The Gaskell Arms Hotel , Bourton Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
Price  £1,250,000

  • Formerly a 17th Century Coach House, the Gaskell Arms is a Grade II* listed building
  • Operating as a family owned and managed hotel and restaurant which has been in the same family ownership since 1978
  • For Sale due to retirement.
  • Providing 3* AA accredited hotel accommodation
  • Total of 15 en-suite bedrooms including a coach house and 4 mews premises
  • The restaurant provides seating for approximately 45 covers
  • Externally the property boasts a large car park with beautiful manicured walled garden and terrace seating area
  • Offers in the region of £1.25 million are invited for the Freehold interest and existing business as a going concern plus stock at valuation

Location

Based in the heart of Shropshire within the attractive Market Town of Much Wenlock the property is ideally situated close to the Town Centres of Shrewsbury, Ludlow and Telford as well as the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Centre and surrounding picturesque countryside.

Much Wenlock is also known for the significant part it played in the 19th Century revival of the Olympic Games. As the home Town of Dr William Penny Brookes, one of the main pioneers of the modern day Olympic games, Dr Bookes visited the restaurant of The Gaskell Arms on a number of occasions in order to conduct several of his meetings.

The property occupies a prominent corner position fronting the main A458 Shrewsbury to Bridgnorth trunk road and is within a short walking distance of the main town centre which boasts a selection of traditional and boutique retailers.

Serving a wide catchment area Much Wenlock is situated approx. 12 miles south east of Shrewsbury and 6 miles north west of Bridgnorth together with Junction 6 of the M54 motorway approx. 10 miles north via the A4169.

Description

Formerly a 17th Century Coach House, the Gaskell Arms is a Grade II* listed building operating as a family owned and managed hotel and restaurant which has been in the same family ownership since 1978 which is now For Sale due to retirement.

The Gaskell Arms provides 3* AA accredited hotel accommodation offering a total of 15 en-suite bedrooms including a coach house and 4 mews premises. In addition there is the potential for an attic conversion subject to planning permission which could provide an additional management apartment.

Retaining all of the character and historic charm, the Gaskell Arms restaurant provides a variety of flexible dining areas including the main restaurant currently seating approximately 45 covers, the lounge bar with wood burning stove and snug bar. The configuration of the accommodation also lends itself perfectly for special occasions and family events including: birthdays, anniversaries, wedding parties, conferences and funeral wakes.

Externally the property boasts a large private car park with a beautifully manicured walled garden and terrace seating area, both having been sympathetically landscaped in accordance with the architecture of the building which proves highly popular with all visitors.

Floor plans of the accommodation are available upon request from the Selling Agents.

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