Offers in region of £799,950
Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, Devon
Grade II Listed former gentleman's residence now a country house style guest house. The property is immaculate throughout with 11 en-suite bedrooms plus a private 3 bed owner's garden apartment. EPC EXEMPT.
Located in Torrs Park and facing South over Ilfracombe, The Cairn, Slade and the town with the sea, Capstone and Hillsborough in the distance, the property is in a sheltered, sunny location. This area of Ilfracombe has a number of former Gentleman's residences that were built in the 1800s as private homes and have since been converted to luxury hotels. The resort offers a host of tourist facilities including beaches, parks, an indoor swimming pool, picturesque harbour, and has fantastic coastal scenery. Recent inward investments in the town include two supermarkets, a Costa Coffee shop and in recent years Wetherspoon's have built a public house and restaurant on the seafront. In addition the world renowned artist Damien Hirst has given to the town on loan a large statue located on the pier called 'Verity' which has attracted many more day visitors to the area.
Westwell Hall is a Grade II listed gothic style former gentleman's residence built in around 1880 and now providing a boutique style hotel, having been restored and upgraded in recent years. Indeed the current owners have colour co-ordinated each of the letting bedrooms with an individual style and flair. There are 11 bedrooms as well as a 3 bedroom garden apartment for owners use. The property is approached from a tarmac covered driveway with ample parking on site and a large garden with central flower bed with mature shrubs and trees. To the side of the property is a three tier natural meadow and below this is a raised vegetable garden. Above the meadow is a level patio with outside seating. Many of the original features remain including ornate cornices to ceilings, original fireplaces, original panelled doorways, exposed floorboards and a very attractive staircase in the main entrance reception with decorative balustrades.
The ground floor is approached through an entrance porch to a large reception hallway providing off the hallway a guest lounge, guest lounge in the centre, guest dining room, office, and large conservatory utilised as another comfortable public lounge area. These public rooms are all serviced by a well-equipped commercial kitchen, with preparation room and laundry room beyond. In addition the ground floor benefits from a licenced cocktail bar and two cloakrooms. The garden level apartment with its own private access provides 3 bedrooms, living room, bathroom, shower room and private kitchen. The upper floors provide to the first floor five en-suite bedrooms, to the second floor six en-suite bedrooms. The en-suite bedroom facilities benefit from a heated towel rail, shaving light, shaver point and either large walk-in showers or baths. Each bedroom is decorated individually with a colourful style and flair.
All business trade, fixtures & fittings will be included in the sale, excluding those items of a personal nature.
Our clients are now selling the property for genuine reasons. This is an up market establishment, currently trading for adults only. We strongly recommend early inspection to avoid disappointment.
MAIN ENTRANCE PORCH 6'11" X 7'10" (2.1m X 2.39m).
MAIN RECEPTION HALLWAY 30'4" X 7' (9.25m X 2.13m). With reception table.
RECEPTION OFFICE 7'6" x 9'1" (2.29m x 2.77m).
TELEVISION LOUNGE 13'2" x 14'6" (4.01m x 4.42m). With double aspect windows, radiator, white marble fireplace with inset original fire, windows with leaded lights over, double radiator and interconnecting door to:
MAIN LOUNGE 22'6" (6.86m) X 14'6" (4.42m) + Bay Window. With two radiators, views overlooking the garden and Ilfracombe. Six leaded light arch windows over main windows, stone fireplace with inset grate.
DINING ROOM 14'7" (4.45m) x 22'1" (6.73m) + Bay Window. With one wall having fully mounted mirror, double aspect windows overlooking Ilfracombe, timber fireplace with inset grate and inset tiled panels, tiled hearth, low level floor radiators and door to balcony.
THROUGH COCKTAIL BAR 9'4" X 14'9" (2.84m X 4.5m). With sink, dishwasher and under counter bottle fridge. Interconnecting door to:
FURTHER LOUNGE/ CONSERVATORY 23'4" X 15'6" (7.11m X 4.72m). With door to outside.
SMALL STORAGE ROOM
TWO CLOAKROOMS One is a disable cloakroom with handrails and alarm cord. Both individually decorated with low level toilets and wash hand basins.
MAIN KITCHEN 20'4" X 12' (6.2m X 3.66m). Comprehensively equipped with central stainless steel work table with heated pass over, 2 Lincat grills, fryer, steam oven, extractor canopy, large commercial fan oven, 4 induction hobs, plate warmer cupboard and Gram fridge. Door to:
WALK IN LARDER 14'2" X 6'3" (4.32m X 1.9m). With dry store, ice maker, upright freezer, chest freezer and upright fridge.
POT WASH ROOM 6'6" X 10'11" (1.98m X 3.33m). With double bowl stainless sink unit, stainless steel wash hand basin, commercial dishwasher, stainless steel shelving and with access to:
LAUNDRY ROOM 9'6" x 10'11" (2.9m x 3.33m). With plumbing for 2 washing machines and two tumble driers, one Baxley wall mounted gas fired boiler, range of wall shelving, entrance to roof space and door to outside.
STAIRS TO OWNERS APARTMENT At garden level.
