• WE ARE ADVISED THAT THE LANDLORD TAKES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE PROPERTY AT NO COST WHATSOEVER TO THE TENANT.
Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this Grade II listed 17th century bed and breakfast business in Brize Norton, Oxfordshire. The business was established in 1992 and has been in our client's careful hands since June 2014.
The business is only now being offered to the market due to our client's personal circumstances. Carpenters Bed & Breakfast is open all year round and generates a turnover in the region of £46,000 per annum. Trade is based on 40% tourism/local wedding venue related letting, and 60% trade/commercial letting, the latter from the close proximity of RAF Brize Norton.
Carpenters Bed & Breakfast is a well-established bed and breakfast with an excellent reputation proven by the outstanding 5 star reviews on Tripadivsor.co.uk. The business sees a lot of repeat customers and many word of mouth referrals.
The business has 4 beautifully decorated letting rooms each with an en-suite shower room. Each room has a different design and feel. All the rooms are fitted with high quality furniture including beds, seating, tables, wall decoration and mirrors. Each room also has a colour television, hair dryer, access to free Wi-Fi, a complimentary beverage tray and the use of an iron and ironing board.
Owner's accommodation is also in place in the premises, which includes a living area, double bedroom, inner hall with built-in wardrobe and bathroom. All the rooms are decorated to a high standard, while retaining many traditional features such as exposed beams and walls, the accommodation also features a bay window and an electric coal effect fire.
The Carpenters Bed & Breakfast offers superb breakfast choice, which is very popular with guests. The business also accommodates for dietary requirements such as gluten free and vegetarian where possible.
An excellent well designed website already in place for the business, which has a vast array of information about the bed and breakfast including, information about the rooms, breakfast, booking details, nearby attractions with links, useful information, how to find the business, reviews and contact information, www.carpentersbandb.co.uk.
This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this well-established business to the next level; therefore, an early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
Almost all furniture, fixtures and fittings are offered within the price.
TENUREWe are advised Leasehold.
Original lease length: 10 years
Remaining lease length: 9 years
Rent review is in June 2020
Rent: £15,000 per annum
HOURSThe business is open all year round.
STAFFThe business is owner run and managed.
FINANCIAL PROFILEWe are advised the business generates a turnover in the region of £46,000 per annum.
Carpenters Bed & Breakfast is located in Brize Norton, Oxfordshire.
The business sits in a pretty village road in Brize Norton, which lies 1 mile east of Carterton in West Oxfordshire. The village is located just 5 miles from Burford, 4 miles from Witney and 15 miles from Oxford. The village has a circa population of 1000.
Carterton is approximately 5 minutes away from the business and is the second largest town in West Oxfordshire and is approximately 2 miles south of the A40 and 4 miles south-west of Witney. The town is on the edge of the Thames Valley and on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town has a population of circa 12,000.
There are a number of attractions nearby which are very popular with tourists including Birdland - beautiful park and gardens containing over 500 birds, Bloody Bourton Walking Tours - walking Tour of Bourton's Bloody past, Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre and Riding School, Cotswold Motor Museum - motor museum & toy collection, Cotswold Perfumery Ltd - Factory Tours and Creative perfumery Courses, Cotswold Pottery, Dragonfly Maze - a unique maze with a rebus puzzle to solve, The Living Green Centre and The Model Village - a one-ninth scale replica in local stone of Bourton on the Water.
Carpenters is a converted public house situated in the main street of Brize Norton. The property dates from circa the 17th century and is Grade II listed. The property has gas fired central heating, and has been updated accordingly over the years.
New flooring has been installed to the ground floor and fire regulation equipment has been installed including smoke detectors and emergency lighting. The landlord has recently redecorated the outside and replaced many windows.
The main entrance has a half Georgian glazed wooden door leading into small hallway.
To the immediate left are double glass doors that lead directly into the guest's breakfast room, and main bar/reception desk. To the right through the hallway are two further double frosted Georgian glass style doors that lead into the owner's private accommodation area.
Stairs directly ahead of main door lead to the first and second floor letting rooms.
Ground - Private accommodation:
The living room features exposed stone walls, an electric coal effect fire, bay window and beamed ceiling.
A laminated wooden-effect floor has recently been laid and the room has been freshly decorated.
Double sized bedroom:
The double bedroom is of a generous size and is fitted with a built in walk-in wardrobe.
Inner Hall - leading to the bathroom, which includes both a bath and shower.
Ground - Breakfast Room (used by residents), Laundry Room.
The breakfast room is tailored for 8 covers with exposed stone walls, exposed beams and a bar area which is currently used for storage, office use and reception area. It is fitted with shelving.
The laundry room is fitted out with a washing machine, tumble dryer, alpha wall mounted gas boiler, shelved storage cupboard and ceiling maid.
Ground - Main Kitchen:
The kitchen has been extensively fitted with a range of floor and wall units, Single bowl sink with drainer, gas hob and gas double oven, Pine wall unit and dishwasher. A door leads to external covered patio area and garden
Ground - Freezer room:
Small room off the side of kitchen, houses a freezer unit and a refrigerator, also used for storage.
The first floor contains a landing area with large storage cupboard
Letting room 1 - Twin bedded room with built in wardrobe, feature fireplace. En suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Letting room 2 - Twin bedded room, with feature fireplace. En suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. This room could also be let as a double and has all the necessary bedding.
The second floor contains a landing area with large linen cupboard.
Letting Room 3 - Double bedded room with small built-in wardrobe, En suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Letting Room 4 - Single bedded room with small built-in wardrobe, En suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. This room has a new floor and both the room and shower room have been recently decorated.
The single room and double room beds and mattresses have been renewed by the present owner, along with bedding and towels.
The exterior of the premises has parking for approximately 6 vehicles.
Enclosed Garden - delightful enclosed garden with summer house for the owners to enjoy. The garden has a covered paved patio area from the back door.