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The Old Bull, London Street, Faringdon, Oxfordshire


Dating from at least the 18th Century, this Grade II listed property was formerly The Bull Inn and is situated just 2 minutes walk from the town centre. It has been lovingly restored by the present owners to create a real potential for B&B use.

The 6 bedroom accommodation is arranged over three floors. In addition there is a cellar and adjoining one-bed roomed, self-contained flat with its own entrance. There is a beautifully tended and remarkably private garden to the rear, and a substantial gravel area providing parking for several vehicles.

Faringdon is a historic market town on the edge of the Cotswolds with easy access to Oxford, Swindon and the surrounding areas. With an expanding population of around 10,000 there is currently a lack of B&B accommodation.

Offers over 795,000 - for further information click here, contact Gavin Pike at the agents, Martin & Co. in Witney on 01993 708638 or email witney@martinco.com


THE OLD WORKSHOP, THE WHARF, BRAUNSTON, NN11 7JQ

   

A fantastic opportunity to buy a unique, canal-side 4 bedroom house, with Full Planning Permission to build a detached Self Catering Cottage (or "Granny Annex") in the large garden!

The characterful main house was run as a highly successful 2 double-bed 4* B&B for 8 years and, if re-opened, would be an excellent business proposition, as the owners of two of the other B&Bs in the village have moved away and the remaining one now only takes repeat visitors.

Guests at the B&B came to stay all year round, as they not only included local businesses, but also a large number of people walking or cycling the canal towpaths, buying or selling boats or simply needing a spare room or two for their boat "crews" - and a large percentage of all the guests over the years were repeat visitors.

In addition to the main house and large garden, there is a field on which Full Planning Permission has been granted for a separate dwelling, which could be used as a 2 or 3 bed self-catering cottage and/or simply an extension to the B&B.

To get a good idea of the B&B and its surroundings, see the video that used to advertise it by clicking here.

The village of Braunston is the "centre" of the canal world, lying at the junction of the Grand Union and Oxford Canals. It is a beautiful area with 4 pubs, 2 cafes, 2 shops, a Post Office, a church and nursery and primary schools, all within 10 minutes walking distance. The small town of Daventry is 10 minutes drive away, Rugby and Coventry are 20 minutes and Birmingham is around 45 minutes. The train commute to London now takes less than an hour.

With an asking price of offers over 500,000, the property's Agents are Campbells, in Daventry, and the link to the property is here.


Your place in the sun
Beautiful historic guesthouse for sale in BARBADOS



Colleton Great House in St Peter on the elegant Platinum Coast in Barbados has recently been re-opened as an historic guest house. The Great House has five bedrooms with ensuites, a two-bedroom guest cottage and a stables that can be converted to four suites. There is a pool, and sweeping views of the Caribbean. Its seven acres of grounds provides ample opportunity for expansion.

See it on www.colletonhouse.com and read the rave reviews on Airbnb.

Enquiries to: Garry Burke at garry.burke@gmail.com


THE WHITE HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST, HAYLING ISLAND, HAMPSHIRE




Totally private and spacious owners en-suite bedroom and lounge, with balcony, plus 6 en-suite bedrooms and the added benefit of a self contained 2 storey annex. Guest lounge and dining room, plus kitchen, utility and office area. Fully stocked wrap around garden with various seating and dining areas for guests. Large drive with ample parking. Certificate of Excellence and 5* rating from Trip Advisor. This versatile accommodation gives an excellent lifestyle opportunity to generate a very generous income whilst living by the sea in the south of England. Besides holiday visitors we also receive all year trade due to the many businesses located nearby, mostly IT professionals.

Hayling Island is a very busy island specialising in all water sports especially sailing, with 2 sailing clubs and wind surfing. It is ideally located for visiting Historical Portsmouth, Chichester, Brighton and the New Forest to name a few. Owners are looking to retire but are willing to guide anyone new to the trade. For a virtual tour see the 'links' page on our website: www.whitehousehayling.co.uk


The property is listed by Hugh Hickmans Estate Agents Hayling Island. Website: www.hughhickman.co.uk
Email: hugh.hickman@btinternet.com


Bridge End House, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria





Entrance hall, lounge, patio overlooking the River Eden, dining, large kitchen, utility room, five en-suite double bedrooms, family bathroom, detached double garage/workshop/WC.

Bridge End House has been recently renovated, modernised and extended providing new-build quality/efficiency with old-property charm. Key points are:

  • Spacious, detached, early 19th century 2,900 sq.ft. property.
  • Rural setting only 800m from town centre.
  • Eco-friendly, 'B'-EPC, ground-source heat-pump , underfloor heating, RHI subsidy.

    The heat pump subsidy will produce a significant net energy income till 2021. B&B statutory requirements all 100% incorporated and planning permission granted until 7/4/17. Kirkby Stephen is a popular tourist destination, nestling between the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines parks and is the only significant town on the popular Coast-to-Coast walk.

