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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sheepknowe House, Bunessan Isle Of Mull, Isle Of Mull

Offers in Excess of £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious detached granite house
  • 4 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms
  • Built in 1870
  • Excellent B&B Potential
  • Large well maintained garden & lawn
  • EPC Rating - F26

Full description

Sheepknowe House - A substantial detached granite house positioned in a private location within walking distance of the village of Bunessan on the beautiful Ross of Mull.

Rooms: - Porch - Hallway - Lounge - Conservatory - Dining Room - Kitchen/Diner - Utility Room - Rear Porch - Ground Floor Family Shower Room - 4 Bedrooms (2 en-suite) - Family Bathroom

Overview: - Sheepknowe House - A substantial detached granite house positioned in a private location within walking distance of the village of Bunessan, on the beautiful Ross of Mull. Built in 1870, the property is full of character and has been lovingly maintained by its current owners. The ground floor accommodation in the front part of the house comprises of a front porch, spacious central hallway, shower room, large dining room, large sitting room - and conservatory with patio doors, which open onto a terrace and front lawn. To the rear there is a large kitchen diner, utility room and sunny rear porch/boot room. Upstairs the main staircase leads to two large bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms. The landing leads to a family bathroom. On the first floor at the rear of the house, accessed via a separate stairwell, there are two further bedrooms, one of which is used as a study. The property is well proportioned with bright and spacious reception room and the kitchen benefits from dual aspect windows, which bathe the room in light in both morning and evening. The en-suite bedrooms enjoy views out over the large garden, and towards Bunessan, and Loch Na Lathaich. The property benefits from double glazing throughout, and an oil boiler provides heating for the radiators. The layout lends itself to using the front of house for possible B&B, whilst using the rear of the house as self-contained owners accommodation. This property retains many of it's original features and would make an excellent family home, holiday home or possible small B&B. Viewing is highly advised to appreciate Sheepknowe House with it's versatility, position and size.

Furnishings: - Some furnishings can be included by separate negotiation. Please contact the selling agent for an inventory list.

Outside: - The property sits on approximately 1 acre in a deceptively private location only a short walk from Bunessan village centre. A gravel driveway leads to the rear of the house where there is parking for 2/3 cars. The driveway is bordered by well-maintained decorative hedges and raised flower beds. The parking is in front of the large detached garage at the rear of the property. The house is surrounded by a gravel and paved path and the area at the rear is concreted, bordered by raised flower beds and makes an excellent sheltered sun trap in summer. To the front of the house is a small lawn area adjacent to the house which leads to the larger area of lawn beyond a neatly pruned hedge. The large lawn is entirely fenced and makes a fantastic place for outdoor games and activities.

Location: - The house is located in a quiet and private position within approximately 1 acre, only a short walk from the village of Bunessan. The village boasts a primary school, hotel with friendly bar, local post office / shop, doctors surgery and a cafe. Nearby is the village of Fionnphort and the Isle of Iona via a short ferry journey. Iona receives thousands of visitors every year visiting the Abbey and enjoying boat trips to the neighbouring Isle of Staffa to see the famous Fingal's Cave. Boat trips are also available to see wild seabird colonies on the other Treshnish Isles. The Isle of Mull is home for many species of wildlife including the fourth largest eagle in the world - the white tailed, and has the densest population of golden eagles in Europe, as well as basking sharks, minke whales, porpoises, dolphins and seals.

Viewing - Viewing strictly by appointment through West Property - 01631 569 466

These particulars were prepared on the basis of our knowledge of the local area and, in respect of the property itself, information supplied to us by our clients. All reasonable steps were taken at the time of preparing these particulars. All statements contained in the particulars are for information only and all parties should not rely on them as representations of fact; in particular:- (a) descriptions, measurements and dimensions are approximate only; (b) all measurements are taken using a laser measure (therefore may be subject to a small margin of error) at the widest points; and (c) all references to condition, planning permission, services, usage, construction, fixtures and fittings and moveable items contained in the property are for guidance only.


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21 July 2016

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