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**Offers Over £300,000**
Three letting rooms with potential to increase
Victorian style three storey freehold property
Viewing highly recommended
Reference - 46986
Description Liscara Bed & Breakfast is an extremely well run business that has been operated by the current owners for over 24 years. The business has been placed on the market as they now wish to retire.
The business currently trades with 3 letting bedrooms, a guest lounge, a conservatory and breakfast room. Although trading well, and run to a pace that suits the current owners, there are additional rooms which could be made available for letting rooms should new owners wish to do so.
The bed & breakfast trades throughout the year with a high percentage of repeat customers due to the great service provided. Liscara is situated at the edge of the town and is within easy walking distance of all amenities. Brechin Cathedral with its historic round tower can be seen from the bed & breakfast.
Angus has much to offer the visitor being within easy driving distance of the Glens and the East Coast, and is also surrounded by high quality golf courses. Brechin is also located halfway between Aberdeen and Dundee and both these cities are well worth a visit for their unique charms.
Sales The current vendor keeps the trading figures beneath the current VAT threshold.
Accounts Current year end accounts can be requested after a viewing by genuinely interested parties.
Trading Hours The business trades all year round.
Staff The business is currently managed by the owner’s on a day to day basis.
Building External The front of the property is straight to the street. The South facing garden to the rear is a mix of patio and grassed area, raised beds and fountain along with a summer house. The house has a garage situated 20 metres from the front door.
Building Internal The bed & breakfast is set within a Victorian style property over 3 levels and dates back to the 1840’s. The house was split into 3 properties in the early 60s. The current owners purchased the main part of the house in 1988 and then the flat below in 1992 and commenced trading in 1995.
The property has a lot of its original Victorian features internally and externally with the current owners restoring them to their former glory. The main entrance on the ground floor is from the front which in turn leads into a well-presented reception hallway. The hallway is tastefully decorated along with original tiled floor. The kitchen dining and family area is all open plan and is for owners use only.
The ground floor has 2 letting bedrooms. One double room which is ensuite and a twin/family room which has its own private bathroom and can also accommodate up to 4 people. This large room looks out to the rear of the property offering views over the garden and views of the cathedral. Also on the ground floor is the conservatory which looks out over the garden and also has views of the cathedral.
From the reception hallway you take the stunning Victorian staircase to the first and second floors which also has stained glass windows looking to the front of the property.
The breakfast room is located on the first floor and also features an original fireplace along with window seating. The breakfast room comes fully equipped and benefits from being well furnished with a large wooden table and high-backed chairs, seating all guests. The large guest lounge is also located on the 2nd floor, the lounge is well presented and furnished with carpet flooring along with sofas and a large window to the rear of the property. The room also has an original fireplace which can be lit on cool evenings to present a warm, homely and welcoming atmosphere for guests.
Residential Accommodation The owner’s accommodation is located on the top floor with 3 bedrooms and washroom. These could also be used for letting accommodation depending on the new owner’s needs.
Tenure We are advised that the property is freehold.
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.
Summary A superb, rarely available lifestyle change opportunity to purchase a well-established business which offers an all year round trade and excellent profits along with genuine growth potential for any new owner.
A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the property, location and business opportunity in general.
For more information about this property, please contact Bruce & Company, EH12 on +44 131 268 9615 * (local rate)
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