Substantial Guest House Property in Cumbria, Bed & Breakfast Business For Sale

Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria
Freehold Price:
£799,995
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Status
FOR SALE
Advert ID
186629
Reference
Aspire 1832 / Rightbiz

Details

• Substantial freehold premises within walking distance of the centre of Bowness on Windermere and Lake Windermere.
• Plans drawn to create third owners bedroom if desired.
• Meticulously maintained.
• Turnover of £135,000pa
• Demand in the area for all year round trade if desired.

Aspire (Business and Company Sales Specialist) is delighted to present for sale this superb 7-bedroomed Guest House with additional private accommodation, idyllically located in Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. The business benefits greatly from the property location, being just a short distance from the local amenities, such as shops, pubs and restaurants, and an easy 3-minute walk to the shores of Lake Windermere.
The local area, and the Lakes District in general, is a well-known tourist hot-spot, bringing large numbers of visitors all year round. There is a wide range of attractions locally, including scenic walks, fishing, sailing and climbing.
Bowness-on-Windermere can be accessed via the local road system, which connects up to the motorway network just past Kendal.


The premises have been fully refurbished and remodelled by the current owners, and the property and business are now only offered for sale due to retirement. The owners have successfully operated the guest house for a number of years, increasing market share with targeted marketing using a number of travel comparison sites, picking up excellent reviews and accolades. There is also a comprehensive website in place, showcasing the business and property, and which incorporates an online booking system.

The guest house trades all year round and is easily operated by the owners plus 1 part-time housekeeper. The owners enjoy a number of weeks away each year and engage the services of a management team to run the guest house in their absence. This could also be an option for the new purchaser and adapted to suit.


Significant premises and thriving business for sale - £799,000, with a current annual turnover of £135,000.
This is a unique lifestyle-change opportunity for a purchaser looking for an already profitable business in a walk-in-and-trade condition, bringing with it the opportunity for a more relaxed pace of life.


The substantial residence was originally built in the 1800’s and retains much original character and charm including many classical features such as the striking black and white facade.

The premises are meticulously maintained, extremely clean and well kept, finished with superior fixtures and fittings throughout and finished with contemporary decor. All guest bedrooms benefit from a range of quality amenities including mini fridge, docking station, flat-screen TV, hospitality tray, luxury toiletries and hairdryer.


The extensive property briefly comprises:

Ground floor:
Main entrance with hallway leading to reception desk.
Guest bedroom 1 - Very spacious, superior room with picture bay window and furnished with a zip and link super king-size bed, comfortable seating and en-suite facilities with walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.
Breakfast room with tables and chairs for up to 13 covers.
Hallway leading to fully fitted kitchen with wall and base units, double sink, double oven and office area.
Stunning private open-plan lounge and dining area with double patio doors leading out to private patio garden and driveway.

First floor:
Guest bedroom 2 - Spacious superior double room furnished with super king-size bed, and en-suite facilities with walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.
Guest bedroom 3 - Superior room furnished with a zip and link super king-size bed, comfortable seating and en-suite facilities with walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.
Guest bedroom 4 - Single bedroom with feature original fireplace and hand wash basin.
Bathroom - used for bedroom 4 and fitted with bath with shower over, WC and hand wash basin.

Second floor:
Guest bedroom 5 - superior room furnished with king-size bed and en-suite facilities with walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.
Guest bedroom 6 - bright and spacious superior room furnished with king-size bed, comfortable seating and en-suite facilities including walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.
Guest bedroom 7 - double bedroom with en-suite facilities including walk-in shower, WC and hand wash basin.

Lower ground floor:
Accessed via internal stairs and providing the private owner’s accommodations including a double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and direct access to the large Juliette bathroom, which is also accessible from the main hallway. Further double bedroom, office with storage, addtional storage areas and fire exit.
Plans are in place for the introduction of a 3rd bedroom if desired.

Externally there is a good sized parking area to the front, suitable for approximately 7 cars, whilst to the rear there is a private patio garden with a stone-built workshop, and private parking.


This is an exciting opportunity to achieve a fantastic work-life balance in an idyllic setting, and we expect a large amount of interest in this business. Prompt viewing and confidential discussions with Aspire must come strongly recommended.

www.aspirebusinesses.co.uk
Listing Details
Freehold Price: £799,995
Tenure: Freehold
Sector: Hotels, Bed And Breakfast
Financials
Annual Turnover: £135,000
Annual Net Profit: Available upon request
Key Features
  • Established Business
  • Fully Fitted
  • Central Position in Affluent Village
  • Attractive Business
  • Prime Location
  • Close to Local Amenities
  • With Car Park
  • With Accommodation
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