Who will be the King in the North?

Two Highlands and islands hotels on the market

• On the market: the Baltasound Hotel on the island of Unst
• On the market: the Baltasound Hotel on the island of Unst

AN opportunity has arisen to purchase a hotel on the UK’s most northerly inhabited island.

The Baltasound Hotel, on the Shetland Island of Unst, comprises 25 letting rooms: seven in the main building and 17 divided between six log cabins.

The Baltasound Hotel has 25 letting rooms divided between the main building and six log cabins.

The business also includes Springers Bar at the rear of the property, which has it own entrance, and a 40-cover dining room.
The Baltasound Hotel is being marketed by commercial property agency Bruce & Co at offers over £350,000.
On the mainland, the firm is also handling the sale of a hotel on Scotland’s popular Malt Whisky Trail.
Built by a retired sea captain in 1896 to resemble the front end of a ship, The Mash Tun in Aberlour is said to benefit from whisky tourism in the Speyside area.

The Mash Tun in Aberlour.
The Mash Tun in Aberlour.

The hotel consists of five en suite letting rooms made up of three doubles, one twin room and a suite.
Owners’ accommodation is accessed via a separate entrance at the rear of the property and comprises three double bedrooms, one of which is en suite, a bathroom featuring a jacuzzi bath, living room area and kitchen.
The hotel bar is equipped with a full commercial kitchen and the venue currently caters to 43 covers, with capacity for an additional six covers at the bar.
The Mash Tun has a price tag of £649,995 for the freehold.