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B&B And Gites *** Super River, Woodland Views For Sale

Sansac de Marmiesse, Cantal
Asking Price:
€300,000
Turnover:
Available on request
Net Profit:
Available on request

A SUPER 3* RIVERSIDE HOLIDAY COMPLEX with stunning views of river or woodland. Set in GROUNDS OF 1 ACRE with paths giving RIVERSIDE ACCESS with no risk of flooding to any of the building by the river. Plus a SWIMMING POOL and sun terraces with marked woodland and riverside walks to the rear of the property. There is an additional paddock of 2355m² and a small house fallen into ruin. All the property has all been carefully modernised throughout, whilst maintaining original character and charm, and are all beautifully presented with a 3* rating with the local Tourist Office, just renewed for 5 years. Large garage. Large private parking area.

NOT TO BE MISSED - TO SEE!
The property is currently used as a B&B and Gite complex. It is located on a busy tourist axis sitting in the foothills of the famous mountains of the Auvergne close to the borders of Le Lot, Averyon and Corrèze. It is an established & successful rental business with a good track record. There is considerable scope to develop the business, not only by increasing the rentals to year-round again but also by exploiting its full drinks licence already in place (difficult to obtain from start) and to provide meals

Key Features
Superb 3 star riverside B&B/Gîte property
Grounds of 1 acre with river access
3 letting and/or B&B units in good condition
A further 0.6 acres of land with ruin
Swimming pool with sun terrace
Stunning woodland and river views
Garage and parking
Established business with good track record
Scope to further develop the business
Full drinks licence already in place (difficult to obtain from start)
Serious good offer considered to include furniture to continue with the business without interruption.

LOCATION
Aurillac - 12 kms internal airport.
Rodez international airport- Averyon 1 hour drive.
Brive international airport - Corrèze 1 hour drive.
Clermont Ferrand international airport 1 and half hour drive.
Limoges international airport - Corrèze 2 hours drive.
Toulouse international airport 3 hours drive.
Bergerac international airport 4 hours drive.

There is a very large lake with a variety of water sports less than 8 kms from the property, which has recently undergone a programme of development to increase tourism to the area. There are several white water rivers in the area for kayak, a par 73 golf course just 2 kms away. The large town of Aurillac is just 10 kms, with its famous medieval quarter and a large number of Festivals bringing lots of tourists to the area.

Just 25 kms from Le Lot (Midi Pyrenees) and 35 kms from Correze (Limousin) and the River and Gorges Dordogne, including Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne and Argentat, there is also easy access to many famous towns and tourist sites in the region, within 50 kms of Figeac, Conques, Marcolés, Rocamadour (the second most visited provincial site in France), the high mountains of the Auvergne, the Ski resort of Super Lioran, and more.

Full details:

MAIN HOUSE
Originally a farmhouse then an Auberge dating back to the 1850s boasts 6 charming bedrooms and presently used as a gîte.
Ground floor
- Spacious dining room (30m²) with a large open fireplace (called a Cantou in this area) with a logburner, leading into ...
- Sitting room (36m²) with french doors to a terrace and leading into ...
- Fully fitted kitchen (18m²)
- Utility room and cellar
- Spacious office (leading from the dining room) with an exterior door, currently used as a reception area to greet guests and provide tourist brochures and information.

First floor:
- Spacious double bedroom with a large dressing room, and glazed door to the small rear garden
- Ensuite bathroom and separate ensuite WC.

Bathroom, 2 toilets.

There are 3 further stairs which lead to a suite of 4 bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room, and a living room with a kitchenette, all with original oak floors.

Heating
Full oil fired central heating throughout. Double glazed windows in all the bedrooms.

Extension (built 1970's) - boasts 4 large bedrooms all with ensuite shower rooms and toilets
Ground floor - Very spacious living room (65m2) with fitted kitchen area, plus a further room on the ground floor (which could make a 5th bedroom, good for those with reduced mobility) plus shower room & WC.
First floor - 4 double bedrooms each with ensuite shower rooms and (separate) toilets, presently used as a gîte or B&B
Heating - oil fired central heating throughout this property as well as individual electric heaters to enable visitors to control their own heating in each bedroom.

Independent House (part of the extension in the 1970s) - boasts 2 lovely large bedrooms and presently used as a gîte
Ground floor – generous living room (55m²) with a large open fireplace and french doors to the private garden/terrace, separate kitchen.
First floor - 2 large bedrooms, a large bathroom and separate WC.
Heating - Electric wall heaters in each room.
Outside - Large garage.

SWIMMING POOL
9.3m x 4.7m x 1.32m with gated and fenced raised decked sun terrace. Pump house. This is an above ground pool and therefore not subject to any security regulations (and also is not subject to additional property taxes).

