Detached family Villa/ B & B
Sale price: £399,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 20.11.2013
Sale type: Fixed price listing
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Detached family Villa/ B & B for sale
DETACHED FAMILY VILLA/ B& B IN BRITAINS LARGEST NATIONAL PARK
This superb detached villa is located in the Scottish Highlands town of Grantown on Spey 35 miles south of Inverness. It is currently trading as an established and successful Guesthouse but equally could make a superb family home. This sale offers an established Guest House business in walk in condition. This lifestyle business represents a tremendous opportunity for a motivated couple to build and improve on the present successful trading model whilst at the same time offering improved quality of life away from the rat race.
The property originally built in circa 1863 and retains many original features with accommodation over ground and first floor levels. It is centrally located within a short walking distance of the town centre. There is ample car parking within the extensive garden grounds approximately 1/3rd acre in a corner location set back from the road.
Grantown on Spey is located in the Cairngorm National Park and the property is ideally placed to benefit from the increased tourism visitors to the park. The main source of visitors. both UK and overseas. is for fishing on the Spey. golfing at the local courses. whisky distilleries. castles. skiing. walking and wildlife watching.
Vehicular access is from Woodside Ave on to a gravel car park which can accommodate 6 cars with futher 3 spaces at the top of the drive. A pathway leads to the main entrance into a bright and airy reception area and hallway. Immediately to the right is a spacious dining room able to seat 14 covers with an attractive bay window overlooking the front garden. To the left of the hall is an attractive residents' lounge with bay window and a large wood burning stove which heats the radiators and hot water in addition to the main central heating system.
There are a total of 6 letting bedrooms. 2 on the ground floor and 4 on the first floor sleeping up to 14 people. All rooms are en-suite. 3 with baths and showers and 3 with showers. One of the bedrooms contains an beautiful 4 poster bed with an impressively sized bathroom. All rooms are very comfortable. attractively furnished with central heating. colour TVs and tea/coffee hospitality trays. There are 2 full sized fridges for guest use.
The separate owner's accommodation is at the rear of the property and comprises: large lounge with patio doors and spectacular views over the Cromdale Mountains. There is a double bedroom and en-suite shower room.
The guesthouse benefits from a large working kitchen which has ample space to be developed into a more commercial operation. On the first floor there is a laundry room which has previously been used as an office and additional storage throughout.
Within the present range of business activity there is scope to increase the letting capacity with the extension of the trading period. currently 7 months. There is also potential for family groups and evening meal provision.
In addition there is an old bakery. currently used as a garage. to the side of the property which has planning permission to be changed to a self contained 1 bed roomed unit and sale separately to the main house.
Other featuresModern website (www. garden-park. co. uk) with a solid advertising strategy and strong repeat customer base. The property is serviced by LPG gas central heating and is mostly triple glazed. All light fittings. carpets. curtains and blinds are included in the sale. The property is also being sold with all fixture and fittings and most furnishings in the main house. Inventory to be drawn up. There are solar panels on the roof replaced in 2013.
The garden grounds. set in approximately 1/ 3rd acre. are very attractively laid out mostly to grass with herbaceous borders and various mature trees. To the rear of the property is the owner's private garden mostly with lawn and a good sized patio area. There is also a greenhouse. 2 sheds and a log store. To the side at the bottom of the driveway is a good sized garage which is suitable for development as outlined above.
Business Rates and Council tax
The owner's accommodation is rated band A for council tax. The Guest house presently enjoys 100% exemption from rates under the Small Business Rates Relief.
Turnover and accounts
Full figures will be made available to interested parties subsequent to a successful viewing.
If you require more information or to arrange a viewing appointment please telephone 01479 8732325 or E Mail relax@garden-park. co. uk.
Website www. garden-park. co. uk for further photos.
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