The Owner of the properties left Utila several years ago and subsequently has had various lessees and friends managing the businesses.
The Colibri Hill Resort Hotel (more details)
Located in an area known as 'Sandy Bay' and about half-way between Utila Town Center (0.45 miles [0.73 km]) and the Utila Public Beach (0.34 miles [0.54 km]), both within easy walking distance, this 3 story Hotel with 8 Bedrooms and 2 Apartments/Suites sits on a 0.34 Acre [1â€š370.89 sq m] lot and features one of the few swimming pools in Utila. Offered for sale with all existing equipment, tools, furnishings, and linens.
The property is entered from the concrete paved private cul-de-sac pathway off Utila's Cemetery Road. Municipal 110/220v power supplies the property and fresh water is from a private well constantly feeding a 6â€š000 gal [22â€š700 L] white-painted concrete Water Tower/Cistern with shut-off float valve. The Water Tower/Cistern supplies the swimming pool via gravity feed and a 0.5 hp Water Pressure Pump with 47.1 gal 125 psi Pressure Vessel which then supplies the Hotel with hot and cold water plumbing and with hot water being heated by a 50 gal Hot Water Storage Heater. Waste water is directed to a large 2 Chamber below ground Septic System which extends out under a grassed terrace at the front of the Hotel building.
Internet Access is provided by Utila Digital, a local Utila Cable TV and Internet Service Provider.
Wireless Internet access is provided throughout the property via a LinkSys Router.
Fixed line telephone services are provided by Hondutel, Honduras's monopoly fixed line telephone provider who also offer ADSL Internet services.
The property is 'in-zone' for cell phone services.
Television (not connected) could be provided by Satellite or Morgan's Cable TV services.
The grounds have been extensively landscaped with planting of lawns amongst a wide variety of tropical plants and fruit trees.
With construction completed in August 2003, this 3,032 sq ft [281.7 sq m] Hotel is built on a 1,440 sq ft [133.78 sq m] reinforced concrete slab with reinforced concrete columns rising to support the 2nd floor of the treated timber framed and weatherboard sided Hotel building. Roofing is Aluzincâ„¢ ( a steel-aluminium composite) formed to corrugations with factory applied fade resistant white colored coating. All windows are glazed Jalousie with aluminum inner frames with internal insect screens and venetian blinds. Flooring is treated Honduras Pine (stained and varnished) throughout with the exception of the 1st (ground) floor where non-slip ceramic tile is applied to the concrete slab. All doors are solid wood. Cobble stone pathways connect the main entrance, Hotel building, swimming pool, and pool-side bar areas.
The Hotel building comprises (see Floor Plan Tab) 2 Apartments/Suites and an Office at the 1st Floor (ground) level. Each Apartment/Suite contains a Queen Bed, 3 piece lounge suite, separate bathroom with walk-in ceramic tiled shower enclosure, and a small kitchenette area with Mini-Fridge, 3 Burner propane gas range, and Toaster/Microwave Oven. The Office space is partitioned to enclose a small Utilities Room, (plumbing, electrical breakers, linen closet, etc). There are 4, essentially identical Bedrooms on each of the 2nd and 3rd floor levels. Each Bedroom contains 2 double solid wood framed beds, 3 bedside night stands, open closet space, and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in ceramic tiled shower enclosure. All rooms have 36in Ceiling Fans with integral Lighting, while the 2nd floor rooms also include A/C wall units in each room.
The Hotel building features 3 ft 6in [1 m] wide wooden stairs between the various floors opening on to 8 ft [2.4 m] wide varnished wood porches across the front of the entire 2nd and 3rd floors. Arches between the wooden supporting columns and above the wooden porch railings and varnished wood floors combine with the white exterior walls and stained wood trims to provide the Hotel building with a style reminiscent of Colonial/Mediterranean construction. From the 3rd floor porch are views to the west-south-west across the tree tops to the Caribbean Ocean and Utila's Lower Lagoons which can offer some spectacular sunsets.
El Castillo Restaurant (more details)
The Restaurant is a 1,525 sq ft [141,7 sq m] single story building located at the entrance pathway leading to the Colibri Hill Resort Hotel. The building comprises a 800 sq ft [74 sq m] dining area with solid wooden double entrance doors leading through an open brick arch doorway to a 260 sq ft [24.4 sq m] bar area with a 260 sq ft [24.4 sq m] 'open' kitchen area featuring a brick kiln wood fired pizza/cooking oven. The building construction features a concrete slab floor with walls constructed of local volcanic/petrified coral rocks. Floor to ceiling archway windows with decorative wrought-metal grills on the east side are open to the exterior. Smaller windows with decorative wrought-metal grills on the west side are open to the exterior. Roofing is Aluzinc (a steel-aluminum composite).
Floor Plans available for both properties.
Both properties are free of any Conditions, Covenants or Restrictions.