Bed & Breakfasts for sale in Aviemore

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Mrs Herbert (Nov 2017)
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Freehold Price: £575,000
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Business Description
ASG Commercial is delighted to bring to the market Eriskay Bed and Breakfast and Aviemore Glamping, a superb and rarely available business opportunity set within the ever-popular mountaineering and holiday resort of Aviemore. The subjects have a substantial footprint, unique trading aspects with spacious amenity grounds. This charming and characterful property built in the 1980s has many attractive features combining the spacious owner’s accommodation, modern and comfortable guest house facilities plus an additional glamping business. Eriskay is located just off the main thoroughfare in Aviemore benefiting from good signage, trading from a most convenient location for guests wishing to walk into the town centre. With undoubted appeal as an easy-to-operate trading entity the business been developed to an exceptional level by the current owners. The business and property are presented to the market in truly walk-in condition with a strong level of trade with some growth potential. The sale of Eriskay Bed and Breakfast represents an exceptional opportunity for new proprietors to own an attractive property and operate a lifestyle business set amidst some of the most stunning scenery in the UK.

REASON FOR SALE
Owned and operated by the vendors since 2009, they have now reluctantly brought the property onto the market to retire from the hospitality sector.

TRADE
This is a well-established and highly successful business, trading year-round, generating a high level of turnover with a commendable level of profitability. The Eriskay Bed and Breakfast trades from 3 letting guest bedrooms and has a good reputation for the quality of their rooms and personal service. Aviemore Glamping operates 4 modern glamping pods with en-suite facilities. The guest bedrooms and glamping pods are all presented to a high standard providing comfort and quality. Though trading 7 en-suite letting units in total, the business retains an easy-to-operate model and would be a suitable acquisition for those with no formal hospitality experience but who wish to trade a commercial venture. The current operators generate trade through the utilisation of their excellent website and a number of portal websites. The business has a strong trading reputation as reflected on a number of review websites. Many of the guests are repeat visitors who come to the region for many reasons be it business or to enjoy the great outdoors. Tourists include walkers, winter-sports enthusiasts, cyclists, bird-watchers motorcyclists, golfers and fishermen. In the winter the Cairngorm Ski Bus stops close to the business.

LOCATION
The property is located just off the main arterial route through Aviemore and is easily accessed with excellent off-road parking. The business is set in a quiet part of the town with views to hills. The area surrounding Aviemore is renowned for its idyllic scenery, mystic lochs, vast glens and open spaces which combine to make the area highly popular with those seeking a variety of holiday options in the Scottish Highlands. The region is renowned for its outdoor activities and there are a great number of Munro’s within the area plus many more leisurely walks. The Cairngorm Mountain range makes Aviemore the Premier Mountain and Ski Resort in Scotland. The town is also a highly popular residential town plus a very attractive tourist destination with some of the most wide-ranging facilities within the Highlands. Aviemore benefits from year-round trading due to the amenities and facilities supporting both the winter and summer sports and past times.

The Cairngorm funicular railway ensures that the Cairngorm Mountains are fully accessible to people of all ages and abilities. The surrounding countryside provides a wealth of excellent rural sporting opportunities including shooting and salmon fishing on the River Spey. Water sports are available on the many mountain lochs and rivers which include white water rafting, kayaking and sailing. The area has a number of excellent golf courses plus a wide range of other recreational facilities. Aviemore has a wide variety of bars, restaurants, cafes and retail outlets to suit a wide spectrum of expectations. Further afield, visitors can see the many distilleries on the Whisky Trail or castles across the region. Aviemore offers a full range of education, social and welfare facilities for residents. The town has a railway station and is adjacent to the main A9 arterial route from Inverness to Perth, which affords ease of access. Inverness to the North, the capital of the Highlands, provides a full range of additional services including an Airport.

THE PROPERTY
The original property is of contemporary construction under a pitched tiled roof and dates from c1980. The main house is set to the ground floor only and reflects modern building standards. In keeping with customer demands, the public areas are pleasantly furnished and attractively decorated.

PUBLIC AREAS / LETTING BEDROOMS
The main entrance is located to the front of the house which leads into a spacious reception hallway. From the reception guests access to comfortable lounge / dining room which is set to Chesterfield style sofas and 3 dining tables. This large room has a triple window which offers a bright and airy space plus there is a wood-burning stove. In total there are 3 letting bedrooms benefiting from en-suite and modern facilities. In room facilities include Free-view TV, hospitality trays, bottled water, hairdryers, heated towel rails, towels, complimentary toiletries and ample storage. The quality of décor and furniture is of a good standard with bedrooms being configured as follows:

Room 1 - Family room set to a double and 2 single beds with en-suite shower room
Room 2 - Twin with en-suite shower room
Room 3 - Double with en-suite shower room

GLAMPING PODS
An appealing aspect of this sale are the 4 attractive glamping pods set within an area of lawn. Each is identical with a bed space, en-suite shower room and a storage / utility area. Glamping guests also have full use of a utility cabin which is set to tables and chairs and has a sink and work-top area. This charming little space is popular with groups who want to catch up on the day’s activities. There are bespoke log design bench seating outside the cabin and the pods.

PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION / SERVICE AREAS
An attractive aspect of this sale is the spacious owners’ accommodation. The owners’ have a lounge which is situated off the kitchen with French doors leading to an area of decking and the garden. There is a well-presented functional kitchen with ample wall and floor mounted storage units including a breakfast bar. The kitchen has a Belfast sink, 5-ring cooker, triple oven and an extraction unit. Off the reception hallway is a compact office space. There is a utility room and throughout there is ample storage.

The owners utilise two bedrooms for their own use; both with en-suite facilities. One of the rooms is off the owners’ lounge providing a most private living space; the other is located off the hallway and new owners, should they so desire, could utilise this additional room for letting purposes where necessary legislative requirements are met. In addition to the existing 5 en-suite shower rooms there is a family bathroom.

GROUNDS
The Eriskay Bed and Breakfast has a gated entrance leading to a spacious gravel driveway with ample guest parking laid to bays. The property has well-maintained garden grounds to the front and rear. There is a storage shed to the rear which is used for ski and bike storage plus utility space. There is a small private decking area off the owner’s lounge. In addition, there is a pleasant and spacious summer house. The rear gardens can be accessed from the side of the house or from a private door leading to the utility room.

SERVICES
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. The subjects benefit from mains electricity, water and drainage. The property is double glazed and has electrical storage heaters. Wi-Fi is available throughout.
Tenure: Freehold

Location Details:
The Cairngorm funicular railway ensures that the Cairngorm Mountains are fully accessible to people of all ages and abilities. The surrounding countryside provides a wealth of excellent rural sporting opportunities including shooting and salmon fishing on the River Spey. Water sports are available on the many mountain lochs and rivers which include white water rafting, kayaking and sailing. The area has a number of excellent golf courses plus a wide range of other recreational facilities. Aviemore has a wide variety of bars, restaurants, cafes and retail outlets to suit a wide spectrum of expectations. Further afield, visitors can see the many distilleries on the Whisky Trail or castles across the region. Aviemore offers a full range of education, social and welfare facilities for residents. The town has a railway station and is adjacent to the main A9 arterial route from Inverness to Perth, which affords ease of access. Inverness to the North, the capital of the Highlands, provides a full range of additional services inc

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