Keller Williams UK
16 bed Commercial For Sale

Southbank Guest House, 36 Academy Street, Elgin, Morayshire

£750,000 OIRO

Property Description

  • Busy, long-established Guest House with plenty of off street guest parking.
  • Desirable location close to the town centre and transport links making it the ideal spot for both business and leisure guests to stay while visiting the area.
  • Flexible owners' accommodation.
  • Well maintained and in walk in condition, allowing purchasers to operate immediately.
  • Private sunny garden with garden room, large patio area and shed.
  • Huge potential to expand the revenue and income streams with year-round trade.

Deena Aranci is delighted to bring this busy, long-established Guest House in Elgin to the market. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to purchase this popular business which is located in a fantastic spot close to the town centre, train station and many of the leisure and recreational facilities Elgin has to offer. This attractive Georgian property offers huge potential to expand the revenue and income streams with year-round trade.

The current owners have successfully operated this Guest House for over 20 years and have built a fantastic reputation and top ratings across various booking platforms.

If you've been thinking of a lifestyle change or have Guest House experience, this business would suit both an energetic couple with a passion for service and a creative flair, or an extended family due to the amount of accommodation on offer.

There are fourteen ensuite letting bedrooms in total all of which have recently been updated. There are eleven in the main house along with a separate bathroom, kitchenette, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, utility room and garage. There is a separate Annexe with 3 ensuite bedrooms and outdoor seating area.

The owner's accommodation can be securely locked making it inaccessible by guests and has its own entrance at the rear of the property. It comprises of two bedrooms, lounge, bathroom, office and has a private sunny garden, patio area, garden room and shed.

In addition to this there is a large guest car park at the rear, parking for several vehicles at the front of the property if required and a garage.

Ground Floor
Upon entering this beautiful and impressive Georgian building, you set foot into the welcoming vestibule. To the left you enter the generous dining room with feature fireplace and large window to the front, allowing plenty of natural light to flood this room. To the rear of this room is the second door that leads straight into the well-equipped kitchen with range cooker, which allows for seamless breakfast service during busy times. There are two large letting bedrooms on this floor and a door that can be locked securely making it inaccessible by guest which lead to storage room and second staircase leading to the owner's accommodation and the utility room.

First Floor
On this floor there are five en-suite letting bedrooms, a separate guest bathroom and a kitchenette with dining area for guest to use. All bedrooms and bathrooms are well presented having recently been updated, offer varying accommodation and are bright and airy thanks to the beautiful Georgian style windows.

Top Floor
There are four further en-suite guest bedrooms and two storge cupboards off the landing for all bedding, towels and housekeeping supplies.

Lower Ground Floor
Here you find the owners' accommodation, which can be locked securely from the main house making it inaccessible by guests and it has its own separate door which leads straight onto the patio area and the garden at the rear of the property. There are two bedrooms, a lounge, office, bathroom, plenty of storage and staircase leading to the main house and utility room.

This has been renovated from the historic church and has its own entrance, outdoor seating area and three beautiful en-suite letting bedrooms - one downstairs and two upstairs. There is also a large storage cupboard for all bedding, towels and housekeeping supplies.

Offers in the region of £750,000. Full accounting information will be made available to seriously interested parties subsequent to viewing.


Positioned in a fantastic and desirable location close to the town centre making it the ideal spot for both business and leisure guests to stay while visiting the area.

The city of Elgin which is a cathedral city and is situated on the A96, which gives a direct route to Aberdeen and Inverness. Elgin provides all the facilities one would expect with modern-day living. Excellent educational establishments are available locally including school and higher education along with the world-famous Gordonstoun School nearby. It boasts numerous leisure facilities including, health clubs, swimming pools and local golf courses. Banks, restaurants, cafés, bars, local shops, supermarkets, and national chain stores can be found in and around the city. The Moray Coast is within easy reach and has a choice of spectacular walks on pebbled and sandy beaches with an abundance of wildlife including ospreys, dolphins, seals, and whales often to be seen along this World Heritage coastline. The property's location is within easy of a variety of golf courses and Speyside, the heart of the Whisky Country.
Council tax band: NotSet

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