Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Sunningdale Guest House. The guest house was established over 30 years ago, making this Tywyns longest established bed and breakfast. Our clients took over the business in 2007 and is now looking to sell, due to ill health.
The guest house runs from its prime high street location, offering an all year-round guest house service (currently part-time), tea rooms and a gift shop. This is a great trading location that receives ample amounts of footfall throughout the year. The guest house boasts three letting rooms with potential for an extra two or three. There is a twin room, single room and a double to suit guest's requirements. Well behaved pets are also welcome.
The premises comes with a generous sized breakfast room, this doubles up as a tea room. The tea room is open to the public and is known as The Pudding Parlour Tea Rooms. Our clients serve a large choice of breakfasts including healthy options, lunches, Afternoon Teas, hot and cold meals, plus a large range of delicious puddings. They have a 5-star food hygiene rating. There is the option to use the owners lounge as an extended seating area, if not required. The tea room is also were our clients display the gift shop products. The gift shop sells a range of goods this includes a selection of card's, art, jewellery, watches and homemade preserves. Both of these services compliment the guest house well.
Our clients provide an excellent service and offers some extras on request. All rooms are supplied with the essentials TV, hair dryers and fresh towels. Customers can also request flowers and chocolates to be left in the room ready for the guest's arrival. This is a personal service perfect for special occasions. Guest rooms come with a breakfast option, all dietary requirements can be catered for. Packed lunches are also available.
The business generated a turnover in the region of £49,000 as of the 2015 accounts, with a gross profit of 74%. This is a steady turnover, with potential to be increase. Our clients are running the guest house at a steady part time pace, due to ill health. With a hands-on purchaser, there could be a big boost in income. The guest house would make a perfect first time purchase for a husband and wife team or partnership.
There are currently three letting rooms, plus three owner's bedrooms. These could be let out to double income in the busier months. Sunningdale's 2016 diary is filled with advanced bookings. Deposits have been taken from regular guests, ready for the new owners to take over.
Sunningdale is popular in this location with tourists, walkers and cyclists. The business features on TripAdvisor, a well-known travel website, as well as being advertised on the Visit Tywyn website. There are some excellent reviews on TripAdvisor, this is great for trade. The business has its own website, www.sunningdaletywyn.co.uk this is easy to use. The Facebook page is also regularly updated with photos, events and gift shop stock.
This is a fantastic opportunity that is not to be missed. The premises are situated right in the heart of the town, ideal for public transport and to view the Tallylyn Railway. Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to take in the full potential of this multi-facet guest house.
TENUREWe are advised the business is being sold as a Freehold opportunity.
HOURSThe business can be run as suited. The business is currently running at a part time basis.
Gift shop and tea room opening hours-
Monday: 9:30am - 4pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 4pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 4pm
Friday: 9:30am - 4pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm
The tea room is seasonal.
STAFFThe business is run and managed by our clients, with the help of seasonal staff.
FINANCIAL PROFILEThe business generated a turnover in the region of £49,000 as of the 2015 accounts, with a gross profit 74%.
The guest house is currently being run on a part time basis, due to our client's ill health.
Sunningdale Guest House is located on a busy high street location in the seaside town of Tywyn, Gwynedd. There are a variety of retail outlets close by that compliment this guest house business. In the vicinity, there is a convenience store, newsagents, gift store, pet shop, hardware store, takeaway as well as a Spar store, plus all amenities. Next door to the guest house is the towns Post Office, which is the hub of the community.
Tywyn is a popular tourist location with much to see and do. The town has its own beach which is a short walk away. This is beautiful and is one of Wales's top blue flag beaches. There is some spectacular scenery along the coastline. There is a well-known coastal walk that runs around the whole of Wales. This is a peaceful walk at low tide as the majority of the path can be walked on the beach. Wales is the first country in the world to have a path going the whole way around it.
Another popular attraction is the Talyllyn Railway. This has traditional steam engines and was the first steam railway to be re-established, perfect for enthusiasts and families. This is also home to the annual 'Race the Train' event. Competitors run a marathon across multi-terrains to race the steam trains journey to Abergynolwyn and back.
The road on which the business is located, is the main high street. This runs close to the coast and connects to the A487. As well as great road links, the town also has generous public transport. Within walking distance are several bus stops and the towns train station is just a 2-minute walk away.
Sunningdale Guest House is located on a high street. The business boasts a large five storey property with a garden area to the front and rear. The front garden is fenced off from the street and has seating for customers. The business was refurbished and is well presented and looks inviting. The property briefly comprises: -
On entry is a tiled entrance with original coving, that leads to a hallway. There is a reception desk with a card machine point. A stairway leads up to the first floor.
Tea rooms is used as the breakfast room. This has laminated flooring and an original gas fire. Wooden table and chairs for 20 covers. This is a bright room, due to the large bay window. There is shelving around the room for displaying items for sale.
The lounge has an original bread oven, window, office desk with chair.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Tiled floors with wall and base units. This is a large room with central preparation areas. There is a separate larder.
Stainless steel sink
Deep fat fryer
There is a separate utility room with four microwaves, fridge/freezer and washing machine. This is a conservatory room, very bright.
Down Stairs Cloakroom
There is a down stairs toilet for staff.
FIRST FLOOR, ACCOMMODATION
Communal bathroom for rooms three and four. This has a tiled floor, bath, shower and sink. There is a separate toilet.
Large twin room - this room has a window with a view of estuary and two single beds, TV, wardrobes. Plus en-suite with shower, WC and hand wash sink.
Double room - this room has a bay window, with original feature fireplace, double bed, TV, wardrobes, couch and en-suite shower room with WC and sink.
Single room - this room has a single bed, TV, wardrobes and vanity unit with basin.
THIRD FLOOR, OWNERS ACCOMMODATION
The storage cupboard is used for bed linen and cleaning supplies.
First Double Bedroom
Very large room with fitted wardrobes, window with a view of estuary, plus vanity unit with basin.
Second Double Bedroom
This room has two windows looking onto the high street. The room is used for storage and as the ironing room. This could be turned into another letting room. Comes with fitted wardrobes and vanity unit.
Third Double Bedroom
Good sized single/small double bedroom with a window on to the high street, TV and vanity unit.
This is a great space and can be converted, currently used for storage.
To the rear of the premises is a garden which is paved. There are two spaces for parking, green house and sheds.
Central heating throughout.
All rooms are supplied with the essentials (TV, hair dryer, fresh towels).