An exceptional residential and lifestyle opportunity on the Ardnamurachan peninsula with a spectacular coastal setting overlooking Loch Sunart.
Boasting a number of quality features;
• Uninterrupted coastal views with access to the foreshore.
• Rural setting
• Easily-accessed and well sized gardens
• Holiday business opportunity
• Ideal base for sailing activities
• 2 moorings available
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Greenwood and Lochside Follies are located on the Ardnamurachan Peninsula overlooking Loch Sunart, enjoying views out to the Isle of Oronsay and Isle of Carna and the Morven Peninsula. Set at the base of Beinn Bhuidhe. Ideally situated for exploring the Ardnamurchan Peninsula which stretches out to become the most westerly point on the British mainland. Access to the property is via the B8007 public road 10 miles west of Salen leading onto Kilchoan.
The village of Salen has a village shop providing grocer, café and Deli. A Post office is located in Kilchoan and Acharacle, and further pub/restaurants are within 15-minute drive. A wider range of services is provided in Strontian along with Ardnamurchan High School and the principal town of Fort William provides for a good selection of shops, professional services, a hospital with A&E, with sports and community leisure facilities.
From Kilchoan there is a ferry link across to Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. The journey time by ferry is circa 35 minutes. To the mainland the quickest route is east of Salen on the A861 via the Corran Narrows at Ardgour with journey time by ferry is circa 10 minutes.
In Fort William connections can be made by bus and rail to all mainland destinations. The closest airports with scheduled domestic and international flights is Inverness Airport (128 miles) and Glasgow International Airport (124 miles) which can ordinarily be reached in around 3 hours 20 minutes to Inverness and 4 hours to Glasgow.
By sea the quality of sailing along the coastline of the West of Scotland is world renowned, to the south is the Argyll coastline, and north and west out to the Inner and Outer Hebrides. The waters of Loch Sunart now form part of a Marine Protected Area to protect the loch and promote sustainable use of the waters. Private boat charters are available from Mallaig and Laga Bay, Acharacle.
As a popular tourist destination, the Ardnamurachan Peninsula is well-known for its folk music scene and the abundance of flora and fauna, on land and sea. For those looking for the rural setting, the area offers a wonderful quality of life all set within stunning scenery.
From the Property by a short car journey are the fascinating beaches at Sanna, Portuairk and Ardtoe. The ruined Castle Tioram and restored Mingary Castle, viewed from a distance offer a glimpse of the turbulent history of the area.
The current owner purchased Greenwood in the early 1990’s and during the past 28 years has renovated the main house, fully restored the Ruin and Byre and erected The Folly, The Loft and The Tower that adjoins Greenwood. In order to provide a mixture of high-quality accommodation, Greenwood has been extensively refurbished and modernised.
A bespoke building designed and constructed by the current owner: The Folly sits perfectly within its setting as a timber lined construction under a pitched slate roof, in all totalling 71.03m2 (233.03ft2). Appearing to seemingly blend with the exposed rock that wraps around the side and rear of the building, the property is split across three floors with the main access taken under a car port leading to the kitchen with utility room, and on towards the dining area, a bathroom with shower over bath with wc and vanity whb. From the dining area there is a split in the floor with stairs leading down into the circular sitting room at the ground
floor of the tower, which benefits from a wood burning stove, external access to the rear and front of the property. The stairs leading to the first floor where there is a half landing with toilet containing wc and whb at the first floor there is a spacious double bedroom with full height coombed ceiling with access to balcony and views of Loch Sunart.
The property is served by mains electricity and private water supply with private septic tanks.
The Folly Home Report Value £225,000 (January 2019).
Home Report is available on request.
Date of entry
To be by mutual agreement in writing.
Formal Offers in acceptable Scottish Legal form, should be submitted in writing to the Selling Agents at their Fort William office. Parties are asked to satisfy themselves that they fully understand the implications of offering under Scottish Law. The Sellers reserve the right not to accept the highest or any offer.
A closing date may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents. Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is registered, no guarantee can be given that notice of closing date will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.
A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will become payable to the Seller within 14 days after conclusion of missives.
Highland Council. Glenurquhart, Road, Inverness.
Strictly by prior arrangement.
The Title Deeds are available for inspection by a prospective purchaser or his agent at the offices of the Sellers’ Solicitors. Should there be any discrepancy between these, stipulations, special conditions of sale and missives of sale the last shall prevail.
Financial guarantee/anti money laundering
All offers (regardless of whether the offer is on a cash or subject to loan finance basis) must be accompanied by a financial reference from a bank/ funding source that is acceptable to the Sellers. Prospective purchasers may be asked to produce identification sufficient to satisfy anti-money laundering regulations and checks against the intended Purchaser or nominee together with other documentation in order to support any conditional offers submitted to the Seller.
Rights of access
The sale is subject to all rights of support, public and private rights of way, water, light, drainage and wayleaves, all or any other like rights, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. The purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others. In the event of a lotted sale the purchaser of each lot will be granted appropriate servitude and vehicular access rights.
South Forrest Solicitors
8 Ardross Terrace, Inverness, IV3 5NW
The Selling Agents have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed measured survey, nor tested the services. If communications, condition of the property, situation or other such factors are of particular importance to you, please discuss these priorities with us before arranging an appointment to view. This should avoid a wasted journey. Any photographs displayed in these particulars depict only part of the property and it should not be assumed that any items seen therein are included in the sale, or that the property remains as displayed in the photographs. No assumptions should be made regarding other parts of the property that have not been photographed. These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract or part thereof. Bidwells llp is not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property, nor do we make or give either in these particulars or during negotiation or otherwise. These particulars and plans are believed to be correct but are in no way guaranteed. All areas and measurements quoted are given as a guide only and no liability can be accepted for any errors arising therefrom. Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars and the Missives of Sale, the latter shall prevail. Bidwells llp is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (registered number OC344553). Registered head office is Bidwell House, Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD, where a list of members is available for inspection. Sales Particulars prepared April 2019. Photographs taken in 2018 and 2019.