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The Murray Arms Hotel

AN historic former coaching inn in south west Scotland has come on to the books of Christie & Co.

Dating from 1760, The Murray Arms Hotel in Gatehouse of Fleet started life as a coaching inn for weary travellers.

Today the property retains many original features and comprises 14 boutique en suite guest bedrooms, a bar and restaurant, a courtyard beer garden and a two-bedroom owner’s flat. There’s also an enclosed garden, which is said to offer development potential to create additional self-catering accommodation attached to the hotel.

Brian Sheldon, regional director at Christie & Co, which is marketing the property with a price tag of offers over £595,000 for the freehold, described it as a “unique opportunity to acquire a well-established regional hotel business which has been refurbished to a high standard and offers great growth potential”.

“There is no doubt that the style of business and its location will appeal to those looking to operate their own hospitality business whilst benefitting from living in such a beautiful and popular part of the country,” he said.