Hotel/guest house for sale in Kelso, Scottish Borders TD5

£599,950
Hotel/guest house for sale
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Property features

  • Certificate of Excellence Winner 2020, Tripadvisor 4.5 rating. Sme 2020 UK Enterprise Awards B&B of the Year 2020 - Scottish Borders. Winner Travelmyth 3 top 3 accommodations in Kelso 2021
  • Sales turnover in excess of £60k pa, Successful 3+ star quality
  • Assured Guest House trading over 75 years.
  • Serving the Scottish Borders in the historical Abbey town of Kelso.

Property description

Reference - 48093

Description
The Bellevue House is a Victorian villa, built for Thomas Tod Stoddart in 1840, who was a local advocate. The property is set in a quiet part of the town, only a few minutes’ walk from the cobbled square in Kelso and a short stroll from the confluence of the Rivers Tweed and Teviot. There are 6 letting rooms consisting of 3 doubles, 2 twins and a family room, all en-suite. There is a private walled garden to the rear and parking spaces for guests with a detached single garage.

This is traditional guest house offering quality rooms of various choice which are all fitted out with flat screen televisions, BT Wi-Fi connections and a hospitality tray with selections of herbal teas, coffees and biscuits and a complimentary range of toiletries in the bathrooms. The house is tastefully furnished with quality antiques, period furniture and fittings which some will be available under separate negotiation, which is obvious from when you first enter this property. The guest house has won various awards over the years including sme 2020 Best Bed & Breakfast and the staff continue to strive for excellence as they continue to work towards the annual Gold Award from Visit Scotland. In 2021, the guesthouse has already obtained through Travelmyth a top 3 accommodations in Kelso award.

Turnover has been on a steady growth pattern over the years and is now trading in excess of £60k per annum. The current owners choose the length of season to suit their lifestyle and this could be extended to include evening meals, potentially increasing turnover. The owner’s accommodation is on the ground floor, just beyond the reception area, where they have a
double bed room, full bathroom and dressing room, an additional toilet next to a fully fitted chef’s kitchen, utility
room, laundry room and a stunning newly built lounge extension which leads out to the private garden area.

Kelso and its surrounding area brings thousands of visitors to the area attending many of the events staged a

Sales
Currently Guest House sales in excess of £60k.

Accounts
Current records and accounts can be inspected on a note of interest to the solicitors.

Trading Hours
All year with maximum revenue from March to October.

Staff
Managed by the owners.

Building External
When entering the Bellevue Guest House, there is a large reception area in the hallway, leading to the breakfast room and the large guest lounge. A corridor leads into the private owner’s accommodation where the following will be found: An en-suite bedroom, dressing room, additional toilet, chef’s kitchen, utility room, laundry room and the large lounge. From the reception area the staircase leads up to the first floor where the six letting rooms, all en-suite are located consisting of 2 king size double bedrooms, 1 standard double sleigh bed, 2 twin bedded rooms and a family room with a king size and a single bed all fitted to a high standard.

There is a dual heating facility on site with a major investment of a high-quality Biomass pellet boiler and hopper and back up commercial natural gas boiler. The cooker is also served by the mains gas.

Building Internal
When entering the Bellevue Guest House, there is a large reception area in the hallway, leading to the breakfast room and the large guest lounge. A corridor leads into the private owner’s accommodation where the following will be found: An en-suite bedroom, dressing room, additional toilet, chef’s kitchen, utility room, laundry room and the large lounge.

From the reception area the staircase leads up to the first floor where the six letting rooms, all en-suite are located consisting of 2 king size double bedrooms, 1 standard double sleigh bed, 2 twin bedded rooms and a family room with a king size and a single bed all fitted to a high standard.

There is a dual heating facility on site with a major investment of a high quality Biomass pellet boiler and hopper and back up commercial natural gas boiler. The cooker is also served by the mains gas.

Residential Accommodation
One double bedroom/en-suite-dressing room, chef’s kitchen, utility room, laundry room, garden room / lounge, additional cloakroom off the garden room, 2 quality sheds one housing the biomass boiler and the other for garden tools and workshop, plus a private garden.

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
Bruce and Co are delighted to bring to the market this rare business opportunity of this stunning Victorian built Guest House which is a credit to the current owners. Due to a very reluctant retirement sale this is available, and we are expecting a high level of interest so we recommend that an early viewing is essential.

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