Offers Over, £299,000
Achins Bookshop, Inverkirkaig, Lochinver, Lairg, Highland
A wonderful opportunity has arisen to purchase a long established bookshop, gift shop and coffee shop in a remote corner of the northwest of Scotland on the lucrative North Coast 500 Route. In operation for over 50 years this bookshop has a great reputation specialising in Scottish literature and culture. The business has been expanded over the years to incorporate a coffee shop and the sale of gifts and crafts. This truly is a unique business in a beautiful location. Included in the sale is a 5 bedroom house that could be utilised for bed and breakfast by any new owners. Situated in 2+ acres of ground Achins benefits from stunning views across the Kirkaig valley. The flexible and versatile accommodation means that the property and business space will be suitable for a wide variety of purposes.
Long established book and gift shop
Supplier to Highland Libraries
North Coast 500 Trading Location
Great growth potential
28 seat café
Seasonal café business
5 bed detached owner’s accommodation
2+ acre grounds
Offers Over £299,000
Inverkirkaig is a small settlement on the north shore of Loch Kirkaig, some 4 miles from Lochinver a charming north-west coastal village in a beautiful setting. Lochinver is a hub for the wider area with shops, hotels, cafes, a small supermarket, butcher, petrol station, post office, leisure centre and health centre. There is a Primary School and a school bus service for Ullapool High School pupils. A popular destination for those who enjoy outdoor sports including sailing, sea, loch and river fishing, walking and climbing. There is an abundance of wildlife and birds and beautiful sandy beaches nearby at Achmevich and Clachtoll. Ullapool is around 38 miles and Inverness around 90 miles away.
Lochinver is a very favoured stop on the North Coast 500 Route, Scotland’s answer to Route 66. Showcasing the North Highlands stunning scenery, the route is considered one of the top coastal routes in the world which stretches for more than 500 miles features roads in the Black Isle, Caithness, Sutherland and Wester Ross. Since its launch in 2015, this lucrative tourism product has boosted tourism and economic growth across the region with accommodation providers and visitor attractions reporting a substantial increase in trade.
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