SUBSTANTIAL SEMI-DETACHED FARMHOUSE
Quietly situated in the charming township of Balephetrish on the island of Tiree, the sale of Balephetrish House offers a substantial semi-detached farmhouse, which enjoys stunning, uninterrupted sea views and is ideally located only a two minute walk from the beach. Well maintained by the current owners to create a superb family home, this deceptively spacious property would also be perfectly suited as a bed and breakfast business as previously used and enjoys flexible accommodation arranged over three floors. Benefiting from double glazing and oil fired central heating, many of the rooms enjoy fantastic views whilst the cast-iron surround and living flame fire in the dining lounge is a most attractive feature.
The Isle of Tiree is the most westerly of the Inner Hebrides. Relatively small and very flat with only three small hills and no woodland, the island is approximately 12 miles long by 3 miles wide. Known as the ‘Sunshine Isle’, Tiree benefits from the warm Gulf Stream and enjoys a mild climate with some of the highest levels of sunshine in the British Isles. Famed for it’s beautiful beaches, the island is host to the annual Tiree Wave Classic which attracts some of the worlds best surfers, and the ever-popular Tiree Music Festival, which attracts tourists in abundance. There is both primary and secondary education on the Island, shops including two grocery stores and a doctors’ surgery, bank, garage and veterinary surgery. The journey from Oban takes around 3.5 hours by boat, with regular flights available from Glasgow and Connel airports taking approximately one hour.
Entrance Porch 2.3 x 1.8 (about 7’6 x 5’9)
With UPVC entrance door and window to front. Door to entrance hallway.
With stairs to upper level. Built-in cupboard. Doors to dining lounge, bedroom and inner hallway.
Dining Lounge 6.6 x 4.3 (about 21’6 x 14’0)
With window to front and built-in seating area. Impressive cast-iron fireplace with decorative tiled surround set on polished granite hearth, featuring a gas fired living flame fire. Door to breakfasting kitchen.
Breakfasting Kitchen 5.1 x 3.1 (about 16’9 x 10’3)
With two windows to the rear. Fitted with oak effect, shaker style kitchen units, offset with granite effect work surfaces and upstand. Stainless steel one-and-a-half bowl sink unit. Integral fridge. Rangemaster stove with stainless steel extractor chimney and splashback. Door to utility and fully glazed door to rear porch.
Utility 3.1 x 1.1 (about 10’3 x 3’6)
With fitted wall units. Plumbing for washing machine. Fitted granite effect shelf.
Rear Porch 4.1 x 1.3 (about 13’6 x 3’6)
With half glazed, UPVC door to rear garden. Built-in cupboard with louvre doors.
Sitting Room 4.3 x 3.4 (about 14’0 x 11’3) Could be used as an 8th Bedroom
With window to front and built-in seating area.
With doors to bedroom and bathroom.
Bedroom 3.1 x 3.1 (about 10’3 x 10’3)
With window to rear. Built-in cupboard.
Bathroom 3.3 x 2.2 (about 10’9 x 7’3)
With frosted window to rear. Fitted with cream coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin and bath.
With doors to shower room. Bedrooms and attic stairs.
Shower Room 2.9 x 1.8 (about 9’6 x 5’9)
Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and wet-walled shower cubicle with electric shower.
Master Bedroom 4.4 x 4.1 (about 14’3 x 13’6)
L-shaped, with windows to front and side. Built-in wardrobe with sliding doors and door to en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room 3.1 x 2.4 (about 10’3 x 7’9)
L-shaped, with frosted window to rear. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and wet-walled shower cubicle with electric shower. Wet-wall splashback.
Bedroom 3.3 x 2.6 (about 10’9 x 8’6)
With window to front.
Bedroom 3.8 x 3.6 (about 12’6 x 11’9)
L-shaped, with window to front. Built-in wardrobe. White wash hand basin set in vanity unit.
Bedroom 3.7 x 3.0 (about 12’3 x 9’9)
L-shaped. with window to rear. Built-in wardrobe. White wash hand basin set in vanity unit.
With window to rear. Doors to bedrooms. Hatch to loft.
Bedroom 4.3 x 3.6 (about 14’0 x 11’9)
L-shaped, with Velux window to rear. Built-in cupboard. Door to en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room 2.7 x 1.7 (about 8’9 x 5’6)
Fitted with white suite of WC and wash hand basin, with plumbing for a shower.
Bedroom 4.4 x 4.3 (about 14’3 x 14’0)
L-shaped, with Velux window to rear. Built-in wardrobes.
The property enjoys generous garden grounds to both the front and rear. The front garden is laid in the main to lawn, fully enclosed and features a concrete and paved pathway to the entrance porch. The rear garden is also laid in the main to enclosed and features a large metal gate leading to a gravelled driveway, enabling off street parking. Also laid in the main to lawn with a drying green and pathway to the rear door.