5 bedroom detached house for saleDuror, Appin, Argyll
Under Offer £475,000
- Ideal Bed & Breakfast property
- 4 Reception rooms, conservatory and study
- Master bedroom suite
- 3 Further En suite bedrooms
- Double garage
- Extensive grounds
- Outstanding countryside views
Bealach House is situated in glorious isolation about 1.5 miles along a private track and is set in an elevated position in Salachan Glen. The area enjoys outstanding panoramic countryside views including Ben Fraochaidh, known as the heathery hill and with glimpses of Loch Linnhe in the distance from the higher ground. Originally a small shepherd's cottage dating from about 200 years ago, the property has been significantly and successfully extended over the centuries, the last major works being completed in 1991 and with thoughtful improvements and careful maintenance by the present owners since then. Interesting architectural details include crow-step elevations, castellated projection and a turret over the entrance. The sale of the property provides a fantastic lifestyle opportunity with it currently operating very successfully as a 4 Star Bed & Breakfast. Further details are available at www.bealach-house.co.uk .
The beautifully presented and generously proportioned accommodation is fully double glazed, has oil fired and LPG central heating augmented by Much Wenlock and Charnwood stoves in the Lounge and Living Room, a bespoke fitted kitchen with Corian worktops, Aga and Lacanche Range and very well appointed bath/shower rooms. A particular feature is the master bedroom suite with dressing room and en-suite incorporating circular shower housed in the turret over the main entrance door.
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Duror of Appin is a delightful rural community scattered along the shore of Loch Linnhe in an area of outstanding natural beauty with an abundance of flora and fauna and a wealth of sporting and recreational pursuits. The area is steeped in history, including the Appin Murder of 1752, which was made legend by Robert Louis
Stevenson in his famous novel 'Kidnapped', not to mention nearby Glencoe and its famous massacre. Local amenities in the nearby villages include shops and post office, hotels and restaurants, medical practice, garage/filling station and primary schools. There is a vibrant community life with village halls and a variety of group
activities/clubs. The principal West Highland towns of Fort William and Oban, providing a more comprehensive range of supermarkets, professional services and leisure facilities are in easy reach. Inverness and the major cities and international airports of the central belt are within comfortable 2 hour driving distance.
Extending to about 8 acres overall, the garden and grounds provide a delightful combination of lawns, fruit beds & raised vegetable plots, with patios, small pond with gravity fed fountain, burn, driveway with ample parking and significant areas of hill ground. There is also a double a garage, greenhouse, shed and stores.
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