Guide price £1,100,000

The PrioryScorton, Preston, PR3 1AU


    Key features

    • Established hotel with seven en-suite boutique bedrooms.
    • Successful onsite restaurant and café bar.
    • Commercially fully fitted and equipped kitchen and stores.
    • Trade in existing format is strong, with potential to further

    A delightful boutique hotel full of character and charm with multiple revenue streams located in the historic village of Scorton, Lancashire.

    About this property

    • The Property is an attractive period boutique hotel with parts of the building dating back to 1650. The property has a wealth of history, previously a blacksmiths, boys school and more recently a country inn before transforming into the boutique hotel, café, bar and restaurant it is today. Good road connectivity in and around Scorton makes the village easily accessible. The Priory is just 3.4 miles from Junction 33 of the M6 and approximately 8 miles south of Lancaster and 13 miles north of Preston. Lancaster train station is approximately 8 miles away providing a direct service to London Euston. Manchester Airport is approximately 59 miles away, offering services to the rest of the UK and beyond. The Priory is well located for all nearby attractions, including Morecambe Bay, the Forest of Bowland, Lune Valley and Blackpool Zoo. There are seven tastefully decorated double bedrooms of varying sizes, full of charm and character that complement the historic nature of the building. The rooms are located on the ground and first floors and each have en-suites, flat screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and free WIFI. On the ground floor there is a residents lounge, providing a light and relaxing area for hotel guests. The Hotel's popular onsite restaurant offers a mixture of contemporary and traditional British cuisine proving attractive to both residents and non-residents. The restaurant is tastefully decorated to complement the original character of the building, with two centre piece wood burning fires. The restaurant has capacity to serve up to 100 covers. The contemporary country café/bar has a relaxed ambience and is particularly popular as a resting place for walkers and cyclists who are exploring the area, as well as couples and families wishing to relax in the countryside setting. Al fresco dining is available to the front of the property, favourably located in the heart of the village surrounded by trees and the traditional stone architecture. To the front of the Property there is an attractive outdoor seating area with a fixed canopy in the summer, making it an ideal place for al fresco dining, allowing individuals to enjoy the ambient atmosphere of the village. To the rear of the Property there is a car park with capacity for approximately 15 vehicles.

    Local information

    • The Property is situated in the secluded rural village of Scorton, Lancashire. Scorton is on the banks of the River Wyre and is particularly fortunate in its location, being only a short way from the A6 and yet on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    • Scorton is set in excellent fell-walking country, and the village with its wealth of lovely old properties make an ideal destination for anyone wishing to discover the hidden glories of the forest, or the beautiful sandy bays and beaches of the Fylde coast. The village is popular with day visitors, walkers and cyclists.

    Energy performance

    EPC rating B