Ardeonaig Hotel, Loch Tay, By Killin, Stirlingshire


Loch Tay, By Killin, Stirlingshire, FK21 8SU


An outstanding hotel opportunity with frontage onto Loch Tay

  • 25 bedroom hotel, all en-suite
  • Including 2 cottage suites & 5 thatched shielings
  • Historic property believed to date from the 16th Century
  • Fine Dining Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Frontage to Loch Tay
  • Private Marina
  • Jetty giving access to the hotel by boat and sea plane

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An outstanding hotel opportunity with frontage onto Loch Tay. 25 bedrooms (all en suite) and including cottage suites and 5 thatched shielings, fine dining restaurant, bar and private marina.


Ardeonaig is a picturesque hamlet located on the south side of Loch Tay, an area famous for its stunning scenery, fishing and deer stalking and outdoor pursuits. The hotel is positioned equidistant between Killin and Kenmore along the road on the south side of Loch Tay.

Ardeonaig Hotel is perfectly located for those who enjoy recreational activities. On the other side of the loch lies Croft-na-Caber Water Sports Centre, there is excellent hill walking, plus many Munros and other walks within a short drive. There are several excellent golf courses in the area including the course at Taymouth Castle which is due to be upgraded to championship standard. Alternatively the championship golf courses in Gleneagles are only 39 miles away. The dramatic hills of Schiehallion and Ben Lawers, the scenery in Glen Lyon, the variety of fishing, shooting and stalking on nearby estates consistently draw people to the area.

The village of Killin (8 miles) is a popular tourist centre with access to Perthshire to the east and to Oban and Fort William to the west. The Falls of Dochart are the main attraction within the centre of the village where the River Dochart dramatically falls through rapids beneath the Dochart Bridge.

Killin and Kenmore provide a range of local amenities and services however the main cities of the central belt Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling lie are easily accessible located 60, 80 & ,42 miles to the south respectively.

25 bedroom hotel, all en-suite
Including 2 cottage suites & 5 thatched shielings
Historic property believed to date from the 16th Century
Fine Dining Restaurant
Frontage to Loch Tay
Private Marina
Jetty giving access to the hotel byboat and sea plane

Part of the original building at Ardeonaig is believed to date back to the 16th century when it was constructed to take advantage of the local landing of goods and passenger steam boats servicing local farmers. The older part of the property fronts onto the main road whilst more modern extensions have been constructed onto the rear. There is also an adjacent traditional courtyard steading which now comprises accommodation suites and attractive thatched Shielings within the grounds.

The hotel sits in approximately 10 acres of land and boasts frontage onto LochTay with a jetty and private marina facility. The jetty is a particularly interesting feature as it is used regularly to reach the hotel by sea plane from Glasgow. Adjoining the marina is some attractive foreshore which comprises a small beach where bathing can be enjoyed in the summer months.

The property enjoys stunning views across Loch Tay to the Ben Lawyers range of mountains. Trout fishing can be enjoyed from the hotel whilst salmon fishing can be arranged from local estates in Highland Perthshire.

A sale plan is included within these particulars which show the boundaries.

There is a car park to the west side of the property with ample parking, with the main entrance into the hotel being accessed from the roadside.

The accommodation is as follows:

Bar (20)
The bar area is located on the left hand side when entering the hotel. It is an attractive room with timber bar server and gantry, tartan carpets and timber pedestal and bar seating.

A relaxing residents lounge is located off the main reception area and is fitted out with sofas, an open fireplace, carpeted floor and painted plaster walls.

There are two restaurant rooms within the hotel. Located near the entrance is the breakfast and bar dining room (30 covers) which is set out in traditional style with timber tables and seating, carpeted floor and painted plaster walls.

The fine dining room (20 covers) is located to the rear of the main building and has been fitted out to a high standard with good quality seating and tables, exposed timber ceiling beams and attractive tiled floor.

The main building also has male, female and disabled WCs.

Letting Accommodation
The letting accommodation at Ardeonaig is of a high standard and a particular feature is the variety of letting rooms on offer.

Within the main building are 18 standard rooms which are all en-suite. The courtyard building adjacent to the main building includes 2 suites which provide high quality self-contained letting accommodation.

Externally on the eastern side of the land which leads down towards Loch Tay are 5 stunning shielings which are fitted out to a luxurious standard. The shielings have large double bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms of a high standard.

Finally there is Loch View Cottage which provides two suites and again fitted out internally to an exceptional standard.

The hotel has proved very popular for a variety of functions from weddings, family gatherings and birthdays. The hotel has been booked out on exclusive basis regularly, and given its waterfront location and the opportunity to arrive by seaplane, makes Ardeonaig a very special place.

Other Areas
The hotel also includes a large and extremely high specification commercial kitchen, a fantastic wine cellar which can also be utilised as function space, laundry, stores etc.

The Business
The property provides a fantastic destination business set in some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. The fit out is of a very high standard and has the potential for a chef proprietor to run the property as a restaurant with rooms / boutique hotel.

Historic trading information is available from the Selling agents after formally viewing the business.

Historic planning consent (now lapsed) existed in respect of the construction of a managers house / staff accommodation on a parcel ground opposite the hotel. Purchasers should make further enquiries with Stirling Council, Old Viewforth, 14-20 Pitt Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ET.

Business Rates
The Rateable Value was 77,000 for the year commencing April 2010.

Energy Performance Rating
The buildings have been assessed in 2 parts for the purposes of EPC ratings with the bands being as follows:

Bedroom Block Band E
Main Hotel Band G

The property is held under absolute ownership /heritable (freehold equivalent) title.

Contact Details
Please contact the Vendor’s joint selling agents:

Mr Andrew Samuel
Samuel & Son.  Tel: 01435 864020  Email:

Mr Euan MacCrimmon
Strutt & Parker, Inverness Office.  Tel: 01463 719171  Email:

Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Joint selling agents Strutt & Parker, 9-11 Bank Lane, Inverness, IV1 1WA. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Samuel & Son and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.   2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.  3. It should not be assumed that the properties have all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and Samuel & Son have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.