3 Balmeanach, Struan, Struan

Offers over £425000 are invited

A wonderful opportunity to purchase an impressive four bedroom bungalow with an additional architect designed one bedroom annex accommodation set within 2 acres of attractive garden grounds boasting views over Loch Caroy, The MacLeod’s Tables and The Cuillin Mountains.

3 Balmeanach is a beautifully presented detached bungalow located in the peaceful township of Balmeanach, Struan conveniently located within easy commuting distance of Portree and Dunvegan. The property is presented in immaculate condition offering excellent family living space which is bright and airy. Features include oil fired central heating, Clearview multi-fuel stove, Karndean flooring, midge/insect blinds on the windows, double garage/workshop and large garden grounds hosting several out buildings including a self contained annex.

Internally the accommodation comprises: Entrance vestibule, entrance hallway, lounge, conservatory, kitchen diner, utility room, rear porch, family bathroom, inner hallway and four bedrooms (2 en-suite). Externally the property sits within substantial garden grounds extending to approximately 2 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deed). The gardens are well maintained hosting established trees, shrubs and bushes along with neat lawns to the front and rear. Additionally there is a double garage/workshop, container, large log store, two further outbuildings and a Polly tunnel with raised beds and vegetable patch.

Annex:

In addition to the main house is a stunning and unique architect designed annex providing further accommodation as a holiday let or for family members. The Dualchas designed annex is a magnificent contemporary space with a full glass front elevation designed to flood the property with natural light and capture the views of the Cuillin Mountains. Heating and hot water is provided by the Clearview stove in the lounge with additional electric panel heaters if required, other features include Nordan windows and doors, wooden flooring, Wrap around decking and roof skylights. The accommodation within comprises: Entrance hall, studio, shower room and open plan kitchen/lounge/bedroom.

3 Balmeanach would make a beautiful family home and business opportunity for those looking for an idyllic lifestyle in a stunning setting and truly needs to be viewed to appreciate exactly what is on offer.

 

Entrance Vestibule

Bright and welcoming vestibule accessed via full glass UPVC external door with side panel. Window to front offering views of the MacLeod’s Tables and Loch Caroy . French doors providing access to hallway. Neutral decor. Karndean flooring.

6’04 x 5’10 (1.95m x 1.78m)

Entrance Hallway

Spacious hallway providing access to lounge, kitchen diner, bathroom and inner hallway. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

14’06 x 5’10 (4.43m x 1.78m)

Lounge

Attractive and bright lounge with French doors to the conservatory. Built in storage to either side of conservatory doors. Clearview multi fuel stove providing hot water and heating the inner hallway. Neutral decor. Karndean flooring.

17’04 x 13’01 (5.31m x 4.00m)

Conservatory

Beautiful conservatory accessed via french doors from the lounge. Panoramic views over Loch Caroy and The MacLeod’s Tables. Full glass external door leading out to the garden. Ceiling fan. Neutral decor. Karndean flooring.

16’04 x 11’03 (5.00m x 3.44m)

Kitchen/Dining Room

Generous sized kitchen diner with window to the rear overlooking the garden and window to the side boasting views over the full Cuillin Ridge. Fitted kitchen with ample wall and base units with contrasting worktops. White composite sink and drainer. Integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer and electric oven with gas hob. Tile splash back. 15 pane glass door to hall and French doors to lounge. Door off to utility room. Window to the rear fitted with midge/insect blind. Neutral decor. Karndean flooring.

16’11 x 15’11 (5.18m x 4.85m) at max.

Utility

Utility room with UPVC glass door providing access to rear Porch. Window to the rear fitted with midge/insect blind. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Wall and base units with ample space for white goods. Vinyl flooring. Neutral decor.

8’07 x 5’01 (2.62m x 1.56m)

Rear Porch

Rear entrance porch providing additional storage and shelter. Window to rear. UPVC glass door providing access to rear garden. Concrete flooring.

5’08 x 4’01 (1.74m x 1.25m)

Inner Hallway

Inner hallway  providing access to all bedrooms. Loft access. Chrome radiator heated by Clearview multi-fuel stove. Carpeted. Neutral Decor.

17’03 x 2’11 (5.28m x 0.89m)

Bathroom

Modern three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, W.C. and Jacuzzi bath. Half v-lined. Tiled splash back. Frosted window to rear. Vinyl flooring. Neutral decor.

8’06 x 5’10 (2.60m x 1.79m)

Bedroom One

Bright and airy double bedroom with window to front overlooking Loch Caroy and The MacLeod’s Tables. Window fitted with midge/insect blind. Door off to en-suite. Carpeted. Neutral decor. Heated towel rail.

11’06 x 10’02 (3.52m x 3.11m) at max.

 En-Suite

Modern 3-piece comprising of  vanity W.C and sink, shower cubical with mains shower. Frosted window to front. Partially tiled. Extractor fan. Tile flooring.

