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Superb Bed And Breakfast For Sale In Harrogate, Ripon & Knaresborough

Harrogate, Ripon & Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Asking Price £1,100,000
Turnover £65,000

Business overview

Large 7 bedroom estate house providing unique self catering group accomodation facilities in the Nidderdale Valley, inc 3 bed managers home PLUS a seperate 3 bed holiday let cottage.

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Located in the stunning scenery of Upper Nidderdale – one of the UK's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), this former shooting lodge picturesque traditional stone building sleeping up to 20 people, has been sensitively converted by local craftsmen to provide convenient, flexible and comfortable group accommodation in a peaceful and private rural setting just 1 hours drive from Leeds, Bradford, Ripon, Harrogate, Burnley and 20 minutes from the town of Skipton

The main property is seperated into two sections, providing the bunkhouse letting accomodation and a further three bed owners home complete with large farmhouse kitchen with AGA stove, office, living room, pantry, laundry and private stairs.

In addition, a further completely detached three bed cottage is provided currently offered as a holiday let, which also has a garage attached.
A new business originally designed to cover all living costs for the current owner plus provide a modest income.

Gross income from the Bunkhouse £55k, plus a further £10k from the holiday let cottage, with low operating costs. Current sales are based on a current occupancy rate of just 50% thus providing considerable potential to grow to £80-100k with the right owner. 30% of 2018's revenue already secured (Oct 2017). The bunkhouse facilities have all been fitted out recently by the current owners to now provide a high quality business that is operated entirely remotely with no requirement for management to be on site for guests. The current owners spend no more than 6 hours a week managing the business, providing the perfect lifestyle business that is unrivalled in the accomodation industry.

A brand new website was launched this year (, complete with card payment facilities, extensive google integration and a virtual tour provides a great platform for finding bookings that add to other selective, targeted advertising solutions. Sitting in a one acre site, the bunkhouse consists of 4 bedrooms, large lounge, large kitchen and dining room, fully equiped kitchen. Three on-suite bathrooms plus a further bathroom. Drying room and boiler-room, large hallway and impressive stairway. Outside is a large patio and garden, complete with fully installed BBQ area. Car parking for 10.

Owners living area consists of a large farmhouse kitchen, with AGA stove. Large pantry, laundry/utility room. Large living room with open fire. Office with woodburning stove.

Cottage includes three bedrooms, kitchen with AGA stove, dining room. Wetroom shower, a further bathroom and living room. Further parking are for upto 12 more vehicles. Private garden area.

This property is truly a unique opportunity to purchase a business offering an existing 6%+ return, whilst offering considerable opportunites for growth, all for less than one days work a week!

Current owners also selling a seperate similiar property

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