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Attractive Orkney Bed and Breakfast located 5 minutes from Kirwall centre. CCL Property Ltd are delighted to offer for sale the Bon Accord Bed and Breakfast a 4 letting room business located in close proximity to the main hospital. It is an easily managed business and ideally located on New Scapa Road to capture all the passing trade from the ferry at St Margarets Hope. Operating at Scottish Tourist Board 3* level, and with an excellent reputation and customer reviews, this business offers the ideal opportunity for those wanting to operate a successful business on the beautiful mainland of Orkney.
Scottish Tourist Board’s 3star
4 letting rooms (3 en-suite)
5 minute walk from Kirkwall centre
Prime trading location
Easy access to the town centre
Private car park
Offers over £290,000
Bon Accord Bed and Breakfast is situated on New Scapa road, a predominately residential area 5 minutes from the centre of Kirkwall. The road is the main road into the island from St Margaret’s Hope and the mainland ferry service. It occupies a pleasant and elevated position above the town yet within easy reach of all amenities. Kirkwall is the capital of the Orkney Islands and subsequently acts as the commercial and administrative center. The settlement offers typical business, recreational and educational facilities and is also a lively location for retail and leisure activities. One of the town’s most attractive features is its rich and diverse history and a number of impressive buildings including the sandstone St Magnus Cathedral are features of the town. The presence of a busy harbour and airport mark Kirkwall as the arrival point for ferries from Shetland and Aberdeen as well as cruise ships and ferries connecting the other islands in the archipelago. Combined with flights to the UK mainland it all ensures there is healthy demand for accommodation in Kirkwall and the surrounding area.
The Bon Accord is a family run bed and breakfast offering professional, clean and reasonably priced guest house accommodation in the heart of Orkney. The location of the business ensures that not only does it provide guests with a convenient position close to the centre of Kirkwall it also offers an ideal central point on the mainland to explore the abundant attractions available both nearby and further afield. Given the remote nature of Orkney and the vast array of scenery, wildlife and local attractions to enjoy guests typically stay for a lengthy duration. Consequently the business benefits from the very strong demand for accommodation especially throughout the summer season and with Kirkwall acting as a travel hub the constant stream of visitors and activity in the town allows occupancy levels to remain strong. The business also benefits from its close proximity to the main hospital with guest staying to visit patients there. In addition there is considerable building works taking place on the island and there is a general shortage of accommodation for contractors. The business trades at 3* level and the current owners through their attentive and sociable nature have built up a superb reputation.
The property comprises a detached one and a half –storey detached house set in private grounds with a car park to the front and of the main road. Entrance is via the main front door and into the hallway. To the left is a large and spacious lounge, with front aspect, that is used by the owner’s. To the right are two double bedrooms. One is with an ensuite and the other has a private bathroom.
At the rear of the main hall a door leads to the dining room and on to the kitchen. The kitchen is of a good size with a range of base and wall mounted units. It has the benefit of a range style cooker and open aspect to the garden. The kitchen is large enough to accommodate a dining table in a central position. A rear room has also been converted to a double bedroom and is currently used by the owners as their own accommodation.
A stairs from the hallway leads to the upper floor which has a further 2 ensuite letting rooms. Both are configured as twin rooms.
To the front of the property is a small garden and driveway providing off road parking. There is garage located at the side of the property. To the rear of the property is a small enclosed private garden that is well maintained and benefits from a patio area.
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