Forest View Guest House, Kinlochleven

6 bedrooms Offers in the region of £310,000

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  • An exciting opportunity to acquire a thriving established Guest House offering B&B
  • Set in prime location on the West Highland Way surrounded by mountain scenery
  • Accredited ratings on TripAdvisor and
  • Beautifully presented and in immaculate condition through-out
  • Modern, quality fixtures, fittings and content
  • Available as operational business with immediate entry
  • Energy Performance Rating D-61

A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a thriving established guest house business offering bed & breakfast accommodation on the West Highland Way and within easy reach of the pursuits associated with the Outdoor Capital of the UK.

Forest View is a prominent, extended property and is set up with the comfort and wellbeing of its guests with the entire house being given over to the bed and breakfast that could easily incorporate owner’s accommodation. The property boasts 6 generous letting rooms each with quality fixtures, fittings and content to include the usual expected tea/coffee making facilities and TV points.

This is a property of elegance, which has been trading successfully under the current ownership for approximately 7 years. As a lifestyle choice the owner operates for just 6 months of the year and boasts occupancy rates of up to 100% in peak season. With its repeat business Forest View has earned itself a fine reputation with visitors and locals alike and with full capacity trading, there is great scope to expand on this already impressive business currently rated in Kinlochleven as No 2 on TripAdvisor and scoring 9.3 on

Immediate entry is available with the website, email address, 2019 bookings all being included in the sale price. The last 3 years accounts can be made available after a successful viewing.



Kinlochleven is the penultimate stop on the West Highland Way surrounded by beautiful West Highland scenery and steep mountains to include a number of Munros in the Mamore’s above Kinlochleven. There is a significant network of mountain biking and hiking trails and the Ice Factor National Ice Climbing Centre, one of the top visitor attractions in the highlands.

The village lies at the head of Loch Leven approximately 6 miles from Glencoe and 22 miles South of Fort William and offers a range of facilities including a Library, a well-supported and active community centre, primary and secondary schools, post office, doctor’s surgery and a well-stocked Co-Op shop. There are also restaurants, bars, a tea room and there is a regular bus service into nearby Fort William

Fort William is the main district town of Lochaber, known as the “Outdoor Capital of the UK.” The town is a popular tourist destination and has developed an enviable reputation for providing all manner of outdoor pursuits including skiing, hill walking, mountain biking and sailing. There is a variety of supermarkets, shops, a library, museum, tourist information centre and railway station with links to Mallaig, Inverness, Glasgow, and Edinburgh as well as the overnight sleeper to London.The property is in immaculate decorative order and has been beautifully maintained and benefits from Everest double glazing, oil fired heating to include underfloor heating to the ground floor bedroom and sitting room, quality wood laminate and carpet flooring.



From Fort William head south along the A82 for 12 miles, at North Ballachulish take the B863 Kinlochleven turn and follow the road until reaching Kinlochleven village. Take the first left along Wades Road, Forest View is situated towards the end of the road on the left. 


Ground floor: Entrance porch with boot racks, sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen, triple family bed bedroom, shower room and reception hall.

First floor: 4 bedrooms, (2 full en-suite and 2 with shower room) W.C

Second floor: Triple family room with en-suite.


ENTRANCE: 2.07m x 1.45m (6’09” x 4’09”)

RECEPTION HALL: 3.65m x 2.01m (11’11” x 6’07”)

GUESTS SITTING ROOM: 3.77m x 3.52m (12’04” x 11’06”)

Underfloor heating.

DINING ROOM: 7.12m x 4.10m (23’04” x 13’05”)

Adequate space for in excess of 6 dining tables. Wall mounted fire.

FITTED KITCHEN: 4.26m x 2.47m (13’11” x 8’01”)

Fully fitted with a variety of wall, drawer and base units with under cabinet lighting. An Integrated double oven with hob, extractor and dishwasher.

BEDROOM 1: 4.85m x 3.48m (15’11” x 11’05”)

Spacious triple room with sliding patio doors leading on to the front garden and patio seating area. Underfloor heating.

SHOWER ROOM: 2.41m x 1.80m (7’11” x 5’11”)

Ultra-modern and spacious with large corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin with storage unit below, heated towel rail.


BEDROOM 2 4.27m x 3.18m (14’ x 10’05”) at longest x widest points

Currently set up as a twin, with wall lights above each bed.

SHOWER ROOM: 1.87m x 0.77m (6’02” x 2’06”)

Cubicle with wet wall finish, vinyl flooring and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3: 3.73m x 2.79m (12’03” x 9’01”) at widest points

Front facing double enjoying lovely hillside views. Built in wardrobe.

SHOWER ROOM: 1.45m x 0.76m (4’09” x 2’06”)

Cubicle with wet wall finish, vinyl flooring and extractor fan.

W.C: 2.08m x 0.77m (6’10” x 2’06”)

For use of rooms 2 and 3. W.C and wash hand basin, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 5: 3.85m x 3.54m (12’07” x 11’07”)

Comprises double and single, enjoying lovely hillside views. .

EN SUITE: 2.41m x 1.86m (7’11” x 6’01”)

Shower cubicle, W.C, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 6: 4.93m x 2.49m (16’02” x 8’02”)

Spacious, front facing twin.

EN-SUITE: 3.78m x 0.90m (12’05” x 2’11”)

Shower cubicle, W.C, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.


AREA 1: 4.34m x 3.71m (14’03” x 12’02”)

AREA 2 4.29m x 1.97m (14’01” x 6’05”) at longest x widest points

A large room of 2 areas plus the en-suite, currently set up as a double and single. Each of these areas could be adapted to a sitting room and bedroom for owner’s accommodation if desired. 2 velux style windows, ceiling fan, radiators, and recess which currently houses a large wardrobe and a storage cupboard.

EN-SUITE: 2.89m x 1.36m (9’06” x 4’05”)

Shower cubicle, W.C, wash hand basin, extractor fan and heated towel rail.


Low maintenance garden grounds with wooden boundary fencing and gated access for off street parking for approximately 4 vehicles with additional street parking. The front, side and rear of the property is predominantly paved with areas of artificial lawn. A patio area to the front is the ideal spot for enjoying the summer evenings and taking in the views of the surrounding hillside. There is a large garden shed set up as a drying room which has electric points, lighting, hanging rails and a dehumidifier. There is further external storage which houses the washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside security lighting and tap.

General Information:


Mains, metered water, electricity, and drainage, oil heating with partial under floor heating to the ground floor.

Everest double glazing.

Fire detection and alarm system.

Highlands & Islands Council Band: Currently under small business - N/A

Ratable value £2,000

The content of the bed and breakfast are included in the sale price, a full inventory is available to the prospective new owners.


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