Highland Park House, Kirkwall, KW15 1SU

Offers Over £600,000



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> Overview

Highland Park House is a successful family run Victorian Guest House situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall with stunning views over the town towards the Bay and overlooking Highland Park Distillery.
There are 8 guest rooms, most of which have en-suite facilities and owners accommodation on site.
The building has been tastefully restored and renovated throughout by the current owners and retains many original features.
There is resident parking and mature garden areas.
The Guest House featured on the TV show 'My Dream Hotel' in 2016 and bookings are still coming through as a result of this.

8 guest rooms which include – a single room and a double room with shared shower room, a twin room with en-suite, 2 double rooms with en-suite facilities, a large double room with private bathroom and a tower suite which has a living room, 2 bedrooms and a shower room.
Owners accommodation is currently on the ground floor, however, this could be moved to either the first or second floor.
Potential to increase turnover with the flexible accommodation.
The property is versatile and therefore could have many other options such as a wedding venue or music venue.
Area of garden ground to rear could be developed into a larger car park or landscaped to create further outdoor space.
To be sold as a going concern with everything included to start trading immediately.
Original features throughout.
Oil central heating throughout.
Operating as a Guest House since 2014 with excellent online reviews from Trip Advisor and Booking.com.
Currently open from April to October with high occupancy levels.
Excellent location with spacious accommodation.
Beautiful views from many rooms.
Mature garden grounds.

Highland Park House is situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall close to Highland Park Distillery. The town centre is only a short drive away or a 20 minute walk.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciated the full business potential that the property offers.

> Description

Entrance Vestibule

Entrance Vestibule

2m x 3.06m (6' 8" x 10' 2")
Hardwood outer door, tiled floor, window, door to cloakroom, door with stain glass panels to hall.


3.64m x 1.69m (12' 1" x 5' 7")
Tiled flooring, window, radiator, WHB, door to WC.


1.8m x 0.92m (6' x 3')
Tiled flooring, window, WC.


5.86m x 3.79m (19' 6" x 12' 7")
Carpet, radiator, window, open fire with tiled surround and hearth, wooden mantle, panelling on half walls, door to office and two halls.


4.13m x 4.34m (13' 9" x 14' 5")
Carpet, 2 windows, radiator, open fire, panelling on half walls.


4.32m x 1.34m (14' 4" x 4' 5")
Carpet, radiator, fire escape door, door to music room.
Music Room

Music room

5.42m x 6.88m (18' x 22' 11")
Carpet, radiator, 2 windows, multi fuel stove.


3.24m x 4.52m (10' 9" x 15')
Carpet, radiator, doors to dining room, owners sitting room, owners accommodation, sun room and stairs to first floor.
Dining room

Dining room

5.19m x 6.2m (17' 3" x 20' 7")
Carpet, 2 radiators, 2 windows, decorative fireplace with tile surround and wooden mantle.

Hall of owners accommodation

1.42m x 1.98m (4' 8" x 6' 7")
+3.09m x 1.72m.
Carpet, under stairs cupboard, doors to two bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and WC.


1.26m x 1.37m (4' 2" x 4' 6")
Shower room

Shower room

3.07m x 1.2m (10' 2" x 4')
Shower enclosure, WC, WHB, window.


4.1m x 4.1m (13' 8" x 13' 8")


3.56m x 4.13m (11' 10" x 13' 9")
Window, built in wardrobe.


4.13m x 1.7m (13' 9" x 5' 8")
Doors to bathroom and bedroom.


4.13m x 1.91m (13' 9" x 6' 4")
Window, bath, WC, WHB.
Owners living room

Owners living room/staff room

3.93m x 5.22m (13' 1" x 17' 4")
Carpet, window, multi fuel stove set on slate hearth with wooden mantle and tiled surround, door into kitchen.


2.79m x 5.57m (9' 3" x 18' 6")
Vinyl flooring, 2 windows, extractor fan, fitted kitchen with worktops and 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink, Rangemaster Toledo cooker and extractor hood, outer door.

Utility room

3.67m x 3.06m (12' 2" x 10' 2")
Vinyl flooring, window, hot water tank, sink with units below, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Sun room

Sun room

2.54m x 4.81m (8' 5" x 16')
Hardwood outer door, glazed on two sides.

