Buy This Scottish Pub That Promises Views of the Loch Ness Monster


Now’s your chance to own Nessie’s favorite bar (Graphic: Thinkstock)

FOR SALE: Charming Scottish pub. Original flooring. Stunning views of the lake, sunsets, and of mythical creatures that have escaped detection for 1,400 years.

Now’s your chance to own an historic pub in Scotland known for providing one of the best places to see the Loch Ness monster.

The owners of the Dores Inn have put the successful pub on the market.


The landmark Dores Inn is going on sale (Calypso Orchid/Flickr)

The pub’s reputation precedes it. Lonely Planet lists it as a “Top Choice” for “Things to do in Loch Ness.” One of the features Lonely Planet touts, in addition to Dores’ wonderful seafood platter, is the dedicated monster-spotting point Dores has in its garden.

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In fact, there’s a full-time Loch Ness Monster hunter who lives in a mobile home in the pub’s parking lot so he can seek out the elusive Monster `round-the-clock (he claims to have seen the Monster once in 23 years, but he didn’t have his camera. Of course).


Dores offers great views of the famous Loch Ness — and maybe its most famous resident (Martyn Jenkins/Flickr)

The pub’s is listed for $1.2 million, a potentially sound investment as it reportedly rakes in $1.4 million annually. More than that, it represents a dream come true for any potential buyer who fantasizes about living in the Scottish countryside. Imagine the promotional possibilities of a pub located so close to the Loch Ness Monster: Nessie souvenirs; Nessie mascots (for the kids); even Nessie-themed drink specials — you’ll almost certainly get some Loch Ness Monster sightings on”Monster Shot Night.”

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