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Freehold Price: £349,000
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Business Description
ASG Commercial is pleased to announce the sale of Braeside Guest House, a charming Visit Scotland 4-Star rating Guest House located on the A816 costal route, 10 minutes’ drive from the popular town of Oban. The property enjoys views over open countryside to Loch Feochan and is an attractive business. Operating year-round, Braeside Guest House offers bed and breakfast service in 5 well-appointed en-suite bedrooms, configured as twin, double and family sized rooms. Guests can also be catered for with the provision of an evening meal service and, as the Braeside is licensed, served with some nice wines.

The Guest House enjoys a good level of both repeat trade, and passing trade in the main tourist months, however most accommodation is booked online using the businesses own website or other portal agencies such as, late rooms etc. All the accommodation is located on the ground floor which is a popular choice. All rooms are en-suite with telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and televisions provided. There is a generous guest dining room/lounge and a well-stocked bar, boasting a fine selection of single malt whiskies and an extensive wine cellar.

The Guest House is an attractive extended bungalow situated just off the main road with parking facilities to the rear and side. There is a large well-maintained garden to the front of the property with shrubs, trees and a pond on the lower level of the grounds.

Within the property is the guest lounge / dining room with large windows offering fantastic views over Loch Feochan and the surrounding scenery. This spacious room has attractive and traditional décor plus the facilities to cater for all residents simultaneously during breakfast and evening meals, with five round tables seating 11 guests. An eye catching feature of this room is the Palladian arch window. There is a bar which is positioned in the corner of the room. There are several external seating areas surrounding the property which are popular with residents during the summer months.

Braeside Guest House currently has five modern and comfortable letting bedrooms, configured as follows:

Room 1 – Double with en-suite shower
Room 2 – Twin with en-suite and built in storage facilities
Room 3 – Double with en-suite shower
Room 4 – Triple with en-suite shower
Room 5 – Double with en-suite shower and built in storage

Rooms 4 and 5 are front facing benefitting from scenic views over Loch Feochan. All rooms are well-appointed including en-suite facilities, controllable central heating, DVD / television, alarm clocks, plus tea / coffee hospitality trays. The rooms are well furnished with modern décor.

The owner’s accommodation, also set on the ground floor, comprises a spacious en-suite double bedroom, large lounge with loch views and wood burning stove, plus a spacious family bathroom with bath and separate electric shower. The accommodation also includes a separate shower room which is currently used for additional storage along with a good sized office opposite the kitchen.

To the front of the property, on the basement level, is a self-contained double bedroom with en-suite bath and shower. This could be used as further family accommodation, or there is excellent potential to offer as an additional letting room or develop into a self-catering unit, subject to consents.

There are ample car parking facilities in the grounds with an area to the rear suitable for 9 cars plus space for an additional 3 cars to the side of the property. The area to the front is set over several levels with grass and shrubs scattered throughout, along with a pond on the lower level. The septic tank is positioned at the bottom corner of the grounds which is easily accessible via a small footpath. To the rear of the Guest House there is a spacious patio area with outdoor seating facilities.

The business benefits from mains electricity and water with private drainage. The boiler and central heating are oil fired. The property is mostly double glazed and has an integral fire alarm system.
Tenure: Freehold

Location Details:
Braeside Guest House is set in the beautiful scenery of West Argyll, Scotland, overlooking Loch Feochan and offering superb views of the hills of Mullach Ban and Craeg Mhor. Braeside has the advantage of a peaceful and rural setting yet is within reach (three miles) of Oban with all its additional attractions and facilities, offering excellent leisure and sporting activities. Often referred to as "The Gateway to the Islands", Oban and the surrounding area are the ideal base for a Scottish Holiday.

There are a wide variety of Tours and Excursions operating daily to the Isles of Mull, Iona, and Staffa. Visits to Glencoe, Appin, Fort William and Inverarry are but a few of the many interesting places in the vicinity, with spectacular views round every bend. Braeside is an ideal base for touring or walking with an abundance of sea and loch fishing, bird watching, hiking, cycling, canoeing, horseriding, sailing, golfing and diving. The area has a selection of primary schools and Oban High School is conveniently located 4 miles away. Oban has a full range of social and welfare amenities with a population of circa 8,500.

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Listed by: ASG Commercial

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