Sheriff Lodge, Matlock, Derbyshire

£725,000 FREEHOLD

General Information

This 3-storey stone building, parts of which date back to 1740, was substantially extended in Edwardian times (around 1908). Its present incarnation as a 5-room bed & breakfast also has substantial owner's accommodation. The property has benefited from an extensive refurbishment including new roof (on the main building and the kitchen) and two new commercial boilers. The property also benefits from a super-fast fibre optic business broadband connection and there is a strong WiFi signal throughout the property. There is simply nothing more that needs to be done.

The bed & breakfast has been trading by the same owners since 2001. For a better look at this side of things please visit our website at www.sherifflodge.com. This website and its domain name are also included in the sale. There are numerous photographs of the guest's rooms but not the owner's accommodation. In addition you will find links to 360degree Google Street-View photos, which enable you to get a close look around the guest side of the property.

Sheriff Kitchen
Sheriff Lodge
Sheriff Another Bedroom

Details of B&B Business

A successful bed & breakfast with 5 letting rooms and substantial owners accommodation. The owners have been trading since 2001 and have recently refurbished the entire property to an excellent standard throughout.

The business also has significant potential to develop a restaurant side to the business.

Current turnover is approximately: £70,000pa. Current profit is approx: £24,000pa.

The sale of the bed & breakfast business is included in the freehold price of £725,000.

Location

Sheriff Lodge is situated in the Derbyshire Market town of Matlock on the southern edge of the Peak District. It attracts visitors from around the world and is close to attractions such as Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall which results in a long 'season' (Chatsworth opens from March to Christmas).

Matlock also has a number of fine eateries - one of which, Stones Restaurant, is on the cusp of a Michelin Star. There is also a great Indian restaurant, an Italian, a Thai and several pubs, including The Sycamore Inn a five minute walk from the front of the B&B.

More Information

The property comprises:

Second floor: 49.2m2 (529.2ft2) and has two en-suite bedrooms. As follows:


1. The Nest Room: 4.1m x 4m (13'5" x 13'1"). Solid oak floored en-suite bath & shower room; 2m x 3.1m (6'7" x 10'2").
2. The Loft Room: 4.1m x 3.5m (13'5" x 11'6") Solid oak floored en-suite walk-in shower room; 2.1m x 2m (6'11" x 6'7").


3. A built-in linen store on the landing.

First Floor: 85.3m2 (918.1ft2) and has three en-suite rooms one of which is the owners bedroom. As follows:


4. The Dray Room: 4.1m x 4m (13'5" x 13'1"). Solid oak floored en-suite bath & shower room; 2m x 3.1m (6'7" x 10'2").
5. The Mousehole Room: 4.1m x 3.5m (13'5" x 11'6"). Solid oak floored en-suite walk-in shower room; 2.1m x 2m (6'11" x 6'7").
6. Owners bedroom; 5.3m x 4.9m2 (17'5" x 14'9"). Solid oak floored en-suite walk-in shower room; 2.2m x3.9m (7'3" x 12'10").

Ground Floor: 159.2m2 (1713.9ft2). As follows:


Dining Room (guest's breakfast and lounge area): 4.3m x 7.5m (14'1" x 24'7").


Sitting Room (owner's garden room with double patio doors leading to the garden, it is also fitted with 2 Velux windows): 7.8m x 4m (25'7" x 13'1").


Living Room (owner's living room with inglenook fireplace): 5.9m x 4.1m (19'4" x 13'5") off this room are two further rooms, one used as a pantry and the other as a laundry.


7. Pantry: 2.7m x 2.1m (9'2" x 7'10").


8. Laundry Room: 2.8m x 2.4m (9'2" x 7'10") This also has a wet-room and toilet.


Kitchen: 5.9m x 5m (19'4" x 16'5") This is fitted with a seven burner range cooker and has three ovens one of which is a slow-cooker. There is also an extractor hood over the cooker. There is a substantial island in the middle of the kitchen with electric power sockets, and ample storage space around the kitchen for all your needs.


Office/Reception: 1.9m x 2.4m (6'3" x 7'10").

Basement: 50.7m2 (545.8ft2). 2 x bedrooms linked by an open doorway; this is currently being used as a pet-friendly/family friendly room(s) and is capable of sleeping up to five guests and their dog(s). As follows:
9. Bedroom 1: 4.1m x 4m (13'5" x 13'1").


10. Bedroom 2: 2.6m x 3.6m (8'6" x 11'10"). This second room has an additional external door that leads, via five stone steps, to the car park.


11. En-suite walk-in shower, toilet and wash hand basin: 1.6m x 2.7m (5'8" x 8'10"). The shower, wash hand basin and toilet are all served by a Saniflo pump.

12. Store: 2m x 4m (6'7" x 13'1").


13. Boiler Room: 2.1m x 2m (6'11" x 6'7") There are 2 commercial grade boilers in this room; Potterton SL24 Boilers. They were fitted May 2017.


14. Under-stairs storage cupboard.

Location Description:

Sheriff Lodge is situated in the Derbyshire Market town of Matlock on the southern edge of the Peak District. It attracts visitors from around the world and is close to attractions such as Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall which results in a long 'season' (Chatsworth opens from March to Christmas).

Matlock also has a number of fine eateries - one of which, Stones Restaurant, is on the cusp of a Michelin Star. There is also a great Indian restaurant, an Italian, a Thai and several pubs, including The Sycamore Inn a five minute walk from the front of the B&B.

Derbyshire is rapidly becoming the nations most cycle-friendly county and Sheriff Lodge has a secure cycle store to take advantage of this (a newly laid cycle track links Matlock with the Monsal Trail in Bakewell.

Matlock has a rail station that has trains that run from Matlock through Derby and Nottingham to Newark. There is also a bus station and buses run around the town and stops outside the B&B. There is also a bus that runs from directly outside Sheriff Lodge to the gates of Chatsworth House.

Cycling and Public Transport

Derbyshire is rapidly becoming the nations most cycle-friendly county and Sheriff Lodge has a secure cycle store to take advantage of this (a newly laid cycle track links Matlock with the Monsal Trail in Bakewell.

Matlock has a rail station that has trains that run from Matlock through Derby and Nottingham to Newark. There is also a bus station and buses run around the town and stops outside the B&B. There is also a bus that runs from directly outside Sheriff Lodge to the gates of Chatsworth House.

Who To Contact

Alan & Kate Richmond
Email: info@sherifflodge.co.uk
Telephone: 01629 760760

Sheriff Lodge
Dimple Road
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3JX