The sale of an historic East Neuk coaching inn with lounge bar, 34-cover restaurant, function suite and 21 bedrooms located just five miles from St Andrews, has been concluded by DM Hall.
The Inn at Lathones, in Largoward, by St Andrews, comprises a series of buildings some of which date back over 400 years with The Stables function venue being the oldest part. As a result, there are many period features throughout the property. Rated as a 3 Star Inn by Visit Scotland the business has a strong reputation for food with local seasonal produce being used consistently.
The property is situated on the main A915 Kirkcaldy to St Andrews road in an attractive rural setting just five miles from the renowned university town of St Andrews which is known also as the “home of golf”. As such it is draws regular trade from tourism as well as throughout Fife and beyond.
There are various extensions and additions, the Old Smithy, Coachmans, Hayloft, the Old Forge Lodges and Suites providing the letting bedrooms, with the development forming a courtyard style setting with an attractive garden area. There is also a spacious two bedroomed flat, formerly utilised as office/staff accommodation.
The Stables has operated as a locally celebrated music venue and it currently popular for functions including smaller weddings, celebrations and party nights. The Inn at Lathones is licensed also for civil ceremonies. DM Hall’s client had owned the business for 20 years though it is fully managed on their behalf.
Ben Mitchell of DM Hall, who concluded the sale, said: “Ownership of this successful business provides the new owners with an ideal opportunity to operate it hands-on and to develop further the income and profits currently generated.”