NC500 guest house on market

A GUEST house business on the North Coast 500 route has come onto the books of property firm Drysdale & Company.

Located in the village of Scourie in Sutherland, Scourie Guest House is said to offer spectacular sea views.

The property is set in its own private gardens and comprises three en suite letting rooms and two owner’s bedrooms. There is said to be scope for to expand the business with the addition of a small lodge, subject to planning permission.

Current owner Pete Hammond, who has run the guest house with his wife, Liz, for the past four years, said the business attracts a high level of repeat custom.

“We’ve continued to enjoy a great reputation by enhancing the rooms with up to date modern furnishings and accessories, refurbishing the bathrooms, and providing a good hearty Scottish breakfast for our guests,” he said.

“Being directly on the route of the NC500 at Scourie, which is one of the recommended places to stay for overseas travellers undertaking the route, we have a constant stream of guests.”

Drysdale & Company founder Stuart Drysdale, who is marketing the property at offers over £375,000, said Scourie Guest House is a “highly appealing business proposition”.

“This is a business that will thrive from people who love the outdoors and are keen to share experiences of the area with guests,” he said.

“Pete and Liz have seen many guests returning to stay for longer to experience what this part of the Highlands has to offer.”