SHOWER ROOM WC With low level toilet, pedestal wash hand basin, built in shower cubicle, tiled floor, with modern 3-piece suite, towel rail and radiator.
OFFICE 15'X 6'10" (4.57mX 2.08m). With L-shaped work surface/desk space, wall shelving and concealed lighting in the ceiling.
BEDROOM ONE 14'3" x 12'2" (4.34m x 3.7m). With fireplace, two wall light points and radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 17'6" x 15'10" (5.33m x 4.83m). With fireplace with tiled inset, radiator, ceiling fan and door to outside.
PRIVATE LOUNGE 20'7" x 17' MAX (6.27m x 5.18m MAX). With bay window, built in cupboards, double aspect windows, radiator and interconnecting door to:
KITCHEN 14'7" x 15' (4.45m x 4.57m). With double drainer stainless steel sink unit, cupboard and drawers under, work surfaces, wall covered radiator, door to porch and to outside.
MAIN PROPERTY CONTINUED
STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR
BEDROOM ONE 12'8" x 8'6" (3.86m x 2.6m). With en-suite shower room WC, low level toilet and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM TWO (DOUBLE) 15'5" X 17'6" (4.7m X 5.33m). With double aspect windows, radiator, views over the town, en-suite bathroom WC with 3-piece suite, heated towel rail, built in shower over bath with shower screen, wash hand basin, shaving light point with mirror over.
BEDROOM THREE (DOUBLE) 15' (4.57m) X 16' (4.88m) + Bay Window. With radiator, views towards the garden and town, en-suite shower room WC with corner shower and built in shower unit. Wash hand basin with mirror over, light and shaving point and low level toilet.
BEDROOM FOUR (DOUBLE) 18' x 17'2" (5.49m x 5.23m). With double aspect windows, views over the town, radiator, two wall light points, en-suite bathroom WC with upright heated towel rail, wash hand basin, mirror shaving light point, shower screen over bath and low level toilet.
BEDROOM FIVE (DOUBLE) 12' X 13' (3.66m X 3.96m). With radiator, built in fireplace, en-suite shower room WC with shower cubicle, low level toilet, wash hand basin, mirror, shaving light point and extractor fan over.
STAIRS FROM INNER LOBBY
MAIN LANDING With a range of built in cupboards.
BEDROOM SIX (SINGLE) 9'7" X 9'1" (2.92m X 2.77m). With en-suite shower room WC, low level toilet, shower cubicle and built in shower, wash hand basin with mirrors, shaving light point over.
BEDROOM SEVEN (DOUBLE) 15'4" X 13'6" (4.67m X 4.11m). With radiator, en-suite shower room WC, comprising of a wet room, low level toilet, wash hand basin, fitted towel rail, and extractor fan.
BEDROOM EIGHT (DOUBLE) 14'5" X 13'3" (4.4m X 4.04m). With built in wardrobe, views towards the town, fireplace, en-suite bathroom WC, extractor fan, fitted towel radiator, wash hand basin, shaving light point, low level toilet, built in shower over bath and shower screen.
BEDROOM NINE (DOUBLE) 13'4" (4.06m) X 19'6" (5.94m) + Bay Window. With radiator, bedside wall lights, built in wardrobe, en-suite shower room WC, extractor fan, double shower with built in shower unit, mirror with shaving point, low level toilet, heated towel rail and radiator.
BEDROOM TEN (DOUBLE) 16'5" X 16'5" (5m X 5m). With built in wardrobe, fireplace, en-suite shower room WC, extractor fan, double shower with built in shower unit, low level toilet, wash hand basin with mirror over, shaving light point, heated towel rail and radiator.
BEDROOM ELEVEN (DOUBLE) 14'7" X 14'5" (4.45m X 4.4m). With built in wardrobe, en-suite shower room WC with corner shower unit, built in shower, wash hand basin with mirror over, shaving light point and low level toilet.
AGENTS NOTE The letting bedrooms benefit from radiators, many have views over the town and the sea is visible from most rooms. All bedrooms will be offered comprehensively equipped and furnished subject to trade inventory, excluding those items of a personal nature.
OUTSIDE The property is approached from a tarmac covered driveway, giving access to ample onsite parking. There is a lower level lawned garden with central flower bed (formerly a tennis court). To the western elevation there is a tiered flower meadow, vegetable garden and patio with decking.
SERVICES All mains connected
VAT We understand that our client has not opted to charge VAT. All interested parties should make their own enquiries of HMRC.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the selling agents.
RATEABLE VALUE £7,100 UBR, as of April 2019, 50.4p in the £ Our Rateable Value figure has been obtained from the Business Valuation website at the time of the property detail going to print, however, we would advise all applicants make their own enquiries via the Valuation Office or website regarding this figure. Small Business Rate relief (100%) may apply as the Rateable Value is below £12,000. (We have been verbally advised by the vendors that they currently qualify for 100% business rates relief)
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- Immaculately presented colour coordinated rooms
- 11 Letting bedrooms (all re-decorated within the last 2 years)
- Victorian features
- Modernised throughout
- Top end hospitality business
- Far reaching views over the town with sea views
- 3 bedroom private apartment and private kitchen
- Large conservatory/ lounge
- Fully furnished and equipped