Taunton is within approximately 24 miles.

THE PROPERTY
Dunkery Beacon Country House is considered to have one of the best positions of any hospitality business on Exmoor with all public rooms, bedrooms and gardens having breath-taking views from Brendon Hills to Robin How, Dunkery Beacon and beyond. Originally built as an Edwardian hunting lodge it has operated as a hotel, restaurant and fully licensed bar. The property offers spacious and excellently maintained accommodation arranged on three floors, with the ground floor comprising of a large central reception hallway giving access to a resident's lounge, dining rooms and a restaurant. Also at ground floor level are the well-equipped commercial kitchens and a large letting bedroom with its own lounge. To the first floor, there are four en-suite letting bedrooms and 2 staff rooms and to the second floor a further three letting bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities the other with a separate bathroom/WC. Also at first floor to the rear is a one bedroom (with en-suite) owners suite having a private lounge off. Adjoining the property at ground floor level to the side and rear is a one bedroom granny annexe with its own rear patio and garden, greenhouse and large shed. This is currently let out on a shorthold tenancy agreement to provide a secure rental income. The entire property overlooks landscaped lawned gardens with mature flowerbeds and within the curtilage there is ample parking. It should be noted that the adjoining private semi-detached home to the rear has 2 parking spaces within the car park and access to their own front door.

THE BUSINESS
Opening from April to October with the restaurant open from Wednesday to Saturday and for Sunday Lunches. Dunkery Beacon Country House is operated on a Bed & Breakfast basis with a popular restaurant producing a total income from rooms and catering of around £170,000 net. Of this figure about 65% is from Bed and Breakfast trade. The business is operated by a husband and wife partnership and there is scope to increase the trade. The current owners have been here for the last 7 years. Many accolades have been won including ‘Taste of the West’ Gold Food Award. Accounts will be made available to those interested parties who have inspected the premises. See the business website: www.dunkerybeaconaccommodation.co.uk

The accommodation briefly comprises:


GROUND FLOOR 

PORCH 

ENTRANCE HALL 
With access to:

LOUNGE 
5.13m x 5.49m
With multi-fuelled fire and breath-taking views overlooking the mature gardens towards Exmoor National Park. Open plan access to:

DINING AREA 
Seating for 16 guests. In two distinct sections:

AREA ONE 
5.18m x 5.49m
With far reaching views over Exmoor and through access to:

INNER AREA TWO 
3.5m x 4.57m
With radiator, 3 double wall light points, corner feature fireplace and door to walk in cupboard.

COLERIDGE RESTAURANT 
8.05m x 6.12m
With seating for 24. Of irregular shape. Concealed ceiling lighting, wash hand basin and bar servery with usual fittings. Door to outside. Interconnecting door to:

CELLAR 
3.96m x 2.4m
With glass fronted fridge, glass wash machine and ice machine. Door to outside.

BEDROOM FIVE (TWIN/SUPER KING) 
4.1m x 3.3m
(Accessed from the Hallway) Zip and link beds, with far reaching views towards Dunkery Beacon. En-suite shower room WC. Access to:

SEPARATE LOUNGE 
2.44m x 3.3m
With views over Luccombe Hill.

GROUND FLOOR CONTINUED 

HALLWAY 

CLOAKROOM 
Off.

COMMERCIAL KITCHEN 
7.92m x 2.44m
This room being of irregular shape with a comprehensive range of kitchen equipment including a double bowl sink unit, grill, upright double fridge freezer, stainless steel work surfaces, dishwasher, one microwave, 6 ring oven and walk in larder. Door to outside and interconnecting door to:

BOILER ROOM 
3.96m x 2.7m
With gas supplied central heating boiler.

FIRST FLOOR 

HALF LANDING 
With access to cloakroom.

MAIN LANDING 
With secondary staircase.

PRIVATE OWNERS SUITE (TO THE REAR) 

OWNERS PRIVATE LOUNGE 
5.28m x 3.68m
With interconnecting door to:

OWNERS PRIVATE BEDROOM 
5.56m x 3.5m

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 
1.75m x 2.54m
Off.

STAFF ROOM 
3.73m x 3.18m
Door to en-suite shower room WC.

GUEST ACCOMMODATION CONTINUED 

BEDROOM SEVEN LOUNGE 
With stunning views towards Luccombe Hill.

BEDROOM SEVEN (KING) 
5.13m x 3.35m
With radiator, beautiful views over Exmoor and en-suite bathroom with three piece suite.

BEDROOM TEN (KING) 
5.05m x 4.11m
With radiator, beautiful views over Exmoor and en-suite bathroom with three piece suite.

BEDROOM ELEVEN (DOUBLE) 
3.6m x 3.66m
With beautiful views over Exmoor, radiator and en-suite shower room WC.

BEDROOM TWELVE (KING) 
3.66m x 3.66m
With beautiful views over Exmoor and access to bathroom WC.

STAFF BEDROOM 
4.62m x 2.77m
(Staff room to rear). With en-suite shower room WC.

TANK ROOM 
1.52m x 2.77m
With three hot water cylinders.

STAIRS TO: 

SECOND FLOOR 

LANDING 

BEDROOM EIGHTEEN (KING) 
4.11m x 3.73m
With beautiful views over Exmoor, radiator, large window and en-suite shower room WC.

BEDROOM NINETEEN (TWIN) 
3.05m x 5.49m
With beautiful views over Exmoor, radiator and access to:

SHOWER ROOM WC 
3.56m x 2.26m
With built in walk in cupboards. This bathroom has been exclusively used by the guests of Bedroom Nineteen.

BEDROOM TWENTY (KING) 
6.4m x 3.05m
With beautiful views over Exmoor, lobby area and en-suite shower room WC.

ANNEXE 
This is approached from the outside and is completely self-contained (currently let on a short term tenancy agreement). Comprising:

RECESSED ENTRANCE PORCH 
With built in cupboard.

THROUGH LOUNGE 
5.5m x 2.74m
With radiator, double aspect windows and interconnecting door to:

THROUGH KITCHEN DINER 
4.57m x 2.13m
L-Shaped. Kitchen is fully fitted with laminated work surfaces, single drainer sink unit with Velux window and matching wall cupboards. Door to outside.

BEDROOM 
3.66m x 2.74m
(Accessed from Lounge). With two built in wardrobes and en-suite shower room WC.

OUTSIDE 
To the rear of the annexe is a pleasant sheltered garden with paved patio stone pathways. With mature flower borders and access to a large patio with greenhouse to one side and a large garden shed 11'9" x 13'9". The main property is approached from its own driveway and has an ample gravel car parking area to the low part of the left hand side of the drive. On the other side of the veranda is further parking and a lawned area with mature flower borders and shrubs.

AGENTS NOTE 
It should be noted that the adjoining property, which once belonged to this building has been sold off and the owners reserve two parking spaces in the large car park and access over the drive.

SERVICES 
Mains electricity, water and drainage.

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.

RATEABLE VALUE 
£7,300 UBR, as of April 2018, 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. Small Business Rate relief (100%) may apply as the Rateable Value is below £12,000

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

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  • Llantwit Major (16.0 mi)
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Webbers Property Services, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UW

01643 669007 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UW

01643 669007 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Llantwit Major (16.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UW

01643 669007 Local call rate

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

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