5 bedroom commercial property for sale

Achins House, Book & Coffee Shop, INVERKIRKAIG, IV27 4LR

Offers Over £299,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Use class orders: A1 Shops and A3 Restaurants and Cafes

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Achins offers the purchaser the unique opportunity to purchase a long established book/gift shop, coffee shop and residential property in a beautiful corner of the North West of Scotland. The property is surrounded by spectacular unspoiled countryside with views up Kirkaig Valley towards Cul Mor.

Established over 50 years ago, the Bookshop specialises in Scottish Literature and Culture and has been extended over the years to incorporate the highly popular Coffee Shop. In good decorative order throughout, Achins offers versatile accomodation with ample scope to develop both the house and business.

The property sits in over 2 acres of ground and includes a five bedroom dwelling house which could easily be utilised as bed and breakfast accommodation. Offering a lifestyle change, this property would suit someone looking for an idyllic country lifestyle with the added benefit of a source of income available on your doorstep. The Bookshop has a long established reputation and supplies to the Highland Library. It also sells an excellent range of gifts including that of local artists and producers.

The Coffee Shop operates during the tourist season from Easter to the end of October with 28 covers and a fully equipped open plan kitchen to the rear of the seated area. The flexible open plan layout offers a variety of business uses given the necessary planning consents. The five bedroom dwelling house benefits from double glazing and electric heating.

The accommodation consists of a conservatory at the front of the property, divided into two sections, the first of which is currently a pleasant sitting area (entered into from porch at front door) and second section divided by glass and further door is used as a workshop. Double glass doors lead to the lounge which has a wood burning stove providing a welcoming focal point; inner hallway with understair storage cupboard; double aspect office/bedroom; shower room comprising a WC, wash hand basin and disabled adapted electric powered shower; well-appointed kitchen with an excellent range of base and wall mounted units, freestanding cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and pantry; porch to back door; dining room/sitting room with a further wood burning stove and double glass doors opening to the work room section of the conservatory. On the upper floor are five good sized bedrooms leading off a spacious hall area, three with fitted storage and all with wash hand basins along with a family bathroom comprising a three piece suite including a corner bath with mixer tap and shower head. There is also a good sized linen cupboard off the hall.

Situated in a quiet rural location, the property is close to the scenic North Coast 500 route and is approximately 4 miles from the charming fishing village of Lochinver. The thriving village of Lochinver offers an excellent range of facilities including shops, hotels, cafés, supermarket, butchers, petrol station, Post Office, leisure centre and health centre. Primary education is provided at Lochinver with secondary pupils attending Ullapool High School to which bus transportation is provided daily. The area is a highly popular tourist destination with an excellent range of outdoor facilities available on your doorstep including sailing, sea and loch fishing, walking and climbing. The Inverpolly Nature reserve is next door and the whole area is also home to an abundance of wildlife and birds. The walk to the Kirkaig falls begins at the bottom of the driveway and further path leads on to the iconic mountain of Suilven. The unique geology of the area is designated as North West Highland Geopark -which attracts many visitors. The nearby villages of Achmelvich and Clachtoll are also renowned for their beautiful beaches. Ullapool, approximately 38 miles away, offers further facilities and amenities while Inverness, the main business and commercial centre in the Highlands, is approximately 90 miles away and offers extensive shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities along with excellent road, rail and air links to the south and beyond.


RETAIL UNIT: Coffee Shop 
6.59m x 10.67m
RETAIL UNIT: Coffee Shop

Bookshop 
6.59m x 11.7m
Bookshop

Office Space 
1.97m x 4.8m
Office Space

Utility / Freezer Store 
1.7m x 3.23m
Utility / Freezer Store

HOUSE: Inner Hall 
2.32m x 5.8m
HOUSE: Inner Hall

Kitchen 
2.92m x 4.67m
Kitchen

Lounge 
3.67m x 4.65m
Lounge

Dining Room 
3.51m x 4.69m
Dining Room

Sun Room 
3.1m x 5.88m
Sun Room

Work Room 
3.1m x 4.1m
Work Room

Office / Bedroom 
2.97m x 4.0m
Office / Bedroom

Bedroom 1 
2.27m x 3.78m
Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2 
3.66m x 5.4m
Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3 
2.95m x 4.25m
Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4 
2.95m x 3.81m
Bedroom 4

Bedroom 5 
3.45m x 3.77m
Bedroom 5

Landing 
2.41m x 4.42m
Landing

Shower Room 
1.89m x 2.3m
Shower Room

Bathroom 
1.79m x 2.61m
Bathroom

Rear Porch 
1.16m x 1.36m
Rear Porch

Linen Cupboard 
1.28m x 2.28m
Linen Cupboard

Nearest station

  • Lairg (32.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Macleod & MacCallum , Inverness

28 Queensgate Inverness, IV1 1DJ

01463 568025 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Lairg (32.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Macleod & MacCallum , Inverness

28 Queensgate Inverness, IV1 1DJ

01463 568025 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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