Finnisgaig, Alma Road, Fort William

5 bedrooms Guide price £290,000

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  • Substantial 5 bed-roomed family home (one, ground floor en-suite)
  • Independent 2 bedroom letting chalet with income potential
  • Popular location in close proximity to town centre and the West Highland Way
  • Beautiful cottage style kitchen
  • 2 Reception rooms / craft room / office
  • W.C (ground floor) / Family bathroom
  • Beautiful well- tended garden grounds
  • Double Glazing / Oil fired heating
  • Integral garage with substantial off-road parking
  • Energy Performance Rating E-46

A substantial, five-bedroom, detached character family home with an independent two bedroom letting chalet forms a superb lifestyle opportunity. Ideally situated in a quiet and desirable position within walking distance of the town centre enjoying an elevated position with hillside views.

LOCATION/AMENITIES: Situated in sought after location with minimal traffic. The property is within easy walking distance of the town centre and is on a bus route through the town centre with links to the Medical Centre and Lochaber High School. There is easy access to the popular walks around Cow Hill and the West Highland Way. Fort William is the main district town of Lochaber, known as the "Outdoor Capital of the UK." The town is a popular tourist destination and has a wide variety of tourist attractions including the locks at Corpach Basin on the Caledonian Canal which make ideal walking opportunities on the Great Glen Way, Ben Nevis and Glen Nevis. Fort William has developed an enviable reputation for providing all manner of outdoor pursuits including skiing, hill walking, mountain biking and sailing. There is a variety of supermarkets, shops, a library, museum, tourist information centre and railway station with links to Mallaig, Inverness Glasgow, and Edinburgh as well as the overnight sleeper to London and a bus station DESCRIPTION: Originally built around 1890, this spacious property spans approximately 141 square metres and forms a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial, five-bedroom detached family home that's full of character. The property occupies a large elevated plot that provides views towards Cow hill, Loch Linnhe and the Conaglen hills. This delightful family home with West Highland slate roof is in excellent order throughout and benefits from double glazing, oil fired heating and a ground floor en-suite. Although a 5 bedroomed property at present, the office and craft room were formerly bedrooms. Additionally, this beautiful home is further enhanced with a valuable asset in the form of an independent letting chalet nestling in a secluded corner of the garden. A perfect residential or holiday letting with income potential or independent family accommodation, all within walking distance of the town centre. This property needs to be viewed to appreciate the full appeal and potential on offer as the current owner has created a quietly impressive family home. ACCOMMODATION: Ground Floor: Front and rear porch, inner hallway, lounge, kitchen, dining room, bedroom with en-suite shower room and W.C. First Floor: 5 double bedrooms, craft room, office, W.C and family bathroom. DIRECTIONS: FINNISGAIG, ALMA ROAD, FORT WILLIAM, PH33 6HD From the town centre head North on the A82, passing the Belford Hospital on your right. Then take the 1st right into Alma & Victoria Road, follow the road round to the left, continue up the hill and Finnisgaig is on your left-hand side, the house is set back from the driveway. ENTRANCE: 1.45m x 1.14m (4'09" x 3'08") With quarry style tiled flooring. LOUNGE: 7.24m x 3.42m (23'09" x 11'02") (longest x widest points) Spacious with dual windows, feature fireplace (capped off) and recess shelving. KITCHEN 6.55m x 2.17m (21'06" x 7'01") Lovely, country style kitchen with a variety of wall, drawer and base units, belfast sink and tile effect vinyl flooring. Lovely views towards Cow Hill. DINING ROOM: 3.36m x 3.27m (11'0" x 10'08") (longest x widest points) Accessed from the hallway and kitchen. Recessed storage area, laminate flooring. BEDROOM 1: 3.67m x 3.49m (12'0" x 11'05") Bright and spacious front facing room with dual windows and laminate flooring. En-Suite Shower Room: 1.59m x 1.57m (5'02" x 5'01") Walk in shower area with full wet wall finish, wash hand basin, W.C, dimplex wall heater and vinyl flooring. FIRST FLOOR Carpeted hallway, stairs and landing. Beautifully crafted staircase with newel posts. There is access to the loft via two separate access points. BEDROOM 2: 3.42m x 3.35m (11'02" x 11'00") Open storage area with shelving and hanging rail. Wash hand basin with light fitting over. Carpet flooring. BEDROOM 3: 3.70m x 3.42m (12'01" x 11'02") Front facing enjoying views to Loch Linnhe and the surrounding hills. Carpet flooring. CRAFT ROOM: 2.52m x 1.95m (8'03" x 6'04") Velux style window and back to board painted flooring. BEDROOM 4: 3.71m x 2.99m (12'02" x 9'09") Front facing enjoying views to Loch Linnhe and the surrounding hills. Open storage area with shelving and hanging rai. Wash hand basin with light fitting over. Carpet flooring. OFFICE: 3.92m x 2.16m (12'10" x 7'01") (longest x widest points) Currently set up as an office although suitable for addition bedroom. Wash hand basin with light fitting over. Carpet flooring BEDROOM 5: 3.35m x 2.43m (10'11" x 7'11") (longest x widest points) Enjoying lovely hillside views. Carpet flooring. WC: 1.25m x 1.12m (4'01" x 3'08") Pine panel walls and vinyl flooring. FAMILY BATHROOM: 2.54m x 2.18m (8'04" x 7'01") (at longest x widest points) Lovely bright & spacious bathroom with partially painted wall panelling. Bath with shower over, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, W.C. Storage shelves, heated towel rail and vinyl flooring. CHALET A perfect residential or holiday let with income potential or independent family accommodation within walking distance of the town centre. This is a Swiss style chalet affording spacious & well-appointed accommodation in a secluded corner of the rear garden. The chalet is constructed of timber with decked seating area and small access bridge to the front and surrounded by woodland and an abundance of wildlife. Content of the chalet is available under separate negotiation, please ask for clarification. ACCOMODATION COMPRISES: OPEN PLAN KITCHEN, DINER & LOUNGE: 4.65m x 4.56m (15'03" x 14'11") (at longest x widest points) Lounge-Diner area: Windows overlook the front and side, free standing fire, television point and carpet flooring. Storage cupboard. Kitchen area: Window overlooks the rear of the chalet. There is a range of wall & base units with integrated hob, oven and extractor hood. Fridge, freezer, dishwasher and laminate flooring. SHOWER ROOM: 1.60m x 1.60m (5'03" x 5'03") Shower, W.C, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, part tiled and part painted panel walls, extractor and vinyl flooring. BEDROOM 1: 3.40m x 2.57m (11'01" x 8'05") Rear facing. Open storage area with shelving and hanging rail. Laminate flooring. BEDROOM 2: 3.40m x 2.04m (11'02" x 6'08") Front facing enjoying views over the decking, seating area and garden ground beyond. Open storage area with shelving and hanging rail. Laminate flooring. EXTERNALLY This superb property has well-tended garden grounds which are neatly kept. An open drive way provides access and sufficient parking for several vehicles and sweeps round to the rear garden where there is a detached garage, outside tap and access to the chalet. The grounds to the rear are substantial and predominantly grassed bounded by woodland trees. In a secluded corner of the garden is the detached chalet accessed by a small wooden bridge that crosses a narrow burn. There is an attractive front garden which is grassed and has a variety of small trees, rose bushes, acer, shrubs and flowers.

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