Calder House Hotel, The Banks, Seascale, Cumbria


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 18
For sale by auction on Wednesday, 11 December 2019 at 12:00

Venue: Carlisle Racecourse Durdar Road, Carlisle, CA2 4TS

A substantial, detached, Victorian property occupying a large site overlooking the Irish sea in this popular village on the fringe of the Lake District National Park.

Originally built as a private residence but used as a girls preparatory school until the 1960s when it became a hotel. It was refurbished at the turn of the last century, later extended and now comprises a hotel with 18 en-suite bedrooms.

Ground Floor

Porch, entrance hall with reception, office, residents lounge, laundry room and 4 en-suite bedrooms

Lower Ground Floor

Porch, dining/function room with bar, kitchen, ladies & gents WC's, cellar and self-contained owners flat with living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom

First Floor

7 en-suite bedrooms

Second Floor

7 en-suite bedrooms


The property occupies a large garden site (see title plan) with ample car parking space, front lawn extending down to the railway beyond which is the sea. There is a large detached Garage/Store with electric roller door. This is suitable for a variety of uses subject to planning consent.

Change of use

Any interested parties should make their own enquiries to Copeland Borough Council who have indicated that in principle it may be possible to convert the property into apartments.


We are also offering nearby 3, Caldersyde as a separate lot in this auction. It is currently used as an annex to the hotel and comprises 6 well appointed, fully furnished, en-suite bedrooms and a kitchen.


The hotel is being offered for sale on a bricks and mortar basis. The contents will be available for purchase by separate negotiation.


Please telephone 01228 510552

EPC Rating: C


23 Nov 2019 11:00-14:00

07 Dec 2019 11:00-14:00

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - £900 inc VAT payable on exchange of contracts.

Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.

Price Information

* Guides are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

Additional Fees Information

Please be aware there may be additional fees payable on top of the final sale price. This includes and are not limited to administration charges and buyer's premium fees payable on exchange, and disbursements payable on completion. Please ensure you check the property information page for a list of any relevant additional fees as well as reading the legal pack for any disbursements.

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