Situated on the approach to Bowness village, Elim Lodge has the valuable asset of private off road parking and gardens onto Biskey Howe Road, a short walk brings you within reach of a wide range of shops, restaurants, cinema and boat landings at Bowness Bay. Elim Lodge is a very well established guest house operating bed and breakfast in one of the honey pot areas of the Lake District National Park. The present owners have created an excellent 3 star business trading up to the VAT level over a 10 month period offering an attractive lifestyle.
Traditional Victorian entrance leading into the reception hall.
A lovely bright room with bay window, plenty of character and covers for sixteen guests.
Another comfortable reception room on the ground floor with an outlook over garden areas.
A small but practical working kitchen with all the necessary fitments for the business. Door to rear yard. Adjacent is a useful utility area and access to the lower floor.
Lower Ground Floor
A good double bedroom with windows on two sides and adjacent bathroom fitted out with attractive three piece suite and wall tiling.
Second Owners Bedroom/Store Room
In the past also used as a second private bedroom but presently used as storage for the business.
Separate WC, Shower Room and Bathroom facilities.
A family bedroom (3) with a sunny south facing window and en-suite shower room.
A comfortable double bedroom also at the front of the house. A standard room utilising the first floor facilities.
A generous family bedroom (4) with bay window facing south and a well fitted en-suite shower room with WC.
An attractive family bedroom (3) with side dormer window
A private bathroom facility for use by bedroom number 4 on this level.
A pleasant double bedroom with private en-suite shower room facility with WC.
The property has an attractive approach along a pathway with level well stocked gardens to either side enjoying a sunny south westerly aspect. To the side of the property is the advantage of parking area for four vehicles. Small yard area and store.
The property is held on a twelve year commercial lease on full repairing and insuring terms at present rent of £11,500 per annum.
The business is operated by the owners on a bed and breakfast basis and trades up to the VAT level, open 10 months a year. The business operates directly from their own website, www.elimlodge.co.uk and through general booking sites. The business is offered for sale as a going concern with a full commercial inventory which will be provided prior to an exchange of contracts.
Council Tax Band
£7,300. Total amount payable £3598.90. This could be reduced if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the local authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.