Find out who has bought the historic Black Swan hotel in Helmsley

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The historic Black Swan Hotel in Helmsley, which dates back over 500 years, has been sold.

Specialist property business advisor Christie & Co has announced that the Grade II listed hotel has been sold to the award-winning Inn Collection Group.

The Black Swan retains much of the architectural style of the Tudor, Elizabethan and Georgian periods.

Christie & Co has not disclosed a price for the sale.

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Black Swan Hotel in HelmsleyBlack Swan Hotel in Helmsley
Black Swan Hotel in Helmsley

The hotel has four themed parlour rooms, landscaped walled gardens with heated gazebo, award winning restaurant and tearoom and patisserie, as well as 45 bedrooms for guests.

Sean Donkin, Managing Director of the Inn Collection Group, said: “A full investment project is planned which will treat the building with the sensitivity it deserves. We chose the site as Helmsley has long been a target opportunity and The Black Swan is a landmark site.”

David Lee, Regional Director at Christie & Co, said: “Christie & Co are delighted to have been asked to sell The Black Swan on behalf of the owners as we have long since been admirers of this outstanding business.

“This is a truly iconic hotel, well known and highly respected across Yorkshire and we are sure that the new owners will elevate its status even further. The sale further illustrates the demand for hotels of this magnitude across the county and the wider north east region.”