A unique opportunity to acquire a commercial property of great character with an atmosphere and personality all of its own. Offering an abundance of commercial opportunities, including the established boutique hotel that it was in addition to childcare nursery, nursing home, alternative therapy centre or function venue for weddings and conferences.
Our full brochure will be published soon, but here are some of the guidance notes in relation to Holme Castle?s commercial credentials.
Home Castle whilst being operated as a hotel held a Residential License, so guests may invite friends / associates to functions & celebrations and past records show a 50/50 mix of business & leisure guests and enjoyed a high percentage of "repeat & return" guests.
Located within the Peak District Natural Park in an area of outstanding natural beauty being midway between major cities of the north, Sheffield, Manchester and Leeds for business visitors with the immediate area offering first class international cycling routes of the Tour de France and Tour de Yorkshire, in addition to excellent golf, fishing & horse riding. Ideally located close to the Pennine Way & Kirklees Way and connected to a network of public footpaths and bridleways for walkers. The property is also a ornithology haven for birdwatching where around 50 species have been recorded at the property.
The Castle itself commands beautiful views of the stunning countryside from EVERY bedroom with parking for 12 cars within the mature garden where guests may relax and take tea or drinks.
The Holme Valley is a famous cultural centre with a particular focus on the arts and film making. The castle has been a fringe venue of the Holmfirth Artweek for over 30 years and of course the area was made famous for the location of the much loved series, Last of the Summer Wine where cast and crew would often stay at the castle.
The pennine location offers favourable access to Manchester airport being only 1 hour drive away and some other local tourist hotspots such as Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton, the world renowned art venue & country park is an easy drive & brings many visitors in addition to York & Haworth which are easily reached as a day trip.
Having 5 en suite bedrooms, with the remaining three bedrooms having provision for addition of en suites with proprietors accommodation "below stairs" as the current owners utilized also benefiting from Butler Bells, for service remain in the Drawing room and winning awards which bring free publicity; BBC Country File and an A La Carte food magazine.
The venue has hosted many intimate weddings & parties and enjoys an established relationship with world renowned local companies for hosting foreign visitors and has also hosted confidential guests, nobility & minor royalty.