15 bedroom hotel for sale

Castle House Hotel, Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1

Offers in Region of £1,750,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Use class orders: C1 Hotels

Key features

  • Grade II listed property in superb trading location;
  • Secluded walled garden formed by part of the original city moat and walls
  • Accommodation led business;
  • 15 well proportioned guest bedrooms;
  • Georgian dining room with 24 covers
  • Relaxed bar and lounge waiting area (14);
  • Car park for 11 vehicles;

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION AND INTRODUCTION

Canterbury is a world famous cathedral city. Renowned in medieval times as place of pilgrimage, the this beautiful, walled former citadel with cobbled streets has rich architectural and literary history. Located in the home county of Kent (?the Garden of England?), Canterbury is one of the region?s most visited tourist destinations. It is also an important regional hub with a vibrant local economy.

The hotel is an ideal base for leisure and corporate guests. Only 1/2 mile away is Canterbury Cathedral; part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site its origins date back to 597 AD. ?The Cathedral is often described as ?England in stone? as its history is intrinsically linked to the country?s history. From its first Archbishop, Augustine, who established Christianity in England to Archbishop Langton?s role in the Magna Carta negotiations and the power struggle between King Henry II and Archbishop Thomas Becket, Canterbury Cathedral?s history is as rich as it comes?. Source: https://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/heritage/history/

Other well visited attractions include The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction plus numerous museums and galleries. The cobbled streets and multitude of independent retailers and eateries add to the city?s charm. Just to the south of Canterbury are the Kent Downs; an officially designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Fastest, direct train journey times from Canterbury West Station to London (St Pancras International) are just under 1 hour.

Acquired by our client in 2008, it has been lovingly refurbished and maintained to a very high standard. The product offering presents exceptionally well and the hotel is operated along its sister hotels including The Canterbury; less than .5 miles to the south west on Wincheap. Interested parties may wish to note The Canterbury Hotel, Canterbury is also available for sale.

The hotels are offered for sale on a joint and individual basis.

The property and business are offered for sale due to our client?s focus on other business interests.

THE PROPERTY AND EXTERNAL A REAS

With original parts dating back to the 1730s, the Castle House Hotel is an architectural gem. This Grade II listed local landmark features a southerly facing, walled garden; a secluded space formed incorporating part of the original city walls and on remaining section of the moat.

The hotel accommodation is laid out to the main building, former coach house (both 2 storey) and a 1 bedroom modern annex.

GUEST BEDROOMS

The Castle House Hotel has 15 well-appointed and generously proportioned guest bedrooms., (3 small double rooms, 4 double rooms, 2 double/twin rooms and 6 family rooms) Presented to a high standard are en suite. The bedrooms equipped with the expected modern amenities.
Several of the bedrooms feature high ceilings and large Georgian windows offering views of the Castle and the Cathedral.

9 of the bedrooms are located to the original building, to the 5 rooms are location in the former coach house and an accessible bedroom is located to the annex.


Nearest stations

  • Canterbury East (0.1 mi)
  • Canterbury West (0.6 mi)
  • Sturry (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Colliers International (Hotels), London

50 GEORGE STREET, London, W1U 7GA

020 8012 3670 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Canterbury East (0.1 mi)
  • Canterbury West (0.6 mi)
  • Sturry (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Colliers International (Hotels), London

50 GEORGE STREET, London, W1U 7GA

020 8012 3670 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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