Price Offers around £750,000
Style Hotel/B&B
EPC Rating D93
Status For sale
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Well Established 9-Bedroom Bed and Breakfast Business with Licensed Restaurant, Self-Catering Cottage and attached Cottage

We are delighted to offer for sale this established business with a 9-bedroom bed & breakfast premises and two 3-bedroom cottages, set on a generous site of approximately 2 acres at the foot of the Mourne Mountains and on the edge of the beautiful seaside resort of Newcastle.

Price: We are instructed to invite offers for the freehold premises, alcohol licence, fixtures, fittings and goodwill.

Newcastle is undoubtedly one of Northern Ireland’s most popular seaside resorts with the world famous Mountains of Mourne, Royal County Down Golf Course and a variety of leisure facilities and restaurants.

Location and Description
The Briers Country House was purchased by the current owner in 2014 and has been in operation as a guest house for many years. Since the current proprietor took ownership, the premises have undergone a total makeover, with substantial renovations along with replacement of fixtures, fittings and equipment.

The accommodation within The Briers includes reception area, guest sitting room, dining room, commercial kitchen with ancillary storage and nine en-suite bedrooms over two floors, four of which are deluxe.

The business benefits from a alcohol licence, which will be transferred to the new owner, and is a registered 3-star bed and breakfast with the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.

The business also benefits from a luxury three bedroom self-catering cottage, “Annie’s Cottage”, which is registered with the NITB as 4 star holiday accommodation. There is also a 3 bedroom attached cottage which is currently occupied by the owner

Set on a mature and spacious site with ample car parking and delightful landscaped gardens, this profitable business also offers potential for further business growth.

The property is located a short distance from Tollymore Forest Park, setting for the renowned Games of Thrones TV series.

Fixtures And Fittings
The bed and breakfast and self catering cottage is fully equipped and an inventory of fixtures, fittings and equipment included in the sale will be provided when a sale has been agreed.

The three properties benefit from oil fired heating systems. ‘The Briers’ benefits from a commercial Wifi hard-wired network throughout the property and a fire alarm system.

Financial Accounts
Further information in respect of yearly accounts will be provided to genuinely interested parties upon request.

Structure of Sale
The sale will include all the business’s tangible and intangible assets, including all buildings, furniture, fixtures, fittings and equipment owned by the business and customary to the normal operation of the business; the transferable alcohol licence; the goodwill of the business and other intangible assets (ie business name, logo, website, Facebook page, Twitter account and other intellectual property).

Strictly by appointment with Selling Agent.

Accommodation Details
‘The Briers’ - Bed and Breakfast accommodation (over two floors) comprises:

Entrance Porch
Glazed entrance door, tiled flooring, glazed doors leading to reception area.

Reception Area
15’0” x 14’0” (4.57m x 4.27m) - Reception counter, tiled flooring, cloakroom.

Guest Sitting Room
14’6” x 13’0” (4.37m x 3.96m) - Feature random stone wall, PVC glazed double doors to front.

The above accommodation is part of the original cottage on the site, which dates back to the 1800’s, and the feature stone wall in the Sitting Room is an original wall of the cottage.

16’0” x 13’0” (4.87m x 3.96m) - Commercial kitchen including double oven / 8 ring cooker, Salamander grill, large extractor fan, dishwasher, American-style fridge freezer, 2 fridges, ample worktop space and cupboards.

Store Room off
9’0” x 9’0” (2.74m x 2.74m) - Fitted storage cupboards, staff WC.

27’0” x 23’0” (8.22m x 7.01m) - Glazed double doors from hallway, feature brick fireplace, glazed double doors to patio and gardens.

Bar Area off
Fitted bar counter, drinks storage cupboard.

Laundry Room
10’0” x 8’0” 3.04m x 2.43m) - Fully plumbed, fitted shelving.

Ground Floor:
2 Deluxe Family Ensuite Bedrooms - both with disabled access and patio doors.
First Floor:
• 2 Deluxe Double Ensuite Rooms (above Reception).

Driveway leading to large car parking and amenity area, outbuildings and spacious landscaped gardens.

OWNER'S COTTAGE - Accommodation comprises:

Living Room
18’0” x 15’0” (5.48m x 4.57m) - Feature random stone fireplace, Oak flooring, fitted shelving, glazed double doors to conservatory

12’0” x 10’0” (3.66m x 3.04m) - Glazed door to rear garden, open plan to kitchen.

12’0” x 7’0” (3.66m x 2.13m) - Range of high and low level units, laminate work surfaces with stainless steel bowl, ‘Hotpoint’ double oven, gas hob, integrated dishwasher, part tiled walls.

No. 1 Bedroom
16’0” x 13’0” (4.87m x 3.96m) - Fitted robes.

No. 2 Bedroom
13’0” x 11’0” (3.96m x 3.35m)

No. 3 Bedroom
13’0” x 11’0” (3.96m x 3.35m) - Fitted storage.

White suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, vanity unit and WC, part tiled walls airing cupboard.

'ANNIE'S COTTAGE' - Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor:

Entrance Hall
Glazed door, tiled flooring, storage cupboard.

Wash hand basin and WC.

Living Room
18’0” x 13’6” (5.48m x 4.11m) - Feature brick fireplace, laminate wood flooring, recessed spot lighting.

18’0” x 11’0” (5.58m x 3.35m) - Range of high and low level units, laminate work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit, oven, hob and extractor canopy, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer, part tiled walls, tiled flooring.
No. 1 Bedroom
14’6” x 13’0” (4.4m x 3.96m) - Ensuite Shower room and Dressing Room.

Luxury white suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC, chrome wall radiator, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, recessed spot lighting,

First Floor:

No. 2 Bedroom
15’0” x 12’0” (4.57m x 3.65m) - Eaves storage.

No. 3 Bedroom
14’0” x 11’0” (4.26m x 3.35m) - Built-in storage cupboard.

PLEASE NOTE: Any measurements quoted are approximate and are for general guidance only. Any fixtures, fittings, services, heating systems, appliances or installations referred to in these particulars have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs have been produced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included with the property.

These particulars were prepared following an initial inspection of the property and the descriptive comment are the opinion of Linsday Graham Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents at that time. Whilst believed to be accurate, they are set out for guidance only and do not constitute and part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection of otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in the employment of Lindsay Graham Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents has the authority to give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

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