6’11 x 3’11 (2.12m x 1.20m)

Bedroom Two

Good sized double room with window to rear fitted with midge/insect blind. Sliding door off to en-suite. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

14’05 x 8’11 (4.41m x 2.73m)

En-Suite

Modern 3-piece comprising of  vanity W.C and sink, shower cubical with mains shower. Frosted window to rear. Tiled shower enclosure. Chrome heated towel rail. Laminate flooring. Neutral decor.

8’06 x 5’02 (2.61m x 1.60m)

Bedroom Three

Double bedroom, currently used as a study/TV room. Window to front with views over Loch Caroy and The MacLeod’s Tables. Window fitted with midge/insect blind. Meter housing. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

11’06 x 9’06 (3.51m x 2.90m)

Bedroom Four

Large single bedroom with window to the rear fitted with midge/insect blind. Built in wardrobes housing hot water tank. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

8’10 x 8’06 (2.72m x 2.64m)

External

Double Garage/Workshop

Detached double garage with access taken from UPVC external door and two electric up and over garage doors. Two windows to the rear. Wooden clad exterior and fully insulated. Solid concrete flooring. Work benches. Ample electrical points. Additional storage available in loft space. Has the potential to create further living accommodation subject to all the relevant planning.

24’06 x 18’10 (7.48m x 5.74m)

Garden

3 Balmeanach is surrounded by neat and well maintained garden grounds extending to approx 2 acres (to be confirmed by title deed) The garden has many well established mature trees and shrubs along with lawned areas to the front and rear of the property. The substantial grounds also host a double garage/workshop, container, large log store, two further outbuildings and a Polly tunnel with raised beds and vegetable patch.

 

Self Contained Annex:

Entrance Hallway

Access is gained via a full glass Nordan external door. Bright hallway providing access to studio and open plan living area. Built in storage/utility cupboard. Wooden flooring. Neutral decor.

8’06 x 3’08 (2.61m x 1.34m)

Studio

Bright and Airy dual aspect room currently set up as a studio. Floor to ceiling windows to the front and side elevation offering views of The Cuillin Mountains. Skylight. Nordan external full glass door leading out onto decking area. Fitted with modern wall and base units with contrasting worktop. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Vinyl flooring. Neutral decor.

15’02 x 12’05(4.63m x 3.79m) at max.

Open Plan Living Area

Contemporary open plan living space with floor to ceiling windows to the front elevation boasting views of the Cuillin Mountains. Nordan full glass external door leading out to decking area. Clearview multi fuel stove providing hot water. Modern white fitted kitchen with integral oven, hob, fridge and freezer. Stainless steel sink and drainer.

16’09 x 15’02 (5.11m x 4.64m) at max.

Bedroom

Open plan double bedroom. Floor to ceiling windows to the front and side with views of the Cuillin Mountains. Full glass Nordan door leading out to decking area. Two built in storage cupboards, one housing the hot water tank. Neutral decor. Wooden flooring.

15’02 x 9’07 (4.63m x 2.94m)

Inner Hallway

Accessed from the open plan living area and studio. Provides access to shower room. Floor to ceiling windows to the front with views of the Cuillin Mountains. Neutral decor. Wooden flooring.

7’06 x 3’09 (2.30m x 1.15m)

Shower Room

A well appointed shower room comprising of vanity sink and W.C, walk in shower with tiled enclosure. Skylight. Heated towel rail. Neutral decor. Wooden flooring.

7’09 x 5’03 (2.38m x 1.61m) at max.

External

Garden

A fully enclosed garden surrounds the annex and benefits from it’s own private driveway accessed directly from the quiet township road. The grounds are low maintenance and mainly laid to gravel.

Please note whilst every reasonable care has been taken in the drawing of the above floor plan, the position of walls, doors and windows etc are all approximate. The floor plan is intended for guidance purposes only, may not be to scale and should not be relied upon as anything other than an indicative layout of the property

Location

Balmeanach is a small, friendly community located some 3 miles from the village of Struan which is located on the West coast of the island and offers a small range of facilities including village shop, garage/post office, restaurant and primary school. More enhanced facilities including secondary schooling are available in Portree, the island’s capital located some 9 miles east of Struan. Portree also has all the services and facilities you would expect of a growing town including supermarket, builders merchants, cinema, good range of shops, hotels, bars, restaurant and a cottage hospital. The closest village is Dunvegan some 6 miles away which has good local services including shops, post office, primary school, village hall, medical centre, hotels and restaurants and the world famous Dunvegan Castle.

Directions

From Portree take the A87 towards Dunvegan and Uig, turn left up the Struan Road B885 at the Howdens Industrial Unit. Travel along this road until the end reaching Bracadale. Turn right onto the A863 and continue on this road passing through the township of Ose and near Caroy. Upon the bend there will be a sign post directing you to turn right to Balameanach. The property is the first house on your right hand side.
IF USING SATNAV PLEASE USE POSTCODE IV56 8FH.

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