Commercial Property for sale

Cross Inn - HS2

£174,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • The Islands Most Northerly Hotel
  • Lounge Bar (50 Covers)
  • Car Park (30 Cars)
  • 2 Bed Owners Accommodation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situation
The business boasts being the Islands most northerly hotel and restaurant and commands an ideal trading location on the A875 Stornoway to Ness road. The property sits in approximately half an acre of mixed ground including parking, lawn and rear field. The remote Outer Hebrides is the only place in the UK to be named one of the top 100 travel hotspots in the world.

There are daily ferries to the Isle Of Lewis via Stornoway from Ullapool as well as regular flights from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.

The population is 7,000 with a catchment of around 30,000 wihtin the Western Isles.


Description
The Cross Inn has been run by the current proprietor since 2000. The business has been placed on the market due to the current proprietors impending retirement from the licenced trade.

The business has been trading well for the past number of years from all aspects of the business. After taking over the business, our clients have built up an excellent client base due to their excellent reputation within the area.

During our clients tenure, they have transformed the Inn including all major refurbishment and decoration. With the hotel and public bar trading March to January, the business offers bed & breakfast, lunches and evening meals as well as bar meals. The bar side of the business has always received good levels of trade due to parties, small weddings and funerals etc. The Cross Inn offers an opportunity for a family wishing a change of lifestyle investing in a business with potential.


Building Internal
Built in circa 19th century, the main property is stone and brick built, planned on two floors with the public area located at ground floor level and the letting rooms and owners accommodation on the first floor.

The property has a pitched and slated roof with later extensions to the rear, set under a flat fibre glass roof.

The main access to the property is directly to the front of the car park leading to the main lounge off the restaurant via a well appointed sun lounge. The public bar is a converted bar located to the rear of the property. This is constructed of local stone under a pitched and slated roof and planned on ground floor level.

Building External
The property is situated on approximately ½ an acre and offers a car park for 30 cars, beer garden and to the rear a field.

SERVICE AREAS
As expected with an Inn, the style and size of the Cross Inn, there are extensive service areas including a well equipped commercial kithcen. Other service areas include laundry, cellar and manager’s office.

Ladies and gents toilets are well appointed off the public areas.


PUBLIC AREAS
The sun lounge is located to the front of the property and a favourite with the guests in Spring/Summer. The sun lounge gives access to the well appointed lounge bar and can easily accommodate up to 50 people. The lounge bar is a handy over-flow for the restaurant. The restaurant can cater for around 50 covers and is adjacent to the lounge bar. The restaurant is decorated and furnished to a modern standard throughout. The public bar is located to the rear of the property and offers a pool table, dart lane and an open fireplace.

LETTING ACCOMMODATION
The Cross Inn has 5 en-suite letting rooms comprising 2 singles, 1 twin, 1 double and a family room. All rooms have tea/coffee facilities and LCD TV’s.

All rooms are furnished and decorated to a modern standard.


Residential Accommodation
The owners’ accommodation comprises of a lounge and 2 double bedrooms, 1 en-suite and 1 with private bathroom. One of the rooms is located on the ground floor and could be used as letting accommodation if its not required as owners accommodation.

SERVICES
The property has mains water, drainage and electricity with cooking by LPG gas. In addition, there is an oil fired central heating system.

SUMMARY
The sale of The Cross Inn offers an opportunity to purchase a well established business with growth potential.

Accounts
Accounts to the year ending 31st November 2011, show a turnover of £81,055 with a gross profit of £27,866. Full trading information will be made available after a formal viewing has taken place.

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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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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