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  • Listing ID: 1924451

Offers Considered New Forest B&B In National Park For Sale

New Forest, Hampshire
  • £799,000
  • (Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included)
Turnover:
£81,802
Net Profit:
Available on request


Business Description

Open to Offers

Twin Oaks B&B has a unique customer base, in that it offers a bespoke service for cruise passengers joining their ships at Southampton cruise terminal.
Stay - 4star Accommodation/breakfast. Park - parking whilst on cruise and Transfer - arranges transport to and from the terminal.
This aspect of the business has attributed to the increase in demand over the past 10 years and there is now capacity to take this to another level. This accounts for approximately 70% of the business, which is an established all year round customer base and is set in the beautiful New Forest.and National Park.

The remaining 30% of the business is normal Bed and Breakfast type clientele to the New Forest.

The current owners choose to close for 10 weeks holiday each year (including 4 summer weeks) so there is huge potential to grow the business even further.

There are 6 letting bedrooms (all en-suite) and completely separate owners' accommodation, comprising double bedroom with en-suite, triple aspect sitting room, separate dining room and an attractive private rear garden. (There is also lapsed planning permission to extend this property providing three extra rooms - part of this work has already been completed).

The house was extensively modernised and totally refurbished in 2007/08, without loosing any of its characterful charm. The guest lounge area benefits from a inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed oak beams. There is generous off road parking and within a short distance good access to main A roads, motorway and railway stations. Opposite the Guest House there is a beautiful 12th century thatched restaurant with an excellent reputation for good food, which Guests find beneficial. A beautiful location with excellent walks into the Forest where New Forest ponies roam free.

Due to a generous marketing spend in previous years, the customer base is well established with pre-bookings up to 2019 with deposits. Twin Oaks Guest House has a good reputation for providing a quality service as follows - Registered with Visit Britain (4 star silver accolade B&B rating), Trip Advisor Excellence Awards 2012/13/14/15/16/17, Food Hygiene 5 star and registered member of the New Forest Tourist Association. On average 58% is repeat business from a loyal customer base, such is the present reputation, which has built over the past 10 years and excellent reviews also attribute to its success.

TWIN OAKS GUEST HOUSE comprises -

• Detached House set in approx. third of an acre
• Refurbished 2007/08
• 6 Letting Rooms (all en-suite)
• Separate/private owners Accommodation
• Owners own private Garden
• Plenty of off road parking + Double Garage
• Gas Heating + Double Glazing
• Huge potential to Grow Business further

More information available upon request, please contact seller below for further details.

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Property Information

Property:
Freehold
Living Accommodation:

Generous and completely private and separated owners accommodation in addition to the Guest House accommodation.

Location:

The village of Cadnam is within the New Forest and National Park and there are excellent walks directly into the Forest from the house where the New Forest Ponies roam. It is also conveniently located for access to M27 and A31 for travel to Southampton- 10 mins/Winchester- 20 mins/London- 60 mins /Bournemouth- 30 mins and the South West. The main line railway station at Ashurst is only 10 mins drive. The village of Cadnam offers a very good choice of restaurants, pubs, grocery shops, post office and garage. There is a well regarded junior school at the neighbouring village of Bartley.

Premises Details:

Busy New Forest Bed & Breakfast. 6 letting bedrooms (all en-suite) and unusually good size completely separate owners' accommodation, comprising double bedroom with en-suite, triple aspect sitting room, separate dining room and an attractive private rear garden. The house was extensively modernised and totally refurbished in 2007/08, without loosing any of its characterful charm. The guest lounge area benefits from a inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed oak beams.

Size in square feet:
2,837
Planning Consent:

New Forest National Park Planning Authority. Application Number: 07/91861/LDCE
Recent planning permission obtained to convert garage to additional room with en-suite and store (now lapsed)

Energy Performance Rating:
C

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

There is huge potential to build on the business's success:-
1. Currently the owners choose to close for 10 weeks holiday each year (including 4 summer weeks) - this is a lifestyle choice
2. The owners also choose to buy in extra help - this too is personal choice.
3. Because of the huge investment made on marketing in the first few years of business, very little marketing now needs to be done. Enormous customer base, ready for development.
4. Recent planning permission obtained to convert garage to additional rooms with en-suite and store (now lapsed)

Reasons for selling:

Owners ready to retire. Good time to sell flourishing business.

Employees:
None
Years established:
10 years with current owners. Twin Oaks Guest House has been a Guest House for over a hundred years.

Other Information

Support & training:

Support provided if required.

Website:
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Energy Performance Certificate:
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Home based:
This business can be run from home.

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