B&Bs for sale

On this page, we list B&Bs for sale, and properties for sale that are suitable for B&B use.

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The Old School Bed & Breakfast, Little Compton, GL56 0SL
Guide Price: £1.4m

An Award -winning and thriving B&B, The Old School is situated in the north Cotswolds, the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England which welcomes all year-round visitors. Idyllically located close to Stow-on-the- Wold, Moreton in Marsh and Chipping Norton, these market towns are a natural draw to both home and overseas visitors.

As the owners’ 15-year business plan and successful venture comes to a natural end, this well-known boutique B&B is now on the market, ideally as a going concern, healthy bookings continue to be taken into late 2021/ 2022.

  • TripAdvisor #1 B&B in the UK & Europe #4 in the World in 2018
  • TripAdvisor ‘Best of the Best 2020’ – top 1% best in the world
  • Turnover in excess @£100K year on year
  • Owner managed plus a team of self-employed support
  • Four B&B bedrooms en suite + spacious public rooms
  • Private owner living quarters
  • Average 67% occupancy (over 12 months)
  • Yearly accounts for the past 3 years together with abridged accounts can be made available to interested parties.

    For more detailed information on the property, its location and high spec images and floor plan, please see links below to take you to the sales particulars and a direct link to Butler Sherborne, the agents managing all enquiries and the sale.

    For further information visit

    Email: or telephone 01451 830731

    The Dunedin, Penzance
    Offers over £550,000 (freehold)

    The Dunedin is a large Victorian house dating from 1886 and is rated AA 4-Stars Guest Accommodation, the only one in Alexandra Road and 1 of only 2 in Penzance town and has been in the present owners tenure for 19 years, a recent bereavement forces the owner to offer the Dunedin for sale.

    It has 8 tastefully furnished bedrooms, 2 Triples, 1 Single, 4 Doubles and 1 Triple Suite. each with modern ensuite shower, wash basin, towel warmer and WC together with Free-view TV, DVD player, radio alarm, hair dryer, cooling fan, Amazon Echo Dots, table and chairs and tea/coffee making facilities. Furnishings consist of “Stag” furniture throughout the Dunedin with the exception of the Single Room.

    The Dunedin is situated in a wide and tree-lined avenue leading to the seafront, with its long promenade and sheltered bay and there is unrestricted parking on both sides and for most of Alexandra Road and the adjoining roads.

    Situated on the edge of town, but within a few short minutes walk of the center and the seafront, Dunedin is in the ideal position to visit all the many and reasonably priced pubs, restaurants and other attractions in Penzance.

    A continental style breakfast is served to each room at an extra cost to the room rate but that is optional. Guests have free and unrestricted access to our BT Superfast Infinity Broadband wireless (WIFI) network, speeds up to 76mb are possible.

    The private accommodation, on the lower ground floor, comprises a large lounge diner, kitchen, shower room & WC, double bedroom, utility area and office/bedroom.

    Sales: We currently trade below the VAT threshold level of £85,000 and typical net profits based upon abridged accounts over the last 3 years are £30,272, £42,460 and £27,878 respectively and that are based upon 6-7 months trading per year.

    Accounts: Yearly accounts for the past 3 years together with abridged accounts can be made available to interested parties.

    For further information visit

    Email: or telephone 01736 362652

    Aln House B&B, Alnwick, Northumberland
    £699,950 freehold

  • Six-bedroom Bed & Breakfast
  • Hugely successful business
  • Private owners accommodation
  • Close to beaches & town centre
  • Tripadvisor 2020 Travellers Choice Award Winner

    Aln House is positioned one mile from the A1, and only a ten-minute walk into the town centre. It provides an excellent base for exploring Alnwick, the beautiful Northumberland National Park and the miles of sandy beaches only a few miles away. There are so many things to do it makes Alnwick an all year-round destination. The famous Castle and Gardens attract thousands of visitors. Aln House is a quality bed and breakfast with six en-suite bedrooms, all finished to a high standard.

    The business has an excellent reputation with 5-star Tripadvisor reviews and listed within the top 10 traveller ranked B&B’s in Alnwick, with many repeat bookings. This a great opportunity to purchase a truly turn key quality bed and breakfast. The owner’s accommodation allows privacy from guest’s and is situated at the rear of the premises on the ground floor. Aln House was refurbished in 2018, including a total re-wire, re-plastering and decorating throughout. A full list of all improvements will be produced on viewing the business. There is no work or maintenance required.

