East Balchraggan House and Cottage

Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Highland, IV63 6UX

Offers Over £1,060,000

13.5 acres

Bedroom Count icon 8

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 5

  • Two dwellings, with equestrian facilities, on an elevated site overlooking Drumnadrochit set within approx. 13.5 acres of land.
  • Drumnadrochit 2 miles. Inverness 17 miles.
  • LOT 1- East Balchraggan House
  • One Reception Room. Five Bedrooms
  • A modern, family sized property
  • Equestrian facilities including stables, paddocks and manège
  • Spectacular views over Drumnadrochit and framed views of Loch Ness
  • Offers Over £750,000
  • LOT 2 – East Balchraggan Cottage
  • wo Reception Room. Three Bedrooms
  • Detached traditional cottage
  • Income generating potential
  • Easily managed garden
  • Offers Over £310,000

East Balchraggan House and Cottage occupy an elevated site above the village of Drumnadrochit in Glen Urquhart on the edge of the Great Glen. The property is in a beautiful south-facing setting with stunning, panoramic views over the village, the hills beyond and with framed views of Loch Ness.Just a short distance away are Strathfarrar and Glen Affric, two National Nature Reserves with remnants of the ancient Caledonian pine forest set in a landscape of outstanding beauty. This protected countryside offers the best in rural sport and recreation including walking and cycling on forest tracks, fishing for salmon and trout, and kayaking on the local rivers and lochs.Drumnadrochit is about 2 miles distant and has a useful range of amenities including shops, restaurants, a doctors’ surgery and a highly regarded primary and secondary school. Inverness, about half-an-hour’s drive away, has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.Lot 1East Balchraggan House is a contemporary detached property built by the current owners in 2012. The comfortable and well-proportioned accommodation has been finished to a high standard including oak internal joinery, Brazilian slate flooring, and a handmade wooden bath and wash hand basin located in the ensuite bathroom to the principal bedroom. The property has been designed to take full advantage of the breath-taking views with the abundance of glazing also maximising solar gain. The dining kitchen has bifold patio doors to the front and the sitting room with its vaulted ceiling has double height windows allowing the views to be enjoyed not only from the ground floor but also the open seating area on the first floor.Lot 2East Balchraggan Cottage is a detached cottage thought to date back to 1850. The cottage has two entrances and the two original sections of the cottage are now linked by a narrow internal corridor. East Balchraggan Cottage lies within close proximity of East Balchraggan House and has the potential to generate an income as a holiday let or long term rental. Recently redecorated it has accommodation spread over two floors that includes two ground floor reception rooms, namely a sitting room and a snug, and a dining kitchen, all of which having wood burning stoves.