Fern Lee Guest House, 9 St. Aidans Road

£495,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 11
An exciting opportunity to purchase a substantial, superbly presented Victorian city property, in a prominent location, ideal for passing trade with an excellent reputation attracting repeat business. The extensive accommodation includes many original features and provides eight en-suite letting bedrooms plus separate, spacious three bedroom owner's accommodation.

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An exciting opportunity to purchase a substantial, superbly presented Victorian city property, in a prominent location, ideal for passing trade with an excellent reputation attracting repeat business. The extensive accommodation includes many original features and provides eight en-suite letting bedrooms plus separate, spacious three bedroom owner's accommodation.  

IN BRIEF entrance porch hallway guest dining room eight en-suite guest bedrooms large dining kitchen linking both guest house and owner's accommodation separate utility large owner's living room inner hallway three owner's bedrooms, including one en-suite owner's bathroom gas central heating double glazing council tax band B EPC Band C large car park front garden and rear private, low maintenance owners garden.  

LOCATION Located in the historic Great Border City of Carlisle and only a few minute's walk from the city centre, Fern Lee Guest House is prominently situated on the corner of St Aidan's Road and Victoria Place, making it ideally placed to take advantage of passing trade as well as being convenient for access to the main road network and all of the attractions our city/region has to offer. The property is within 400 yards of the Hadrian's Wall path which is walked by visitors from all over the world. It is also just a short walk from the shops, bars and restaurants of the city centre and the railway station, which offers direct services to London Euston in a little over three hours, and Glasgow/Edinburgh in a little over an hour. The city's historic landmarks including the Castle and Cathedral are within a short walk, as is a large expanse of parkland and riverside walks. There are also two, 18 hole golf courses in the immediate area as well as a nationally renowned championship links golf course on the coast at Silloth-on-Solway. The World Heritage Sites of Hadrian's Wall and the Lake District National Park are within 30 miles drive as are the Solway Coast & North Pennine's AONB's.  

APPORXIMATE MILEAGES M6 motorway junction 43 - 1.3 Hadrian's Wall - Vindolanda - 26.4 Ullswater - Pooley Bridge -25.1 Keswick - 35.8 Silloth - 25.3 Newcastle International Airport - 55.3  

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL The extensive accommodation is set over three floors. The ground floor provides an entrance porch with original tiled floor leading to a hallway which leads to a large guest dining room, a ground floor double guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a storage cupboard and the modern dining kitchen with island which links to the rear private owner's accommodation. The first floor provides four en-suite bedrooms (two twins, one single and a double). The second floor has a further three en-suite bedrooms (two singles and one triple).

The generous ground floor owner's accommodation is much larger than you would typically expect and is fully private from the guest house side of the property. There is a useful utility room housing two boilers which has plumbing for a washing machine, an office area leading to a stunning large private living room plus an inner hall leading to three good size bedrooms (one of which is en-suite). There is also an additional large bathroom which is finished in a contemporary scheme and has the benefit of a shower over the bath. A door leads from the living room to the private low maintenance attractive garden which has a large joiner built workshop/store with electric.

Externally there is a large block paved car park for owners and guests plus a lawned garden.  

THE BUSINESS To be sold as a going concern with the benefit of a large amount of forward bookings. Fern Lee has an excellent reputation and good levels of repeat business particularly with walking/cycling holiday companies.

It should be noted that the current owners choose not to fully exploit the potential available within the business and there is scope to develop the trade further should the incoming buyer wish to do so.

The property is extremely adaptable and could lend itself to a variety of different uses however is ready to move in and continue trading as a guest house straight away.

Trading figures can be provided to interested purchasers following viewing of the property. 

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01228 810300

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