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The Blue Waters Guest House is situated in the very heart of the perennially busy seaside resort of Torquay, Devon and occupies a commanding position in the leafy area on Bampfylde Road, which is a short walk to the sea front, harbour and town centre. The Riviera Conference Centre and train/bus stations are nearby linking Torquay to the rest of South West. Torquay is an all year-round coastal resort which, is conveniently located within the English Riviera and only a short drive to places like Dartmoor National park, Dartmouth and to the Cathedral city of Exeter with its International airport and M5 motorway linking all part of the UK.
The business has traded well owner operated for many years with good custom and has earned itself a fine reputation with visitors and locals alike. Of late, because of lifestyle choice the business now only operates part of the year and with 4 letting bedrooms only. We, the agents, feel that there is tremendous scope to expand on this business, not only by upgrading the present website and opening throughout the year but also with more aggressive marketing, opening the bar to the paying guests and extending the letting bedrooms to 6 which, would dramatically increase the existing profit. Because of its excellent condition, full business rates exemption and quality accommodation on offer, this all contributes to recipe for high profit levels. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a successful formal viewing.
Entering the property over a wide car park to the front over some steps via a side garden with mature beautiful shrubbery, palm trees and large door to:
This useful area has original tiled flooring with hat, coat stand & umbrella stand, wall mounted enclosed cupboard with electrical consumer unit and part glazed door to:
A lovely spacious area benefits from an ornate consul table which is used for signing/registering of guests on arrival along with two side tables, table lamp and array of wall art and two chandeliers, making this a welcoming bright beautiful area for when guests arrive.
5.20m x 4.02m
A sumptuous lounge which has been decorated beautifully and benefits from a comfortable three-seater and a two seater sofa, 4 individual seating chairs, 2 side tables, ornate fire place with hearth, chandelier and large double French patio doors leading onto an impressive terrace with table and chairs with views over the cricket field.
4.56m x 4.45m
A stunningly decorated dining area which offers generous space for the customers but able to accommodate additional tables. Comprising of 4 tables and elegant upholstered chairs for approx. 8 covers together with breakfast bar, large mirror, consul table with underneath storage, 2 glass fronted cabinets, chandelier and large double French doors to the terrace with views over the cricket field.
3.82m x 2.73m
This is an impressively presented bar area, but which is not currently used for the guests but purely for owners’ usage. (this could easily be reverted as a highly profitable guest bar).
Situated under the main staircase and comprises of a low-level WC and wash hand basin.
A large built-in cloak-cupboard under the main staircase.
5.43m x 4.75m
A stunning newly refurbished kitchen which has got the wow-factor. Benefitting from an extra-large island with bar seating, together with an array of wall & base fitted units with two inset stainless-steel sinks and one drainer, a range cooker with four ring gas hob, large electric griddle plate and double oven with grill and extractor canopy over, American double fridge/freezer, dishwasher and an extensive amount of granite work top space. Also a large wall mounted TV, spot lighting throughout and double French doors leading out onto a pretty courtyard garden to side.
All rooms have been refurbished and individually decorated to a very high standard. They all feature good quality furniture and are equipped with en-suite facilities. All rooms have a hospitality trays, small safes, hairdryers, flat screen smart TVs, wall fans, clock radios, free Wi-Fi, bedside tables, drawers & wardrobe facilities.
BEDROOM 1 (French)
A large room with a double bed with window to side and en-suite with a shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and part tiled walls.
FIRST FLOOR HALF LANDING
A lovely room with low level WC, hand wash basin, original wood flooring and window to rear.
LINEN / STORAGE ROOM
This room is utilised for general storage together with a newly fitted wall mounted commercial Weissman gas fired boiler.
Over the landing is a high-level window creating natural light and doors to:
BEDROOM 2 (Prague)
A double room with window to rear and en-suite with a shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and part tiled walls.
BEDROOM 3 (Rococo)
A double room with large window to rear and en-suite with a corner shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and part tiled walls.
A luxurious bathroom with a claw feet bath, French double marble sink vanity unit, low level WC, heated towel rail and window to side.
BEDROOM 4 (Antoinette)
A large double room with a large window to front over-looking the cricket-fields and beyond. en-suite with a shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and part tiled walls.
BEDROOM 5 (Provençal)
A substantial suite comprising of a large double bed, seating area with 2 windows to front overlooking the cricket-fields and beyond and en-suite with a shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and part tiled walls. (this room is currently used by the owners)
The owner’s accommodation is situated on the 2nd floor taking advantage of the whole area, which benefits from privacy and space.
6.47m x2.78m (irregular shape)
This area would easily accommodate a sofa, table and chairs for dining and with doors leading to
3.32m x 2.32m
A single room with Velux window to front (currently this room is used as an office)
3.24m x 2.99m
A double room with Velux window to front.
3.71m x 3.03m
With double Velux window to rear.
A large room with a low-level WC and wash hand basin. Ample space to fit a full-length bath with shower. Also, a walk-in under eves storage space.
A walk-in under-eaves extensive storage area.
To the front of the property is an enclosed car park for approx. 6 vehicles together with a terrace with bistro chairs, parasol and chairs. To the side is a smaller garden area with mature planting which provides and impressive entrance for all guests together with an enclosed courtyard area to rear which can be either accessed via the kitchen or from a separate entrance to the side of the property. This courtyard comprises of a lovely wooden shed, storage unit and provides an ideal space for sitting out on a summer’s day.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings, with exception of vendor’s private inventory, will be included in this freehold sale. F
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