McEwan Fraser Legal are delighted to offer a very rare opportunity to purchase this unique coastal property situated within a small group of houses at Doune on The Knoydart Peninsula.
2 Doune is a 5 minute quad bike ride from the Knoydart road network. The public ferry terminal can be reached by an additional 20 minute drive. There are also numerous private charter boats in the area which can drop passengers directly at the property. The sellers used their own boat to get to and from Mallaig and this is available for sale by separate negotiation. The quad bike and trailer are included in the sale price. Explore the remote Islands & beaches nearby and the conditions are ideal for those into water sports or catching your own seafood.
This property is an ideal platform from which to build a comfortable self-sufficient lifestyle or has the capacity to become a truly unique holiday dwelling. The house was built in 1997 using natural materials with the outer walls utilising recycled Glasgow street cobbles (some of which still have the remnants of the yellow paint indicating No Parking). The property blends into the natural landscape and has been finished to a high standard with versatile and practical family accommodation taking maximum advantage of the spectacular sea views. The house is highly energy efficient with solar panels, a generator with a battery bank, inverters and solar gain provided by the extensive use of glass at the front of the house. The community has 4G mobile phone connection, landline connection and superfast broadband via a microwave link to Skye. Effectively this is off grid living whilst maintaining modern amenities and communications.
The house has an associated mooring in the bay which facilitates easy access to Mallaig by private boat. The house has access to the commercial-sized boatshed, slipway and pier suitable for both large and small private craft.
The accommodation comprises: Ground Floor Sun Room, Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Cold Store, Utility Room Cloakroom, Three Bedrooms, Shower Room. First Floor Master Bedroom with Bathroom and en-suite WC, Large boarded attic space some of which is currently used as a bedroom.
The garden ground extends to approximately 2 acres. The rear garden is fully enclosed and is laid to grass offset with trees and shrubs. There are two highly productive poly tunnels providing vegetables and fruit throughout the year, including apricots, figs and asparagus, and a separate soft fruit garden and vegetable garden. A decked sitting area on the front of the house offers uninterrupted views across to Skye. The garden grounds also contain a cold store, generator shed, hen house with run, solar panels and smokery.
This house will greatly appeal to a buyer with a desire for the outdoors be it on the hills or on the water who wants to take advantage of an almost once in a lifetime chance to enjoy the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
Extras (Included in the sale): All fitted carpets, curtains light fittings and boat mooring tackle. Boat is available by separate negotiation.
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