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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

An Taigh Soluis, 121, Polglass, Achiltibuie

Sold STC £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Detached Bungalow
  • Superb Sea, island & mountain views
  • Comfortable Family Home
  • Excellent Holiday letting Potential
  • EPC Band - F

Full description


Appreciates an elevated position with outstanding sea, island and mountain views.

Description - An Taigh Soluis (The Lighthouse) is an attractive, bright, family home in a desirable position in Achiltibuie. As its name suggests, the house sits above Polglass and has outstanding views across to the Summer Isles and the Outer Hebrides, to Badentarbat Bay on one side and to Coigach on the other. The spacious living room has a lounge area with an open fire and separate dining or study area. Windows on three sides look to the panoramic views beyond. The four bedrooms, are all double sized. The kitchen has a back door opening to an outdoor patio area and the large easily maintained garden. The garage has been converted into a workshop and store with french doors. It offers potential for conversion to an additional room in the main house (subject to the correct planning consents being obtained). This comfortable family home would also be ideal as a second home and has excellent holiday letting potential.

Location - The road to Achiltibuie is one of the most scenic drives on Scotland's West Coast with fabulous views of mountains and sea. While in a peaceful rural location, the house is close to the local primary school, the Piping School Cafe and Coigach Community Hall. Achiltibuie is a vibrant community and local amenities also include a local shop and petrol station, post office, hotel, and a regular doctor's surgery. Ullapool, 26 miles away, has a secondary school, shops, a supermarket, a leisure centre with a swimming pool, a health centre, arts centre and cafes and restaurants.

Directions - From Inverness take the A9 north to Ullapool. From there follow the road round to the right after the petrol station and continue north for around 10 miles before turning left at the signpost for Achiltibuie. Follow the single track road for around 11 miles before turning left at the T-junction (signposted for Achiltibuie). Continue through Achiltibuie. Pass the Summer Isles Hotel. An Taigh Soluis is the first house on the left after the sign for Polglass.

Entrance Hall - 3.15m x 1.6m (10'4" x 5'3") -

And L-Shaped Hall - 5.4m x 1.2m and 4.9m x 0.9m (17'9" x 3'11" and 16' - The glass front door opens onto a bright entrance hall which continues to a large L-shaped hall giving access to all rooms,
bathroom, shower room, hall cupboard and loft.

Living Room - The large, bright, living room is divided into two areas:

Dining Room/ Study - 3.8 m x 3.2m at widest (12'6" mx 10'6" at widest) - Currently used as a study and music room, this pleasant space has a large window looking across to Coigach. It has two large storage cupboards, (one housing the hot water tank) and leads to the lounge area.

Lounge - 5.4m x 4.7m (at widest) (17'9" x 15'5" ( at widest - This attractive space has an open fire with a stone surround and slate hearth and wood panelled chimney breast which
separates the space from the dining area. Two large picture windows on two sides look out to breathtaking views across the Summer Isles to the Outer Hebrides and over to Badentarbat Bay.

Kitchen/ Breakfasting Room - 3.93m x 3.8m (12'11" x 12'6") - The family kitchen is fitted with wooden base and wall units and offers ample room for table and chairs. It has a large south-facing window with beautiful mountain views. A wooden back door with a glazed panel leads to the patio and garden.

Bedroom 1 - 3.9m x 3.1m (12'10" x 10'2") - The main bedroom is spacious and has a large picture window with sea views.

Bedroom 2 - 3.4m x 3.2m (11'2" x 10'6") - This is a well proportioned double room with window looking over the back garden.

Bedroom 3 - 3.4m x 3.2m (11'2" x 10'6") - Currently used as a childrens twin bedroom, this room looks over the back garden and has ample storage space in a large built-in wooden cupboard and wardrobe.

Bedroom 4 - 2.9m x 2.9m (9'6" x 9'6") - Set to the front of the property, this room is currently used as a spare room and sewing room and appreciates the lovely sea view. Two recessed storage areas.

Bathroom - 3.2m x2.3m (10'6" x 7'7") - The modern family bathroom is attractively decorated and tiled in stone and sand shades. The large bath has central taps. There is painted wood panelling and an opaque glazed window.

Shower Room - 2.1m x1.95m (6'11" x 6'5") - This bright room has a corner shower, partially tiled walls and an opaque glazed window.

Loft - There is an insulated loft space with ample storage room with access from the hall.

Workshop/ Store - 7.3m x 2.74m (23'11" x 9'0") - The current owners changed the up and over door to french doors to convert it into a workshop, laundry and store room. It has a long window down one side making it a bright workshop and also has potential for conversion for an additional internal room in the house or back to a garage. (subject to the usual planning consents).

Garden - The large garden has established trees and shrubs, a south-facing patio area with a green house and vegetable patch, a wooded area in the back garden, a small fenced area (which would work well as a plant nursery) and a metal garden shed.

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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