8 bedroom guest house for sale

Blackburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5

Fixed Price £372,500

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Delightful four star AA rated guest house
  • Turnover £103,650 per annum (y/e 31.03.15), after VAT payments £93,800
  • 8 individual en-suite rooms, 2 bedroom owner's accommodation, car park at the rear
  • Genuine growth potential, viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION

The Maple Lodge can be the lifestyle change you are after, it is a successful and profitable business. Easily run giving time to enjoy life. No More 9-5 humdrum existance, fancy a walk during the day, going to the cinema or site seeing, all these activities are possible without detrement to the business. HOW?

We operate mainly for business guests during the week who go to work at 9 and come back after 5pm. Our housekeeper services the rooms so the day can be yours.

Now read the "need to know".

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a delightful four star AA rated guest house, situated in the popular village of Clayton Le Moors which lies approximately two miles north of Accrington in Lancashire.

Maple Lodge occupies a convenient and accessible position, fronting a main road in a populated area of residential and commercial dwellings, just half a mile from junction 7 of the (M65) motorway. The business is therefore ideally placed for neighbouring towns such as Blackburn and Accrington, with Manchester City Centre and Skipton also within easy reach.

Having been successfully operated by the present owners for the past 9 years, this well known and highly regarded business has acquired a truly enviable reputation with excellent reviews and feedback. The business is currently rated as the number one guest house in Clayton Le Moors on Tripadvisor and has also been awarded a certificate of Excellence. As you would expect, the business boasts an extensive and loyal customer base enjoying regular, repeat and passing trade.

Maple Lodge operates from a highly visible and imposing, double fronted detached period property offering spacious and versatile accommodation, which is immaculately appointed throughout creating a warm and welcoming environment. In addition to the main dwelling, there is also a more modern single storey detached lodge, offering a further four bedrooms which are popular with less mobile guests. The eight en-suite bedrooms are individually presented with tasteful décor and quality furniture and furnishings, creating a warm and welcoming ambience.

To fully appreciate this first class business opportunity, a viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

TURNOVER
Currently £103,650 per annum approximately. After VAT payments the turnover is approximately £93,800.

ACCOUNTS
Available accounts are to year end 31st March:
2015 - Turnover £103,650.

STAFF
Operated by the owners with full/part time members of staff.

PROPERTY
There are two detached properties. The main dwelling is a double fronted period property, which has been modernised and updated offering spacious and versatile accommodation.

The second dwelling is a more modern single storey self contained lodge, which is accessed from a separate entrance at the rear of the setting.

RESTAURANT AND BAR AREAS
The welcoming resident's lounge is located at the front of the building with a feature fireplace, wood panelling and a hardwood bar with cold storage area. There is an attractive 16 cover dining room with quality tables and chairs, a feature fireplace and light oak effect laminate flooring.

To the rear of the property there is a comprehensive, fully fitted kitchen with a range of quality wall and base units, complimentary worksurfaces, a gas hob, an extractor canopy and a built in double oven. There is store room which is located off the kitchen.

LETTING ACCOMMODATION
The eight en-suite bedrooms are individually designed with tasteful décor and quality furniture and furnishings, creating a welcoming ambience.

Located within the main dwelling there are 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin room and a family room with a Jacuzzi bath. The Lodge offers an additional 2 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms.

Externally there is a private car park for residents located to the rear of the property and a store shed for bicycles.

RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION
The private living accommodation is well presented and located on the lower ground floor of the property.

The accommodation briefly comprises: A spacious living room with outdoor access to the car park, a dining room, a double bedroom with en-suite facilities, a double bedroom with a range of fitted robes and a shower room with a toilet.

TENURE
We are advised that the property is freehold.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

SUMMARY
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a first class guest house with a truly enviable position, which occupies such a prominent trading position. To avoid disappointment, a viewing is highly recommended.

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Accrington (1.3 mi)
  • Church & Ostwaldwistle (1.4 mi)
  • Rishton (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399199 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Accrington (1.3 mi)
  • Church & Ostwaldwistle (1.4 mi)
  • Rishton (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399199 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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