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9 bedroom Guest House for sale: Thornloe Guest House, Albert Road, Oban, PA34 5EJ

  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 9
  • bathrooms 10
Reference: 36708_0598

Key Features

  • A long established and highly rated guest house
  • Semi-detached Victorian villa, formerly a large family home
  • Enjoying fabulous views towards Oban Bay and the islands beyond
  • 7 letting bedrooms all with en-suite facilities
  • Dining room : conservatory
  • Owners' accommodation - lounge : 2 bedrooms with en-suite facilities
  • Kitchen : utility room : shower room : stores
  • Delightful easily maintained garden with decked seating area
  • Off-street parking


A long established and highly regarded guest house which was formerly a family home situated in an elevated position and enjoying fabulous views over the rooftops to Oban Bay and the islands beyond


Oban, the principal tourist town of Argyll and the unofficial capital of the West Highlands, supports a wide range of shops, restaurants, leisure and recreational facilities and professional services. There are primary schools, a high school, a leisure/sports centre and a general hospital as well as churches of various denominations. The thriving town has an attractive sea front and bustling harbour from which Caledonian MacBrayne ferries serve many of the Hebridean Islands. The town enjoys good transport links to the central belt of Scotland by road and rail and the airport at North Connel serves private and light charter aircraft.

Thornloe Guest House is a most appealing traditional Victorian semi-detached villa which is offered for sale as a going concern and provides the lifestyle combination of a highly regarded and successful bed and breakfast business together with family living with the layout configuration giving excellent scope to be utilised to suit individual requirements.

Formerly a family home, Thornloe is situated in an elevated position in a quiet residential area and enjoys fabulous views over the rooftops to Oban Bay and the islands beyond. It is also conveniently located for the town centre, leisure complex and the tourist amenities the town has to offer and is within easy reach of public transport services.

Trading: The popularity and success of the business is evident by its ‘9.1 Superb’ rating on Booking.com and ‘4.5 Excellent’ rating on Tripadvisor. As the current owners choose to trade to suit their own lifestyle requirements, there is scope to develop the business further and increase turnover and profitability. Further financial information will be made available to suitably qualified enquirers.

Contents: Most trading contents are included in the sale. An inventory will be made available at the appropriate time.


Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Dining Room, Conservatory, Lounge, Two Bedrooms With En-Suite Facilities, Office, Kitchen, Utility Room.

First Floor: Three Double Guest Bedrooms With En-Suite Facilities, One Twin Guest Bedroom With En-Suite Facilities, Store.

Second Floor: Guest Suite Comprising Double Bedroom, En-Suite Facilities And Sitting Room, Double Guest Bedroom With En-Suite Facilities, Single (Or Small Double) Guest Bedroom With En-Suite Facilities, Shower Room, Store.

Double Glazing, Gas Central Heating.

Grounds: The delightful and easily maintained garden has an attractive spacious decked area to the front which gives access to the main entrance and the conservatory. Beyond which there is a banking planted with a variety of colourful shrubs which leads to a lawn beyond which is a paved patio, bordered by hedging. To the rear there is off-street parking. Timber Store.


Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. EPC Rating: E49.

Rateable Value: £8,900. Currently, under the Small Business Bonus Relief Scheme, properties with a rateable value up to £15,000 receive 100% relief.

Council Tax: Band A.

Entry: By mutual agreement.

Guide Price: Four Hundred & Ninety Thousand Pounds (£490,000). Offers are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Selling Agents.

Money Laundering: Under Money Laundering Regulations we are required to carry out due diligence on purchasers.

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Reference: 36708_0598

Contact Agent

Tel: 01631 563901