The Shop House, Glenelg

Offers over £170000 are invited

The Shop House is a charming three bedroom terraced property in the heart of the popular village of Glenelg. It offers spacious accommodation and is set in a lovely location with the shore of Kyle Rhea less than a minute’s walk away, affording stunning views around Glenelg Bay, the surrounding landscape and across to the Isle of Skye.

The property is a traditional house, originally dating from circa 1800s with a modern extension to the rear. It would benefit from a degree of updating and the layout of the rooms offers flexibility of use which provides the  opportunity to create a wonderful home suited to personal taste and requirements.

The property offers the following accommodation; entrance porch, living room, kitchen, sun room, rear entrance porch and hallway on the ground floor with three double bedrooms, a study, living room, family bathroom and a separate cloakroom with W.C. on the first floor. The house benefits from double glazing, electric heating and the retention of many original features including two fireplaces, V-Lining, deep window sills and a number of character wooden doors.

The front garden is small, fenced and gravelled, with some established shrubs. The enclosed rear garden is spacious and mainly laid to lawn with a number of established trees and shrubs.

This property offers the opportunity to create a wonderful family home set in a beautiful village location with beautiful rural views to the rear and Glenelg Bay, Loch and Isle of Skye views less than a minute’s walk away.

Ground Floor

Front entrance porch

New UPVC glazed panel door to the front leads into the entrance porch. Wooden floor. Wallpapered. Access to Living Room; one step down.

5’01” x 4’08” (1.56m x 1.43m)

Living Room

A glazed panel door leads into the ground floor living room. Wood panelled walls. Carpeted. Window to the front with traditional deep sill. Access to the Kitchen; one step down.

14’05” x 11’04” (4.41m x 3.46m)

Kitchen

Accessed via the living room, inner hallway or sun room. Galley style fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop over. Space for appliances. Sink with drainer and mixer tap. Slate tiled floor. Wood panelled walls x three and one tiled wall. Hatch to living/dining/sun room. Built in storage cupboard housing the consumer unit.

14’10” x 8’06” (4.54m x 2.60m)

Sun room

Bright modern spacious room with high ceiling. Patio doors lead out into the rear garden. Picture window to the rear and two velux windows above. Slate tiled floor. Neutral decor. Hatch into kitchen. Access to rear entrance porch.

20’06” x 8’04” (6.26m x 2.56m)

Rear entrance porch

Spacious and bright entrance porch. UPVC glazed panel door to the rear. Tiled slate floor and neutral decor. Velux window above. Access to living/dining/sun room and inner hallway.

8’04” x 6’05” (2.55m x 1.96m)

Inner hallway

Provides access to rear entrance porch, kitchen and stairs to first floor. Carpeted. Wood panelled walls.

12’02” x 8’06” (3.71m x 2.61m)

First Floor

Carpeted stairs lead to the first floor lower landing. Wood panelled walls.

Lower Landing

Carpeted. Traditional V-Lining. Velux window above. Access to Dressing/Nursery room, Cloakroom with W.C. Bathroom and Upper Landing. Built in storage cupboard. Loft hatch.

12’06” x 6’08” (3.82m x 2.04m) at max.

Cloakroom with W.C.

Cream W.C and wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Carpeted. Neutral decor. Extractor fan.

4’11” x 3’0” (1.5m x 0.93m)

Bathroom

Cream W.C. wash hand basin and bath, with electric shower over. Stone feature wall at the end of the bath. Vinyl floor. Tiled walls. Velux window to the rear. Sealed cupboard housing the hot water tank.

7’10” x 7’09” (2.39m x 2.37m)

Study

Useful L shaped area offering flexibility of use. Coombed ceiling to the rear. V-Lining. Carpeted. Velux window to the rear. Access to bedroom one, up two steps.

14’03” x 9’10” (4.35m x 3.0m) at max.

Bedroom One (off Study)

Coombed ceiling to the rear. V-Lining. Carpeted. Velux window to the rear.

12’02” x 9’10” (3.71m x 3.0m)

Upper Landing

Carpeted. Neutral decor. Access to bedrooms two and three.

3’0” x 2’09” (0.92m x 0.85m)

Bedroom Two

Very spacious double room with original recessed fireplace and modern sash window to the front. Built in storage cupboard. Carpeted. Painted.

14’07” x 11’07” (4.45m x 3.54m)

Living Room

Very spacious room with ornate fireplace surround and tiled hearth. Modern sash window to the front. Recessed storage alcove. Carpeted. Painted. Access to bedroom three.

14’07” x 13’11” (4.45m x 4.25m) at max.

Bedroom Three (off Living Room)

Spacious double room with original recessed fireplace and modern sash window to the front. Built in storage cupboard. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

14’06” x 11’05” (4.43m x 3.50m)

External

The front garden is small, fenced and gravelled, with some established shrubs. The enclosed rear garden is spacious and mainly laid to lawn with a number of established trees and shrubs. Lovely views across the surrounding landscape are afforded.

On street parking is available to the front of the property.

 

 

 

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

The property is in the heart of the village of Glenelg and is therefore extremely well positioned to take advantage of the facilities that this friendly village has to offer. The village shop and post office are next door, with a hotel, primary school, medical centre and a popular community centre within easy walking distance. Glenelg Bay is less than a minute's walk away and offers magnificent views across Kyle Rhea to the Isle of Skye.

The larger village of Kyle of Lochalsh is approx. 23 miles away and has many amenities on offer including a supermarket, shops, post office, hairdresser, bank and a leisure centre.

Directions

Take the A87 to Glenelg. Upon entering the village continue until reaching the village shop on the left hand side. The Shop House is next to this.