Springburn

9 bedrooms Offers in the region of £940,000

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  • Set in approximately 1.57 acres, surrounded by stunning croftland and mountain scenery
  • Family home with bed & breakfast potential (9 En-suite rooms)
  • Two beautiful, independent cottages
  • Two plots with outline planning permission
  • Potential to expand and develop business
  • Double glazing / Significant, lined parking / Garage / Fire escape
  • Energy Performance Rating House D / Both Cottages D

Situated along one of Scotland�s busiest tourist routes awaits an extremely rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a versatile home and a lucrative business with income generating opportunities.

Springburn House was built around 1991 by locally acclaimed, Roddy Campbell of Campbell Home Builders and extends to approximately 396sq mtr. Springburn forms an excellent family residence and with the appropriate permissions a boutique style bed and breakfast. Additionally there are two beautiful, independent cottages and two building plots each with outline planning permission, all available as one lot. This is the first opportunity since the original build that this development has come onto the open market.

Springburn is a prestigious and modern property with generously proportioned rooms throughout and boosts a superb position with fabulous views over croftland, Ben Nevis, Nevis Range and the Grey Corries.

The cottages were added to the development around 1998 and historically they have been let as self-catering holiday cottages each cottage provides superb, flexible, family sized accommodation in the form of 2-3 bedrooms which are beautifully presented and prepared to enable the new owners to generate an immediate income. Our clients have successfully rented these cottages for 19years with many returning guests. It should be noted that there is an application underway for a change of use to each cottage from holiday let to residential.

There are two areas of land each with outline planning permission to build a residential home and which have scope for development and subject to the necessary change of permission could provide for glamping, equestrian or other outdoor pursuits. There is the potential to purchase up to 18 acres of croftland for such pursuits under separate negotiation.

Our client’s preference is to sell the developments in its entirety. A fantastic opportunity for a family residence and business with the benefit of existing and potential income, however, they may consider selling individual lots.

LOCATION/AMENITIES:

Spean Bridge is an attractive and well-equipped village in the Scottish Highlands. Also, home to a railway station on the West Highland Line to Fort William. Spean Bridge has a well-stocked shop, primary school, woollen mill, hotels, bars, cafe and restaurants and has road links to Inverness and Fort William by a regular bus service.

Fort William is the main district town of Lochaber and is 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 Caledonian Canal, Ben Nevis, Glen Nevis and the Great Glen and has developed an enviable reputation for providing all manner of outdoor pursuits including skiing, hill walking, mountain biking and sailing to name but a few. 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.

DIRECTIONS: SPRINGBURN, STRONABA, SPEAN BRIDGE, PH34 4DX

SOUTH: From Glasgow/Fort William head north on the A82 Inverness Road, passing through Spean Bridge and the Commando War Memorial, continue for approx ¼ mile and Springburn is set back from the road on the right.

NORTH: From Edinburgh head north on the A9 joining the A889 for Dalwhinnie and the A86 for Spean Bridge. At the A82 junction bear right on the A82 Inverness Road passing Commando War Memorial, continue for approx ¼ mile and Springburn is on the right

RECEPTION: 6.70m x 4.08m (22’ x 13’04”)

INNER HALLWAY: 7.88m x 4.12m (25’10” x 13’06”)

LOUNGE: 7.01m x 4.59m (23’ x 15’)

Feature window with stunning views. Multi-fuel Stove

French style doors open into the dining room.

FITTED KITCHEN: 4.93m x 4.08m (16’02” x 13’04”)

UTILITY ROOM: 4.m x 1.98m (13’01” x 6’06”)

DINING ROOM: 5.91m x 3.40m (19’04” x 11’01”)

Sliding patio doors leading out to patio and seating area.

SITTING ROOM: 3.97m x 3.42m (13’ x 11’03”)

A cosy sitting room with private staircase leading to three

En-suite bedrooms and the fire escape.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 3.96m x 2.88m (13’ x 7’05”)

Bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, W.C, bidet

Potential Guest’s Accommodation:

Bright, spacious and super stylish, 6 of the 9 bedrooms at Springburn have been tastefully decorated with neutral colours and feature some of the unique designs symbolic of the Scottish Highlands. The 6 rooms all have TV points, built in storage, stunning views and each has an en-suite shower room.

Four rooms are located on the ground floor and two on the first floor.

Springburn brings that little bit extra to luxury living - and does it in style.

BEDROOMS 1 & 2: 5.4m x 3.45m (17’11” x 11’04”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS 1 & 2: 2.21m x 1.55m (7’03” x 5’01”)

BEDROOMS 3 & 4: 5.51m x 3.42m (18’ x 11’03”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS 3 & 4: 2.20m x 1.54m (7’02” x 5’)

BEDROOM 5: 5.02m x 4.93m (16’05” x 16’02”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.23m x 1.59m (7’03” x 5’02”)

BEDROOM 6: 6.49m x 3.79m (21’03” x 12’05”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.23m x 1.59m (7’03” x 5’02”)

BEDROOM 7: 5.76m x 3.19m (18’10” x 10’05”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.19m x 1.38m (7’02” x 4’06”)

BEDROOM 8: 5.49m x 3.22m (18’ x 10’06”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.21m x 1.60m (7’03” x 5’03”)

BEDROOM 9: 5.76m x 3.80m (18’10” x 12’05”)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.19m x 1.58m (7’02” x 5’02”)

All room sizes are at longest x widest points where applicable.



PLOTS:

Two plots, each extending to approximately 0.36ha (0.89 acre) and has the benefit of the same planning permission for a detached residential property, reference 16/03081/PIP full details are available from the Highland Council Planning Website.

The plots are extensive and offer stunning views towards Ben Nevis and the surrounding mountains. A water supply is on site and an electricity supply runs through Plot 1. It will be the responsibility of any purchaser to be satisfied that an electricity connection can be made to each plot.

The properties sit in a crofting community surrounded by stunning mountain views. A long tarmaced drive leads to substantial, lined parking with additional parking to the side.

To the front there are steps which lead to a generous terrace, seating area and grassed frontage an ideal spot for eating and relaxing to simply enjoy the glorious views.

To the rear of the main house is a garage with lighting and electrics. There is a log store and an outside tap.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Services:

Private water supply, private septic tank and electricity supply are connected to each of the property.

Water and sewage charges are not applicable.

Fire detection, Fire escape and security alarm system.

A detailed inventory of contents and furniture for the cottages can be made available to any seriously interested prospective purchaser wanting to purchase as one lot, as are accounts. Accounts will only be made available after a satisfactory viewing has taken place.

Highland Council, Tax Bands:

Letting cottages (currently under small business rates with 0 charges). It should be noted that an application is underway to change the use from holiday let to residential.

Current rateable Value: £2200 per cottage

Private house band: G (2017/18)

 

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