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Award Winning Small Guest Houses In Torquay For Sale

Torquay, Devon, UK
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Villa Marina is a superior, Detached Victorian Villa offering quality guest accommodation from five stylishly decorated Guest Bedrooms, all appointed to a very high standard. In addition, there is a separate owner’s Apartment, making this an ideal home and income opportunity.

The property retains many of its original features and is a light, spacious and well-proportioned period building. It is set in secluded, south facing gardens, with a private car park.

This Guest House has been refurbished and well maintained in recent years, and in recognition of the high standard of accommodation provided, Villa Marina has gained numerous awards and accolades. The present owners cater exclusively for adults and have built up an excellent reputation, enjoying a high level of repeat trade.

Property Information




Villa Marina is situated in a central location, at the heart of the English Riviera, and within easy reach of both the sea front and town centre of Torquay. The property occupies a prominent corner position at the junction of Tor Park Road with Avenue Road, and vehicular access is via Rillage Lane. Both Torquay and Torre railway stations are close by.

The property improvements include Upvc double glazing throughout and gas fired central heating. The furnishings and fittings throughout the hotel are to a very high standard.

Premises Details:

The accommodation briefly comprises:-

Guest house accommodation

Ground floor

With seating arrangements, leading through to:-

Main reception hall
Double radiator.

Breakfast room
17' 9'' x 12' 6'' (5.4m x 3.8m)
Seating for 10 at 5 separate tables. Double radiator. Upvc double glazed feature bay window overlooking the garden.

12' 10'' x 7' 3'' (3.9m x 2.2m)
Stainless steel 11/2 sink unit with range of modern roll edge work surfaces with white finished cupboards above and below with wall tiling behind. Double radiator, Upvc double glazed window. Main items of equipment include Rangemaster Classic 110 gas cooking range with extraction canopy over, domestic microwave oven, domestic dishwasher, fridge freezer.

The guest bedrooms
All of the five Letting Bedrooms are named rather than numbered.

11' 6'' x 11' 10'' (3.5m x 3.6m)
(Size includes space taken up by the en-suite facilities).

A Double Room with double radiator, Upvc double glazed window.

En-suite shower
Shower cubicle, wash basin and extractor fan. Separate en-suite WC with low level suite and corner wash hand basin. Small window.

13' 5'' x 12' 2'' (4.1m x 3.7m)
(Size includes space taken up by the en-suite facilities).

A Superior Double Room with Upvc double glazed window. Double radiator.

En-suite shower
Shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level WC and extractor fan. Staircase to:-

Half landing

Power, light and shelving fitted. Upvc double glazed window.

Main landing
Light and airy and off which is a:-

Walk-in store room
‘L’ shaped with radiator, shelving and access to Loft. This room also houses a factory insulated copper cylinder.

13' 5'' x 11' 10'' (4.1m x 3.6m)
A Luxury King-Size Double or Twin. Upvc double glazed window, double radiator.

En-suite shower
Double shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash basin. Fully tiled walls, extractor fan.

12' 6'' x 11' 10'' (3.8m x 3.6m)
A Luxury King-Size Double or Twin. Double radiator, Upvc double glazed window.

En-suite shower
Shower cubicle, low level WC, wash basin, extractor fan.

17' 9'' x 12' 6'' (5.4m x 3.8m)
(Size includes space taken up by the en-suite facilities).

A Luxury Double Room going into Bay. Upvc double glazed window, double radiator.

En-suite shower
Shower cubicle with WC, and wash basin.

Owner's accommodation
Situated on the Garden Level and approached from the main Hallway or its own separate entrance via the second bedroom.

Lower hall
Beamed ceiling.

Walk-in store cupboard
Light, power and shelving.

21' 8'' x 11' 10'' (6.6m x 3.6m)
Into Bay, Upvc double glazed window, built in store cupboard, beamed ceiling.

Inner hallway
Radiator, power points.

Panelled bath with Myra shower over, pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Small Upvc double glazed window. Light/extractor fan.

Bedroom 1
13' 5'' x 12' 2'' (4.1m x 3.7m)
Radiator, Upvc double glazed window.

Bedroom 2
14' 1'' x 7' 10'' (4.3m x 2.4m)
An irregular shaped room measuring 14’0” max. x 8’0” average (4.3m x 2.4m) 2 Upvc double glazed windows. Central door to Garden. Radiator.

Walk-in store room/boiler room
Housing Worcester condensing boiler, light and shelving.

The property stands in its own delightful grounds, with lawns, flower beds and borders. Patio area and newly erected raised decking area.

Private section of garden for owners, if required, which also includes a small driveway that leads off the car park.

Private car park, off Rillage Lane, for 6 cars. Spaces have been marked, but if access for the garage was required, the car park could be re-marked showing the 5 car spaces (one for each room) and leaving 24 hour access to the garage.

Detached garage
17' 5'' x 10' 10'' (5.3m x 3.3m)
Externally with up and over door.

The business
Details of recent trading accounts are available to bona fide applicants. The property is being sold fully furnished as a going concern business, excluding the owner’s personal items.

Rateable value
2017 List: £5,000. Please note this is not the Rates Payable. 100% Rate Relief will be available for eligible parties. Interested parties are advised to contact the Local Billing Authority, Torbay Council.

Council tax band A.

Viewing is highly recommended and can be arranged by prior appointment with the Agents, Bettesworths.

Energy Performance Rating:

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