13th-century Manor Country House Hotel is up for sale


The stunning 13th-century Manor Country House Hotel is up for sale
The Manor Country House Hotel in Weston-on-the-Green near Bicester.

Set in 12 acres of grounds at Weston-on-the-Green, the stunning 13th-century Manor Country House Hotel is up for sale with global real estate advisor Colliers International for a reduced asking price of £4.8 million.

The 32-bedroom Manor Hotel at Weston-on-the-Green near Bicester in Oxfordshire is now being offered for £4.8 million.

Colliers is acting on behalf of administrators at Moorfields Advisory, who are continuing to trade the hotel fully. The property was most recently operated by the owners who acquired the hotel in early 2012.

The Manor Hotel, which is Grade II* listed, is approached through a tree-lined gravel driveway, set amongst the Grade II listed forecourt walls, although parts of it are believed to date back as far as the 11th century.

As well as the 32 individually designed en suite bedrooms, the property offers extensive public areas and meeting/banqueting spaces and a range of features including the remains of a moat, a Minstrels’ Gallery and a cavernous Tudor fireplace. 18 of the bedrooms are situated in the Manor, whilst a further 14 bedrooms are in the Coach House, which also offers dog-friendly rooms.

The Manor Hotel has a Civil Ceremonies Licence, making it a venue for weddings and other special events. The Knot Garden can host events for up to 130 guests; the Baron’s Hall restaurant has 46 covers but can provide for 70 in banquet form or 100 for drinks receptions.

The hotel occupies an excellent location close to several tourist and business centres. It is less than 2 miles from Junction 9 of the M40, where the A34 and A41 meet. Blenheim Palace is just 7 miles away, Silverstone Racetrack is less than 20 miles away, Bicester Village is 5 miles away, and the historic city of Oxford is 10 miles south of the hotel, and the Cotswolds is just a short drive away to the west.

This combination of road access and attractions in the immediate area makes the hotel an ideal base for visitors to explore the best of the heart of England.

The property was converted from a house to a hotel in 1940, and there are development opportunities for additional accommodation.

Peter Brunt, a hotels director with Colliers International, said: “There are few buildings from this period that trade as hotels, and this is a rare opportunity for new owners to take on this magnificent building and fulfil its full potential.”

The Manor Country House Hotel is up for sale complete with goodwill and trade contents, but excluding the owner’s personal items.

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