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1277 TRANS CANADA Highway, Sorrento, B.C.

Blog by | October 1st, 2010

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COURT ORDERED SALE - "AS IS" - ALL OFFER MUST BE SUBJECT TO COURT APPROVAL THE SORRENTO INN 1277 Trans Canada Highway, Sorrento, BC V0E 2W0 LIST PRICE: $1,140,000 IMPROVEMENTS: 22 unit motel plus a 3 bedroom manager suite and a pub. SIZE: 4.82 acres PROPERTY TAXES: $8,438.86 ZONING: C-1 (Town Center Commercial) LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 1, Plan 16715, Sec 16, Twp 22, Rge 11, KDYD PID: 008-545-994 MOTEL ROOMS: All rooms have a mini fridge and coffee maker in them Description of rooms: 1 = 1 queen bed with full kitchen 2 = 1 queen bed with full kitchen 3 = 1 queen bed with full kitchen 4 = 2 queen beds 5 = 1 queen bed with full kitchen 6 = 2 queen beds 7 = 2 queen beds 8 = 2 queen beds 9 = 2 queen beds 10 = 2 queen beds 11 = 1 queen bed 12 = 2 queen beds NO ROOM 13 14 = 2 queen beds 15 = 1 queen bed 16 = 1 queen bed 17 = 1 queen bed 18 = 1 queen bed 19 = 1 queen bed 20 = 2 queen beds 4 suites all have full kitchens in them Prices: Rooms with 1 bed = $75 + tax = $84 Rooms with 2 beds = $85 + tax = $95.20 Rooms with kitchen rent monthly for $600 + tax = $678 NEIGHBOURHOOD The Sorrento Inn is located in Sorrento fronting the Trans Canada Highway. Neighbouring uses are commercial in nature with residential to the north and north east. A new condominium development with large basement RV garages is immediately to the east of the property. The property has direct access to the highway as well as off Corriano Road to the east and Ortona Road to the north. PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The Sorrento In is a large parcel of land with a size of 4.82 acres. It has 461.97 feet of highway frontage and a depth of 454.79 feet. There are two access points from the highway. The north boundary parallels Ortona Road. An additional access is off Corriano on the east boundary. A bank borders the highway. The existing motel improvements are located on a levelled bench below the elevation of the highway. North of the motel to Ortona Road, the property drops in elevation in level to slight sloped benches with some moderate sloped areas between. The south side of the property is generally landscaped in expansive lawn areas while the north side along Ortona Road is in trees and bush. The property enjoys some good views toward Shuswap Lake. Services to the site include water via the Sorrento Waterworks District, power, telephone, and natural gas. Sewage disposal is via onsite septic systems. MOTEL DESCRIPTION The motel is a twenty-two unit 2 storey structure that has been upgraded over the years and has a concrete foundation. The main floor has a footprint size of 3,510 sq. ft. and a second floor size of 3,177 sq. ft. There are three gas fired hot water heaters, two of which are for the motel hot water heat and the other for hot water. Electrical is 200 amp main with sub panels. PUB/RESIDENCE The pub is a separate building. It has an office/breakfast area, pub, apartment and a laundry/storage room. The main floor a reception room with two public washrooms, a former dining room now used intermittently for storage, pub and common kitchen. The size of the pub is 4,233 sq. ft. There is additional seating on a partly covered patio deck. The building has a concrete and concrete block foundation. The pub is wood lined with drywall ceiling. The two tiered floors are carpet and tile. There is a vented pool room with plywood floors. The washrooms consist of a men’s with toilet, sink and two urinals and the ladies’ has two toilets and two sinks. The pub has a gas fireplace and sound system as well as a bar area. Electrical is 400 amp. The kitchen/office area is drywall and painted block with tile floors. It has a walk-in cooler. The rental of the pub includes the kitchen equipment, including such items as a dishwasher, griddle, deepfryer, oven, fan hood, etc. The full basement houses the laundry and storage areas with mixed finishing. There is a concrete floor. A storage area under the pub has a gravel floor and a roughed in fireplace. The laundry has two washers (one is not working), a commercial dryer, and a residential type dryer. Heating for the residence/office is via a gas furnace, while the pub has a roof mounted gas fired heating and air conditioning unit. The basement has a walk-in freezer used by the pub. The second floor is a 1,600 sq. ft. apartment for the owner/manager. It has three bedrooms. There is a 4-piece bathroom, a dishwasher, a wood heater in the living room, wall air conditioners, and gas and electric baseboard heat. There is a sun deck off the living room. ICE CREAM PARLOUR & MINI PUTT PUTT There is an ice cream parlour in an A-frame building and a mini putt putt located on the east side of the property but they are not included in the sale. They are owned by a separate owner who leases the land. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Alexandra Rebagliati Associate Broker/Property Manager MacDonald Realty Tel: 250.870.2792 Alex@LakeOkanaganRealty.com www.LakeOkanaganRealty.com