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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • 4 letting rooms
  • Exemplary customer reviews
  • Bar area
  • Sea views

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Bruce and Co. Are delighted to offer for sale The Taversoe, a beautifully presented Inn situated on the Isle of Rousay. The Taversoe provides bed and breakfast accommodation with 4 ensuite rooms on offer. The business also benefits from a popular dinner service to both residents and non-residents in the restaurant as well as public bar. The business has been under the very caring ownership of our clients for 12 years during which time they have carefully carried out substantial refurbishments throughout the entire property to a good standard and are still adding improvements to the business. The property has stunning sea views and can only be appreciated in full by viewing. The business currently trades successfully and offers new owners a true lifestyle business

This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a true lifestyle business set in a stunning location.

Building Internal
The Business Premises occupies an impressive detached building, with an imposing position with sea views. The property is arranged over 1 ½ floors with pitched tiled roof with the ½ storey housing the owners accommodation. The public bar also has its own entrance from the rear. The public bar is located to the rear of the property and is traditionally furnished with cushioned stools at the bar along with high backed seats & wooden chairs and cushioned wall seating. This area is wc facilities. The restaurant area is located beyond the bar to the front of the property with 20 covers and furnished with Werzalit tables and high backed cushioned chairs. This area has stunning sea views looking out over the sound. This area has wc facilities. The business benefits from a fully equipped commercial kitchen, prep area and wash area with all necessary equipment for a business of this size. The Taversoe offers 4 letting rooms. Each guest room has been individually finished to an excellent standard and offers comfortable VisitScotland 4star graded accommodation. The letting rooms are located to the front of the property and all have a decked area with sea views. The rooms are made up of one twin, two doubles and one which can be either twin/double and they all have access to the garden, a television, tea & coffee making facilities, & a hairdryer.
The guests also benefit from a guest lounge located to the rear.

Owners Accommodation
The Taversoe owners benefit from spacious private accommodation which is presented to a good standard and in keeping with the remainder of the property. The private accommodation is on the upper floor and consists of master bedroom with ensuite, open plan living area and kitchen.

Building External
The property benefits from a large car park to the rear of the property.

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

The business conforms to all fire regulations.

Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.

O/o £249,995 are sought for the heritable property, all fixtures, fittings (bed linen etc) and goodwill. An inventory of excluded personal items will be compiled and Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale; this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.

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Local Amenities

  • Rousay Orkney Ferry Terminal 2.2 miles
  • Wyre Orkney Ferry Terminal 2.8 miles
  • Evie Primary School 2.4 miles
  • Rousay Primary School 3.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Rousay Orkney Ferry Terminal 2.2 miles
  • Wyre Orkney Ferry Terminal 2.8 miles
  • Evie Primary School 2.4 miles
  • Rousay Primary School 3.2 miles

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
2nd Jul 2019 £249,995 Price reduced by £10,005
4th Dec 2018 £260,000 Price reduced by £20,000
31st Jul 2018 £280,000 First listed

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