A unique & stylish Edwardian property of fine stature with good design, elegance and charm. It is in a fantastic prime position in Bude only a short walk to the coastline and town with some sea views in the distance. Built in red brick with attractive mature, landscaped gardens framing, it is currently run as a self catering, backpackers retreat with 9/12 letting bedrooms and 3 extra guest or hobby rooms (some en suite facilities), owners accommodation and communal reception rooms. It retains some original features and has great potential as it is currently operated. With some adaptations & improvements it could, alternatively, be run as a bed and breakfast or a MAGNIFICENT FAMILY HOME!!. Off road car parking. Potentially there may also be a building plot! --- OFFERS INVITED----
Property Location - The property is located within walking distance of Bude Town centre and the beaches. Located in a popular residential area close to the Primary and Secondary schools.
Property Frontage - Set back from the road balanced well in its plot with mature gardens surrounding and a car park area. A walled and hedged boundary fronts and a pathway leads to the front door with honeysuckle around.
Parking - There is a tarmacked parking area for several guests and for the owner .
Entrance Porch - Welcome! A large solid wood door welcomes you in to a spacious entrance porch with brick shape quarry tiled flooring and exposed brick work. From here is a second entrance through a wooden panel frame with lead work glazing taking you into the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall - The entrance hall is spacious with doors leading off to the dining room and sitting room. Parquet flooring throughout. A further door leads to the Main Hallway.
Sitting Room - An elegant room with dual aspect with a window out towards the front through the sun room and a bay to the side aspect. A wooden fireplace surround in white with shiny seaside blue tiles and a pewter effect fireplace takes centre stage with an arched recess to the side. Double doors lead out to the sun room and a further door leads out to the guest en suite bedroom. Radiator heating.
Sun Room - The sun room is to the front of the property.
Dining Room - The dining room is of good proportion with space for several dining tables. Light floods in from a window to the side and a large bay to the front. There is tall fireplace to one end and a corner area has been designated as a tea making area with storage cupboards and a sink with fresh water and mixer tap. A door leads off to the side lobby .
Main Hall & Stairwell - A grand hallway with an elegant, carved staircase leading up. There is a brick fireplace with a quarry tiled hearth and parquet flooring. In one corner is the lift shaft in a boxed in area. Radiator heating. Doors lead off to the side lobby and cloak room area.
Cloakroom Area/Wc - A useful space with coat hanging space leading to a WC in the under stairs void. A further door leads from the cloak room area to the rear hall.
Side Lobby - Doors lead off to the bathroom and kitchen.
Bathroom - The bathroom has a bath with mixer tap, WC and sink in white. There is a built in cupboard and radiator heating.
Kitchen - The kitchen is shared by the guests and the owners. There are high gloss white wall and base units and the two sinks are under the window facing out to the side aspect set in granite effect work surfaces. There is space for three upright fridge freezers and two electric cookers. Quarry tile flooring. A door leads off to the rear lobby.
Rear Lobby - The rear lobby has doors off to the laundry room, pantry and rear hall.
Laundry Room - The laundry room has a 'Worcester' boiler and combo inverted water heater. There are wall and base units to echo the kitchen units and there is a stainless steel sink with drainer with tiled splash back. There is also space for a commercial drier and washing machine.
Pantry - A very useful shelved area.
Rear Hall - The rear hall leads to the owners quarters and a door leads out to the games room and office with store and also to the cloakroom area.
Store - A useful store room.
Games Room - The games room currently with pin ball machine and darts board etc but its usage is flexible. It has a brick fireplace and decorative ceiling rose. There are two attractive round windows facing out. A door leads into the office.
Office - The reception office adorned with postcards from happy guests is the centre of the business where all the bookings come in and guests arrive. There are windows to three sides and built in store cupboards. Telephone point and electric wall heating. Tiled flooring and a door leads out to the guests outdoor decked area.
Guest Bedroom/Ensuite - The guest bedroom has an en suite shower room with WC.
Owners Accommodation - The owners accommodation was previously the garage and is laid out with a utility area, wet room, bedroom and conservatory.
Utility - Current owners have created a utility area with microwave, fridge, plumbing for a washing machine and from here a door leads to the wet room and bedroom.
Wet Room - A walk in wet room with a mains fed shower with tiled walls, WC and was hand basin. An obscure glazed window faces out and there is radiator heating.
