Cotswolds boutique Number Four at Stow has been acquired by Old Amersham Hotels, to bring the group’s portfolio up to seven.
The hotel is home to 18 bedrooms, acclaimed restaurant Cutler’s, a meeting room and picturesque gardens and was purchased off a guide price of £1.5m after going on the market in February this year.
Old Amersham Hotels director David Ashfield said: “We have six hotels, three here in the Cotswolds and three more in the Chilterns providing high quality service for the tourist and business markets.
“Number Four at Stow makes a great addition to our portfolio. It is a real asset and is in great shape. Our first objective will be to make sure more people know about it.”
The original building was a two-storey public house, and then became the Roman Court Hotel. The current owners, sisters Caroline and Patricia Losel, bought the property in 2010 and have since completed an ambitious refurbishment.
In addition to the luxuriously-appointed bedrooms there is a two-bedroom cottage which can be used as staff or self-catering accommodation.
Colliers International hotels director Peter Brunt, who handled the sale said: “Number Four at Stow is a great fit for this ambitious, high quality brand. It had been run by sisters Caroline and Patricia Losel, and was ranked as one of the top 10 in the UK by Tripadvisor.
“With high quality competition everywhere you look it’s a real challenge to be recognised as one of the best hotels in the Cotswolds – but Number Four is number one for locals and visitors alike, and it makes an excellent acquisition for the Old Amersham Hotels group.”