Hotel room for saleViewfield Road, Tain, Ross-Shire, IV19
Offers in Region of £599,999
- Large Restaurant/Function suite, Public Lounge Bar
- Enviable locale with stunning views
- Owners house- by separate negotiation
The Carnegie Lodge Hotel is an extremely well run business that has been run by the current proprietors for 10 years. The property has been placed on the market due to the current proprietor's impending wish to retire from the tourist trade. The business trades throughout the year and its quality is reflected in the number of awards it currently holds such as achieving 4.5 out 5 on trip advisor and being ranked number 1 hotel in the area. It also benefits from a good mix of tourists and local customers. Additional marketing is carried out through its own informative website www.carnegiehotel.co.uk.
Tain is a royal burgh and post town in the committee area of Ross and Cromarty, in the Highland area of Scotland. Tain itself lies on the southern shore of the Dornoch Firth, in Easter Ross. The area is reputed to have the lowest average rainfall in Scotland. Sitting on the A9 trunk road leading north through Inverness and all the way up to Wick in Caithness, Tain is well situated to be used as a central staging post for daily tourist trips around the north and west. The town is approximately 40 minutes from Inverness. Tain has two primary schools -Craighill and Knockbreck along with a secondary school called Tain Royal Academy. The Hotel is also a short drive from the Nigg Oil Terminal which deals with subsea structures which in the future may be used for decommissioning oil rigs, which could bring in more accommodation sales.
Carnegie Lodge occupies an enviable location overlooking the town and the Dornoch Firth. The hotel is approx. a ten minute drive from the world famous Royal Dornoch Golf Course and is within minutes reach of Tain Golf Course with many courses in Ross-shire and Sutherland within easy driving distance. With the hotel in such an enviabe location it creates scope for anyone looking to delve into the golf market.
Carnegie Lodge Hotel is a commanding detached property that has been well maintained and extended at various periods. The main entrance is from the front which in turn leads into a well-appointed reception/lounge area. This gives access to all areas both private and public.
On entering the hotel you are immediately welcomed by a spacious reception/ guest lounge. The area is well presented and furnished with upholstered tub chairs and occasional tables.
To the right of the reception lounge you will find the public bar lounge. On entering the bar, the traditionally constructed bar is located to the left at the top of the room. The bar is well presented and furnished with wooden tables and chairs, providing seating for 24 persons. The bar further benefits from an open solid fuel fire place along with French doors to an outside decking area to the front of the property.
To the top of the reception lounge you will find the well-appointed and spacious restaurant/ function suite. This space is utilised by the current vendors to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to residents and visitors. The room benefits from having a conservatory leading out to a second decking area, offering outside seating for 20 guests and offers stunning views over the rear gardens and Dornoch Firth. The room is well presented and furnished with upholstered chairs and wooden tables. The room can accommodate up to 100 persons comfortably.
Ladies and Gents Facilities are well located off the Reception.
The Carnegie Lodge Hotel has 9 en-suite letting rooms. Three of the rooms are located off the reception lounge area. These rooms comprise of a twin/superking, double and single configuration. The additional 6 rooms are accessed via a private external door from the front car park. These 6 rooms are all twin/superking .All rooms are well presented and have flat screen TVs and hospitality trays. All en-suites are well equipped and have shower cubicles.
The current vendors own a substantial bungalow next door to the hotel. The property comprises 5/6 bedrooms, three of which are en-suite and are used as over spill for the hotel. The owners property also benefits from a family bathroom, large lounge/dining area and fully fitted modern kitchen. This property is available by separate negotiation.
As expected with a property the style and size of The Carnegie Lodge Hotel, there are ample service areas including; a fully fitted commercial kitchen with food preparation area, pot wash, dishwasher. There is a walk-in chill and dry store/freezer room off the main kitchen. The premises also benefit from a laundry with two washers and two commercial dryers, cellar, wine store and several storage areas. In addition there is also an external garage/workshop located to the side of the property.
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