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Traditional Inn And Cottages On Nc Five Hundred For Sale

Thurso, Highland, UK
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Located directly on the North Coast 500 is the Farr Bay Inn, a tastefully refurbished and exceptionally well-presented former Manse nestled amongst the sand dunes of Farr Bay Beach. This historic property, built in 1819, has been transformed by the current owner to be a very successful business with multiple income streams, including 2 self-catering cottages, a popular Bar and Restaurant and Coffee House along with 4 ensuite letting rooms. Popular with both locals and the significant number of tourists that pass directly by the hotel along the North Coast 500 tourist route, the property benefits from its unique trading position and features direct Beach access from its car park. There is scope to expand the offering and revenues of the business to further capitalize on the growing clientele and visitors to the area.

Farr Bay Inn is situated directly on the North Coast 500 route and nestled in the sand dunes of the stunning Farr Bay Beach, a short distance from the beautiful village of Bettyhill. Bettyhill is a small & bustling village boasting another popular Hotel, Village store and Petrol station, Gym & Swimming Pool, Cafe’s and other local amenities including a Nursery, Primary and High School. This area of Sutherland is particularly scenic with a number of secluded beaches and majestic inlets and bays scattered along the coastline with further dramatic mountain scenery inland. Thurso is the nearest principal town and is roughly 30 miles to the East. It offers full retail, professional, medical, and further educational facilities. It also has a mainline railway station for access to Inverness whilst regular flights are available from Wick. The nearest Medical Practice to the Farr Bay Inn is located in Armadale, approximately 6 miles from the Village of Bettyhill.

Property Information



Living Accommodation:

The owner’s accommodation is located via private access from the first floor and consist of 3 bedrooms and large bathroom.

Premises Details:

Dating back to the early 19th Century the Farr Bay is an impressive, detached and historic former Manse that features many of the architectural characteristics of the era. It has been sympathetically and tastefully upgraded by the current owner to provide a contemporary feel and eclectic experience.

The property is accessed from the main car park and boasts three entrances. Visitors can enter via the front door leading into the main reception and public areas, via the on-site Coffee House or via the side porch which leads to the main Restaurant & Lounge and access via stairs to the 1st floor Guest Rooms. When entering via the main entrance to the left is the bright and more intimate private Dining & Breakfast room, featuring large double aspect Windows with views across the Hotel front gardens, it can cater for 16. To the right of the entrance hall is the cosy bar with wood burning stove. The main customer conveniences are located through the bar, via a corridor which leads to the on-site Coffee House.

At the southern end of the building is the main Restaurant dining room, featuring eclectic design in intimate surroundings with open fire & seating for 16 covers with double aspect windows with views over the hotel gardens and surroundings.

At the north end of the building is the Coffee House and takeaway. This consists of a converted single-story extension. It has a kitchenette at the rear and a direct entrance form the main car park.

The large fully equipped semi commercial kitchen is also located at the rear of the property. There are ample service areas throughout.

A stair from the reception hall adjacent to the Restaurant leads to the first floor and the letting rooms. In total there are 4 individually decorated letting rooms all with en suite bathroom facilities. There are a mix of twin and double rooms. All rooms are modern and furnished to a very good standard.

Other Information

Home based:
This business can be run from home.

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