London hotelier buys New Forest hotel for £1.25m

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Former London hotel manager Tim Burton-Holloway has bought Sway Manor near Lymington for £1.25, Southern Daily Echo reports.

The purchase of the 16-key property is Burton-Holloway’s first venture into hotel ownership, having previously managed the Boundary, the Cadogan and Kensington hotels in London

Colliers International’s hotels director Simon Wells said: “New Forest continues to punch well above its weight with increasing visitor numbers attracted in part by the area’s upmarket hotel offering.

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"Top New Forest hotels do not come to the market very often and Sway Manor didn’t stay on the market long.”

Burton-Holloway will operate Sway Manor with his wife Edlyn, who also has experience in the hospitality sector.

They plan to launch a "major upgrade" to the property, which sits on five acres. 

 

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