Only by visiting can one appreciate the ambience and charm of this traditional village Inn. Originally built in 1895, with modern extensions, this Victorian property is ideally located on the main thoroughfare through the village of St Cyrus, and benefits from being the only pub/restaurant in this location. This family friendly Inn offers the traditional income streams of accommodation, food and beverage sales, serving a wide range of clientele. Open year round the Inn provides a full catering service from morning coffee and cake through to full evening meals. Diners can eat in the cosy bar which provides 32 covers or in one of the 3 dining areas with an additional 60 covers or indeed in the beer garden should the weather permit. Accommodation is provided in 6 attractive, well-equipped en-suite rooms which are located on the first floor. Owner’s accommodation is accessed via a private entrance located to the rear of the building in a modern extension comprising; two bedrooms, open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area. The business is well signposted with excellent parking facilities and a soft play area popular with families.
Trade is generated through business travellers and oil and gas industry workers who frequent the business during the week. Tourists and visitors to the area, account for the remainder of the sales. The business has repeat accommodation custom from firms who send workers through the week on a regular basis as well as using a range of online booking agencies. The Inn is well supported by a good local clientele, which include families who visit the Inn attracted by the child friendly facilities and good food. Further local trade is driven by the Inn supporting local sports teams such as 2 darts leagues, in-house poker and dominos. The business has a fantastic reputation locally as demonstrated by popular online review sites. Trade has seen a boost this year with the opening of a new Caravan Holiday Park a quarter of a mile away and will receive a further boost in the near future as a new estate of 125 houses just 500 yards away has started construction.
The St Cyrus Village Inn is a substantial Victorian property built in 1895 and set within an acre of land. Arranged over two floors with further attic accommodation, construction is traditional stone under a slate roof with extensions. Throughout the subjects are double glazed and offer a high standard of fixtures and fittings which reflect the ambience of this country Inn. Situated in a most prominent trading location on the main thoroughfare in St Cyrus, the property includes attractive beer garden area with soft play facilities for children.
The Inn and bar are both accessed through double doors and via street level. Upon entry the business has a charming feel in keeping with a traditional country pub indeed this ambience is evident throughout the property. Upon arrival, a spacious and welcoming hallway gives access to the modern and well-presented dining areas comprising a feature fireplace and a mix of booth and free-standing seating. The 3 dining areas seat 60 customers altogether and caters for breakfasts, lunches and evening meals. The snug room is also used as overspill from the bar on busy evenings. This compact and beautifully appointed room is ideal for small private events or meetings and provides a pleasant dining experience.
The accommodation is set to the first floor with options to extend further to include an additional letting bedroom/self-catering facility in the attic area should a new owner so wish. The Inn is currently configured to 6 en-suite letting bedrooms which are all comfortable with modern facilities including, hospitality trays, hair dryers and TV. The bedrooms are configured to:
Room 1 - Double with en-suite shower room
Room 2 - Twin with en-suite shower room
Room 4 – Double / twin with en-suite shower room
Room 5 - Twin with en-suite shower room
Room 6 – Double / twin with en-suite shower room
Room 7 - Two-room attic flat, currently utilised as staff accommodation
The great scot bar
The Great Scot Village Bar has a charming and welcoming feel and comes well-presented with a range of free-standing and booth furniture which can accommodate 32 seated covers. The large commanding bar area is fully equipped for all business needs including chill cabinets. Customers can choose from a wide selection of draft and bottled beers, minerals, wines and of course spirits which are conveniently dispensed from a good range of optics. A range of pub meals are offered in the bar area giving a relaxed dining option. The bar comes complete with darts boards, jukebox and large TVs (showing BT Sports). The bar is considered to be a landmark location in St Cyrus, being the only pub/restaurant in the village. In addition, there are modern W.C facilities. The bar is popular with locals and visitors and offers a casual dining option.
The Inn has excellent service / storage spaces. There is a well-appointed commercial kitchen plus spacious food preparation area and ancillary rooms. The kitchen has a substantial extraction unit, a pot wash area and dry goods store. In addition, the business has a spacious laundry and excellent outbuildings which are used as additional storage. There is a beer cellar adjacent to the bar plus additional storage throughout. There are two further bedrooms on the top floor which are currently used as chef’s accommodation.
The hotel is situated on the main thoroughfare through St Cyrus. There is excellent on-site parking for up to 15 vehicles to the rear with additional parking to the front of the property for 2 vehicles. A most attractive feature of the sale is the beer garden within the grounds, with external seating and children’s soft play facilities. The garden area is hugely popular with guests over the summer months.
Initial discussions with planners have been well received, regarding the potential to develop the beer garden out into further letting accommodation such as glamping pods, etc. subject to consent.
The subjects have mains electricity, propane gas for cooking, oil fired central heating, water and drainage. The property is fully compliant with fire regulations and is double glazed throughout with Wi-Fi in public areas.