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Brantfell Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EE
Price: £229,500
Under Offer
Tenure: Long Leasehold
Type: Guest House / Hotel

Property Details

Due to retirement an exceptional leasehold business opportunity has arisen to acquire a superb well established guest house. Available on flexible terms with an option to purchase the freehold.

Enviably positioned in a prominent trading position Brantfell is a substantial Victorian property spread over five floors, including a lower ground floor and attic room. A well established business owned and operated by the current owners successfully since 1993. Although previously operated as a successful six bedroom boutique style guesthouse which has been previously awarded the Silver Award from the Tourist Board. The owners currently only operate two letting suites by choice due semi retirement. There is realistic potential to generate an income of £120,000 pa. More information is available at www.brantfell.co.uk.

The property has undergone extensive modernisation throughout to an exceptionally high standard over recent years includes re-plumbing, new central heating system, re-wiring and plastering together with all new luxury en-suite facilities. As mentioned Brantfell has six en-suite bedrooms of which two are highly popular suites each with reception areas. All bedrooms benefit from lovely fell views, with the front overlooking the playing fields towards the church, Loughrigg and Fairfield. The property has private off road parking to the rear for three/four vehicles. There is excellent private owners accommodation on the lower ground floor with one/ two bedrooms, which has also undergone complete refurbishment in recent years creating light and airy accommodation with en-suite facility. Additionally there is a useful attic room which is presently used for storage, although it does benefit from an en-suite.

All letting bedrooms have TV points and useful added storage space of built in wardrobes, dresser and bedside cabinets. Each guest bedroom also has the benefit of private en-suite facilities containing a three piece suite comprising of a corner shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floors and half wall tiled. Along with heated towel rails, extractors and electric shaver points.

Front door into vestibule with original Victorian tiled floor into inner hall with concealed fire alarm and intercom system.

Guest Dining/Living Room
16’4 x 12’10 (5.0m x 3.9m)
Attractive bay window and gas point with a slate hearth. Substantial bay window overlooking the recreational area towards St Mary’s church, Loughrigg and Fairfield. Double doors leading through to;

Private Lounge
12’9 x 12’7 (3.9m x 3.8m)
An attractive and spacious room with open fire with inset Victorian surround and tiled hearth. TV point. Leading through to;

Breakfast Area
9’4 x 6’2 (2.8m x 1.9m)
Breakfast area with a contemporary selection of wall and base units with worktop. Integrated fridge, wine rack and slate tiled floor.

15’3 x 6’9 (4.7m x 2.1m)
Excellent modern selection of wall and base units with five ring gas hob, integrated double oven and one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and waste disposal. Commercial electric grill. Part tiled walls and plumbing for dishwasher.

Utility Room
Rear lobby leading to laundry room with WC, wash hand basin and Worcester boiler.

Half landing and hot water storage cupboard.

Rear Bedroom One
13’1 x 9’8 (4.0m x 2.9m)
Spacious Double room. En-suite.

First Floor
Rear Bedroom Two
11’2 x 7’10 (3.4m x 2.4m)
Attractive spacious double room with view towards the lower slopes of Wansfell pike. En-suite.

Front Bedroom Three
17’1 x 12’2 (5.2m x 3.7m)
A generously proportioned double suite room with lounge area and fantastic views over the local recreational ground to St Mary’s Church, Fairfield and Loughrigg. Leading in to en-suite bathroom.

Second Floor
Half landing.

Rear Bedroom Four
13’1 x 9’8 (4.0m x 2.9m)
Spacious Double room.

Rear Bedroom Five
11’3 x 7’10 (3.4m x 2.4m)
Attractive spacious double room with view towards the lower slopes of Wansfell pike with TV point. En-suite.

Front Bedroom Six
15’2 x 8’4 (4.6m x 2.5m)
Superb, generously proportioned room with separate lounge area, two dormer windows giving fantastic fell and country views. En-suite.

Third Floor
From the second floor landing there is an additional staircase with under stair cupboard. Leading to:

Attic Room
12’10 x 10’1 (3.9m x 3.1m)
Highly useful space with two velux windows, currently used as a store room but equally suited as a spacious single room.

Comprising of panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor.

Lower Ground Floor

Private Living Room/ Bedroom
16’8 x 15’7 (5.1m x 4.8m)
Light and airy room with external door. Telephone and TV points. Slate tiled floor. Separate external door providing private access for owners.

Private Bedroom
11’10 x 11’1 (3.6m x 3.4m)
Spacious double room with tiled floor.

En-suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Extractor and heated towel rail.

To the rear the property benefits from private off road parking for three/four vehicles. Small area to the front of the property giving access to the private owners accommodation.

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Leasehold. Available on Flexible lease terms to be negotiated, although the proposal is a 15 year Renewable lease at a rent of £25,000 PA.

£6,000 actual amount payable £2,484. Please note: this could be reduced if the purchaser is eligible for Small Business Rate Relief.
Council Tax Band A

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