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Adam Warren (Jan 2017)
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Freehold Price: £1,195,000
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Business Description
• Charming detached private hotel set in its own grounds with views of surrounding fells
• 14 high quality en suite guest bedrooms, dining room, guests lounge and owner’s accommodation
• Thriving business with real potential to expand
• Hotel also has potential for use as a fine private residence, subject to planning
• Separately available, a Building Plot which was granted planning for large detached 3-bedroom house

For a pdf brochure contact the selling agent, Mere Commercial, via the forms and links on this website.

Award-winning country house hotel converted in the early 1970’s from an historic family home. The hotel is on the outskirts of Keswick easily found from the A66. It is a Visit Britain 3 star hotel and includes a table and residential licence The current owners purchased in 2007 and have opened from mid-March to end of October employing 2/3 full and part time staff and are only selling to retire. The present owners stopped serving dinners at the beginning of 2014 and there is scope for new owners to re-introduce evening meals and afternoon teas. Occupancy rates have increased dramatically in the last couple of years and the business features strong review ratings on the major internet booking sites. Turnover has increased accordingly and could be further boosted by 12 month trading. Full accounts will be made available to bona fide applicants, after viewing.

Keswick is a busy tourist town in the Lake District National Park, near Derwent Water and surrounded by Lakeland fells. A good range of shops, hotels, restaurants, pubs and other businesses cater for the resident population of 5,000+ and the substantial number of long and short stay visitors during most of the year.

The property is a beautiful detached Victorian country house in Lakeland stone with pitched slate roofs set in lovely gardens. It has 14 high quality guest bedrooms (11 double/twin and 3 single) all with en suite facilities, beautiful and welcoming reception hall with barley twist staircase, dining room overlooking gardens, lounge / bar with marble fireplace with open fire below a large sash window which frames a spectacular view of Skiddaw. The property would also make a fine private residence, subject to obtaining any necessary planning permission.

A Building Plot, shown edged blue on the plan is available by separate negotiation.

The accommodation more particularly includes:

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule; with original Victorian tiled floor;
Reception Hall; with open fireplace and wide staircase to cantilever landing;
Dining Room (4.82m x 6.10m) with fine Victorian dresser incorporating large mirror with reflections of the garden, tables for 26 covers and large bay overlooking the garden;
Bar Lounge (4.53m x 6.06m) with stylish bar and fitted seating;
Kitchen (3.90m x 5.09m) with glorious views of the garden. Fitted with attractive , high quality metal storage units and stainless steel worktops, 2 deep sink units, hand basin, gas oven and range with overhead extractor, fridges and freezers and access to cellar with Belfast sink, storage areas and door to car park;
Office; (3.90m x 2.00m) with broadband enabled connection, Wi-Fi & switchboard;
Guest Bedroom 1, large double or twin with en suite with bath and shower;
Guest Bedroom 2, single with en suite shower; corridor to, Cloakroom/Wc, adjacent rear door;

Living Accommodation –
Private Lounge (5.15m x 4.18m) with multi-fuel stove on local slate hearth;
Private Bedroom (3.31m x 4.29m) including large fitted wardrobe and fully tiled en suite shower room;

First Floor

Guest Bedroom 5, large double/twin room with en suite bathroom; Guest Bedroom 6, large double room with en suite with bathroom (shower over bath);
Guest Bedroom 7, double with four poster bed and en suite shower room;
Guest Bedroom 8, single with en suite bathroom;
Guest Bedrooms 9&10, doubles with en suite shower;
Guest Bedroom 4, very large stylish period deluxe double room with bay window overlooking garden and fells. En suite has bath and shower options.
Guest Bedroom 11, large twin/double room with spectacular modern bathroom (freestanding roll top bath and large walk in shower). Views of Skiddaw.

Second Floor

Guest Bedroom 12, single with en suite bathroom;
Guest Bedrooms 14 & 16, doubles with en suite shower room;
Guest Bedroom 15, double with en suite shower room.

All guest rooms have great views of fells and/or garden, TV and tea/coffee making facilities & Wi Fi.

Well maintained, spacious, mature gardens with lawns, trees, shrubs and borders, and parking for all guests.

All references to areas and dimensions are deemed to be approximate.

We are advised that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. The Hotel has gas fired central heating. No warranty is given regarding the working order of any appliances or services referred to in these particulars.


Description in list: Guest House and Premises
Rateable Value: £22,000 (2017 List)
Council Tax: Band A

The rateable value is not the rates payable and prospective tenants or purchasers should make their own inquiries with respect to the rating liability.

Included in the sale of the Hotel is goodwill and an inventory of trade fixtures, fittings, equipment and furnishings. Any items not included in these particulars or the inventory are excluded. Stock will be valued separately and taken on completion.

Tenure: Freehold

Listed by: Mere Commercial

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