Hotel for sale

Haughton Arms Hotel, Main Street, Alford, AB33 8WA

Offers Over £135,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Town centre hotel
  • Popular bar and restaurant
  • 150 cover function room
  • 10 letting rooms, 3 bed owner's accommodation
  • Private car park and beer garden
  • Energy Rating G

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Description

The hotel is contained within a substantial detached traditionally constructed property set over three levels with both double and single height modern extensions to the rear. The hotel sits back from Main Street with a car park and beer garden to the immediate front of the property.

Location

The hotel enjoys a prominent roadside position on Main Street in the Aberdeenshire village of Alford. Alford is situated 20 miles west of Aberdeen with easy access available via the A944, and 17 miles south west of Inverurie. The village has a population of over 2,000 and lies to the south of the River Don. The surrounding area is predominantly rural in nature.

Internal Details

The property has been recently upgraded to a high standard and the central access door from the front car park leads to the main reception corridor. From here access can be taken to the public bar, which is popular with locals and also utilised for bar meals. The room includes a central wood burning stove feature, various seating arrangements, a pool table, darts lane and attractive bar servery.

Ground Floor

The hotel includes a dedicated dining room currently trading as Rueben's Restaurant, which also includes a timber framed bar server, set out to cater for 32 covers. The function room is located within a large rear single storey extension and is set out in an L-shaped fashion with front bar, seating area and dance floor to the rear. The function room can cater for parties up to 150. A well fitted commercial kitchen is provided and all equipment is owned outright.

Other Floors

Three bedrooms are provided to the rear of the property at first floor level within the upper floor of a modern two storey extension.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings required for the running of the hotel will be included in the sale.

Letting Accommodation

The hotel has 10 letting rooms with one single en suite room located at half landing between the ground and first floors of the original property. An office is also provided at half landing level. Three double rooms, one twin and one single room are provided at first floor level. All rooms at first floor level benefit from en suite facilities. Four rooms are available at second floor level with two being used by the current owners. Three rooms at this level share a bathroom, with the larger room benefitting from en suite facilities.

External Details

The hotel has a private car park to the front (9 cars) and a further car park to the rear. A beer garden is provided to the front of the hotel with timber framed benches.

Owner's Accommodation

As noted above, three bedrooms are available in the rear extension at second floor level. These rooms are not currently utilised for letting purposes and could be offered as owner's or manager's accommodation.

The Opportunity

The business is now well established in this location and is being offered for sale due to the owners desire to relocate abroad. A recent program of upgrading has been completed and as such the accommodation is presented to an excellent standard throughout. The business is truly in walk-in condition and presents an excellent opportunity for an ingoing purchaser.

Staff

The business currently operates with 4 full-time and 15 part-time members of staff.

Trading Information

The business recently recorded annual sales of £430,000 net of VAT. Full accounting information will be provided to seriously interested parties after a formal viewing.

Business Rates

The Rateable Value (2017) is £32,000.

Regulatory

The business benefits from a full Premises Licence that will be made fully transferable.


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Christie & Co , Edinburgh

18 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2QU

0131 291 0102 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Insch (7.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Edinburgh

18 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2QU

0131 291 0102 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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