    Sales: Currently sales average £93,000 pa approximately, with scope to increase if desired. Trading months March - October

    Accounts: Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

    Staff: Managed by the owners

    Aln House is a semi- detached Edwardian home dating back to 1904. A newly built car park offers secure parking for six cars. There is further parking for three cars at the rear of the house with a detached garage and large summer house. The house is of stone build which is in excellent and attractive condition and makes for very good first impressions for its guests. Situated on the edge of the town of Alnwick, this makes it very convenient for tourists and business clients coming in off the busy A1 main road.

    The entrance door leads into the porch and reception area with the original stained glass and feature ornate ceilings. There is a bright and airy guest’s lounge and separate breakfast room and hall way which leads to the private owner’s accommodation. This consists of a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and owner’s lounge, fully fitted kitchen & utility/office area providing access to a well-stocked private rear garden.

    On the first floor there are 3 letting rooms and also the laundry room (which could potentially be another letting room). The rooms consist of 1 double en-suite, 1 twin room en-suite and king size room which has a bath en-suite. The second floor contains the other 3 letting rooms, with 1 double en-suite, 1 twin room en-suite and another king size room with en-suite. All the letting rooms are all finished to high standard with modern contemporary neutral colours.

    Residential Accommodation: One double bedroom, bathroom, lounge, kitchen, utility/office and garden.

    Tenure: We are advised that the property is freehold.

    Bruce & Co are delighted to bring to market a quality bed and breakfast business of this standard which is a credit to the current owner’s eye for detail and overall hospitality experience. We are expecting a high level of interest and recommend an early viewing is essential to avoid disappointment.

    For further photos and information please go to

    For all enquiries please call Ryan Bilsborough Direct – 01772 775791 and quote Ref 48088

    Pickmere Country House, near Knutsford

    Pickmere Country House is a grade II listed former farm house dating back to 1772 with picturesque views across the Cheshire plain. The guest house business was established in the 1980s and is currently run as a small family hotel since 2008 by the current owners. We are fully licensed and serve lunches, afternoon teas and evening meals. We consistently achieve Certificate of Excellence and now Travellers Choice 2020 on TripAdvisor and 9.3 on

    There are 12 bedrooms in total, 9 ensuite doubles, 2 singles and 1 small double, one with its own bathroom and 2 others sharing a bathroom. All rooms have flat screen TVs with freeview channels and most of the double rooms have Netflix

    Pickmere Country House is situated in the heart of Cheshire with all its attractions within 30 minutes' drive. The closest are Tatton Park, Arley Hall & Gardens, Lion Salt Works, Anderton Boat Lift, Chester Zoo, The Blue Planet Aquarium, Jodrell Bank and Knowsley Safari Park to name but a few. Manchester, Liverpool and Chester city centres are very easily reached either by car or train. There are also 11 National Trust properties within an easy drive.

    Other attractions include many lovely walks, shopping at Cheshire Oaks Outlet Mall and The Trafford Centre as well as individual shops in Knutsford, Tarporley and Chester. There are some great places to eat nearby.

    Pickmere Country House has a diverse customer base and has good all year-round occupancy. Both corporate and leisure guests come to stay. There are 11 wedding venues within easy reach without accommodation locally. Many repeat corporate guests visiting nearby businesses and friends & family come. We are situated between Knutsford and Northwich - 2.25 miles from M6 J19 & 4 miles from M56 J10. Manchester airport is a 20 minute drive.

  • Well maintained and all rooms are furnished to a high standard
  • New main boiler 2019
  • Meets both Fire and Health & Safety Regulations
  • Potential for letting room expansion and income growth
  • Private Car Park
  • Lots of events nearby: Cheshire Show, RHS Tatton Flower Show, DogFest, CarFest North, Oulton Park racing track and many more
  • 11 letting rooms with potential for more
  • Dog and family friendly
  • Open all year round
  • Fully Licensed
  • Serves evening meals, lunches and afternoon teas as well as private functions up to 26 guests
  • 3 years of accounts ready for inspection: turnover around £150,000pa

    £915,000 + SAV, to include the sale of the business, good will and training before departure

    See the photos on our website:

    If interested contact our agent Nigel Lammas on 07866 818094 email:

    Castle Guest House, Dover, Kent

    Trading since the 1950s, this well-established guesthouse has been run by a husband and wife team since 2011. The property is a semi-detached Georgian house and benefits from a prime location in a conservation area. There are six guest rooms that accommodate up to 14 guests. All are en-suite with flat screen free-view TVs. There is private owner's accommodation on the ground floor.

