The Kilberry Inn offers a superb opportunity for new owners, looking for the idyllic lifestyle, home and income from a well established business with scope for further development and growth. All complimented with the spacious private accommodation for owners.
The Inn has 5 very comfortable en suite letting rooms which are all well-equipped and of the highest standard of cleanliness and presentation. The rooms have been subject to a rolling programme of modernisation and improvement.
The Kilberry Inn has also developed a fine reputation as a destination for lovers of Scottish sea food, with much repeat business and guests coming from all over the UK and overseas. There is great potential for future owners to adapt the business to suit their lifestyle.
The owners house is a comfortable home situated at the rear of the Inn. It provides easily run accommodation laid out over 2 levels. The house is of painted render finish under tiled roof and has the benefit of a conservatory at the rear overlooking the surrounding countryside and woodlands.
Entrance hallway, sitting room with log burner on a raised hearth, patio doors to bright garden room, itself with French doors to gardens, kitchen and breakfast room. Stairs lead to the first floor upper hallway with velux window, bedroom1 with 2 x velux windows and a walk in wardrobe, bedroom 2 with 2 x velux windows and a walk in wardrobe, first floor bathroom.
Internally, there is an inviting bar restaurant with rustic exposed beams and natural stone, a warming open fire and cast-iron stove are at respective ends. A solid timber bar top and gantry forms the central welcoming hub of the room. The breakfast/family/TV or cinema room is at the northern end also features exposed natural stone, a warming log burner, exposed beams. A flexible area suitable for the above uses as well as overspill covers and or private function accommodation.
An inner hallway leads to well finished ladies and gents lavatories.
Off the bar and to the rear is a well-equipped, semi commercial stainless steel kitchen with custom built chill room.
There are 5 lettings rooms, Gigha, Arran, Jura, Islay & Texa, all finished to a similar high quality and each with an en suite shower room.
Texa is entered via the main door and vestibule of the owners accommodation and has patio doors leading to an outside rear deck.
Arran is a detached structure under a Coraline sheet roof and features a sitting room.
Timber garden shed.
Small front lawn with spring and summer flowers, roses, clematis, south facing gravel terrace providing space for coffees, summer drinks and sundowners. Access to patrons parking with tall Scots pine, Yucca palm, refuse stores all bounded by post and rail fencing and honeysuckle front hedging. Rear lawn over dwarf retaining wall, herbaceous flower beds, drying green all bounded by post and rail fencing. There is a sheltered gravel courtyard for guests between the Inn and the house with raised kitchen herb planters, more roses and clematis.
The Kilberry Inn is located on the the Knapdale peninsula, on the scenic, coastal single-track road (B8024) which loops between Lochgilphead and Tarbert (Loch Fyne). From the road there are breathtaking views of the Inner Hebridean islands of Islay, Jura and Gigha. Tarbert (14 miles) is a charming west coast fishing village and offers shops and services that easily cater for everyday needs. Lochgilphead (20 miles) is located further up Loch Fyne and is an equally attractive west of Scotland sea loch town and has a fuller range of shops and services. The B8024 connects with the A83 that leads east to Glasgow and south to Campbeltown. The A816 connects at Lochgilphead and leads further north to Oban (55 miles). Caledonian Macbrayne ferry services provide regular sailings to Islay & Jura, Tarbert to Portavadie and from Skipness near Tarbert to Lochranza on the island of Arran. The nearest main line rail stations are at Oban (55 miles) and Arrochar (67 miles) Macrahanish (48 miles) has an airport with a daily service to Glasgow.
The Kilberry Inn offers an ideal base from which to explore the natural scenic beauty of Kintyre and Mid Argyll. The Kintyre peninsula offers near endless opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast from scenic coastal and inland walks, many historic monuments from Tarbert Castle to Kilmartin Glen, easy and more challenging cycle rides, golfing, sea, river and hill loch angling, sailing and a range of field sports.
From Lochgilphead proceed in a southerly direction on the A83 and continue through the canal village of Ardrishaig. Leave Ardrishaig and travel for 2 miles before turning right on to the B8024. Continue along this single track road for 15 miles and the Kilberry Inn is located in the centre of the village of Kilberry on the left hand side and easily identified by the red telephone box, its distinctive west coast cottage white paint and red oxide roof.