    The property is currently listed by Cumberland Estate Agents, Carlisle (further details via Zoopla, Rightmove and Primelocation). Contact Elizabeth Galdins at Cumberland on 01768 899 090 or penrithceal@cumberland.co.uk


    Nottingham: profitable 8 bedroom B&B



    We are delighted to offer for sale this substantial 8 bedroom semi detached period property with a managers suite conveniently located close to the City Centre. The accommodation is currently being used, very profitably, as a bed and breakfast establishment which has a turnover of between 150,000 - 225,000 per annum.

    There are 8 fee earning bedrooms ranging from a budget room at 40 per night to a superior double at 100 per night. The adjoin property will soon come to market giving discerning purchasers scope to expand. Many original features have been retained and enhanced with natural stripped doors and ornate cornicing.

    Secure off road parking with electric gates and a good sized conservatory Alternatively the property would make and ideal family home or office premises. There are small courtyard style gardens to the front and side which are Southerly facing.

    NO UPWARD CHAIN

    Price 395,000

    The property is currently listed by Janet Jones property Services
    Contact Janet Jones on 01159 605505 or at info@jjpropertyservices.co.uk


    Rosehaugh, Blairmore, Dunoon, Argyll



    Entrance vestibule, reception hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, wine store, 6 bedrooms (2 en suite), study, pantry, bathroom, coal shed and workshop

    Mature sheltered gardens and decked terrace

    Rosehaugh is a splendid six bedroom (two en suite) Victorian villa which, subject to planning consent, would make an ideal country house B&B or guest house. Its loch side location and beautifully restored period features will greatly appeal to visitors and tourists holidaying in this stunning part of the west coast of Scotland. The acre of grounds include lovely gardens and a section of shoreline, ideal for beach barbecues and alfresco entertaining. Contemporary elements such as hi spec fixtures, fittings, appliances and underfloor heating, contrast with the exquisite stained glass details and original fireplaces.

    Offers over 395,000

    The property is currently listed by Savills
    Contact Caroleanne Gallagher on 0141 222 5875 or at cgallagher@savills.com


    Sutton-on-Sea
    (near Skegness)



    A fantastic lifestyle opportunity to buy an impressive, large period property currently set up as a seaside Bed & Breakfast with private owners' accommodation. The property has two additional annexes providing en-suite guest accommodation, with spacious owner's accommodation on the first floor of the main house. Set in approximately 0.42 acre and located within a short walking distance to the beach and popular town centre of Sutton-on-sea (www.suttononsea.info). The property is within the catchment area for the highly acclaimed QE Grammar School, Alford, which consistently achieves 'Outstanding' in Oftsed inspections.

    There is potential to significantly expand the scope of guest accommodation by converting some of the current owners' accommodation into guest rooms, and this could result in accommodation for up to 20 guests, whilst still maintaining a separate owners' accommodation in one of the annexes. The current owners are well beyond retirement age and hoping to relocate, hence the Bed and Breakfast has not been operating at capacity for the last few years.

    Asking Price: 335,000

    The property is currently listed on Rightmove
    Contact: kingsleypark@hotmail.co.uk or via the estate agent.
    Agents: Newton Fallowell, Spilsby


    Millgate B&B,
    Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4EQ



    A unique opportunity has arisen to purchase the World Famous multi- award winning Millgate B&B in Masham. TripAdvisor's Number 1 in the world 2015, Sunday Times Ultimate UK Hotels 2016.

    A comfortable and captivating Bed & Breakfast for 6 guests laid out over three floors with 3 letting bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and the third with a private shower room. Each floor in this unique historic property has been rebuilt, restored, rewired and redecorated.

    Family commitments mean that Sue & Andrew Burrell are ready to hand over to new owners. Full training will be provided for anyone new to the trade if required. "For a husband and wife team this is a wonderful B&B with a diary full of bookings and hundreds of happy guests who come back to Masham year after year".

    A fully optimised, high profile, heavy traffic web site ensures a constant stream of on-line bookings. Turnover for 3 rooms April 2015/16 74,780. First 3 months from April 2016/17 turnover 17,266.

    Guide Price: 499,000

    Website: www.millgate-masham.co.uk
    Contact: info@buchananmitchell.com Tel: 01423 360055
    Agents: Buchanan Mitchell Ltd.


    GREAT OPPORTUNITY
    The Old Parsonage B&B - Bath/Bristol area



    The Old Parsonage B&B, BS39 6UB has a Certificate of Excellence and consistent 5* ratings from Tripadvisor and 9.5 Exceptional score on Booking.com, with excellent markings 100% on LateRooms and Expedia. The present owners have run the B&B for the last 10 years.

    The property is a Grade 2* Listed building with royal connections and pictures of the King and Duke of Windsor in attendance when it was owned by The Duchy of Cornwall.

    The main residence, which was built in 1680 has 4 double rooms B&B rooms, 2 of which can be used as triples. 3 rooms have en-suite facilities and 1 has a private bathroom. Outside building consist of 4 recently converted, long let/B&B/ holiday let apartments all en-suite. Ample off road parking.

    The Old Parsonage is convenient for the cities of Bath Bristol & Wells on the A37 being approximately equidistant from all three in The West Country. So in a perfect position for serving all three cities. Great investment and growth opportunity.

    For more details please contact the Estate Agents: Knight Frank Bristol


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