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11 bedroom hotel for sale

55 Station Road, South Shore, Blackpool FY4 1EU

Offers in Excess of £180,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Investors - Look At This
  • Well Maintained Hotel in Blackpool's South Shore Area
  • Close to Bus, Rail and Tram links.
  • Within Metres of The Golden Mile and Its Many Attractions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Tourism is on the rise in Blackpool and with a good online presence and Social Media marketing it could attract visitors from far and wide. Currently boasting a 5 Star Rating on Trip Advisor (as at 14/6/16), it has 10 ensuite bedrooms and there is a one bedroomed apartment in the basement for the owner or manager's accommodation.

With recent musicals such as Mamma Mia and Cats direct from the West End running a season in Blackpool, who knows what will be coming nextr? There are many festival weekends held in Blackpool bringing in more trade and don't forget nearby towns such as Fleetwood with its Tram Sunday Festival, Lytham with the increasingly popular and expanding Lytham Festival as well as the 1940s weekend, all within a six mile radius. Next year will also see beds being filled by armchair, professional and would-be golfers all looking to feel the buzz of the Open at Royal Lytham Golf Course. Don't forget the famous Blackpool Illuminations too that extend the summer season through until early November!

This hotel has been owned by the same owners for the past 23 years and during this time they have constantly updated the rooms to a high standard. It is currently classed as a 3 Star Hotel but with just a little extra energy it could quite easily become a 4 Star Hotel, it is so close! The current owners feel the time is right to hand the reigns over to someone who has the vision to make it prosper. There is an opportunity to serve evening meals to increase the takings as well as perhaps evening entertainment to increase the profits behind the bar. As the current owners have approached retirement they have maintained their clientele they have built over the years but there is a gap to market this hotel using modern methods such as social media and the internet to attract a new generation of client.

This property is currently run as a 10 bedroomed hotel, with all rooms ensuite, with a TV, safe and tea and coffee making facility in all rooms, not to mention a stairlift to the first floor allowing disabled access. On the top floor all the rooms have ceiling fans for those warmer nights in summer. The hotel is being sold with just about all of the contents allowing the purchaser to walk in and carry on the business as it is being run now, literally a turn-key business It must be mentioned that it is only located about 200m from South Pier yet is not actually in the Blackpool Council Tourism Area, which means this hotel can be decommissioned and used as a family home, a rest home, or any other use you may think of, subject to planning consent of course! The world is your oyster, as they say down at Robert's Oyster Rooms on the Prom!!

This home includes:

  • Reception

    As you enter this hotel there is a small Reception Desk and plenty of space to leave your baggage whilst checking in or checking out. There is a stairlift that leads to the first floor.

  • Sun Lounge

    At the front of the hotel there is a sun lounge which has recently had a new double glazed frontage installed. There is still a little work to do in this room to bring it up to date, but nothing major. A pleasant room, also affectionately known as the 'Dry Lounge', from days when children weren't allowed in the bar!

  • Lounge

    This room also contains the well stocked bar and a pool table. Tastefully decorated and with feature lighting.

  • Catering Kitchen

    A good sized kitchen with all the necessary appliances is adjacent to the Dining Room. This room is in need of updating and is actually the next room on the list to be done - it may even be done by the time you visit! Watch this space!!

  • Dining Room

    A good sized dining room, light and airy, with an aspect to the rear of the premises. It is decorated in a very cheerful and clean manner.

  • Laundry Room

    The laundry area runs the full length of the dining room and allows for some drying inside, but with access direct to the back yard and the washing lines. For information there is a laundry business a few doors down over the road for those busier times when there is no time to do it yourself.

  • Basement

    The basement contains the accommodation for the owners. There is a double bedroom, ensuite, and a good sized living room. There is also an office space.

  • Bedroom 1

    On the first floor, a double bedroom with an ensuite. This room is at the front of the hotel.

  • Bedroom 2

    This may be the best bedroom in the hotel! It is a good sized double bedroom with ensuite, a front aspect with a lovely bay window allowing the light to pour in.

  • Bedroom 3

    Another good sized bedroom with an outlook to the rear. Again with ensuite.

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4 is a double with an aspect to the rear of the building, again ensuite.

  • Bedroom 5

    This is a family room and looks out over the back yard. There is ample room for the double bed and bunk beds. There is also an ensuite.

  • Bedroom 6

    This is on the top floor and is a twin room with ensuite with a front aspect.

  • Bedroom 7

    Another twin room with a lovely feature built in seat as well as drawers built into the chimney breast - cute yet practical. Again ensuite.

  • Bedroom 8

    This bedroom has a view to the rear of the property and is again ensuite. Another good sized double bedroom.

  • Bedroom 9

    This bedroom is in the rear half of the top floor and is another double room with ensuite.

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom 10 is the second family room located at the rear on the top floor. It has a double bed and bunk beds and an ensuite.

  • Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.

Additional Information:

  • A Well Kept Small Hotel Close to South Pier

    Current owners have spent 23 happy years here, there is potential to expand the business and to upgrade its rating from 3 to 4 Stars.

  • 10 Guest Bedrooms, All Ensuite

    Two of the bedrooms are family rooms and the remainder are all doubles or twins.

  • Accommodation For Owners

    The basement has been made into an oasis of peace for the owners. There is a double bedroom with ensuite and a good sized living area. Basement living means in the summer months it can be cool and in winter it is warmer.

  • Possibility for Change of Use

    If you are looking for a hotel to change to a different business this is a possibility here, subject to planning approval.

  • Council Tax:

    Band A

  • Service Included:

    Gas, Water and Electricity
If you are looking for a new business opportunity this hotel is worth a look. If you are looking for a large family home, yes it's worth a look. You may have your own project in mind, but guess what, it's worth a look!!

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