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Luxury 6-bedroom Victorian Guest House in sought after area of Inverness

Inverness, Inverness-shire

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Business Partnership are delighted to present Dionard Guest House to the market. This centrally located and substantial guest house benefits from an outstanding trading location in the sought-after Crown residential area of Inverness.

This visually imposing Victorian property dates back to the early 1900’s and offers a turnkey business opportunity. Dionard Guest House is a well established and highly regarded business. The business benefits from an excellent reputation locally, with a superb rating on online review sites such as TripAdvisor.  

Dionard boasts 6 generously sized and well-appointed en-suite letting bedrooms. There is also private owners’ accommodation along with attractive owners lounge area. A most attractive feature of this sale is the incredible mature gardens which must be viewed to appreciate. There is excellent car parking and additional outbuildings including a deceptively large summer house which has a number of potential uses and sheds which house the laundry area and also offer overspill storage space. 

The current owners choose to trade to a restricted business model, trading six months of the year from Easter to Mid-October, trading up to the VAT threshold and producing an attractive net profit.

Freehold Sale – Offers Over £540,000

For an initial discussion and to arrange a viewing get in touch on or 01463 830391.

Key features:

  • Exquisite 4-Star VisitScotland Victorian guest house in an outstanding trading location 
  • 6 luxury en-suite letting bedrooms with private owners accommodation including a generously sized owners lounge
  • Excellent TripAdvisor ratings with many repeat customers 
  • Superb guest areas including a spacious breakfast/dining room
  • Set in mature and well-presented garden grounds with ample car parking space for up to 6 vehicles
  • Substantial summer house with large double bedroom, kitchenette facilities and shower room
  • Easy to operate business providing a profitable “home and income” lifestyle opportunity

Property Details: Freehold
Asking Price: £540,000 (Freehold)

Located in the Crown area which is widely accepted as the most sought-after residential area in Inverness. Dionard is ideally situated within short walking distance of all the services that Inverness City Centre has to offer. Also close by is a wide range of local amenities including several local hotels, which include bar restaurants, newsagents, pharmacies and a baker and deli shop. Excellent travel links are available, and schooling is close by with both Crown Primary and Milburn Secondary schools within walking distance. 

Premises Details:

Dionard Guest House is a detached 2 and a ½ storey property (built circa 1900), located in a prominent trading position on Old Edinburgh Road. The property was extended c early 2000’s to add additional accommodation and represents a “turn-key” lifestyle business opportunity in this popular tourist destination.

This well-established business has a modern and functional website (included in the sale).The owners operate on a seasonal trading B & B basis only, with the majority of turnover being generated between Easter and mid October.

The owners accommodation is private, located in the attic floor and is a generously sized bedroom with large en suite shower room and ample storage. Situated on the ground floor the owners also retain a spacious living room offering a pleasant area to relax. To the rear is a deceptively large summer house which comprises a large double bedroom, kitchenette facilities and a shower room. This could be suited to a number of different uses including family accommodation, home office, gym etc. 

Externally the garden is exceptional. Set to mature lawns and areas of shrubs with water features all enclosed by hedge and flower beds. There is a large car parking area to the rear which can comfortably park six vehicles. There are two additional sheds / workshops with power and lighting which offer a laundry area and overspill storage. 

Living accommodation;

Ground floor - Main entrance into hall reception area. 

Reception hallway - Bright hallway with visitor information display/ stairwell to first / attic floor accommodation

Hall through to kitchen and private owners W.C and living area and back door area. 

Breakfast room – Large area with for 12 covers. Fireplace. Service station for breakfast / catering Easy access and serving provision from kitchen through hall. 

Kitchen - Bright and spacious room with comprehensive range of storage units and extensive work surfaces. Fully equipped including all electric appliances/equipment including dishwasher, fridge, freezer, double hob, two ovens

External rear door out to laundry / garden area. Timber stairwell upstairs to first floor landing.

Linen / storage cupboards. 

All rooms are furnished to a high standard with modern fixtures and fittings. Wall mounted TVs, tea / coffee making facilities. Fridge. Wi-Fi Internet in all bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 – Twin bedroom with en-suite shower / WC. Garden facing.
Bedroom 2 – Double bedroom with en-suite shower / WC. Garden facing
Bedroom 3 – Double bedroom with en-suite shower / WC. 
Bedroom 4 – King size double bedroom with en-suite shower / WC. 
Bedroom 5 – Mini suite – large double, with seating area and en-suite shower / WC. 
Bedroom 6 – King size double bedroom. En-suite shower / WC. 
Bedroom 7 – Owners Accommodation, attic floor large double bedroom and spacious shower / WC en-suite. 

Hallway storage cupboard.
Internal hallway with attic hatch / storage. 
Fully fire compliant

Reason For Selling:
The current owners have operated Dionard Guest House for 5 years and it is a genuine desire to retire which reluctantly brings the business to the market. 

The sale includes all fixtures and fittings required to run the business.

Luxury 6-bedroom Victorian Guest House in sought after area of Inverness  Inverness, Inverness-shire

Financial Details

  • Freehold: £540,000
  • Turnover: undisclosed
  • Net profit: undisclosed
  • Fixtures value: undisclosed
  • Stock value: undisclosed