Property ID : HEA00535H
New Price, Home Report available, For Sale OFFERS IN THE REGION OF £365,000 - Houses, Commercial Property
A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this award winning guest house in the village of Direcleit, Isle of Harris. The property which was originally built in the early part of the 20th century fell into considerable disrepair during the 1970’s and 1980’s. A major refurbishment was completed in 1996 by the current owners to bring the house up to its present high standard. A three storey extension was built joining with the original structure to complete the renovations. The staircase, residents’ lounge fireplace and exterior walls have all been preserved from the original building.
The accommodation extends over three floors and comprises large dining sized kitchen with living area, utility room, spacious dining room, two separate lounges, sun porch and five bedrooms (three with en-suite and two with private shower rooms).
Comprises main entrance, sun porch, dining room, kitchen with living area, utility room, one double bedroom and private shower room, stair to first floor landing.
Comprises access hall, double bedroom with en-suite, double bedroom with private shower room and a fantastic sized residents lounge, stair to second floor.
Comprises access hallway, double bedroom with en-suite, twin room with en-suite and a bright relaxing lounge.
All rooms offer elevated views over Loch Kindebig.
The property has been finished throughout to a high specification and benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout. There are good sized gardens with several raised beds to the front and side of the property with extensive decking to the side & front giving views over Loch Kindebig and beyond. There is a large outbuilding to the rear and a car park to the front offering ample parking for guests.
The Isle of Harris enjoys some of the most beautiful beaches in the world including Luskentyre and Seilebost which are 15 minutes from ‘Ceol Na Mara’
Ceol na Mara is the only guest house in the Isle of Harris to be awarded Visit Scotland’s prestigious 4 star gold grading and are also members of Outer Hebrides Tourism Industry Association and Green Tourism. Ceol Na Mara Guest house has worked closely with the following major tour operators: Hebrides Hopscotch Holidays, MacKinlay Kidd, Umfulana (Switzerland) and Schottland Taxis (Germany)
Ceol Na Mara has consistently -over the years- held TripAdvisor’s certificate of excellence with over 95% of guests voting as ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’. Additional marketing is carried out through the business’s own informative website www.ceolnamara.com.
Virtually all furniture & white goods along with all Guest House requirements within the property will be included in the sale. A full inventory is available.
The asking price includes a very substantial Business Added Value only covering 6 months of the year (Available on request)
Prompt internal inspection is strongly recommended to fully appreciate this fantastic opportunity to maintain and further develop this top-of-the-range Guest House.
The property is initially entered via UPVC glazed door with glass panel into sun lounge.
SUN LOUNGE: 3.44m x 1.95m
Bright airy entrance room with surrounding windows offering multi aspect views. Ceramic tiled floor. Access to dining room.
DINING ROOM: 4.63m x 3.48m
Good sized dining area with ample room for multiple seating areas. Central heating radiator. Hardwood flooring. Access to Kitchen. Access to inner hallway.
KITCHEN: 6.28m x 5.63m
Spacious dining sized kitchen with full range of wall mounted and floor standing units. 2 x windows to front. Window to rear. Ceramic tiled floor. Aga range cooker with extractor fan above. Integrated dishwasher. Breakfast bar area. Central heating radiator. Television aerial point. Telephone connection point. Patio doors onto decking. Access to rear porch. Access to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: 2.59m x 2.23m
Built in larder. Ample work surface. Ceramic tiled floor. Room for white goods.
Accessed from dining room. Hardwood flooring. Central heating radiator. Window to front. Carpeted stair to first floor with window to rear. Access to shower room and bedroom one.
PRIVATE SHOWER ROOM: 2.54m x 2.28m
Suite comprising wc, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with rain effect shower head. Window to rear. Heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM ONE: 3.42m x 3.25m
Double bedroom with window to front. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator. Walk in wardrobe with hanging space and ample shelving. Currently used as owners private accommodation.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator. Large storage cupboard. Access to two bedrooms, lounge and shower room. Stair to top floor.
BEDROOM TWO: 4.71m x 3.29
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Window to front. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator. Television aerial point.
EN-SUITE: 2.51m x 1.73m
Suite comprising wc, wash hand basin and shower. Vinyl flooring. Central heating radiator. Window to front.
BEDROOM THREE: 3.91m x 3.30m
Double bedroom with window to front. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator. Television aerial point.
SHOWER ROOM: 1.77m x 1.63m
Suite comprising wc, wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Vinyl flooring. Window to rear. Central heating radiator.
RESIDENTS LOUNGE: 5.65m x 5.44m
Spacious lounge with 2 x window to front and large double window to side giving elevated views over Direcleit and Loch Kindebig. Fitted carpet. Television aerial point. Central heating radiator. Gas fire set into tiled surround with feature carved wooden mantel.
TOP FLOOR LANDING:
Accessed via carpeted stair with Velux window to rear. Fitted carpet. Access to two bedrooms. 2 x Velux window to rear. Window to front. Central heating radiator. Built in storage cupboard. Open plan into peaceful seating area currently used for residents.
BEDROOM FOUR: 4.08m x 3.38m
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Window to front. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator. Television aerial point. Fitted wardrobes with vanity area.
EN-SUITE: 3.06m x 1.80m
Suite comprising wc, wash hand basin and shower. Central heating radiator. Vinyl flooring. Velux window to front.
BEDROOM FIVE: 5.81m x 4.37m
Excellent sized double bedroom with en-suite shower room. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator. Window to front.
EN-SUITE: 2.10m x 1.79m
Suite comprising wc, wash hand basin and shower. Ceramic tiled floor. Velux window to front. Central heating radiator.
OUTBUILDING: 5.49m x 3.66m
Small shelved outbuilding housing central heating unit and large upright fridge.
On travelling from Stornoway proceed along the A859 following signs for Tarbert. Heading south from Tarbert travel up the hill, passing the loch on left. Take the left turn at the post box (signs for Ceol na Mara Guest House) over the cattle grid along loch side. Following signs until you reach the property.