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Beinn Alligin and Croft 8

5 Wester Alligin, Achnasheen, IV22 2HD

Offers Over £465,000


  • A decrofted house and adjoining croft tenancy in a beautiful lochside setting on Upper Loch Torridon.

  • For Sale as a whole or in two lots.

  • Lot 1 - Beinn Alligin

  • 2 Reception Rooms and 3 Bedrooms.

  • Well-appointed family accommodation.

  • Garage and stores.

  • Easily maintained grounds with the remains of a stone bothy.

  • Spectacular, south-facing loch and mountain views.

  • Second home or holiday let potential.

  • About 0.2 hectares (0.5 acres in all)

  • Lot 2 - Croft 8

  • A tenanted croft on the shores of Upper Loch Torridon.

  • Planning in principle for one house.

  • Stone barn with development potential, subject to the necessary consents.

  • Native woodland and grazing.

  • About 3.1 hectares (7.6 acres) in all.

SITUATION
Beinn Alligin and Croft 8 lie within the township of Wester Alligin in Wester Ross. The properties are in an outstanding setting, with breathtaking panoramic views over Upper Loch Torridon to the Torridon mountains, Beinn Damh, Beinn Shieldaig, the …

SITUATION
Beinn Alligin and Croft 8 lie within the township of Wester Alligin in Wester Ross. The properties are in an outstanding setting, with breathtaking panoramic views over Upper Loch Torridon to the Torridon mountains, Beinn Damh, Beinn Shieldaig, the Applecross hills and Loch Shieldaig. Low level coastal paths and high mountain walks are directly accessible from the property, as is the beautiful shoreline.

Nearby Torridon village has a general store and two cafes, doctor's surgery, community centre and well-known country house hotel and inn, while there is an award winning restaurant at Diabaig, about four miles away. There are a wider range of services and amenities in Dingwall and Gairloch, while primary schooling is available in Shieldaig or Kinlochewe and secondary schooling in Gairloch. Inverness has all the facilities of a modern city including its mainline railway station and airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.

The west coast is famous for its mild climate, beautiful coastline and exquisite island views. The unspoilt countryside and traditional communities make this area popular with those seeking a change of lifestyle or a second home. The surrounding countryside offers some superb scenery with the opportunity for many outdoor pursuits including hill walking, mountain biking, fishing, shooting and sailing. The area is a haven for the 'Munro Bagger' with the Torridon mountains offering challenging climbs in the local area.

LOT 1 – Beinn Alligin

DESCRIPTION
Beinn Alligin is a modern family home, designed and positioned to sit comfortably in the landscape and take advantage of the stunning views. Built in a traditional style, the house has a white rendered exterior, slate roof, and astragal windows with stone facings, while it benefits from modern building techniques including excellent insulation, double glazing and solar water heating.

The focal point of the house is the welcoming open plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen, while the bedrooms over both floors are bright and comfortable and the generous family bathroom is very well appointed.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor - Entrance Porch. Entrance Hall. Open plan Sitting Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. Snug/Study. Bedroom 3. Cloakroom. Back Hall & Utility.

First Floor – Master Bedroom. Bedroom 2. Family Bathroom.

LOT 2 – Croft 8

DESCRIPTION
Croft 8 is a tenanted croft (reference C5731 http://www.crofts.ros.gov.uk/register/viewcroft?ID=C5731) of approximately 7.7 acres lying adjacent to Beinn Alligin. The croft, which extends to the shores of Upper Loch Torridon, comprises extensive native broadleaved woodland and semi-improved grazing/meadow pastures. The c.150m of shoreline creates the opportunity to lay a mooring, subject to the necessary consents. There is Planning in Principle for one house; Ref No 17/01334/PIP https://wam.highland.gov.uk/wam/applicationDetails.do?keyVal=OT8RIFIH0A000&activeTab=summary, while a stone barn in the croft falls within the Highland Council Settlement Development Area boundary and offers the potential for conversion, subject to the necessary consents.

The National Trust for Scotland is the landlord of the croft and the purchasers of the croft tenancy will have to satisfy the Crofting Commission as to their suitability as tenants. Further information is available from the Crofting Commission https://www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk/

FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN TWO LOTS

LOT 2 WOULDN'T BE SOLD PRIOR TO MISSIVES BEING CONCLUDED ON LOT 1