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The Ridge Golf Club, Kent – for sale at £1.75m

9.25am 14th January 2008 - Property

Pentland Golf Ltd has instructed HLL Humberts Leisure, the property specialists to the golf and golf hotel industries, to market The Ridge Golf Club, Kent. Offers in excess of £1.75 million are invited for the freehold property, which is being offered to the market as the principal shareholder is retiring.

The Ridge Golf Club is located close to Maidstone (population 138,950) and comprises a mature 18 hole 6,242 yard (par 71) Patrick Dawson designed golf course; a golf driving range and golf practice facilities; and a purpose built greenkeepers complex; together with a well appointed, two storey clubhouse that includes function and leisure club facilities, plus a 2 bedroom apartment with private entrance and enclosed garden.

The Ridge Golf Club is a successful proprietary golf business focussing on annual golf and leisure memberships, green fees, food and beverage / function trade. The business commenced trading in 1993 and has a current golf / leisure membership in excess of 950 members. The club enjoys a good reputation in the area not only as a golf venue, but particularly as a venue for societies, functions & weddings.

The sale is being handled by Ben Allen and Paul Barnes at HLL Humberts Leisure. Ben Allen said, “The Ridge Golf Club is a fine golf business that will be of interest to lifestyle purchasers and existing golf operators. The Club offers the full scope of facilities for the novice to the experienced golfer, which, combined with a welcoming atmosphere, make this an excellent venue for golf. We anticipate strong interest in the opportunity and hope to conclude the sale in a short timescale.”

For further information on The Ridge Golf Club, or for a confidential discussion on your golf requirements, contact Paul Barnes on 020 7629 6700 or Ben Allen on 01962 835 960

HLL Humberts Leisure

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