Jac-O-Bite Restaurant & Studios, Ault A Chruinn

Offers in the region of £325000 are invited

The Jac-O-Bite restaurant and studios is a substantial commercial premises ideally located on a busy tourist route affording stunning views across Loch Duich.

The premises is not currently trading but has previously been operated as a restaurant with the addition of two self contained letting units. The Jac-O-Bite is conveniently located on the busy A87 which generates a high volume of footfall and passing trade all year round. The property offers a variety of uses and is currently mixed-use comprising of a restaurant with guest accommodation.

The generous accommodation within is set out over one level and comprises of a bright and spacious bar and dining area, commercial kitchen, office, fridge store, bin store, store room and staff and customer WC facilities.

In addition to the restaurant is two modern self-contained letting studios providing additional revenue. The guest accommodation comprises of an open plan kitchen/living/bedroom area with en-suite shower room. Each studio has private entry and boast stunning views over Loch Duich.

Externally the property is set within a generous sized plot with ample customer parking provided to the front and rear of the property. The land to the right hand side of the property has full planning permission is in place for the erection of two holiday let units, granted on 11th December 2019 and is valid for 3 years.  All documents can be viewed on the Highland Council Website www.highland.gov.uk, using the planning reference numbers 19/04455/FUL.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the beautiful setting and the potential the premises has to offer.

Ground Floor

Dining Area

Bright and spacious bar/dining area. Accessed via UPVC patio doors to the front elevation. Windows to the front elevation affording views over Loch Duich. Access to kitchen and customer facilities. Partial wood flooring and carpet. Wallpaper/painted.

7.63m x 7.03m (25’00” x 23’00”)

Kitchen

Fully equipped commercial kitchen . Two windows to the front elevation offering views across Loch Duich. Ample worktop space. Double sink and drainer. Access to staff WC, fridge store and office. Consumer unit housing. Commercial grade flooring. Tile splashback. Painted.

8.00m x 3.80m (26’03” x 12’06”) at max.

Hallway

Hallway providing access to office, fridge store and staff WC. Built in storage cupboard. Half glazed external door to side. Consumer unit housing. Vinyl flooring. Painted.

3.34m x 1.72m (10’11” x 5’07”) at max.

Office

Office space with window to the side elevation. Laminate flooring. Painted.

2.17m x 1.90m (7’01” x 6’02”)

Fridge Store

Large fridge store with additional food preparation area. Loft access. Vinyl flooring. Painted. Door through to bin store.

3.21m x 2.58mx  (10’06” x 8’05”)

Staff WC

Staff facilities comprising of W.C.  and wash hand basin. Painted. Vinyl floor.

1.67m x 0.87m (5’05” x 2’10”)

Bin store

External door to rear elevation. Large built in storage cupboard. Concrete floor.

3.76m x 1.93m (12’04” x 6’04”)

Hall

Accessed from dining area provides access to Store room and customer facilities. Two built in storage cupboards. Loft access. Carpeted. Painted.

5.03 x 2.50m (16’06” x 8’02”) at max.

Store Room

L-shaped store room with windows to the rear elevation. Built in shelves. Painted. Laminate flooring.

2.98m x 2.45m (9’09” x 7’00”) at max.

Ladies WC

Comprising of WC and wash hand basin. Laminate flooring. Painted.

1.61m x 1.94m (5’03” x 6’04”)

Men’s WC

Comprising of urinals, wash hand basin and separate WC. Frosted window to rear elevation. Part tile/vinyl flooring. Painted.

1.95m x 1.38m (6’04” x 4’06”)

WC.  1.26m x 1.14m (4’01” x 3’08”)

Disabled WC

Comprising of WC and wash hand basin. Painted. Vinyl flooring.

1.98m x 1.49m (6’06” x 4’10”)

Studio One

Open plan self-contained letting unit. Dual aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations allowing natural light to flood the room. UPVC half glazed door to front elevation. Views over Loch Duich. Small kitchen area with a limited number of base units. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Laminate flooring. Painted. Door to en-suite.

7.06m x 3.69m (23’02” x 12’01”) at max.

En-suite

Modern shower room comprising of WC, wash hand basin and walk-in electric shower. Fully tiled. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

1.79m x 1.76m (5’10” x 5’09”)

Studio Two

Open plan self-contained letting unit. Dual aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations allowing natural light to flood the room. UPVC half glazed door to front elevation. Views over Loch Duich. Small kitchen area with a limited number of base units. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Laminate flooring. Painted. Door to en-suite.

7.06m x 3.27m (23’02” x 10’08”) at max.

En-suite

Modern shower room comprising of WC, wash hand basin and walk-in electric shower. Fully tiled. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

1.79m x 1.51m (5’10” x 4’11”)

External

The premises is set within a generous size plot with ample customer parking provided the the front and side. In addition to the parking area is additional land to the right hand side of the carpark which has previously had planning granted for the erection of two holiday letting units under planning reference 19/04455/FUL.

Please note whilst every reasonable care has been taken in the drawing of the above floor plan, the position of walls, doors and windows etc are all approximate. The floor plan is intended for guidance purposes only, may not be to scale and should not be relied upon as anything other than an indicative layout of the property

Location

Ault A Chruinn is a small township in the area of Shiel Bridge located just off the main route to the Isle of Skye. With the famous Five Sisters of Kintail right on the door step and the Falls of Glomach, one of the highest waterfalls in Britain, close by it is a paradise for walkers and climbers. Just over 3 miles away is the village of Inverinate which has a petrol station with well stocked shop. The village of Dornie is approximately 8 miles away and this is where the world-famous Eilean Donan Castle is located. Here you will find a local shop, hotel, public bar and Post Office. The larger village of Kyle of Lochalsh is some 15 miles away and has a range of amenities on offer, including a supermarket, shops, garage, post office, leisure centre, medical practice and dentists. Primary schooling is available in Inverinate with secondary schooling in Plockton to which a school bus service runs daily. A regular train and bus service operates out of Kyle to Inverness the capital of the Highlands. Kyle is also home to the Skye Bridge that provides access onto the Isle of Skye and all of the visitor attractions it has to offer.

Directions

From the A87 (coming from Inverness direction) take the right turn signposted Ault A Chruinn which is just before you reach the Shiel Causeway. Follow the road round sharply to the right and the restaurant is immediately on your right hand side, facing the A87.