Boutique B&B in Weston-super-Mare purchased by new owner
Specialist commercial finance broker, Christie Finance has supported their client, Maria Davis, on the purchase of Bella Vista Hotel, a boutique bed & breakfast in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. The property was sold by specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co.
The guesthouse operates from an attractive period building and comprises eight en suite guest bedrooms, which have all been fully renovated within the last five years and some offering direct sea views, a dining room, and fully fitted kitchen.
Situated on a quiet residential street minutes away from the beach, Bella Vista is ideally located to provide an accessible and relaxing stay in the heart of the town. Having built up a strong reputation with locals and further afield, the hotel has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for five years running, a gold award from the Approved Family Friendly organisation and an Award of Excellence from Booking.com.
A bustling seaside resort, Weston-Super-Mare is very popular with tourists and benefits from strong seasonal trade, capitalising on the visitors drawn to the thriving Somerset coast.
New owner of the Bella Vista hotel, Maria Davis, has over 20 years’ experience operating her own catering business, supplying to both private and corporate clients. Maria is relocating to the area to live on site at the hotel, operating the business with the support of her daughter who will begin working on a part time basis. The hotel is currently not in operation for four months of the year however, Maria intends on opening the business all year round.
Maria Davis shares her experience working with Christie Finance “Jimmy Johns worked tirelessly to obtain my business mortgage. Without his hard work and dedication, I would not be in this beautiful place - Bella Vista Hotel, Weston-super-Mare. He has helped me achieve my dream of owning my own bed and breakfast, thank you Jimmy.”
Jimmy Johns, Finance Consultant at Christie Finance worked with Maria to arrange funding. He comments “It has been a pleasure working with Maria to purchase the Bella Vista Hotel. The hotel has been well maintained by the current owners, enjoying a prominent location within walking distant from the seafront. Maria has the desired transferable skills and experience to grow the business and take it forward. I wish Maria the best of luck on her new business venture.”