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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old House, Camus na Ha, Fort William

Guide Price £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Views to Loch Eil and the surrounding hillside
  • Set in just over ½ acre
  • Many original and character features
  • Large fitted Kitchen-Diner / Utility with Shower
  • Lounge with multi fuel stove
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Four Double Bedrooms (one ground floor)
  • Family Bathroom / Ground floor W.C
  • Detached Garage / Tarmacked Driveway
  • EPR F-34

Full description


An impressive and generously proportioned detached property set in approximately ½ acre in a superb position within a small and quiet community at Camus Na Ha. There are just seven substantial properties within the community which are primarily serviced by the nearby village of Corpach. The property has been extended and renovated to an enviable standard and now forms a charming family home. Throughout the property the owners have retained some of the original character coupled together with the conveniences of modern family living and entertaining alike. This beautiful home is in walk-in condition and benefits from generous accommodation, double glazing, oil fired heating, detached garage, tarred driveway and substantial off-street parking. "The Old House" enjoys an elevated position overlooking the garden and toward Locheil and the surrounding hillside.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Veranda, rear and front vestibules, reception hallway, lounge, fitted kitchen-diner, formal dining room, utility with shower, W.C, double bedrooms (currently set up as a recreational/2nd sitting room) FIRST FLOOR: Three double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Fort William is approximately 6 miles from Camus Na Ha, just a 10-minute drive away. 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 shops, hotels and restaurants, tourist information centre, museum, library, and railway station with links to Mallaig, Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as a bus station. Local tourist attractions include 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.
2.23m x 1.09m (7'04" x 3'03")

Twin pillar and veranda style frontage provides a seating area with lighting. Entry is taken into the vestibule where there are wood panel walls and ceiling, tiled flooring and windows which overlook the garden grounds and entry to the property. There is a large understairs store-cupboard with access to the foundations. A further door provides access into the reception hallway.

With lovely high ceilings, radiator and wood flooring. Access to the first floor by carpeted, post and balustrade staircase. Stairs are on split level with beautiful sash effect window to the first level.

5.05m x 3.60m (16'06" x 11'09")

Front facing room with large window affording the room with plenty of natural daylight. A feature of the room is a wood burning stove in the original fire place with tiled mantle, hearth and wood surround. Wood flooring, dual lighting and storage cupboard.

8.10m x 3.24m (26'06" x 10'07")
(At longest x widest points)

A beautiful and spacious triple aspect room with "Fired Earth" fitted kitchen to include a variety of wall, drawer and base units, recessed display shelf and larder style cupboard. There is an integrated dishwasher, fridge-freezer, waste disposal plunge, instant boiling water and a recess which houses an LPG Gas Range Master "Aga". There is tiled flooring through-out the room with the added benefit of underfloor heating to the kitchen end. To the far end of the room is the dining area where large French Style Doors open out onto the patio and decking area and provide lovely loch and hillside views.

A further hallway gives access to what forms part of the extension and could with minor modifications be utilized as an independent annex if desired.

EXTENSION, off Kitchen

There is a walk-in store-cupboard with laminate flooring, shelving, lighting and houses the water tank. The hallway has wood laminate flooring, partial painted wood panel walls, dual lighting and provides access to the rear vestibule, W.C, Utility and 4th bedroom/sitting room.

4.22m x 3.59m (13'10" x 11'09")

Spacious dual aspect room with original solid fuel fire place with tiled hearth, mantle and ornate surround, original light fitting and switch. There is a recess with wood panel display shelf and wood flooring.

2.88m x 1.74m (9'05" x 5'08")

A good size utility, with a variety of wall, drawer and base units, sink and drainer with worktops, plumbing for a washing machine, power for tumble dryer and shelving. Within the Utility is a shower cubicle measuring 1.75m x .95m (5'09" x 3'01") with wet wall finish, heated towel rail, extractor fan and vanity cupboard with mirror and hanging rail.

W.C (ground floor)
1.70m x 1.10m (5'07" x 3'07")

Comprising, W.C, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator and tiled flooring.

BEDROOM (GROUND FLOOR) (Currently set up as a recreational/sitting room)

4.82m x 4.07m (15'10" x 13'0")

Another spacious room with feature doors leading out onto the patio area and providing lovely loch and hillside views. There is an LPG gas connection supply to the room, wood flooring, display shelving and mood control lighting.


At the 2nd level landing there is a store cupboard with shelving and radiator. Access to the loft via drop down ladder where there is partial flooring, insulation, lighting and power.

4.37m x 3.34m (14'04" x 10'11")

A bright and spacious front facing, dual aspect room enjoying loch and hillside views. There are two double door built in wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails. Radiator and quality fitted carpet.

4.25m x 1.90m (13'11" x 6'03")
(At longest x widest points)

In art deco style with "Heritage Suite" comprising Bath, W.C, wash stand with console basin, large walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower. "Amtico" vinyl flooring, cast iron radiator, part tiled walls, mirror with overhead lighting, shaver socket and quirky vanity panel built into the wall.

4.01m x 3.14m (13'02" x 10'03")

Another bright and spacious rear facing room enjoying woodland views. A feature of the room is the original open fire. Carpet flooring and two radiators.

4.22m x 2.99m (13'10" x 9'09")

Dual aspect room with original fire place, two radiators and wood flooring.


A tarmacked driveway wraps around the front lawn and provide a large turning and parking area. There are gardens to the front, side and rear of the property, primarily laid to with grass. To one side is a detached garage with concrete floor, timber door and single glazed timber windows, there is also lighting and power.

The rear gardens can be accessed from either end of the house and offer a tranquil spot to enjoy the woodland views beyond. There is a timber wood store, two timber sheds one has lighting and power, an outside tap, lighting and a 1200ltr oil tank. There is also access to a lovely mature woodland walk which provides an abundance of wildlife including woodland birds and the majestic red deer.

To the front the grounds are immaculately kept and in the main laid to lawn and tarmac. There are a variety of established trees and shrubs found throughout the grounds and a timber bridge crosses the small burn which is the boundary line to the neighbouring property.

One side of the garden is dedicated to entertaining with decking and patio a perfect spot to fully enjoy the location with great views down towards Loch Eil and the surrounding hillside.

Access to the patio/decking area can be taken from French styles doors from the kitchen-diner and 4th bedroom/sitting room, the perfect opportunity to extend entertaining space during the summer months.

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16 June 2017


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