Guide price

Bedrooms: 10
Caythorpe House is an established Boutique Guest House situated in a prime trading position on a prominent corner site approximately 200 metres from the sea front. This is without doubt an exceptional business opportunity, with an outstanding reputation and an accolade of Awards including AA Silver, Trip Advisor and 9.8 out of 10 Reviews. On arrival, through to the guest suites and proprietors accommodation it is immaculately furnished and equipped to a high standard throughout.


4 Star AA Award since 2017.

4 Star Silver AA Award for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (inc Hall of Fame Certificate 2018), 2019, 2020.

9.8 out of 10 Traveller Review Awards 2020

It is a substantial freehold detached property and the well planned accommodation comprises 7 Boutique Guest Suites; in addition there is a 2 bedroom proprietors maisonette and a self-contained 1 bedroomed apartment, both of which we believe could be split from the main building to form an independent block, subject to planning permission. The property also benefits from 2 garage spaces and a further 6 private parking spaces.

Rarely available, this business is for sale due to retirement and having been run successfully for many years by the current owner, it has excellent revenue and profits. Audited accounts are available for genuine applicants upon request. The owners currently operate the business from May through to end of September and there is considerable scope to increase this revenue by extending the season. Full details, including booking facility, can be found on Caythorpe House is also present on Expedia the AA and Visit Dorset, although only if there is availability. The majority of the furniture, fixtures and fittings will be included in the price. A full inventory will be provided and attached to the contract in the event of a sale.


7 Boutique Guest Suites, some of which offer views of Swanage Bay.


Sitting Room 5.57m x 4.05m (18'3" x 13'3")

Dining Room 4.45m x 3.65m (14'7" x 12')

Kitchen 3.65m x 2.15m (12' x 7'1")

Utility Room 3.65m x 1.83m (12' x 6')

Linen Store 2.32m x 2m (7'7" x 6'7")

Bedroom Suite 4.28m x 2.75m (14'1" x 9')

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom Suite 2.68m x 2.4m (8'9" x 7'10")

En-Suite Shower Room


Bedroom Suite 5.83m x 4.28m (19'2" x 14'1")

Bedroom Suite 4.49m x 3.86m (14'9" x 12'8")

Bedroom Suite 4.2m x 4.05m (13'9" x 13'3")

Bedroom Suite 4.1m x 2.81m (13'5" x 9'3")

Bedroom Suite 4.05m x 2.8m (13'3" x 9'2")

Store Room 3.65m x 2.3m (12' x 7'7")


Maisonette - Living Room, Kitchen, Utility Room and 2 En-Suite Bedrooms.

First Floor

Living Room/Kitchen 5.56m max x 4.24m (18'3" max x 14'6")


Second Floor

Bedroom 5.77m max x 3.82m (18'11" max x 12'6")

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 5.76m into alcove x 3.11m (18'11" into alcove x 10'2")

Shower Room


Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen, 1 Bedroom, Shower Room.

Living Room/Kitchen 4.7m x 3.33m (15'5" x 10'11")

Bedroom 2.86m x 2.8m (9'5" x 9'2')

Shower Room


Garden laid to lawn with shrub borders. Double garage with up and over doors. Double length covered car port and 4 additional parking spaces.

Double Garage 5.7m x 5.56m (18'8" x 18'3")

Covered Parking 7.66m x 3.62m (25'2" x 11'10")

SERVICES All mains services connected.


R/V £5,800

Small Business Rate Relief Available

Rates Payable £TBC


Band A.

VIEWING To appreciate this exceptional property, viewing is highly recommended. All viewings must be accompanied and these are strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284. Postcode BH19 1DN.

Property Ref: REM1414

01929 288149

Corbens Estate Agents

41 Station Road, Swanage, Dorset

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