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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Berkeley House, Belford Road, Fort William, Inverness-Shire, PH33 6BT

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Highly Regarded Guest House
  • Very Prominent Position
  • Profitable Lifestyle Business Opportunity
  • 9 Modern En-Suite Letting Bedrooms with Guest Areas
  • Self-contained One Bedroom Apartment
  • Private Owners Accomodation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Property Description

Exceptional Guest House Opportunity with Established Business

Berkeley House is an impressive and generously proportioned detached Guest House with separate self-contained letting apartment and private owner's accommodation. Dating back to the 1800's, the property enjoys one of the most prominent positions in the popular tourist town of Fort William, located on the main A82 and within minutes' walk from the town centre, train and bus station, the property's trading situation is second to none.

The imposing house has been continuously modernised and upgraded by the current owners over their 18 year ownership, and offer the successful purchaser a rare opportunity to acquire a much sought after business.

Located in the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK', Fort William. Situated just off the A82, the property is a short walk from the town centre of Fort William, with all the amenities that are on offer, including a train and bus station. The area benefits from year round visitors taking advantage of the excellent outdoor pursuits available such as walking, mountaineering, skiing, mountain biking, sailing with a newly formed marina, fishing and sight-seeing. There are excellent links by rail and bus to and from the North and South, which allows access to larger cities such as Inverness and Glasgow.

The Business

The current owners have over their ownership created a fantastic and profitable lifestyle business. With excellent reputation, the business now trades from April - October, however there is huge potential to increase the business in the shoulder months. The accounts are available to seriously interested parties.

Public Areas

The house is accessed front a main entrance doorway which leads to the reception area and hallway. The bright hallway leads to resident's lounge, with feature fireplace and French doors giving access to the large breakfasting room with patio doors to the side garden. A staircase leads from the reception hallway to the first floor guest rooms.

Letting Accommodation

9 Letting bedrooms, consisting of 2 triple rooms, 6 double rooms and a twin. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and are finished to high standard with tea/coffee facilities and televisions.

Self-Contained Apartment

The apartment adjoins Berkeley House and is accessed from the side. The accommodation comprises of an open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area and double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Private Accommodation

An excellent benefit of Berkeley House is the private owner's accommodation which is located to the rear of the house and includes a kitchen/diner, utility, lounge, bathroom and master bedroom with en-suite shower room.

The Grounds

Berkeley House offers a large gravelled parking area located to the front with paved pathways leading round the property. To the rear is a tiered private garden, attractively laid out and a large garden shed with light and power.

Travel Directions

Travelling north on the A82 from Fort William, pass the Belford Hospital and St Mary's Church and the property is the first Guest House on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2016

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