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8 bedroom hotel for sale

Millers Beck, Millbridge Lane, Stainton, Kendal


Property Description

Key features

  • A truly exceptional country guest house enjoying a prominent rural location with delightful views.
  • Highly successful, long established business.
  • Detached stone and slate built former mill, comprehensively refurbished by the present owners.
  • Two self-contained guest apartments, one with two double bedrooms, the other with one.
  • Five bedrooms, all en-suite [four currently used for Bed and Breakfast].
  • The guest house blends traditional features, such as exposed beams with modern contemporary styling to create a beautifully appointed and immaculately presented property.
  • Double glazed throughout and oil fired central heating.
  • Attractively laid out gardens including the former mill race.
  • Two driveways providing off-road car parking.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding award winning detached country guest house with five en-suite bedrooms plus two self-contained guest apartments. Superb owners accommodation. Highly successful, long established business with potential for growth.

Excellent, prominent position located on the A65 between Kendal and junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Energy Rating "F".

From Kendal take the A65 Burton Road out of the town in a south easterly direction for about four miles, passing The Punch Bowl pub at Barrows Green on the way. After The Punch Bowl take the next turning on the left into Millbridge Lane where the property will be found immediately on the right.

The property occupies a prominent corner position at the junction of the A65 Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale road with Millbridge Lane.

The guest house is surrounded by attractive rolling countryside and enjoys lovely views. On the other side of the lane is a working farm.

The property forms part of the community of Stainton, a scattering of houses and farms, located about four miles south of the historic market town of Kendal and a similar distance from junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Being located on one of the main roads into Kendal from the M6 the property enjoys excellent passing trade.

Kendal, renowned as being the gateway to the Lake District, is a thriving town and a popular tourist destination in its own right. In addition to enjoying excellent road links to the motorway network there is a railway station at nearby Oxenholme for the London to Glasgow West Coast main line.

Millers Beck is a perfect base for these wishing to explore this most beautiful part of the world and for accessing the coast, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

There are driveways to either side of the guest house providing off-road car parking.

Fenced and hedged garden to rear comprising a lawn and herbaceous flowerbeds. Timber garden shed.

The walled millrace provides an attractive feature. The millrace, which has several drops creating waterfalls, is crossed by a bridge linking the maingarden with a patio and garden area adjacent to the owners living room.

To the side of the guest house is a further lawned garden area.

Mains water and electricity. Bottled gas for the cooker. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage.

Fitted carpets, curtains, and light fittings together with all furniture and effects necessary for the running of the guest house are included. Personal items are not included. A room by room inventory of items to be included is available for inspection by interested parties.

The accounts showing turnover costs and net profit levels are available for inspection by genuinely interested parties only.

The property is offered for sale as our clients wish to retire. The well-established business was taken over by our clients in 2009 who have since developed the business further and comprehensively refurbished the property.

The sale of the property and business will include the website

The existing millrace provides a constant flow of water. The owners have made enquiries regarding the potential for the millrace to generate electricity, which has received a positive response. The owners would be willing to discuss this further with interested parties during a viewing.

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