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61 Bayhead - HS1

£699,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • 11 Letting Rooms, Freehold
  • Enviable Location, Surperb Reputation
  • 5 Star Trip Advisor Rating
  • 4 Star STB Rating, Ranked #2 On Trip Advisor

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
The Hebridean Guest House is an extremely well run business that has been run by the current proprietors since 1992. 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 stars from the Scottish Tourist Board, 4.5 out 5 on Trip Advisor and ranking in the top 10 out of 129 guest houses on the island.

Additional marketing is carried out through its own informative website www.hebrideanguesthouse.co.uk. It enjoys much repeat custom, particularly due to its excellent location in the centre of Stornoway and its superb reputation as one of the area’s finest places to stay. Hebridean Guest House offers excellent accommodation for both guests and owners.


Situation
Stornoway is a town on the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides (also known as the Western Isles) of Scotland. The town's population is around 8,000, making it the largest town in the Outer Hebrides (with a third of the population). The civil parish of Stornoway, including various nearby villages, has a population of approximately 12,000. Stornoway is an important port and the major town and administrative centre of the Outer Hebrides. It is home to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (the Western Isles Council) and a variety of educational, sporting and media establishments. The Hebridean Guest House occupies a prominent position on Bay Head in the centre of the town.

Building Internal
The Hebridean Guest House is a traditionally built detached property set over three levels. The property has been renovated and well maintained by the current vendor and is now presented in walk in condition. The main entrance is from the front, which leads into a spacious and bright reception hallway. The hallway gives access in turn to all areas private and public. To the right on entering you will find the guest lounge. The guest lounge is tastefully decorated and benefits from a feature fireplace with living flame gas fire. To the left on entering you will find the large owners dining room, this space is again well presented and tastefully decorated in neutral colours. This dining room also serves as an over spill dining room for guests when required. To the rear of the reception hallway is the guest breakfasting room. This room is well furnished with wooden tables and chairs, and can comfortably seat 14 persons. The room is again well presented and decorated.

Letting Accommodation
There are 11 letting bedrooms, all which have en-suite facilities. The rooms are set over two floors. On the first floor there are 9 letting rooms comprising 2 doubles, 2 twin rooms and 5 single rooms. On the second floor there is an additional 2 letting rooms of 1 double and 1 twin. All rooms have en-suite facilities, flat screen TVs and hospitality trays. Room tariffs range from £60-£105 prpn B&B. Also located on the first floor is a guest WC and ample linen storage.

Owner's Accommodation
The owner’s accommodation is located on the ground floor of the property. The Hebridean offers excellent owners accommodations. The accommodations comprise of a well proportioned lounge with French doors leading to the rear gardens. There are also two large double bedrooms, family shower room with double size mains power shower, along with a third single bedroom/office. The owners accommodations also feature a large modern fitted kitchen. The kitchen comes complete with integrated double oven, commercial dishwasher, integrated microwave and a 7 burner gas range.

Services
As expected with a property the style and size of the Hebridean, there are ample service areas, including a laundry and external storage area.

External
The front of the property is straight of street. To the rear are mature gardens, which are hard standing with raised borders. Also located in the rear gardens is the vendors party room, the ‘love shack’. The Shack features a bar and seating and benefits from power.

Services
We are advised the property has all mains services.

Tenure
The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of freehold.

Licence
The business trades with the benefit of a full guest house licence, and conforms to all fire regulations.

Trading Figures
Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.

Summary
The sale of The Hebridean Guest House offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, beautifully presented property which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business.

Price
OIRO £699,995 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

Inventory
An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to lease; this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.

Offers
All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.

Further Information
Should you require further information on this or any other property, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 314 0660.


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