The Old House, Innis A Chro, Kintail

Offers in the region of £265000 are invited

The Old House is a charming and spacious three double bedroom character cottage in Innis A Chro, cradled in the mountains of Kintail. The property, located by the River Cro, is a fabulous setting for a family home or holiday retreat.

The original croft house was built circa 1880 and has been sympathetically extended, retaining many character features with the addition of modern convenience. The property has a porch, kitchen, three double bedrooms, shower room, bathroom, utility room, sitting room and a large lounge.

The Old House is ideally positioned to take in the wonderful views on offer and sits within established garden grounds with space for parking at the front and side. Internally the property boasts generous living accommodation, wooden doors, double glazing, oil central heating, neutral decor and fireplaces.

Ground Floor

Porch

Steps from outside lead through a wooden half glazed door and into a welcoming entrance porch. Wood panelled with a concrete floor and triple aspect windows. Oil central heating control and boiler. Access to hallway via traditional part glazed double doors.

7’04” x 13’01” (2.25m x 4.14m) at max.

Hallway

Affording access to the lounge, kitchen, bathroom and stairs to the upper floor.  Traditional V-Lined walls and ceiling. Under stair storage area.  Wooden floor and neutral decor. Consumer unit.

10’0″ x 6’09” (3.05m x 2.05m) at max.

Bathroom

Bright and airy family bathroom with three piece suite, comprising of bath with mains water overhead shower attachment, W.C and sink set in base unit. Wooden flooring. Painted walls. Tile shower surround. Accessed from hallway. Frosted window to rear.

9’06” x 6’11” (2.91m x 2.13m)

Sitting Room

Accessed off to the left of the hallway, lies a welcoming sitting room with traditional features including a fireplace housing a multi fuel stove, wooden floors, with a mix of wood panelled and limewashed stone walls.

13’11” x 11’08” (4.24m x 3.57m)

Lounge

Accessed from the Sitting Room, the spacious, bright lounge is a spectacular extension to the original cottage. Large picture windows to the West overlook the private garden. There are two additional windows to the front and a glazed door to the rear garden. The wooden floor and wood panelling are in keeping with the character of the original cottage. Vaulted ceiling with additional window to side.

17’0″ x 15’05” (5.20m x 4.70m)

Utility

Accessed from the Lounge. A generous utility area that is currently used as a second kitchen. Butlers sink. Space for white goods. Door to rear garden. Double aspect windows. Neutral decor.

18’03” x 7’02” (5.57m x 2.19m)

Shower room

Shower room accessed from utility. Shower unit, W.C and sink.  Tile shower surround. Neutral decor.  Double aspect windows, to side and rear. Wood panelling around WC and sink unit.

7’02” x 7.0″ (2.18m x 2.15m)

Kitchen

Accessed off to the right of the hallway, lies a good sized character kitchen which is partially fitted with base units and houses an unusual copper sink. Room for dining. Integrated electric oven and grill. Four ring gas hob. Extractor hood. Part tile surround. A mix of wood panelling and lime washed stone walls. Tiled floor. Large picture window to front. Original recessed fireplace with stone lintel above. Rayburn.

13’05” x 11’08” (4.09m x 3.56m)

Bedroom One

A step up from the the kitchen leads into a generous double bedroom. Views to the rear garden via glazed door and traditional style double storm doors.  Wooden flooring and beams. Painted stone walls. Window to front. Access via retractable ladder to V-lined loft area with velux window to rear.

13’10” x 12’01” (4.23m x 3.70m)

First Floor

Landing

Provides access to two double bedrooms. Spacious landing currently being used as a home office with additional single bed. Carpeted. Mix of wood panelling and neutral decor. Velux window to rear.

12’01’’ x 10’0’’ at max. (3.70m x 3.05m)

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with skylight to the front. Painted wooden floor. V-Lined walls. Coombed ceilings.

11’08” x 8’08” (3.57m x 2.66m)

Bedroom Three

Double bedroom with skylight to the front. Carpeted. Coombed ceilings.

11’03” x 11’0″ (3.42m x 3.37m) at max.

External

Garden

The Old House is set within enclosed gardens to the rear and sides.  This is laid to lawn with a variety of established trees, shrubs and flowers.  Large garden shed to the right of the property, with electricity, providing additional storage.

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

Innis A Chro is a highly desirable hamlet in the area of Shiel Bridge which offers endless outdoor activities. With the famous Five Sisters of Kintail right on the door step and the Falls of Glomach, one of the highest waterfalls in Britain close by, it is a paradise for walkers and climbers. The ever changing views are breathtaking with wildlife in abundance including deer and eagles. Just over 3 miles away in the village of Inverinate is a shop and petrol station. Dornie is approximately 8 miles away where the world-famous Eilean Donan Castle can be seen as well as a local shop, hotel, public bar and Post Office. Kyle of Lochalsh is approx. 15 miles away and here you will find greater amenities, including a supermarket, shops, garage, post office, hairdressers, leisure centre, medical practice and dentists. Primary schooling is available in Inverinate with secondary schooling in Plockton to which a school bus service runs daily. A regular train and bus service operates out of Kyle to Inverness the capital of the Highlands. Kyle is also home to the Skye Bridge that provides access onto the Isle of Skye and all the visitor attractions it has to offer.

Directions

From the A87 take the turn for Morvich. Follow the road until you reach the sign for Morvich campsite. Take the turn, go past the campsite entrance and follow the road until you reach a wooden bridge. After the bridge turn right and the property can be found on your left.

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