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For Sale
North Yorkshire


IDYLLIC DALES GUEST HOUSE in Hawes for Sale. Have you ever dreamt of getting off the corporate treadmill and finding a lifestyle business you can be truly passionate about, whilst setting your own pace of life and enjoying the idyllic Yorkshire Dales countryside? You will not find a more attractive opportunity than this. A substantial, Grade II listed, Georgian manor house property, located in the very heart of this famous and historic Dales market town. The most highly prominent property in Hawes, on Market Place itself. Hawes is a bustling and vibrant Wensleydale market town within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It enjoys a colossal amount of visitor footfall all year around and there is an overwhelming demand for bed and breakfast rooms. Hikers, cyclists and many classic bike and car clubs are attracted to the many unique, independently owned shops selling gifts and high quality local produce. The towns traditional pubs, cafes and highly regarded restaurants are a huge draw for tourists, visitors and local residents. THE OPPORTUNITY - The owner has one eye on retirement now and is only trading three of the five letting rooms and a good portion of the second floor is the owners private quarters. Additionally, there are a series of rooms on the lower ground floor which are currently only used as storage, but are suited to conversion to add a further two en-suite guest rooms. Alternatively, new owners may wish to use the lower ground floor as a private flat and restore rooms on the second floor to form two additional guest rooms. The ground floor catering kitchen is capable of high volumes of food preparation and would easily cope with all day food service or evening bistro facility. The scope is huge for enterprising and ambitious new owners. THE PROPERTY - A Grade II Listed former manor house, converted to provide Four Star bed and breakfast accommodation. The property currently offers six guest rooms over first and second floors. The property was acquired in a poor state of repair and the owner went about undertaking extensive and major refurbishment works since 2019, including new wood sash windows throughout, in keeping with the conservation area and complying with the buildings Historic England Grade II listing, a new Fischer Future heating system, some new bathroom enhancements and lots of general decorative upkeep. The guest house has a good size catering kitchen, superbly equipped with a hooded extraction system and commercial quality catering equipment. The property is entered into a large open plan living and dining room which currently serves as a reception and breakfast area for guests. This offers further potential for further use as a tearoom for non-residents. The inner hallway then leads on to the fully equipped catering kitchen with oven and gas hob, dishwasher and stainless-steel central island. The pantry area leads out into a secluded rear yard. Also on the ground floor is the first letting bedroom which features a modern en-suite shower room. There is also a fire escape exit, a small linen store and a cloakroom with further storage. To the first floor there are three further letting bedrooms. Each room also has the benefit of an en-suite shower room. To the second floor is the fifth letting bedroom which is a spacious double with a window overlooking the market place to the front and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower cubicle. The owner's accommodation is also found on the second floor and currently comprises a double bedroom which has previously been a family room with a separate dressing room which could be altered into an en-suite bathroom if a further letting bedroom were required. There is also a further small double room with en-suite shower room which is currently utilised as storage but could offer the sixth letting bedroom. Usefully, the basement is divided into two rooms each with en-suite facilities. These are currently used as storage but offer potent






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