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13 November 2017 | Hotels

Isle of Arran guest house on the market

​Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has been instructed to sell the Burlington Guest House located on the sea shore of Whiting Bay on the Isle of Arran, famously known as ‘Scotland in miniature.’

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The Burlington presents a terrific opportunity to enter the Isle’s growing tourism market. The village of Whiting Bay offers a number of tourist attractions, including a coastal walks along the bay, golfing and the Arran Art Gallary.



The property dates back to 1905, originally built as a guest house by the local blacksmith. Recently refurbished, the Burlington offers 10 en suite letting bedrooms and a 20 cover dining room, boasting superior sea views throughout. The property includes a one bedroom, en suite owner’s accommodation and a staff apartment.

Current owners Lisbeth & Ian Kirsop, who are looking to concentrate on other business interests comments; “We chose Christie & Co because of their excellent presence throughout Scotland and their quickness at getting results.”

Josh Hill, Business Agent at Christie & Co’s Glasgow office comments on the sale; “The Burlington is a truly spectacular guest house as it takes in sea views from its prominent location on shore road. We have seen a heightened level of activity on Arran over the past 18 months with the recent reduction in ferry fares and the development of the new Brodick Ferry Terminal well under way.”

Christie & Co is seeking £545,000 for the freehold.