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A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire a successful business located on the North Coast 500 route in Golspie. CCL are please to bring to market the Ben Bhraggie Hotel. With 7 letting rooms, a private bar and 60 cover restaurant this easily managed business is in an ideal position for new owners to take immediate advantage of the popularity of the area and substantial passing tourist trade. Early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the true potential on offer with this sale.
Well performing business
7 Bedroom hotel
Private Owners Accommodation
Licensed public bar
Strong repeated trade
Well-equipped commercial kitchen
Beer garden with views
Great growth potential
Offers Over £300,000
The Ben Bragghie Hotel is an easily managed and well-run business known for its relaxed and informal atmosphere. The hotel provides a range of good standard/basic accommodation for the many walkers, sporting tourists, groups and clubs that frequent the area annually. Room rates start at £30.00pppn for a twin/double and £35.00pppn for a single.
The hotel benefits from a popular bar with a dedicated entrance from the main street. With tiled floor this well-furnished bar has a variety of free standing table and chairs. It is licensed to sell alcohol from 11:00 am in the morning with extending opening hours on Friday and Saturday. By choice the owner currently operates the bar and dining facilities in an extremely restricted capacity.
There is also a contemporary dining room that can cater for up to 60 covers at a time. Which is adjacent to the large commercial kitchen. The room is ideally suited to also be used as a function suite.
Marketing is currently only carried out via the hotels own website, there is great potential for growth here by marketing on third party booking sites such as booking.com and hotels.com.
The owner is retiring due to ill health and operates the business with the assistance of 2 part time member of staff. The current performance does not reflect the true potential that the Ben Bhraggie Hotel represents.
Golspie is a thriving Highland village on the east coast of Sutherland. The town boasts an excellent range of amenities and facilities including shops, doctors, dentists, leisure centre, as well as a well renowned golf club. There is ample to see and do in the area from stalking to fishing and other outdoor pursuits and of course the main attraction of the famous Dunrobin Castle and the many walks and sandy beaches. Ben Bragghie Hotel benefits greatly from its close proximity to the NC 500 route, a scenic route around the North Coasts of Scotland, starting and ending at Inverness Castle.
Despite a remote idyllic feel, Inverness can be reached in approximately an hour and provides transport facilities to the South via road, rail and air.
Main entrance to the property is via an external door to the side of the property directly into the restaurant. The restaurant is currently laid to 40 covers and boasts its own bar. This space makes an ideal function room for events held by locals. A hallway from the restaurant leads to the male/female WC’s. There is also a private store room and private room, making an ideal office/staff room.
To the rear of the property is the fully equipped commercial kitchen with excellent preparation and storage areas.
Located on the first floor of the property, and accessed via the reception hallway are the 7 lettings rooms. The rooms are currently laid out in a variety of configurations (singles, twin, double a family) to suit the varying party requirements. Each of the rooms have a wash hand basin, tea and coffee making facilities and a Freeview TV. Shared washrooms are also located on the first floor for the guests’ convenience, one with a power shower and one with a bath.
The Ben Bhraggie hotel also provides new owners with a well presented amd spacious owners’ accommodation comprising a lounge, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom with 3-piece suite and bath with overhead shower. Owners accommodation of this size is extremely rare within businesses of this nature.
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