11 bedroom Guest House

Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 7QZ

Freehold : £399,950

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Tenure: Freehold

Hotel Columbus is a substantial detached property sat in a prominent position on the sunny side of Columbus Ravine within 100 yards of Peasholme Park, close to North Bay beach, the Open Air Theatre, Cricket ground, Sands Development, new Alpamare Water Park, town centre and Marine Drive. The hotel has been extended to provide spacious owners accommodation, laundry, utility room and conservatory, in addition to the 11 letting en-suite bedrooms, large guest dining room, office, reception and commercial kitchen. This super property also benefits from a car park to the front and a rear garden patio. Superb opportunity for a guesthouse in a prime location. PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED

LOCATION: The property lies on Columbus Ravine in a prime position for a guesthouse on the popular north side of Scarborough adjacent to Peasholme Park and opposite a row of shops including One Stop convenience store, Northbay Fisheries, Jeremy's restaurant, Chisholme bookmakers, Teasmaid Thai, Alfresco deli and The Coffee Bean.

Columbus Ravine forms a main arterial route into Scarborough from the north, as part of the A165 which links with the A171 Middlesbrough Road, and is predominantly made up of hotels and guesthouses as it is so well located for easy access to Scarborough's north bay beach area, the Marine Drive and walking distance to the town centre and south bay beach, making it ideal for holiday makers.

THE BUILDING: A well maintained three storey detached property built around 1937, which has been adapted and extended to now provide 11 en-suite letting bedrooms and spacious owners accommodation with lounge, en-suite master bedroom, second bedroom and large conservatory. The property also benefits from a large commercial kitchen, laundry, utility, front car park for up to 8 cars and rear raised patio garden which is a lovely suntrap. The property also benefits from uPVC windows and gas central heating.


PORCH: 9ft 3 inches x 3ft 2 inches [2.82 x 0.97 m] Covered and enclosed porch entrance with a uPVC sliding door leading to inner entrance door.

RECEPTION: 13ft 9 inches x 9ft 7 inches [4.19 x 2.92 m] Entrance hall with reception desk, double doors to restaurant, stairs leading to upper floors, door to owners quarters, door to office, radiator and ceiling cornice.

DINING ROOM: 26ft 2 inches x 13ft 6 inches [7.98 x 4.11 m] With tables and chairs for up to 24 guests, bay front window, side window and radiators.

OWNERS LOUNGE: 18ft 4 inches x 13ft 3 inches [5.59 x 4.04 m] A large living room with bay front window, gas fireplace, radiators and window to the entrance hall. This room also has potential to be used as an additional guest bedroom should the owner wish to do so.

OFFICE: To the rear of reception with desks and shelving storage.

KITCHEN: 18ft 5 inches x 12ft 3 inches [5.61 x 3.73 m] Spacious kitchen with door to outside, two windows to the rear, preparation island, hot plate, wall and floor kitchen storage units, range gas oven and stainless steel sink.

UTILITY: 11ft 5 inches x 11ft 5 inches [3.48 x 3.48 m] Located adjacent to the kitchen and is used for storage and fridge/freezer space. There is also a laundry within its own room and contains plumbing and electricity for a washer and dryer.

OWNERS BEDROOM ONE: 13ft 1 inches x 11ft 8 inches [3.99 x 3.56 m] Forming part of the extension this room is large enough to be used as a bedroom and has a skylight window, radiator and connects to the master en-suite bedroom and the office.

MASTER BED EN-SUITE: 13ft 1 inches x 12ft 9 inches [3.99 x 3.89 m] Forming part of the extension and having windows to the conservatory. The en-suite bathroom comprises a four piece suite.

CONSERVATORY: 14ft 5 inches x 14ft 4 inches [4.39 x 4.37 m] Accessed through the utility and provides a warm and sunny sanctuary for the owners away from the rest of the guesthouse.

FIRST FLOOR: The first floor comprises a range of guest bedrooms including;
Room 1 - Single en-suite
Room 2 - Double en-suite to the front with bay window
Room 3 - Double en-suite to the front with bay window
Room 4 - Single en-suite with shower
Room 5 - Double room with an en-suite bathroom
Room 6 - Twin room with an en-suite bathroom.
Linen Cupboard - Room fronting Columbus Ravine with a sink.

SECOND FLOOR: The second floor comprises a further 6 bedrooms;
Room 8 - Premier double en-suite with bathroom
Room 9 - Single with en-suite shower room
Room 10 - Family en-suite bathroom with an interconnecting door to twin room with sink
Room 11 - Double en-suite bathroom
Room 12 - Single en-suite shower room with box bay window to the rear
Store Cupboard adjacent to bedroom 8

OUTSIDE: The property has a great advantage of a front car park for up to 8 cars. To the rear there is a raised patio terrace used by the current owners as a private garden.

BUSINESS RATES: The property has a Rateable Value (2017) of £7,500 therefore should qualify for 100% rate relief. Interested parties are advised to contact the local Rates Department on 01723 232323 to confirm.

THE BUSINESS: The property has been in the same ownership for 23 years and has been successfully run as a family business. The business has the ability, and track record of a very respectable turnover and can be operated all year round. Accounts are available for bone fide applicants following a viewing.

VIEWING: Viewings can be arranged strictly via the agents Colin Ellis Property Services on 01723 363565.

COMMERCIAL DISCLAIMER: Unless otherwise stated, all prices and rentals quoted are exclusive of any VAT to which they may be subject. Specific enquires should be made of the vendor/landlord for clarification prior to entering into any arrangement or agreement. These particulars are a general outline only, for the guidance of prospective purchasers or tenants and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer of contract. Colin Ellis Property Services cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions references to condition, necessary permission for use and occupation and other details contained herein and prospective purchasers or tenants must not accept as statement of fact or representation and must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy. The reference to any plan, machinery, equipment, devices, fixtures, or fittings at the property shall not constitute a representation unless otherwise stated as to the state or condition or that it is capable of unfulfilling its intended function. Prospective purchasers/ tenants should satisfy themselves as the fitness of such items for their requirements. Colin Ellis Property Services will not be liable in negligence or otherwise nor anyone arising from the use of these particulars. No employee of Colin Ellis Property Services has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty or enter into any contract whatever in relation to the property.


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