CCL are delighted to bring to market the Clockhouse Restaurant. With a fantastic reputation the business occupies a prominent corner position on the village square in the heart of Tomintoul. Situated in the Cairngorms National Park, Tomintoul is a prime tourist destination that benefits from high occupancy levels and visitors throughout the year. The property is well-presented throughout and has been furnished to a high standard. Fully licensed, and with a large well-equipped commercial kitchen, this is a great opportunity to purchase a turn-key business.
The property occupies a prominent corner position with ample on street parking surrounding as well as outside seating on the square. A doorway from the side of the kitchen gives access to an enclosed patio area which provides storage space for bins. Leading from this is a versatile space which is currently used for storage and two garages both of which have roller doors.
In addition to the large restaurant and kitchen area on the ground floor, the property also benefits from having a large basement which covers the same area of floorspace as the restaurant above. As well as this there are two separate flats, both of which can be accessed through their own separate doorway and provide spacious living accommodation. The first of the flats is split over three floors and includes a kitchen/diner, lounge, four double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The owners currently achieve a rental income of £525pcm for this property. The second flat comprises of two double bedrooms, kitchen, lounge and family bathroom. This flat is also currently let out and achieves a rental income of £450pcm. Both flats are currently let however would make great owners accommodation or holiday lets.
The Clockhouse Restaurant occupies a prominent corner position in the village of Tomintoul. Situated in the Cairngorms National Park and easily accessible from the A9 and the A93 Royal Deeside Route, Tomintoul is well known for its reputation of being the highest village in the Scottish Highlands. The village of Tomintoul consists of a general store, post office, craft, gift and malt whisky shops and a number of B&Bs. With the Lecht Ski Resort Centre situated nearby as well as being on the Whisky Trail, Tomintoul is a highly desirable location for tourists all year round. The surrounding area also offers spectacular views, walks and many outdoor pursuits such as hill walking, mountain biking, salmon and trout fishing and wildlife appreciation.
The Clockhouse Restuarant has been owned by the current proprietors for over 9 years during which time it has been extremely well run and fully refurbished to an excellent standard. The business currently operates from April through to October, trading seven days a week from 11am to 9pm. The current owner lets out both flats however they provide the option to be used as owners accommodation or as holiday lets.
Accessed from the corner of the property, the restaurant has been completely refurbished to a very high standard and is a great turnkey business opportunity. Comfortably accommodating 43 covers and with a fully licensed bar, the restaurant has received excellent reviews and is currently rated as number 1 in the area as well as achieving 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor. Situated to the side of the restaurant is a cosy and comfortable lounge area with its own bar area. The Clockhouse benefits from ample service areas, including a large commercial kitchen, dishwashing area, walk in chiller and freezer and large double garage. The properties all have mains electric, drainage and oil central heating. The heating system is shared between all properties and any rental income achieved includes heating.