Torness

Gairlochy, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EQ

Offers Over £525,000

1.26 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

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  • A handsome former manse and separate cottage in a beautiful setting.
  • Three Reception Rooms. Four Bedrooms.
  • Sensitively renovated house retaining original features.
  • Separate one bedroom letting cottage – The Cowshed.
  • Delightful established grounds with burn.
  • Close to the Caledonian Canal and in the Great Glen.
  • About 0.51 hectares (1.26 acres) in all.

Torness lies close to the hamlet of Gairlochy near Fort William. The property is in a beautiful setting, surrounded by wooded grounds and with views over an unspoilt landscape to the Nevis range.Torness is in the Great Glen and is set in the midst of some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery. The nearby village of Spean Bridge has a shop, train station and primary school, while Fort William, about 13 miles away, has a good range of shops and facilities. Nearby is the Nevis Range Mountain Resort with its world class mountain bike trails, gondola, snowsports and climbing, while there is excellent sailing in the area both on the Caledonian Canal and on the open sea. The unspoilt countryside provides a habitat for rare species of wildlife and there are delightful walks direct from the house.Torness is a handsome former manse with well laid out accommodation retaining many original features including cornicing, fireplaces and working shutters on the windows. The current owner, who bought the property in 2016, has sensitively upgraded the house to create a comfortable interior designed for modern-day family living. Improvements carried out include reconfiguring two receptions rooms to make the bright and spacious sitting room, upgrading the bathrooms, a new kitchen, the installation of a wood burning stove, new carpeting throughout and redecoration.Adjacent to the house is The Cowshed, a charming barn conversion with beautifully presented one bedroom accommodation. The Cowshed is currently a successful, year round holiday let, managed through www.booking.com. Further information on occupancy levels and turnover is available on request.