Reference - 45486
Excellent opportunity to acquire a life style accommodation business near Plockton. Bruce and Co are delighted to offer Soluis Mu Thuath, an established and profitable purpose-build 5 bedroom (all en suite) guest house with a one bedroom owners’flat in a rural position. Centrally situated for Plockton, Eilean Donan Castle, Isle of Skye Applecross and access to the North Coast 500 route.
Local services are available nearby at Plockton, Dornie, and Balmacara offering village schools, post office/stores. More comprehensive amentities – library, bank, leisure centre and a choice of shops – are available at Kyle of Lochalsh. Bus services to Inverness, Glasgow and Isle of Skye can be accessed at Kyle of Lochlash and there is a train service to Inverness from Strome Ferry or Kyle.
Soluis Mu Thuath provides bed and breakfast accommodation with an elegant interior and spectacular views. The business has been under the caring ownership of our clients for over 15 years during which time repairs and refurbishments have been carried out to a high standard. It is for sale due to the owners’ impending retirement. The business enjoys high occupancy levels within restricted opening times. There is plenty of potential for growth by opening all rooms and trading all year. Soluis Mu Thuath enjoys a good turnover which not only provides the owners with an excellent source of income but also a wonderful home. The property truly is superbly presented and can only be appreciated in full by viewing. The business enjoys high occupancy levels and our clients have chosen to focus on the main tourist season from Easter through to October which offers plenty of potential to increase turnover should new owners wish to extend the trading period and increase marketing which at present is limited.
Soluis Mu Thuath sits in the secluded beauty of Strath Ascaig, in a quiet location on the old north road at Braeintra, now a loop off the main A890 road. Surrounded by a mixture of woodland and open hills, with a backdrop of the Applecross mountains, it is centrally situated for visiting the Isle of Skye, Glenelg, Applecross, Torridon, Kintail and Eilean Donan Castle on Loch Duich. Soluis Mu Thuath is a great location for touring, biking, walking or just soaking up the atmosphere: An ideal location - just off The Wester Ross Coastal Trail - close for Isle of Skye, Plockton, Eilean Donan and Torridon.
The Business Premises occupy an impressive detached building, with an imposing position on an elevated spot. This commanding property benefits from its position within landscaped gardens. The décor and interior has been thoughtfully planned and implemented by the current owners to 3* standard throughout. The property is arranged over two floors with three guest rooms on the ground floor and two bedrooms plus the self-contained owners’ flat on the first floor.
The entire property has traditional furnishings and décor. On the ground floor, breakfast is served in the large breakfast room which has spectacular panoramic views over the surrounding hillside. To the front of the property is the guest lounge with views over the hillside as well as a feature log burning stove with fireplace.
Soluis Mu Thuath offers 5 letting rooms, all of which have en-suite facilities. Each guest room has been individually finished to an excellent standard and offers a high level of comfortable accommodation. The rooms vary in arrangement and can accommodate up to 12 guests. Three of the bedrooms are downstairs and these rooms are suitable for elderly or less moble guests and the remaining rooms are positioned on the upper floor.
At Soluis Mu Thuath owners benefit from spacious private accommodation which is presented to an excellent standard with stunning views im in keeping with the remainder of the property. The upper level of the property is where the owners accommodation is positioned and it consists of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and lounge.
There is a large (4.5m x 3.15m) well equipped kitchen with a dual fuel range cooker, leading to a cool room for fridges and freezers and a utility room with washers, dryers and a gas boiler.
The property sits on an elevated position built into the hillside. A garden overlooks the hillside and is laid mostly to lawn. Ample private parking for guests is available on the grounds and there is a large garage/storage facility.
The property has mains water, and electricity
The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.
Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.
Excellent lifestyle opportunity to purchase a successful guest house with plenty of potential. As this business benefits from spectacular views and trades with exemplary customer feedback we anticipate a high level of interest and as such early viewing is essential !
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Offers over £349,995 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.