Considering Selling

Selling a property is not always a straight forward process and therefore expert advice and guidance from a professional agent will help achieve a sale at the best price in a reasonable timescale.

Bettesworths have been selling Hotels, Public Houses, Catering Establishments and General Commercial Property for over 70 years.We are a family owned and operated business, with 5 Directors all of whom are qualified Chartered Surveyors. Brothers Matt Bettesworth and Paul Bettesworth are third generation family members.

At Bettesworths, we provide a professional and friendly service with traditional values, aided by modern technology.

How we can help you to achieve a sale of your business/property?


  • Excellent and easy to use website
  • Over 7,000 visits a week providing over 70% of enquiries
  • Top 5 search engine results for key search phrases
  • No passwords required - PDF sales particulars downloadable 24/7

Search Engines

Our website,, consistently achieves 1st position results with the likes of for the most competitive of phrases related to our industry. Here's an example of some of the excellent results we're currently achieving with - by far the most popular search engine on the internet:

  • pubs for sale devon 1st position
  • pubs for sale south west 1st position
  • hotel for sale devon 1st position
  • hotel for sale torquay 1st position
  • hotel for sale paignton 1st position
  • commercial estate agent devon 1st position
  • commercial estate agent 1st page

The above is just a small selection of the many phrases that fall 1st position or first page within Google.

It is these results within the Search Engines combined with our continued exposure in the press that see our website attract in the region of 25,000 unique visits per month.

Email subscriber database

For many years Bettesworths have been building up to what is now an extensive email database of potential purchasers. This means the moment your business is on our register and uploaded to our website, each email subscriber and potential purchaser will receive notification of the new property in their inbox - providing them with a link through to the website where full colour particulars are available to download.

Associated websites

We replicate our properties for sale on the following property portals, therefore significantly increasing the exposure of any property that we have on the market.

Press Advertising

We regularly advertise in the following trade and regional press:

  • Western Morning News
  • Morning Advertiser
  • Caterer & Licensee
  • Tastebuds
  • Herald Express
  • Catering South West
  • Caterer & Hotelkeeper

We bear all costs of advertising and do not charge any upfront fees.

Press Releases

We have a dedicated member of our Team who prepares and circulates well written and eye catching PR's.

Good 'Old Fashioned' Agency Skills

We believe that it is the negotiator who will ultimately sell your property, with the aid of the tools mentioned above.

All negotiators at Bettesworths have a proven track record and are dedicated and incentivised to sell with the help of an experienced back up team.

Please click here to meet the Bettesworths Team

In addition we provide

  • Competitive agency fees
  • No Sale - No Fee
  • No Upfront Fees
  • Quality sales particulars

Free Valuation

If you are thinking of selling your hotel, guest house, pub, club, restaurant or holiday flats and would like a free, no obligation, valuation of your property, please contact us so that one of our experienced team may telephone you for an appointment.

Bettesworths Ltd | Registered Co. No. 3614819 | Registered Address 29 - 30 Fleet Street, Torquay, TQ1 1BB
Bettesworths (Torquay) | Ltd Reg. Co. No. 5012660 | Registered Address 29 - 30 Fleet Street, Torquay TQ1 1BB
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