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Merchiston, Badabrie, Banavie, Fort William

£440,000 Guide Price

16 February 2024
Property Introduction

McIntyre & Company are delighted to bring the property “Merchiston” to the market. This highly impressive, bespoke designed, detached 8 bedroom property enjoys an elevated position that provides fabulous views of Ben Nevis, Fort William Town and Loch Linnhe. Located in the much sought after area of Badabrie, near Corpach on the outskirts of Fort William. With a sizeable yet low maintenance garden, large double garage and huge basement that provides lift access into the hallway, the property forms a fabulous family home that also lends itself to Bed & Breakfast opportunities. This impressive family home has been built with thoughtful design and layout to take full advantage of the views. Merchiston was built around 1989 and spans approximately 252 sq m. A spacious lounge with feature fireplace, there is no doubt that the views of Ben Nevis and the Nevis range of mountains with further views towards Loch Linnhe and the town of Fort William are the main feature of this lovely room. There is a separate dining room that is adjacent to a fitted kitchen and utility room. The fitted kitchen benefits from a wealth of fitted units that incorporates two integrated ovens, a hob and extractor chimney. The dining room and kitchen have patio doors that lead into the garden and patio seating areas.  A good size utility room houses the white goods and provides access into the rear garden. Seven of the bedrooms have full height, double or triple built in wardrobes and most have  mirror fronted sliding doors. Bedroom Seven, the smaller of the rooms will accommodate twin beds but also lends itself to a spacious study. This extensive property boasts a peaceful and tranquil spot that is surrounded by fabulous mountain, hillside and loch views. Council Tax Band is G Tenure is Freehold Energy Performance Rating D-58      

Property Details

Accommodation Comprises: 
Ground Floor:  Entrance Porch, Inner Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility, Shower Room and Four Bedrooms (one en-suite).  Lift and access door to basement.
First Floor: Shower Room and Four Bedrooms (one en-suite).
Basement: Double Garage, Games Room, Workshop, Storage Room and Boiler Room.

PORCH 1.52m x 1.20m
Door with glass side panels, laminate flooring and further lockable door that leads into the hallway.
Spacious hallway with steps leading up to the living accommodation and an access door leading down to the basement. There is good storage with sliding doors. A section of the hallway is designated to the lift that rises from the basement, there is no visual evidence of the lift in the hallway. Carpet flooring and radiator.
DINING ROOM 5.75m x 2.65m
Sliding doors lead to the garden. Part carpet and part parquet style flooring. Access to lounge and kitchen. Radiator.
LOUNGE 5.76m x 5.11m
Picture window to the front elevation taking full advantage of the stunning views of Ben Nevis, Loch Linnhe and Fort William Town. Traditional open fire with attractive stone surround. Radiator and carpet flooring.
Spacious fitted kitchen with a variety of wall, drawer and base units, two integrated ovens, a hob and extractor. Sliding doors lead to the garden and summer house. Radiator and Vinyl flooring.
UTILITY 3.06m x 1.76m
Houses the white goods and a variety of wall, drawer and base units, sink and drainer. Vinyl flooring and access to the garden.
Comprises, walk in shower enclosure, W.C, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan, shaver socket, partially tiled walls and partially wet wall finish.
BEDROOM 1 3.70m x 2.93m / BEDROOM 2 3.96m x 2.29m
Both rooms has fabulous loch and mountain views, full height and width wall of triple sliding, mirror fronted wardrobes. Carpet flooring and radiator.
EN-SUITE 1.87m x 1.55m
Shower cubicle, W.C, wash hand basin, fitted shaver socket, extractor and vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM 3 3.39m x 3.04m / BEDROOM 4 3.40m x 2.96m
Rear facing rooms, full height and width wall of triple sliding, mirror fronted wardrobes. Carpet flooring and radiator.
Carpet stairs with newel and post hand rail. Low level storage cupboards with louver doors. Three storage cupboards and a drying room.
BEDROOM 5 4.22m x 3.22m
Front facing with superb loch and mountain views. Built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Carpet flooring and radiator.
En-SUITE 2.65m x 1.52.m
Shower cubicle, w.c, wash hand basin, shaver socket, extractor, radiator and vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM 6 3.67m x 3.17m
Rear facing, full height and width wall of triple sliding, mirror fronted wardrobes. Carpet flooring and radiator.
SHOWER ROOM 2.87m x 1.71m
Shower cubicle, w.c, wash hand basin, shaver socket, extractor, radiator, fully tiled walls and vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM 7 or STUDY 3.45m x 2.84m
With Velux style window, carpet flooring and radiator. Previously set up with twin beds this room also lends itself well to an office space or nursery.
BEDROOM 8 3.97m x 2.89m
Spacious room with built in double wardrobes, carpet flooring and radiator.

DIRECTIONS:  Merchiston, Badabrie, Banavie, Fort William, PH33 7LX
From Fort William take the A82 North until reaching the mini-roundabout at the Shell  Petrol Station. Turn left turn onto the A830 Mallaig Road until reaching signs for Badabrie (on your right) turn into Badabrie and take the 1st right, Merchiston is the 2nd property on the left.

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 locks at Corpach Basin on the Caledonian Canal which make ideal walking opportunities on the Great Glen Way and there is easy access to the West Highland Way, Ben Nevis and Glen Nevis. Other outdoor pursuits include climbing, sailing, skiing and mountain biking to name but a few.
There are a variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, a bus station and railway station with links to Mallaig, Glasgow, Inverness, Oban, Skye and Edinburgh. The Caledonian overnight sleeper train service to London also operates from Fort William on a daily basis.
The property is a short walk to the High School & Medical Centre.

Key Features
  • Ref: 90
  • Type: Detached House, Villa
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Double Garage, Driveway, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Garden, Patio
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
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