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The Gordon Arms Hotel, Yarrow Valley, Selkirk, TD7 5LE

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Christie & Co, Edinburgh
Hotel for sale

Key features

  • 8 letting rooms
  • Bar and restaurant (80)
  • Beer garden
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Private dining / function room
  • Energy Rating G
  • Christie & Co Ref: 5244966

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


This C Listed building is of traditional stone construction laid over two floors. It has eight letting bedrooms all with en-suite facilities, a cosy bar seating up to 20 with wood and coal burning stove, a restaurant with a capacity of up to 60 and a further dining and function room with a capacity for up to 60.

The hotel is prominently located on the A708 and benefits from a great deal of passing trade from tourists and commuters as well as the local community. The area also attracts outdoor enthusiasts such as walkers and cyclists.


The Gordon Arms Hotel is located within the Yarrow Valley in the Scottish Borders. Edinburgh is just over an hours drive, the M74 only half an hours drive, Selkirk around 13 miles East and Peebles around 15 miles North with St Marys Loch only 5 miles away. The property offers fantastic views over the rolling hills of the Yarrow Valley.

Internal Details

The Gordon Arms Hotel is a detached property with direct access from the front car park either by the main hotel door or the bar entrance door. The bar entrance door opens into a foyer with a letting room on your left, access to the male toilets and a glass panelled door to the right leads to the cosy bar, which has movable wooden tables and chairs that can accommodate up to 20, wood/coal burning stove and a corner bar towards the rear of the room.

Access to the main restaurant is by the main front door or an archway leading from the bar and this room can comfortably accommodate 60. This area of the hotel benefits from a great deal of natural light via the external windows at the front and side and the main hotel entrance door. A bar servery provides service from the bar to the main restaurant.

This area also provides access to the ladies WC, fully fitted commercial kitchen, cellar and laundry area. A door from the restaurant leads to the function room, a guest lobby and stairs to the guest accommodation. On the first floor there are seven letting rooms and a guest seating area.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures and fittings are owned outright by the client and will be included within the sale (excluding any personal items).

Letting Accommodation

There are eight letting rooms all with modern en-suite facilties. The rooms have been tastefully modernised and decorated throughout and are a mixture of twins and doubles.

External Details

There is ample parking to the front of the property for 15 cars and a further 8 cars to the side, with potential to increase this capacity. A large beer garden can be found to the rear and side.

Owner's Accommodation

There is an adjoining two storey extension which could be developed to provide additional letting or owner's accommodation. This building is in shell condition but has all main services.

The Opportunity

A great opportunity has become available due to the client seeking early retirement. They have owned and operated the business for eight years. The business operates as a popular country hotel with eight high standard en-suite letting rooms. The Gordon Arms Hotel provides fantastic traditional food and accommodation boasting great reviews on TripAdvisor, Google and Facebook where they have over 1,700 followers .

Accommodation bookings mainly come via their own website, and Expedia are also used. There is currently no other operating Hotel or Restaurant in the Yarrow Valley.


The business is operated by the client with additional support from two permanent members of staff, part time staff and seasonal staff as and when required.

Trading Information

Full trading information will be provided to interested parties once a formal viewing has taken place.

Trading Hours

Trading hours vary throughout the year:

Summer Hours
Sunday to Thursday - 12.00 noon - 9.00pm (kitchen open 12noon to 8pm)
Friday and Saturday - 12.00 noon - 12.00pm (kitchen open 12noon to 9pm)

Winter Hours
Friday 12 noon - Midnight (kitchen open 12.00 noon - 8.30pm)
Saturday 12 noon - Midnight (kitchen open 12.00 noon – 9.00pm )
Sunday 10 noon - 10.00pm (kitchen open 12.00 noon – 7.00 pm)

Energy Performance Certificates



The Gordon Arms Hotel, Yarrow Valley, Selkirk, TD7 5LE


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Galashiels Station13.7 miles

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