A guest house offering tourists a base to discover one of “Scotland’s most prestigious golf courses and Speyside’s world-renowned distilleries” has come on to the market.

The newly refurbished Sandown House, a detached property with a conservatory and two-storey coach house, is being sold as its current owners plan to retire.

The five-star guest house, which has six en-suite bedrooms and owners' accommodation, is on the market at offers over £825,000 for the heritable interest.

Graham + Sibbald, which is handling the sale, said the proprietors have run a “very profitable” business for the last 18 years, during which time they have significantly invested in the property, including the addition of four suites.

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They are said to have positioned the guest house at the luxury end of the market to enhance turnover and profitability.

Peter Seymour, director of hotel and leisure with Graham +Sibbald, said: “This is an incredible opportunity to run a lifestyle business on the Moray Forth, near a world-renowned golf course and some of Scotland’s award-winning distilleries. The guest house effortlessly combines rustic elements with modern design to create an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication.”

Graham +Sibbald noted that the guest house is close to the white sands of Nairn beach and is a short distance from Inverness and Elgin.

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It said: "Sandown House boasts an exceptional property that seamlessly blends Scottish traditional features and contemporary comforts to provide a memorable stay. Each room boasts its own bespoke design, offering comfort and a sense of destination. The current owners have invigorated each room with charm and elegance to offer their guests with an unforgettable stay.”