Commercial property for sale


Carnaburg Guest House 55 Main Street, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, PA75 6NT
Under Offer
£475,000 Offers Over
10 bed
Situated in a prominent location on the harbour front of Tobermory on the ever-popular Isle of Mull, Carnaburg Guest House offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented and well-appointed guest house, the perfect lifestyle opportunity for those looking to make a move to this much-loved island. Originally thought to date back to the mid-18th century, the property is considered to be one of the original brightly coloured houses on Tobermory’s iconic high street. Conveniently located close to local amenities and within easy reach of the island’s many coastal attractions, the guest house remains popular with those looking to explore the island. The main entrance to the property is from the front, leading through to a central hallway. To the right, the dining room is large enough to accommodate guests for breakfast, with front facing windows offering spectacular views across the bay. To the left of the hallway, another sizable room is currently used as family living, however this offers opportunity for adaptation to create a separate guest lounge, bar, or similar. A commercial grade kitchen is located to the rear of the ground floor, along with a ground floor bedroom. The bedroom is currently used as an owner’s residence; however, it was previously used to provide accommodation to a live-in guest house manager. Guest accommodation is currently provided by way of seven fully refurbished letting rooms, each offering a unique layout, with all of the rooms offering private bathroom and toilet facilities. Further opportunity exists to adapt the upper floor to provide additional accommodation, however this also offers potential to adapt as an owner’s residence or bespoke upper floor flat. Carnaburg Guest House is currently operated as a profitable lifestyle business with a strong and consistent financial performance, however, given its prominent location within one of the most iconic coastal towns in Scotland, it also offers flexibility to introduce alternative revenue streams. The property enjoys extremely strong reviews on tripadvisor.com, and is popular with many tour operators, many of which provide repeat bookings. Full details of the business performance, along with financial summaries are available from the selling agent. External The rear garden of the property is enclosed, with a stepped pathway leading up to a terraced garden which offers wonderful views over the property to the bay of Tobermory. Free guest parking is available along the harbour front, with additional parking available in a paid car park, just two minutes’ walk from the property. Location The property is situated within the colourful harbour town of Tobermory. The town is a popular tourist destination and provides an excellent range of dining and shopping opportunities as well as offering primary and secondary schooling, a medical centre, churches, a golf course and a distillery. The Isle of Mull is the second largest island within the Inner Hebrides. The island is accessed via a regular car ferry service from Oban to Craignure. Services from Lochaline and Kilchoan on the Morvern and Ardnamurchan peninsulas respectively are also available. There is a small airstrip at Glenforsa suitable for private aircraft and a main line train service operating several times daily between Glasgow and Oban - some connecting directly with the ferries. Mull boasts an extraordinary and diverse range of scenery, wildlife and leisure activities which brings large numbers of visitors throughout the year. The island also hosts a number of music and arts festivals plus the annual Tour of Mull car rally. In the sea surrounding Mull there are various trips provided to local puffin and seal colonies and also to Iona, and the island of Staffa where many tourists visit Fingal’s Cave. Services Specifications for the property include mains water and electricity, solid fuel stove, electric heating, BT telephone and internet connectivity, 4G mobile reception. *