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40 Lake Road, Keswick
Guide Price £1,400,000

40 Lake Road, Keswick

Sold STC
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  • Superb Lakeland 14 bedroom guest house
  • A rare and exciting opportunity
  • In the heart of Keswick town centre
  • Magnificent Views to the Lakeland Fells
  • An existing successful trading business
  • Potential for further income growth
  • Stunning Victorian period property
  • 14 guest bedrooms with ensuite facilities
  • 3 bedroom residents accommodation
  • Highly desirable location
  • Close to Derwent Water and the Borrowdale Valley
  • In the Lake District National Park
  • Excellent transport links


Lakeside House is a superb Lakeland residence currently trading as an opulent 14 bedroom guest house in the heart of Keswick town centre, close to Derwent Water and enjoying magnificent views of the mountains towards Catbells and Skiddaw from almost every room. This is a very exciting opportunity if you are looking for a successful live/work environment as in addition to the existing successful trading business it has the potential for further expansion to create further income i.e. utilising the current breakfast room and creating a 40/50 cover restaurant with independent access.

Sitting on an imposing corner plot and dating back to around 1890, it was built with local stone with a honister slate roof and retains much charm and character, typical of the stunning period architecture of the Victorian era. The building itself was completely refurbished and modernised by a locally renowned builder, Lattimer Homes, in 2010 and now has 14 beautifully appointed, light and airy bedrooms all with ensuite bath/shower rooms, high ceilings, high quality fixtures and finishes throughout and all enjoying breath-taking views across parkland to the mountains.  Within the main house there is also a large entrance vestibule, guest lounge, reception area, breakfast room/dining room, serrated by a double sided log burner, scullery and a well appointed catering kitchen.  In addition to the main house there is also a spacious three bedroom apartment with independent access, perfect for resident owners or management accommodation. It comprises of a lounge, kitchen, dining area, utility room, master bedroom with en suite shower room and dressing room and two additional double bedrooms both with en suite shower rooms.

Ideally located between Keswick Town Centre, Hope Park and Derwent Water with  local amenities, leisure facilities and tourist attractions on your doorstep.  The nearby A66 provides excellent transport links to Penrith, South Lakes, West Coast and gives easy access to M6 and the West Coast mainline at Penrith. 

This property sits in a perfect, highly desirable location for a successful, all year round trading guest house and lifestyle business and an early viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment!  Have a look at our video for further details about how this property may work for you!


Rooms

BASEMENT (Owners Accommodation)

Approached down steps from the front entrance and accessed internally from the inner staircase. ENTRANCE HALLWAY- Fitted with a tiled floor, radiator, staircase that leads up to the ground floor, doorways leading through into the open plan living/dining/kitchen area, bedroom two, bedroom three, storage cupboard and into the plant/guest drying room. LIVING AREA- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, large bay windows to the front and side aspect, three radiators and a carpeted floor. DINING AREA- Fitted with a lino floor and a doorway leading out to the side. KITCHEN- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, a range of wall and base units in a deep plum gloss having a complementary work surface over, under cupboard lighting and a 1.5 stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. Integrated Bosch hob with extractor fan over, glass splash back, integrated double oven, dishwasher, fridge and a freezer. Doorway leading through into a utility room. UTILITY ROOM- Fitted with a window to the rear spect, fully tiled, freestanding wash hand basin, plumbed for a washing machine and has a storage cupboard. Doorway through into the shower room, WC and bedroom one. SHOWER ROOM- Walk-in shower room and is partly tiled with a lino floor. WC. Fitted with an obscure window to the front aspect, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low level WC and a lino flooring. BEDROOM ONE- A double room fitted with a ceiling light, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading out to the rear. BEDROOM TWO - A large double room fitted with a large bay window to the side aspect, LED lighting, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway through into the en-suite shower room. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM - Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED lighting, ceiling light, walk-in shower with shower boarding, partly tiled, corner wash hand basin, a low level WC and a wall mounted heated towel rail. BEDROOM THREE- A large room fitted with a bay window to the aspect, ceiling light, radiator and a carpeted floor. DRESSING ROOM SPACE- Fitted with radiator and a carpeted floor. PLANT ROOM/GUEST DRYING ROOM- Fitted with a bay window to front aspect, housing the boilers, storage heaters and water tanks. Contains boots/clothes drying rail STORAGE CUPBOARD

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Vestibule & Hallway

Part glazed front door leads through into the entrance vestibule having a high ceiling, coving, ceiling light and an internal doorway leading through into the entrance hallway. The entrance hallway is fitted with a ceiling rose with ceiling light, ornate cornicing, carpeted floor, radiator, staircase leading up to the first floor, doorways leading through into the dining room and into lounge/reception area of the hotel.

