Historic hotel for sale in Cartmel, Cumbria

The Well House, The Square, Cartmel, Cumbria, LA11 6QB
For sale
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Key features

  • An historic family-owned hotel, set within picturesque Lakeland Village
  • 7 beautiful presented letting bedrooms
  • Cosy restaurant (20) with open fireplace
  • Lounge Bar (16) and outdoor seating area (24)
  • Turnover (net) 31st March 2022 - £484,001 EBITDA C £180k


The Priory Hotel is nestled in the heart of the Cartmel’s village, an historic gem which seamlessly combines the charm of a bygone era with modern comforts. This privately owned hotel is housed in a beautifully restored building with a rich history, overlooking “The Square” and provides 7 beautifully presented letting bedrooms, a cosy 20 cover restaurant/dining room with an open fireplace trading for lunches and dinners, lounge bar with seating for a further 16 and outdoor seating area for around 24.

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Lake District, the village of Cartmel exudes an enchanting charm that captivates visitors from the moment they arrive. This idyllic hamlet, with its cobbled streets and historic buildings, is a haven of tranquillity and warmth. Famous for its medieval Cartmel Priory, the village seamlessly blends rich history with a vibrant contemporary spirit. As you stroll through the heart of Cartmel, the air is filled with the sweet scent of freshly baked sticky toffee pudding wafting from the renowned Cartmel Village Shop. Cartmel is a haven for food enthusiasts, and is a culinary hotspot, boasting Michelin-starred restaurants such as L'Enclume, artisanal bakeries and cosy cafes line the streets, and has a wonderful national hunt racecourse on its doorstep that has 9 race days per year drawing hundreds of potential customers into the village.