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03 October 2018 | Hotels

Cornwall hotel sold to investor through Christie & Co

Acting on behalf of the Janse Van Rensburg family, specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has completed on the sale of Hebasca, a well established and stylish hotel in Bude, North Cornwall, overlooking the Bude Golf Course and close to Crooklets Beach.

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Arranged over three floors, Hebasca features 23 individual en suite letting bedrooms, as well as ample trading areas, including a vibrant cocktail bar and a laid back grill restaurant. The property is extremely well presented as a result of the Janse Van Rensburg family’s considerable time and investment to ensure Hebasca makes the right first impression to all its guests. Externally, landscaped gardens and a terrace provide seating for 60 guests, which is extremely popular during the summer months.



New owner, Alan Rees, Managing Director of Ascena Developments Ltd comments, “Ascena Developments Ltd are pleased to announce the purchase of Hebasca Hotel Bude. The team at Ascena Developments are looking forward to working with the local community, suppliers and guests of Hebasca Hotel and continuing with the dedicated team, standards and service the previous owners lovingly implemented. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Hebasca Hotel Bude.”

Wayne Janse Van Resburg comments, “After five years of owning, refurbishing and running Hebsaca, it was time to hand the hotel over to a new buyer to continue the development of the business and to enable us to concentrate on our other business interest.”

Matthew Smith, Director at Christie & Co’s Bristol office handled the sale and comments, “The Janse Van Rensburg family purchased the hotel in 2013 and carried out a major refurbishment later that year, prior to remodelling, repositioning the business and subsequently rebranding to Hebasca. The new owner, Alan Rees, was quick to identify the up-side in a business that has had considerable investment and was able to move at pace to conclude the transaction. We wish Alan and his team all the success with the next phase of the business.”