Dining Room

A large and impressive room fitted with two dual aspect large floor to ceiling bay windows which overlook the popular Lake Road and the far reaching fell side, two radiators, carpeted floor and a dual sided wood burning stove which extends into the second part of the dining room. Skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, ornate ceiling rose and ornate cornicing. The second part of the dining room is fitted with a wooden floor, two large bay floor to ceiling window overlooking the side aspect, two radiators on the other side of the dual wood burning stove and an opening through into a breakfast bar/service area. The breakfast bar/service area is fitted with LED lighting, ornate cornicing, ornate ceiling rose and a doorway leading through into the scullery.

Scullery

Fitted with commercial stainless steel kitchen units, a wall mounted wash hand basin, dishwashing, window overlooking the rear aspect, lino flooring, plenty of storage space and a doorway leading through into the kitchen.

Kitchen

A good size commercial kitchen fully fitted with stainless steel units, gas cooking range, tiled splash back, extractor fan to the side, floor to ceiling bay window overlooking the side aspect, lino flooring, a doorway leading out to the side and a further doorway opening up to the rear staircase.

Rear Staircase/WC

A staircase space with dual aspect windows to the rear aspect, storage space, access up to the first and second floor. Doorway found down a couple of steps leading throughout into a guest WC. WC- Fitted with a low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled splash back, obscure glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator and a lino floor. Between first and second floor there is a cleaners’/storage room which is fitted with an obscure glazed window to the rear and a wash hand basin.

Lounge/Reception Space (Hotel Office)

Fitted with a large bay window overlooking the front aspect, high ceilings, ornate cornicing, radiator, carpeted floor which extends through into a reception area having an opening with a counter, window to the rear aspect, LED lighting and a radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor having a mezzanine reception area halfway up this is fitted with an obscure glass window to the rear aspect, a seating area, storage cupboard, radiator and a carpeted floor. The first floor landing is fitted with a radiator, staircase leading up to the second floor, fire door leading to the rear staircase and further doorways leading through into the bedrooms one, two, three, four and five.

Bedroom One & En-Suite Bathroom

A large double room fitted with a skimmed ceiling, ornate ceiling rose, ornate cornicing, large bay window overlooking the front aspect, storage cupboard, two radiators, a carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the large en-suite bathroom. En-Suite Bathroom- Fitted with a freestanding modern and contemporary bath, partly tiled, obscure glazed window to the side aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, a large walk-in shower with shower boarding, extractor fan, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Bedroom Two & En-Suite Shower Room

An impressive large double room having high ceilings and if fitted with a skimmed ceiling, ornate ceiling rose, ornate cornicing, dual aspect bay windows to the front and side, three radiators, storage cupboard, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with an an obscure glazed window to the side aspect, LED lighting low level WC, walk-in shower with shower boarding, modern rectangular wash hand basin on a vanity unit, extractor fan, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Bedroom Three & En-Suite Shower Room

A large double room fitted with a bay window to the side aspect, two radiators, skimmed ceiling, ornate cornicing, storage cupboard, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into an en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, wall mounted heated towel rail, walk-in shower with shower boarding, low level WC, modern rectangular wash hand basin on a vanity unit, partly tiled and a lino floor.

Bedroom Four & En-Suite Shower Room

A large double room fitted with two bay windows overlooking the side aspect, skimmed ceiling, ceiling light, ornate cornicing, storage cupboard, two radiators, storage cupboard, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED lighting, extractor fan, walk-in corner shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, wall mounted heated towel rail, partly tiled and a lino floor.

