Superior, architect-designed detached home
If you're looking for a spacious family home, in a quiet & sought after village setting, or perhaps somewhere that you can run a high class B&B from, this is the ideal home for you.
Occupying a superb position, with spectacular views to Glen Duror and the surrounding countryside, the sale of SwallowCroft offers an exciting opportunity to purchase a superior, architect-designed, detached home located in the exclusive and highly sought after village of Duror. Set in generous and mature attractive grounds, with a detached double garage offering further development opportunity should any buyer wish to take advantage of this.
The accommodation in SwallowCroft comprises - Entrance Porch, Open Hallway, Large Spacious Lounge, Dining Room with Large Adjoining Conservatory, Kitchen, Utility with Large Storage Cupboard, Understair Cloakroom, Study/5th Bedroom, Large Double Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room, Second Double Bedroom, & Large Family Bathroom all on the Ground Floor. The Upper Level offers a Spacious Landing with Velux Window, Large Double Bedroom with Large Impressive En-suite Bath/Shower Room with Large Adjoining Storage Room with mountain views, Large Double Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room, Double Garage with secure storage area above.
Peacefully situated, with all-round panoramic views towards Glen Duror and the surrounding countryside, "SwallowCroft" is set in generous, and private garden grounds. The setting is further complemented by the property itself which was architecturally designed and provides a superb modern family home, created to take full advantage of its position.
In immaculate order both internally and externally, originally built as a spacious family home by the current owners in 1995, it was completely refurbished in 2016. The property has been specifically designed to create fantastic living space and boasts numerous features such as spacious, bright and airy public rooms, a large raised deck area for garden entertaining, gas-fired central heating, an impressive Lounge, Kitchen and Dining Room each taking advantage of the stunning country views, generously sized bedrooms and a stunning, modern family bathroom to name but a few. The property's layout provides the owners with flexible accommodation and offers a fantastic family home however it would also be suited as an idyllic holiday home or the opportunity to use as premium self-catering accommodation or B&B in a very buoyant holiday letting market.
SwallowCroft is approached by a private, gravelled driveway providing ample parking for approx. 10 cars, and enjoys spacious, landscaped garden grounds, with varied areas to all sides. The well-stocked grounds are laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees, shrubs, bushes and seasonal planting. A striking, substantial raised deck provides a fantastic and private entertaining area which can be also be accessed from the Conservatory. The detached double garage/workshop also benefits from light, power, and broadband internet connection, with secure floored storage space above.
The property offers the potential for further development, with the opportunity of developing part of the garage into a self contained apartment. The owners have also previously drawn up plans for a one bedroom granny flat extension to the main house.
There is an opportunity to purchase an additional one acre of land which adjoins the property, by separate negotiation. This would provide any purchaser with direct riverside access, as well as the potential to further extend the property* toward the river, build holiday-let accommodation*, or use it as a paddock to graze horses.
The quiet and exclusive village of Duror offers a range of facilities including a highly respected village primary school, childrens play park, hotel & restaurant, and a cycle path connecting you to the major towns and villages in the area, while secondary schooling is available in the nearby village of Kinlochleven, Historic town of Fort William, or Coastal port of Oban. Principal amenities are available in the village of Ballachulish, some 8 miles to the east. There is a bus service which operates to and from Oban, Fort William, and the surrounding villages. The nearest train station is located at Connel, some 12 miles south, which provides a regular service to and from the major Central Scotland cities. For those wishing to visit the scottish islands, there is an air service operated from Oban Airport, and from the Oban Ferry Terminal, some 12 miles, and 16 miles respectively.
The village of Duror is ideally situated, centrally positioned between both towns of Fort William and Oban, providing fast commutable access to anywhere in the area, in under 30 minutes. The local area is renowned throughout the world as being the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK', providing access to 2 world class ski centres, a downhill mountain bike course, indoor ice climbing wall, 7 Golf courses, 58 Munro Mountains, 100's miles of cycle tracks & paths, Rock climbing, Watersports, Adrenaline Sports, Forest Walks, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Lounge 5.3m x 4.0m
Dining 3.9m x 3.9m
Conservatory 4.2m x 3.6m
Kitchen 3.9m x 3m
Utility 2.3m x 1.5m
Double Bedroom 3.8m x 3.0m
Double Bedroom 3.9m x 2.8m
Bedroom 5 / Study 2.9m x 2.8m
Double Bedroom 4.0m x 4.0m
Double Bedroom 3.9m x 3.9m
Garage 6.0m x 5.5m
Please see the many photographs that accompany this listing and the indicative floor plan for further detail. To fully appreciate this property please arrange a viewing appointment which you can do 24/7 by clicking on the contact link provided
* Subject to gaining the relevant permissions & approvals