Established and well-presented guest house business in excellent trading location close to Keswick town centre. Five guest bedrooms (four en-suite), plus owner’s two bedroomed accommodation. Highly rated on Trip Advisor, lifestyle opportunity with further potential.
Since acquiring Larry’s Lodge more than 14 years ago, the present owners have extensively upgraded all the accommodation, offering a potential purchaser the opportunity to acquire a well-managed fully operational business, with forward bookings which include many regular repeat bookings. The property comprises an attractive mid-terrace Victorian building arranged over four floors. The property trades from four double en-suite bedrooms (one is flexible for use as double or twin room), plus one single standard room with wash basin and sole use of a private bathroom and separate shower room. The well-equipped and presented guest rooms are located on the first and second floors, and the owners two bedroomed (one en-suite) private accommodation is located on the third floor. For ease of management, each floor has a useful linen/ store cupboard, and en-suite shower cubicles have easy clean respatex walls. On the ground floor an attractive reception hall leads to the spacious dining room which caters for guests’ breakfasts and the owner’s private lounge beyond. There is a substantial well-appointed and equipped kitchen and utility space. Outside to the front of the property is a most attractive courtyard garden/ seating area which the current owners take pride in presenting during the summer months with beautiful floral displays. To the rear is a small private yard, and fire escape serving the second and third floors.
Larry’s Lodge is well positioned in a quiet residential area within a few minutes level walking distance of the town centre which offers an excellent range of local facilities, amenities, and visitor attractions. Keswick is the principal tourist centre for the northern half of the Lake District National Park, now also a World Heritage Site, and is positioned on the northern shore of Derwentwater which is surrounded by spectacular scenery. Keswick is a thriving and hugely popular tourist location with the busy tourist season extending throughout the year. Keswick hosts many established events with further supplement trade, such as the Keswick Convention, The Jazz, Beer, Literary, and Mountain Festivals, plus several other sporting events, and is the home of the now famous, “Theatre by the Lake”.