SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED PROPERTY
Enjoying a most enviable position on the outskirts of Fort William, with exceptional loch and mountain views, the sale of Huntingtower Lodge offers an exciting opportunity to purchase an impressive, and substantial, detached property with double garage, set in 6 acres of wildlife gardens and woodland. In immaculate order throughout, the property is currently run as a very successful, boutique Bed & Breakfast business and can be sold as a going concern, or indeed, due to the properties size and versatile accommodation, a superb family home.
The accommodation comprises – entrance hallway, spacious loch-view lounge/breakfasting room, large kitchen/diner, cloakroom, three en-suite bedrooms and a sitting room/study, all on the ground floor. The first floor offers a master suite encompassing sitting room, bedroom, shower room and dressing room, plus a galleried landing leading to an en-suite bedroom, further bedroom and a shower room, all immaculately presented.
Situated on a prime, elevated site, on the outskirts of the popular town of Fort William, Huntingtower Lodge forms a most impressive and contemporary boutique Bed & Breakfast. In immaculate order throughout, the current owners have created a highly successful, and profitable, family business. The property has been designed to capitalise on the views, whilst benefiting from double glazing, oil fired central heating and a feature multi-fuel stove in the lounge.
Huntingtower Lodge boasts many impressive features not least the bright and airy accommodation, the bespoke beech and glass staircase, exposed beams, and Canadian maple wooden flooring throughout which are all endearing qualities of this stunning property. The guest rooms in turn are equally striking and offer spacious accommodation with versatile options for potential purchasers, including a master suite and en-suite bedrooms. The property is fitted with a roof mounted solar thermal unit for water heating, and the owners are proud of the green credentials they have created throughout the property and grounds.
Accommodation on the ground floor comprises a spacious entrance hallway, superb lounge/breakfasting room, large kitchen/diner, cloakroom, sitting room/study and three en-suite bedrooms. The bespoke staircase, ascending from the entrance hallway to the first floor, opens out on to the galleried landing, and leads to a bedroom, an en-suite bedroom, shower room and the suite – lounge, bedroom, shower room and dressing room.
In addition to the property, there is around 6 acres of land included in the sale. The area surrounding the property has been landscaped to provide parking, a vegetable garden, lawns and a wildflower garden, full of colour and interest. There is also a detached double garage with power, a useful utility/laundry/drying room and a greenhouse. The remaining land is located to the rear of the property (as shown on the title plan), with pathways leading to seating areas, a wildlife pond and the area of the woodland designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). There is also a burn running down through the woodland which tumbles over a waterfall before running through the garden and out into Loch Linnhe.
Ideally located just outside Fort William, the property is well placed to take advantage of all the amenities the area has to offer. Locally, Fort William offers shops, supermarkets, restaurants, railway & bus station, cinema, museum, and a range of professional services as well as nurseries, primary schools, and a secondary school. The area also boasts a huge range of sporting and recreational activities and is know as “The Outdoor Capital of the UK”. The loch directly in front of the property provides a fantastic and interesting waterway with pleasure crafts, sailing boats, ships passing by and the chance to spot otters, seals and dolphins.
Huntingtower Lodge is a family run business and due to the current owner’s preference, typically trades from Easter through to October at just below the VAT threshold. However, this Visit Scotland accredited 4* Gold business easily has the potential to run all year-round.
This extremely successful business has a high reputation, with Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and a website www.huntingtowerlodge.com already in place. The business is sold as a going concern, including furnished guest accommodation, fixtures and fitting as defined in a separate inventory, functional website, pre-existing bookings, and the business goodwill. At the owner’s discretion and following initial viewings, accounts will be available to seriously interested parties.
Entrance Hallway 4.4m x 3.4m
Sitting Room/Study 4.1m x 2.8m
Cloakroom 1.6m x 1.2m
Kitchen/Diner 7.8m x 4.8m
Bedroom 4.8m x 4.5m
En-Suite Shower Room 2.6m x 1.0m
Lounge 7.2m x 5.3m
Bedroom 6.5m x 6.4m
En-Suite Shower Room 2.8m x 1.4m
Bedroom 5.0m x 4.3m
En-Suite Shower Room 2.6m x 1.4m
Utility/Laundry Room 6.3m x 3.2m
Lounge 6.3m x 3.8m
Bedroom 6.4m x 2.9m
Shower Room 3.0m x 1.9m
Dressing Room 3.1m x 1.9m
Bedroom 4.6m x 4.2m
Bedroom 8.4m x 5.3m
En-Suite Shower Room 2.7m x 2.5m
Shower Room 3.1m x 2.3m
Garage 7.8m x 7.6m
Viewings strictly by appointment