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11 bedroom guest house for sale

The Heads, Keswick

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Prime location centre of Keswick
  • Central double fronted guest house
  • Eleven bedrooms
  • Spectacular views over the park to the Lakeland Fells.
  • Retirement sale.
  • EPC - F

Full description

Lane Rigg Guest House offers a fantastic opportunity to purchase a guest house situated right at the heart of Keswick, a busy tourist town located on the shores of Derwentwater. Located within the attractive Lake District National Park, Keswick lies some 18 miles west of Penrith and the M6 motorway providing a wonderful base to explore the lakes, fells and countryside. The guest house enjoys spectacular views over Hope Park which includes a Pitch and Put and Cafe/Tea Room all set against a backdrop of Lakeland Fells including Cat Bells, Causey Pike and the Newlands Valley. Keswick is now an all year round destination, a favourite place to stay in the North Lakes area and offering attractions to suit all seasons.

The guest house has a substantial double fronted presence with a Lakeland stone frontage, providing eleven letable rooms together with lounge, sitting room and separate dining room together with a kitchen and ancillary rooms and basement accommodation. On site car parking is included to the rear.

Entrance Vestibule - Mosaic tiled floor, glazed inner door and side panel to:

Entrance Hall - An attractive reception area retaining traditional touches including corniced ceiling, ornate plaster detailing and pine staircase, radiator.

Lounge - 16'2" inc bay x 12'4" (4.93m inc bay x 3.76m) - A light and airy room with deep square bay, brick fireplace surround, corniced ceiling, radiator.

Dining Room - 19'1" x 15'8" (5.82m x 4.78m) - Bay window with views opening up over the golf course to a back drop of Lakeland Fells, two radiators, corniced ceiling.

Second Lounge - 12'4" x 12'4" (3.76m x 3.76m) - Fire place surround, two radiators.

Kitchen - 12'10" x 10'1" (3.91m x 3.07m) - Fitted with a range of brushed steel finished units including a double formed sink top with centre bowl and sliding doors beneath to cupboard space, additional range of conventional white and brushed steel finished base cupboards providing storage and food preparation areas, ceramic tiled walls, Masterchef six ring gas range, Meille dishwasher, Bosch refrigerator.

Office - Wash hand basin

Inner Hall - Stairs down to an extensive range of basement rooms including five principle storage rooms, a utility area with stainless steel sink, connection for washing machine appliances, linen racking and shower, cloakroom with wc and wash hand basin.

First Floor Landing - Natural pine staircase and panelled joinery, two radiators.

Bedroom One - Room No.3 - 12'3" x 12'0" (3.73m x 3.66m) - Built in vanity unit, radiator.

Bedroom Two - Room No.4 - 16'8" x 12'8" (5.08m x 3.86m) - Front facing and including a deep bay with views opening up to a panorama of Lakeland Fells, built in vanitory unit, hanging space to alcove, radiator, corniced ceiling. EN-SUITE - Shower and wc.

Bedroom Three - Room No.5 - 7'7" x 7'0" (2.31m x 2.13m) - Built in vanitory unit and worktop, radiator.

Bedroom Four - Room No.6 - 12'3" x 11'5" (3.73m x 3.48m) - Wash hand basin, window seat, radiator. EN-SUITE - Shower and wc.

Bedroom Five - Room No.7 - 13'9" x 12'4" (4.19m x 3.76m) - Radiator, wash hand basin. EN-SUITE - Shower and wc.

Shower Room No.1 - Shower, wash hand basin

Shower Room No.2 - Shower, low level wc.

Second Floor Landing -

Bedroom Six - Room No.8 - 12'5" x 10'6" (3.78m x 3.20m) - Vanitory wash hand basin and worktop, radiator.

Bedroom Seven - Room No.9 - 14'0" x 12'5" (4.27m x 3.78m) - Wash hand basin, hanging storage space. EN-SUITE - Shower and wc.

Bedroom Eight - Room No.10 - 8'9" x 7'1" (2.67m x 2.16m) - Vanitory wash hand basin and worktop, radiator.

Bedroom Nine - Room No.11 - 12'9" x 12'9" (3.89m x 3.89m) - Wash hand basin, radiator. EN-SUITE - Shower and wc.

Bedroom Ten - Room No.12 - 14'8" x 12'5" (4.47m x 3.78m) - Wash hand basin, radiator. EN-SUITE - Shower and wc.

External - Enclosed parking area to the rear. Gateway giving access across the adjoining road to town centre parking in addition to which it is just a few minutes stroll to the Market Square and town centre facilities.

Business Opportunity - Lane Rigg Guest House has been owned and family run for many years. However due to the owner's semi-retirement, business levels have been moderated to the manageable on a part time basis. Lane Rigg now offers a fantastic opportunity to realise the potential of the guest house, the foundations of which will be the simply stunning location and the close proximity to town centre facilities including the Market Square.

Directions - The property is best approached from the centre of Keswick via Main Street bearing round into Heads Road at Booths supermarket - continue for approximately 400 meters and bear left into The Heads. Lane Rigg Guest House is situated a short way along on the left hand side.

Council Tax - We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702702) that this property is placed in Tax Band A.

Notes To Brochure - Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.

Viewing Arrangements - To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.

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