History and Paranormal Activity
Oswald House Hotel in Kirkcaldy was acquired in 2018 by Douglas and Sarah Philip. Built in 1793, the property required a complete overhaul and refurbishment of all 15 rooms, the ballroom and dining room areas after being left untouched for 40 years.
The funding from Bank of Scotland, which forms part of its £1.6 billion lending commitment to Scottish businesses, will be used to install a new heating system, repair the roof and roughcast the exterior walls. These alterations are due to complete by Autumn 2019.
The 17,700 sq ft B-listed building is used as an exclusive-use wedding venue that sleeps up to 36 people. The business employs 20 core staff, including two chefs, and has plans to grow this by ten over the next six months.