Hotel For Sale: Hipping Hall
Christie & Co UK are delighted to offer for sale Hipping Hall, located in Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire, England.
Key Investment Highlights
- 15 delightful bedrooms across three separate buildings (Hall / Cottage / Stables)
- Renowned three AA rosette restaurant with rooms
- Most recent year end turnover to 28/02/23 £909,000
- Fine dining restaurant for up to 30 covers
- Delightful landscaped gardens extending to c.4.75 acres
- A further parcel of land extending to c.9 acres by separate negotiation
A renowned restaurant with rooms in North Lancashire, Hipping Hall stands proudly in the upper reaches of Lancashire, where the Red Rose County sits between its Yorkshire and Cumbrian cousins. Sitting on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and within a few miles of the Lake District, Hipping Hall is the perfect venue to explore the very best of what the North West has to offer.
Location of property
The hotel and restaurant are well situated to take advantage of the tourists who visit both the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks and benefits from all year-round trade.
The Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations covering over 850 square miles and boasts England’s only true mountain range, while the Yorkshire Dales National Park, covering 841 square miles is known for its ‘Dark Skies’, rich cultural heritage and extraordinary natural beauty.
Many popular towns are only a short drive away with Lancaster only 18 miles away, Kendal 16 miles, Settle 14 miles and Kirkby Lonsdale just three miles away. The closest train station is Bentham just six miles away or further afield the nearest mainline train station is Carnforth, a 25-minute drive away.
The seven ensuite bedrooms, including the Tatham Suite, a secret hideaway at the top of the house, are located on the first and second floor
All bedrooms are ensuite doubles and have views out to the formal gardens surrounding the Hall.
Located right next to the main Hall, The Cottage includes three bedrooms. All are doubles with ensuites and offer features such as sunken bath and spiral staircase.
Just a 30-second walk from the main Hall are the Stables, which comprises five ground floor stylish double bedrooms each with luxury bathroom and terraces overlooking the gardens and pond. The Stables also features a lounge, a private dining room and a modern fully equipped kitchen; providing the opportunity for guests to dine with friends with a dedicated waiter and team of chefs. A most amazing and exclusive dining experience.
There is one room in the outbuildings utilised for staff accommodation, as well as a one-bedroom flat located at the top of the Stables building.
There is no planning permission in place or applied for and we understand that the main Hall is Grade II listed, whilst the Stables is not.
Hipping Hall offers the opportunity to own an elegant and well-maintained country location renowned for its fine dining, tranquil setting and boutique style bedrooms. For the new owner, Hipping Hall also provides scope to expand or add additional facilities. There is space within its grounds to add further bedrooms, expand the dining experience or add state of the art spa facilities to elevate its offering to new levels of customer experience and luxury. Weddings are another area of possible expansion. The historical buildings and stunning grounds allow for plenty of areas to carry these out either for exclusive use or for more intimate events.