17 Laide, Achnasheen, IV22 2NP

Offers Over £420,000

0.8 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • An energy efficient house with panoramic coastal views.
  • Two Reception Rooms. Four Bedrooms.
  • Well-presented accommodation.
  • One bedroom annexe, currently a successful holiday let.
  • Boatshed, workshop and garden stores.
  • Spectacular island and mountain views.
  • Moorings available within walking distance of the house.
  • About 0.3 hectares (0.8 acres) in all.

Macmharais is in a spectacular setting in the hamlet of Laide on the west coast of Scotland.The house is on an elevated site with stunning views over Gruinard Bay to Gruinard Island and a spectacular panorama of mountain ranges which include Ben Mor Coigach and the Assynt Hills.The west coast of Scotland is known for its mild climate and stunning coastline with sheltered sandy beaches and island views. The coast is famous for its sailing, while inland mountains and moorlands offer spectacular scenery, hill walking, climbing and trout fishing on the hill lochs. Macmharais is in the heart of this landscape with easy access to the very best it has to offer including the white sandy beach at Mellon Udrigle which is just a short drive away. There are moorings in the bay just opposite the house and licences are available from the Crown Estate. The owners’ mooring tackle may be available to purchase by separate negotiation.Laide has a petrol station with general store and Post Office. The nearby villages of Aultbea and Gairloch have a wider range of amenities including primary and secondary schools, while Inverness has all the facilities of a major city including its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.Macmharais, which is a Scotframe build, was completed in 2013 and has well-presented, contemporary accommodation, designed to take advantage of the stunning setting. In addition, the house is highly energy efficient with excellent levels of insulation, solar panels to heat the water, a log burner, underfloor heating on the ground floor, and with the benefits of solar gain. In 2020 the house was extended with the addition of a one bedroom annexe, completed to the same high standard as the main house and with the potential to be incorporated into the main living accommodation. This is currently a successful holiday let, managed through AirBnB, with excellent occupancy levels and many repeat bookings. Further information on turnover is available on request and the holiday letting business is available to purchase by separate negotiation.