Successful Gite/B&B business with beautiful mountain views – between Mediterranean coast and mountains!, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie
This established gitebusinessoffers flexible accommodation of 14 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, beautifully presented in excellent condition throughout.
The property includes:
- A substantial principal house with 5 en-suite B&B / chambres d’hotes rooms
- An independent 2-bedroom apartment newly re-furbished throughout
- An independent 5-bedroom apartment with stunning views from all windows
- A detached, character 1-bedroom stone gite with private terrace over-looking swimming pool to the mountains beyond
- A detached, larger 1-bedroom gite with a large, private terrace offering stunning mountain views across the valley
- Flexible accommodation that can be let as individual units, or take groups of up to 30 people
The property has an overall 3* rating (many 4* features) with the Office de Tourisme and will be sold fully furnished and equipped to this level.
The five gites/apartments are all fully independent and kitchens all have microwave, fridge-freezer and dish-washer. In addition to this, the large central kitchen is fully equipped to cater for up to 30 people with 2 hobs, 2 ovens, 2 fridges and 2 dish-washers.
The “grand salon” is a versatile reception room of nearly 40m². It includes a 75" television and 5m film screen and projector with sound system. There is also a games room with pool table and table football, a dining room, an ironing/linen storage room and a well-equipped gym.
The current owners have established a thriving business with an excellent reputation: 5* on TripAdvisor and 9.6 on Booking.com. They offer a specialised service to large groups of 3-generation families, groups of friends or sports/mountaineering clubs. The accommodation is extremely flexible and can cater for groups of any size from individuals to 30 people. In between large “Exclusive Use” bookings, the gites are let individually, combined with B&B / chambres d’hotes.
The current owners have chosen to run the property simply as a husband and wife team with only very occasional help for whole-house changeovers. There is enormous scope for further expansion to develop organised group holidays such as retreats and special interest breaks (painting, walking, boot-camps, yoga etc.) or corporate events. There is also huge potential to tap into the extremely lucrative wedding market. The building was originally operated as a hotel and restaurant which could presumably be re-instated if desired.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a complete lifestyle change in a beautiful part of the world. It was fully booked for summer 2022 and already has substantial bookings for 2023 and 2024. The property has the potential to generate significant income - further financial information and certified accounts available if seriously interested after visiting. A genuine turn-key business - retirement/ill health forces sale.