SUPERIOR DETACHED DWELLINGHOUSE SET IN BEAUTIFUL, MATURE GROUNDS
Peacefully situated in the desirable, rural area of Faichem just outside Invergarry, the subjects of sale form a most attractive detached dwellinghouse, nestled in beautiful, mature garden grounds. Enjoying views towards the surrounding countryside, Egilsay benefits from spacious rooms in a convenient layout whilst enjoying one of the most impressive and well maintained gardens in the area. Due to the size and location, the property is extremely flexible and would be suited to a variety of uses including a family home, retirement home, an idyllic holiday retreat or a superb investment opportunity for the lucrative and buoyant self-catering market.
The accommodation, which is in excellent order and beautifully presented comprises – entrance hallway, master bedroom with modern en-suite shower room, lounge with impressive multi-fuel stove and picture window to the stunning garden grounds, bedroom with bay windows (currently used as a sitting room), spacious kitchen/diner, utility and bedroom with Jack-and-Jill modern bathroom, all feature on this one level property.
Situated on a prime, slightly elevated site, adjacent to the community owned woodland, with stunning views over the charming garden pond and sprawling grounds towards the hills and surrounding countryside, Egilsay forms a very desirable, detached dwellinghouse. In excellent order throughout and beautifully presented, the current owners have lovingly upgraded and maintained the property, which benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating. The large windows to the front of the property, modern bathrooms suites and fantastic, contemporary multi-fuel stove are all most attractive features. Providing deceptively spacious and flexible accommodation, Egilsay would be ideally suited to a number of uses including a comfortable family home, retirement home, idyllic holiday home or a premium self-catering let. A partially floored, full length and height loft area is accessed through the kitchen and subject to all the necessary planning requirements, may offer further accommodation.
This tranquil and serene location is further complemented by the carefully designed and planted garden grounds of around two thirds of an acre, offering an extremely interesting and varied garden, brimming with trees, shrubs, hedging and seasonal plants resulting in a riot of colour through much of the year. A pathway leads around the pond which features a fountain and lily pads, with several seating areas nearby.
In addition to the property itself, a generous detached garage and workshop is included in the sale, along with a spacious wood store with covered parking area, large greenhouse, a pet enclosure and aviary. A study, with light and power is located within one of the enclosures and is an ideal sanctuary to spot the abundant wildlife that frequents the area including red squirrels, pine marten, fox, badger, red & roe deer, woodpeckers, sparrow hawk, buzzards, owls, ducks and many other species of birdlife. A mooring for a 20’ boat on Loch Ness is also available at separate negotiation.
Invergarry is a village steeped in history and lies at the East end of Glengarry. Local services include a popular Primary School (the Secondary School is located 7 miles away at Fort Augustus), hotels, post office, petrol station/shop and busy community hall with café and Heritage Centre. Invergarry is close to the Great Glen Way and the cycle track passes through the village. Numerous outdoor pursuits can be accessed locally or a short drive away. They include salmon/trout fishing, golf, walking, sailing, canoeing, and water sports, shooting, pony trekking or cycling on a number of cycle tracks, some of which start at Invergarry.
Entrance Vestibule 1.8 x 1.5 (about 5’9 x 5’0)
Bedroom 5.2 x 3.6 (about 17’0 x 11’9)
En-Suite Shower Room 2.5 x 2.3 (about 8’3 x 7’6)
Lounge 5.7 x 4.1 (about 18’6 x 13’6)
Bedroom 4.1 x 3.7 (about 13’6 x 12’3)
Kitchen/Diner 4.8 x 4.1 (about 15’9 x 13’6)
Utility 3.6 x 1.6 (about 11’9 x 5’3)
Bedroom 3.6 x 3.1 (about 11’9 x 10’3)
Jack & Jill Bathroom 2.5 x 1.7 (about 8’3 x 5’6)
Detached Garage & Workshop 5.6 x 3.9 (about 18’3 x 12’9)
With up-and-over metal door and door to the front. Window to rear. Light and power.
Greenhouse 4.9 x 3.1 (16’0 x 10’3)
Large Wood Store with Covered Car Space
3.5 x 3.2 (about 11’6 x 10’6)
3.5 x 2.7 (about 11’6 x 8’9)
External Study 3.5 x 1.5 (about 11’6 x 5’0)
With windows to rear and side. Light and power.