Melville House, Garbhein Road, Kinlochleven, PH50 4SE

Price Guide £250,000.00
  • Charming, Traditional Detached Dwellinghouse
  • Former Postmaster's House
  • Convenient Village Location with Mountain Views
  • In Excellent Order & Beautifully Presented
  • Many Original Features
  • Lounge with Open Fire
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Cloakroom
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Double Glazing
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Spacious Mature Garden Grounds
  • Garden Shed
  • EPC Rating: D 55

Property Description


An impressive detached, former Postmaster’s House located in the heart of the village of Kinlochleven, enjoying stunning countryside and mountain views, set in spacious, mature private grounds.

Dating from the 1930s, Melville House has been fully renovated by the current owners and oozes an abundance of character and charm. The property offers a fantastic family home, boasting a delightful mix of modern fixtures and fittings whilst retaining many of the original features.

Property Description

Melville House forms a most desirable and charming, detached period dwellinghouse, which in recent years has been fully refurbished and modernised throughout to create a superb and impressive property. Dating from around 1930 and believed to originally have been the Postmaster’s House, the property sits nestled in mature private grounds in a most scenic setting.

In excellent order both internally and externally, the property benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating. Enjoying bright and airy rooms, the property boasts many original features comprising hardwood parquet flooring in the lounge and hallway, dual aspect windows in several of the rooms, plaster cornicing and an original open fire. The current owners have lovingly updated the property with modern additions including a quality  fitted kitchen with oak work surfaces and modern bathroom suites.

The flexible and spacious accommodation on offer would provide the successful purchasers with a wonderful family home, idyllic holiday retreat or a business opportunity as a self-catering prospect in a very buoyant market.


Melville House is approached by a shared gravelled driveway and provides gravelled off-street parking. The mature and generous garden grounds enjoy views to the surrounding countryside, including towards the Mamore Range of mountains, Garbh Bheinn and Meall Garbh. Laid in the main to lawn, the grounds are offset with gravelled pathways, mature trees, shrubs, bushes and seasonal planting, all providing colour and interest. A recently built, timber shed is also included in the sale.


The village of Kinlochleven is set at the head of Loch Leven, some 7 miles from Glencoe and 22 miles from Fort William, and offers a range of amenities including the development of a fantastic new primary/secondary school, post office, hotels, shops and doctor’s surgery and the Ice Factor – the biggest indoor ice climbing wall in the world.

Accommodation Dimensions

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch 2.0 x 0.8 (about 6’6 x 2’6)

Hallway 3.0 x 2.0 (about 9’9 x 6’6)

Lounge 5.3 x 3.6 (about 17’6 x 11’9)

Dining Kitchen 5.4 x 3.2 (about 17’9 x 10’6)

Rear Hallway 2.6 x 1.1 (about 8’6 x 3’6)

Cloakroom 2.1 x 1.1 (about 6’9 x 3’6)

Utility 1.6 x 1.4 (about 5’3 x 4’6)

Upper Floor

Bedroom 5.3 x 3.7 (about 17’6 x 12’3)

Bedroom 3.2 x 2.5 (about 10’6 x 8’3)

Bedroom 3.2 x 2.8 (about 10’6 x 9’3)

Bathroom 2.3 x 2.0 (about 7’6 x 6’6)

Travel Directions

From Fort William, proceed south on the A82 road towards Glencoe village. At the village turn left on to the B863 road to Kinlochleven. Follow this road for approx. 6 miles, turning right onto Garbhein Crescent immediately after the Welcome to Kinlochleven sign. Follow this road straight ahead, taking the first road on the left and proceed down this road. Melville House is the last property, located on the right hand side.