Hotel for sale

47 Dalrymple Street - DG9

£329,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Lounge Bar
  • 5 Letting Bedrooms
  • Separate Owners House
  • Extensive Service Areas

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
The town of Stranraer is situated in the south west of Scotland overlooking Loch Ryan. The area forms part of the Mull of Galloway; Scotland's most southerly point and is an area known for it's natural unspoilt beauty. Stranraer is an important ferry port linking Scotland with Northern Ireland and the town becomes a hive of activity with tourists in the summer months while there is also a local population of approximately 13,000 people.

The Thistle Inn is located on one of the principle streets just off the town centre and benefits from the local clientele with much passing trade.


Business
The Thistle Inn is a well established business in Stranraer and derives trade successfully from accommodation and wet sales. The further promotion of food would be envisaged to grow the business and increase the trading profit levels further. Offering a lunchtime bar trade and evening meals would likely be very popular. The business is run by two proprietors with the assistance of 1 part time member of staff.


Property
The Thistle Inn is a substantial Victorian property of traditional stone construction under a pitched and slated roof. Entry to the bar is afforded from the front via a double recessed doorway. There is a further private doorway with a staircase to the upper floor level where there are 5 bed and breakfast letting bedrooms. The owner's house is located to the rear where the 5 en suite chalets are also located.

Builiding Internal
The public bar is attractively presented in the typical fashion of a "locals" bar. There is a stripped timber floor; half timber panelled walls with a selection of fixed wall seating and free standing chairs around timber tables. The bar servery occupies a prominent position in the room and has all the usual services behind. Appointed just off the public bar is a games room with a pool table; juke box and darts lane etc. The lounge bar is elegantly decorated with a selection of seating catering for approximately 30 covers. This area is a popular eating area for both residents and non residents. Features within the room include a rich décor while subtle wall lighting creates a personal atmosphere for diners.


Letting Accomodation
Within the main body of the property there are 5 letting bedrooms. The current breakdown offers 3 family rooms and 2 twin rooms. These share one shower room and a bathroom.

Located to the rear and separate from the hotel are 5 substantial en suite chalets. These are generally used for self catering purposes and the current breakdown offers 5 family chalets one of which has category one disabled access.

Services Areas
The service areas within the property are extensive and include a well equipped commercial kitchen; cellar; secure spirit store and various storage cupboards. Both ladies and gents toilets service the public areas.

Owners Accomodation
Adjacent to the chalets is the owner’s house which comprises of 2 double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes; living room; utility area; kitchen; bathroom; further shower room and private office.

Building External
To the front of the property there is a selection of bench seating while to the rear there is a large car park with ample parking available for customers.

Services
We have been informed that all mains services are connected.

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

Licence
The business trades with the benefit of a hotel licence.

Trading Figures
A trading profit and loss account will be made available to interested parties after a formal viewing has taken place.

Summary
The sale of the Thistle Inn offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a business which is not restricted in terms of benefiting from all trade sectors including accommodation; food and wet sales. New proprietors promoting the business further could see each sector thrive and increase the trade and profit levels further.

Price
Offers Over £329,995 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 sellers’ sole agents Bruce & Company.

Further Information
Should you require further information on this or any other property, please do not hesitate to contact the office on 0131 3140660.

Business Finance Centre
For a free, no obligation quotation on the finance available to purchase this business, please phone THE BUSINESS MORTGAGE CENTRE, FREEPHONE 0131 558 9832.

Website
Visit our website at http://www.bruceandco.co.uk for a range of other properties available.


Nearest station

  • Stranraer (0.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Stranraer (0.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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