Owners Bedroom - It is a large room with space for wardrobes and even a sofa. A window faces out to the front and doors lead into the conservatory. TV, telephone point & spot lighting.
Conservatory - There is radiator heating so it is useable all year round and in the summer it is perfectly placed with doors leading out to a sun patio. It overlooks the owners private garden area.
Owners Private Garden. - There is a sun patio and a large lawned garden with mature trees and two garden sheds. It offers privacy from guests in a tucked away position.
First Floor - Stairs lead up from the main hallway up to a galleried landing with two other landing areas off leading to various bedrooms.
Side Landing - The side landing has doors off to bedrooms 8 & 9 and continues to a fire exit door with a staircase down the outside of the buildings.
Bedroom 8 - This is a double bedroom (laid out with a double bed) with a window out to the garden and to the sea beyond. Wash hand basin. There is an en suite WC room and built in wardrobe. Radiator heating.
Bedroom 9 - A double bedroom (laid out with two sets of bunk beds). Radiator heating a window facing over the garden and Bude to the sea beyond. Wash hand basin.
Main Landing - The main landing is where the lift arrives and is quite spacious with doors off to bedrooms 2 to 7. A further stairway leads up to the second floor.
Bedroom 2 - Bedroom two is a double bedroom ( laid out as a double) with a window overlooking the side of the property . Wash hand basin and en suite WC. Radiator heating.
Bedroom 3 - A single bedroom (laid out with a bunk bed) with a view to the side aspect. Wash hand basin and en suite WC. Radiator heating.
Bedroom 4 - A double bedroom (laid out as a double ) with a window overlooking the front garden. En suite WC and wash hand basin. Radiator heating.
Bedroom 5 - A spacious room (laid out with a bunk bed and single) overlooking the front of the property with a wash hand basin and radiator heating.
Bedroom 6 - A double bedroom (laid out with two sets of bunks) with a window with a sea glimpse. It has an en suite WC and radiator heating.
Bedroom 7 - A double bedroom (laid out with two sets of bunk beds). Wash hand basin and radiator heating. There is a bit of a sea view.
Part Way Landing - A part way landing leads to the three communal shower rooms and bedroom 1.
Shower Room 1 - This shower room has a shower cubicle with a 'Mira' shower with tiled splash back and tiled flooring.
Shower Room 2 - The second shower room has a shower cubicle with a 'Triton Agio' shower, wash hand basin and WC with tiled splash back. An obscure glazed window faces out.
Shower Room 3 - A spacious shower room with a shower cubicle housing a 'Mira' shower with tiled splash back. Loft access .
Bedroom 1 - A spacious room (laid out as two set of bunks). It benefits from a built in cupboard. Radiator heating.
Stairwell To Second Floor - Stairs lead up to the second floor. There is a landing area with doors off to the shared bathroom and bedroom 11 & 12.
Bedroom 11 - A good sized room with another open room off providing further accommodation (laid out with three single beds, bunk and a further single bed). There is a window out in both parts facing out. Angular ceiling and a pitched roof.
Shower Room - There is a shower room with a shower cubicle with a 'Triton T70Si' electric shower. The sink has a triton water heater and cold tap over with part tiled splash back. Radiator heating.
Bedroom 10 - A double bedroom (laid out with two single beds and two sets of bunk beds) with sea views over Bude.
Garden - There is a mature garden wrapping around the property to two sides with a car parking area to another. It is lawned with planted borders and a large attractive cedar tree. There is a sun patio for guests by the office and they have full use of the garden here including an area to dry washing and a store area for surf boards under the fire escape. In addition there is the owners garden which is fenced and private. It extends with a good sized lawned area, mature apple, pear, plum trees and a large fig tree. There are also mature beds adding to the look and two sheds, one block and one timber. A large sun terrace abuts the conservatory.
Potential Plot - There is the possibility of creating a separate dwelling if the owners accommodation were removed to form a plot with its own access. It would need to be applied for and consented to subject to building regs and planning permissions.
Sea View - From some of the upstairs rooms there is a sea view!
Agents Notes - The lift shaft and the fireplaces are currently not in use and would need to be checked for safety and to meet any necessary regulations.
The property is currently run as a business and so change of use would need to be considered, if necessary, for residential purposes.
The potential of a plot would be subject to planning and building regulation and any local covenants and restrictions.
At the asking price the property will be furnished minus personal effects.
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