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3 bedroom pub for sale

Badachro Inn, Badachro, Gairloch, IV21 2AA

Offers Over £475,000
396 sq. m.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 4,262 sq ft (396 sq m)
  • Use class orders: A3 Restaurants and Cafes, A4 Drinking Establishments and C3 Dwelling Houses

Key features

  • Traditional bar with conservatory restaurant (50 covers)
  • Large external deck seating area (30 covers)
  • Spacious owners’ accommodation
  • Fantastic sea loch frontage
  • Profitable Business

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Badachro Inn is an attractive 2 storey traditional inn. The B grade listed building was constructed in the early-mid 19th century, initially built to accommodate the local fishing industry and now provides an idyllic setting for a restaurant and bar with stunning sea frontage.

The ground floor of the Inn has a traditional bar fitted out with timber seating and tables, slate flooring, wood panelled walls, exposed timber beamed roof and an open fireplace which all provides a warm ambience. To the front of the property is a timber glazed dining conservatory with unrivalled views over the sea.

Externally the Inn boasts a large decking area which has both wooden tables and perimeter bench table seating to take advantage of the views over the loch

The service areas are well fitted out and comprise a commercial kitchen, stores and cellar etc.

At first floor level there is well presented and spacious owners’ accommodation comprising 3 bedrooms, living room, bathroom, laundry room, shower room with WC and office.

The Business
The business has performed well over the years with the net turnover for the year ending 30 September 2014 showing £334,772 (full trading accounts will be made available to parties after formally viewing the business) with a healthy profit conversion.

The business is run 12noon – 12pm, 7 days per week from April, with food being served 12-3pm and 6pm-9pm. In November, December & March the business is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. There remains potential for a chef/proprietor to put their individual mark on the business with food offering and service times.

The name ‘Badachro Inn’ is renowned both locally and from afar. Recently the Inn has been featured in Tom Parker-Bowles’ food and drink column in ‘Town & Country’ magazine beside other iconic establishments such as The River Café and The Ritz in London. In addition the Scotsman newspaper has featured it in their food and drink feature ‘Five bars in Scotland with fantastic views’.

Trade comes from a combination of locals and tourist with much being repeat custom and word of mouth reputation. In summary the business provides an idyllic and renowned lifestyle business for a husband / wife partnership or chef proprietor located in the west highlands.
The Property lies within the village of Badachro on the West Coast of Scotland and enjoys one of the finest locations within the west highlands. The hamlet of Badachro is situated approximately 6 miles to the south of the village of Gairloch, and is a popular and well known tourist area, particularly with the yachting fraternity and outdoor enthusiasts.

Gairloch has a post office, bank, primary and secondary school, doctors surgery, golf course, hotels and local shops. Within the vicinity are several iconic mountain peaks including Slioch, Beinn Eighe, Liathach, and Beinn Alligin.

Locally Badachro has a small harbour which lies adjacent to the Inn which local prawn and fishing boats operate from together with pleasure craft.

The area has some of the finest beaches in the British Isles and is a popular base for sea kayaking, diving, sea fishing and surfing. This beautiful coastline sits against a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery, home to a wide variety of native wildlife and providing ideal hill walking and climbing.

Directions: From Inverness, follow the A9 north over the Kessock Bridge and follow the A835 at the Tore Roundabout which takes you to Garve beyond which the A832 turns off to Gairloch and Achnasheen. At Achnasheen follow the A832 on through Kinlochewe and down Loch Maree until, 3 miles south of Gailroch you see the sighs for the B8056 to Red Point and Badachro.

Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. LPG gas for kitchen equipment.

Local Authority: Highland Council, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX, Tel: 01349 886606.

Rateable Value: £20,900 (£900 apportioned as residential).

Energy Performance Certificate Rating: G

The Net Store Building: The proprietor of the Badachro Inn also holds the lease of the net store building which is located on the pier adjacent to the Property. This may be available by separate negotiation and with relevant landlord consent.

Tenure: The business is offered for sale on an absolute ownership (Scottish freehold equivalent) basis.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment through selling agents. No direct approach may be made to the property.

Offers: Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Strutt & Parker LLP, 9-11 Bank Lane, Inverness, IV1 1WA.

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