Guest accommodation in walking distance of Caen Hill Locks.
The property is located just off the A361 so is easily accessible and is in walking distance of Caen Hill Locks which is a popular local tourist attraction. Many of the guests walk into the local village to eat in The George & Dragon public house due to its local reputation for good food. The business is currently open all year round and has been in the same ownership since 2013. The business has a gross turnover of £60,553 year ending April 2018. The business is not VAT registered and is open all year round. The linen for the business is currently in house.
The B&B has been rated by the AA as 4* Gold, Trip Advisor as 5/5 and by Booking.com as 9.7/10. They currently use Booking.com, Air B&B, Expedia, Late Rooms, The Little Green Book along with their own website to promote their business. Multi-award winning B&B: 2019 Luxury Travel Guide Award Business Excellence Award B&B Wiltshire. 2018 Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence in the UK. 2018 SME Luxury B&B Customer Service Excellence award, Wiltshire. Hotel & Spa Award B&B of the year Wiltshire.
Recommendation and repeat business is currently around 30%. The trade is approximately 25% business and 75% tourism. In 2018 the owners built an extension providing bedroom 1 with an en-suite facility.
Next to the property is a detached open fronted barn with a workshop which has the potential to be converted into a 1 bedroom owners cottage or a self-contained holiday let subject to gaining the relevant planning consents. Potential to convert bedroom 2 and the sitting room in the owners accommodation into additional en-suite bedrooms if required.
All of the guest accommodation rooms have wardrobes, tea & coffee making facilities, a hair dryer, a flat screen wall mounted TV, radio alarm clock, mini fridge and chairs & tables for seating. All rooms have Wi-Fi access and the en-suite shower rooms with white suites.
The sale is due to retirement.
Entrance porch with UPVC double glazed doors to front. UPVC double glazed windows to side. Glazed wooden stained glass door into:-
Hall with stairs to first floor accommodation with polished balustrade. Door into bedroom 2/study and door into:-
Guest sitting room/breakfast room with UPVC double glazed sash windows to front and UPVC double glazed windows to side overlooking the paddock. Sitting room area with sofas. Feature wall mounted electric fire.
Dining area with a range of tables and chairs for 8 covers. Breakfast bar servery.
UPVC double glazed door to outside leading onto the patio area and gardens. Dining area laid to lino.
Landing with built in cupboards. Access to useful storage in the roof voids. Range of tourist information. DVD library and guest fridge. Microwave. OS Map of the area showing local tourist attractions. Linen store.
Double room with UPVC double glazed sash window to front. Glazed door leading out onto balcony with iron railings with seating and a table with panoramic countryside views. Mirrored wardrobe. En-suite shower room new in 2018 with a white suite of close coupled WC, wash hand basin in a modern vanity unit with cupboard below. Tiled to ceiling. Non-slip floor. Walk in double glass and chrome shower cubicle with chrome drencher shower. UPVC double gazed sash window to front. Spotlights. Chrome heated towel rail radiator.
Double room with UPVC French double glazed doors leading out onto the balcony with iron railings, table & chairs and panoramic views. En-suite shower room with a white suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner curved glass and chrome shower cubicle. UPVC double glazed frosted window to rear. Towel rail radiator.
Family room with UPVC double glazed sash window to front. Cove ceiling. Sliding door into single room with UPVC double glazed sash window to front. En-suite shower room with a white suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and curved corner glass and chrome shower cubicle. Frosted UPVC sash window to front and UPVC double glazed window to side. Heated towel rail radiator.
Double room with a UPVC double glazed window to side. UPVC glazed door leading out onto balcony with iron railings, table & chairs and panoramic countryside views. En-suite shower room with a white suite of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner curved glass with chrome shower cubicle. Heated towel rail radiator frosted UPVC double glazed window to side. Cove ceiling.
Private Owners Accommodation
Ground floor apartment accessed via its own independent access from the rear.
Entrance via a double glazed UPVC door into:-
Utility room with a range of shelving. Base units with roll top worksurfaces with inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Gledhill modern pressurised hot water cylinder. Ceramic tiled floor. Mistral oil fire boiler. Door into kitchen and door into:-
Cloakroom with a white suite of low level WC and corner wall mounted wash hand basin. Extractor fan.
Kitchen with range of wall and base cupboards with roll top work surfaces with double Belfast sink unit with shower tap. Plumbing for dishwasher. UPVC double glazed windows to rear and side overlooking the gardens. Leisure range cooker with gas hob and matching cooker extractor hood. Ceramic tiled floor. Spotlights. Central island with cupboard below. Fridge & freezer. Plumbing for American style fridge freezer.
Sitting room with UPVC double glazed sash windows to front and UPVC double glazed window to side. Door into bedroom 2/study.
Bedroom 1 an extension built in 2018 with UPVC double glazed French doors leading out onto gardens. Spotlights. Glazed decorative frosted sliding door into:-
En-suite bathroom new in 2018 with a modern white suite of close coupled WC, panelled bath with chrome shower attachment. Wash hand basin in modern vanity unit with cupboards below. Chrome heated towel rail radiator. Double glass and chrome shower cubicle. Spotlights. Frosted UPVC double glazed window to side.
Bedroom 2/study with UPVC double glazed sash window to front. Door into hall. Door leading into sitting room. Door into kitchen.
Front gardens laid mainly to lawn with flower and shrub borders. Asphalt car park to front with parking for 6/8 vehicles.
Iron gate leading through into a further asphalt car park with parking for a further 4/6 vehicles in tandem. Outside tap along with power socket.
Open fronted barn 8.08m x 5.21m (265 x 170) with concrete floor, power and lighting. Within the building there is a workshop of 5.21m x 2.72m (170 x 89).
Rear gardens laid mainly to lawn with patio area next to the house accessed from the kitchen and bedroom 1. Pagoda over part of the patio area.
Owners private garden behind the open fronted barn with a high degree of privacy with a small orchard of apple trees, pear trees, plum trees and Damson trees. Guest gardens laid to lawn with patio area accessed from the breakfast room. Green house.
Timber stable block 9.46m x 3.58m (310 x 117) with concrete yard and floor with 3 loose boxes with power, lighting and water with access onto a level paddock with a field shelter.
Chicken run and hen house. Vegetable patch with fruit cages. Rear paddock with compost heaps enclosed by post & rail plus stock proof fencing.