Renovated 29 bedroom Hotel for sale with panoramic view in Saint Bonnet le Froid, Auvergne

2,979,500 EUR      2,562,370 GBP 3,217,860 USD

Reference: 184184

  • Bedrooms: 29
  • Bathrooms: 29
  • Floor Size: 1,900 m2
  • Plot Size: 2 hectares / 4.94 acres


  • Terrace
  • Gym
  • Hot Tub or Sauna
  • Possible Extra Dwellings
  • Potential for Income
  • Panoramic View
  • Quiet Area
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Good Condition


Attractive and beautifully situated 29 bedroom hotel in the pretty village of Saint Bonnet le Froid on the edge of the Ardeche in a great location.

This successful hotel has undergone a total restoration and comes with a popular restaurant
with 3 large 150 m2 dining areas with large French windows opening onto external terraces overlooking breathtaking landscapes.
Also included:
-Conference facilities: 3 meeting rooms of changeable sizes, for a space capacity of between 25 and 100 m2 catering for up to 60 people, with all commensurate facilities.

-Play areas
- Apprentice kitchen for cooking classes and other workshops related to the mushroom-picking activities
- 2 heated swimming pools (external and internal)
- Spa area offering a sauna, Jacuzzi and massage room
- Fitness room, volleyball pitch, bowling area
- Pool tables
- Cocktail lounge, bar and quiet reading/television room
-Staff areas: For house staff, individual houses (140 m2, 70 m2 living space with fully-equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms, external 40 m2 terrace, bathroom with separate wc, laundry room and garage)
- For other personnel, 3 bedrooms and a 2-room apartment

There are 24 en suite bedrooms, 3 split-level bedroom suites and 2 bedroom apartments compliant with disability regulations, creating a complex of 29 individual bedrooms ( including 2 luxury suites).
Following significant refurbishment in 2012 and 2013 the hotel was classed as a three-star hotel compliant with current regulations (including security and disability criteria). All the bedrooms are fully fitted with bathrooms and separate wcs, telephone, flat-screen TV and WIFI. There is a private and closed car park.
All bathrooms have been fitted with heated towel rail, hair-dryer, large showers and wcs.
Two bedrooms and their respective bathrooms have been entirely renovated according to disability access regulations.

The surrounding land:
• Total surface area 2 hectares
• 40 car parking spots located either side of the main building
• Non built-on land is either covered in lawn, compact or asphalt
The main building:
• Several semi-detached buildings, built over three levels.
• Stone walls, roof tiling, PVC carpentry
• Flooring: carpet in the hotel area, tiling and carpet in the restaurant area
• 29 individual bedrooms (some of which can be joined to form suites)
• All bedrooms refurbished in natural material for a natural feel

Internal equipment:
Heated 8x4m (26x13 ft) swimming pool
Jacuzzi Massage room Fitness room Games room

External equipment:
Heated (between May and September) 15x6 m (49x19 ft) swimming pool
Volleyball pitch Bowling ground

Surface areas: Basement 260 m2 (2,798 ft2) Ground Floor 810 m2 (8,718 ft2)
First floor 680 m2 (7,319 ft2) Second floor 310 m2 (3,337 ft2) Loft 70 m2 (753 ft2)

This is a high quality building in excellent condition, with no need for medium- or long-term improvements. The building complies with all relevant regulations linked to the catering and hotel business.
Maintenance and servicing works are diligently carried out on a yearly basis (one of the members of staff dedicates his entire activity to the building's maintenance and servicing needs).
High-quality communication materials (map, brochure, etc). Up to date web site is a key feature in sales activities.
The village of Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid is well-known, enjoys a strong reputation and ever-growing dynamism (for example, 2015 will see the opening of a new health and fitness centre offering "mountain" therapy treatments).
The village enjoys an incredible amount of events: mushroom fairs, car racing...The pretty village of Saint Bonnet le Froid is a 250-strong village perched at 1159m, between the Velay and Vivarais high plateaux
• At the border of the Ardeche and Haute Loire departments
• Linking point between the Rhone Alpes and Auvergne regions, tucked between the Rhone valley and the Massif Central mountains
• At the heart of the pine forests of the Boutieres plateau
• Overlooking the gorges of the Cance and Doux rivers

- A 45 minute drive from St Etienne (high-speed (TGV) train station) - A 45 minute drive from Puy en Velay (Loudes airport)
- A 1h15min drive from Lyon (Saint-Exupery airport)
- A 1h30min drive from Valence (high-speed (TGV) train station)
- A 2 hour drive from Clermont-Ferrand

Further details available on request.

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