Cruachan, 12 Anaheilt, Strontian, PH36 4JA

Price Guide £270,000.00
  • Charming Detached Cottage
  • Idyllic Rural Location with Mountain Views
  • Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Area with Wood Burning Stove
  • Sun Room/Sitting Room with Raised Decking Area
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Shower Room
  • Double Glazing & Electric Heating
  • Garden with Raised Deck & Detached Garage
  • 3.2 Acres of Owner Occupied Croftland
  • Designated Area for Agricultural Building Development
  • EPC Rating: E 46

Property Description


Nestled into the hillside at Anaheilt, Strontian, the sale of Cruachan offers an opportunity to purchase a charming, detached, cottage with around 3.2 acres of, owner occupied, croftland. Taking full advantage of it’s location, on the picturesque Ardnamurchan Peninsula, the property is set in generous grounds, with sweeping views, over the croftland, to the surrounding countryside. Benefiting from double glazing and electric heating, Cruachan offers a real lifestyle opportunity, with the addition of the land, which is ideal for grazing and the creation of kitchen gardens etc.

The property is situated on the outskirts, of the popular village, of Strontian, which is located at the head of Loch Sunart, amidst spectacular Highland scenery. The village has a range of amenities, with shops, hotels, post office, doctor’s surgery, primary school and secondary school. Further facilities and amenities are available at Fort William – an easy 45 minute commute away. The area provides an ideal base to take advantage of all the West Highlands have to offer, including skiing, sailing, walking and fishing, to name but a few.


Sun Room/Sitting Room 4.3m x 2.6m

With windows to front and sides. Two, half glazed, doors, one to entrance, one to side decked area. Tongue-and-groove, wooden walling and tiled flooring. Doors to lounge, kitchen & dining area and hallway.

Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Area 6.1m x 4.6m

With windows to front, side and rear. Village, wood-burning, stove, set on tiled hearth. Fitted with wood effect kitchen units, offset with granite effect work surfaces and breakfast bar. Plumbing for washing machine. One-and-a-half bowl, stainless steel, sink unit. Tiled splashback. Wooden flooring. Door to hallway.

Hallway 6.0m x 1.4m

L-shaped, with two built-in cupboards. Hatch to loft. Wooden flooring. Doors to bedrooms and shower room. 

Bedroom 3.7m  2.4m

With built-in window seat and window to front. Built-in cupboard. 

Shower Room 2.6m x 1.8m

Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin and wet-walled shower cubicle, with Mira shower. Tiled splashback. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. 

Bedroom 3.7m x 3.7m

Slightly L-shaped, with window to side. Built-in cupboard.

Detached Garage 5.5m x 4.3m

With up-and-over metal door. Light and power. Rafters above for storage. Fitted shelving. Door to store room. 

Store Room 4.4m x 2.2m

With single glazed window to rear. Rafters above for storage. Light and power. Door to rear garden. 


A newly constructed, sweeping tarmac driveway, leads through the croft, to the property and garage. The garden grounds, surrounding Cruachan, are laid to lawn, offset, with mature trees and shrubs. There is a raised desk, to the side of the property, which enjoys the stunning views.


Included in the sale of Cruachan, is around 3.2 acres of owner occupied croftland. The croftland is located to the front and rear of the main, decrofted, property, with the grounds currently made up of grazing ground. Useful link

Agricultural Permitted Development – Highland Council Ref 20/03342/PNO

Class 18 – Siting, design and external appearance of the building This application gives Prior Notification for the erection of an agricultural building to be used for storage within the grounds of an existing croft. The proposed shed is to be located 36.6m of the public road; 59m north west of Strontian Parish Church. The proposed shed measures 5.9m x 10.8m x 3.4m to eaves and 3.9m to ridge. The vernacular building includes a roller shutter door on the east elevation facing towards the public road; stone base wall and vertical metal cladding in juniper green to the walls and roof.

Travel Directions

From Fort William take the A82 south for 8 miles then cross over on the Corran ferry. At Ardgour turn left and follow the road to Strontian A861 (around 12 miles). On entering Strontian pass through the village, crossing the Strontian River. After crossing the bridge, immediately turn right, signposted Bellsgrove and Polloch. Proceed along this road until you reach The Church of Scotland, on the right hand side. The entrance to Cruachan is directly across the road, on the left hand side.