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5 Star Guest House For Sale

Torquay, Devon, UK
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A beautiful 5-star Victorian elegant guesthouse for sale which trades owner operated successfully for only 8/9 months per year. This seven- bedroom establishment is ideally located in a quiet, tree lined location only minutes’ walk to seafront, harbour and town centre. Comprehensively refurbished throughout and benefitting from an attractive dining room, lounge, lovely large private gardens, enclosed private car park. The owner’s accommodation comprises of a one-bedroom lodge (granny annexe) and an additional one-bedroom apartment which would suit an extended family, multi-generational or offers even further rental income. The condition is to a high decorative standard throughout. Early viewings are highly recommended.


Linden House is in the very heart of the perennially busy seaside resort of Torquay, occupying a commanding position with fine views over the cricket green and in a lovely leafy area. Situated off Bampfylde Road, which is a quiet, tree lined area only short walking distance to sea front, harbour and town centre. It is conveniently situated both for the local bus and railway station and ideally located to access all main arterial roads reaching cities like Plymouth and the cathedral city of Exeter with its International airport nearby.


The business has been awarded 5-star rating and with high repeat custom has an excellent marketing strategy which has provided the owners with an impressive income and subsequent net profit. Having seven boutique standard rooms but only trading with 4/5 for approx. 6/7 month per annum because of lifestyle choice, we the Agents feel that profit could easily be increased by simply opening all the rooms, all year round opening, offering additional services or by utilising the large gardens for tea garden, weddings and function events. Because of the extensive owners accommodation, the lodge would generate an impressive income, if this was rented out as as a luxurious suite. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.


Entrance through door into:


With alarm system, bookcase and wall mounted tourist information board. Door with original stained-glass panel into:


Large hallway with wood effect flooring throughout, beautiful reception consul table with large mirror above, comfortable chaise-lounge and sofa & table and turning staircase to upper floors and doors to:


4.81m x 5.89m

With large sash windows overlooking the garden, many period features such as coving, dado rails and ceiling rose, feature fireplace with inset contemporary fire together with luxurious sofas, two individual comfortable chairs and ornate chandelier.

Dining room

4.68m x 4.82m

A beautiful room with currently six table and chairs for 12 covers together with ornate marble fireplace, lovely breakfast dresser, chandelier and large window to front creating a light and airy environment.


5.03m x 4.05m

Modern light-coloured fitted kitchen with matching base and wall mounted units, central island, 4 burner gas hob, built in double oven and grill, inset double stainless-steel sink and drainer, upright freezer, toaster, dishwasher, under counter fridge, water boiler, coffee maker and window to front.

Ground floor


Walk-in linen cupboard and store area.

Utility room

With under-stairs storage, washing machine, tumble dryer base fitted units with work top space.

Letting accommodation

All rooms have recently been refurbished and individually decorated to a very high standard. They all feature contemporary bedside tables, chest of drawers and wardrobes furniture and all newly installed with impressive En-suite facilities. All rooms also benefit from Fridge, Comfortable seating area, Flat screen free view TV, Fibre optic Wi-Fi, USB ports, Hospitality tray, Robe & Slippers and Hair dryer.

Reception floor

Bedroom1 (petit tor)

A lovely standard double room which is ideally situated on the ground floor, with a beautiful en-suite, colonial shutters and windows to front.

Stairs to:

First floor half landing

With Velux Atrium making this area bright and airy.

Linen cupboard

This area benefits from shelving for linen, cleaning products and storage of vacuum cleaners.

Bedroom 2 (broadsands)

A large double room with a King size bed together with a beautiful en-suite and colonial shutters and windows to front & side.

Bedroom 3 (treatment room)

A large double room with ample space for a King size bed together with a beautiful en-suite and colonial shutters and windows to front. This is currently being used by the owners as a treatment room but could easily be converted back to a letting room)

Stairs to 1st floor

A spacious landing with a large three seater comfortable sofa and book case which is made available to guests.

Bedroom 4 (hollicombe)

A large double room with a King size bed together with a beautiful en-suite and colonial shutters and windows to front.

Bedroom 5 (redgate)

A deluxe double with King size bed together with a beautiful en-suite and colonial shutters and windows to front.

Bedroom 6 (torre)

A stunning double room with King size bed together with an over-sized beautiful En-suite and three larger windows with colonial shutters overlooking the gardens and cricket fields.

Ground floor

Bedroom 7 (the garden room)

Independently accessed by guests from the garden with additional access for servicing through door from ground floor. A lovely larger junior suite with King size bed together with a beautiful en-suite and colonial shutters and windows to front. (Because of the space to the rear of this room, the stud walling could easily be removed to create a self-contained letting unit)

Owners accommodation

Is set out as separate apartment with additional bedroom, en-suite and conservatory as part of the main house

Main house owners

Accessed off kitchen:



4.85m x 4.06m

Large double room with double shower, low level WC and wash hand basin.

Conservatory / lounge

3.32m x 3.13m

Fully glazed with double doors overlooking owner’s private patio area


Accessed from either main house or separate access from front of building.

Door into:


With wall mounted rack for hanging coats into:


With large glazed double doors onto private patio. Archway into:

Walk- in wardrobe

A large room with ample shelving and hanging space.


A beautifully presented bathroom with a sumptuous tub bath, double walk-in shower, low level WC and wash hand basin.


Double room with windows overlooking patio


To the side of the property there is a parking area for the hotel and to the front of the property there is a large lawned garden with patio area and summerhouse. There is a small private owner’s courtyard accessed through gate

Fixtures and fittings

All trade fixtures and fittings except for our vendor’s private inventory will be included in this sale. A full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts. All stock will be sold at valuation on completion. No testing of these fixtures or any appliance has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.


Mains gas, electricity water and drainage are all connected. No testing of these services has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.

Business rates

Please make enquiries on the local valuation website (VOA)




All viewings and enquiries are to be made through the agents, Ware Commercial.

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