15 bed guesthouse for sale in Blackpool

7-9 General Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1RW | Ref: 94025
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Sidney Phillips

Key Features

  • Seaside town of Blackpool
  • Sizeable detached property 
  • 15 en-suite guest bedrooms
  • Owners accommodation 
  • Retirement sale
  • Net sales £165,000 per annum


4* guesthouse offering 15 bedrooms and owners accommodation in the popular seaside town of Blackpool


Pelham Lodge is located on General Street in the historic and popular Lancashire seaside resort of Blackpool. The town is by the Irish Sea, between the River Wyre and River Ribble, 26 miles north of Liverpool and 40 north-west of Manchester. The property is located in Blackpool’s North Shore and just a short walk to Blackpool Tower, Winter Gardens and seafront attractions including arcades, amusements and bars. The town is one of the busiest seaside resorts in the UK and sees over 10 million visitors each year which attracts tourists to its beaches, Pleasure Beach amusement park during the summer months and Blackpool’s illuminations during the autumn and winter. 

The M55 links the town to the national motorway network (M6). Other notable roads from the town, the A583, A587 and A584 providing links to Preston, Fleetwood and Lytham St Annes respectively. Blackpool tramway, which dates back to 1885, runs from Starr Gate to Fleetwood and is the only surviving first generation tramway in the United Kingdom. Multiple train stations serve the town and operate on the Avanti West Coast TransPennine and Northern Trains. 

Pelham Lodge is a double fronted brick built detached property over two storeys under a pitched tiled roof. The property briefly comprises: -



Ground floor: Tiled porch leading to RECEPTION/check-in area. DINING/BREAKFAST ROOM which seats 32 with large bay window, carpeted flooring and ornamental features throughout. DISABLED TOILETS. KITCHEN with glass display cabinet, altro non-slop floor, wall and base units, fully equipped including hood canopy, kitchen appliances and refrigeration units.

RESIDENT’S LOUNGE with carpeted floors, sofa seating, large bay window and feature fireplace.

LETTING ACCOMMODATION—all with en-suite facilities

Ground floor: 

  • ROOM 1 - Twin
  • ROOM 2 - Double with spa bath 

First floor:

  • ROOM 3 - Small family room with double and single beds, spa bath
  • ROOM 4 - Twin
  • ROOM 5 - Double
  • ROOM 6 - Double
  • ROOM 7 - Large double
  • ROOM 8 - Double
  • ROOM 9 - Small family room with double and single beds, spa bath

Second floor:

  • ROOM 10 - Twin
  • ROOM 11 - Double
  • ROOM 12 - Family with double and two single beds
  • ROOM 14 - Family with double and two single beds
  • ROOM 15 - Twin
  • ROOM 16 - Double


Basement accommodation comprising: KITCHEN, LOUNGE/DINER, DOUBLE BEDROOM and BATHROOM. Also features a puppet MUSEUM/SHOP with en-suite entrance, shop room and three large trade areas including STAGE and WASH ROOM/LAUNDRY. 


Either side of the main entrance are two raised artificial turf areas with bench seating. Tiled floor from main street entrance leading to ground floor access and stairs to basement leading to shop floor. Private parking to the rear of the property which accommodates 6 vehicles in available by separate negotiation. 

The Business

Pelham Lodge is a comfortable four star guest accommodation situated at the heart of Blackpool which has been operated by our clients since 2010. The guesthouse offers 15 quality en-suite rooms which are decorated and furnished to a high standard and all rooms benefit from televisions, tea and coffee making facilities, wifi and charging pods with some rooms offering spa baths. Tariffs on the rooms range from £72—£136 per night and have an overall occupancy level of 47% with much repeat trade due to its prime location just a stone’s throw from North Pier and Blackpool’s famous attractions. 

The business boasts its own website (, Facebook page and great reviews. This is an excellent opportunity for a family or couple to take on this established guesthouse. There is potential for developing the basement area, currently used as puppet museum/shop, into a bar, function room, cafe or adding further letting rooms or serviced apartment.

Net sales for 2022: £165,000. Full trade accounts can be made available to serious parties following a formal viewing.


FREEHOLD £420,000 to include goodwill and fixtures and fittings. Stock at valuation in addition. 

No direct approach to be made to the business; please direct all communications through Sidney Phillips. 

  • Viewing strictly by appointment only.