Cuilcheanna, Onich, Fort William, Highland, PH33 6SD

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  • Detached
  • Highland
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 public rooms
  • 4 bathrooms

A wonderful five-bedroom family home set in a prominent Lochside location, within the popular coastal Highland village of Onich

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Situated in a prominent coastal position within the idyllic Highland village of Onich at the head of Loch Linnhe, Cuilcheanna offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a wonderful five-bedroom family home set in approximately 0.11 acres of land.

The property is accessed from the road via a shared private track, leading to sheltered courtyard parking area behind the house. Entrance is traditionally to the rear of the house, with a boot room / vestibule, leading into a central hallway.

To the left, a stepped access and double doors lead through to a sizeable family lounge, warmed through by a feature inbuilt wood burning stove. A full width window perfectly frames the uninterrupted, far-reaching views across the gardens to the loch beyond, also flooding the room with natural daylight.

Adjacent to the lounge, a combined kitchen and dining room features a comprehensive range of wall and floor units complimented by a contrasting grey roll-top worktop. A range of well-specified integrated appliances includes double oven and four ring induction hob, with an American style fridge/freezer also incorporated within the design.

The kitchen flows into the dining area, with the latter benefitting from French doors which opens up the room to the front garden. A combination of wooden flooring and en vogue décor gives the rooms a homely feel, creating the perfect place to entertain family and friends.

A ground floor master bedroom is located to the front of the house, also offering superb panoramic views across the loch. The room benefits from full en-suite facilities, including full sized bath and cubicle shower complimented by a stylish two-piece bathroom suite.

The ground floor layout is completed by a washroom which incorporates a modern two-piece ceramic suite. The functional design of the room also includes space for the washing and drying appliances.

A magnificent wooden staircase leads to the first floor where further accommodation is provided by way of four double bedrooms linked by a sizeable central landing. Two family bathrooms are also located on the first floor. The stylish design also incorporates an airing cupboard on the landing which houses the hot water heating cylinder.

The upper floor rooms feature a coombed ceiling design, adding to the charm of this wonderful property, with a combination of Velux and traditional windows flooding the rooms with natural light.

Cuilcheanna is delightful family home set in a truly stunning location. Interest is likely to be very high, and early viewing is highly recommended.

The property enjoys a prominent loch facing position and is accessed from the quiet village road via a shared track, with parking located in the courtyard to the rear. A substantial single garage is accessed from the courtyard, offering sheltered parking with the option for storage / workshop space.

To the front of the house, a well-maintained garden is mostly laid to lawn, with stone walls bordering the boundary. The garden slopes down to its boundary with a lower field. A large portion of the surrounding land falls under the same ownership and additional land may available by separate negotiation.

Cuilcheanna is situated within the peaceful village of Onich, on the banks of Loch Linnhe. Onich benefits from a cafe, hotel, pub and restaurants. A local primary school is nearby with the secondary schools in Fort William, Strontian and Kinlochleven.

The Corran Ferry provides convenient access to the Ardnamurchan peninsula and from the nearby coastal town of Oban, there are frequent sailings to the ever-famous Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona as well as Colonsay, Islay and Barra.

Fort William located 10 miles away, which is referred to as the Outdoor Capital of the UK, is most famous for being the gateway to Ben Nevis and the ski runs of the Nevis Range. Fort William also offers a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities including a leisure centre, golf club and distillery. There are a number of primary schools in the area and a wellrespected high school, as well as a medical centre, hospital and churches
of various denominations.

The high street offers a wide array of shops plus eating & drinking establishments. Outdoor enthusiasts are especially well catered for with a number of well-known outlets. The famous West Highland Line trains operate between Mallaig and Glasgow, stopping at the Fort William Train Station. In addition, the Overnight Caledonian Sleeper operates between London Euston and Fort William.

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Onich is a coastal village located on the banks of Loch Linnhe. From Fort William, take the A82 south, signposted towards Oban. Follow the road for approximately 10 miles to the village of Onich. Upon entering the village, take the right-hand turn towards Cuilcheanna Cottages and follow the road to the end where a track continues past the walled garden to the property. Parking is available in the courtyard to the rear of the property.

If travelling from Oban, follow the A828 north through the villages of Connel, Benderloch, Duror and Kentallen. At Ballachulish follow the signs for Fort William and follow the road for 4 miles to Onich. Once in the village, take the left turn to Cuilcheanna Cottages and follow the directions above.

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