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Abington Hotel Nr Biggar Put Up For Sale

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Abington Hotel Nr Biggar Put Up For Sale

July 08
13:34 2014

A hotel which was once host to Napoleon,in 1839, is set to change hands after 27 years in the same family ownership.

The 30-bedroom Abington Hotel near Biggar, South Lanarkshire,  sits in three acres of ground and features a lounge bar, conservatory, dining room, conference room and a range of staff accommodation.

And as a unique quirk, the chair reputedly used by Prince Louis Napoleon ahead of his shooting party on the nearby Lanarkshire moors (pictured below), still graces the hotel and forms part of the sale.

Abington Hotel - chair

Alistair Letham, a director with selling agent Colliers International, commented: ‘Having sold the Abington Hotel to Duncan MacBride in 1987, I am delighted to be aiding them with their exit and retirement nearly three decades later.

‘The hotel has supported the family well throughout these years and is now a firmly established business, catering to the local community and a good cross-section of conference business, visiting tourists and touring coach parties.’

Colliers International is inviting offers over £495,000 for the hotel, including Napoleon’s chair.

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