The Mansion House Hotel is a former baronial mansion house, believed to be in excess of 130 years of age which has been extended to provide the current facilities; 22 en suite bedrooms, restaurant, function suite and leisure facilities (gym & swimming pool). There is also a gate lodge, providing a further 3 letting bedrooms although this could readily be utilised as spacious owners accommodation.
The hotel, which is built over two floors in the main, has ornate features such as crow stepped gables, and a central turret which extends a further two floors. To the rear lies a substantial modern extension in addition to various smaller extensions principally comprising the leisure facilities and part of the function suite. Internally the property also retains many original features such as plaster cornices, timber dados and dado rails.
The hotel entrance leads directly into the main hallway, to the rear of which is a reception area. The residents lounge lies to the front left and is comfortably furnished with sofas and armchairs. The restaurant, to the front right can accommodate circa 40 covers and there is also the bistro providing additional dining (20 covers).
The hotel has a large modern catering kitchen which is comprehensively fitted. The main hallway to the rear is currently furnished with a full sized
snooker table and adjacent to this is a further lounge and small bar. The function room is separately entered from the front, but also interconnected to the main hotel. It has a bar servery and has substantial picture windows overlooking the rear garden area.
Completing the ground floor accommodation is the leisure club which has a swimming pool (10m x 5m), jacuzzi, sauna and steam room facilities. To the rear is a separate gym and there are male and female changing rooms which provide showers, toilets and lockers.
There are five en suite letting rooms at ground floor level, contained within an extension to the rear adjacent to the leisure facilities.
At first floor level there are two rooms which were previously let, one a beauty salon and the other a hairdressers.
The remainder of the first floor is principally given over to letting accommodation, there being 18 rooms in total although 17 are currently in use. They are either doubles or twins and many feature w4 poster or sleigh style beds. Several also have sofa beds to accommodate families.
The owner/managers accommodation lies within the turret extension to the rear left, and is effectively on second and third floors. It comprises two bedrooms and a showerroom.
The gate lodge is immediately adjacent to the entrance of the hotel, just South of the main building. It has been extended to provide the current accommodation, part of which is over one and a half storeys.
The ground floor provides a lounge and dining room, both with feature fireplaces/walls, and a modern kitchen. There is also a bathroom, and two double bedrooms, one of which is en suite. Above at first floor level is a master bedroom with an en suite showerroom.
The hotel is set within attractive parkland although this is owned by the Local Authority. To the front of the hotel is extensive car parking and there is an external seating area together with some garden grounds in the hotels ownership, as detailed on the attached plan.
Both the hotel and gate lodge are Listed Buildings. The hotel is B Listed and the lodge is C Listed.