The Leconfield, 85 Leeson Road, PO38 1PU

Guest House / Hotel for sale


Fantastic business opportunity with superb owner's accommodation. The Leconfield offers luxury accommodation with many of the rooms having panoramic sea views. Meals are served from the Seascape dining room which has spectacular views out to the Channel.

Located on Leeson Road in Bonchurch on an elevated site with wide ranging views out over the Channel.

Bonchuch is situated on the south side of the Island and enjoys the famous Ventnor microclimate.
Fantastic business opportunity with superb owner's accommodation. The Leconfield offers luxury accommodation with many of the rooms having panoramic sea views. Meals are served from the Seascape dining room which has spectacular views out to the Channel.

The Leconfield was originally built around 1870 in this superb location and is now run as a business with luxury letting rooms and serving high quality food from the Seascape dining room, having gained an AA Rosette for the standard of its food. Many of the rooms have panoramic sea views as does the dining room. The property enjoys excellent owner's accommodation.

The current owners have run the business for the past 11 years and have brought the property up to its current high standard. New owners could continue running this successful business as it is, alternatively there is the possibility to explore further business opportunities including running a restaurant from this stunning site. Alternatively the property could be viewed as a 'home with an income' for those wanting a lifestyle business. The accommodation could cater for more than one generation of a family if required.

Entrance from the driveway through the porch to the hallway. Doors from the hallway to dining room, lounge, office and cloakroom. Lounge with range of soft seating, working and ornamental fireplaces, door to garden room with sea views. This room acts as an extension to the Seascape dining room providing additional seating when required. Seascape dining room with sea views and catering for in excess of 30 covers. Enclosed dispensing bar with fridges, range of optics, wine racks and glass washer.

The laundry room, stores and boilers are also situated on the ground floor as is the kitchen with a wide range of commercial catering equipment, extractor and stainless steel work surfaces. There are washing up and preparation areas within the kitchen.

The letting accommodation consists of 11 units, some of which are suites

Ground Floor

Dolphin with twin beds and en suite with shower. Pool and sea views. French doors to terrace.

Boardwalk Suite twin or super king double, private courtyard with seating, two en suites, one with bath and one with shower, sitting room with sofa bed, doors to terrace and pool area.

Coral Reef with direct access from allocated parking close to the entrance. King size double or twin. En suite with twin sinks, bath and shower.

First Floor

Atlantic, king size double or twin with sea views. En suite with shower.

Mermaid, double. En suite with shower.

Admiral Suite, super king double or twin, sea views, private balcony. En suite with shower and twin sinks, separate dressing room with free standing bath.

Captains Bridge Suite, four poster king size bed, sea views, private balcony, en suite with twin sinks, shower and bath.

Walkway to:

Seahorse. Suite with four poster bed, en suite with twin sinks, shower and bath. Separate dressing room.

Nemo. Double , en suite with shower.

Outside stairs up to:

Lighthouse. Twin, en suite with shower.

Sandcastle. Four poster king size double, en suite with shower.

These four rooms also have direct access from the car park at the rear of the building.

Owner's Accommodation

Double bedroom, two bathrooms (one with shower and bath and one with shower). Bedroom/ work room with stairs up to further bedroom with direct access to car park. Fitted kitchen leading to lounge with Juliet balcony, sea views. Utility area. Private decked area. Private entrance from car park.

Gardens to the front and rear of the property enjoying magnificent sea views.

Ample parking to the rear of the property.

Outdoor heated pool and terraced seating area.

The Leconfield is situated close to many local footpaths both over the downs and down to the coast while the Island bus service can be picked up from the bottom of the driveway.

Sale to include fixtures, fittings and goodwill.

Please visit our client’s own web site for further details:

Our Clients are asking £995,000 for the Fixtures, Fittings, Goodwill and freehold.
All viewings to be arranged via HRD Commercial. 01983 527727.

Agents Notes Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in working order. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied upon as statements or representation of fact nor is it intended to form any part of any contract.

Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any point of particular importance, please contact the office who will be pleased to clarify the information.

Floor plans are a schematic and are for guidance only. All measurements are approximate. Please note that if our photographs depict the property in a furnished condition, on completion all furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being included in the sale.

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