In addition to the en-suite letting rooms Dunedin Guest House also has the benefit of 2 self-catering apartments located at the rear of the property. Huntly is an ideal location to run a guest house given its close proximity to the A96, which connects Inverness and Aberdeen, and the many tourists that visit the area to explore the Whisky Trail, Cairngorm National Park and the multitude of outdoor activities available close by. This is an easily managed business that is popular all year round.
Well performing Guest House
Strong trading figures
7 En-suite letting rooms
1 Single partially en-suite
2 Self-catering buildings
Spacious owner’s accommodation
Potential for growth
Offers in the Region of £375,000
Dunedin Guest House has been run by the current owners for over 11 years during which time it has developed a great reputation for comfortable accommodation and a welcoming atmosphere. Attracting a variety of guests as a result of its town centre location means that the Guest House can operate throughout the year, frequently enjoying full occupancy.
Dunedin Guest House is the holder of a 3 Star Visit Scotland Award. The high standard of accommodation on offer also allows for much repeat custom and great Trip Advisor Reviews creating a 4.5 Star TripAdvisor Rating. Marketing is carried out via the Aberdeenshire Accommodation website. The business also features on many third party booking sites such as bookings.com, hotels.com and Room Finder Scotland (RFS) where there is also great feedback from previous guests.
Dunedin benefits from 8 letting rooms with various configurations of twin rooms, doubles and family rooms. Prices for these rooms on a Bed and Breakfast basis range from £30.00 per night up to £75.00 per night. Additional income could be gained from renting out two self-catering buildings which can accommodation larger groups and families of which are currently used only for friends and family.
The offering of evening meals or the addition of a drinks license could provide extra income for the new owner.
Dunedin Guest House is located in the centre of Huntly, a charming and very important market town in the beautiful rolling countryside of Aberdeenshire. Of historic significance Huntly is strategically located alongside the main A96 road, near equal distance from both Aberdeen and Inverness. The town is also served by a main line railway station on the Aberdeen to Inverness line and has an hourly bus service between the two.
The area surrounding Huntly is renowned for not only its beautiful country side but also its fertile land and is agriculturally very productive and steeped in farming tradition. A great number of local businesses support the local farming sector which in turn supports the local economy. Huntly has a very active community and High Street offering a number of amenities and facilities including supermarkets, butchers, bakers, dentists and doctors. The town also has its own primary and secondary school the famous Gordon Schools which dates back 175 years and two Nurseries.
Huntly Castle is a popular attraction on the Aberdeenshire Castle Heritage Trail, attracting tourists all year round to see the site which served as a baronial residence for centuries. The area lends itself to a wide range of outdoor sporting activity, from Nordic skiing to salmon fishing, hill walking to stalking. A more leisurely pursuit is visiting and sampling the many wonderful local distilleries.
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