Award-winning boutique bed and breakfast with eye-catching interior up for sale

A ‘bespoke’ bed and breakfast for sale in Somerset – with striking interiors in a stunning location.

Operating as a B&B since 2012, Swain House in Watchet has an ‘excellent reputation’ for providing a quality experience in the historic port city.

In recent years, Swain House has been included in the Michelin Guide and has been awarded the Silver prize for Best B&B in Bristol, Bath and Somerset for the last two years.

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Now for sale at £350,000, marketed by Wilkie May and Tuckwood, it offers a unique opportunity to offer a family a complete lifestyle change.

The property has original features, four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and a high level of interior design.

The bedrooms have striking large murals of historical characters on the walls, touching on the historical nature of Watchet.

Its interior is certainly a far cry from the usual B&B setup and pushes the boat out.

One of the bedrooms in Swain House
One of the bedrooms in Swain House

The property is sold vacant or as a going concern for an additional premium.

In detail it says: “Conveniently located just 100 meters from the town’s marina and the historic West Somerset Steam Railway Line, the property would suit a couple or family looking for a change of lifestyle and wishing to do things for themselves working for myself whilst continuing the good work of the company established business and earning a comfortable income, living on the West Somerset coast and having access to miles of stunning countryside including the hills of Quantock, Brendon and Exmoor.”

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Not only is the B&B for sale, but the 2/3 bedroom cottage next door is also owned by the owners and could be purchased for £230,000.

Anyone can imagine the comfort of having an income from a B&B right next door.

The B&B was extensively renovated in 2012 and the property was enhanced with flagstone floors, large original windows, cast iron fireplaces and many bay windows.

Not only that, the bathrooms are excellently equipped, including large bathtubs and showers.

Watchet Harbour
Watchet Harbour

The property certainly has everything you could want – plus a few charming extras you might not know you wanted.

All in the ancient port town of Watchet, which has a colorful maritime history stretching back over two thousand years.

Nestled between Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills, it’s hard to believe that the M5 is only half an hour away, with easy access to Bristol and its international airport.

21st Century Watchet still has all the charm of yesteryear while offering the conveniences essential to modern life, including; a post office, opticians, hairdressers, butchers, convenience stores and a variety of quirky antique, gift and art shops, as well as a popular deli, three cafes, a number of pubs, bed and breakfasts, two museums, a primary school and a doctor’s surgery.

Watchet Harbor’s waterfront and marina are notable area attractions.

To learn more about the property, visit Rightmove here.


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