First floor landing

4.43m x 3.28m (14' 9" x 10' 11")
Carpet, window, door to rooms.


10.44m x 1.22m (34' 9" x 4')
+ 2.85m x 0.86m + 0.92m x 2.34m.
Carpet, window, 2 radiators, fire escape door, under stairs storage, stairs to tower suite.

Guest room 1 entrance

1.86m x 1.86m (6' 2" x 6' 2")
Carpet, doors to shower room and opening into bedroom.
Guest room 1 en-suite

Guest room 1 shower room

2.53m x 1.73m (8' 5" x 5' 9")
Vinyl flooring, WC, WHB, shower enclosure with electric shower, radiator, extractor fan.
Guest room 1

Guest room 1 bedroom

3.79m x 3.85m (12' 7" x 12' 10")
Carpet, radiator, 4 windows.

Shower room

1.38m x 2.35m (4' 7" x 7' 9")
Vinyl flooring, radiator, extractor fan, shower enclosure with electric shower, WC, WHB.
Guest room 2

Guest room 2

3.87m x 4.25m (12' 10" x 14' 2")
Carpet, radiator, window, door to en-suite shower room.
Guest room 2 en-suite

Guest room 2 en-suite

2.58m x 1.72m (8' 7" x 5' 8")
Vinyl, window, radiator, extractor fan, WC, WHB, shower enclosure with electric shower.

Guest room 3

4.24m x 4.26m (14' 1" x 14' 2")
Carpet, radiator, window.
Guest room 4

Guest room 4

3.01m x 3.36m (10' x 11' 2")
Carpet, window, radiator, WHB.
Tower suite landing

Tower suite landing

5.39m x 2.77m (17' 11" x 9' 2")
Carpet, velux window, window, eaves storage, door to bedroom and living room.
Tower suite bedroom 1

Tower suite bedroom

3.67m x 3.86m (12' 2" x 12' 10")
Carpet, 2 widows, radiator.
Tower suite living room

Tower suite living room

7.98m x 3.58m (26' 7" x 11' 11")
Carpet, window, velux, 2 radiators, eaves storage, door to bedroom and shower room.

Tower suite bedroom 2

3.9m x 2.6m (13' x 8' 7")
Carpet, window, radiator.
Tower suite shower room

Tower suite shower room

1.67m x 3.04m (5' 6" x 10' 1")
Vinyl flooring, WC, WHB, large shower enclosure with electric shower.
Guest room 5

Guest room 5

5.13m x 4m (17' 1" x 13' 4")
Carpet, 2 windows, 2 radiators.

Inner hall

4.65m x 1.75m (15' 6" x 5' 10")
+ 5.10m x 0.90m.
Carpet, 2 built in cupboards, fire escape door, doors to guest room 5, bathroom, library, guest room 6, WC, service kitchen.


3m x 2.07m (10' x 6' 10")
Vinyl flooring, window, radiator, WC, WHB, bath with electric shower above.


5.19m x 6.17m (17' 3" x 20' 6")
Wooden flooring, 2 windows, 2 radiators, multifuel stove set in a beautiful wooden surround and mantle with a tiled hearth.


0.99m x 2.29m (3' 3" x 7' 7")
Vinyl flooring, WC, WHB, extractor fan.
Service kitchen

Service kitchen/storage

4.8m x 4.05m (16' x 13' 6")
1/2 carpet, 1/2 vinyl flooring, window, radiator, kitchen units with worktop above, stainless steel sink.
Guest room 6

Guest Room 6

4m x 6.58m (13' 4" x 21' 11")
Carpet, 2 windows, 2 radiators, door to en-suite.
Guest room 6 en-suite

Guest room 6 en-suite

1.95m x 2.9m (6' 6" x 9' 8")
Vinyl flooring, 2 windows, radiator, extractor fan, WC, WHB, electric shower in shower enclosure.

Outbuilding 1

1.57m x 2.45m (5' 2" x 8' 2")
2 windows, light.

Outbuilding 2

2.44m x 3.24m (8' 1" x 10' 9")
2 windows, power and light.
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