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Lonsdale House, Lake Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2JJ


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Christie & Co, Manchester
Hotel for sale

Key features

  • Impressive, managed Lake District B&B
  • 11 individually styled en suite bedrooms
  • Breakfast room, lounge & bar
  • Private parking for 12 vehicles
  • Adjusted profits circa £100,000
  • One bed manager's flat. Energy Rating B
  • Christie & Co Ref: 5646694

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


A two storey double fronted terrace property of colour rendered brick elevations with the advantage of lower ground floor accommodation, with private parking to front and rear.

Constructed in 1851, originally as a gentleman's residence. Lonsdale House was first traded as a hotel in 1932 and retains a number of period style features throughout the property.


Conveniently situated upon Lake Road (A5074) within walking distance of the many restaurants and attractions within Bowness and Lake Windermere.

Internal Details

The property currently offers guest and ancillary accommodation across four storeys and comprises 11 luxuriously appointed en suite bedrooms, with complimentary toiletries, towels, flat screen TV, dvd player, hairdryer and tea & coffee facilities.

Currently configured as follows:

Ground Floor
Entrance hall
Bedroom 1 - family room with double and two single beds
Bedroom 2 - double room with four poster bed
Bedroom 3 - double room with four poster bed
Bedroom 4 - family room with double and single bed

First Floor
Bedroom 5 - family room with four poster double and single bed
Bedroom 6 - double room with four poster bed
Bedroom 7 - family room with four poster and two single beds
Bedroom 8 - family room with four poster double and single bed

Second Floor
Bedroom 9 - double room with four poster bed
Bedroom 10 - family room with four poster and two single beds

Lower Ground Floor
Guest lounge with feature fireplace, a combination of sofas, chairs and soft furnishings. Providing access to the rear car park.
Bar area with corner mounted bar servery and high stools.
Dining/breakfast room with free standing tables and chairs.

Bedroom 11 - double room with en suite

Ancillary Areas
Trade kitchen with food preparation and wash areas, adjacent storage, office, boiler room, ladies & gents toilets.

Attic Room
Within the roof void comprising two rooms with velux roof lights and bathroom (ideal one bed manager's accommodation).

External Details

Three private parking spaces to the front elevation with a further six to the rear.

The Opportunity

The business has been owned and operated by our clients for the last 13 years and successfully trades as a First Class bed and breakfast. For details on rooms and tariffs, please see the business' dedicated website


The business is operated by our clients with three full-time members of staff.

Trading Information

Management accounts to the 31 May 2019 show a net turnover of £238,073 with a gross profit of £256,804 (91.8%) and profits after deductions of £100,939,

Business Rates

The Rateable Value is £15,750 with effect from April 2017. Confirmation of actual business rates payable should be obtained from the local authority.


Premises licence.

Energy Performance Certificates



Lonsdale House, Lake Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2JJ


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Windermere Station1.0 miles
  • Staveley Station3.9 miles

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