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NINE BEDROOM GUEST HOUSE WITH DETACHED THREE BEDROOM OWNERS ACCOMMODATION Set in Excess of 6.5 Acres Excellent Trading Position - Highly Recommended Showing in Excess of £100,000 Net Profit Closing Two Months of the Year for Our Clients Holiday Annual Turnover £140,000 REF 586955. EPC Band D. Business and Properties £1,595,000 Derbyshire




Listed:  15/02/2024
Tenure:  Freehold
Whitton Lodge, Stud Farm, Chesterfield Road, Hardstoft, Pilsley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S45



An opportunity to acquire Whitton Lodge which is an outstanding substantial property offering fabulous letting accommodation together with owners luxurious detached accommodation all set in 6.5 acres of rolling countryside which offers fabulous potential to develop further if required.

Whitton Lodge comprises nine letting rooms which can sleep up to 26 comfortably. Bookings come from a variety of booking portals including AirbBnB,, Laterooms, Trivago etc. plus has its own website therefore bookings are easily managed from anywhere in the world.

Our clients are looking to retire and whilst they run it as a profitable business, new owners have phenomenal potential to increase further. Currently, the business closes down for two full months each year for holidays and currently, as at Jan 9th 2024, 45 weekends have been booked so far throughout 2024 and is expected to be fully booked for the full year with a large number of weekday bookings also.

The business shows in excess of £100,000 net profit. Excellent trading position, just four miles from Junction 29 of the M1 motorway and only a two mile walk from Hardwick Hall with Chatsworth House being close by making this extremely popular with tourists as well as walkers wishing to explore the fabulous countryside.

Freehold premises set in over 6.5 acres, comprising reception leading to a beautiful spacious guest lounge with several sofas, games area with pool table, large feature fireplace, reading room, reception lounge, guest dining room (seating 14 with space for more), superbly fitted main kitchen off with plenty of worktop space. The second kitchen provides an alternative cooking area, utility room, cloaks with toilet and wash hand basin, store cupboard, porch. There is also a walk in shower room.

First floor five double en-suite bedrooms, one family en-suite room.

Externally beautiful gardens lead to three stunning garden rooms, each one is a family room sleeping up to four people and have superb ensuite shower rooms, toilet and wash hand basins. There is a lovely patio with large hot tub which the three garden rooms look out onto. Laundry room, store room, stable block with five stables, paddock, barn type workshop, double garage, drive and car park.

In addition, as at January 2024 Whitton Lodge qualified for small business rates relief.

The private owners luxurious detached residence can only be described as stunning throughout and comprises reception leading to an amazingly fitted dining kitchen offering an abundance of quality integrated units. The lounge is spacious, sporting a beautiful feature brick fireplace. Fitted utility room, shower room, toilet and wash hand basin. The master bedroom is huge with a large en-suite full bathroom incorporating double end bath with shower, toilet and wash hand basin. First floor landing with large airing cupboard, two double bedrooms with fitted furniture, en-suite shower room, toilet and wash hand basin. Stunning manicured gardens and ornamental pond. Large patio. Viewing is required to truly appreciate the quality.

The property has the benefit of a ground source heat pump which has recently been installed at a cost of £62,000. The utility company pays the owner of the property £6,600 per annum for the next 20 years and there is approximately 17 years left on this contract. Our clients have had permission to install a solar and battery storage system on the site which will make the property 88% self-sufficient on power usage. Our client tells us that their business rates have remained zero rated. The utilities for the owners residence is provided by Whitton Lodge.

The current owners have invested substantially in the property to ensure that all mod-cons are catered for and the property benefits from the following which are all fully included in the price: All furnishings (including £4,000 new s


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