Achanellan & Grianain, Glenloy, Banavie, Fort William, PH33 7PD

Price Guide £565,000.00
  • Stunning Panoramic Views
  • Desirable, Secluded & Private Location
  • 2 Properties offering Versatile Accommodation
  • Ideal Home with Business Potential - Self Catering
  • Stone Outbuilding
  • Horse Shelter
  • Greenhouse & Garden Sheds
  • Landscaped Grounds Extending to 17 Acres
  • Private Power & Water System
  • EPC Rating: D 65

Property Description


Situated on around 17 acres of beautifully maintained grounds, the sale of Achanellan offers a unique opportunity to purchase a charming, small, estate. The main house, Achanellan, was architecturally designed and built in 1997 to appear traditional in style with a superb and versatile layout internally. Grianain, was completed as an additional dwelling in 2007 and forms a modern detached cottage with Cathedral style windows and open-plan living areas.

The extensive grounds offer a paddock, ponds, a river with fishing rights, mature trees and shrubs as well as stone and several wooden outbuildings.

A unique aspect of this sale is the private hydro scheme which provides electricity for both properties. To supplement the hydro there are PV arrays and a backup generator.

Idyllically situated within a private gated and deer fenced development in Glenloy, and enjoy commanding views over the surrounding countryside to Grey Corries. Located approximately 11 miles from Fort William, local amenities are available in Spean Bridge and Banavie, including shops, hotels, railway station, restaurants, primary school etc. The location, within the heart of spectacular Highland scenery, means that they are well placed to take advantage of all the leisure and pleasure activities which the area has to offer, including golfing, mountain climbing and biking, bird watching and skiing.

The sale of Achanellan offers an exceptional opportunity to purchase a sizable small estate comprising of two detached dwellinghouses, around 17 acres of grounds and several outbuildings.

The principal house, Achanellan, was architecturally designed and completed in 1997, with an extension added in 2000. This traditional design has blended  seamlessly into its surroundings, and enjoys stunning uninterrupted panoramic views over the countryside. Offering bright, well-proportioned rooms, the property boasts many features, including impressive multi-fuel stoves and fireplaces, wooden flooring, a Rayburn and spiral staircase to name but a few.

Accessed by a long sweeping driveway through the well-stocked, mature grounds, the entrance area to the property provides ample parking and a turning area. Benefiting from double glazing and oil fired central heating, Achanellan’s flexible and well-presented accommodation is split over two levels and provides superb views of the grounds from most rooms.

In addition to Achanellan itself, the sale includes a further detached property, Grianain, set on an elevated position above the banks of the River Loy. Featuring imposing Cathedral style windows and a splendid mezzanine level overlooking the spacious open-plan living area, this property enjoys a fantastic raised decking area beside the river, ideal for relaxing or entertaining. The property is double glazed and has a ground sourced heating system with under floor heating to the ground level and a feature multi-fuel stove. Grianain could provide a perfect home, or self-catering, rental property.

A unique aspect of this sale is the private hydro scheme, situated on the grounds and providing electricity for both properties. The addition of photovoltaic panels complement this scheme with a diesel generator back up. There is also a private water supply.

Enhancing the properties are the landscaped grounds themselves, which have been lovingly created, nurtured and maintained by the current owners over the years. Laid in the main to lawn with over three thousand trees, delightful ponds, offset with an array of mature heathers, shrubs and bushes. A generous stone built workshop is also included whilst the paddock benefits from a horse shelter and shed. There is a greenhouse and the services buildings for the power and water.


Travel Directions

From Fort William take the road to Mallaig. Proceed over the Caledonian Canal and turn right immediately thereafter – signposted Banavie and Gairlochy. Proceed along this road (B8004) for around 4 miles and turn left where signposted Glenloy. Follow the road to the end and the gates to Achanellan are straight ahead.