Hotel for sale

Conon Bridge Hotel, High Street, Conon Bridge, Dingwall, IV7 8HD

Offers in Region of £285,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • 12 bedroomed detached hotel
  • Lounge bar and public bar (80)
  • Crispins restaurant (40)
  • Private car park and outbuildings
  • On the increasingly popular NC500 route
  • Energy Rating G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description

The hotel is two storey with a partial attic level and was built in the late 18th century, being of traditional stone construction with a pitched and slated roof. The hotel has white washed walls with signage and hanging baskets to the front elevation. A popular family run hotel with 12 letting rooms, bars and a restaurant, along with a private car park to the rear and beer garden at the side of the property.

Location

The Conon Bridge hotel is situated on High Street in the town of Conon Bridge a short distance south of Dingwall, at the western end of the Cromarty Firth. The village is situated approximately 12 miles north west of Inverness via the A9 and Kessock bridge and A835. The village benefits from a train station, part of the Far North Line operated by Scotrail, providing services from Inverness to Thurso. Situated on the southern section of the NC500, Scotland's answer to Route 66, the increasingly popular route takes in Wester Ross, Sutherland, Caithness, Easter Ross and Invernsess-shire. North of Inverness has always been popular with outdoor enthusiasts and many activities are catered for in the surrounding area to include walking, fishing, cycling and water sports.

Internal Details

The hotel reception can be accessed from the rear of the property directly from the car park, with additional public access available to both the lounge bar and public bar to the front elevation. The spacious public bar includes a wood burning stove along with fixed and moveable seating throughout. Ladies and gents toilet facilities are located off the public bar and also within the lounge bar and restaurant. The lounge bar is contained within the central part of the hotel and links through to both the public bar and the restaurant. The lounge benefits from its own bar servery and can seat up to 40 covers. Crispins restaurant is the principal dining space and can also cater for 40 covers comfortably.

Ground Floor

The fully fitted commercial kitchen is accessed from Crispins restaurant. Ancillary accommodation includes: a reception office, general store rooms, substantial beer cellar and bottle storage area.

Fixtures & Fittings

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

Letting Accommodation

The hotel has 12 rooms, 11 of which are currently utilised. There are five Premier double and twin rooms with en suite facilities, three twin rooms which share a bathroom, two single rooms with a shared bathroom and a family room.

External Details

The hotel has timber framed tables to the front elevation as well as a beer garden at the side of the property. There is a private car park to the rear with space for 15 cars. A detached single storey outbuilding is provided to the rear of the hotel and utilised for storage purposes.

Owner's Accommodation

The accommodation offered with this property consists of a double bedroom, lounge and separate kitchen situated on the first floor. In addition there is also separate flat accommodation on the second floor.

The Opportunity

The Conon Bridge Hotel has been under family ownership and operation for over 10 years and the owners are looking to retire from the trade. The business is centrally located within the North Highlands attracting many guests who use the hotel as a base for touring the area. In addition the hotel is located at the start of the NC 500 which is now established as a major tourist route within the Highlands. The hotel is the focal point at the heart of the village and is well supported by residents of both the ever increasing population of Conon Bridge and that of the surrounding villages and towns.

Staff

All staff with be transferred via TUPE regulations.

Trading Information

Full trading information will be made available to seriously interested parties once a formal viewing has been arranged.

Business Rates

The Rateable Value fro the Year April 2017 is £16,000.

Regulatory

A Premises Licence.


Nearest stations

  • Conon Bridge (0.4 mi)
  • Dingwall (1.9 mi)
  • Muir of Ord (3.4 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

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Nearest stations

  • Conon Bridge (0.4 mi)
  • Dingwall (1.9 mi)
  • Muir of Ord (3.4 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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