Goodwin House, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4EE
Guide Price £485,000
Goodwin House is a distinctive red brick building located on a prominent corner close to Keswick Town Centre. Understood to date from 1893, it was built to an American design by the then Mayor of Keswick as his family home. The property now offers four star guest accommodation totalling ten bed spaces and comprising three double rooms, two single rooms and one twin room, all with en-suite facilities. The large windows which are an architectural feature of the property provide good natural lighting, and some pleasant outlooks over the town towards the surrounding Lakeland fells. The self contained owners accommodation is approached through the kitchen door to the rear of the hall, or may be accessed separately via an external door to the side. This comprises an attractive private lounge, the main kitchen which leads out to an enclosed lobby/utility area with steps down to the lower ground floor where there is a further hall/utility space and the owner’s double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Outside is one off road parking space, and to the rear a shared drying green.
This very well established business has been run successfully by the present owners for some fifteen years with a high percentage of repeat business. Over this time the present owners have carried out regular repairs, maintenance and upgrading of the accommodation and the property is certainly presented to a good standard throughout.
Keswick, on the shores of Derwentwater, is the principal tourist centre of the Northern half of the Lake District National Park. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, it is within easy reach of all main visitor attractions in the area. Keswick has developed into one of the most popular and visited towns in the UK. Business is further supplement by way of established events such as the Keswick Convention, Jazz, Beer, literary and Mountain festivals, and the now famous ‘Theatre by the Lake’.
Prominent six bedroomed Guest House in excellent trading position close to Town Centre. Fine period property, all en-suite bedrooms, very well established business opportunity.