Newark Street, Greenock

Lindores Manor - For Sale

£350,000, O.I.R.O

21500 sq ft

bedrooms 10bathrooms 13receptions 2


**360-degree tour available - click above link** 

The freehold of the exclusive Lindores Manor Hotel, a C-listed Victorian property set within landscaped grounds in Greenock's west end is available to purchase through Bowman Rebecchi - The Home of Property.

Properties of this stature are rarely available, with the extensive accommodation comprising of a pillared entrance vestibule, lounge/bar, morning room, kitchen, basement, 10 x bedrooms (all ensuite including disabled facilities on the ground floor), ladies and gents bathrooms and cellar/store.  

The sale of Lindores offers an exceptional opportunity for a wide variety of purchasers with vast potential for either residential or business use. 

The property has a current Planning consent through Inverclyde Council to be converted into three flats (22/0276/IC). The proposed conversion includes adding an extension to accommodate a staircase, installing an enlarged dormer window at the front, adding a window on the first floor, and creating a rooflight at the side.

This magnificent period property still retains an incredible range of original features, character and charm but requires refurbishment which is reflected in the asking price.


A wide sandstone staircase leads to the imposing pillared entrance which then allows access through to the reception vestibule via the original mosaic floor tiling.

The property has several traditional cornice to the ceiling and traditional pillars frame the entrance door to the morning room. The feature entrance door also has a solid timber carved frame and further stained glass feature window which has sadly given way.

The morning room retains a depth of character and charm with solid timber flooring, dark timber panelling and a solid marble fireplace.  The window sections are framed with traditional pillars for an imposing setting.

The dining room has three full-length sectioned windows to the front that overlook the garden grounds. 

The kitchen area is mostly furnished in stainless steel offering extensive work surface and preparation areas, with a modern flue system extending to the outside of the property to above the roof.

Ten double bedrooms, all ensuite are available across the three floors and provide a variety of spaces for commercial use.

A further feature of this magnificent property is the carefully maintained and landscaped garden grounds. Several trees have recently been removed, with a sweeping driveway leading in off Newark Street through a pillared entrance. The driveway makes its way up to the front of Lindores Manor where there are ample private and guest parking facilities.


The property was originally designed and built by the Lyle family, one-half of the famous Tate & Lyle sugar refiners who are among the most successful entrepreneurs in Greenock's industrial age.

A landmark property amongst some of Greenock's storied homes it also hosted the women's Royal Naval service during World War II when over eighty WRENS were stationed at Lindores.

A successful business, the property was latterly used for filming by the BBC for its successful Waterloo Road series and has been empty for the past few years. 


Viewings should be made by appointment with Bowman Rebecchi. 


The postcode for the property is PA16 7TE.


The property is located on Newark Street in Greenock, a highly sought-after residential area with some of Greenock's finest homes.

The property is close to Fort Matilda Railway Station and Greenock Wanderers RFC, as well as Fort Matilda Tennis and Bowling Clubs.

Greenock is located approximately 20 miles west of Glasgow with a residential population above 50,000 persons, within the authority of Inverclyde Council with a wider core catchment population of approximately 270,000 persons.

With a rich maritime heritage, the town is looking again to the River Clyde to support its future growth, with Greenock Ocean Terminal developing a new pontoon and visitor centre to support its 150,000 cruise liner passengers per annum.

Greenock benefits from excellent road links and is accessed via junction 31 of the M8 motorway with direct links to Glasgow Airport (a 25-minute drive) via the A8 and Ayrshire via the A78.

The subject property is located just a 2-minute drive from Fort Matilda railway station, with regular train services to Glasgow, Gourock, Paisley and Wemyss Bay (via Port Glasgow).

Gourock ferry services to Dunoon, Kilcreggan, and Helensburgh are a 5-minute drive. Morrison’s and Tesco Superstores are located a short 6-minute drive away.


Site Area - 1,998 sq m | 21,500 sq ft


Class Use 7 (Guest House)


Rates From the Assessor’s website, the property could qualify for 100% rate relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme, subject to occupier status.

EPC A copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.

Entry - Early ownership is available subject to the completion of missives.

Price - Our client is seeking offers of over £350,000 exclusive of VAT for their Heritable interest.

Anti-Money Laundering - To comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful tenant will be required to provide certain identification documents.

For further information, please contact Bowman Rebecchi.


  • Rarely Available Opportunity
  • C-Listed Victorian Building
  • Planning Consent To Convert To 3 x Flats
  • Substantial Private Grounds With Parking
  • Successful Guest House
  • Refurbishment Required
  • Retains Many Original Features
  • West End of Greenock Location
  • Virtual Tour Available
  • Viewings By Appointment Only
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