This week's star buy is a classic country house hotel near the north coast of Cornwall.
The Rose-in-Vale Country House Hotel (www.rose-in-vale-hotel.co.uk) is a Grade II-listed, late-18th century property that stands in 10 acres of grounds within a sheltered valley in the hamlet of Mithian, near St Agnes.
A hotel since the 1930s, the Rose-in-Vale has 18 en suite guest bedrooms and an outdoor heated pool. Its spacious public rooms include a guest lounge, bar lounge and a dining room/function room that can accommodate 75 covers. Owners' accommodation is provided in a detached two-bedroomed cottage adjacent to the main building.
The AA/RAC three-star-rated hotel currently trades for 10 months of the year and for the financial year to March 2004 turned over nearly £440,000.
Property agent Miller Commercial of Truro is marketing the freehold interest of the property off a guide price of £1.65m. For more information contact Russell Weetch at Miller Commercial Truro on 01872 247005.