10 bedroom guest house for sale

Elim House, Biskey Howe Road, Windermere LA23 2JP

Guide Price £199,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Leasehold

LOCATION
SITUATION
Located in a prime trading position close to the centre of Bowness village with its wide range of shops, restaurants and attractions including the lake shore of Windermere and cruises from Bowness Bay. Elim House is situated only a few hundred yards off the main street into Bowness with established attractive gardens to the front, parking in a rear courtyard with further designated parking spaces on the rear lane. This well positioned B&B business offers an excellent base for guests to explore the heart of the Lake District with transport links close by including a railway station in Windermere and easy links out to the M6 motorway.

DIRECTIONS
From our Windermere office in Ellerthwaite Square head towards Bowness on the Lake Road and entering Bowness passing Aqua hairdressers on the right, take the next left into Biskey Howe Road. Elim House is the first property on the left hand side of the road clearly signposted.

DESCRIPTION
Elim House is a traditional stone built Lakeland property which has been improved and upgraded by the present owners in their 14 year ownership providing a well presented and appointed B&B operation with an established trading history. Currently operating with 9 ensuite guest bedrooms with the potential to increase to 11 letting rooms if required for more potential business. The accommodation comprises of 6 ensuite guest bedrooms in the main part of the house with guest breakfast room and ground floor private owners lounge and bedroom. To the side of the main house is a Coach House which has been converted into 3 double ensuite bedrooms used for guest accommodation with workshop, storage and laundry rooms below.

The business operates all year round on a bed and breakfast basis and has established itself over the 14 years of ownership attracting repeat business with tariffs ranging from £65-100 per room per night. More details of the guest house can be found on the owner´s website www.elimhouse.co.uk

TENURE
The property is held on a 10 year rolling FRI lease from 2008 from the landlords Rayrigg Estates. The passing rent is £17,500 per annum with £500p.a for the parking lease on Elim Grove.

BUSINESS
Elim House is offered for sale as a going concern and trading accounts will be made available to genuine parties.

SERVICES
All main services connected. Electric storage heaters in Hallways and stairwells.

ACCOMMODATION
ACCOMMODATION
Leading off Biskey Howe Road, attractive gardens and patio areas lead to the front entrance.

ENTRANCE HALL
Guest reception hall with attractive cornice moulding.

GUEST BREAKFAST ROOM
Splendid room with dining covers for 18, feature timber sash bay window over looking the garden, central gas fireplace, cornice mouldings and delft shelf rail.

OWNERS PRIVATE LOUNGE
Sitting room with timber sash window and central fireplace. Currently used as sitting room for owners.

OWNERS PRIVATE BEDROOM
Double bedroom with central gas fireplace, fitted shower cubicle and separate WC with wash basin. Rear timber sash window.

KITCHEN
Well equipped kitchen with a range of wall and base units, incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer, cooker, grill, dishwasher, fridges, freezers. Rear timber sash window and rear door to courtyard.

FIRST FLOOR
Half landing with storage cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE
Potential letting bedroom with timber sash window. Currently used as storage area, has potential for single ensuite room.

BEDROOM TWO
Four poster guest bedroom with timber sash window and ensuite shower room.

BEDROOM THREE
Four poster guest bedroom with feature bay window overlooking garden, ensuite shower room.

BEDROOM FOUR
Four poster guest bedroom with two sash windows, ensuite shower room.

SECOND FLOOR
Half landing with separate WC, laundry cupboard and room currently used as an office.

BEDROOM FIVE
Double guest bedroom with views of the fells and gardens, ensuite shower room

BEDROOM SIX
Double guest bedroom with timber sash window providing roof top views, ensuite shower room.

BEDROOM SEVEN
Twin/ super king guest bedroom with ensuite shower room.

LAUNDRY ROOM
Used for laundry with potential to turn into single letting bedroom with ensuite capabilities.

COACH HOUSE ANNEX
To the rear of Elim House is an adjacent annex which has been converted into three ensuite double guest bedrooms on the first floor with the lower floor providing useful workshop, store rooms and laundry room with fitted commercial washer and dryer.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the south facing property the garden is a well tendered mix of shrubs providing plenty of colour and patio areas enjoying a sunny aspect.
To the rear of Elim House is private parking for 2-3 cars in the courtyard plus access to cellarage beneath the main house. There is additional parking for 4 cars off Elim Grove.

SERVICES
SERVICES
All main services connected. Electric storage heaters in Hallways and stairwells.

TERMS
TENURE
The property is held on a 10 year rolling FRI lease from 2008 from the landlords Rayrigg Estates. The passing rent is £17,500 per annum with £500p.a for the parking lease on Elim Grove.

BUSINESS
Elim House is offered for sale as a going concern and trading accounts will be made available to genuine parties.


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  • Staveley (3.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Windermere (1.0 mi)
  • Staveley (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Matthews Benjamin, Windermere

Hazlewood Ellerthwaite Square, Windermere, LA23 1DU

01539 304023 Local call rate

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