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8 bedroom Semi-Detached Villa for sale: Raniven Guest House, Strathaven Terrace, Oban, PA34 5PE


  • reception rooms 2
  • bedrooms 8
  • bathrooms 7
Reference: 36708_0608

Key Features

  • A well established and profitable guest house
  • Ideally situated within easy walking distance of the town centre
  • With self contained owners' accommodation
  • Reception hall : guest dining room : 6 en-suite guest bedrooms bedrooms
  • Owners' lounge with dining area and kitchen : en-suite bedroom
  • Further bedroom : toilet
  • Outhouse/laundry : large garden shed
  • Garden with excellent private off-street parking

Summary

A highly rated and profitable guest house ideally situated within easy level walking distance of the town centre and amenities

Description

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.

Offered for sale as a going concern, Raniven provides that sought after combination of a long established, highly regarded and profitable guest house business, currently rated ‘8.9 Fabulous’ on Booking.com and ‘4.5 Excellent’ on tripadvisor, with exceptional private car parking, self- contained owners’ accommodation and still with potential for further development.

Conveniently situated for the town centre, leisure complex and the tourist amenities the town has to offer, within easy reach of public transport services, Raniven is a substantial traditional end terrace villa which has been carefully maintained and upgraded, having been fully rewired in recent years and benefits from full double glazing and a combination of gas central heating and an air source heat pump which serves the owners’ living accommodation.

The very well presented letting accommodation comprises 5 double rooms and 1 twin room, all with en-suite bath/shower room facilities. In addition there is a dining room which comfortably accommodates the 6 dining tables and serving areas.

The owners’ accommodation ,which is largely self-contained and with a separate access at the rear of the property, comprises a bright and spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen, bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. A further bedroom with wc & whb is located at first floor level.

There is a substantial outhouse/laundry and garden shed and excellent private off-street parking.

DETAILS OF ACCOMMODATION

Vestibule with outer doors and glazed inner door to

Reception Hall with central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, wood effect laminate flooring.

Guest Dining Room: 4.4m x 4.25m double glazed windows to front, central heating radiator, wood flooring.

An impressive wood staircase rises to the half landing and to

Bedroom 1: 3.3m x 3.2m twin room with double glazed window to side, central heating radiator, fitted carpet. En-Suite Bathroom: 1.5m x 2.0m 3 piece white suite with shower and screen over bath, tiled walls, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring.

The stair continues to the first floor landing and to

Bedroom 2: 3.6m x 4.15m (including en-suite) double bedroom with double glazed window to rear, central heating radiator, fitted carpet. En-Suite Shower Room with shower, whb and wc, waterproof wall panels, tiled floor.

Bedroom 3: 4.35m x 4.0m (including en-suite) double bedroom with double glazed window to front, central heating radiator, fitted carpet. En-Suite Shower Room with shower, whb and wc, waterproof wall panels, tiled floor.

Private Bedroom: 3.05m x 2.35m single room with double glazed window to front, wc & whb, laminate flooring.

The stair continues to the upper floor landing and the further accommodation comprising

Bedroom 4: 3.7m x 4.25m (including en-suite) double room with double glazed window to rear, coombed ceiling, central heating radiator, fitted carpet. En-Suite Shower Room with shower, whb and wc, waterproof wall panels, tiled floor.

Bedroom 5: 4.3m x 4.0m (including en-suite) double room with double glazed window to front, coombed ceiling, central heating radiator, fitted carpet. En-Suite Shower Room with shower, whb and wc, waterproof wall panels, tiled floor.

Bedroom 6: 3.25m x 2.33m double room with double glazed window to front, coombed ceiling, central heating radiator, fitted carpet. En Suite Shower Room: 2.9m x 1.15m rooflight window, shower cabinet, wc & whb, walls tiled at shower, wood dado, laminate flooring.

Owners’ Accommodation

Living Area: 5.25m x 3.1m with double glazed windows to rear, double glazed window to side, central heating radiator, laminate flooring, open plan Dining Area leading to

Kitchen: 5.0m x 3.0m double glazed window to rear and door to rear garden, very well fitted with an extensive range of wall mounted and floor standing units and worktops with tiled splashbacks at work areas, Belling double oven, gas hob with chimney hood over, stainless steel sink unit, plumbed for dishwasher, laminate flooring.

Bedroom: 3.65m x 4.15m with double glazed window to side, two double fitted wardrobes, high level store area, laminate flooring. En-Suite Shower Room with shower, whb and wc, waterproof wall panels, tiled floor.

Toilet with wc & whb, fully tiled.

Outhouse/Laundry: 3.15m x 2.4m with commercial washing machines and dryers, Belfast style sink, power and light.

Timber Shed: 2.85m x 2.3m.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Trading: 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. The popularity and success of the business is evident by its ‘8.9 Fabulous’ and ‘4.5 Excellent’ ratings on Booking.com and tripadvisor, respectively and its confirmed bookings for the remainder of the current year. Relevant accounting information will be made available to suitably qualified enquirers.

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

Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.

Rateable Value: £5,800. Currently, under the Small Business Bonus Relief Scheme, properties with a rateable value up to £15,000 receive 100% relief.

Council Tax: Band A.

Home Report: Available from the Selling Agents.

EPC Rating: E49.

Entry: By mutual agreement.

Guide Price: Three Hundred & Twenty Thousand Pounds (£320,000). 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_0608

Contact Agent

Dawsons
Tel: 01631 563901