Leading central Scotland country house hotel popular for weddings on the market for £3.25 million

Situated just two miles west of Dunfermline in the affluent village of Crossford, the Best Western Plus Keavil House Hotel is regarded as one of central Scotland’s leading privately owned country house hotels.

Keavil House Hotel
Keavil House Hotel

Nestled in over 12 acres of landscaped gardens and boasting one of the largest health and leisure facilities in the Fife area, the hotel draws a strong mix of both leisure and corporate guests due to its close proximity to Edinburgh city centre, which sits just 19 miles to the south east.

Having been owned by the same family for approaching 40 years, it is only their retirement which has prompted the decision to sell this profitable 70-bedroom hotel.

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Since opening as a hotel in the 1980s, the business has been the subject of substantial investment, including the contemporary extension of the principal dining space in The Botanist Restaurant in 2017. The large space complements the extensive conference and banqueting facilities which are a popular choice for weddings.

The purpose-built, free-standing health and fitness club also situated on the estate offers an extensive range of health, leisure and casual dining facilities and is itself a highly successful stand-alone business, with a strong external membership base.

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has been appointed to act for the owners in the sale of the hotel and Brian Sheldon, Regional Hospitality Director for Scotland and the North West of England, said: “We are delighted to be entrusted to sell the Best Western Plus Keavil House Hotel, a very established four-star hotel.

"Quality hotels such as this are still proving to be of interest to regional and national operators, despite the market remaining unpredictable and we are regularly speaking with buyers who are looking for similar quality assets.”

Jeremy Jones, Head of Hotels Brokerage at Christie & Co, added: “The hotel has been well-maintained with continual investment and upgrades. The elegant bedrooms are well equipped to meet the demands generated from the corporate and leisure guests, as well as the many weddings attracted to the business.

"We anticipate strong interest from a wide range of buyers for this substantial freehold hotel where we are seeking £3,250,000.”