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Two Christian Guild hotels sold to Carlauren Group

07 August 2018 by
Two Christian Guild hotels sold to Carlauren Group

Christian Guild Hotels has sold two of its properties to the Carlauren Group off a guide price in excess of £2.9m.

The 61-bedroom Abbot Hall hotel in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, and the 23-bedroom Lindors Country House hotel (pictured) in Lydney, Gloucestershire, were put up for sale earlier this year for a combined price of £3m.

Somerset-based real estate company the Carlauren Group has a portfolio including medium- to long-term resort accommodation and care homes.

The sale of the two hotels leaves Christian Guild Hotels with three properties: Treloyhan Manor in St Ives, Cornwall; Sidholme Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon; and Willersley Castle, near Matlock, Derbyshire.

Abbot Hall was built in 1840 and has 36 bedrooms in its main house plus a 14-bedroom bungalow, five lodges and separate owner's accommodation, as well as a restaurant, coffee shop and two conference rooms.

Lindors Country House hotel has five lodges, three conference rooms and the 64-cover Stowes restaurant. The main section of the property was built in the 1830s and has a wing dating to 1660.

Christian Guild Hotels was represented jointly by Savills and Musson Liggins. Christian Guild is a trading name of Methodist Guild Holidays, which today is a multi-denominational holiday organisation.

Tom Cunningham, hotels director at Savills, said: "Both of these historic hotels benefit from a robust business and leisure trade, attracting interest from a wide range of investors. We are pleased with the strong sale price achieved on behalf of Christian Guild Hotels."

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