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Ravenscourt House, Seafield Avenue, Grantown-On-Spey

Key features

  • 7 Letting Bedrooms
  • 2-bed owners' accommodation
  • Mature Garden Grounds
  • Desirable Location


  • Charming Victorian villa ideally located in the heart of Grantown-on-Spey within the Cairngorm National Park.
  • Delightful licensed guesthouse in desirable location with outstanding reviews.
  • Offering 7 quality letting bedrooms (6 en-suite / 1 with dedicated private bathroom), attractive public areas and a conservatory restaurant capable of 38 covers.
  • Spacious self- contained 2-bedroom owners' accommodation.
  • Mature garden grounds to the side, ample parking and generous service areas throughout.

Ravenscourt House is an impressive detached ex-manse, enjoying a highly attractive and accessible trading position within the heart of the very popular town of Grantown-on-Spey. This desirable business is located just off the high street, benefiting from a quiet location with stunning views over forested woodland, and panoramic views towards the Cromdale Hills and Cairngorm Mountains. The property is close to the town's popular 18-hole golf course, sport fields and within a few minutes' walk to nearby schools, leisure center, shops and the River Spey.

Ravenscourt House represents a tremendous opportunity for new owners to purchase an excellent property and highly regarded business. This easy-to-operate "Home and Income" lifestyle business offers 8 quality letting bedrooms, elegant and well-appointed public areas, self-contained private owners' accommodation and first-rate service facilities.

The property has benefitted from recent and sympathetic upgrades making this a most appealing yet comfortable home and business, whilst maintaining the integrity of this period house. The style and character of this villa can only be properly appreciated by viewing.

The current owners operate Ravenscourt House as a spacious, comfortable and well-appointed licensed guest house with restaurant. The current owners have elected to rent out the restaurant, on a flexible contract to suit their aims in running Ravenscourt. In addition to the Guest House and restaurant trade, historically the owners had offered the restaurant for event and private hire, accommodating up to 45 people.

Grantown-on-Spey is an area that generates year-round flexible trading opportunities. Currently the guest house is only open to adults so there is the option to open up the market to families as well. The restaurant has extraordinary reviews and is open to external parties as well as residents.

The business enjoys exceptional online reviews with an impressive 100% of reviews being 5 star on Trip adviser, an average of 9.6 on and Google reviews also being tremendous with 5 stars on average.

The current owners purchased Ravenscourt House in September 2022 and it is their desire to now explore other business interests that brings this outstanding opportunity to the market.

Ravenscourt House is located within the popular town of Grantown-on-Spey and is extremely convenient for guests wishing to walk to the excellent range of nearby shops and restaurants. Grantown-on-Spey has a variety of first-rate facilities for visitors and sits at the confluence of three major tourism "trails" dedicated to golf, castles and distilleries. Grantown has its own popular golf course being the famous Grantown Course. The region is also renowned for its salmon fishing along the River Spey. In addition, the Cairngorm Mountains offer a range of mountain sports from trekking and mountain biking in the summer to skiing in the height of winter. With a host of tourist and leisure facilities within a short drive, Grantown-on-Spey offers a wide range of activities for visitors to pursue and is an ideal geographic location as a base from which to tour both the Highland and Grampian regions of Scotland. The town has a good range of social and welfare amenities with both a primary and secondary school and a new sports complex with swimming pool.

Originally built in the late 1800s, Ravenscourt House is an elegant, detached Victorian villa, set over 3 floors. The original aspects are stone-built with pitched slate roof. There is a charming, wooded area to the far side of the property, and a private drive to the rear for the use of the owners. This drive gives access to a freezer store, garden shed and private garden.

The main entrance to the building is directly accessed from the gravel car park area at the front of the building. Entry is through a delightful entrance lobby, complete with an internal glazed screen. The inner main hall provides a spacious and welcoming reception hallway, with access to the sitting room, lounge/bar, the limited mobility ensuite bedroom and stairs to the upper floors. The attractive staircase benefits from the original cast iron spindles and wooden handrail.

Immediately to the left is the lounge/bar furnished with comfortable chairs and sofas. This charming bar can comfortably accommodate 7 seated customers with the current configuration. Opposite the lounge/bar is a bright and comfortable double aspect guest lounge which is reflective of the quality and standards of the vendors. This calming room is set to sofas and soft furnishings. The windows for both rooms overlook the front of the property, offering lovely wooded views of the local area. The result creates a bright and cosy environment, an ideal evening venue for guests wanting to relax. The conservatory is used as the dining room/restaurant. It has independent access directly from the car park and internally it can also be accessed through the lounge/bar and overlooks the patio areas and woodland. This tastefully decorated room, with wall and ceiling lights, is set to free-standing tables and chairs and can comfortably accommodate up to 38 guests. Ladies and gents washrooms are located off to the side of this room.

This attractive property benefits from an open-plan commercial kitchen with modern effective extraction and new cooking appliances. The kitchen is spacious offering excellent work spaces with a comprehensive array of equipment including ample chilled and freezer storage. To the side of the kitchen is a pot-wash / utility area and from here, access is gained to the laundry room, and then to the rear external area of the property. Laundry is currently fully done on site. There is a linen store on the first floor. The biomass boiler is housed in an external timber clad cabin with fuel storage hopper located behind a rough-cut timber screen and is accessed externally from the rear of the property. There is more than adequate linen storage in the building.

The bedrooms all have very comfortable beds and well-appointed furniture. The rooms benefit from the property being in a peaceful location, away from the main road. Most rooms incorporate modern en-suites with showers. All rooms benefit from internet access and LCD TVs.

Room 1 Superior double - king-sized bed plus sitting area overlooking the front of the building with en-suite shower room, located on the 1st floor.
Room 2 Double room, front facing, with private bathroom facilities including a bath and separate shower, located on the 1st floor.
Room 3 Superior double/twin room with dual aspect and overlooking the front and side of the building, with en-suite shower room, located on the 1st floor.
Room 4 Standard double room with en-suite shower, located on the 1st floor.
Room 5 Currently utilised as the 1st floor area of the owner's accommodation but could be brought into use as a family suite - consists of 2 adjoining rooms; one room can accommodate a king-sized bed and the other room can accommodate two single beds. These rooms share an en-suite shower room. This suite is located on the 1st floor.
Room 6 Standard super king/twin with en-suite shower, located on the ground floor which is suitable for guests with limited mobility.
Room 7 Delux super king/twin (zip and link) with en-suite shower room, located on the 2nd floor.
Room 8 Delux super king/ twin (zip and link) with en-suite shower room, located on the 2nd floor.

The owner's accommodation is self-contained and located to the rear of the building. The ground floor comprises a double bedroom, kitchen, and lounge with external door to a private garden, newly installed bathroom and access to the basement store. The first floor comprises an office and a second double bedroom with en-suite shower room, accessed via a private staircase from the lounge area. This area can be utilised as a guest family bedroom, room 5 as noted above.

The landscaped garden grounds around the property provide a delightful, secluded setting. There are a number of well-placed patio areas which offers guests a variety of settings in which to enjoy the peaceful location. Ample parking is contained to the front of the property.

The house has mains electricity, water and drainage plus LPG gas for cooking. The property benefits from mostly double glazing throughout. Heating & hot water is by a biomass fired boiler with wall mounted radiators in all rooms. Wifi throughout.


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Ravenscourt House, Seafield Avenue, Grantown-On-Spey


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