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Listing ID: 2443592

20 Bedroom Hotel In Tomintoul For Sale

AB37 9ET, Tomintoul, Moray, Scotland

£ 295,000

(Furniture / Fixtures included)
(Real Estate Included)

Revenue: not disclosed

Cash Flow: not disclosed

Business Description

It is with great pleasure that CCL bring to market the Balfour Manor, an impressive 20-bedroom hotel situated in the heart of Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands. The hotel has been tastefully restored and refurbished by the current owners and is presented in excellent order throughout. Balfour Manor benefits from many original features throughout the property that exude a traditional Highland Charm. This boutique hotel benefits from excellent reviews and in a short time has built up an excellent reputation and much repeat business. The Gordon House Bar is available to purchase by separate negotiation.

Central location on main square location
Family run business
10 En suite letting rooms
Cinema room
Excellent reputation and reviews
Located within Cairngorm National Park
Gordon Bar available by separate negotiation
Fully licensed
Development potential
Offers over £295,000

This is an easily managed business that would be ideally suited to an owner occupier. The current owners take a very hands on approach with one acting as chef and the other front of house. Tomintoul is an exceptionally popular tourist destination and the business has the potential to be busy all year round. The summer attract those exploring the Highlands and the Cairngorm National Park with those wishing to take part in the multitude of outdoor activities and pursuits. The winter attracts skiers using either the Cairngorms or nearby Lecht. All year round tourist are exploring the Scottish Malt Whiskey Trade.

The vast majority of income is generated form accommodation sales with rooms ranging in price from £60 per night for a single up to £200 per night for the Super King suite. All available rooms have been tastefully refurbished and include new bed and bed linen, flat screen digital TV’s with DVD players, spa robes and single serve coffee machines.

Overlooking the main square the Bistro Bar, which is in the process of being renovated, has 40 covers and will be a popular with both residents and locals for lunches or evening meals.

The function suite is currently not in operation. With the capacity to cater for up to 150 guest at a time it would make an ideal venue for weddings or other private functions. There are not may such venues in the local area.

Gordon House Bar is located at the rear of the property. The owners have taken the decision to move the bar into the Bistro to suit their own requirements. Gordon House is being offered for sale by separate negotiation as a 600 sq ft public House with 4 lettings rooms.

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Tomintoul is a charming linear village with a central square. The largest settlement in the Glenlivet Estate the village features a general store, post office, B&Bs, health centre, library and various other shops and a primary school. Additional services including secondary education additional shopping, sporting facilities, including a leisure center and 18 hole golf course, can be found in Grantown on Spey, a 20 minute drive from Tomintoul. Located on the northern slopes of the Cairngorm Mountains the countryside surrounding Tomintoul is superb. It provides an idyllic location for outdoor enthusiasts with endless mountain ranges, rivers and scenery to discover. On its door step is the Lecht Centre and 25miles away is Aviemore, both popular destinations with tourists offering an abundance of diverse seasonal outdoor activities throughout the year from snow sports to cycling, climbing and karting, hunting fishing and shooting are all available close by. Tomintoul is also situated on the Malt Whiskey Trail with a number of distilleries in the vicinity including Glenlivit and Glenfiddoch which attracts high numbers of visitors annually.

Premise Details:

The property is a traditionally built stone property dating back to c 1900. This impressive building is set over four floors and occupies a prominent position on the square. The main entrance is from the square, which in turn gives access to all areas private and public. On entering you are immediately welcomed by a large reception. The reception is traditionally decorated in keeping with the period of the property. To the left of reception is the main dining room and bistro bar. This space is well presented and benefits from having an open fireplace. The flexible dining room is used to serve breakfast for guests and can also be used as a fully operational restaurant. On the opposite side of the reception area is the library with wood burning stove providing a rustic charm. This is versatile room and comes with snooker table. From the library double doors open to the function suite. This is an excellent area for private parties, weddings and other events. The suite has the capacity to cater for up to 150 guests and is unrivalled in the immediate area. At the rear of the ground floor is the large and very well equipped commercial kitchen. The original staircase sweeps from the main reception area to the upper floors. The letting accommodation, along with a fitness room and the newly installed cinema room (equipment available by separate negotiation) is located on the first floor. There are 5 additional rooms that could be refurbished to provide additional letting rooms on the second floor. The upper floor has been converted into a luxurious 2 bedroom owners accommodation with the most stunning views across the beautiful Cairngorm National Park. As one would expect with a property such as the Balfour Manor there are ample storage and service areas throughout to allow the business to operate smoothly.

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