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4 bedroom detached villa for sale

Argyll House, Hillside Estate, Fort William

Sold STCM £265,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented with quality fixtures and fittings
  • Spacious lounge with stunning views
  • Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Utility / Ground floor W.C
  • Four spacious bedrooms (3 en-suite)
  • Walk in wardrobe or office
  • Loft with development potential
  • Integral Garage and parking for approx. 6 vehicles
  • Oil fired heating / Double Glazing

Full description

Built around 2002 Argyll House forms a substantial detached villa, quietly situated on an elevated position enjoying stunning views to Loch Linnhe and the surrounding hillside. This is a well maintained and well presented property with a unique design, the layout has been thoughtfully considered to take full advantage of light and views and with a prominent use of wood through-out creates a clean and contemporary environment. This lovely family home benefits from substantial living accommodation, oil fired heating, double glazing, neutral décor, large garage, walk in loft with potential to develop with relevant planning permissions and stunning loch views.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: Entrance Vestibule, Inner Hallway, Lounge, Fitted Kitchen, Utility, Ground floor W.C, Dining Room/4th bedroom, three double en-suite Bedrooms (one on ground floor) and walk in wardrobe/office.

Fort William is the main district town of Lochaber and is 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 Caledonian Canal, Ben Nevis, Glen Nevis and the Great Glen and has developed an enviable reputation for providing all manner of outdoor pursuits including skiing, hill walking, mountain biking and sailing to name but a few. With that reputation, there is an increasing demand for holiday accommodation and this demand could be met by Argyll House offering bed and breakfast. The layout of the property is currently set up to enable guests and owners accommodation to be kept separate.

The property is within walking distance of the local store, Fort William High Street and the Town Centre as well as the newly built primary school. There is also a bus stop to the end of the road which travels to the Town Centre. ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: 1.69m x 1.63m (5’6" x 5’4") INNER HALLWAY: 5.23m x 1.96m (17’2" x 6’5")

Step and handrail leads to the outer PVC-u Woodgrain door with etched glass and side panels to either side.

Entry into the vestibule where there is a large and virtually full height, Georgian style window which overlooks the properties frontage and brings in plenty of natural daylight. Radiator, central light fitting and wall light, two store cupboards with shelving, one has coat pegs.

A further lockable, inner door leads into the hallway, there are downlights and wall lights. The flooring through-out the entrance vestibule, hallway, lounge and dining room/4th bedroom are finished with solid oak flooring, quality internal doors, facings and skirtings. LOUNGE: 7.96m x 5.38m (26’01" x 17’07")

Substantial lounge with dual aspect windows including a large three facet bow with deep internal cill providing stunning loch and mountain views. Electric fire with wood surround and marble hearth. Oak flooring, ceiling and wall lights.

An open tread staircase within the lounge gives access to the first floor. There is an under-stairs storage cupboard with low level door.

DINING ROOM/4th bedroom 3.99m x 3.86m (13’01" x 12’08") (at longest point)

Front facing, currently set up as a dining room but lends itself well to 4th bedroom/letting room. Central light fitting, oak flooring, radiator and as with the lounge enjoys stunning loch and mountain views.

KITCHEN: 4.01m x 3.35m (13’01" x 11’0")

Beautiful, modern and spacious fitted kitchen with four seater breakfast bar with storage cupboards below. There is a variety of wall, drawer and base units to include two integrated fridges. There is space for a range cooker (not included in the sale price). With splashback above work surfaces, radiator, oak flooring and access to utility

UTILITY: 2.58m x 1.88m (8’05" x 6’02")

With worktops, sink and drainer, a small variety of wall, drawer and base units, plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Dual aspect windows, tiled flooring and radiator. Access to W.C and rear garden grounds.

W.C: 1.88m x 1.49m (6’02" x 4’11")

W.C, wash hand basin, vanity cupboard, radiator and tiled flooring to match the utility. BEDROOM 1 GROUND FLOOR – EN-SUITE: 3.98m x 3.18m (13’0" x 10’5")

This is a lovely spacious room with built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. The room has the unique option for en-suite by way of an adjoining shower room with “Jack & Jill” style locking doors, either accessed from the bedroom or the hallway.

Rear facing with downlights, T.V socket, radiator and carpet flooring. Overlooking the garden grounds.

En-suite Shower/independent shower room 1.96m x 1.77m (6’5" x 5’10")

This room has dual aspect doors to provide en-suite facilities to bedroom 1 when required or with the added benefit to provide an additional shower room. With wet wall around the shower and sink areas, large modern floor tiles, walk in shower cubicle, W.C and wash hand basin, extractor fan, electric shaver socket and two central light fittings.


The stairs to the 1st floor are taken from the lounge, with a short flight leading to a small landing where there are three Georgian style windows providing plenty of natural daylight to the landing and 1st floor areas. Stairs are open tread with balustrade until reaching the top landing where flooring is laid with carpet. Radiator.

WALK IN WARDROBE/OFFICE 2.13m x 1.88m (6’11 x 6’2") (approximate)

Currently used as a walk in wardrobe with lighting, power, shelving and hanging rails. The room also lends itself well to use as an office/study. BEDROOM 2 EN-SUITE 5.39m x 3.77m (17’08" x 12’4")

Spacious front facing double room with fantastic views to Loch Linnhe and the surrounding hillside. Carpet flooring, radiator, T.V socket and seating area.

En-suite Shower room 1.99m x 1.80m (6’6" x 5’11")

Walk in shower cubicle with electric shower, W.C and wash hand basin. Extractor fan, electric shaver socket. Part wet wall, large modern floor tiles and heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 3 EN-SUITE 4.68m x 4.02m (15’04" x 13’02")

Rear facing with two double door built in wardrobes each with hanging rail and shelving. Carpet flooring, radiator and T.V socket.

En-suite Shower room 1.99m x 1.80m (6’06" x 5’11")

Full width walk in shower cubicle with electric shower and wet wall finish. W.C and wash hand basin. Extractor fan, vanity mirror with light over, electric shaver socket, radiator, large modern floor tiles.

LOFT ACCESS 6.06m x 4.17m (19’10" x 13’08") (approximate floor area)

Access to the loft is taken by a door within bedroom 3. This is a walk in loft with insulation and boarding. There is light and power and with the relevant planning permission could potentially be developed.


Well-tended garden grounds to the front, sides and rear of the property predominantly surrounded by sensor controlled external lighting. Whilst fully automatic, there is a manual override. There is substantial frontage with garage and parking for approximately 6 vehicles.

At either side of the property is a neatly laid path of gravel and stepped patio. A low level wall runs from the access drive, down the side of the property and continues through to the rear garden grounds forming a border wall. Beyond the border wall is a beautifully tended garden. Some of the rear grounds are sloping and have been sectioned by a low level hedge. Behind the hedge is a variety of small shrubs and plants, whilst to the front is a neatly kept grassed area with decorative border of flowers and a small variety of plants.

There is a gravel and patio area ideal for sitting out and enjoying the summer evenings and an outside tap to the side.

Situated below the living accommodation is a large integral garage with up and over door, concrete floor, electric supply, lighting and shelving. Currently housing numerous white goods.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 March 2016


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