THE GROUNDS
The whole property sits within mature grounds of approx 1 acre with a swimming pool (see above). Paths lead down giving access to a river, ideal for canoeing, fishing and bathing. The garden drops down to the river ensuring there is no risk of flooding to the building

Parking - each part of the building has its own designated parking areas and in total there is an ample parking area for up to 10 cars.

ADDITIONAL LAND
There is further land available extending to 2355m² (about 0.6 acres) with a ruin & stunning river and woodland views.

RENTAL INCOME
This is an established & successful rental business with good track record. Scope to develop business, as current vendors run the business on a very reduced basis mainly during July and August each year due to health reasons. There is substantial year-round business available if desired. There is also a drinks licence which current owner does not exploit. There is also good business available for food, lunchtime and evenings which vendor no longer provides. She used to run a chambres et table d'hôtes but due to health problems, she changed the business with emphasis on self-catering but this could easily be changed back again to create in reality as large a business as desired, for example the present owner is frequently requested (but refuses) to host wedding parties due to the beautiful setting yet provides easy access to the RN 122. Further business details on request.

Increasing income - The property also has the benefit of a full drinks licence to sell and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Note - a full drinks licence is difficult to obtain if applying from scratch.

This is an attractive property which lends itself to providing a considerable income, or it could be used for multiple occupancy or a large family home. The present owner has established ongoing publicity and has created a sizeable business, which can be busy all year round but is relatively easy to run but have now had to reduce the business due to health problems.

SERVICES
Septic tank, oil fired central heating in the old house and the extension, log burner in main dining room in old house and electric wall heaters in each room in the 2-bedroomed house. Satellite TV. Broadband available.

Gated and fully enclosed riverside complex with 1 acre garden with paths winding down to the river - because the garden runs down to the river the river poses no threat of flooding to any of the building.

Further information available upon request, please contact seller below for more details.

Property information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included

Living Accommodation:

Any part of the building will provide a good home.

Location:

Located on a busy tourist axis between Figeac and Aurillac, approx 40 kms from the town of Figeac and approx 10 kms from the centre of the town of Aurillac (the capital of Cantal) which brings in holiday visitors as well as business people working in the locality year round

Aurillac - 10 kms internal airport.
Rodez international airport- Averyon 1 hour drive.
Brive international airport - Corrèze about 1 hour drive.
Clermont Ferrand international airport 1 and half hour drive.
Limoges international airport - Corrèze about 2 hours drive.
Toulouse international airport about 3 hours drive.
Bergerac international airport about 4 hours drive.

There is a very large lake with a variety of water sports less than 8 kms from the property, which has recently undergone a programme of development to increase tourism to the area. There are several white water rivers in the area for kayak, a par 73 golf course just 2 kms away. The large town of Aurillac is12 kms away, with its famous medieval quarter and a large number of Festivals.

Just 35 kms from Correze and the River and Gorges Dordogne, including Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne and Argentat, there is also easy access to many famous towns and tourist sites in the region, within 50 kms of Figeac, Conques, Marcolés, Rocamadour (the second most visited provincial site in France), the high mountains of the Auvergne, the Ski resort of Super Lioran, and more.

Premises Details:

B&B and Gites complex, sitting in 1 acre of mature grounds bordered by a river which poses no risk of flooding to the building and with a swimming pool, boules pitch, picnic areas with bbqs, and a number of sun terraces. Further separate 1/2 acre of land with a small house fallen into ruin. Large Parking areas. Large Garage. Stunning woodland and river views.

Size in square feet:
550
Planning Consent:

None applicable. The swimming pool is above ground and does not require planning permission

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

This is an established & successful holiday business with good track record. Scope to develop business, as current seller runs the business on her own on a very "low-key" for health reasons. There is substantial year-round business available if desired. There is also a drinks licence which current owner does not exploit. There is also good business available for food, lunchtime and evenings which the current owner no longer provides. Further business details on request.

Increasing income - The property also has the benefit of a full drinks licence to sell and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Also possibility to provide meals
Note - a full drinks licence is difficult to obtain if applying from scratch.

This is an attractive property which lends itself to providing a considerable income, or it could be used for multiple occupancy or a large family home providing income. The present owner has established ongoing publicity and has created a sizeable business which she has deliberately reduced and contains due to health reasons, but can be easily increased to being busy all year round but is relatively easy to run.

There is also potential to renovate the 5 attic rooms in the main house.

Competition / Market:

No other real competition in the area as this is the only property of this nature.

Reasons for selling:

Health reasons and retirement

Employees:
Local casual labour plus laundry service
Years established:
10+ years

Other Information

Support & training:

The business is easy to run and all the advertising is in place but the seller is happy to provide reasonable support and help if required.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
€20,000
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This business can be run from home.

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