The sale of Elmbank offers an exciting opportunity to purchaser part of a charming croft with detached bungalow, as well as the potential for further development.
Located in the village of Acharacle, Elmbank offers a superb family home with the addition of around 6.4 acres of croftland, extending down to the shores of Loch Shiel. Currently there is a further decrofted site located within the grounds, planning has lapsed, however the current owners are in the process for reapplying for a detached dwelling on the site.
Located within walking distance of the village of Acharacle, on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Acharacle is a thriving community offering a wide range of amenities including hotel, shops, post office, tearoom, doctors surgery and churches. The highly regarded primary school is located locally in the village, while the secondary school is some 8 miles away in the neighbouring village of Strontian.
With UPVC front door. Window to front. Hatch to loft. Doors to lounge, kitchen/diner, bathroom and bedrooms.
Lounge 5.7m x 4.4m
With picture window to front and window to side.
Kitchen/Diner 5.3m x 4.4m
With window to rear. French doors to rear garden. Fitted with modern gloss kitchen units offset with wood effect work surfaces and breakfast bar. NEFF integral oven and microwave. Integral dishwasher. Gas hob with feature extractor hood over. Built-in cupboard. Door to rear vestibule.
With wooden stable door to side garden. Doors to shower room and utility.
Shower Room 1.7m x 1.7m
With frosted window to rear. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin and wet walled shower cubicle with mains, double headed, shower.
Utility 1.9m x 1.8m
With window to side. Boiler. Plumbing for washing machine.
Bathroom 3.0m x 1.6m
With frosted window to rear. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin set on vanity unit and bath. Wet wall splashback.
Bedroom 3.9m x 3.0m
With window to side. Two built-in wardrobes.
Bedroom 4.1m x 2.6m
L-shaped, with window to front. Built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3.6m x 3.0m
L-shaped, with window to view. Built-in wardrobe.
The area outlined red indicates what is included in the sale. The areas tinted blue and yellow are decrofted – the blue being the current house site and the yellow the potential plot. The area tinted mauve is subject to a Resumption Order.
Croftland (around 6.4 acres)
The croftland for sale ‘Elmbank’ forms part of a croft known as Ardshealach (Register of Crofts No: A0196). The sellers’ interest is as owner of part of this vacant (unlet) croft. The croftland is located mainly to the front of the property and extends to the shores of Loch Shiel, making it a very unique purchase, with the grounds currently made up of rough grazing ground at present.
Useful link – www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk
Potential Building Plot (around 0.3 acres)
The area tinted yellow on the plan indicates the decrofted house site. There was previously Outline Planning Permission granted, which has now lapsed, for the erection of a house – reference: 06/00498/OUTLO. The current owners are in the process of applying for new Planning Permission for the site and await the decision from the Highland Council Planning Department.
A sweeping gravelled driveway leads to the entrance of the property and provides ample parking. A garden shed is included in the sale. There were previously static caravans sited on the grounds, with the services still being available if required.