Shrigley Hall marks completion of The Hotel Collection portfolio sell-off

THE Hotel Collection has sold Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf & Country Club in Pott Shrigley, near Macclesfield, to a private investor for an undisclosed sum.

It was the last remaining asset in a 10-strong portfolio of regional UK hotels, known as Project Solstice, which came to market for a combined guide price in excess of £130 million last year.

The Grade II listed four-star country house hotel has 148 bedrooms with an award-winning restaurant, bar, health club, 18 hole-golf course and 13 conference rooms all set within 262 acres (106 hectares) of private grounds.

Martin Rogers, head of UK hotel transactions at Savills, comments: “This deal is of particular significance as it brings the sale of the high profile Project Solstice portfolio to a close.

“The UK hotel market has had a strong start to 2017 with high levels of demand from both overseas and domestic investors.  We expect the second half of the year to be equally robust.”

Tom Cunningham, hotels director at Savills Manchester, added: “The hotel market in the North of England is particularly attractive to investors due to the prices and returns available.

“With multiple income streams and a strong corporate and leisure trade, Shrigley Hall appealed to numerous different investor types.  We are pleased with the excellent result achieved on behalf of our client.”

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