Bed & Breakfasts for sale in Gilsland

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Peter Webber (March 2014)
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Freehold Price: £499,950 Price Reduced Annual Turnover: £41,600
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Business Description

  • B&B OVERLOOKING HADRIAN’S WALL WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  • LOCATED ON MAJOR STOPPING OFF POINT FOR WALKERS ON HADRIAN’S WALL TRAIL AND ON ROUTE 72 CYCLEWAY
  • 4-STAR SILVER RATING WITH 4 LETTING ROOMS
  • GUEST DINING ROOM, LOUNGE AND SNOOKER ROOM
  • SELF CONTAINED ONE BEDROOM HOLIDAY COTTAGE (SLEEPS 4) 4-STAR RATING
  • DELIGHTFUL EASILY MAINTAINED GARDENS OF ¾ ACRE
  • OFF ROAD PARKING
  • POTENTIAL TO EXPAND - 2 EXTRA LETTING ROOMS AND EVENING MEALS

  • At the last visitor count in 2012, 43,000 people walked on the Hadrian's Wall Trail opposite the property and 30,000 visited English Heritage Birdoswald Roman Fort located 1 1/2 miles away.


Looking for a high quality B&B with a good reputation with full ensuite/shower room facilities, attached self contained holiday accommodation, potential to expand and owners’ accommodation on site? Then look no further! This is one of the largest Victorian houses on the central 1/3 section of the Wall offering accommodation

Gilsand is one of the major stopping off points for walking the Hadrian’s Wall Trail. The village has a café and 2 pubs for visitors. Hadrian’s Wall has approx 400,000 visitors per year. The house is located on the Route 72 Cycleway and the Pennine Way is 2 miles away. Many guests stopped off travelling North South. Gilsland Railway Station is expected to reopen in 2020.

Occupying a large plot, this 1888 imposing Victorian house, provides luxury guest accommodation (4-star Silver rating) in the form of 4 letting bedrooms (2 ensuites & 2 shower rooms), The cottage is self-contained (4-star) and suitable for self catering holidays or as a ground floor annexe for an elderly relative. The house and cottage have been extensively refurbished over the past 8 years with new central heating, new ensuites, shower rooms, wood burning stove, and redecoration.

The business is served by a high quality website. This may be viewed at: www.tantallonhouse.co.uk. 5 Star grading from Trip Advisor has been achieved along with good reputations from Hadrian’s Wall Walking Holiday companies.

The full benefits of this property cannot be appreciated without a full internal inspection arranged via Foster Maddison and potential purchasers are encouraged to discuss the level of their interest, their ability to proceed and any finance requirements with the agents, who will be only too pleased to assist.

YEARS ESTABLISHED:
The current owners acquired the property in 2006 and have established 7 years of trading. It should be noted that the vendors ceased B&B trading for the B&B in Dec 2013 and for the s/c cottage in Dec 2014 due to family commitments.

TRADE:
Income of £41600 was reported for the year 2014/2015.

REASON FOR SALE:
The vendors have retired due to family commitments.

STAFF:
The business was operated by a husband and wife team without further assistance

OPENING HOURS:
The business traded all year round. However, the vendors have managed bookings so that they have been able to take 8-10 weeks holiday per year to suit their desired lifestyle.

ENQUIRE FOR MORE INFORMATION
To learn more about the business, please contact Foster Maddison using the contact form below, or call 01434 605 441
Tenure: Freehold

Location Details:

Tantallon House B&B, a spacious Victorian country house conveniently located close to Gilsland Village, overlooks the longest unbroken stretch of Hadrian's Wall and has spectacular south facing views to the Pennines. The towns of Brampton and Haltwhistle are 7 miles away, Hexham is 23 miles, and Carlisle is 19 miles.

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