Stunning Rural Location
Further Financial Info Available
Five Bedrooms Plus Stable Conversion
Popular Tourist Destination
Scope For Year Round Opening
Ideal For Conversion Into 2 Cottages
EPC - CREF 7098 – Freehold Bed & Breakfast
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this freehold bed and breakfast located in Abergele, Clwyd.INTRODUCTION
The Lion Bed and Breakfast has been trading for over a hundred years with our client in ownership since 2018. The business is positioned in a stunning rural area of Wales with superb views and it has is very well known. LOCATION
The Lion Bed and Breakfast occupies a central trading position in the heart of a historic village with stunning views all around and a car park to the side. The area is fairly quiet, with a number of residential properties nearby and the village church. The business is a short distance from LLanddoged and Lladnrwst with Snowdonia National Park very close with the foot of mount Snowdon just a 40 minute drive away. This area is particularly popular with walkers and cyclists and is half way between the A5 and A55 with excellent public transport services to Chester, Liverpool, Manchester and London.REASON FOR SALE
Due to unforeseen health issues, our client has been running the business at a pace to suit in recent months and therefore, offers the business for sale. This presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level. STAFF
The business operates with our client only in employment.FINANCIAL DETAILS
The Lion Bed and Breakfast has traded solidly since opening and our client has established a strong repeat customer base. We are advised that the business has annual turnover of £20,000. It is to be noted that due to ill health, the business has been run at a pace to suit our client, there is plenty of scope to reintroduce a marketing strategy and accept additional bookings. We are advised previous annual turnover was significantly higher than current levels. Full financial information is available upon request.BUSINESS RATES
The business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief. Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.SUMMARY
This stunning long established business occupies an enviable trading position in a beautiful and popular area of Wales, nestled at the heart of the tranquil, historic village on the north wales tranquil way. 20 minutes drive to Betws-y-coed, 40 minutes drive to Snowden and 30 minutes from the coast. The business has a long standing, excellent reputation and evidence of this is noted online. There is plenty of scope to develop the business further with the introduction of year round opening and a strong marketing drive. This business would ideally suit an owner operating team or a consortium purchase amongst friends or family. It could also be of great interest to a new owner looking for a lifestyle change and indeed with very few modifications could easily be converted into a family home or a holiday home. The business could also, with the correct planning be converted into two dwellings. Early viewings are very strongly advised. Fixtures:
Most fixtures and fittings will be included in the sale price with the exclusion of some, a list of which can be provided on request.
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BUILDING LAYOUT AND DESIGN
This is a large, detached property with car park and converted stable immediately outside. Inside, the property is very well presented, with a traditional country feel and welcoming reception area. There is also a large former bar - originally two rooms, this has now been opened up to provide a room of great character, with original beams and immense double sided exposed stone fireplace, with fitted seating, leather chairs and wooden topped tables. The dining area offers seating for twenty four, with patio doors leading to the rear garden. There is also a large, fully equipped catering kitchen fitted with stainless steel worktops, commercial ovens and much more as well as a laundry room.
The first floor comprises of five bedrooms. All have en-suite facilities, bespoke hand made furniture, flat screen TV/DVDs, tea & coffee making facilities and alarm clocks. Each room has been carefully designed with guest comfort in mind.
The Bothy provides a sixth bedroom. This is a detached, former stable which is now a self contained accommodation with seating area, shower room and mezzanine bedroom. This is particularly popular with bikers. To the rear of the property is a large enclosed garden/paddock.
Although the property is currently used as a bed and breakfast business, it could easily be reverted back to a country inn with rooms, a restaurant with rooms, large five bedroom residence or with little work required the property can be split into two cottages.