Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa on the market for £2.6m

A LUXURY hotel in a Grade II* listed Regency mansion near Taunton is now on the market for £2.6million.

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa in Lower Henlade is in the market with Christie & Co, a Bristol-based specialist advisor for the purchase of hospitality and healthcare properties.

The stunning property – which “needs some repairs and maintenance” – is available to view on Move right.

The mansion has approximately 3.5 acres of land.

The Rightmove description of the property states: “The hotel offers 19 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, some of which are equipped with whirlpool baths, four function rooms, a boutique spa, a bar and a restaurant. living room.

“The hotel itself is laid out on the ground floor and first floor under a sloping roof.

“Outside the main building has a beautiful whitewashed facade with period features, while inside it features high ceilings, a sweeping spiral staircase and opulent decor.”

The hotel has been closed since April 2020.

Inside the Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa near Taunton. Image: Move right

The listing says it offers “considerable scope and opportunity for a new operator.”

The business has grown into a hotel, wedding venue and restaurant with three AA Rosettes.

The property could have other uses subject to planning permission.

It was brought in September 2020 “with the intention of reopening the hotel after a renovation”.

The owner’s other business interests have ‘meant that they have not been able to devote the necessary time to reopening Mount Somerset which is why it is now offered for sale’.

The hotel is located approximately 8 km from Taunton and 16 km from Bridgwater.

It is two miles from the M5 and is “well signposted from the A358 which joins the motorway”.

There is on-site parking for over 50 vehicles spread over three car parks, and there is a gardener’s shed.

For more information, visit the property listing on Rightmove.

Richard F. Gandhi