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CCL is delighted to bring to market Allt Gynack Guest House, a substantial Victorian Villa situated in a prominent trading location at the west end of Kingussie’s High Street near the tranquil Gynack River. This delightful building is well appointed having been fully refurbished to the highest standard, received the Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Gold Award and offering 5 letting rooms. With private parking Allt Gynack is extremely well placed to cater for the high number of tourists travelling to and from the West Coast and those exploring the Highlands and Cairngorms National Park.
3 Star Gold – Visit Scotland
Prime Tourist Location
Views over River Gynack
5 letting rooms
Private and secure parking
Retains a number of original features.
Charm character and an excellent ambience.
Exceptionally presented and maintained
Walk in condition
Strong forward bookings
Amazing lifestyle business opportunity
Offers over £350,000
The property occupies a central location in the small town of Kingussie in the vicinity of the local amenities, facilities and services which includes a number of primary schools and a secondary school. The guest house is well serviced with good road and public transport networks, being located within walking distance of Kingussie railway station with a direct line to Kings Cross, London. The bus stops are situated within 100 metres of the property. The town is situated just off the A9 on the A86, the main trunk road to Fort William.
Situated by the River Spey in the Cairngorm National Park, the town is an ideally situated for exploring the Central Highlands of Scotland which offers an abundance of recreational activities throughout the year including snow sports, mountain biking and hiking while the local community boasts an extensive tourist trade and hospitality industry. The area provides a range of services, amenities, facilities and popular tourist attractions including the East Highland Way.
Allt Gynack is an easily managed and well run guest house in the affluent town of Kingussie, a popular tourist destination in the heart of the Scottish Highlands that sees consistently high visitor levels annually. The business’s location and excellent reputation for both standard and service ensures that it achieves 90% occupancy levels from March until the end of October year on year. The letting accommodation is fully reserved months in advance with the aid of online bookings while the business operates with consistently high trading margins. It boasts excellent Tripadvisor reviews and Visit Scotland’s Gold 3* rating and possesses an excellent reputation, generating high numbers of forward bookings from return visits and repeat custom. With advanced warning the vendors are also able to accommodate pets and during the winter season, arrange for snow sport lessons and equipment hire at the local ski centre.
There is great opportunity to increase revenue. As can be seen from the floor plan the dining room could be extended and evening meals or catering for non-residents offered. There is also scope to increase trade as the current owners have a no children or workmen policy. With the planned expansion of the A9 there will be many looking for long term accommodation.
The hospitality industry remains a high value and sustainable sector in the area with Kingussie being an ideal base for visiting many of Scotland’s major tourism destinations. Demand for accommodation during peak season is high and Allt Gynack is ideally situated to take full advantage and meet that requirement.
This substantial detached Victorian villa is well maintained and presented throughout. Entering through a main front porch, visitors are welcomed by an inviting central hallway with staircase leading to the upper floor of letting rooms. A sizable lounge with large window frontage and multi-fuel stove with a decorative wood and slate surround, currently utilized as the owner’s living room is located first right. From the rear of the room access is gained to the secure office. On the left is the guest dining room generously arranged to accommodate all guests.
A well-equipped and immaculately maintained dining kitchen with external entrance is located at the rear of the property within the owner’s accommodation and boasts a range of base and wall units, a free standing range cooker, and a number of intigrated and freestanding appliances. The remainder of the owners accommodation includes a bedroom, dressing room, shower room and a dining room currently in use as a second sitting room.
The property benefits from 5 spacious letting rooms on the first floor which can be configured as 2 en-suite, 2 private bathrooms, or 3 en-suite, there is also scope to provide another bathroom if required. Each room is immaculately presented and decorated to a very high standard with attractive furnishings and modern features.
This elegant stone building with rear extension occupies a prominent trading position with roadside presence. The property is enclosed at the front by wrought iron railings behind which flower borders, shrubs and a central path present a pleasing first impression. At the rear is an enclosed garden with a good sized paved patio area, bicycle storage shed and wood storage canopy. A large private parking area is also located at the rear, accessed from the main road down a side drive to the left provides parking for a number of vehicles.
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