Character B&B and Tea Rooms property located in popular historic Cerne Abbas.
A character Grade II listed two storey mid-terrace property of brick construction with rendered and painted elevations under a pitched slate roof. We understand the property which was formerly a shop known as "The Singing Kettle", dates back to the early 19th century. The entire plot extends to approximately 0.06 acres. We understand the Gross Internal Area of the property including outbuildings is 213 m2 (2,292 sq ft).
The Tea Rooms occupy part of the ground floor providing a characterful open plan area with up to 26 customer seats which benefits from dual access from Long Street and via the rear garden. Ancillary ground floor space includes a trade kitchen with open pass and utility-storage area. Customer WCs are located in an external outbuilding.
Located to the rear of the property is a private garden and patio area which can be used by tearoom customers and B&B guests and is accessible from Mill Lane and a side passageway to Long Street. There is seating for approximately 45 with some areas covered and heated
Bed & Breakfast Rooms/Accommodation
Living accommodation benefits from access to the rear with the first floor comprising B&B rooms listed as 1 x en suite super king, 1 x en suite standard double and 1 x L shaped family room with 1 x separate bathroom. A good size kitchen/laundry room could be reconfigured to provide additional en suite facility or alternative room layout (subject to consents). The first floor could also be used for owner's accommodation. The second floor comprises 1 x en suite twin and 1 en suite superking double bedroom.
The present business was established in 2010. During this time it has been operated as a "lifestyle business" trading for approximately 44 weeks of the year as per the vendors' requirements. There is a genuine scope to develop the business further particularly outside of the summer months. The B&B and the rooms both have 4.5/5 Tripadvisor ratings.
Nightly B&B room tariffs are as follows (en suite 2019/20) Double £75, Superking £85 and Twin £85. Further detailed revenue information is available, although will not be warranted
Tenure & Price
The premises are held freehold. We are seeking Offers In Region of £575,000 for the freehold interest inclusive of commercial inventory. Any stock may be valued in addition
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