Masada, Kilmonivaig, Spean Bridge, PH34 4DX

Price Guide £698,000.00
  • Substantial Period Property
  • Desirable, Private Location with Stunning Mountain Views
  • Magnificent Period Features
  • Impressive Reception Hallway with Pitch Pine Staircase & Stain Glass Window
  • Lounge, Drawing Room & Dining Room
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Five Bedrooms (Principal with Dressing Room) & Study
  • Bathroom, Cloakroom & Two Shower Rooms
  • Utility & Boiler Room/Laundry
  • Double Glazing & Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Around 1 Acre of Garden Grounds
  • Brick Built Barn with Development Potential
  • EPC Rating: E 43

Property Description



Enjoying a prime, elevated position, with breath-taking views across the Glen, towards the Grey Corries mountain range, and Aonach Mor in the distance, the sale of Masada provides a substantial, period property, set in around an acre of private garden grounds. Nestled above the desirable village of Spean Bridge, this former manse, built in 1895, has been sympathetically restored and  refurbished by the current owners, over the years. Boasting many magnificent, period, features including, an impressive reception hallway and large galleried landing, pitch pine staircase and   beautiful stain glass window, heavy panelled doors, deep natural timber skirting boards, original fireplaces, bay windows and high ceilings, the property provides spacious, flexible, accommodation, elegantly arranged over two levels. Benefiting from double glazing and oil fired central heating, the spacious dining kitchen, also features a striking, oil fired, Aga cooker. Ideally suited as a superb family home, Masada would furthermore make an idyllic holiday retreat and also presents an exciting business opportunity, in an extremely buoyant, self-catering, market.

Spean Bridge is a very desirable location offering  a wide range of amenities for a village,  including a local Spar shop, hotels, cafes, bistro, restaurant and golf course. The village connects to the rest of The Highlands through its own train station, bus links and main A road. Additional amenities are available in Fort William, 10 miles away. The local area provides the opportunity to access a wealth of outdoor activities including the Great Glen and Nevis Range Ski  Area, downhill and cross country mountain bike riding, hill walking, sailing, or exploring the footpaths along the Caledonian canal only a few minutes drive from the property. Fort Augustus and the famous Loch Ness are about a 30 minute drive North.


Reception Hallway 8.3m x 7.5m

With double, wooden storm exterior doors. L-shaped, with wooden, glazed internal door and two windows to front. Feature, pitch pine staircase, with stain glass window to rear. Feature fireplace. Doors to lounge, dining room, rear hallway and drawing room. Under stair cupboard.

Lounge 5.6m x 4.7m (currently used as a bedroom)

With bay windows to both front and side. Feature fireplace.

Dining Room 4.1m x 4.0m (currently used as a bedroom)

With window to side. Feature fireplace.

Drawing Room 6.5m x 4.6m

With bay window to front and double windows to side. Feature fireplace with marble surround and wooden overmantle. Door to study.

Study 4.5m x 2.2m

With window to side. Solid oak flooring. Door to dining kitchen.

Dining Kitchen 4.6m x 4.0m

With two windows to side and window to rear.  Fitted with wood effect kitchen units, offset with granite effect work surfaces. Feature navy Aga (oil fired). Lamona double oven and hob with extractor hood over. Integral dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. Two ceramic sink units. Solid oak flooring. Doors to boiler room/laundry and rear hallway.

Boiler Room/Laundry 3.5m x 1.5m

With door to side garden. Wall units. Granite effect work surfaces. Plumbing for washing machine. Grant combi boiler.

Rear Hallway 5.7mx 3.6m

With door to side garden. Solid oak flooring. Walk-in cloak cupboard, with window to rear. Doors to utility, cloakroom, shower room and reception hallway.

Utility 2.5m x 1.5m

With work surface and storage cupboards.

Cloakroom 2.1m x 1.3m

With window to side. Fitted with white Heritage suite of WC and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Solid oak flooring.

Shower Room 1.9m x 1.3m

With window to side. Fitted with white Heritage suite of wash hand basin and tiled shower cubicle with mains shower. Heated towel rail. Solid oak  flooring.

First Floor

Galleried Landing 7.4m x 4.9m

L-shaped, with doors to bedrooms, dressing room, bathroom and shower room. Hatch to loft.

Bedroom Four 4.3m x 3.9m

With window to side. Feature fireplace.

Principal Bedroom 4.7m x 4.6m

With windows to front and side. Feature fireplace. Door to dressing room.

Dressing Room 3.5m x 3.3m (currently used as a bedroom)

With window to front. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom Two 4.7m x 4.6m

With windows to front and side. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom Three 4.1m x 3.8m

With window to side. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom Five 4.1m x 3.9m

With window to side. Feature fireplace.

Bathroom 3.0m x 2.0m

With window to side. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin and roll-top bath, with Aquas shower and shower attachment over. Feature granite flooring. Heated towel rail.

Shower/Wet Room 2.0m x 1.6m

With two windows to side. Fitted with white Heritage suite of WC, wash hand basin and walk-in Shower, with mains shower. Underfloor heating. Heated towel rail.

Garden Grounds

Masada is approached via a gated, private gravelled driveway and provides a large turning circle, with ample parking. Enjoying grounds of around one acre, the garden is laid in the main to lawn, offset with impressive mature trees, hedging and shrubs. A patio features to the side, presents an ideal entertaining area, and enjoys stunning views.

The Barn

The sale includes a brick built barn to the rear, which subject to the necessary planning constraints, could provide an exciting development  opportunity. Currently used as a store room, and housing oil storage tanks, for the central heating to Masada.

Travel Directions

Travelling from Fort William north on the A82 to Spean Bridge for 9 miles, proceed over the bridge, bear left and continue up the hill for approximately half a mile. Turn left where signposted Kilmonivaig Church and the property is located on the left hand side.