7 Francis Street, Dornie

Offers over £230000 are invited

7 Francis Street is a spacious semi detached four bedroom property in the very popular location of Dornie, home of the world famous Eilean Donan Castle. Located in the heart of this friendly village, beautiful views across Loch Long and the surrounding landscape are afforded.

The property is approx. 50 years old and adjoins the small local hotel. The layout of the accommodation, with the lounge on the first floor, maximises the beautiful views on offer. Whilst the property would benefit from a degree of updating this offers the opportunity to create a home suited to personal taste and requirements.

The accommodation within comprises:

Ground Floor – Hallway, Kitchen/Dining Room, Two Double Bedrooms and a Shower Room with W.C.
First Floor – Landing, Lounge, Two Double Bedrooms and a Bathroom.

The property benefits from electric heating, UPVC double glazing and ample built in storage throughout.

The property has fully enclosed gardens to the front, side and rear. The front garden is surrounded by a stone wall and is paved, providing a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the views. The side offers space for parking and the spacious garden to the rear is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees. A stone outbuilding at the rear offers conversion potential, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

This property offers the opportunity to create a wonderful family or holiday home/let set in a beautiful location with lovely views over the Loch and surrounding landscape. The layout could also offer the opportunity to provide Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

Ground Floor

Hallway

UPVC glazed panel door at the front leads into a spacious hall. Built in storage cupboard. Carpeted. Neutral decor. Window to the side/rear. Access to kitchen, two double bedrooms, shower room with W.C. and stairs to the first floor.

18’03” x 10’02” (5.57m x 3.12m) at max.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Glass panel wooden door leads into the bright and spacious kitchen/dining room. Fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units.  Integrated cooker/grill/hob and extractor fan. Tiled splash back. Stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Picture window to front affording views across the loch and front garden. Part carpeted, part concrete floor. Neutral decor. Built in storage cupboard housing the consumer unit. Sliding patio doors lead out into the rear garden.

15’07” x 11’10” (4.76m x 3.61m)

Bedroom One 

Large double bedroom. Picture window to front affording views across the front garden and Loch. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

11’10” x 9’06” (3.61m x 2.90m)

Bedroom Two 

Large double bedroom. Two double and two single built in storage cupboards. Two  windows to the side affording views of the rear patio area/garden. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

12’08” x 9’05” (3.87m x 2.88m) at max.

Shower room with W.C.

Coloured W.C and wash hand basin. Walk in cubicle with mains shower. Heated towel rail. Frosted window to side. Vinyl floor. Tiled walls.

8’05” x 4’04” (2.58m x 1.33m)

First Floor

Carpeted wooden double height staircase leads from the hallway to the first floor.

Landing

Spacious landing area with window to the front affording views across the Loch and surrounding landscape. Carpeted. Neutral decor. Double built in storage cupboard housing the hot water tank. Access to the lounge, two double bedrooms and the bathroom.

19’08” x 10’09” (6.01m x 3.30m) at max.

Lounge

Glass panel door leads into the bright spacious lounge with triple picture window to the front affording views across the Loch, around the surrounding landscape and towards the Isle of Skye. Double picture window to the rear. Feature fireplace with slate hearth. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

15’11” x 14’08” (4.88m x 4.50m)

Bathroom

Coloured W.C. wash hand basin and bath. Separate shower cubicle with electric shower. Frosted window to side. Heated towel rail. Vinyl floor. Part painted, part tiled.

8’10” x 5’08” (2.69m x 1.74m)

Bedroom Three

Spacious double bedroom. Picture window to the front affording views across the loch and surrounding landscape. Picture window to the side. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

14’09” x 10’11” (4.50m x 3.34m) at max.

Bedroom Four

Spacious double bedroom. Built in triple and double storage cupboards. Picture window to the rear affording views of the rear garden. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

12’11” x 12’07” (3.95m x 3.86m) at max.

External

Garden

The property has fully enclosed gardens to the front, side and rear. The front garden is surrounded by a pretty stone wall and is paved with a gravel border, and a number of shrubs and trees. This offers a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the loch, village and landscape views. Space for parking lies to the side via a wide garden gate and the spacious private garden to the rear is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees on the gentle slope up to the rear boundary. A two tiered patio area located off the kitchen/dining room offers the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the peaceful location.

A stone outbuilding lies to the right hand side of the rear garden and, whilst currently used for external storage, this could offer conversion potential subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

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

Dornie is a former fishing village on the banks of Loch Long and is just a short walk from the world famous Eilean Donan Castle. The village has a shop, hotel, bar and village/community hall. The larger village of Kyle of Lochalsh is 9 miles away and has an array of local amenities including shops, medical centre, dentists, garage services, hotels and restaurants. Primary schooling is available in the nearby village of Auchtertyre and high schooling is available in Plockton to which a school bus runs daily.

Directions

From the A87 take the turn into Dornie. Upon entering the village follow the road down to the shore and follow the one way system around the right hand bend with the Dornie Hotel to your right. The property is on the left hand side of the hotel.