The Station House, Lochailort, Acharacle
4 bedroom Detached House for sale: The Station House, Lochailort, Acharacle
- Detached, single storey family home in good decorative order
- Lounge with beautiful Bay Window which provides hillside views
- Galley style Kitchen
- Four Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom + Shower Room with Sauna Cabin
- Off street parking and garden ground
- Area of ground ideal for glamping pod or single lodge
- A 360’ virtual tour is available on request
- EPC Rating F-24
Station House is a unique single storey cottage and was formerly the home to the Station Master located on the picturesque West Highland Railway between Glenfinnan and Mallaig.
This spacious cottage dates back to around 1910 and spans 113m sq. All flooring is back to board. Benefits include substantial living accommodation, recently redecorated internally and externally with neutral colours, early entry is available, good storage, gas heating, partial double glazing and parking for 2-3 vehicles.
The front of the property offers impressive views of An Stac in the nearby Roshven mountain range and the local Inn is within walking distance. To the west of the property is an area that with the necessary planning and permission could be developed and used for the increasingly popular glamping pods.
Entrance Porch, Inner Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen, Bathroom, Shower Room with Sauna Cabin and 4 Bedrooms.
ENTRANCE PORCH LEADS TO INNER HALLWAY:
LOUNGE: 4.59m x 3.67m (15’00” x 12’00”)
Bay window to front providing hillside views. Tiled fireplace. Recessed shelving.
KITCHEN: 3.62m x 1.70m (11’10” x 5’07”)
Galley style Kitchen with integrated oven and Gas Hob, a variety of base and drawer units and a storage area off the kitchen.
BEDROOM : 4.15m x 3.83m (13’07” x 12’06”)
Front facing with low level recessed shelving.
BEDROOM: 3.92m x 2.81m (12’10” x 9’02”) (longest x widest points)
FAMILY BATHROOM 1: 3.83m x 1.5m (12’09” x 5’00”) (longest x widest points)
Bath, redundant shower cubicle, W.C and wash hand basin. Partially tiled walls.
BEDROOM: 3.64m x 3.53m (11’11” x 11’06”) (at longest x widest points)
Front facing with built-in cupboard.
BEDROOM: 2.48m x 2.15m (8’01” x 7’00”)
SHOWER ROOM 2: 1.91m x 1.66m (6’03” x 5’05”)
shower cubicle with wet wall finish, WC, wash hand basin and Sauna Cabin requiring a heater.
There is garden ground to the front which has decorative stone chippings and sloping lawn.
To the side is off street parking for 2 vehicles, a raised area which houses the Gas Tank and a stone chipped area for storage bins. With the necessary permissions, it may be possible to develop the garden to the West, beyond the gas tank currently surrounding by mature trees. The land is ideal for a large single lodge or 2/3 glamping pods. There are mature woodland trees to the rear.
Lochailort, the heart of Bonnie Prince Charlie country is a hamlet that lies at the head of Loch Ailort, a sea loch, on the junction of the Road to the Isles (A830) between Fort William and Mallaig. It is served by Lochailort railway station on the West Highland Line, the valley echoes to the whistle of the Hogwarts Express stream train, which runs twice daily in the summer months. The area is prized for its high quality fly fishing and there are marinas and kayaking centres in nearby Arisaig and Glenuig.
Just a short drive from Lochailort are quality seafood restaurants in Glenfinnan, Arisaig and Mallaig. A community shop in Glenuig, a bakery and a well stocked shop in Arisaig. A free return bus service is provided by Highland Council to the local primary school in Arisaig, and High School in Mallaig. Free, day nursery education is provided at Arisaig, where a new nursery unit is being added to expand the current provision. There is a daily bus service linking Mallaig, Fort William and the Morven Peninsula.
The Village of Mallaig is approx. 16 miles from the property, it 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 via 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.
Fort William, is the main district town of Lochaber, also known as the “Outdoor Capital of the UK”. The town is a popular tourist destination that has a wide variety of tourist attractions and 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, cinema, tourist information centre and railway station with links to Mallaig, Inverness, Glasgow, and Edinburgh as well as the overnight sleeper to London.
DIRECTIONS: STATION HOUSE, LOCHAILORT, PH38 4LZ.
From Fort William head North, at the Ben Nevis Distillery and turn left onto the A830, The Road to the Isles for approximately 25 miles passing through Glenfinnan Village. On reaching Lochailort, Station House is located on the right hand side before the turning for the train station.
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