River Foot, Glenelg

Offers over £80000 are invited

River Foot offers purchasers a unique opportunity to acquire a very interesting project in the friendly highland village of Glenelg.  The traditional cottage was one of the first properties built in this popular seaside village and although now in a derelict state could be renovated to provide a comfortable property for residential or letting use given its prime location. The views afforded from this site are spectacular, with uninterrupted views of the barracks and down towards the beach. This site must be viewed to really appreciate its unique setting.

 

Prospective purchasers may also wish to consider demolition of the original property (via the correct consents) to provide the opportunity to create a new home. Along with the main house rests the ruins of the byre which could provide further development. It will be the responsibility of any prospective purchaser to establish the type project they wish to undertake and that it meets with any planning requirements set by the Highland Council Planning Department. The site extends to 0.28 acres and provides the perfect location to create a bespoke home that affords fantastic views and is also ideally positioned to take advantage of the amenities the area has to offer, including many hill and coastal walks right on the doorstep.

The property is currently uninhabitable and therefore there is no Home Report available.

 

NOTE: PLEASED BE ADVISED ENTRY INTO THE PROPERTY IS NOT RECOMMENDED AND EXTREME CARE MUST BE TAKEN WHEN VIEWING. ANYONE ENTERING THE PROPERTY DOES SO AT THEIR OWN RISK

 

Location

Glenelg village is located approximately 9 miles by road from the Shiel Bridge turning off the A87. The village offers a small range of facilities including a modern Medical Centre, village shop, community hall, post office and popular local Inn, serving a varied menu and local produce. Primary schooling is available in Glenelg with secondary schooling in Plockton for which a school bus service operates. The main village of Kyle of Loch Alsh is some 25 miles away and here you will find full services and amenities including a supermarket, selection of shops, restaurants and bars, banks, petrol station, a modern medical centre and dental surgery, plus swimming pool and gymnasium. A regular service operates from the Kyle train station which provides easy access to Inverness, the capital of the Highlands, along with a regular bus service to surrounding areas and onwards to Glasgow. In the peak season a local ferry service operates between Glenelg and Kylerhea on the Isle of Skye.

Directions

From the A87 take the road to Glenelg and after approx. 8 miles pass the wooden holiday chalets on the left. Continue on the road until you meet a cross roads, from here continue right toward the Ferry slip, continue for around 0.5miles until the road bears left, take this turn and the plot lies directly on your right.

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