Brookside Guest house is an attractive and deceptively spacious detached property set in a prominent trading position, close to the town centre and harbour, on the main road leading into Brixham town centre. The property has undergone a comprehensive programme of improvement and refurbishment in recent years and consequently Brookside Guest House is exceptionally well furnished to an extremely high standard throughout. Brookside Guest House is undoubtedly a very special bed and breakfast and consequently it is a 4 Star Gold Award winning guest house which also benefits from a Breakfast Award. The Visit England accreditation recognises the quality and standards inherent throughout all aspects of the business. The business trades as a modern and stylish bed and breakfast offering four-star comfort throughout with 4 high quality tastefully decorated individual Letting Bedrooms including 2 Suites, an attractive Resident’s Breakfast Room, well equipped Kitchen and well-appointed Owners Accommodation with spacious Double Bedroom, Sitting Room, Shower Room and Breakfast/Garden Room. Externally, the property has the added bonus of ample Private Off-Road Parking to the front and rear for up to 8 vehicles, attractive enclosed level Private Gardens with extensive Decking Areas, Patio Areas and Lawned Areas. There is also a Garden Room, a Hot Tub and a Double Garage, part of which has been converted to create a Sauna Room. There is also a ‘Brookside’ Secret Garden from which the property takes its name. No stone has been left unturned in creating a truly special place in which to live and stay and a formal viewing is essential in order to fully appreciate the standards inherent throughout all aspects of this business and property.
Brookside Guest House occupies an enviable and prominent trading position on New Road, one of the main routes into the port town of Brixham and further benefits from being a level walk to the town centre and harbour. The beautiful harbour town of Brixham is home to both a thriving fishing and leisure industry and is also home to numerous events and festivals throughout the year. Brixham together with Torquay and Paignton, forms the borough of Torbay, better known as the English Riviera because of its unique microclimate. Brixham is renowned as one of the country’s principal fishing ports and is an increasingly popular and prestigious resort town, highly regarded by both residents and visitors alike, with its impressive marina and harbour areas.
Entrance porch to the front leading into Reception Hall with stairs to first floor, under stairs cupboard and doors to Breakfast Room an attractive and well-proportioned room furnished to a high standard with carpeted flooring, range of freestanding individual tables and high backed faux leather chairs comfortably seating 8 guests, dual aspect to front and side providing a bright and spacious feel, display alcove and feature lighting. Kitchen superbly fitted and equipped with a range of modern fitted base and wall mounted kitchen units with an extensive range of complimentary works surfaces, part tiled walls, wood effect flooring, aspect to the rear, fitted with a range of modern built in appliances including Samsung 4 ring halogen hob, Indesit double oven and grill, Siemens extraction hood, Ignis microwave oven, dishwasher and two built in undercounter fridges. Buffalo food warmer/bain marie, deep bowl stainless steel sink unit, two 4 slice toasters. Utility Room with vinyl tiled flooring, sink unit, washing machine and tumble dryer.
The business offers 4 individually designed luxury Letting Bedrooms including 2 Suites, which are all furnished and presented to an exceptionally high standard. Each of the Stylish Letting Bedrooms offers 4-star comfort, tastefully decorated rooms with flat screen colour televisions, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers, mini fridges, and alarm clock radios with iPod docks. All of the Letting Bedrooms have been refurbished to include carpets, beds, mattresses, bedding, and furniture. The Bedrooms are well proportioned and briefly comprise: - Bedroom 1 a junior suite on the ground floor with aspect to front and side, double bedroom and adjoining separate Sitting Room Area and Ensuite Shower Room. Bedroom 2 a superior double bedroom on the first floor with aspect to rear, Seating Area and Ensuite Shower Room. Bedroom 3 a premier suite on the first floor with dual aspect to the rear, king size bed, separate Sitting Room and an Ensuite Shower Room. Bedroom 4 a spacious single room on the first floor with washup basin and aspect to the side. Separate private Shower Room for sole use of bedroom 4 on the landing.
A feature of this business is the well-appointed Owners Accommodation, arranged on the ground floor and which can be completely self-contained from the guest areas and which briefly comprises: - Owners Private Lounge a spacious room with aspect to the side and carpeted flooring. Office Area with large walk in storage cupboard. Master Double Bedroom a spacious double room with built in quality wardrobes and drawers providing extensive storage space, aspect to the rear. Shower Room fitted to a high standard with a modern shower suite complimented by quality tiled floor and walls. Breakfast/Garden Room a pleasant seating/dining area with dual aspect and French doors leading to the rear Garden Area.
Please note: The fittings, equipment and services listed have not been tested by the agents, although we are informed that all items are in working order.
The front of the property is Private Off-Road Parking for 4 vehicles. The property boasts a delightful level Rear Garden, which in keeping with the rest of the property has been stylishly designed and landscaped and incorporates extensive decking areas, patio areas and feature lawned areas. There is a useful Garden Room/Summer House with power and light, a 4-person Aspen Spa Hot Tub with gazebo over and privacy curtains, and a Detached Double Garage providing additional storage space and part of which has been converted to create a Sauna Room with a Zoki heatwave infra-red 2-person sauna. Further to the rear of the property is additional Off-Road Parking for an additional 4 vehicles and there is also a secret Patio Garden Area beside a brook, from which the property derives its name.
Brookside Guest House is a well established privately run bed and breakfast business which has been the subject of considerable refurbishment and upgrade in recent years and is consequently presented to a high standard throughout. The business has been accredited 4 Star Gold Award status by Visit England, together with a Breakfast Award, reflecting the standards inherent throughout all aspects of this business. These high standards ensure a high level of repeat business and word of mouth recommendations. Through personal choice, our clients choose to trade on a bed and breakfast only basis and uniquely the business also offers hot tub and sauna facilities for guests, which is unique in the area. Our clients have owned and run the business for over 4 years and have deliberately restricted trade to fit in with their lifestyle requirements, taking around 12 weeks holiday annually. The business benefits from a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence, a rating of 9.8 out of 10 on Booking.com. The business also has its own website www.brooksidebrixham.co.uk. The business is run by our clients, a husband and wife partnership, with no members of staff being employed. Brookside also benefits from strong levels of forward bookings.
Our clients have deliberately restricted trade to below the VAT threshold and they consequently operate on a restrictive basis to suit their lifestyle requirements, trading for around 40 weeks (9 months) of the year on a bed and breakfast only basis. Full detailed trading information can be made available to interested parties following a formal viewing appointment of this impressive lifestyle business.
We believe that Brookside Guest House is an excellent opportunity to purchase an established and highly impressive award-winning bed and breakfast business which still offers potential to develop many aspects of the trade as required. There are opportunities for new owners to increase the number of weeks that the business trades, to offer evening meals, for which demand exists and even offer cream teas in the attractive gardens. Brookside Guest House is a wonderful lifestyle business and a viewing is essential in order to fully to appreciate all that this exceptionally well-presented business and home has to offer.
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PRICE & TENURE
£440,000 for the valuable freehold interest as a going concern business and full trade inventory. Vacant possession upon completion.
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