Unique opportunity to purchase an architect designed traditional built (both internal and external solid cavity walls) split level bungalow, in an elevated position to provide wonderful views of the surrounding countryside that is available with ‘No Chain’
Situated next door to the Princes House Hotel on the A830T road 'The Road to the Isles', reputed to be one of the most scenic routes in Scotland
Parking for four vehicles on the property, two adjacent to the roadside and another 2 at the top of the sweeping driveway next to the house where there is also a large car port
Externally the property lies within approximately 0.4 acres of well maintained garden grounds, and surrounded completely with deer fencing, including a 3 x 2.4 mtr garden shed, 4.1 x 2.8mtr log cabin, paved sitting area, and decking to the full frontage of the property
The property is split level, consisting of front entrance porch, front south facing 6 x 5 mtr lounge, secondary reception room, large utility room at rear entrance, WC room, combined boiler room and cloak room. Then on the lower level there is a 5 by 4 mtr combined kitchen and dining room. The uppermost levels to the rear of the house comprises of three large double bedrooms each with built in wardrobes and wash hand basins, a separate large family shower room, and then a fourth master bedroom with its own en-suite
The u-pvc double glazed windows and doors have been recently installed by Anglian Windows (rosewood outside and white inside). The hardwood Ve1ux windows to the rear of the house are quadruple glazed, with aluminium powder coated maintenance free exteriors
CCTV 24hr surveillance cameras with continuous recording and modem Intruder Alarm System. Fire Alarm detectors, CO2 detector and some emergency lighting installed. External low energy fluorescent security lighting is also installed and fully automated. All internal lighting is either low energy fluorescent or LED
Solar heating, immersion heater, gas central heating or multi fuel central heating all provide hot water. General heating is provided by either or both of the central heating systems
The roof has recently been re-tiled (Marley) with new guttering and down pipes, and also new u-pvc white soffits and u-pvc rosewood fascia boards
The Fishing rights, for salmon sea-trout and brown trout, are included with the sale of the property for one boat on the nearby Loch Sheil c/w and mooring facilities; To fully appreciate this property, viewing is highly recommended
Entrance Vestibule (1550 x 750 mm)
The property is entered through uPVC Entrance Door with rosewood external finish and white internal finish. (This finish is applicable to all of the uPVC windows and doors)
Reception Hall (L-shaped - 5050 x 1540 and 7615 x 965 mm corridor)
The Reception Hall is split-level and gives access to most of the rooms within the house. Leading directly off at entrance level is the Cloakroom Cupboard (1150 x 575 mm). The upper level of the L-shaped hall has an Airing Cupboard (1480 x 590 mm). This has ample slatted shelving and also houses the solar heating hot water cylinder and associated electronic controls. This system provides ample hot water when the weather is warm and sunny and also tops up the central heating hot water cylinders when surplus is produced. There is also a second dual coil hot water cylinder with additional electric immersion heater, for both the LPG gas fired central heating system and the multi-fuel central heating system. This in total provides the 4 methods of providing hot water for the property.
Lounge (5915 x 4720 mm)
The lounge is above average in size with large uPVC double glazed (toughened) windows with hardwood window cills that overlook the surrounding mountains and countryside to the South and West. The focal point to the room is the bespoke stone fireplace c/w Hunter Herald 14 Multi-fuel stove and wraparound 16Kw boiler. The primary central heating system for the property is the Multi-fuel stove and burns logs, coal, coke or peat and provides gravity fed hot water as a ‘free’ by-product when in use to heat the lounge. When the hot water is up to temperature the multi-fuel central heating system then heats the whole of the house.
Sitting Room or Study (4730 x 3510 mm)
A good sized sitting room overlooking the countryside and the valley of the River Slatach. The central feature is the Yorkminster Stone fireplace with electric fuel effect fan assisted heater.
Utility Room (3270 x 2620 mm)
The Utility Room lies off the Sitting Room and has the uPVC double glazed main back door leading from it into the rear garden. There are beech wood finish units with blue marble effect work top. An ironing board is incorporated within one of the units, washing machine space, and white enamel ‘Belfast’ sink unit with tiled splash back.
Boiler Room (675 x 1370 mm)
This room off the Utility Room houses the secondary LPG Gas Central heating boiler, with associated controls and also has coat rack and shoe storage.
WC (number 3) (1415 x 1370 mm)
Lying off the Utility room adjacent to the back door comprising of close mounted, soft close, white WC unit and vanity unit cupboard and white wash hand basin. The walls are fully tiled in ceramic white and the whole floor area has mosaic blue/green tinged glass tiles.
Family Shower Room (2320 x 1515 mm) (combed)
The Family Shower Room has a frosted quadruple glazed ceiling mounted hardwood finished velux window facing the rear of the house that has an aluminium powder coated maintenance free exterior. The fully tiled floor has under tile electric heating with electronic digital controller. There is a three piece suite comprising close mounted, soft close, white WC unit, 1200 x 800 mm shower cubicle c/w curved sliding door, white vanity unit, drawers, and oval sink unit with large over sink mirror. Ventilation is automatic via built-in humidity control ducted to roof tile.
