£500,000

Leisure/hospitality for sale

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Business
Retirement

£500,000

Leisure/hospitality for sale

Dalbeattie, Scotland, United Kingdom DG5

Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Palnackie School 1.5 miles
  • Colvend School 1.7 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

Business
Please quote reference B05363

Hilton Smythe are delighted to bring to the market an opportunity to acquire on a freehold basis, a thriving and long-standing luxury self-catering holiday lodges business with an enviable reputation within a picturesque woodland setting. Lochanview Lodges (No6 & No7) have been under ownership of our client since 2005. It is only now that the business is on the market for sale as our client looks to take well-earned retirement.

The business offers luxury holiday accommodation from its two log cabins set within a private development, with 8 other residences with No6 & No7 previously being awarded 4* rating from the Scottish Tourist Board and has further benefitted from some outstanding feedback online leading to the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence being awarded.

The accommodation offers up to six guests (per cabin) the chance to stay in the stylish open plan living accommodation, that is finished to an excellent standard with all the refinements you would expect, including master bedroom’s with en-suite facilities, generous twin rooms, a separate wet room, spacious living & dining space, modern well-presented kitchen facilities along with wifi connection & full sky TV packages. The lodges further benefit from having large garden areas with BBQ facilities & outdoor furniture for al-fresco dining along with large decked verandas, that also have pleasant seating areas.

Booking are generated via several online booking platforms (that could be expanded) along with their own informative website . We feel there is Scope to Improve turnover by Maximising the use of social media, undertaking a robust advertising and marketing campaign to highlight & promote further bookings for the future.

Reasons to buy


  • A well-established business with an enviable reputation, with many repeat visitors, with potential to grow
  • Little or no competition locally
  • Ideal owner managed or partnership business.
  • Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success of the business
  • A real Lifestyle business offering an ambitious new owner the opportunity to work in a thriving community.
  • The business is well established, has a great reputation so will appeal to a wide range of potential buyers.

Very rarely do such fine businesses in an excellent location come to the market, so early Viewing Is highly recommended

Location
The business is in a small, private development on the edge of the picturesque village of Kippford on the Solway Coast. The villages of Kippford and nearby Rockcliffe form the premier residential coastal area in Dumfries and Galloway with much of this area, of outstanding natural beauty being under the ownership of the National Trust for Scotland. This area is a perfect location for those who enjoy forest walks and countryside and with the added attraction of the Colvend coast on the Solway Firth, right on the doorstep.

Perfect for families with many and varied attractions throughout the area for both children and adults alike to enjoy. There is also fishing, riding, sailing, walking, cycling, golf, and beaches to visit all within the local area. The village of Kippford itself is a picturesque sailing village and a popular holiday destination four miles from Dalbeattie, which benefits from excellent local amenities including a newly built learning campus which brings together the Nursery, Primary and Secondary School all onto one shared site (Opened November 2017), as well as a good range of local shops and services.

A further 14 miles west lies Dumfries the Market Town for the region and the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017 & is again well serviced in terms of many local amenities and public transport networks making it a very popular destination.

Premises
Both lodges are three bedrooms, single storey, detached lodges that have been made with the finest Finnish logs offering spacious, quality accommodation benefiting from double glazing and oil-fired central heating.

They also benefit from good sized private gardens featuring newly upgraded decking. There is a gravel parking area to the front with space for several vehicles with the private development having its own feature lochan set at the heart of the site.

Internally


  • Open plan Living
  • Dining & modern fitted kitchen area
  • Master bedroom with full en-suite bathroom
  • 2 further generous twin rooms
  • Wet room
  • Utility room area
  • Further storage.

Both lodges are finished internally to an excellent standard with quality fixtures and fittings that are included in the sale price.

Tenure
We are advised that tenure is offered on a Freehold basis.

Hours
The business currently operates 12 months of the year.

Staff
The business is run & managed by the current owner.

Financial Profile
Accounts will be made available to interested buyers.

Please quote reference B05363

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