IMPRESSIVE AND SUBSTANTIAL GRADE II LISTED 4 STOREY VICTORIAN VILLA AND LUCRATIVE BED AND BREAKFAST BUSINESS
THE DUKE OF TAVISTOCK BED & BREAKFAST, 48 PLYMOUTH ROAD, TAVISTOCK, DEVON, PL19 8BU FREEHOLD: £845,000
Stonesmith property experts are delighted to have sold the freehold of The Duke of Tavistock Bed & Breakfast, a substantial and impressive Grade II listed Victorian Villa.
The property occupies a prominent position on the A386, Plymouth Road, overlooking the Meadowlands Park which leads down to the River Tavy, within the heart of the thriving market town of Tavistock. Tavistock is an appealing and popular ancient stannery town, set on the western fringes of Dartmoor National Park. The town offers a superb and wide range of shopping, recreational and educational amenities.
The property was built between the 1820’s and the 1840’s by the 7th Duke of Bedford, who built the Georgian and early Victorian Villas along the Plymouth Road for the gentry, professional classes and wealthy citizens of his time; it was regarded as the Champs-Élysées of Tavistock. This impressive and extremely well-appointed property has all of the features that you would expect from a period house of this style and quality, including well proportioned rooms with high ceilings, sash and stain glass windows, feature fireplaces, and original oak flooring. It has been the subject of extensive and sympathetic renovation and refurbishment in recent years.
The Duke of Tavistock Bed & Breakfast briefly comprises; Six extremely well appointed Ensuite Letting Suites with genuine potential to create a 7th suite. Reception Lounge/Office, fully equipped Breakfast Kitchen, Residents Breakfast/Dining Room, and a superior, spacious and self-contained 2 bedroom Owner’s Apartment. Externally, the property benefits from Lawned and Patio Gardens to the front, whilst to the rear is a gated Private Car Park for up to 8 vehicles, a raised Patio Seating Area and useful Storage Sheds.
Mike Phillips, Director of selling agents Stonesmith commented: “Acting on the instructions of owners Dan and Andrea Staples, we received significant interest and multiple offers, and a sale was quickly concluded. Even in these unprecedented times, there continues to be strong interest in hotels and guest houses throughout the South West.”
The freehold of The Duke of Tavistock was sold off an asking price of £845,000. Full property details of all of our properties can be found on our website: www.stonesmith.co.uk and viewings arranged by calling 01392 201262.