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Barclay House Hotel, Looe, Cornwall

Hotel for sale


£599,950 Guide price


A delightful period hotel comprising 11 Letting rooms, a 65 cover restaurant, guests lounge & Licensed bar with terraces and gardens overlooking Looe river.


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Barclay House Hotel is situated in an elevated position on the edge of the village of Looe on the main route to Plymouth. Looe itself boasts an array of national and niche retailers and is centred around a pretty, bustling harbour. Looe is widely acknowledged as one of Cornwall’s most popular holiday destinations enjoying good levels of year round visitor numbers with the obvious peak during the summer months. The city of Plymouth is approximately 15 miles distant and boasts a further array of shopping and entertainment opportunities with a ferry terminal to France and Spain as well as a mainline rail link to London Paddington.


Electric doors give access to the entrance lobby with a reception desk file store and office with an attractive staircase to the right hand side and the bar and guests lounge to the left. At the end of the hallway is the restaurant with covers for between 65 and 80 diners. Behind the restaurant is a comprehensively equipped kitchen, cold store, pantry, laundry room and bin store. Also located on the ground floor is the manager’s office and customer WCs.

Schedule Of Accommodation

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)


The bedrooms are situated over the first and second floors and compromise 9 Twin/ Doubles,1 Single and a Family suite with Double and Twin bedrooms plus a private sitting room.

Prospective purchasers may consider the family suite as being suitable for use as owners/managers accommodation.

All of the rooms are en suite with central heating, direct dial telephones, Wi-Fi, Freeview TVs, tea and coffee making facilities

and hairdryers. The majority of the rooms enjoy views across the river and surrounding countryside.

For further images and to check the tariffs for the forthcoming season, please visit our client’s website

The hotel is currently being run under management with the assistance of several experienced full and part-time employees.

Accounting information, Budgets and Financial Projections will be made available to prospective purchasers following a viewing appointment in the normal manner.


The hotel sits in established grounds with a sweeping driveway giving access to the main car park with ancillary parking below. A terrace runs the width of the property, which in turn gives access to a level area of lawn, which is suitable for the positioning of a marquee, with a thatched gazebo beside which is often used for wedding ceremonies. Directly behind this area is the heated outside swimming pool.

The remainder of the grounds are made of up woodland which provides a stunning backdrop to the Hotel with a vegetable garden and large machinery store. In addition there are woodland walks and a child’s play area.


All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.


The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band (C).


An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.


To be taken at valuation.

Premises Licence:

We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of liquor for consumption on and off the premises.


We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171.


Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Agent’s Notes:

Miller Commercial are also acting on behalf of the vendors with regard to the disposal of seven adjoining holiday cottages, and a detached 4 bedroomed house on the entrance driveway which are available by separate negotiation.

Our client is also willing to offer a private finance facility should this be required.

For any further information relating to the above points please contact Paul Collins on 01872 247029.


From the A38 at Plymouth follow the signs to Liskeard over the Tamar Bridge. At the Trerulefoot Roundabout turn left following signs to Looe. On entering Looe and shortly before the main road by the river, Barclay House Hotel is easily identified on the left hand side.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

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