4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ivy Cottage, Knoydart, Inverie, Mallaig, Inverness Shire, PH41 4PL

Under Offer £380,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Potential income of £50,000 per annum. Charming Architected-Designed Cottage. Stunning Loch Side Location.
  • Beautifully Presented. Lounge & Sitting Room. Kitchen/Diner.
  • 4 Bedrooms. 2 Shower Rooms & Bathroom. Study Area
  • Double Glazing. Oil Fired Central Heating. Mooring.
  • Garden with Outbuildings. EPC Rating: E 52.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Business Opportunity -

The property has the potential to have an income of £50,000 per annum as a self-catering property. The current owners are happy to discuss management and marketing of the property, as they have a superb knowledge of the unique self-catering market on knoydart - They currently own and run the luxury properties, Knoydart House and Knoydart Hide.

Ivy Cottage is situated on the shores of Loch Nevis and boasts spectacular, uninterrupted panoramic views over Inverie Bay to the Peninsula and beyond. This exceptional and idyllic loch front location is further complemented by the property itself which has been architecturally re-designed, to take full advantage of its position, while retaining the unique charm of the original cottage, which dates back to 1883. Completed to a very high specification, this superb property boasts two bespoke staircases, one in antique pine and the other solid oak, curved walling and skirtings, reclaimed flag stone and solid oak flooring, as well as hard wood doors with wrought iron hinges and catches. Positioned in the main settlement area of Inverie, Ivy Cottage is perfectly placed to enjoy the activity of this interesting location. A short walk from the main pier, the property is for sale with at least one mooring, allowing the successful purchaser an opportunity to enjoy the water activity available.

Known as one of the last wilderness areas in Britain, the Knoydart Peninsula is situated on the shores of Loch Nevis (Loch of Heaven) and is serviced daily by the fast water taxi ferries who run several sailings everyday all year round across the sheltered sea loch (25 mins crossing). The village of Inverie holds the majority of local amenities, including the Nursery School, Primary School, Library, Post Office, Community Shops, Knoydart Pottery & Tearoom and The Old Forge pub and seafood restaurant.

As well as providing an ideal retreat to get-away-from-it-all, Knoydart offers an array of activities such munro bagging with three munros on it's doorstep, boat trips, sea angling, kayaking, diving, bike trails with the prospect of spotting dolphins and seals, Minke whales, orcas, otters and eagles and boasts it's own Ranger Service who leads walks for all levels.

Ivy Cottage forms a charming and very unique detached cottage, which has been architecturally re-designed and fully renovated throughout by the current owners to create a superb family home. Located on the loch side, the addition of a greenheart wood second sitting/sun room, raised balcony and fitted bespoke window seating, allows you to capitalise of the stunning position, whilst retaining all of the original cottage charm expected in a location like Knoydart.

Accommodation comprises a bright entrance sun room, which provides a dining and seating area, and is open to the character of the main lounge with feature stone walling, wood burning stove and bespoke antique pine staircase leading to the upper study area/office and double bedroom.

The fully fitted kitchen is accessed off the lounge and benefits from two oak window seats. Also accessed from the lounge area are two double bedrooms, both with loch views, an attractive bathroom and doors to a rear vestibule and the sitting room. The rear vestibule gives access to the rear garden and a separate entrance exit to the box room which has a small shower/WC ideal for guests use.

The versatile large sitting/sun room could be used for a variety of purposes and has a traditional style shower room/WC off it, with a bespoke oak staircase leading to an upper double bedroom with exposed beam and sheltered balcony taking in stunning views and French door style entrance/exit.

This exceptional property, which for the first time in around 20 years is being exposed to the open market, is currently used as a fantastic family home, however due to its desirable location it could make an ideal holiday home or excellent letting opportunity.

A sweeping driveway leads to the side of the property and provides a parking area with a pretty waterfall sited to the rear of the property boundary. The garden grounds are in the main laid to lawn offset with mature trees and shrubs. A flag stone patio area is situated to the front of the property, which captures the fascinating bay and loch. There is an outbuilding to the rear of the property with stone walls under a pitched and corrugated iron clad roof. The outbuilding is currently used as a utility, generator store and small workshop, with a log store to the side. There is an additional metal frame store behind the outbuilding.

A large part of Knoydart is owned and managed by the local community. This includes the provision of electricity which is supplied by Knoydart Renewables from its own hydro electric scheme. Water is from a shared private supply with surrounding houses. Septic tank is shared with surrounding houses. Fast Satellite Broadband is available via Hebnet, a Community Interest Company which provides broadband to Knoydart, the Gaelic College, University of the Highland and Islands and The Small Isles. Excellent secondary schooling is in Mallaig with provision of brand new en-suite accommodation for secondary students commuting Monday to Friday for their secondary education from Inverie.

Knoydart is accessed by daily fast passenger ferries and water taxis from Mallaig who operate several sailings a day all year round. (25 min crossing over a sheltered sea loch).  Ivy Cottage is located a short walk (around 5 mins) from the main pier at Inverie. When exiting the pier turn right and the property is on the left hand side.

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01 June 2016

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Nearest station

  • Morar (6.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

MacPhee And Partners LLP, Fort William

Airds House, An Aird, Fort William, PH33 6BL

01397 535000 Local call rate

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