Cafes for sale in Isle of Wight

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Mr & Mrs Neville (Sept 2013)
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Freehold Price: £650,000
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Business Description
A rare opportunity to acquire the ultimate lifestyle business, a small privately owned and run retreat in a truly unique location. On the Isle of Wight’s southern most tip, close to St Catherine’s Lighthouse, Castlehaven Caravan Site enjoys spectacular sea views in unspoilt surroundings.
The site currently comprises of eight caravans. Five caravans have been refurbished and refitted in a modern and spacious way to offer high quality, four-berth holiday accommodation. The site also has one two berth luxuriously refurbished and refitted caravan, which can be used for holiday or owners accommodation. Two caravans are currently unused and offer potential for four or six berth holiday lets.

At the entrance of the site is the fully licensed ‘Beach Café’, which currently provides ice creams, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks to guests, locals and holidaymakers enjoying numerous walks, the lighthouse and the beach. The outdoor café seating area enjoys stunning, uninterrupted views out to sea, and provides the perfect viewing area for events such as the famous J.P Morgan Round the Island Yacht Race. Adjacent to this is a laundry room and two separate toilets housed in a traditionally built, boat house style, cedar clad building, blending in with the seaside theme of the site. Leading down to the caravans is a cedar-clad office, which is currently used as the reception area. Also on the site is the de-thatched former shower block with development potential, which is currently used for storage.

Owners Accommodation
Situated on a separate and private level of the site this is the ultimate seaside retreat and can be used for luxury holiday or owner accommodation. This newly refurbished and refitted caravan consist of open plan living/kitchen with large picture windows to the side and front, all looking out to sea. The kitchen contains a modern electric cooker and separate hobs, fitted into a quality tiled work surface. Open storage space and kitchen units are built and fitted to make full use of the space. Also included are a fridge and ceramic drainer sink with mixer tap. All fixtures, fittings and facilities are new.
The bedroom has built in storage space and long windows with uninterrupted sea views with a door into the bathroom. This bathroom consists of large tiled shower cubicle with shower and sliding glass door. The ceramic toilet has a hidden cistern. The contemporary ceramic counter top sink has a modern mixer tap and open storage underneath. This caravan is fitted with real oak flooring throughout the living room/kitchen and bedroom and stone tiled floor in the bathroom, with cream wood paneled walls.
This caravan has its own large private decked area overlooking the sea, with grassed and private beach areas.

The caravans have been modernized to a high standard of specification and spacious layout.
The kitchenettes consist of work surface, single drainer sink, mixer tap and storage cupboards with a fridge, gas cooker and ‘Morco’ lpg room sealed water heater. The living areas have built in seating, around large windows providing panoramic views out to sea. Laminate flooring and cream wood paneled walls give the interior a clean and spacious feel and provide a beach hut, seaside look. Bedroom 1 is a double room with recessed open storage and window to offer light and views of the sea. Bedroom 2 is a small bunk-room with built in storage. The bathrooms have a shower in a tiled and glazed cubicle, ceramic toilet with concealed cistern and ceramic handbasin. Beside each caravan is a spacious, grassed area for guests to enjoy their own outside space.

Castlehaven is part of Reeth Bay, which incorporates a sweeping sandy beach, small harbour and a multitude of rocky outcrops, which enjoy stunning views across the English Channel, quite simply a magical place.
The bay has been used as a safe harbour for visiting seafarers and traders for more than 2000 years, from the time of the Phoenicians right up to the pirates and smugglers of the 19th century, whose principal plunder was the cargos of lace and brandy.
Today things are not quote so hectic and the only disruption is the sound of sails in the wind or chatter of the local fishermen landing their catch.

In July 2011 Tatler Magazine described it as "Completely sweet. There are only five vintage caravans here, with views over St Catherine’s Lighthouse. Each sleeps four and all are immaculately spruced in driftwood sea-salty fashion. They are very romantic in a Beryl Cook picnic-in-the-driving-rain kind of way."
Tenure: Freehold

Number of bedrooms: 2

Accommodation Details: Luxury refurbished caravan

Listed by: Hose Rhodes Dickson
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