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7 bedroom detached villa for sale

Caledonian House, Station Road, Fort Augustus, Inverness-Shire, PH32 4AY

Guide Price £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Detached Property - Family Home/Lifestyle Business
  • Idyllic Canalside Location. Stunning Views. In Very Good Order
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bedrooms (4 En-Suite)
  • Bathroom
  • Mostly Double Glazed. Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Garden
  • Owner's Accommodation -
  • Lounge, Conservatory, Kitchen, Utility, 2 Bedrooms, Shower Room
  • EPC Rating: F 25

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Occupying a prime position, with spectacular views sweeping over the Caledonian Canal to the hills beyond, the sale of Caledonian House offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a charming, detached property which dates back to 1860. Located on the banks of the canal in the desirable village of Fort Augustus, the property is in very good order throughout and would make a spacious family home or, with the lucrative passing trade and en-suite facilities, an ideal Bed and Breakfast opportunity, as currently operated. The property is mostly double glazed and benefits oil fired central heating, while the current owner is prepared to include the business website in the sale and is negotiable on the additional furniture etc.

Fort Augustus is a thriving village sitting at the end of Loch Ness in the picturesque Great Glen. Forming part of the chain to the Caledonian Canal, linking Fort William on the west coast to Inverness on the east, the locks in the centre of the village provide a popular tourist attraction. With its hotels, restaurants, shops and both primary and secondary schools, the area provides opportunities for access to an abundance of outdoor activities while the Great Glen cycle route, the Great Glen Way, the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness are in close proximity.

Caledonian House forms a charming and attractively decorated detached property, which is located on an elevated position on the banks of the Caledonian Canal. The property has been modernised over the years to create en-suite bedrooms and extended with a stunning conservatory, taking in vast views over the bustling canal.

Accommodation comprises of a bright entrance hallway which has stairs leading to the first floor, an en-suite bedroom and a large dining room. The main lounge (used by the owner) is accessed from the dining room and features an open fire. From here an inner hallway leads to a shower room and a fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and gives further access to the first floor. The addition of a large conservatory runs along the front of the property and enjoys stunning views, this is accessed from the kitchen and benefits from French doors leading to a decking area.

On the first floor there are six bedrooms, three of which are en-suite and a bathroom.

The current proprietor has created 'owners accommodation' which is all accessed independently from the main accommodation and provides privacy, if the property continues to be run as a successful Bed & Breakfast however could also provide a superb family home.

To the front of the property is a small, covered terrace. The rear garden has been decked to provide an ideal sitting area to take full advantage of the stunning views. Steps lead down to the utility area and store. The utility is located within the basement and accessed externally. Plumbing for washing machine. Central heating boiler.

Ground Floor
Entrance Porch
Dining Room 6.8 x 4.4 (about 22'3 x 14'3)
Bedroom One 3.7 x 3.6 (about 12'3 x 11'9)
En-suite Shower Room 3.6 x 1.5 (11'9 x 5'0)
Kitchen 5.2 x 3.3 (about 17'0 x 10'9)

Utility 4.0 x 4.0 (13'0 x 13'0)
Located within the basement and accessed externally. Plumbing for washing machine. Central heating boiler.

Upper - Landing
Bedroom Two 4.0 x 3.8 (about 13'0 x 12'6)
En-suite Shower Room 2.3 x 0.8 (about 7'6 x 2'6)
Bedroom Three 3.0 x 2.9 (about 9'9 x 9'6)
En-suite Shower Room 2.2 x 0.9 (7'3 x 3'0)
Bathroom 2.1 x 1.8 (about 6'9 x 5'9)
Bedroom Four 4.2 x 2.7 (about 13'9 x 8'9)
Bedroom Five 4.4 x 3.6 (about 14'3 x 11'9)
En-suite Shower Room 2.2 x 1.2 (about 7'3 x 3'9)

Owner's Accommodation
Ground Level
Lounge 4.0 x 3.9 (about 13' x 12'9)
Inner Hallway
Shower Room 2.3 x 1.2 (about 7'6 x 3'9)
Side Return/Conservatory 7.4 x 2.9 (24'3 x 9'6)
Upper Level
Bedroom 4.3 x 3.3 (about 14' x 10'9)
Bedroom 3.4 x 2.2 (about 11'3 x 7'3)

Travel Directions
Travelling north from Fort William on the A82. On entering Fort Augustus, turn left into Station Road and the property is approximately 300 yards along the road on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 June 2010

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