Montana is a substantial, tastefully modernised and extended 4 bedroom former croft house with a stone outbuilding set in mature landscaped gardens with outstanding loch and mountain views.
Montana is a substantial, tastefully modernised and extended 4 bedroom former croft house set in mature landscaped gardens with outstanding loch and mountain views. It comes complete with around 10 acres of owner occupied croft land which formerly had planning permission for two houses and also has three stone outbuildings (one outbuilding has been restored and was used as a studio and the others are used as byres). Currently run as a holiday let, the property offers a variety of opportunities as a family home and/or business opportunity. Two of the four bedrooms (1 en-suite) are on the ground floor which also has comfortable lounge, spacious central dining room and kitchen/diner as well as a porch. Upstairs there are two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Montana sits in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland. It overlooks Little Loch Broom, the Scoraig Peninsula, Beinn Ghobhlach and The Summer Isles. The property is close to the North Coast 500 route and is in the heart of a popular area for outdoor activities which has an abundance of wildlife. Badcaul Primary School and Health Centre are close by and transport is provided to secondary schools in Gairloch (26 miles) or in Ullapool (29 miles). Laide (10 miles) has a range of shops, a garage and a Post Office. Ullapool and Gairloch offer an additional range of services including a supermarket, leisure centres, restaurants and cafés.
From Inverness take the A9 road to Tore roundabout and the A835 to Braemore Junction. Turn left on to the A832 signposted Dundonnell. A few miles after the Dundonnell Hotel turn right at the sign for Badcaul. Pass Badcaul Primary School and continue to a road with a yellow grit bin at the top which leads down to the shore. Montana is the first house on the right. Go through the ornamental wooden gates and park in the gravelled drive which has ample parking space.
Entrance Vestibule (2.00m x 1.80m (6'7" x 5'11"))
The front door opens to the entrance vestibule which has ample space for hanging and storing outdoor wear. There is a window to the side and a hatch to the roof space.
Hall (2.20m x 1.30m - 0.70m x 4.12m (including stairs) (7'3" x 4'3" -2'4" x 13'6" ( including stairs)))
Two small steps lead from the entrance vestibule to the L- shaped front hall.
Dining Room (4.72m x 3.30m (widest) (15'6" x 10'10" ( widest)))
The spacious dining room has a recessed window overlooking to the front garden and the spectacular views beyond. The room sits in the heart of the house and has an electric fire.
Lounge (4.77m x 3.44m (15'8" x 11'3"))
A glazed door opens to the bright and comfortable lounge which has three windows on two sides to make the most of the outstanding views of the garden, the sea and hills beyond. There is an electric stove for winter cosiness.
Kitchen (6.12m x 2.39m (20'1" x 7'10"))
The bright kitchen room has triple windows over looking the wooded area to the back of the property and a recently fitted kitchen with stylish wall and floor units, a larder cupboard, integrated dish washer and fridge freezer, tiled splash-backs and a tiled floor. There is a breakfast bar along one wall. There is also a washing machine, tumble dryer, electric hob and oven, extractor hood and 1½ stainless steel sink.
Rear Vestibule (1.07m x 1.60m (3'6" x 5'3"))
The vestibule from the kitchen to the glass panelled back door has a drying cupboard (housing the hot water tank) and shelves There is ample room for hanging coats and outdoor wear and a hatch to the roof space.
Bedroom 1 (4.05m x 3.22m (13'3" x 10'7"))
This spacious comfortable bedroom has a window recessed into the stone wall with views over the garden, sea and hills beyond.
En-Suite Shower Room (1.73m x 1.36m - 4.30m x 1.36m including shower (5'8" x 4'6" -14'1" x 4'6" including shower))
A large shower cubicle has a mains water pressure shower. There is a white wash hand basin & wc and a heated towel rail. The room is fully tiled.
Rear Hall (2.76m x 0.89m (9'1" x 2'11"))
Giving access from kitchen to bedroom 2 and the wet room, the hall has a hatch to the roof space.
Bedroom 2 (3.46m x 2.57m (11'4" x 8'5"))
This double room has triple windows looking to the woodland to the back of the property.
Wet Room (2.75m x 1.34m (9'0" x 4'5"))
With a fully tiled walk in mains pressure shower, there is a white wash hand basin and wc. The room is tiled to half height and shower area to full height and there is an opaque window.
Landing (2.55m x 0.84m (8'4" x 2'9"))
Stairs lead from the front hall to the landing.
Bedroom 3 (4.08m x 2.93m (13'5" x 9'7"))
This spacious double bedroom has a built in wardrobe and a window over looking the front garden to the views beyond.
Bedroom 4 (4.08m x 3.33m (13'5" x 10'11"))
Currently a twin room, this large bedroom also has a window to the front of the property.
Bathroom (2.52m x 1.52m (8'3" x 5'0"))
The roll-top bath sits beside a clear window to the views beyond. There is a white wash hand basin & wc and a heated towel rail
The high wooden gates open to the gravelled driveway to the house which is surrounded by garden which has been landscaped with areas laid to grass and established trees and shrubs form which to enjoy the views at different times of the day. A grass path leads down to a gate and the stone outbuildings on the croft. There is also a wooden garden shed. There is a wooded area to the back of the property with a path though it to the croft land beyond.
Owner Occupied Croft Land
Included in the sale is the adjacent owner occupied croft land extending to around 10 acres. Planning permission was previously granted for two dwelling houses to be built on the land, however this has now lapsed. The main stone outbuilding was restored and used by a previous owner as studio and summer room and has an open fire. There are two further stone outbuildings which are currently used as byres and have outstanding views of the area. Plans are available.
The property benefits from oil central heating which is supplemented by electric radiators in the dining room and the lounge.
The subjects are fully double glazed.
All fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds, and integrated white goods are included in the sale.
Council Tax/Rateable Value
The current rateable value is £1950. Please be aware that this may be subject to change upon sale.
The property benefits from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a septic tank.
By mutual agreement.
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The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have not tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. Oven, central heating system, etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are not therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what it included in the sale.
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