Stable Cottage, Knoydart

3 bedrooms Guide price £295,000

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  • A unique opportunity to be part of the Knoydart Community
  • Situated in the village of Inverie on the shore of Loch Nevis, Knoydart
  • Panoramic views across Loch Nevis towards spectacular West Highland mountain scenery
  • A substantial, 19th century, solid stone cottage with development potential
  • Set in a courtyard with gated access and out buildings
  • Private electricity and water supply to community
  • Double glazing / Oil fired heating / Wood-burning stove to lounge / Solid Oak flooring
  • Garage / Energy Performance Rating E-47

Stable Cottage is a prestigious, 3 bedroomed family home that boasts a superb position with the shores of Loch Nevis almost at the foot of the garden. The Cottage sits in an enviable position surrounded by spectacular West Highland scenery and exceptional views over Loch Nevis and the surrounding mountains. This traditional stone cottage is likely to have been constructed during the 19th century and extends to approximately 129sq m.

There are generously proportioned rooms to form an excellent family home that is in good decorative order and has been designed to take full advantage of both light and views. There is a wonderful open aspect to the kitchen, diner, conservatory and lounge all to suit modern family life. With neutral décor this beautiful property forms a stunning, clean and contemporary family home.

The property benefits from quality fixtures and fittings through-out, oil fired heating with the additional benefit of a wood-burning stove to the lounge area, modern double glazing, internal stables doors, remote control roof blinds, a beautiful, modern fitted kitchen, and a modern and stylish wet room. Solid Oak flooring has been laid predominantly through-out with the exception of the conservatory, bathrooms and kitchen area.

Viewing is essential to truly appreciate what this delightful property has to offer.

Open plan style living accommodation that can be closed off when desired. The cottage has lovely high ceilings and deep recessed windows that can provide a display shelf.

There is access to the loft space via a large hatch and drop down ladder. The loft is part floored and has power and lighting.

LOUNGE AREA: 6.74m x 4.71m (22’01” x 15’05”)

A super, family room accessed by a stable door and open access into the conservatory area. A feature of the room is the large wood burning stove with stone hearth and surround.

KITCHEN AREA: 4.42m x 2.44m (14’05” x 8’)

Relatively new and modern fitted kitchen with a variety of wall, drawer and base units and tiled walls above the counter tops. There is tiled flooring to the kitchen area and oak flooring to the dining area. Some of the kitchen appliances will be included in the sale price

DINING AREA: 3.57m x 2.68m (11’08” x 8’09”)

Feature windows provide stunning views over Loch Nevis and the surrounding mountains. Remote control roof blinds, access to the conservatory and garden.

CONSERVATORY AREA: 5.52m x 2.97m (18’01” x9’08”)

Almost a mirror image of the dining room, there is open access to the lounge and doors leading into the dining room and garden. Fully glazed picture windows, remote control roof blinds and stripped Pine flooring.

The bedrooms are bright, spacious and tastefully decorated with neutral colours and beautiful internal, hardwood doors. Each of the bedrooms have radiators and solid oak flooring.

MASTER BEDROOM 1: 3.56m x 3.49m (14’01” x 11’05”)

Spacious double room with treeline views.

EN-SUITE: 1.70m x 1.64m (5’06” x 5’04”)

Shower cubicle, W.C and wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, light with shaver socket, heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 3.80m x 2.70m (12’05” x 8’10”)

Double room enjoying fabulous views over Loch Nevis.

BEDROOM 3: 3.54m x 3.52m (11’07” x 11’06”)

Spacious double room.

WET ROOM: 2.43m x 1.86m (7’11” x 6’01”)

A lovely, modern wet room with large walk in shower, wash hand basin with vanity drawers below, W.C, heated towel rail and spotlights. Walls are fully tiled and there is co-ordinated floor tiles.

All room sizes are at longest x widest points

.EXTERNALLY

This delightful property sits in a courtyard which has gated access and provides parking for several vehicles. There is a small seating area bordered with flowers.

There is further gated access to the side of the property leading into a neatly kept lawn garden. Access to the shoreline of Loch Nevis is by a short track alongside the property. The garden grounds host a variety of small tress, flowers and shrubs. The grounds offer an attractive and a tranquil spot to sit and enjoy the fabulous scenery and wildlife that it occupies.

Additionally the foundation has generously allowed the current owners to use an adjoining garden. This is primarily a fruit garden which hosts a variety of trees to include, apple, pear, plum and cherry. There are raised beds as well as a shed and lawn. It is likely that the next owners of Stable Cottage will be granted the use of the garden for similar growing purposes.

OUTBUILDINGS:

The outbuildings Include a jewellery workshop which benefits from solid oak flooring and a small sink. A small garage and a store room. The store room could potentially be developed with the necessary planning permissions adding to the bedrooms or living space. Each of the outbuildings has power and lighting. There is also a shed and wood store.



LIVING ON KNOYDART AND THE KNOYDART FOUNDATION

Inverie is a small community situated on the Knoydart Peninsula. The vast majority of its 17,500 acres belongs to the Knoydart Foundation, a charitable managed organisation that offers a unique and idyllic lifestyle, for its hosts of approximately 100 residents.

Residents of Knoydart are welcomed and actively encouraged to embrace the way of life. The aim of the foundation is to manage the estate as an area of employment and settlement on the Knoydart Peninsula without detriment to its natural beauty and character. Also seeking and encouraging the preservation of its landscape, natural resources and heritage.

The foundation is easily accessible and offers support to its community as well as arranging all manner of activities at the village hall. There is a year round programme of events of fund-raising, art, music, sport, quiz nights, bingo and ceilidh dances as well as a monthly newsletter.

The area is regarded by many hillwalkers as amongst the finest mountains in Scotland, with Munros to include Ladhar Bheinn that enjoys a superb position with its dramatic ridges, huge crags falling into Coire Dhorrcail and amazing sea and mountain views from the summit.

In common with the small isles, a residents permit is required to drive on the roads of Knoydart.

LOCATION/AMENITIES:

Mallaig is a picturesque fishing port which provides a range of shops including 2 well-stocked supermarkets, hotels, medical centre, primary and secondary schools, modern swimming pool and leisure facilities. There are railway connections on the West Highland Line to Fort William and a major ferry terminal for ferry services to Knoydart, Skye, the Inner and Outer Isles. The Marina has excellent facilities, including pontoon berths and moorings.

Inverie is the main settlement on the Knoydart Peninsula, some of the amenities include a trading shop, venison larder, post office, primary school, bunkhouse, bed & breakfasts, a village hall and it hosts the most remote public house on mainland Britain. In common with the small isles, a residents permit is required to drive on the roads of Knoydart.

The nearest and largest town from Mallaig is Fort William, the main district town of Lochaber and is known as the “Outdoor Capital of the UK”. There are a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, a railway station with links to Mallaig, Glasgow, Edinburgh and an overnight sleeper to London.

DIRECTIONS: STABLE COTTAGE, KNOYDART, MALLAIG, PH41 4PL

From Fort William head North along the A82 Inverness Road until reaching Fort William’s Distillery. At the roundabout take the A830 Road to the Isles passing through Glenfinnan and Lochialort until reaching Mallaig. On reaching Mallaig you will be required to board a ferry to access the Knoydart Peninsula.

(Western Isles Cruises, Tel: 01687 462233, Email: info@westernislescruises.co.uk)

On arrival at Knoydart bear right, for approximately half a mile (south east) of the centre of Inverie village. Arrangements can be made if required for prospective buyers to be met at the Pier for transportation to the cottage. You will be required to make the return journey by foot which is likely to take approximately 15 minutes.

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