    Dover Castle, which is one of the most visited castles in the UK with visitors in excess of 365,600 per annum is a five-minute walk. It is also a short walk to the iconic White Cliffs, less than a five-minute drive to the ferry terminal, the largest in Europe, and a similar distance to Dover's cruise terminal. The walk to town centre and bus station takes five-minute. A further five minutes from the town centre is Dover Priory station which has a high-speed link to London.

    Castle House's location means that it has a diverse customer base. It attracts tourists visiting the local area, people using the cross-channel ferries, cruise passengers and people visiting Dover for work purposes. The business welcomes visitors wishing to stay with pets, and has "pet friendly" and "walkers welcome" accreditation together with a dedicated website and active online presence (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram).

    Castle House is AA 4 star rated. Its average guest rating on Booking.Com is 9.6 for past four years and has been in the top ten Bed and Breakfasts in Dover on Tripadvisor for past five years. The current owners trade below the VAT threshold closing for at least two months of the year, but there is scope for ambitious new owners increase turnover trading all year round. The house is extremely well maintained and all rooms are furnished to a high standard. Recent improvements include a new central heating boiler and fire alarm system. The current owners also have the use of two lock-up garages the use of which can be separately negotiated with their owner.

    This is successful business with a great reputation is a not to be missed opportunity for a coastal lifestyle against the backdrop of Dover Castle and the spectacular White Cliffs.

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    ASKING PRICE: £499,999

    Arrowbank Lodge
    Kington, Herefordshire

    Arrowbank Lodge, overlooking meadows and river yet 5 minutes from the market town of Kington, has been run as a successful B&B for over 9 years.

    There are 3 letting bedrooms, for a maximum of 6 bed spaces and all on the first floor, plus 2 for the owners' use in the private end of the ground floor, one of which could become a 4th letting bedroom since it also has separate access. All 5 bedrooms are en suite, except one which has its private bathroom nearby. The house is light and spacious, with owners' sitting room, very large kitchen and dining area, and also a conservatory. laundry room, drying room and office.

    As additional revenue there is an integral well-equipped 1.5 bedroom flat, with separate entrance and balcony, for self-catering or on a long lease.

  • rated Visit England 4 Star throughout and gaining their Silver Award in its most recent 5 years
  • domain name and website retained
  • fast fibre optic broadband (BT contract at 64-73mb per sec)
  • rated Gold star on its most recent Fire Safety audit
  • ample parking for owners and guests

    Kington is a Walkers are Welcome town, situated on the Offa's Dyke Path, a popular National Trail, providing a constant supply of walkers, who either book privately or through the many walking companies that have supplied guests over the years. The present owners have now retired, but this source of walkers is constant, and an increase in the provision of accommodation could be welcomed, also for guests coming to explore the area or visit their families nearby.

    In its peaceful location Arrowbank Lodge provides a perfect home for owners and a welcome retreat for guests.

    For further information, visit:

    Sale price now £445,000 (Freehold)

    For further details, photos and floorplans, please contact our agent: Jonathan Bengough at Tel: 01568 720 159 or 07836 506 452 - see also on

    Carno House

    Carno House is a well-established, 4 letting room B&B operating over the last 12 years in the popular Georgian town of Aberaeron. Consistently achieving 'Excellent' on TripAdvisor and 9.6 with

    Built circa 1895, modernised and comprising of 4 floors. Ground floor consists of a self-contained 1 bedroom flat. B&B entered rear of building with 4 letting rooms fully furnished and with open or closed wardrobes, each shower ensuite.

    Reservations are achieved from own media platforms and Situated next to the Welsh Coastal Path providing accommodation to a number of Walking Companies, repeat business and passing trade.

    Many annual seasonal events within Aberaeron provide demand for accommodation. Sea views from front aspect. Minutes' walk to local amenities and harbour.

  • Modern functional website
  • End of year accounts showing growth over 12 year period.
  • Meets both Fire and Health & Safety Regulations
  • Potential for letting room expansion and income growth
  • Private Car Park
  • Private Garden

    For further information, visit:

    Our agents: Morgan & Davies 01545 571 600. email

    The Bed & Breakfast Association

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