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Hotel for sale

46 Castlegate - TD15


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • 4 En-Suite Letting Rooms
  • Hot Tub
  • Enviable Locale Within Popular Tourist Destination
  • Long Established, Private Owners Suite

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Whyteside Guest House is an extremely well run business that has been run by the current proprietors for 21 years. The property has been placed on the market due to the current proprietor’s impending wish to retire from the tourist trade. The business trades throughout the year and its quality is reflected in the number of awards it currently holds such as achieving 4.5 out 5 on trip advisor and being ranked number 1 hotel in the area. Additional marketing is carried out through its own informative website The business trades throughout the year from a good mix of tourists and business visitors.

Berwick-upon-Tweed is a town in the county of Northumberland and is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast at the mouth of the River Tweed. It is 2 1/2 miles south of the Scottish Border. It is about 56 miles east-south of Edinburgh, 65 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne and 345 miles north of London. Whyteside occupies an enviable position on Castlegate as you drive into the town on the left hand side.

Building Internal
Whyteside House is a traditionally built sandstone terraced property. The main entrance is from the front via a large timber door. There is an entrance vestibule which leads into a welcoming and well presented hallway. On entering the property the guest dining room is located to the right. The dining room is traditionally decorated in keeping with the period and is furnished with a traditional dining table, seating 8 guests. The dining room also gives access via a lockable door to the integral garage and out to the rear garden. To the left on entering you will find the spacious owners private lounge. The lounge is again well presented and benefits from a feature fireplace and aspects to the front of the property. Further on to the left of the hallway you will find the spacious dining kitchen. The kitchen benefits from fully fitted wall and floor cupboards, offering excellent storage. In addition there are fully integrated appliances, along with a 6 burner range and breakfast bar. The kitchen leads out to the rear garden.

Letting Accomodation
The property has 4 en-suite letting rooms located on the first floor. The rooms are all of a double configuration. All rooms are well presented and have flatscreen TVs and hospitality trays.

Owners Accommodation
Along with the private lounge and dining kitchen on the ground floor. Whyteside House offers an excellent owners suite on the second floor of the property. The owners suite features a spacious bedroom with several built-in wardrobes. The suite further benefits from a large en-suite bathroom, with large steamroom/shower for two people.

Service Areas
As expected with a property the style and size of Whyteside House, there are ample service areas including; a fully fitted kitchen, utility area, garage and off street parking. There is ample storage on the first and ground floors for linen and cleaning products.

The front of the property is straight to street. To the rear is a spacious garden. The rear garden is all laid to monoblock. The garden further benefits from a log cabin with hot tub and shower. The patio area also features a large, remote operated awning.

We are advised the property has all mains services

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of freehold.

The business trades with the benefit of a full guest house licence, and conforms to all fire regulations.

The sale of Whyteside Guest House offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, beautifully presented borders property which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business.

OIRO £329,000 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to lease; this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.

Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.

All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.

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