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Successful B&b In Conservation Marina Village West Coast For Sale

Inverkip, North Ayrshire
Asking Price:
£399,750 Furniture / Fixtures included
Available on request
Net Profit:
Available on request

A truly exceptional opportunity to purchase a long established successful bed and breakfast in the heart of this conservation, marina village. Superb lifestyle changing opportunities for anyone with the desire to run their own business. This stunning traditional property has an extensive private living area for a family and provides a modern and stylish environment combined with a successful business. Space available and area prime for start up cafe.

Due to the proximity of Scotland’s Premier Marina, rail links to Glasgow, good bus routes and near to the ferries for the islands this is a busy all year round bed and breakfast. The village has everything necessary for everyday living, a good primary school, a new community hub offering many activities both social and physical. Also in the village is a chemist, post office, small supermarket and 3 good restaurants and all within easy walking distance from The Foresters House.

If interested please contact the seller through the form on this page.

Property information



Living Accommodation:

Private owners accommodation, large lounge / dinning room, 2 bedrooms, large family bathroom, kitchen, utility room, shower room and extensive storage space.
Guests accommodation:- 1double room, 3 twin rooms 2 single rooms. Guests lounge / dinning room.
There is also ample private parking and an excellent large double garage.


The Foresters House is situated in the heart of the conservation marina village of Inverkip, on the beautiful Clyde Coast between Largs and Gourock. The area is famous for its stunning scenery, lochs, golf courses, sailing, maritime history and fresh seafood and is known as the Gateway to the Highlands.

Premises Details:

The Foresters House bed and breakfast is a charming Victorian villa. The house previously occupied by the Head Forester of Ardgowan Estates has been carefully modernised to retain its old charm and provide a high standard of accommodation.

Planning Consent:

We have extensively renovated and modernised the house in order to keep up with guests expectations and to create owners private living area. All alterations have received full planning consent.

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Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

Due to the design of the building and large garden there is potential for expansion. Also planned at the outskirts of the village is a distillery with a world class visitors centre. The distillery will be on the Whisky Trail which will provide an increase to the business. There are plans for a £15m cruise terminal to welcome cruise ship passengers in Greenock. This should increase bookings due to passengers and crews requirement for accommodation before embarking and disembarking.

Competition / Market:

There are three bed and breakfasts in the area but the business opportunities are ample to support all three. The 3 bed and breakfasts work together in order to increase business.

Reasons for selling:

Owners regretfully retiring after 42 very happy and successful years running The Foresters House.

Trading hours:

As decided.

1 part time employee.
Years established:
45 years established as a bed and breakfast/ guest house.

Other Information

Support & training:

The local council offers free training and 50% grants for refurbishment, social media and advertising.

Furniture / Fixtures value:
£25,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
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