Detached house for sale in Spean Bridge, Fort William PH34

Guide price £550,000
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Detached house for sale - 8 bedrooms 8 5
Tenure:
Freehold
Council tax band:
Not available

Property features

  • Impressive, Substantial Detached Property with Detached Cottage
  • Superb Business Opportunity with High Reputation
  • Charming Village Location
  • Main House: 2 Lounges, 2 Dining Rooms, Kitchen, 4 Cloakrooms & 6 Bedrooms
  • (4 En-Suite). Electric Heating. Double Glazing.
  • The Bryson Suite Cottage: Open-Plan Lounge/Diner, Double Bedroom
  • Attic Room & Shower Room.
  • Lpg Central Heating. Double Glazing. Flexible Accommodation
  • Beautiful Grounds EPC Rating: G

Property description

Impressive, substantial detached property with cottage

Occupying a prime position, in the charming village of Spean Bridge, the sale of Smiddy House offers an opportunity to purchase a substantial, detached property, with separate detached cottage, located in the heart of the community. Currently run as a VisitScotland ‘Four Star Gold’ and aa ‘Double Rosette’ Restaurant with Rooms, the sale offers a very unique opportunity to purchase an extremely profitable business, as a going concern, with high reputation in place. Dating back to 1903, this impressive property boasts many original features, however has been sympathetically modernised to a superior standard. Due to the flexible accommodation on offer, Smiddy House could also be used for a variety of purposes, including a superb family home with ancillary accommodation or as a home with separate self-catering business.

Spean Bridge is a very desirable location, offering a wide range of amenities for a village, including a newly refurbished local Spar shop, hotels, cafes, bistro, restaurant and golf course. The village connects to the rest of The Highlands through its own train station, bus links and main A road. Additional amenities are available in Fort William, 10 miles away. The local area provides the opportunity to access a wealth of outdoor activities including the Great Glen and Nevis Range Ski Area, downhill and cross country mountain bike riding, hill walking, sailing, or exploring the footpaths along the Caledonian Canal only a few minutes drive from the property. Fort Augustus and the famous Loch Ness are about a 30 minute drive North.

Smiddy House

Entrance Vestibule 1.9m x 1.8m

With original wooden panelled front door. Wooden tongue-and-groove walls and ceiling. Antique butler’s bell box. Laminate flooring. Two internal windows to conservatory. Original, half glazed, wooden door with half glazed side panels to entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway 4.6m x 2.1m

With stairs to upper level. Doors to dining room one, inner hallway, office and dining room two. Built-in cupboard. Engineered oak flooring. Plaster cornicing and ceiling rose. Wooden dado rail.

Dining Room One 4.5m x 4.3m

With two windows to side. Open fire with cast iron surround, tiled hearth and wooden overmantle. Plaster cornicing and ceiling rose. Wooden dado rail. Built-in shelved alcove. French doors to conservatory.

Conservatory 6.6m x 3.7m

With seven windows to front and one to side. Feature, wood burning, stove set on slate tiled hearth, with slate tiled surround.

Inner Hallway 1.6m x 1.2m

With tiled flooring. Doors to three cloakrooms.

Gents Cloakroom 2.2m x 1.3m

Slightly L-shaped. Fitted with white suite of urinals and two wash hand basins. Half tiled walls. Filed flooring. Door to WC.

WC 1.6m x 0.9m

Angled room, with white WC. Tiled flooring.

Ladies Cloakroom 2.6m x 1.0m

Slightly L-shaped, with frosted, sash and case windows to side. Fitted with white suite of WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashback. Tiled flooring.

Baby Changing & Ladies Cloakroom 2.2m x 1.6m

Slightly L-shaped. Fitted with white suite of WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashback and flooring. Baby changing unit.

Dining Room Two 4.9m x 4.1m

With bay window to front. Ornate plaster cornicing and ceiling rose. Wooden dado rail. Open fire, with decorative, tiled, cast iron surround, tiled hearth and wooden overmantle. Swing exit door from kitchen. Arch, with plaster corbels, to dining room three.

Dining Room Three 4.4m x 3.7m

With two windows to front. Ornate plaster cornicing and ceiling rose. Wooden dado rail. Fitted bar/coffee counter. Wooden flooring to bar area. Door to service storage room.

Service Storage Room 2.0m x 1.8m

With side entrance door. Door to kitchen.

Kitchen 5.8m x 4.4m

L-shaped, with two windows to rear. Includes a selection of quality stainless steel cooking appliances, fridges and freezers. Three stainless steel sink units. Door to pantry. Open to larder/preparation area.

Pantry 2.0m x 1.9m

Door with frosted panel to rear.

