A traditional Lakeland Guest House offering 7 letting bedrooms all with en-suite facilities plus 3 bedroomed owners accommodation situated in an excellent, prime main road trading location.

For sale as a going concern being equipped and ready for trading with parking for 5 guest cars plus owners rear decked seating area. This property also has permission to be used as a house of multiple occupancy, subject to planning or could be used as staff accommodation for a larger business.

Property Details

Description: Crompton House comprises a traditional Lakeland stone and slated semi detached four storey property with a modern block built extension to the rear. The guest house offers seven comfortable letting bedrooms all of which provide television, tea and coffee making facilities and have either en-suite bath or shower rooms. The business operates on a bed and breakfast basis.

The property is neatly presented and decorated and has three owners bedrooms each en-suite plus private sitting room on the ground floor. The modernised kitchen is well equipped with crockery, cutlery and other associated with the business included in the sale.

Crompton House holds a valid Fire Certificate. The property is for sale as a going concern to include fixtures, fittings and goodwill, offered equipped and ready for immediate trading.

Location: Crompton House is situated in an excellent trading position being midway between the busy tourist villages of Windermere and Bowness on Windermere, known as the ‘Golden Mile’. From Windermere village proceed towards Bowness on New Road continuing as Lake Road passing the stone and slated Baddeley Clock. Crompton House can be found on the left just before the turning into Queens Drive. Position is an important factor for business and Crompton House is prominently situated on the left hand side of the main thoroughfare, ideal for passing trade and return business. Lake Windermere is within half a mile.

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)

Feature Entrance Porch Being part glazed and having stained glass panels and fitted bench seating.

Reception Hallway Telephone point and fire alarm control box.

Private Lounge 16′ 0" into bay x 15′ 2" (4.88m into bay x 4.62m) Having dual aspect with large bay window, television point and telephone point.

Letting Bedroom 1 21′ 2" x 9′ 10" (6.45m x 3m) A triple family room, two television points. En-suite shower room with shower, wash hand basin and WC. Extractor fan and radiator.

Inner Hallway Two linen cupboards. Leading to modern rear extension.

Letting Bedroom 6 10′ 2" x 10′ 1" (3.1m x 3.07m) A double room with two wall light points. En-suite shower room with shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Part tiled walls, illuminated mirror with shaver point.

Letting Bedroom 7 13′ 4" x 10′ 7" (4.06m x 3.23m) A double dual aspect room with two wall light points. En-suite shower room with shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Shaver light and double glazed Velux roof light.

Staircase from Reception Hall to First Floor

Landing Built-in cupboard and uPVC double glazed sash window.

Letting Bedroom 2 15′ 9" x 15′ 0 (into bay)" (4.8m x 4.57m) Four poster double room with bay window. En-suite shower room with shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Shaver light and wall mounted fan heater.

Letting Bedroom 3 15′ 6" x 10′ 0 (incl. en suite)" (4.72m x 3.05m) A double room with en-suite shower room of shower cubicle, WC, contemporary glass wash basin, wall mounted fan heater and shaver point.

Stairs to Second Floor Landing

Letting Bedroom 4 16′ 1" x 9′ 11 (incl. en suite)" (4.9m x 3.02m) A double room with en-suite shower room of shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Shaver light and extractor fan.

Letting Bedroom 5 15′ 1" x 12′ 0 (incl. en suite)" (4.6m x 3.66m) Super king family room with uPVC double glazed sash window. En-suite shower room of shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Extractor fan and shaver point. Fire escape door.

A staircase from the Reception Hall leads down to the Lower Ground Floor

Residents Dining Room 15′ 6" x 13′ 1" (max)(4.72m x 3.99m) plus 15′ 9" x 6′ 3" (max)(4.8m x 1.91m) Lakeland stone fireplace, concealed cupboard housing Gloworm gas fired central heating boiler. Small walk-in store.

Kitchen 13′ 2" x 10′ 2" (4.01m x 3.1m) Recently refitted with contemporary style black and white wall and base units, Belling stainless steel gas double oven with cooker hood over. Plumbing for washing machine, telephone point, retractable ironing board unit, Hotpoint dishwasher, stainless steel corner double sink unit with waste disposal unit. Door to outside.

Inner Hall Door to outside.

Owners Bedroom 1 14′ 8" x 14′ 0 (max)" (4.47m x 4.27m) En-suite Bathroom
Fitted with a three piece modern white bathroom suite of spa bath with Triton shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC. Extractor fan and tiled walls.

Owners Bedroom 2 13′ 4" x 6′ 4" (4.06m x 1.93m) Dual aspect room with en-suite shower room, pedestal wash basin and WC.

Owners Bedroom 3 10′ 8" x 7′ 3" (3.25m x 2.21m)

Shower Room Shower room of shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Extractor fan. Plumbing for washer and dryer.

Outside: Guest parking provided to the front with five spaces and a further two to the rear with owners wooden deking area.

Business: Crompton House operates on a bed and breakfast basis and is three star rated with the English Tourism Council. The property is to be sold as a going concern with equipment, fixtures, fittings, furnishings ready for immediate trading with the exception of the owners personal chattels. A full inventory will be prepared upon sale. Trading accounts will be made available to bona fide interested parties after internal inspection.

Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Telephone at present connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators.

Business Rates: Rateable value of £11,000 with the amount payable in the order of £5,324 for 2018/19. Small business rates may be applicable for example the current owners have 100% relief.

Council Tax Owners accommodation, South Lakeland District Council – Band A

Tenure: Freehold.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh, Windermere Office.

Energy Performance Certificate: The full energy performance certificate is available on our website or at any of our offices

Floor Plan

Floorplan Crompton House, Lake Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2EQ




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