Muir Of Ord, Highland IV6

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£1,450,000
15 Bedrooms
15 Bathrooms

Reference - 45035

Business
Ord House is a grade two listed property, that dates back to 1637. The property was originally built as the Lairds house for the Clan Mackenzie. It was then converted into a hotel around the mid 1970s. Ord House is a well run business that has been owned and operated by the current proprietors since 1987. Since purchasing the property in 1987 the current vendors have carried out extensive renovations including new wiring throughout and re-roofing in areas. The property has been placed on the market due to the current proprietor’s impending wish to retire from the Tourist trade. The business, at the moment, is only trading for 6 months of the year due to other business commitments during the winter months. It would though be very well situated for trading year round and the current owners are at present contemplating this. Its quality is reflected in the number of awards it currently holds such as achieving 5/5 on trip advisor, aa rosette, 2 star stb and 8.8 from .
Additional marketing is carried out through its own informative website
Ord House Hotel offers excellent accommodation for both guests and owners.

Situation
Muir of Ord is a village in Highland, Scotland. It is situated near the western boundary of the Black Isle, about 14 miles west of the city of Inverness, and 6 miles south of Dingwall.
Ord House sits commandingly within its own extensive grounds a mile from the outskirts of the village.

The Property
Ord House is a traditionally built grade 2 listed detached property set over three floors which date to 1637. Set within approximately 30 acres of gardens, farmland and woodland the property was then extended in the 1800s. The main entrance is from the front which leads into a spacious hall. On the right of the entrance there is a guest drawing room with well filled bookshelves, a bay window seat and an open log fire. The hall is well presented benefitting from a log burner stove set within a traditional fireplace. The room is tastefully decorated with wooden paneling to the walls along with period features and furniture. Moving from the hall you will find a corridor that goes to the right and left. To the left is the reception, office, kitchen, service areas, owners accomodation including a sitting room with log burner and the west wing of the hotel which has 2 ground floor guest bedrooms and 2 first floor guest bedrooms - all ensuite and reached by their own staircase. There is also an additional staff bedroom on the ground floor. If one goes to the right from the hall there is a drying room for guests, ladies and gents toilets, guest tv room and the bar. Both the lounge and library give views to the front of the property overlooking the gardens.

From the reception hall there is a period staircase leading to the upper floors and all letting accommodations.

Also located on the first floor, you will find a large l-shaped dining room. This room is currently used as the restaurant as well as the breakfasting room for guests. The spacious room is well presented and offers an excellent area for dining, private functions and parties.

Ladies and Gents are well located off public areas.

Letting Accommodation
There are 12 letting bedrooms, all which have en-suite facilities. The rooms are set over the first and second floor, with the exception of the Crawford room, which is located on the ground floor. All the letting bedrooms are either set as double or twin rooms. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms or shower rooms and are all individually decorated in keeping with the property.

There are five rooms located on the first floor of the main house, with a further two located on the ‘west wing’ of the property on the first floor. On the second floor you will find a further 2 letting rooms.

Owners Accommodation
The owner’s accommodation is located to the left of the property, benefiting from its own private entrance from the rear. The accommodations are located on the ground floor of the property, and is set over two levels. The owner’s suite offers three bedrooms, with the master bedroom with dressing room. The owner’s areas also benefit from a family bathroom with three-piece suite and free standing shower. In addition there is a generous lounge with log burner and period fireplace. The spacious dining kitchen is fully equipped with wall and floor storage and aga.

Service Areas
As expected with a property the style and size of Ord House, there are ample service areas, including; a fully fitted kitchen, still room, dish wash area, laundry, spirit store, workshop, utlilty room and office. The property also has excellent housekeeping storage on the upper floors.

External
The property sits well in its own grounds of approximately 30 acres. To the front there is a guest parking area. The property extends to a large woodland area with walks, a pond, farmland together with mature walled gardens and croquet lawns.
There is a very large garage which houses all the garden machinery as well as cars and opposite the garage are woodheds and a secure lock up shed.

Services
We are advised the property has all mains water and electricity, lpg for cooking, septic tank for waste and oil CH & hw.

Summary
The sale of Ord House offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, beautifully presented Highland property which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business.

Price
oiro £1,450,000 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

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