Retirement sparks ‘reluctant’ sale of holiday business in Beer

EDN adRetirement has prompted the ‘reluctant sale’ of a holiday home business a short walk from the beach at Beer after 17 years in the same hands.

The freehold sale of end-of-terrace five-bedroom Belmont House, in Dolphin Road, Beer, is on the market with offers in excess of £450,000.

Stonesmith estate agents, selling the property, said: “The sale of Belmont House is reluctantly offered for sale due to retirement.

“Potential exists to re-establish Belmont House as a thriving bed and breakfast business and there is also the opportunity to continue letting Belmont House on a room only/ holiday let basis.

“Our client does not envisage any issues with re-establishing the lucrative bed and breakfast trade, especially by making use of the various online accommodation booking websites, as there are only five bed-and-breakfasts in Beer and there is a considerable demand for guest accommodation in the village.”


The holiday accommodation’s Blue Room


The dining room at the property.

The estate agents said the property is thought to date back around 200 years and is built from Beer stone with a pitched roof.

It is described as having five en-suite double bedrooms, a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom.

Outside, to the front of the property, is a small terrace with a seating area and to the rear is an enclosed gravel garden with a timber beach hut.


The patio area.


Belmont House, Beer

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