Claymore Hotel, Pitlochry – SOLD

Established property firm Graham + Sibbald are delighted to have concluded the sale of Claymore Hotel, 162 Atholl Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5AR.

Pitlochry is a picturesque town of approximately 2,750 inhabitants and is located within the council area of Perth and Kinross, on the banks of the River Tummel. Pitlochry is a very popular tourist destination, receiving a great influx of visitors during the summer months.

The subject property comprises a very well respected 4-star guest house, which is situated a short distance to the west of Pitlochry town centre on the north side of Atholl Road – the main route through the town. A prospective purchaser would be buying a growing lifestyle business with all letting bedrooms presented to a high standard, having undergone recent refurbishment. Business is mainly from repeat visitors, although there are a good level of walk-ins due to the popularity of Pitlochry.

The new owners are Gordon and Lauren Fyfe commented on their future plans for The Claymore Hotel, “The Claymore is a fantastic business with scope for future development.  This purchase is the culmination of our search for a new lifestyle business in Pitlochry.  We have been focused on this area for over two years and delighted that we have now successfully acquired the business we had our hearts set on.  We look forward to taking over from Di and Graeme who have been instrumental to the success of the business.”

Peter Seymour, Hotel + Leisure Director at Graham + Sibbald, commented; “The high value and market leading sale of the Claymore adds to the recent successes of other sales within Pitlochry and demonstrates the resilience of the market despite recent and ongoing challenges. We wish all the very best to the Mr & Mrs Fyfe and look forward to seeing how they take the business forward in years to come.”

Graeme and Di McFarlane who are retiring after the sale commented; “We have been delighted with the efforts of Graham + Sibbald to dispose of our business.  They have worked with us throughout the marketing of the business keeping us up to date with interest and negotiating an excellent deal that we are delighted with.  We would strongly recommend Peter Seymour and his team to anyone wishing to sell their business.”

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