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8 bedroom house for sale

St Leonards Gate, Lancaster

Sold STC £249,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Fantastic Investment Opportunity
  • Former Public House and Bed & Breakfast near the City Centre
  • Four Storey Stone-Built Character Property, Ideal Investment
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen, Three Reception Rooms, Bathroom & Utility
  • Walking Distance to Lancaster Bus Station and Railway Station

Full description

The Shakespeare is the last survivor of a dozen inns and taverns that lined the ancient route of St Leonards Gate into the city of Lancaster. It serviced the shipyards and their associated maritime industries when Lancaster was a bustling sea port at the end of the 18th century.

The Shakespeare features in business registers and church records of the Georgian era and the name reflects the early importance of the Grand Theatre (now the third oldest working theatre in the country), which first opened across the road in 1782.

Today, The Shakespeare is a rather more sedate Bed and Breakfast close to the heart of Lancaster's city centre It has surprisingly spacious accommodation over four floors that offers a fantastic investment opportunity. All bedrooms, apart from one on the lower ground floor, benefit from en-suite facilities with the lower ground floor serviced by a bathroom with three-piece white suite. There is a modern fitted breakfast kitchen on the ground floor with two reception rooms. The lower ground floor has a useful utility room and storage room for bed linen and other business essentials.

Internally, the property is rich in charm and character.

For those attending Lancaster University, the central bus station is within short walking distance and the railway station can be easily reached by walking through the cities pedestrianised centre. The convenience of these services makes The Shakespeare an ideal base for medium-to-long term accommodation and the proximity to Lancaster’s city centre attractions makes it ideal for those wanting to enjoy the night life.

Call our office today on 01524 842222 to arrange your viewing. You won’t be disappointed.

What The Agent Says
A Deceptively Spacious property.

Lots of bedrooms.

Close to city centre.

Fantastic investment.

Don't hesitate to arrange your viewing.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016

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