Button Ben Guest House, Button Road, Stennes, Stronmness, KW16 3HA

Offers Over £895000
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Key Property Information
  • PriceOffers Over £895000
  • StyleHotel/B&B
  • StatusFor Sale

Property Features

  • Magnificent Scenic Views
  • Turnkey Business
  • 7 Bedroom Guest House
  • Architect Custom Designed Guest House
  • Business Investment
  • Situated On Approx 6 Acres Of Land
  • Schools Close To All Amenities
  • All Year Round Business
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Solar Panels
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Information

McAteer Solutions Estate Agents are delighted to welcome Button-Ben Guest House on Orkney Islands to the property market. The property is tastefully presented throughout and is a custom built 7 bedroom guest house, boasting a 5 star Trip Advisor rating along with being a finalist in the Highlands & Islands Tourism 2019 awards. It currently offers 12 months a year trading and provides a "home and income" lifestyle opportunity.


The Guest House has breath taking scenic views, 7 trading luxurious bedrooms with elegant interior design, en-suite facilities and stylish public living area. The property has attractive scenic views, with superb grounds covering approx 6 acres with private off-road parking and ample parking for guests. The 7 superb and luxurious en-suite letting rooms are tastefully furnished to a high standard. The superb kitchen is spacious and well designed to provide ease of flow to the guest dining room. The property has also generous storage, preparation areas and fully fitted kitchen; which all contribute to a well run kitchen operation. The business is in walk-in condition and is immediately availabe as a going concern.

Button-Ben is a custom-built guest house built in 2007. Located on the Button Road in Stenness, Mainland Orkney. Offering a stylish decor and brought to the market fully furnished as a turnkey business with high end classic mahogany furniture throughout the property. The property is situated a short drive to the City of Kirkwall and surrounded by Orkney tourist destinations.

This superb and attractive Guest House has an established trading pattern of repeat and regular visitors. The reviews on all websites presently advertise this superb Guest House rate as excellent with several 5-star reviews. It is testament when entering the Guest House that these awards are very deserving. The vendor has created a bespoke guest house designed to capture the spectacular scenic views on offer along with creating a highly reputable business with high profitability.


The property was built to a high standard of construction and was commissioned custom-built. The property works superbly well as a Guest House however, it could also lend itself as a large family home. There is further development potential as the property comes with an additional 6 acres (approx) of land. The seller has planning permission in place for a 60ft x 27ft workshop.


The business is currently run by the owner for 12 months of the year. Income is generated through the utilization of portal websites. Trading on a bed and breakfast basis only, this easy-to-operate business is in superb walk in condition.


Button-Ben Guest House presently trades on a bed and breakfast basis only. Entreprenurial new owners could provide lunches and evening meals if so desired as Orkney is an all year round destination.


Button-Ben is situated on approximately 6 acres of land with superb scenic views overlooking the Bay of Eyrland and countryside. Located close to many archaeological sites and conveniently positioned a short 10 minute drive from Stronmess and 20 minute drive from Kirkwall. Orkney has extensive amentities which are a short drive with several golf courses on offer, several tourist attractions, fishing, sea angling, whiskey tours and archeology sites, with more to offer. The property is ideally situated to allow guests to undertake their exploration of the island with easy access to a wide range of visitor attractions.

Orkney is a vibrant and expanding tourism industry along with opportunities in both social and commerce activities. Such growth benefits established hospitality businesses and ensures an all year round trade. Both primary and secondary schooling is availabe locally.


Entry to this amazing property is via a gravelled driveway; leading to a generous parking area. Upon entering the property there is a guest area with elegant and comfortable living on offer. The charming entrance has a mahogany staircase with elegant interior design throughout.

In total the guest house has 7 excellently appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor level there are 3 bedrooms with en-suites. On the first floor there are a further 4 bedrooms with en-suites along with a guest sitting room.

All rooms are presented to a high standard with attractive en-suites. In room facilities include flat screen TV's, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, hair dryers, radio alarms and full hospitality trays. Ironing facilities are also available.


To the left of the entrance hall is a bright and spacious private area which comprises of a living room, kitchen, office, utility room and cloakroom. A traditional cream shaker style kitchen with low and high wall units along with black worktop, tiles and flooring. There is an island and dining area along with an eye catching AGA. The AGA was converted to run off electric rather than oil to allow it to be more efficient to run the property. The kitchen is situated alongside the guest dining area. Off the kitchen is the utility room with a cloakroom. There is an exterior door out to the garden. BEAM vacum system disposal unit is positioned in the utility room. Situated to the front of the property and benefiting from the stunning scenic views on offer is this neutrally decorated with a touch of red on the feature wall, along with a red carpet. There are dual aspect windows both of which are facing the grand scenic views on display. There is a focal electric fire with a solid wood mantle and sitting on a slate hearth. The office is located alongside the kitchen with fitted bespoke mahogany furniture.


Bedroom 1 & 3: Currently set out on the ground floor level as family rooms with two double beds along with a freestanding wardrobe and dressing table. There is an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower.

Bedroom 2: Currently set out of the ground floor level as a double bedroom with a freestanding wardrobe and dressing table. There is an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower.

Bedroom 4,5 & 6: All currently set out as double bedrooms which have freestanding wardrobe and dressing table. There is an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower.

Bedroom 7: Is a double bedroom located to the rear of the property on the upper level with a grand duo bath in a tiled bathroom with steps into the bath. There is also a quadrant freestanding shower. This bedroom is currently used as the owners private bedroom.


Situated on the upper level of the property in the central area overlooking the grand stairwell which is presently used as a guest lounge.


Situated away from the main road with its own private surroundings (approx 6 acres of fields). Accessed via a gravelled private driveway with spacious parking area. Outdoor seating area positioned to capture the view from the front of the property. To the rear of the property is a drying area conveniently positioned close to the utility room. The property has a good level of external lighting. There is parking for approximately 20 cars within the subjects. The 6 acres (approx) envelope three sides of the property.


The property benefits from mains electricity, water and a septic tank for drainage. Button-Ben Guest House is fully compliant with Scottish fire regulations. The house benefits from oil central heating with two new hot water tanks powered by solar panels which were installed in 2019. There are radiators throughout and the property is fully double glazed.


The vendor having created this bespoke property as a guest house has decided to pursue other interests which places this unique and perfectly ready opportunity to the market.


All furniture is included in the sale, bar a few personnel belongings. All bed linen and Denby Crockery. Built in BEAM vacum system. Heating - oil central heating with an AGA. Solar panels for heating the water. Planning permission for a shed 60ft x 27ft.

EPC Rating: C

If you would like to arrange a viewing of this amazing property. Please contact McAteer Solutions Estate Agents on 00442879659444.