Tarbet Cottage, Salen, Acharacle, PH36 4JN

Price Guide £380,000.00
  • Desirable Detached Property
  • Idyllic Location with Loch Views
  • Lounge with Stove
  • Dining & Sun Room
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Utility/Study
  • 4 Double Bedrooms (Principal En-Suite)
  • Family Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Double Glazing
  • Solid Fuel Heating System
  • Spacious Garden with Workshop
  • EPC Rating: E 52

Property Description


Located in an elevated position, in the desirable coastal village of Salen, the subjects of sale form a most attractive detached dwellinghouse, set in generous garden grounds. With stunning views to Loch Sunart and the surrounding hills, Tarbet Cottage is in excellent good order, and offers spacious accommodation, arranged in a convenient layout over two levels, making it a superb family home. Modernised in recent years the property boast bright, living space, with the lounge, kitchen/diner, dining room and sun room all connected and all with access to the raised decking area. Benefiting from double glazing and solid fuel heating system, the property would also make a fantastic holiday home or an exciting investment opportunity for the buoyant holiday rental market.

Tarbet Cottage is located in the delightful community of Salen on the Ardnamurchan peninsula, an area famed for its natural rugged beauty and wildlife. Approximately 40 miles west of Fort William, the village of Acharacle, some 3 miles away, offers local amenities such as shops, hotel, doctors surgery, post office, garage and primary school, while the secondary school is some 9 miles away in the village of Strontian. Salen itself offers a superb hotel, Jetty with pier, moorings, pontoon and shop. The property is well placed to take advantage of the numerous leisure and pleasure activities the area has to offer.


Entrance Porch

With UPVC  door with glazed panel. Picture windows to front and side. Door to lounge.

Lounge 5.9m x 4.8m

With window to rear. Feature multi-fuel stove set on slate hearth with stone surround. Oak flooring with under floor heating. Picture rail. Bi-folding door to dining room. Door to kitchen/diner. French doors to raised decking area.

Kitchen 6.5m x 4.6m

With window to side. Fitted with olive coloured kitchen units offset wood effect work surfaces. Flavel range cooker with chimney hood over and stainless steel splashback. Stainless steel sink unit. Integral dishwasher. Slate flooring. Patio door to side decking area. Door to side hallway. French doors dining room.

Dining Room 5.4m x 3.3m

With French doors to raised decking area.  Picture rail. Oak flooring with under floor heating. Doorway to sun room.

Sun Room 5.4m x 2.9m

With dual aspect windows. Feature, exposed stone wall. Laminate flooring. Patio door to raised decking area.

Side Hallway 3.5m x 2.3m

L-Shaped, with wooden door to side. Two windows to side. Built-in  cupboard. Tiled flooring. Doors to cloakroom and utility/study.

Cloakroom 1.3m x 1.1m

Fitted with modern white suite of WC and wash hand basin set on vanity unit. Tiled flooring and splashback.

Utility/Study 3.0m x 2.8m

With window to side. Fitted with cream coloured kitchen units offset with wood  effect work surfaces. Stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled flooring.

Rear Hallway 2.4m x 2.0m

With windows to side and rear. Stairs to upper level. Under stair cupboard. Wooden door to side.

Upper Level


With windows to sides. Hatch to loft. Doors to bedroom and bathroom.

Bedroom 3.6m x 2.9m

With windows to side and rear.

Bedroom 3.6m x 3.5m

With window to side.

Principal Bedroom 5.8m x 5.2m

With three Velux windows to front. Feature, exposed stone wall. Two walk-in cupboards. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 3.2m x 1.9m

With two Velux windows to front. Fitted with modern white suite of  WC and wash hand basin set on vanity unit, and wet walled shower cubicle with main shower. Tiled splashback.

Bathroom 3.0m x 2.2m

With window to side. Fitted with modern suite of WC, wash hand basin set on vanity unit, spa bath and wet walled shower cubicle with Mira shower. Tiled splashback. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 4.2m x 3.0m

With windows to rear and side.

Workshop 5.2m x 4.4m

Of timber construction. Double wooden doors. Entrance door to side. Carport to side.


A sweeping gravelled driveway leads to the property and provides ample parking. The garden is laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees and shrubs, which provide privacy, whilst a wraparound decking area takes in the stunning views over Loch Sunart. Workshop with carport.

Travel Directions

From Fort William travel south on the A82 to the Corran Ferry (regular daily crossings). From Ardgour turn left and proceed on the A861 to Salen, turning left where signposted Glenborrodale on the B8007, to the village of Salen. Tarbert Cottage is located around 1 mile down the B8007 on the right hand side, after the village jetty etc.