Larder/Preparation Area 4.9m x 2.9m

L-shaped, with doors to adjoining dining room passageway and reception office. Includes a further selection of stainless steel catering equipment.

Dining Room Passageway 0.9m x 0.8m

With two swing doors and tiled walls.

Reception Office 2.2m x 0.9m

With fitted shelving and built-in cupboard. Reception hatch with access to entrance hallway.

First Floor

With windows to rear at half landing. Plaster cornicing and ceiling rose.

Hallway 7.6m x 1.6m

With doors to four en-suite bedrooms, open to utility area and door to top level apartment. Plaster cornicing and wooden dado rail.

Oban Bedroom 4.5m x 4.3m

L-shaped, with two windows to front and two to side. Built-in wardrobe. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.7m x 1.0m

Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle, with Mira shower. Wooden tongue-and-groove half walls. Wooden flooring. Feature skirting lights.

Jura Bedroom 4.2m x 3.4n

L-shaped, with two windows to front. Fitted shelving and open wardrobe area. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.8m x 1.0m

Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin and fully wet-walled shower cubicle, with Mia shower. Tiled splashback. White laminate flooring.

Utility Area 2.1m x 1.3m

L-shaped, with built-in cupboard and doors to laundry room and fire escape stairs.

Laundry Room 2.1m x 1.1m

With sash-and-case window to rear. Plumbing for two washing machines and space for two tumble dryers.

Islay Bedroom 3.9m x 3.1m

L-shaped, with two windows to front. Fitted with open wardrobe. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.1m x 1.0m

Fitted with white WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with Triton shower. Fully tiled walls. White laminate flooring.

Tobermory Bedroom 3.3m x 2.8m

Slightly L-shaped, with window to rear. Built-in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.1m x 1.9m

L-shaped. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash and basin and fully tiled shower cubicle, with Triton shower and feature spot lights around. Wet wall splashback. Wooden flooring. Tongue-and-groove half walling.

Second Floor (currently used as owners accommodation)

With stairs to hallway.

Hallway 7.0m x 3.7m

L-shaped, with built-in cupboard. Fitted kitchen cupboards, offset with wood effect work surfaces. Doors to lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.

Lounge 5.0m x 2.7m

With Velux window to rear. Wooden, tongue-and-groove, walls and ceiling.

Bedroom 3.8m x 2.6m

L-shaped, with Velux window to side. Wooden, tongue-and-groove, walls and ceiling.

Bathroom 1.8m x 1.7m

L-shaped. Fitted with white WC, wash hand basin and bath with Mira shower over. Fully tiled walls. Wood effect tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3.7m x 2.8m

With Velux window to rear. Wooden, tongue-and-groove, walls and ceiling.

The Bryson Suite Cottage

A charming detached cottage which is currently used as extra accommodation to the main property, titled ‘The Bryson Suite’, however would be ideal owners accommodation or a self-catering opportunity. The property is in excellent order and benefits from double glazing and lpg central heating. There is also plumbing in place for the creation of a kitchen area.

Lounge 6.4m x 5.0m

With wooden stable entrance door. Frosted window to front and fully glazed patio doors to rear. Metal circular staircase to upper level. Impressive fireplace with slate tiled hearth and wooden overmantle. Wooden ceiling beams. Laminate flooring. Doors to bedroom and inner hallway. Please note, this room previously housed a galley kitchen, and all pipes and services are still present beneath the laminate flooring, should the successful purchaser wish to reinstate.

Bedroom 3.6m x 2.8m

L-shaped, with window to side and triple, fully glazed, doors to rear. Laminate flooring. Wooden ceiling beams.

Inner Hallway 1.3m x 1.0m

Laminate flooring. Door and step down to shower room.

Shower Room 2.7m x 1.8m

L-shaped, with frosted window to front. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle, with mains shower. Fully tiled walls. Wooden ceiling beams. Laminate flooring.

Upper Level 9.1m x 4.0m

With three double dormer windows to rear and two double dormer windows to front. Decorative metal balustrades. Built-in cupboard, housing Glow-Worm boiler. Currently used for sleeping accommodation.

Garden

The property enjoys grounds to all sides. The front, walled garden, is laid to a paved patio and gravel, for ease of maintenance, and provides an enjoyable seating area for the main house. The rear garden, which is laid to gravel, offers ample parking and enjoys views to the River Spean. The cottage has a fenced, private, garden area. Garden store. Bin area.

Travel Directions

On entering Spean Bridge, proceed over the bridge and take the first turning right, signposted A86 Newtonmore road. The entrance to Smiddy House is immediately on the right hand side, with parking to the rear.

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