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Hotel for sale

Garve Road - IV26


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • 19 En-suite Letting Rooms
  • Enviable Location
  • Large Plot With Development Potential
  • Long Established

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Harbour Lights Guest House 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 all year round and its quality is reflected in the award it currently holds in being rated number 2 on Trip Advisor. Additional marketing is carried out through its own informative website It enjoys much repeat custom, particularly due to its excellent location on the main road in and out of Ullapool.

Harbour Lights is located on Garve Road as you enter Ullapool. The business is the first guest house you see on the road into Ullapool. Ullapool is a town located 45 minutes north of Inverness. The town is a popular tourist stop over and is the port for the Stornoway ferry.

Building External
Harbour Lights is a substantial detached property set over two floors. The property is of traditional brick construction sitting commandingly within its own spacious grounds over looking Loch Broom. The property further benefits from a beach front locale with extensive gardens to the rear. The main entrance is from the front which in turn leads into a well presented reception area. The reception in turn give access to all areas public and private.

Building Internal
Located on the ground floor you will find an extremely spacious guest lounge area and dining room. The guest lounge is split level with a large central fire place with open fire. The lounge is well decorated and furnished with several sofas, occasional chairs and tables. The lounge benefits from having patio doors leading out to a patio area and the rear gardens. Located off the lounge is the guest dining room. The dining room is again split level and can seat 50+ guests. The dining room is again well presented and well furnished with wooden tables and chairs. To the front of the property is the former public bar of Harbour Lights. The bar is in need of refurbishment and is not currently operated by the vendors. Ladies and gents facilities are well located off the reception as well as in the bar area.

Letting Accommodation
There are 19 letting bedrooms, all which have en-suite facilities. The letting accommodations are split over the ground and first floors. There are 10 letting rooms on the ground floor, and 9 on the first floor. The letting rooms are all of double or twin configuration, with one family room on the first floor. The ground floor rooms all have shower rooms, with the first floor rooms all benefiting from baths. All rooms are well presented and come fully equipped including hospitality trays and TVs.

Owners Accommodation
The owners accommodation is located on the first floor of the property. The owners suite has a private entrance off the reception and offers excellent family accommodation. The owners flat comprises a master bedroom with en-suite and a dressing room, 2 further single bedrooms and a double bedroom. All bedrooms benefit from en-suite facilities. The owners flat also offers a family bathroom, office, spacious sitting/dining room and dining kitchen. The kitchen is fully fitted with wall and floor cupboards. The owners flat further benefits from excellent storage space.

Building Interal
As expected with a property the style and size of Harbour Lights there are ample service areas, including a fully equipped commercial kitchen, food prep area, dry store, office, boiler room and laundry.

Harbour Lights sits commandingly within its own grounds. To the front is a large tarmac car park with parking for 20 + cars. To the rear you will find spacious gardens leading down to the water line. The rear gardens are laid mostly to grass and offer an excellent outdoor space for functions.

We are advised all mains services are present.

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of freehold.

The business trades with the benefit of a full Guest House Licence, and conforms to all fire regulations.

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

The sale of Harbour Lights offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, beautifully presented Highland property which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business. It benefits from its highly desirable location and potential to increase business by trading as a hotel.

OIRO £599,995 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

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.

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.

Call to action
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 477 6060.

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