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14 bedroom leisure facility for sale

The Lodge On The Loch Of Aboyne, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

Offers Over £2,400,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • Use class orders: B1 Business

Key features

  • Loch side location, stunning views
  • 9 hole golf course with driving range
  • 14 letting rooms, 12 have loch views 2 have golf course views
  • 2 bed owners accom with stunning views over the loch from private balcony
  • Stunning wedding and function venue
  • Well established and strong reputation
  • Exemplary trip advisor reviews and customer feedback

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne is ideally located in the heart of Royal Deeside, situated midway between Aberdeen and Braemar and equidistant from Banchory and Ballater. The area is internationally famous for its salmon fishing, hunting and the Queen's royal holiday home at Balmoral Castle.

Step inside one of Scotland's most enchanting landscapes, an area that once captivated Queen Victoria and today attracts travellers from around the world who are lured back by the magnificent scenery. Ideal for Fishing, walking, cycling and many other outdoor pursuits.

The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne is a unique destination enjoying magnificent panoramic views over one of Scotland's stunning loch's. The hotel's facilities make it an excellent choice for leisure, conference and wedding guests alike and, located less than 30 miles from the centre of Aberdeen and within easy reach of Inverness, it is easily accessible via the main motorway links.

The lodge on the Loch is a privately owned boutique development, created by husband and wife team Derek & Jean McCulloch. From a vision of small beginnings in 1999, the Lodge has grown organically, on 35 acres of farming land, into the spa, golf and leisure retreat with accommodation that it is today. Designed to bring the beauty of natural Scotland indoors, the Lodge rooms have unparalleled magnificent views out over the Loch and Cairngorms National Park.

There are 14 guest bedrooms, a range of conference and banqueting facilities for up to 170 guests and leisure facilities including outdoor hot tub, steam bath, plunge pool, treatment rooms and fitness equipment.

Tucked away in 35 acres of stunning scenery literally a stone's throw from Aboyne Loch, The Lodge on the Loch's unparalleled surroundings and exceptional facilities are amongst the most impressive in Scotland's North East.

The Lodge is a unique Spa and Golf Retreat Centre with accommodation, loch side restaurant, Osprey viewing deck, Bistro Bar, conference, function and wedding facilities, fitness and leisure facilities, health and beauty spa and a 9 hole golf centre with driving range. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Cairngorms National Park, the Loch side Restaurant is accredited by Eat Scotland, and offers a relaxed, affordable, fine-dining experience in peerless Scottish tranquillity. Ideal for anything from informal dining to special occasions, customers can enjoy wonderfully varied and healthy cuisine. The Head Chef is an award winning Grampian Chef and the delectable fare reflects his devotion to quality, locally sourced ingredients and culinary innovation.

The Lodge on the Loch features an Osprey viewing deck for those interested in catching a glimpse of the majestic emblematic bird of prey, and visitors can take advantage of the three challenging 9 hole golf layouts (Tiger, Pussycat and Kittycat) which offer a fun and fair test of golf, for a wide range of players from novice to scratch golfers. A 6 bay driving range completes the golf facilities to make this an ideal centre in idyllic surroundings.

The "Reflect" health spa is a sanctuary for exclusive spa retreats for individuals and groups, with three treatment rooms, a Hammam Room and a private relaxation suite. The Hammam room features a sauna, steam bathing facilities, Japanese deep soak tub and a monsoon shower.

Those seeking absolute Zen-like tranquility can indulge in a wide range of holistic treatments and therapies from around the world with exotic blends of natural botanical products, aromatherapy oils, spices and "LaStone" hot and cold stone treatments. Visitors can experience time honoured therapies, in stunning surroundings.

The Osprey and Formaston Function suites both with panoramic windows overlooking the Loch and Cairngorms National Park, offer the perfect setting for special events such as corporate away days, celebrations and especially weddings. The facilities are second to none, and the picturesque loch side location is perfect for special occasions.

The Osprey, Formaston Function suites, all with panoramic windows overlooking the Loch and Cairngorms National Park , oer the perfect setting for special events such as corporate away days, celebrations and especially weddings. The facilities are second to none, and the picturesque loch side location is perfect for special occasions.

The Osprey Suite - Capacity of 150+
The Formaston Suite - Capacity of 85 seated dining guests

For a truly unique dining experience what could be better than sitting in the glass-fronted Osprey Restaurant, overlooking the Loch and Cairngorms National Park? The restaurant caters for all tastes and prides itself on a blend of traditional and modern dishes in a Seafood and Mediterranean style with Scottish accents. The Head Chef boasts an eclectic range of dishes but with one unifying theme: Quality. His exacting standards, insistence on freshly cooked, wholesome local produce from Scotland's Natural Larder and an imaginative air has earned The Lodge recognition with Eat Scotland and the AA Good Dinner Awards.

Capacity of 120

Leading on from the restaurant is the outdoor Osprey Deck. This is an outside area, but sections exist that are fully enclosed in the unique Glass Walled Marquee and unerneath canopies that make the area ideal in inclement weather. The Marquee is inter-linked to the main building through French doors and has a capacity of 80 to 100 for a Ceremony. This area can also be used to extend the evening reception.

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