Kitchen / Dining (4795 x 3340 mm)
This room is on the lower level accessed via steps from the Utility Room and has a fully tiled floor with under tile electric heating. The front elevation has ‘French style’ doors leading onto the decking veranda. The north and west walls have beech wood finish kitchen units with blue marble effect worktops. All appliances are included within the sale i.e. built-in Dish washer, built-in 4 ring LPG gas hob with electric ignition, built-in electric oven and grill, built-in satin chrome ‘Stoves’ cooker hood and built-in combined fridge freezer. Ventilation is provided by a Vent-Axia 9 inch roof fan.
Master Bedroom 1 (3970 x 3500 mm)
The Master Bedroom has a large south facing window with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. The room is of ample size to accommodate King size bed and bedroom furniture.
En-suite Bathroom (3670 x 1825 mm) (combed)
The En-suite Bathroom leads directly off the main bedroom, and all walls are fully tiled. Although the ceiling is slightly combed this does not intrude in the natural living space of the room. This is the same also for all other combed rooms. The fully tiled floor has under tile electric heating. There is a four piece suite comprising close mounted, soft close, white WC unit, Bidet, fully insulated white steel bath c/w overhead shower and 4-way folding glass screen, and white vanity unit, drawers, and oval sink unit with large over sink mirror. Ventilation is automatic via built-in humidity control and ducted to roof tile.
Bedroom 2 (2960 x 3870 mm) (combed)
Bedroom 2 has a range of built-in wardrobes providing shelved, hanging and storage and locker accommodation. There is a wash hand basin with tiled splash back set within the vanity unit c/w with mirror and low energy fluorescent combined shaver light.
Bedroom 3 (2960 x 3870 mm) (combed)
A very similar room to Bedroom 2 and again with a range of built-in wardrobes providing shelved hanging and storage and locker accommodation. There is a wash hand basin with tiled splash back set within the vanity unit c/w with mirror and low energy fluorescent combined shaver light.
Bedroom 4 (3185 x 3530 mm)
Again this is a good sized double room with a range of built-in wardrobes providing shelved hanging and storage and locker accommodation. There is a wash hand basin set within the vanity unit c/w with mirror and low energy fluorescent combined shaver light.
Externally the property is set within approximately 0.4 acres of lush grounds which surround it. There is a veranda type decking to the front elevation including decking steps to the front entrance and to the west, large decking patio area adjacent to the artificial grassed lawn and summerhouse cabin and then another lower paved patio area to the south from the lawn. The garden has been and continues to be landscaped to high standards, on all sides of the property and with many named rhododendrons, named shrubs, perennials and ornamental bamboos. At the site entrance adjacent to the A830 trunk road there is a gravelled parking area for two vehicles. The tar macadam drive then passes through a farm style wooden gate and sweeps steeply up and around to the upper level where the property is built on solid rock foundations to provide wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. At this level there is a further gravelled area for two or three cars to park, a large car port measuring 5280 x 3684 mm and a garden shed measuring 3050 x 2500 mm. The gardens are surrounded by approx 1800mm high deer fence around the whole perimeter. External low energy CF floodlighting is installed to the whole of the site and is fully automatic. There is also an Intruder Alarm System and 24hr CCTV monitoring and recording. A full description is not provided for obvious reasons; suffice to say that full documentation and descriptions will be provided on sale.
Salmon Fishing Rights included with the Sale of the Property
Fishing rights (in perpetuity) for all types of fish including salmon, sea trout and brown trout, for one boat with two rods on nearby Loch Shiel are also included. Loch Shiel is a good Fishing Loch which proves to be very popular with local and holiday anglers and the fishing seems set to improve in future years due to new management schemes and re-stocking programs. Boat mooring on Loch Shiel is also included comprising of mooring buoy, mooring weight c/w stainless steel attachment, mooring stainless steel chain, two 50 mtr lengths of mooring rope, and also an alternative mooring place on the river Callop. Fishing right boat number is AB60.
Electricity and Water connected to the public mains.
Drainage is to the public mains sewage system.
Satellite Dish with quad LNB for both Freesat and Sky and wired to three rooms
Broadband via 3-mobile dongle at 1.2 Mbit speed (as checked on BBCi Player)
Entry by arrangement. The owner can vacate the property at any suitable arranged time and is not dependent on the purchase of another property (i.e. end of chain).
Arrangements to view are strictly by appointment only due to the high security features of this property and should be made by contacting the selling agent – eMoov and ringing their number 0845 260 4950. The owners or family members will accompany anyone wishing to view.
Mullach Ruadh and Fishing Rights - in the region of £285,000.00
Offers should be made with eMoov.