MacPhee
MacPhee

Torcastle Lodge, Torcastle, Banavie, Fort William, PH33 7PB

Offers Over £599,000.00
  • Superior, Striking Detached Villa set in Generous Private Grounds
  • Panoramic Countryside Views in Rural Location
  • In Immaculate Order & Beautifully Presented
  • Lounge with Open Fire & Vaulted Ceiling
  • Spacious, Dining Kitchen with Patio Doors
  • Utility Room with Access to Integral Garage
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 En-Suite & Principal with Balcony)
  • Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Double Glazing & Oil Fired Central Heating (Underfloor to Ground Floor)
  • Lindab coated steel rainwater fittings
  • Extensive Garden Grounds of around 1.45 Acres with Hot Tub
  • Integral Garage
  • Timber Garden Cabin & Log Store
  • EPC Rating: C 75

Property Description

Superior, Striking Detached Villa set in Generous Private Grounds

Enjoying a truly exceptional position, with spectacular panoramic views over the River Lochy towards Ben Nevis, the subjects of sale form a superior, and striking, detached villa, set in generous garden grounds, with integral garage. In immaculate order, both internally and externally, Torcastle Lodge is beautifully presented, and offers superb, spacious   accommodation, elegantly arranged over two levels, whilst benefiting from double glazing and oil fired central heating – with zoned, underfloor heating, throughout the ground floor. Architecturally  designed, the property’s main entrance hallway, dining kitchen and lounge, capitalise on its south facing position, with floor to ceiling windows and patio doors, maximising the flow of natural light, whilst creating an amazing entertaining space, all leading to the private garden with covered veranda and hot tub. Boasting many features, including a principal suite with en-suite and balcony, oak internal doors, dining kitchen with quality fitted units, appliances and granite work surfaces, lounge with open fire and vaulted ceiling, modern bathroom and en-suite bedrooms, its easy to see the current owners have lovingly maintained the property.  Due to the size and location, Torcastle Lodge would make a superb family home, an idyllic holiday retreat, or, as currently used, an investment opportunity in the premium self-catering market. Please note, our clients are open to separate negotiation in relation to the business furniture etc.

Nestled between the River Lochy and famous Caledonian Canal, Torcastle Lodge is located in Torcastle, a small community in upper Banavie. While the area offers a quiet, rural location, it is only five miles drive from the main town of Fort Willliam, with all its amenities, schools, hospital etc. The area also provides an ideal base to take advantage of the numerous leisure and pleasure activities the region – known as ’The Outdoor Capital of the UK’ – has to offer. Torcastle as a location offers stunning views of Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor and holds the ruins of the old Tor Castle, stronghold of the Clan Cameron. From the property you can enjoy walk to the river, and/or, canal, to enjoy swimming, paddle boarding or canoeing.

Entrance Vestibule 2.3m x 1.8m

Wooden clad entrance, with tiled steps. Wooden front door with glazed panel. Built-in cupboard with sliding doors. Tiled flooring. Glazed door with fully glazed side panels to entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway 9.1m x 6.4m

L-shaped, with stairs to upper level. Cathedral style window to rear and picture windows to side. Two built-in cupboards, one housing Heatrae Sadia Megaflo hot water cylinder. Tiled flooring. Doors to dining kitchen, bedrooms, study and utility.

Dining Kitchen 6.1m x 5.0m

With picture windows and patio doors to rear, and picture window to side. Fitted with walnut effect kitchen units, offset with granite work surfaces and upstand. Integral Bosch double oven. Neff, 5-gas ring, hob with Bosch, stainless steel, extractor chimney over and stainless steel splashback. One-and-a-half bowl, stainless steel, undermounted sink unit. Plumbing for dishwasher. Tiled flooring. Open to lounge.

Lounge 5.4m x 4.8m

With patio doors to rear, windows to side. Open fire, with brick surround, oak overmantle, and slate hearth. Feature ceiling beam. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom 4.9m x 3.0m

L-shaped, with double window to side. Built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. Laminate flooring. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.4m x 1.6m

With frosted window to side. Fitted with modern white suite of WC, wash hand basin, and fully tiled shower cubicle, with mains shower. Heated towel rail. Half tiled walls. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom 4.9m x 3.0m

L-shaped, with double window to rear. Built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. Laminate flooring. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.4m x 1.6m

Fitted with modern white suite of WC, wash hand basin, and fully tiled shower cubicle, with mains shower. Heated towel rail. Half tiled walls. Tiled flooring.

Cloakroom 2.3m x 1.6m

With frosted window to front. Fitted with white suite of WC and wash hand basin. Half tiled walls. Tiled flooring.

Study/5th Bedroom 3.3m x 2.2m

With double window to front. Laminate flooring. Built-in cupboard.

Utility 2.9m x 2.3m

With double window to front. Fitted with walnut effect kitchen unit, offset with granite effect work surface. Stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled flooring. Door with frosted, glazed, panel to rear and door to garage.

Garage 5.0m x 4.5m

With double window to rear. High quality, Horman sectional, automatic garage door. Grant boiler. Hatch to loft.

Upper Level

Landing 3.9m x 2.5m

L-shaped, with two Velux windows to side. Hatch to loft. Doors to bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom 4.7m x 4.4m

Slightly L-shaped, with double window to front views. Double wardrobe with sliding doors.

Bathroom 2.9m x 1.9m

With Velux window to side. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin, and bath, with mains shower over. Half tiled walls. Tiled splashback. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Principal Bedroom 6.0m x 4.8m

L-shaped, with two Velux windows to side, and French doors to large rear, balcony, over looking the river. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 3.0m x 2.4m

With Velux window to side. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin, and fully tiled shower cubicle, with mains shower. Half tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Garden

A sweeping, gravelled, driveway leads to the property and provides ample parking. The grounds are laid in the main to lawn offset with mature trees and shrubs. The south facing, rear garden, enjoys views to Ben Nevis and the calming sounds of the River Lochy flowing beneath, whilst offering a covered veranda and hot tub. Timber garden cabin and log store.

Travel Directions

From Fort William take the A830 road to Mallaig and proceed over the Caledonian Canal, turning right immediately thereafter on to the B8004, signposted Gairlochy. Proceed along this road towards Muirshearlich, turning right where signposted Seangan Croft. Follow this road to the right, Torcastle is accessed through a tunnel under the Caledonian Canal. Torcatle Lodge is located at the very end of this road, clearly signposted.