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Outstanding 5* B&B, Shop & Home In Helmsley For Sale

Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Asking Price:
£995,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
£50K - £100K
Net Profit:
£50K - £100K

UNIQUE, VERSATILE AND RARE - Originally a 1560-Built Farmhouse with outbuildings, situated off the Market Square in central Helmsley, this outstanding property offers a beautiful private home, a successful B&B/Self-Catering business and separate shop premises generating three substantial income streams with potential to expand (details available upon viewings).

The Private Family Home comprises a Lounge, Office & Kitchen/Family Room to the ground floor and Three Bedrooms, Family Bathroom & Dressing Room to the first floor. The property has been fitted with High Specification Kitchen & Bathroom whilst retaining all original features. To the rear outside there is a landscaped garden leading to rear private parking.

The Self-Contained Garden Cottage has its own entrance and consists of a Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchenette & Shower Room to the ground floor and a large Bedroom to the first floor. This Property also has access to the Private Family Home via an adjoining door. Could be maintained as a B&B/Self-Catering unit, a separate residential dwelling or as an integral part of the Family Home.

The Victorian Railway Carriage is located in the rear Garden has been beautifully converted to a unique, self-contained holiday let/B&B offering a Kitchen, large Reception/Bedroom, Shower Room and separate Bedroom.

This award-winning property is Rated #1 in Helmsley by TripAdvisor and has achieved multiple 5* Certificates of Excellence.

The self-contained Shop is located at the front of the property and is currently let to a successful business. This could be made bigger or converted back to part of the Family Home. (Subject to any relevant planning permissions). The shop is available to prospective buyers to use themselves immediately such is the flexibility of the existing occupant.

The property layout and separate accesses, unusually for a B&B/Guest House, allow the owners and the two sets of guests complete privacy.

As a High-End, 2-Unit B&B operation, this business opportunity offers owners high income with minimum workload and no additional staff requirements.

Early Internal Viewing is Highly Recommended.

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Further information available upon request, please contact seller below for more details.

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Living Accommodation:

The Family Home includes newly built Kitchen extension with mains-gas Aga, Pantry and first class fittings, adjacent Family Room, 3 Double-Bedrooms, newly renovated Family Bathroom with adjacent Dressing Room, newly renovated paneled Inner & Outer Hallways, spacious loft (with conversion potential) and private landscaped garden with private off-street parking.


Prime position on the Market Square, Helmsley - A Historic Market Town in the North Yorkshire Moors and an excellent base for exploring The Moors, Coastline, York and multiple places of interest

Premises Details:

Unlike most B&B's and Guest Houses, the Family Home is completely separate but adjacent to the two Bed & Breakfast/Self-Catering Units which have their own entrances.

Energy Performance Rating:
D  View EPC Graph for this property

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

The Business is wholly run by the current owners who control availability to suit their own life-style. Currently turning over in excess of £60k pa at 60% occupancy with minimal advertising, prospective buyers could achieve in excess of £100k pa with advertising and greater time input. The self-contained shop premises is let on a £100 pw nominal rent but has the opportunity to increase to a higher market rate if required.

Competition / Market:

The business has earned the reputation as Helmsley's #1 Bed & Breakfast on TripAdvisor and has featured in many publications due to its uniqueness and success.

Reasons for selling:

The current owners wish to retire and relocate near to their grown-up children who live 100 miles away.

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Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

Price includes the customer database, all future bookings, website and comprehensive handover support.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
£60,000 - included in the asking price
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