Bedroom Five & En-Suite Shower Room

A double room fitted with dual aspect windows to the rear and side, radiator, a carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, wall mounted heated towel rail, walk-in shower with shower boarding, low level WC, wash hand basin on a vanity unit, storage cupboard, partly tiled and a lino floor.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING

Carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor having a storage cupboard, window to the rear aspect, radiator, electric consumer box, sound system control panel and a carpeted floor half way up. The second floor landing is fitted with doorways leading through into bedrooms six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven and through to the rear staircase.

Bedroom Six & En-Suite Shower Room

A single room fitted with a window to the rear aspect, storage cupboard, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into an en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, partly tiled, wash hand basin, low level WC, wall mounted heated towel rail, corner shower with shower boarding and a lino floor.

Bedroom Seven & En-Suite Shower Room

A large double room fitted with a window to the front aspect, storage cupboard, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with LED lighting, extractor fan, low level WC, wash hand basin, walk-in shower with shower boarding, partly tiled, wall mounted heated towel rail and lino flooring,

Bedroom Eight & En-Suite Shower Room

A large double room fitted with dual aspect windows, to the front and side, ornate cornicing, storage cupboard, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with LED lighting, obscure window to the front aspect, skimmed ceiling, extractor fan, wash hand basin on a wooden vanity unit, low level WC, corner shower with shower boarding, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Bedroom Nine & En-Suite Shower Room

A double room fitted with two windows overlooking the side aspect, seating area, small storage cupboard, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, corner shower with shower boarding, low level WC, rectangular wash hand basin on a wooden vanity unit, partly tiled, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Bedroom Ten & En-Suite Shower Room

A double room fitted with three windows to the side aspect, storage cupboard, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, corner shower with shower boarding, wash hand basin, low level WC, partly tiled, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Bedroom Eleven & En-Suite Shower Room

A double room fitted with two windows to the rear aspect, storage cupboard, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the shower room. En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, corner shower with shower boarding, low level WC, wash hand basin, partly tiled, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

THIRD FLOOR LANDING

Carpeted staircase leading up to the third floor having a a doorway leading through into a WC halfway up and this is fitted with LED spotlights, obscure window to the side aspect, radiator, partly tiled and a low level WC. The tired floor landing is fitted with a storage cupboard and doorways leading through into bedrooms twelve, fifteen, sixteen and to the rear staircase.

Bedroom Twelve (Master Bedroom Suite)

A large bedroom suite fitted with a dressing room space having a radiator and a doorway leading through into the main bedroom space this fitted with dual aspect windows to the side and front, two radiators, large storage cupboard and a carpeted floor. The lounge area is fitted with a window to the front aspect, two radiators, carpeted floor, storage cupboard and a doorway leading through into a large en-suite bathroom. En-Suite Bathroom- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, velux window, wall mounted heated towel rail, bath with tiled splash back, large walk-in shower with shower boarding, rectangular wash hand basin in wooden vanity unit, low level WC, partly tiled and a lino floor.

Bedroom Fifteen & En-Suite Shower Room

A large room with fitted with two dormer style windows to the front aspect, two radiators, storage cupboard, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. En-Suite Shower Room- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, corner shower with shower boarding, low level WC, wash hand basin, partly tiled, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Bedroom Sixteen & En-Suite Bathroom

A large double room fitted with a skimmed ceiling,LED spotlights, vaulted ceiling, three windows to the front aspect, breakfast area space with work surfaces over, large storage cupboard, two radiators, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite bathroom. En-Suite Bathroom- Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, extractor fan, obscure glazed window to the rear aspect, bath with chrome mixer tap over, partly tiled, low level WC, wash hand basin, walk-in shower with shower boarding, wall mounted heated towel rail and a lino floor.

Services

Mains water, drainage, electricity Gas Central heating Double Glazed throughout The hotel has its own website www.lakesidehouse.co.uk

EPC

Disclaimer

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The services, systems, and appliances shown may not have been tested and has no guarantee as to their operability or efficiency can be given. All floor plans are created as a guide to the lay out of the property and should not be considered as a true depiction of any property and constitutes no part of a legal contract.

Externally

There is a service yard to the rear and terraces on two sides of the property frontage


Location

40 Lake Road
Keswick CA12 5DQ
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBE02388
Donna Vogt
David Britton Estates
P: 01768 881111
PRS Rightmove Zoopla Primelocation