Shilo, Morar, By Mallaig, PH40 4PB

Price Guide £275,000.00
  • Substantial Detached Villa
  • Idyllic Rural Location with Partial Views to Loch Morar
  • Spacious, Flexible Accommodation
  • Entrance Hallway
  • Dining Lounge
  • Breakfasting Kitchen & Utility
  • Upper Sitting Room
  • 6 Bedrooms (2 En-Suite)
  • Family Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Double Glazing & Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Detached Garage and Large Garden with Ample Private Parking
  • EPC Rating: TBC

Property Description


The sale of this detached villa offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a substantial and striking property, set in generous private grounds, in the pretty coastal village of Morar near Mallaig. Offering spacious, flexible accommodation over two levels, Shilo has been built to create a fantastic family home however would also be equally well suited to a bed-and-breakfast business, idyllic holiday retreat or as a self-catering option in an extremely buoyant holiday market. Whilst some upgrading and modernisation is required, the property benefits from oil fired central heating, exceptionally well-proportioned rooms and is flooded with light, most notably the welcoming entrance hallway, dining lounge with patio doors to the rear garden and breakfasting kitchen with sold granite work surfaces and breakfast bar. In addition to the property itself, a large detached garage comprising two floors and a sunroom to the rear is included in the sale and could provide, subject to the necessary planning consents, further accommodation.

Morar is one of the most scenic and popular West Coast villages, situated on the road between Fort William and Mallaig – ”The Road to the Isles”. The property is ideally located to explore this extremely attractive part of the Highlands and Inner Isles, famous for the stunning white sandy beaches “The Silver Sands”, with views towards the Small Isles of Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna. The village itself has a primary school, hotel, garage, church, etc with further facilities being available at Arisaig, Mallaig and Fort William – to which there is a link by both road and rail.

Accommodation Details

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway 7.0 x 4.5 (about 23’0 x 14’9)
L-shaped, with two glazed panels to front and UPVC, half glazed front door. Stairs to upper level. Doors to dining lounge, breakfasting kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom.

Dining Lounge 9.1 x 6.1 (about 29’9 x 20’0)
L-shaped, with windows to side and rear, with patio doors to rear garden. Stone fireplace with granite hearth and electric fire insert. Glazed panel to breakfasting kitchen.

Breakfasting Kitchen 6.4 x 4.6 (about 21’0 x 15’0)
With double window and UPVC, half glazed door to side. Fitted with wood trim kitchen units, offset with granite work surfaces and breakfast bar. Integral CDA double oven and gas hob range with stainless steel chimney hood over. One-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splashback. Plumbing for dishwasher. Door to utility.

Utility 2.6 x 1.5 (about 8’6 x 5’0)
With window to front. Fitted with wall cupboard and wood effect work surfaces. Fitted shelving. Plumbing for washing machine. Door to cloakroom.

Cloakroom 1.9 x 1.5 (about 6’3 x 5’0)
With frosted window to side. Fitted with white suite of WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashback.

Bedroom 4.6 x 4.4 (about 15’0 x 14’3)
With double window to front and one to side.

Family Bathroom 3.3 x 3.1 (about 10’9 x 10’3)
With frosted window to side. Fitted with blue coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin, corner bath and shower cubicle with mains shower. Fully tiled walling. Built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 5.0 x 4.5 (about 16’6 x 14’9)
With double window to rear and one to side. Built-in wardrobes and cupboards with louvre doors.

Upper Level

Study Landing 3.6 x 3.1 (about 11’9 x 10’3)
L-shaped, with window to loch views. Built-in cupboards. Door to bedrooms and open arch to upper sitting room.

Bedroom 5.9 x 3.2 (about 19’3 x 10’6)
L-shaped, with Velux window to side. Built-in wardrobes with louvre doors. Hatch to loft. Door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom 3.1 x 2.6 (about 10’3 x 8’6)
With Velux window to side. Fitted with green coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and bath with Mira shower over. Tiled splashback. Tiled flooring. Built-in cupboards with louvre doors.

Bedroom 4.3 x 3.2 (about 14’0 x 10’6)
L-shaped, with Velux window to rear views.

Sitting Room 6.3 x 4.3 (about 20’6 x 14’0)
Slightly L-shaped, with three windows to loch views. Doors to bedrooms.

Bedroom 3.3 x 3.2 (about 10’9 x 10’6)
With Velux window to rear views. Three built-in cupboards with louvre doors. Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 5.9 x 3.2 (about 19’3 x 10’6)
L-shaped, with Velux window to side. Built-in wardrobes with louvre doors. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 3.1 x 2.6 (about 10’3 x 8’6)
L-shaped, with Velux window to side. Fitted with Avocado coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and fully tiled shower cubicle with Aquatron shower. Built-in cupboards with louvre doors.

Shilo is approached by a private tarmac driveway leading to the garage and providing ample parking and turning space. The remaining garden grounds are laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees, hedging, shrubs, bushes and a raised bedding area. A paved pathway from the front of the property to the rear, leads to a paved patio area and garden pond.

The garage comprises the main area, plus a sunroom to the rear and has flooring in place above.

Main Area 6.7 x 4.4 (about 22’0 x 14’3)
With up-and-over metal door, plus door to side. Windows to sides. Fitted shelving. With light and power.

Sunroom 4.1 x 3.0 (about 13’6 x 9’9)
L-shaped, with double window to rear. With light and power.

Travel Directions

Travelling from Fort William on the A830 ‘Road the Isles’ Mallaig road for 37 miles, turn right on to the B8008 road, signposted “Bracara, Morar & Loch Morar”. Continue under the viaduct and follow the road round to the left for around 1/2 mile, turning right where signposted “Bracara, Loch Morar”. Proceed ahead, bearing slightly left then round the bend to the right and Shilo is located on the right hand side.