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Luxury Floating Hotel and Restaurant in Picturesque Trading Location

Inverness, Inverness-shire

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Highland Lassie is a floating hotel and restaurant moored in picturesque village of Dochgarroch, home to a popular stretch of the Caledonian Canal just 3 miles from the Highland capital of Inverness.

Highland Lassie is a sympathetic conversion of a former fishing boat built with windblown oak which follows the line of the hull giving the floating hotel a distinctive and imposing appearance. She is unique in many ways, the only fishing boat in Scotland to be decommissioned and left whole. Highland Lassie was designed to be a cruiser doing chartered sailings up the west coast and canal.

Surrounded by charming Scottish countryside and within easy reach of some of the Highland’s most famous sights and landmarks, Highland Lassie is a unique and central base to explore the captivating Highlands.

Currently based on the majestic Caledonian Canal, a spectacular sixty-mile stretch, 22 miles of wide canal, the remainder being formed by natural fresh water lochs. There are 29 locks and 10 swing bridges along the waterway, linking the world-famous Loch Ness, through the Great Glen to Loch Oich and Loch Lochy. 

Highland Lassie is an exceptional opportunity to run a delightful business in a world famous trading location.

Highland Lassie is a unique opportunity to own a dream home and lifestyle business. The business is currently configured as a turnkey floating hotel and restaurant but would suit a wide range of potential opportunities. 

This charming fishing boat conversion is ideally set up to derive income from day 1. Highlights include a well-equipped commercial galley kitchen, a spectacular dining saloon with comfortable seating for up to 12 diners and 5 spacious and beautifully appointed double cabins with en-suite shower rooms. Potential income is thought to be in the region of between £20-£25,000 per week in charter fees.

This truly is a unique opportunity to purchase a dream home and lifestyle business set in a world-famous stretch of water. 

Other potential uses for Highland Lassie are a gentleman’s yacht, a houseboat, a stationery restaurant, floating hotel. There is a wide range of potential uses for this beautiful luxury vessel. 

The area attracts hundreds of thousands of global tourists each year enticed by the local area the myths and stories of Nessie the Loch Ness Monster, The business could also be relocated should a new owner so wish.

Early viewing is advised to fully appreciate just how amazing this home and business really is.

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Currently at Dochgarroch, Canalside. 3 miles outside Inverness. 
The business can be relocated if a new owner should wish. 

Accommodation Included: Yes

Luxury Floating Hotel and Restaurant in Picturesque Trading Location Inverness, Inverness-shire

Financial Details

  • Turnover: undisclosed
  • Net profit: undisclosed
  • Fixtures value: undisclosed
  • Stock value: undisclosed