MacPhee
MacPhee

Westfield, Inverie, Knoydart, PH41 4PL

Price Guide £380,000.00
  • Exceptional Detached Villa
  • Extraordinary, Idyllic Coastal Location
  • Situated on the Knoydart Peninsula
  • Semi Open-Plan Lounge, Dining & Kitchen
  • Utility Area
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Shower Rooms
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Garden with Decking & Outbuilding
  • Ideal Business Opportunity
  • EPC Rating: C 72

Property Description

EXCEPTIONAL DETACHED VILLA

Westfield is situated on the shores of Loch Nevis and boasts spectacular, uninterrupted panoramic views over the loch to the Peninsula and beyond. This extraordinary and idyllic loch front location is further complemented by the property itself, which has been designed to take full advantage of its position. Currently used as a fantastic Bed & Breakfast as well as a family home, this exceptional property could make an ideal holiday home or excellent letting opportunity due to the desirable location.

The accommodation comprises – utility area, shower room, semi open-plan breakfasting kitchen, lounge with vaulted ceiling, cathedral windows and wood burning stove, dining area and two double bedrooms, all on the ground floor. The upper level with mezzanine landing overlooking the lounge has two double bedrooms and a shower room off.

Located in a stunning coastal location and boasting amazing views over Loch Nevis towards Inverie Bay and beyond, the sale of Westfield offers a very rare and unique opportunity to purchase a desirable detached villa. Completed to a high specification, this superb property boasts a bespoke oak staircases, curved walling, solid oak internal doors and flooring, a cathedral window, mezzanine level, feature stove, modern kitchen with appliances and shower rooms, as well as oil fired under floor heating to the ground level. Positioned a short distance from the main settlement area of Inverie, Westfield is perfectly placed to enjoy the activity of this interesting location.

As the current owners use the property as a successful Bed & Breakfast, they maybe willing to include most of the furniture in the sale, subject to agreement.

Known as one of the last wilderness areas in Britain, the Knoydart Peninsula is situated on the shores of Loch Nevis (Loch of Heaven) and is serviced daily by the fast water taxi ferries who run   several sailings everyday, all year round, across the sheltered sea loch (25 mins crossing). The village of Inverie holds the majority of local amenities, including the Nursery School, Primary School, Library, Post Office, Community Shops, Knoydart Pottery & Tearoom and The Old Forge pub and seafood restaurant.

As well as providing an ideal retreat to get-away-from-it-all, Knoydart offers an array of activities such Munro bagging with three Munros on it’s doorstep, bike trails, sea angling, kayaking, diving, boat trips, with the prospect of spotting dolphins and seals, Minke whales, orcas, otters and eagles and also boasts it’s own Ranger Service who leads walks for all levels.

A driveway leads to the rear of the property and provides a parking area. The garden grounds are laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees and shrubs. A decked patio area is situated to the front of the property, which captures views over the fascinating loch. There is an outbuilding to the rear of the property. The outbuilding is currently used as a pantry area, generator store and small workshop, with a log store.

Accommodation Dimensions

Utility 2.5 x 2.1 (about 8’3 x 6’9)

Kitchen 4.7 x 4.0 (about 15’6 x 13’)

Shower Room 2.3 x 2.3 (about 7’6 x 7’6)

Lounge/Diner 8.2 x 4.0 (about 27’ x 13’)

Bedroom 3.3 x 3.2 (about 10’9 x 10’6)

Bedroom 3.9 x 3.3 (about 12’9 x 10’9)

Upper Level

Bedroom 5.1 x 4.5 (about 16’9 x 14’9)

Shower Room 2.0 x 1.8 (about 6’6 x 5’9)

Bedroom 5.1 x 3.3 (about16’9 x 10’9)

Knoydart Services

A large part of Knoydart is owned and managed by the local community. This includes the provision of electricity which is supplied by Knoydart Renewables from its own hydro electric scheme. Water is from a shared private supply with surrounding houses. Septic tank is sole for Westfield. Fast Satellite Broadband is available via Hebnet, a Community Interest Company which provides broadband to Knoydart, the Gaelic College, University of the Highland and Islands and The Small Isles. Excellent secondary schooling is in Mallaig with the provision of en-suite accommodation for secondary students commuting Mon to Fri for their secondary education from Inverie.

Travel Directions

Knoydart is accessed by daily fast passenger ferries and water taxis from Mallaig who operate several sailings a day all year round. (25 min crossing over a sheltered sea loch).  Westfield is located a short drive (around 5 mins) from the main pier at Inverie.