Hotel/guest house for sale in Longtown, Carlisle CA6

£350,000 (£350,000/sq. ft)
Hotel/guest house for sale 1 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Bed and breakfast
  • 2 floor property
  • Fully equipped
  • Well-established
  • Food
  • Hospitality
  • Business for sale
  • Freehold

Property description

Silk Letting Ltd welcomes to the market an award-winning Café and B&B. Situated in the town of Longton, this is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a well-established business.

This family-run café and B&B located in Longtown was established by the owners 11 years ago and has been an amazing success. The business has a 4-star rating by the aa and has also won the aa Dinner Award in 2017,2018 and 2019. The business has also received a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor in 2014,2015,2016,2017,2018 and 2019 and a certificate of excellence from in 2015,2016,2017,2018 and 2019. The business has also been rated excellent by Trivago in 2015,2016 & 2017. This is a proven business that is recognised for the outstanding services it offers.

The B&B has two luxury guest rooms which are well decorated and equipped to a high standard. This B&B is a perfect for short breaks and as it is situated four miles from Gretna Green people often come to the B&B for their honeymoon. The business benefits from a website and online booking system which allows guest to book directly through the website. The business also takes bookings on TripAdvisor which generates lots of bookings for the business.

The café which operates alongside the B&B offers a wide range of menu choices from tasty light bites to home-made meals and has become well-established in the local area. The business also offers evening meals for B&B guests by prior arrangement. The business has a 5-star food hygiene rating and is a recognised business in the area for the fantastic services they offer.

• Award winning Café and B&B
• Two luxury rooms
• 5-star food hygiene rating
• Website
• Online booking system
• Prime location near Gretna Green

The business is known throughout the area for their wide menu choice and tasty homemade meals such as homemade soup, cakes, chilli con carne as well as offering vegetarian options, a coeliac menu and a children’s menu ensuring that all dietary needs are met. Moreover, as it is also a B&B, the business offers a breakfast menu as well as light bites, daily specials and a Sunday lunch menu which has resulted in the business becoming a firm favourite in the local area.

The business is not only a café it caters for private parties and special occasions such as anniversaries, christenings, birthday parties and funerals, as it has a capacity for up to 30 guests it the perfect location for any event. This busiess is also licensed which means there are endless expansion opportunities for the business such as opening in the evening as a pub or restaurant.

The B&B also offers long and short stays
• Takeaway service
• Homemade meals
• Caters for special occasions
• Licensed
• Capacity for up to 30 guests
• Wide menu choice

The business is situated in a prime location on the A7 Edinburgh Road and is just four miles from Gretna Green. The A7 also runs directly into Carlisle City Centre as well as Edinburgh city centre meaning that anyone traveling from Edinburgh to England will have to travel through Longtown meaning that there is huge scope to attract trade. The A7 also merges onto the M6 in Carlisle which runs through to Lancashire. There is lot scope to attract trade due the accessibility of the business.
The business is situated on the main road which runs through the centre of Longtown, the business is visible to all passing trade and is the only B&B in the area. There is parking available at the front of the property as well as the side street next to the property. There is also a bus service a short walk from the property that goes to Gretna Green as well as Carlisle City centre.

• Located on A7 witch leads to Carlisle City Centre and Edinburgh City Centre
• Lots of scope to attract trade due to location
• Public transport near the property
• Parking outside of the property

Premises, fixtures, and fittings
The business occupies a substantial two-storey corner property which is very well presented. The downstairs consists of a large café seating area which can cater for up to 30 people, a fully equipped kitchen and a separate passage for access to the B&B rooms. Moreover, when guests are booked in to stay at the B&B there is a separate room/office for the owner to stay onsite.

The B&B has two bedrooms which are let out, the border Queen room and the Border King room. The Queen room is a traditional luxury room that sleeps two and has a King-size four-poster bed and ensuite bathroom with an over-bath shower. This room is extremely popular amongst couples looking for a night away. The second room available is the Border King Room, this is a contemporary luxury room that sleeps 1,2 or 3 people and is perfect for families. The room has comfortable twin beds and a Super-king bed and an ensuite bathroom with free-standing shower cubicle.

Whilst staying at the B&B the business offers complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, remote controlled fan, widescreen colour TV, iron & ironing board, dressing gowns & slippers in each room to ensure a relaxing and memorable stay.

The business includes the following fixtures and fittings:
Deep fat fryer
Food warmer
4 poster bed
A full list of assets is available upon request

Business rates
This business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief

Financial details
Available upon request

Business hours
Monday - Saturday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday - 8.00am - 4.00pm
The business also operates a special evening menu on Tuesday and Friday evenings
Tuesday evening 6.00pm -8.30pm
Friday evening 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Reason for sale
This business is regrettably up for sale due to our client seeking retirement. This has presented a fabulous opportunity for someone to take over an award-winning café and B&B

Growth Potential
• Delivery service
• Longer opening hours
• Evening menu

A Viewing of this business is highly recommended to appreciate its true value and the potential it has for a new owner.

Contact Mounif at Silk Letting Ltd on to secure your viewing today

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