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9 bedroom guest house for sale

Shaw Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1

196 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 2,109 sq ft (196 sq m)

Key features

  • Accommodation Included
  • Close to the Beach
  • REF 12589

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ref: 12589

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Glenhaven Guest House. The guest house was originally established in 1966. Our client took over the business in 2003 and has enjoyed running this popular guest house. The owner is now looking to sell the business due to the desire to take a well-deserved retirement.

This guest house is open all year round as Blackpool has activities and events all throughout the year. The guest house has 9 letting rooms of which 6 are en-suite. This guest house offers a first class Full English Breakfast, free Wi-Fi and boasts excellent TripAdvisor reviews. The business offers pet and child friendly rooms which is a great plus.

The business is currently generating an advised turnover of around 15,000 per annum. Our client has been unable to run the guest house to its full potential due to ill health. The owner has had to turn guests away.

The turnover could also be increased further by more advertising. The owner has set up a website which has a plethora of information on, the site also allows for online bookings.

We are advised that the business also features on which is a popular well-used booking website. The guest house has been taking bookings for this year and next through this site. The purchaser could also look to set up a business Facebook page. Social media sites are a great way of advertising a business.

There is a great community in the heart of Blackpool and we are advised, if other guest houses are full the help each other and recommend other guest houses in the street.

This is a well-priced business and included in the sale is an owner's accommodation; making this a perfect opportunity for a husband and wife team looking for a great investment. Hilton Smythe advise early viewing in order to take in the full potential of the property.

Glenhaven Guest House is located in the seaside resort of Blackpool, Lancashire.

The Glenhaven is superbly located in the central district of Blackpool being only a fifteen min walk to the world famous pleasure beach and 15 minute walk to the world famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool is a popular tourist location attracting thousands of people each year.

Located within a street with other guest houses there is ample car parking in front of the hotel and private parking to the rear. The guest house is close to the main town centre where there are plenty of public houses, restaurants and retail shops.

The tram stop is located at the top of the road which takes you the full length North and South of the famous promenade. Blackpool central railway station is close by and the famous John Lennon airport is just 30 miles away.

Blackpool is a borough, seaside town, and unitary authority area of Lancashire in North West England. It is situated along England's North West coast by the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 17.5 miles north west of Preston, 27 miles north of Liverpool, 30 miles north west of Bolton and 40 miles north west of Manchester.

Situated within Shaw Street, along with other guest houses. The property is well presented with signage across the front. At the front there is a patio area with a seating area for the hotter summer months.

Ground Floor

The main entrance leads into large hallway and stairwell with many original features. Door leading to large dining room and lounge area. The dining area has 24 covers with wooden table and chairs and antique furniture. There is a large bay window overlooking the front giving off plenty of light. Off this room is a door leading to a private owner's kitchen with wall and base units, stainless steel sink and a preparation area

Equipment Included-
Gas cooker
Grill pan
Washing machine
Fridge freezer
Deep fat fryer
Wall and base units

Through to the rear of the property is a yard with car parking space. Further door leading to private lounge and office space. There is also an owner's double bedroom on the ground floor. There is a separate bathroom with WC sink and shower over the bath. On this floor is another double bedroom with en-suite WC sink and shower cubicle.

First Floor

Stairway leading to first floor to which there are 4 bedrooms all with TV's on wall and tea and coffee making machines. There is a communal bathroom with a WC, sink and a shower cubicle for those rooms without en-suites.

Family room double bed and single.
Family room double bed and single with en-suite.
Family room with double bed and bunk bed with en-suite.
Small double room with hand wash sink.

Second Floor

On the second floor there are a further 5 guest rooms. All with coffee making facilities and a TV on the wall.

2 x Double rooms.
3 x Double rooms with (2 with en-suites).

This is a great sized property.

We are advised the business is being sold as a Freehold opportunity.

The business currently opens from April to November

The business is run and managed by our client.

The business generates a turnover in the region of 15,000 per annum.

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