Rowanlea, Ardnasatang, Strontian, PH36 4HY

Offers Over £275,000.00
  • Charming Traditional Detached Cottage
  • Stunning, Panoramic Loch Views
  • Desirable Rural Village Location
  • Business Opportunity
  • Lounge & Dining Area with Multi-Fuel Stove
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Double Glazing
  • Electric Heating
  • Spacious Garden Grounds
  • Detached Timber & Metal Garage
  • Full Planning Permission for an Substantial Extension plus 2 Detached Chalets
  • EPC Rating: E 41

Property Description



Set amidst spectacular Highland scenery with panoramic views sweeping over the adjacent countryside to Loch Sunart, Rowanlea forms a charming, traditional detached cottage, occupying spacious and private garden grounds.

The current owners have Full Planning Permission in place for the addition of a fantastic extension to the property plus two detached holiday chalets in the grounds.

Property Description

Occupying a rarely available, elevated position above the shores of Loch Sunart at Strontian, the sale of Rowanlea offers an exciting opportunity to purchase a most desirable and charming, traditional detached cottage. Taking full advantage of it’s superb location on the picturesque Ardnamurchan Peninsula, the property is set in generous garden grounds with sweeping views over the countryside, direct to the loch beyond. The property has recently been upgraded to include brand new exterior doors, a modern, quality fitted shaker-style kitchen with solid oak worktops, double Belfast sink unit and integral appliances, a contemporary white bathroom suite with striking tiling, fresh decoration in all rooms and new flooring throughout. Benefiting from  double glazing, electric heating and a multi-fuel stove, Rowanlea would be ideally suited to a number of uses including a wonderful family home, an idyllic holiday retreat or as an exciting business opportunity in an extremely buoyant holiday rental market as is currently used. Please note, the furniture can be included at separate negotiation.

The accommodation comprises – entrance porch, dining lounge, rear hallway, kitchen/diner and bathroom all on the ground floor. A staircase to the upper level leads to the three bedrooms, comprising two doubles with loch views and one single to the rear.


The current owners also have full planning permission in place to build a  substantial and impressive extension to the property including a loch view lounge and master suite plus two detached timber framed chalets in the grounds. Further details can be found on The Highland Council website, reference 19/03173/FUL or with the selling agents.


Rowanlea benefits from spacious garden grounds, laid in the main to natural lawn and offset with mature trees, bushes, hedging, seasonal planting and spectacular clematis. A private gravelled driveway approaches the property, providing ample parking and turning space. A timber & metal garage and two shipping containers are also included.


The property is situated in the popular village of Strontian, which is located at the head of Loch Sunart amidst spectacular Highland scenery. The village has a range of amenities, with shops, hotels, post office, doctor’s surgery, primary school and secondary school. Further facilities and amenities are available at Fort William – an easy 45 minute commute away. The area provides an ideal base to take advantage of all the West Highlands have to offer, including skiing, sailing, walking and fishing to name but a few.

Accommodation Dimensions 

Ground Floor

Front Porch 1.9 x 1.8 (about 6’3 x 5’9)

Lounge/Dining Area 7.7 x 3.5 (about 25’3 x 11’6)

Kitchen/Diner 3.9 x 3.0 (about 12’9 x 9’9)

Rear Hallway 2.7 x 1.8 (about 8’9 x 5’9)

Bathroom 2.4 x 1.8 (about 7’9 x 5’9)

Upper Level


Bedroom 4.2 x 2.6 (about 13’9 x 8’6)

Bedroom 4.2 x 2.6 (about 13’9 x 8’6)

Bedroom 2.4 x 2.2 (about 7’9 x 7’3)

Travel Directions

From Fort William take the A82 south for approximately 8 miles, turning right where signposted Corran Ferry. Take the Corran Ferry and on leaving the ferry, turn left on to the A861 and proceed on this road for around 12 miles to Strontian. When entering Strontian pass the Strontian Hotel, cross the small bridge, bearing left and proceed up the hill. The property is located around 1 mile along the road on the left hand side.