Large Holiday Let - Former Hotel - Bideford


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Impressive 10 Bedroomed Riverside Property with Formal Gardens - Former Hotel Currently Operated as a Large Holiday Let

  • 10 en suite letting bedrooms, many with riverside views and balconies
  • New kitchen / diner renovation in 2021 with additional snug diner and children’s lounge
  • Many period features including stained glass windows, bay window, ceiling roses, fireplaces, timber wainscotting
  • Former Hotel / B&B, suitable for a wide variety of uses including private residence subject to planning permission
  • Well maintained formal grounds overlooking River Torridge, with 8 seater garden pod with heating and electric
  • Available as going concern holiday let




Tiled entrance porch with feature original stained glass door into open hall with reception desk.  The lounge provides twin aspect with wood burner, former hotel bar, pool table, two bay windows and patio doors leading to the side terrace.  The former restaurant was renovated in 2021 to create a large feature kitchen / diner with river views.  It provides modern space with underfloor heating, central island, twin larder fridges and twin range ovens.  Adjoining the kitchen / diner is a children’s lounge and a separate snug dining area with bespoke fitted table and seating.  The former commercial kitchen is still in situ and could be utilised for further living space, cinema room etc.  Other areas at ground floor include dry store, laundry room, utility room, ladies and gents toilets.



10 en suite bedrooms, all suitable as double / twin rooms with many having riverside or garden views and 3 having river facing balconies.  All furnishings are included throughout the property including the bedrooms.



The property is approached from a private driveway with the entrance bringing guests past the front of the property, overlooking the gardens, to the side car park.  The gentle sloping gardens provide a mixture of mature trees and shrubs with lawned garden, gravelled pathways and pond with feature bridge.  Siting in an elevated position at the top of the formal gardens is an 8 seater garden pod with heating and electric.  To the rear of the property is further a lawned area with an abundance of wild flowers.

Commercial Funding

Having been in the trade for many years we have established good connections in the finance sector. Our association with these Banks and Commercial Brokers mean that we are able to offer you introductions to competitive finance packages, for a new purchase or refinance purposes alike. Whether it is initial advice on your likely purchase level or if you are at the point of making an offer, you will often be able to achieve preferential rates, possibly saving you thousands of pounds. Please call for more information.

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By strict appointment through the selling Agents, JD Commercial, 42 Ridgeway Drive, Bideford, North Devon. EX39 1TW
TEL: (01237) 424053 / 07868 846357 E-MAIL: [email protected]


Located on the banks of the river Torridge, on the edge of the village of Northam, the historic town of Bideford is just one mile south.  The property also provides easy access to the A39 North Devon Link Road for those wishing to explore the local area and its wide variety of attractions from walking on Exmoor, to beaches, golf courses and shoots.


Set within approximately 1 acre of its own grounds and formal gardens, the property was originally constructed in the Victorian era as a gentleman’s residence overlooking the river Torridge, and it retains many of the original period features.  In more recent times the property has been utilised as a Country House style hotel as well as a Bed and Breakfast and could do so again, subject to planning permission.  Currently the property has consent for holiday letting, granted in April 2020 (planning application number 1/0117/2020/FUL).  In 2021 the former hotel dining room and staff quarters were renovated and converted to a feature kitchen / diner with adjoining snug dining area and children’s lounge.  The former hotel bar was converted to a large lounge with wood burner and patio doors leading to a side terrace seating area, whilst also still retaining the original bar servery.  The 10 en-suite bedrooms are located on the first and second floors of this substantial three storey premises, with many having riverside or garden views and / or balconies.  Many period features remain throughout the property including stained glass windows, original doors, ceiling coving, cornicing and roses, fireplaces, dado rails and timber wainscotting.  The majority of the grounds are to the front of the hotel and comprise of formal gardens, majority laid to lawn as well as a pond, feature bridge and an elevated garden pod with both garden and riverside views.  The glazed pod has seating for 8 as well as heating and electric. 


Our clients are inviting offers for the Freehold interest. 


Having previously been a hotel and B&B the property is now operated as a large holiday let with turnover for yearend 2021 being £150,000 gross (May-Jan), with plenty of advanced bookings already received 2022 is expected to show a turnover of nearer £200,000 gross.  The currents owners let through a self catering marketing and booking agency.


The property is sold with an inventory of trade fixtures, fittings and equipment.


Please contact the agents for a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate and Recommendation Report.