Located in the historic market town of Sedbergh, dwarfed by The Howgills, in the western dales of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and close to the eastern fells of the Lake District, with both having much to offer especially for those keen on outdoor recreational pursuits such as walking, cycling, camping and potholing, the owners of Daleslea use walking and cycling companies as well as returning guests to generate bookings, the current level of occupancy suits the current owners needs but undoubtedly could be developed further with the inclusion of packed lunches and evening meals if desired. This property has limitless potential and opportunity to the right purchaser, they have in excess of 200 lets agreed in advance bookings from February 2018. Sedbergh has a 'year round' walking and cycling holiday trade being on the route of the Dales Way and the Dales High Way amongst many others. This successful bed and breakfast is a popular overnight stop for walkers, cyclists, golfers and outdoor enthusiasts. Daleslea has also proved popular with holiday makers, visitors to the area, and because of the proximity to Sedbergh School, for visiting parents. From Junction 37 of the M6 Motorway take the A684 into Sedbergh and follow signs for Town Centre. After passing the Spar Shop and Woodside Avenue on the left hand side, turn into the last driveway before Highfield Road.
A Brief Introduction
A rare opportunity to acquire this truly stunning Victorian property, which is highly adaptable for either a large family home or business. Daleslea has been successfully run by the current Vendors as a lifestyle opportunity to fit in around family life. The established Bed and Breakfast is let out under the 'rent a room' scheme, and boasts excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. The immaculately presented accommodation is laid out over three floors and briefly comprises: entrance hall, sitting room, guest dining room, snug, kitchen, utility, and five en-suite bedrooms. There are many original character features including an oak fireplace with over mantle mirror in the sitting room, stained and leaded glass in the double doors which lead from the sitting room to the dining room, cornices, ceiling roses, wooden floors, picture rails, deep skirtings and sash windows. The property has gas central heating throughout, and is Broadband and satellite TV connected.
A Brief Introduction Continued...
Outside there are well tended gardens, ample parking and a single garage. Carpets, curtains and blinds, poles and light fittings are all included in the sale. Further items of furniture and white goods are available by separate negotiation. If purchased as a going concern the property can be bought fully equipped and ready for immediate trade with the advantage of advance bookings.
A traditional front door leads into the entrance hall, with polished wood flooring, coving to the ceiling, and a useful understair storage cupboard. The sitting room features an impressive oak fire surround housing an inset coal effect gas fire, with timber plinth and an inset bevelled glass mirror. The room enjoys polished wood flooring, original coving, sash windows to the front elevation, and feature double doors with leaded glass through to the dining room, which has an outlook to the side and rear. There is access to a ground floor cloakroom, which comprises a two piece suite. The snug provides a cosy living space, with a feature stone fireplace housing a coal effect gas fire. There are recessed cupboards, and there is access through to the kitchen.
Kitchen & Utility
The kitchen has an excellent range of wall and floor mounted cupboard units with laminate worktops and contrasting tiled splashbacks. There is a Rangemaster cooker incorporating a warming plate, grill, double oven, and four ring hob, a commercial extractor hood over, and a double bowl stainless steel sink unit. The kitchen has practical tiled flooring, and offers external access. The utility room has a flyover worktop, and provides space for a fridge freezer, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer if required. There is an Ideal gas central heating boiler, and useful shelving.
Bedrooms & Bathrooms - First Floor
An open spindled staircase leads up to the first floor, with a large cylinder airing cupboard and access to three tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms. The first bedroom is well equipped with a range of fitted furniture and offers a private guest sitting room with fitted drawer units and a TV cabinet. The en-suite comprises a four piece suite incorporating a bath, overbath shower, WC, bidet, and wash hand basin. The second bedroom offers excellent storage space with a double wardrobe and dressing table, and a four piece suite incorporating a panelled bath, overbath shower, WC, bidet and wash hand basin. Bedroom three affords lovely rural views to the front elevation, and has fitted wardrobes and drawer units, with access to a four piece en-suite incorporating a bath, overbath shower, WC, bidet and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms & Bathrooms - Second Floor
Stairs from the first floor lead up to the second floor landing, with fitted wardrobes to the landing space, and access to two more en-suite bedrooms. The fourth bedroom looks out to the side elevation, and has a three piece shower room incorporating a shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin, with a useful linen cupboard. The fifth bedroom provides superb open views, has a range of fitted furniture, and a four piece en-suite bathroom comprising a bath with overbath shower, WC, bidet and wash hand basin.
To the front of the property a tarmac driveway and turning area provides ample off road parking, and there is a large level lawned garden with a host of mature shrubs and trees. The gardens continue round the side and rear of the house, offering a secluded haven with some lovely views towards Winder Fell, a paved seating area. large pond and stone and slate outhouse. There is a single garage with timber door, light and power.
18' 8'' x 15' 4'' (5.69m x 4.67m)
15' 8'' x 12' 10'' (4.77m x 3.91m)
12' 3'' x 10' 7'' (3.73m x 3.22m)
12' 2'' x 8' 9'' (3.71m x 2.66m)
9' 0'' x 6' 0'' (2.74m x 1.83m)
Cloakroom / WC
15' 0'' x 12' 2'' (4.57m x 3.71m)
12' 2'' x 8' 10'' (3.71m x 2.69m)
10' 10'' x 10' 7'' (3.30m x 3.22m)
15' 2'' x 13' 0'' (4.62m x 3.96m)
14' 0'' x 10' 0'' (4.26m x 3.05m)
En-Suite Shower Room
14' 5'' x 12' 9'' (4.39m x 3.88m)
16' 9'' x 9' 8'' (5.10m x 2.94m)