Popular Guest House in Shipley, West Yorkshire For Sale

Bradford, West Yorkshire

£330,000 +SAV

Ref: 2565 A

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Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Clifton Lodge Guest House. The business has been established for over 40 years with our client successfully running the business since inception in 2009. The business reports a healthy turnover of £87,000 per annum with a gross profit of circa 81%. The guest house has its own website We believe the business would benefit from a modest marketing campaign and also having a presence on social media websites to further promote awareness would be an advantage. This home from home bed and breakfast is run from a prominent large detached premise split over 4 floors. Clifton Lodge Guest House offers comfortable accommodation with modern day facilities. A lovely sunny conservatory is used as the breakfast room, guests have use of the fully fitted kitchen and there is a decked area to the rear with lovely views over Shipley. The guest house is an ideal base, not only holiday makers but perhaps contractors working in nearby Bradford or Leeds. Clifton Lodge Guest House also works closely with the local council and currently offers a safe refuge for people leaving care. The guest house is complete with owners accommodation, with two double ensuite bedrooms which could be utilised as further letting rooms if required. Early viewing of this well-established guest house in this lovely region is highly recommended.



We are advised freehold.


The business is open all year round


The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 1 member of staff.

Financial Profile

The business reports a healthy turnover of £87,000 per annum with a gross profit of circa 81%.


Clifton Lodge Guest House is located in the historic town of Shipley, West Yorkshire. The business is a fantastic base for exploring the delights of the region, sitting close to the town centre and all the amenities on offer including the cultural Kirkgate Centre hosting regular community activities and live events. The world heritage site village of Saltaire is also on the door step. Shipley is a commuter suburb in the City of Bradford, it lies on the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool canal. Other nearby places to visit are Keighley, Ilkley, Haworth, Bingley and the City of Leeds is just a short commute. The area is also well served by public transport boasting its own railway station and regular bus services.


Substantial double fronted guest house over 4 floors briefly comprising:- Basement roomStairs to basement, 3 double/twin ensuite bedrooms. 2 single roomsDouble room Communal bathroom for guests without ensuite,Laundry room and a storage area GroundMain door into reception area and hallway. To the right there is an owner’s lounge, to the left there are two double ensuite bedrooms used by the current owner. There is also a lovely sunny conservatory which is used as the breakfast room with covers for 16. Large fully fitted kitchen with back door leading to a small decked area. First2 double/twin ensuite bedrooms, 2 family ensuite bedrooms, 1 single ensuite, 1 storage cupboard. Second2 double bedrooms (these rooms do not have ensuites) All fixtures and fittings, towels, TVs with Freeview. Externally there is a small decked area off the kitchen, with a yard down below to the basement, and car park to front of building with parking for 6 cars. There is additional on road parking for a further 6 vehicles.

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