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4 bedroom Detached House for sale: Arkaig Cottage, Achintore Road, Fort William

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

Key Features

  • Detached 4 bedroom house situated in an elevated position in 3/4 acre of ground
  • Detached Chalet with letting potential
  • Enjoys stunning views towards Loch Linnhe, Conaglen and the surrounding hillsides
  • Lovely, fitted kitchen with granite worktops and electric Aga
  • Lounge with feature fireplace and solid fuel stove
  • Detached garage, off street parking with dual access and exit / Pretty gardens grounds
  • Expired planning permission for dwelling within grounds
  • Double Glazing / EPR F


Arkaig Cottage was built in 1894 by James Cameron, a local mason, in the style of the best croft houses of the time.
The cottage enjoys stunning views over Loch Linnhe and the surrounding hills, and sits in a prominent, elevated location set amongst approximately ¾ acre of land. The property offers spacious accommodation, good storage through-out and previously had planning permission for a detached dwelling within the grounds.

ENTRANCE PORCH 1.46m x .90m (4’9” x 2’11”)
Tiled flooring
INNER HALLWAY: 2.94m x 2.02m (9’8” x 6’8”) at longest and widest points
Storage cupboard. Flooring is partially carpeted and partially parquet flooring.
LOUNGE: 4.69m x 3.63m (15’5” x 11’11”)
Sash sliding windows provide stunning views over Loch Linnhe to Stronchreggan Glen beyond. A lovely feature of the lounge is the exposed stone chimney breast with slate hearth and solid fuel stove. Large French style doors provide access to the dining room with a further door leading into the office. Carpet Flooring.

DINING ROOM: 5.34m x 2.84m (17’6” x 9’4”)
Spacious room with carpet flooring and large under stair storage cupboard.
KITCHEN/DINER: 4.65m x 3.66m (15’3” x 12’0”)
A modern and spacious fitted kitchen-diner with Granite worktops, a Belfast sink and electric Aga (included in the sale price). There is a variety of wall, drawer and base units to include a larder style cupboard. Integrated appliances include a slim-line dishwasher and full height fridge. Karndean flooring and a stable door leading into the rear lobby/W.C.
OFFICE: 3.96m x 2.89m (13’0” x 9’6”)
With partially exposed stone walls and carpet flooring.
REAR LOBBY: 1.74m x 1.55m (5’9” x 5’.1”)
Large store cupboard with shelving, “Karndean” flooring and access to veranda and rear garden.
W.C. with utility facilities 2.70m x .98m (8’10” x 3’3”)
W.C, W.H.B and plumbing for a washing machine. Large slate effect tiled flooring.
Carpeted staircase and spacious landing providing access to a fully insulated and floored loft.
BEDROOM 1: 3.14m x 2.42m (10’4” x 7’11”) (at longest and widest points)
Built in wardrobe and Laminate flooring.
BEDROOM 2: 3.04m x 2.68m (10’0” x 8’9”)
Large built-in wardrobes, cupboards and recessed shelving. Carpet flooring.
BEDROOM 3: 3.24m x 2.90m (10’8” x 9’6”) (at longest and widest points)
Rear facing, with a wash hand basin, large built in storage cupboards and laminate flooring.
BEDROOM 4: 2.65m x 2.03m (8’8” x 6’8”)
Built in wardrobe and laminate flooring.
BATHROOM 6m x 1.83m (10’10” x 3’3”)
Comprises: Bath with shower and side screen, W.C, Wash Hand Basin with vanity cupboard under, extractor fan and slate tiled flooring.

Detached from the main house and in need of upgrading the unit has previously been used as a letting Chalet (there are no accounts available). There is an open plan living, kitchen and sleeping area with separate shower with W.C & W.H.B There is plumbing, electric heating and predominantly carpet flooring.
Living, Kitchen & Sleeping area: 5.01m x 3.41m (16’5” x 11’2”) (at widest x longest points)
Shower Room & W.C: 2.57m x 1.45m (8’5” x 4’9”)
Large, fully tiled shower, W.C, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

There is dual, vehicular access from the A82 North and South, as well as a stepped footpath from the pavement leading to the house entrance. The front garden is split level and has a partially wall and beech hedge boundary with a focal point archway. There are two defined areas ideal for sitting out and enjoying the summer evenings both areas are predominantly laid to with lawn with a variety of small plants, trees and flowers.
The rear garden is predominantly sloping woodland, there is an outside tap and a veranda style lean too. An abundance of wildlife can be seen at Arkaig Cottage to include Roe Deer and Red Squirrel. There are bird nesting boxes to be found in the mixed woodland which rise to just short of 1000 feet at the back of the house.
Large detached garage with up and over door. The garage benefits from a personal entry door as well as a pulley structure to enable raised storage.

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Reference: 37082_TKArkgaig

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