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7 bedroom guest house for sale

The Knowe Guest House, Ancaster Road, Callander, Perthshire, FK17

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Popular Tourist Catchment Area
  • Beautifully Refurbished, Stunning Property
  • 7 Bedrooms, 3 of which are used by the owners
  • Exemplary Customer Reviews

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General

Bruce and Co. are delighted to offer for
sale The Knowe Guest House is a
beautifully presented Guest House
situated in Callander in 'Loch Lomond
and Trossachs National Park'. The
business has been awarded a 4* rating
by the Scottish Tourist Board and is
highly rated on Trip Advisor where it has
nothing short of good reviews.

The Knowe Guest House provides luxury bed
and breakfast accommodation in a
commanding property with elegant
interior making the business very popular
with a lot of repeat customers. The
business has been under the very caring
ownership of our clients for 15 years
during which time they have carefully
carried out substantial refurbishments
throughout the entire property to a very
high standard. They are reluctantly offering the business to the market due to
their impending wish to retire.

The Knowe Guest House enjoys a generous turnover
and not only provides the owners with an
excellent source of income but also a
wonderful home. The property truly is
superbly presented and can only be
appreciated in full by a viewing. The
business enjoys high occupancy levels
and could trade successfully all year
round although our clients have chosen
to focus on the main season from Easter
through to November offering plenty of
potential to increase turnover should new
owners wish to increase the trading
period.

The property also has several
formations for letting accommodation with
the current owners choosing to let 4
bedrooms but the house has potential to
increase this depending on the new
owners needs.

Situation

The Knowe Guest House is perfectly
positioned in the town of Callander,
Scotland, making it the ideal base for
exploring surrounding areas, including
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs
National Park. Callander is situated on
the River Teith and lies 14 miles North
West of Stirling. The town is located in
the former county of Perthshire and is a
popular tourist stop to and from the
Highlands and Islands. The town serves
as the Eastern Gateway to the Loch
Lomond and the Trossachs National
Park, the first National Park in Scotland.
Due to its location it is often referred to as
the "Gateway to the Highlands". The
former St. Kessog's Church is currently
the Visit Scotland Centre, offering tourist
information for the area. Oban, Fort
William, Glencoe, Pitlochry, Perth,
Stirling, St Andrews, Edinburgh and
Glasgow are all within day visiting
distance, allowing return to Callander in
time for an evening meal. Nearby are the
Lochs and Hills of the Trossachs, an area
of outstanding natural beauty which still
offers peace and tranquillity. Part of
Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
encompassing some of Scotland's best -
loved locations, legendary Loch Katrine
and magnificent Ben Lomond.

Property

The business premises occupy an
impressive detached building, with an
imposing position on an elevated spot.
The décor and interior has been
thoughtfully planned and implemented by
the current owners to an extremely high
standard throughout which is reflected in
the previous reviews by guests and the 4*
award received from the Scottish Tourist
Board. The property is arranged over 2
floors and entrance to the building is from
the front which leads in to a large
welcoming reception hallway.

Public Areas

The entire property has elegant
furnishings and attractive décor. On the
ground floor, once inside the reception
hallway, guests are welcome to make use
of the residents lounge which is
positioned to the front of the building. The
lounge offers relaxed seating in
comfortable arm chairs and sofas all of
which are kept to a traditional standard
which fits perfectly in this bright room with
feature bay window providing views over
the village. The breakfast room also
located to the front of the property can
accommodate all guests and has French
doors leading out to a patio where guests
in the hotter months can enjoy breakfast
outside.

Letting Rooms

Knowe Guest House offers 1 suite and 3
letting rooms all of which are en-suite.
Each guest room has been individually
finished to an excellent standard and
offers a high level of comfortable
accommodation. The rooms vary in
arrangement and can accommodate
single guests, couples or families. Each
room benefits from tea & coffee making
facilities, colour television and hair dryer.
All 4 letting rooms are located on the
upper floor of the property providing
excellent views of the surrounding
countryside and garden.

Owners Accommodation

At Knowe Guest House, owners benefit
from spacious private accommodation
which is presented to an excellent
standard and in keeping with the
remainder of the property. The private
accommodation is located on the ground
floor and consists of a 2 large double
bedrooms one with a dressing area,
bathroom, a study/office (which could
also be used as an additional bedroom),
a spacious private lounge with bay
window looking out from the front of the
property and a well presented fitted
kitchen with functional utility room.

External

The property sits on an elevated position
built into the hillside. To the front of the
property there is a patio area with outdoor
seating and the well maintained gardens
surrounding the building are laid mostly to
lawn. There is ample parking for residents
to the front of the building which can
easily accommodate up to 6 cars and
secure storage facilities are available for
bikes, golf clubs etc. The property also
benefits from a work shop located to the
left hand side of the property with a
covered storage area to the rear.


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