The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Northampton buyers for Lake District B&B

12 September 2008 by

Beechwood Guest House, which lies in the heart of the Lake District National Park, has changed hands.

The award-winning property is on Beresford Road on the outskirts of Bowness-on-Windermere, a village founded by the Vikings in the 11th-century. It is just a five-minute stroll from Lake Windermere (which was originally called Vinand's Mere after a local Viking chief).

Facilities include six bedrooms (with two four-poster rooms) to sleep 12 guests; a three-bedroom owners' flat on the ground floor; a 12-seat dining room with a corner bay window; and a residents' lounge with a bay window and carved fireplace.

Outdoors, there is a car park to the front, two private seating areas to the rear, and outside seating and a garden area for guests.

Castle Inn, which trades on a B&B basis, achieved trading profits of £65,245 on a £94,465 net turnover. Accolades include a four-star Gold Award guest accommodation rating from VisitBritain and entry in the Best B&B Guide and the LHA Where to Stay Guide.

The Manchester office of Colliers Robert Barry sold the freehold off a guide price of £875,000 on behalf of Tony and Marion Ewing.

New owners Owen and Rita Parker move to Cumbria with their son and daughter-in-law from Northampton.

By Angela Frewin

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking