Restaurants for sale in Burghead

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Jo White (April 2016)
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Leasehold Price: £25,000
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Business Description
Broch House, formerly the Commercial Hotel, is a substantial property in the heart of the coastal village of Burghead some 8 miles from Elgin. Up until recently it has traded as a 6 letting room hotel, with a restaurant and popular lounge bar. By choice the current owners have set the business to operate as a Guest House and although fully licenced have restricted the opening hours of the bar. With substantial owner’s accommodation the Broch House offers new owners a great opportunity to take this business in a number of different directions. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the flexibility of the property and business opportunities.

Prominent Location
Lifestyle Business Opportunity
Easily Managed Business
Very Popular Bar
6 En-Suite Letting Rooms
3 Bedroom Owners Accommodation
Spacious Dining Room
Great opportunity to increase income
Leasehold Sale
May Sell
Offers Over £25,000

Due to other business interests of the current owner Broch House is being run in a restrictive capacity at the moment with just the bar being open. Although fully licensed the bar only opens Monday to Friday from 16:30 to 11:30 and on Saturdays 14:00 to 01:30 and 11.30 on Sunday. There is great potential to increase revenue by extending the opening times of the bar, reopening the dining room to serve as a restaurant (there is a demand for meals throughout the day) and reopening the letting rooms which previously have had very high occupancy levels without the need for using any online marketing / booking platforms.
Historically the business has been very busy with the hotel rooms having very high occupancy levels from contractors, military personnel and tourists. The bar and restaurant were also very popular with locals and visitors to the area.
This is a great opportunity to take possession of a fully licenced small hotel that could operate as either a guest house, restaurant, bar hotel or a combination of either to suit the requirements and needs of the new proprietor.

Entrance to the property is via the main front door into the spacious reception area. To the left is the main lounge bar and restaurant which benefits from a recently installed wood burning stove. There are a number of free standing table and chairs and bar benches. Leading from the bar is the main dining room, this is light and spacious and has room for approximately 25 covers. There is a large commercial kitchen to the rear of the dining room. It is well equipped and includes a large oil fired AGA. The main bar is to the right of the main reception area, it also has a separate entrance. It has a TV, pool table, darts boards, cigarette machine, jukebox, games machine.
The stairs from the reception leads up to the owners accommodation and letting rooms.
Tenure: Leasehold

Location Details:
Broch House occupies a prime trading position in the centre of Burghead, a short distance from the stunning beach in this delightful residential coastal village which is built on a peninsula projecting into the Moray Firth. There is ample on-street parking in the vicinity and all amenities are close by. Burghead lies approximately 8 miles north west of Elgin. Elgin is a prosperous market town 65 miles from Aberdeen and 35 miles from Inverness. Moray has a relatively diverse economy with tourism, food processing, hospitality and retail sectors providing major sources of employment. There is also a significant MOD presence. Unemployment levels are below the national average. Primary schooling is available in Burghead with secondary a short distance away in Lossiemouth. The area is easily accessible with the A96, main drunk road between Inverness and Aberdeen, approximately 5 miles away.
As you look over the Firth from the promontory you can see the wide arm of water stretching towards the North Sea and to the West towards Dornoch, Cromarty and Beauly Firths, you may be lucky enough to seals, dolphins or even a mink whale. Burghead has a lot to offer both resident and visitors with its excellent beach, far reaching views, abundance of flora, fauna and bird life, golf, walking, mountain biking, whiskey tasting on the whiskey trail and salmon fishing on the River Spey. There is a large Maltings where the grain used in the production of whisky is prepared, so one might say that this is the real start of the famous 'Whisky Trail', which winds its way through the very heart of Moray.

Leasehold Term: By Negotiation

Listed by: CCL Property Ltd
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