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Retail Shop, 38, High Street, Grantown on Spey, PH26 3EH

Offers Over £85,000

38 High Street, Grantown on Spey has been run as a successful and established business premises operating as an outlet for Walkers Shortbread for the past 60 years in this marvellous High Street location in the heart of Grantown's main shopping thoroughfare in the Cairngorms National Park. The premises enjoys significant passing trade all year round, particularly during the tourist seasons. We consider this offers an excellent opportunity for the new owner with a prime location, superb frontage and footfall within this popular Highland town. Moveable contents and display equipment will be removed or can be included if preferred. This is a rare and perfect opportunity to acquire a conveniently sized (circa 99sqm) and ideally placed business in an extremely beautiful area of Scotland. Class Useage 1a - Retail / Financial. Energy Performance Certificate Rating B

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Grantown On Spey

Grantown on Spey is a charming town nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, known for its picturesque beauty and rich cultural heritage. Located in the Cairngorms National Park, Grantown on Spey is surrounded by breathtaking scenery, including lush forests, sparkling rivers, and rolling hills. The town itself boasts a range of historic landmarks and attractions, including the Grantown Museum, the Craigellachie Nature Reserve, and the Grantown Heritage Trail. Visitors and residents can also enjoy a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and golfing, or simply take in the stunning scenery with a leisurely stroll around town.

Grantown on Spey also offers a range of shops, restaurants, and amenities, making it a convenient and comfortable place to call home. The town has a strong sense of community, with a range of social and cultural events throughout the year, including the popular Highland Games and the annual Christmas market. Whether you're looking to explore the great outdoors, immerse yourself in local history and culture, or simply enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Scottish countryside, Grantown on Spey offers something for everyone.

Transport Links

From Grantown on Spey, you can conveniently access various transportation options to explore the wider UK:

Inverness Airport (INV): Approximately 34 miles away, this regional airport offers domestic flights and some international connections.
Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ): Roughly 80 miles away, providing a wider range of domestic and international flights.

Train Stations:
Carrbridge Railway Station: About 10 miles from Grantown on Spey, offering connections to Inverness, Perth, and Edinburgh.
Aviemore Railway Station: Approximately 14 miles away, with regular services to Inverness, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, as well as connections to the wider UK rail network.

Road Routes:
A95: This arterial road connects Grantown on Spey to the A9, a major north-south route traversing Scotland, providing access to Inverness, Perth, Stirling, and Glasgow.
A939: This scenic route connects Grantown on Spey to the A96, linking Inverness to Aberdeen, offering an alternative route to eastern Scotland.
With these options, Grantown on Spey serves as a convenient base for exploring the UK's diverse destinations, whether traveling by air, rail, or road.


The business occupies retail premises on the East side of the High Street in a prime footfall location. Nearby occupiers include solicitors, high quality gift retailers, jewellers and ceramic painting studio in addition to the normal high street shops. The town enjoys year round trade from a variety of visiting tourists who come to the area for differing reasons including winter sports, cycling, walking and bird watching among others. There are also loyal local patrons who provide regular repeat custom.


The premises comprise a bright and generous sales area with the option of reconfiguration of the present layout in addition to the takeaway counter which was previously successfully operated by the current owner. There are refrigerated display cabinets, food display units and a large sales counter (the moveable units will be removed or can be included if preferred. Any signage related to Walkers Shortbread Ltd will be removed upon sale) The whole area is complemented by accent spotlighting and large shop window to the High Street. To the rear there is a sizeable preparation area with work surfaces and wash area. There is a dedicated WC with wash hand basin, and a small store room / office space. Moving to the rear is the goods entrance with double doors leading to the outside. Further to the rear there is a sizable storage area. To the rear of the property there is dedicated parking and bin storage area. Approximate dimensions are shown on the floor plan and the whole area extends to circa 99sqm.

Proposal & Business Growth Potential

The business has operated as Walkers Shortbread Ltd within the town for the past 60 years and we consider that the business offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a profitable, established retail location with substantial scope to diversify and is located in a prime National Park location popular with tourists, locals and passing trade.

Rateable Value

It is understood the subjects currently attract a rateable value of £7,000 per annum and should qualify for Small Business Rates Relief, currently at 100%.

Please visit the Highland Council for more information

Energy Performance Rating

The property has a current Energy Performance Certificate Rating of B


By mutual agreement.


Offers over £85,000 are invited

Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
Fax: (01479) 874806

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