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4 bedroom Cottage for sale: Glenhurich Cottage, Polloch, Strontian

  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 4
  • bathrooms 1
Reference: 37082_GLENHURICH

Key Features

  • Detached, character filled cottage enjoying an open aspect with stunning views
  • Excellent renovation opportunity
  • Set in a tranquil and rural location yet a short drive to all amenities
  • Kitchen—Diner/Lounge with solid fuel stove/Bathroom/Four Bedrooms (two on ground floor)
  • Partial double glazing / Partial heating system / Detached Wooden Garage
  • EPR F-28


Fantastic Renovation Project.


This delightful, detached cottage was originally built around 1890 and whilst it was partially restored some 18 years ago the cottage requires further renovations to provide for an excellent family or holiday home.
External walls are of solid stone construction and internally the cottage retains some of its original features. Internal doors have been replaced in keeping with the character of the cottage and some of the internal walls have wood clad panelling.
The cottage is set in a beautiful location on the West Coast of Scotland at Polloch, just five miles from its closest village of Strontian. Glenhurich is one of just a few properties within the hamlet of Polloch a tranquil, woodland setting with beautiful heather-clad hills.
There is currently no mains electric, a private electrical supply was previously provided by an LPG/Calor Gas Pramac generator with an inverter and battery backup supply. There is a private water supply and a partial central heating system via a solid fuel Rayburn to the kitchen. The Rayburn also heats the radiators on the ground floor and heats hot water which is stored in a combination cylinder.
It should be noted that the valuation placed on the cottage reflects the fact that repairs, upgrading and modernisation of the property is required.
Wood lined walls and ceiling. Wooden flooring. Access to lounge, bathroom and kitchen-diner.
KITCHEN-DINER 6.61m x 4.69m(21’08 x 15’04) (longest x widest)
Spacious dual aspect room enjoying fabulous views. There is a stone pillar breakfast bar with wooden counter top, a Rayburn, stove, part wood and part tiled flooring.
Discreet, built-in storage behind wood panel wall and under stairs store cupboard. Access to upper level and ground floor bedroom/Study.
BEDROOM/STUDY: 2.86m x 2.50m (9’04 8’02) (longest x widest)
Rear facing with carpet flooring.
LOUNGE 4.06m x 3.2m (13’03 x 10’09) (longest x widest)
Lovely views to the front. Solid fuel stove. Part panel walls with recessed shelving and wooden flooring.
BEDROOM: 3.49m x 2.87m (11’05 x 9’04) (longest x widest)
Views to the rear. Partial wood clad walls, wooden flooring and feature fireplace.
BATHROOM 2.86 x 1.76m (9’04 x 5’09)
Bath, WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit below. Tiling around bath and sink and tiled flooring.
Both bedrooms are dual aspect and enjoy stunning views. They have sloping ceilings and carpet flooring.
LANDING: 2.37m x 1.95m (7’09 x 6’04) (longest x widest)
Good useable space, a window to the rear provides lovely views.
MASTER BEDROOM 5.57m x 3.98m (18’03 x 12’10) (longest x widest)
Spacious room with storage into the eaves.
BEDROOM 3.93m x 3.77m (12’10 x 12’04) (longest x widest)
Built-in cupboard housing hot water tank. Carpet flooring.
The entire grounds are surrounded by beautiful woodland and mountain scenery. The property has a rear garden, a small external outbuilding and a detached wooden garage.
Polloch is a remote hamlet, located at the north shore of the River Polloch, an inlet that flows into Loch Shiel. The cottage is tucked away in the secluded and tranquil hamlet of Glenhurich, Polloch. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and an abundance of wildlife with pine marten, the majestic red deer, golden and white-tailed sea eagles all in the vicinity.
Although Polloch is a remote setting, the well equipped village of Strontian is just five miles away. The village benefits from a well stocked shop, a couple of Hotels one being 4 star with restaurant which is open to the public, Post Office, Primary school, a High School which has a public library inside and Petrol Station with another well stocked shop inside. Strontian is 24 miles from Fort William via the Corran Ferry.
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 lochs at Corpach Basin on the Caledonian Canal which make ideal walking opportunities on the West Highland Way, the Great Glen Way, Ben Nevis and Glen Nevis. There are a variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, a bus station and railway station with links to Mallaig, Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as an overnight sleeper to London.
DIRECTIONS:  Glenhurich Cottage, Polloch, Nr Strontian, PH37 4LX
Via the Corran Ferry: On leaving Fort William take the A82 southbound, crossing on the Corran Ferry to Ardgour and turn left onto the A861, continue for approximately 14 miles until reaching Strontian. Continue until reaching signs for Polloch, which is immediately over the Strontian River Bridge. Turn right following signs for Polloch. Pass Upper Scotstown and continue up and over the hill until reaching Glen-Hurich. Take the 1st track road on your right (look for the storage bins) continue along the track road for 1 mile (where the track forks just continue straight on) until reaching the cottage on your left.

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Reference: 37082_GLENHURICH

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