Fishermans Cottage, Drimnin, Lochaline, PA80 5XZ

Price Guide £275,000.00
  • Desirable Coastal Cottage
  • Charming Location with Sea Views
  • Lounge/Bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • Sunroom
  • Bathroom
  • Double Glazing
  • Air Source & Electric Central Heating
  • Summer House & Workshops
  • 3 Acres of Land
  • EPC Rating: E 41

Property Description

Set in a most desirable location in Drimnin, on the Morvern Peninsula and boasting panoramic sea views, the sale of Fishermans Cottage offers a unique opportunity to  purchase a traditional detached cottage, summer house, outbuilding and around 3 acres of land. Full of character and charm, the cottage benefits from exposed stone and wooden beams, a newly built sunroom, a wood burning stove, double glazing and air source and electric heating. The garden features a summer house, also with air source heating, a greenhouse and garden shed. The outbuilding, which is accessed on approach to the cottage, offers four individual areas and a utility room, whilst the additional grounds forms native woodlands. The property has previously been used as a letting  cottage and would lend its self to a superb holiday retreat or indeed permanent home.

Drimnin is a small scattered settlement located approximately 12 miles from the main village of Lochaline on the Morvern peninsula, which is famed for its natural rugged beauty and wildlife. Lochaline itself is a small coastal village and has a regular ferry service over to Fishnish on the Isle of Mull. With a shop, hotel, restaurant, primary school etc, further facilities and amenities are available in Mull, Strontian, Fort William and Oban. Its location on this most attractive area of the Highlands means that it is well-placed to take advantage of the many leisure and pleasure activities which the area has to offer.

Sunroom 3.2 x 2.6 (about 10’6 x 8’6)

With glazed UPVC entrance door. Triple aspect windows. Wood lined walling. Tiled flooring. Open to kitchen.

Kitchen 3.1 x 1.8 (about 10’3 x 5’9)

With window to rear. Fitted kitchen units, offset with wood effect work surfaces. Cooker unit. Stainless steel sink unit. Tiled and wet walled splashback. Hatch to loft. Doors to lounge/bedroom and bathroom.

Lounge/Bedroom 3.1 x 3.0 (about 10’3 x 9’9)

With windows to front and side. Feature porthole window to rear. Wood burning stove set on stone fireplace with wooden overmantle. Built-in seating/beds.

Bathroom 3.0 x 1.6 (about 9’9 x 5’3)

With window to front. Fitted with ivory coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin set on vanity unit and bath with Triton shower over. Wet walling and tiled splashback. Built-in cupboard – housing hot water tank.

Summer House

Of wooden contraction. UPVC doors and windows. Air source heating. Light and power.


The outbuilding forms four individual areas with a utility. There is light, power and water. Two doors have electric roller doors.

Area 1 – 6.2 x 4.8 (about 20’3 x 15’9)

Area 2 – 5.2 x 5.2 (about 17’ x 17’)

Area 3 – 4.0 x 2.9 (about 13’ x 9’6)

Area 4 – 5.8 x 4.6 (about 19’ x 15’)

Utility Area  – 2.9 x 2.3 (about 9’6 x 7’6)

Grounds (total area around 3 acres)

The cottage garden grounds are laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees and extending to around 0.4 acres. There is a patio area, small feature pond, greenhouse and garden shed. The summer house is in an elevated site to the side of the cottage. Included in the sale is the addition of 2.56 acres of grounds. The area and the outbuildings are shown green on the title plan and are subject to a pre-emption. The grounds are laid in the main with native woodland.

In addition to the sale is the use of a cove, with slip, located to the front of the property for launching and storing rowing boats and sailing boats. The slip, winch in the cupboard and 10ft rowing boat are included in the sale.

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 towards Strontian, branching left at the head of Loch Sunart, over the hill to Lochaline. In Lochaline turn right where signposted Drimnin and proceed to the end of this road - some 11 miles. At the end of the road turn right (at the modern glass property), up the private road and at the Y-junction take the left hand turning. Fishermans Cottage is signposted Glasdrum Trust, go through the gate where you will see a barn, and the access road to the property is to the rear of the barn. Parking is at the end of this track, with a pathway leading down to the entrance.