A 16 Bedroom Licensed Hotel close to Sandown town centre and its fantastic beaches and pier. Also with owners' accommodation, guest parking and a private garden.
The hotel trades for six months of the year catering for school parties and private guests depending on the time of the year. Full board is provided for the school parties while private guests are offered B&B. The hotel also acts as a venue for wedding receptions. The hotel is run to suit the current owners and there is scope to expand the business by extending the trading season, offering Christmas and New Year breaks and further functions. The Chester Lodge is ideally situated for passing trade being on the main road leading up from the beach through the town centre. The business is run by the owners with a small amount of part time help. Copies of accounts will be available to bona fide applicants after viewing.
Main entrance via the car park. Double glazed doors leading to hallway retaining original features. The building dates from 1850. Entrance to lounge with front aspect and range of soft seating, leading to bar with soft seating, tables and chairs. Wood fronted bar. Door from bar to hallway. Door to dining room, easily accommodation 38 covers and in excess of 50 for the school parties. Door from dining room to kitchen. Kitchen with range of commercial catering equipment (a full inventory will be provided). Separate washing up area. The kitchen has a five star hygiene rating. Gas fired boiler supplying central heating to the downstairs rooms. Rooms upstairs have individual heating. Downstairs WC. Ground Floor Rooms Room 1. Double. En suite with shower Room 2 Double/family. En suite with shower Room 3 Double. En suite with shower Room 4 Twin. En suite with shower. Adapted for those less able. Side access to the hotel with ramp. Owners Accommodation Room 5 Double. En suite with shower Room 6 Double En suite with bath Room 7 Double En suite with shower. Door to private garden.
These three bedroom are currently used by the owners but could easily be returned to letting rooms.
Private kitchen, lounge and office/ utility room. French doors from lounge to courtyard area. Door from kitchen to passage way leading to private garden. Feature staircase up to large first floor landing. First Floor Rooms Room 8 Separate Double and Bunk rooms. En suite with shower Room 9 Single. En suite with shower Room 10 Double. En suite with shower Room 11 Single. En suite with shower Room 12 Single. En suite with shower Room 14 Double/ family. En suite with shower Room 15 Double/ small family. En suite with shower Room 16 Family. En suite with shower Room 17 Double. En suite with shower All bedrooms are equipped with hospitality trays and TV’s. All have heat and smoke detectors and fire alarm sounders Fire exit. There are automatic fire doors.
The VOA shows a rateable value of £7,800. The rates payable would be circa £3,950.
Close to Sandown town centre and its fantastic beaches and pier.