14 bedroom pub for saleFour Seasons Pub-Restaurant & Inchree Rooms, Onich, Fort William, PH33
Offers Over £650,000
- Business for sale
- Use class orders: A3 Restaurants and Cafes
Four Seasons Pub & Inchree Rooms is a unique trading opportunity and a must view business for anyone wishing to run their own hotel, bed and breakfast or restaurant. The property is a purpose built and well-established venture drawing together an accommodation business with a highly popular bar and restaurant. Trading to a high level with strong room occupancy rates, the business was built and developed by the current owners who have operated the business for over 30 years. It is their desire to retire that brings this outstanding opportunity to the market. The business comprises of an accommodation unit, the Four Seasons Restaurant and a conference facility. The letting accommodation has 14 bedrooms set to various configurations (sleeping up to 41) and this unit has two communal kitchens plus a drying room. The Four Seasons Restaurant provides a spacious and well-appointed facility to seat around 90 guests. The restaurant has superb support areas including bathrooms, well-equipped commercial kitchen and offices. The conference facility has two further bedrooms which are currently used for letting plus it has a large presentation/lecture room and kitchen. This detached building could be utilised as family accommodation. In addition there are a number of ancillary buildings providing general storage. The grounds extend to around 1 acre and there is scope to purchase additional development land if so desired by separate negotiation. The site benefits from ample parking and surrounding amenity space.
Four Seasons Pub and Inchree Rooms forms part of a larger site which is also for sale and includes 9 self-catering chalets and 4 mobile homes. Further details are available from the selling agents ASG Commercial.
This is a successful and sustainable business opportunity and benefits from a high level of repeat visitors each year making this an excellent investment opportunity. Income is split equally between food and beverage sales and accommodation income. The majority of income is taken between April and October offering an easy-to-operate lifestyle business. The business would ideally suit experienced or highly motivated operators who could bring their experience, flair, imagination and energy to drive the business to greater profitability.
Restaurant trade and wet sales are generated by guests staying on-site plus the many visitors from the neighbouring lodge parks, self-catering businesses and bed and breakfasts etc. The business utilises a wide range of marketing options which helps maximise occupancy levels. The restaurant has a good reputation. The business has a highly effective website, from which (www.inchree.co.uk) online bookings are taken and also via the 3rd party site www.booking.com to provide wider market exposure. The accommodation units are suited to groups, families, couples and lone travellers looking for single night and longer stays.
Inchree Chalets and the 4 Seasons Restaurant are located just off the A82 along a shared road to the site entrance. The properties are well positioned to offer an excellent base to explore the Highlands and benefit from being just 20 minutes from both the Nevis Range & Glencoe Ski areas. The West Coast of Scotland is famous for its spectacular countryside, rugged mountains, stunning coastline and beautiful beaches. The idyllic scenery and open spaces combine to make the area highly popular with those seeking a relaxing holiday in the Scottish Highlands. The area is renowned for its outdoor activities and there are Munro's aplenty on the doorstep plus many more leisurely walks close by. The Ardnamurchan peninsula offers some of the most rugged and breathtaking scenery on offer and is accessed from the Corran Ferry minutes from the business. Ben Nevis and Glen Coe are two of the major mountaineering centres in Scotland. Close to Inchree is the 5-Star visitor attraction, The National Ice Climbing Centre which is one of the UK's premier mountain activity centres. Mountain biking is also a favoured past-time with the Nevis Range and the surrounding area of Lochaber which boast a large number of mountain bike trails, from cross country trails and white-knuckle downhills to relaxing forest trails, suiting every level of experienced riders. There are many places of historical interest one being the Glenfinnan Monument, at the head of Loch Shiel, which was erected in 1815 in tribute to the Jacobite clansmen who supported the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. Another is Glen Coe where the massacre of Glencoe took place in the early hours of 13 February 1692.
The coastal location supports sea-fishing, sailing and kayaking, with the area also being a renowned fishing location (sea, loch & river). The wide range of birdlife and animals roaming wild are a great attraction. The hamlet of Inchree is close to the village of Onich and benefits from services including a hotel, grocer shop, garage and a full range of social and welfare facilities in Fort William, 8 miles away. Primary schooling is available in Onich and both primary/secondary schooling is available in Fort William. The chalets are located adjacent to the Glenrigh Forest and are a 15-minute walk from the popular & impressive Inchree Waterfalls.
Four Seasons Pub & Inchree Rooms is signposted from the A82 and access is via a shared tarmac road leading to an open plan site. The properties are all presented in good condition with strong maintenance schedules in place.
THE FOUR SEASONS PUB & RESTURANT
Of traditional construction, this single storey property has timber finishes. Four Seasons is an attractive building which can comfortably seat around 100 customers. The open plan trading area has recently been upgraded with newly treated wooden floors and upholstered furnishing. The spacious and attractive bar is a focal point of the restaurant with a well-stocked gantry offering a wide range of beverages and minerals. The furnishings within the restaurant are mainly set to bench seating and tables but are of a high quality. To the front of the building is a covered seating area and in the warmer months there is external seating. The W.C.s just off the main bar include ladies and gents, with disabled facilities. To the rear are a number of offices plus storage facilities. An attractive feature of the sale is the fully functional commercial kitchen including support areas. To the rear of the kitchen and externally there are a number of storage units.
Of timber construction over a single floor with pitched roof, the letting accommodation building is maintained to a high standard. This detached accommodation block to the side of the restaurant and adjacent to car parking has two distinct units. The first wing has 4 letting rooms which are configured to x 1 triple bedroom, x 1 5 berth family bedroom and x 2 six-berth family bedrooms. All the aforementioned rooms have a private access. The second unit has a communal door leading to an internal corridor providing access to all other areas which includes x 5 twin rooms and x 3 three-berth family rooms (also used as doubles). All letting rooms are en-suite and have a comfortable range of furniture, fixtures and fittings. Each wing is supported by a spacious guest facility which includes a well-appointed kitchen, dining area and lounge space. Within the accommodation building is a wet-gear drying room, which reflects the outdoor nature of many guests.
The conference facility is a spacious single storey building which also has x 1 double bedroom and x 1 triple bedroom, along with x 2 shower & toilet facilities. There is also a small kitchen facility plus a large flexible space which is used as a training / meeting room which can comfortably seat up to 30 delegates. This building would lend itself to be used as owner's accommodation if so required.
On site there are presently 3 static caravans which are currently used as a staff accommodation. These could be used as owner's accommodation or further income generating accommodation as required.
The owners live off-site and a 4-bedroom house may also be available by separate negotiation.
The subjects extend to circa 1 acre. The site is accessed by a tarmac road leading to parking adjacent to each building. The site has ample ground and plenty of ancillary buildings plus general storage.
The site has an area of development ground which the owners would consider selling by separate negotiation if required. This area has been designated for residential housing but could, STPP, also be used to accommodate further letting accommodation development.
With mains electricity, water and drainage; cooking is provided by LPG gas. The buildings benefit from electric heaters and the properties are mainly double glazed. The entire site is Wi-Fi enabled via a professionally-installed system which offers guests and customers free & reliable internet access. The pub interior along with external areas benefit from a professionally installed and maintained CCTV system. The site is fully fire compliant and is EHO compliant.
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