The Brickwall Hotel & Restaurant, Sussex - FOR SALE


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Property Id : 40692
Rooms: 24

Hotel For Sale – The Brickwall Hotel & Restaurant

Christie & Co are pleased to exclusively announce for sale The Brickwall Hotel & Restaurant, located in Sussex England.

The Brickwall Hotel overlooks the pretty award-winning village green at Sedlescombe, near Battle, in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Beauty in East Sussex. The village is located on the B2244, just off the A21 that connects London to Hastings and within easy reach of Hastings (six miles), Rye (11 miles), Tenterden (11 miles), Tunbridge Wells (22 miles) and the M25 (36 miles). Battle (four miles) is a very popular tourist destination being the site of the Battle of Hastings. Battle Abbey was founded to commemorate the Battle and dedicated in 1095.

A charming Tudor mansion style property dating back to the 16th Century with later extensions, originally built for the local ironmaster. With its mellowed brick elevations under a plain tiled roof, it really is one of the most prominent and significant buildings in the centre of this village, particularly with the Sedlescombe geese who frequent the hotel’s front garden and have become a fixture within the village.

Internal Details

  • The hotel offers 24 guest bedrooms, a stunning oak-panelled bar and restaurant and a relaxing residents’ lounge.
  • The restaurant has 100 covers and the Garden Room 30 covers.
  • All trade fixtures and fittings are included in the asking price.
  • There are 25 guest bedrooms – one is currently used for storage. Therefore, 24 rooms are currently used for guest accommodation offering 16 doubles, seven twins and one single.
  • All rooms have ensuite facilities, free wi-fi, TV, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.
  • The Brickwall Hotel offers the perfect getaway and a place to unwind after sightseeing and visiting the many gardens, vineyards and historic sites in the area, or walking scenic trails and enjoying the fabulous East Sussex coastline.

External Details

  • Set on a generous plot, the main feature of which is the prominent front garden.
  • Two customer parking areas.
  • Although there is no owner accommodation provided for in the existing setup, there is a detached building on the site with three bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. Which could remain in its current usage for staff accommodation, or converted to owner/manager accommodation, if required.

The Opportunity 

  • The business has been owned by the same family for over 40 years, having bought it through Christie & Co, and has a great reputation within the local area.
  • It now offers an incoming owner the opportunity to build on that reputation and even take it to a new level. The owners’ are only now selling due to their well-deserved decision to retire.

Trading Information

  • The business is pretty much staff run, under the stewardship of the owners, with a team of full time, part time and casual staff.
  • The business enjoys a strong and consistent trade and the current year end is expected to see a net turnover in excess of £900,000.
  • Full accounting information will be provided following a formal viewing.The rateable value for the property from 1 April 2023 is £43,500.
  • This is not what you will pay in business rates, but the Local Authority uses the rateable value to calculate what business rates are payable.
  • Regulatory: Premises Licence.

For more information regarding the sale please contact exclusive selling agent, Andrew Moore, from Christie & Co UK.


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