Alltshellach Cottages, Onich, Fort William
- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Floor Plans
We are delighted to welcome to this market this traditional build, three bedroom semi detached cottage, located in a peaceful hamlet close to the banks of Loch Leven at the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Piper’s Cottage is steeped in local history and forms part of a courtyard of cottages that date from the 19th century. Built from Kentallen granite under a Ballachulish slate roof, they were originally built to house servants working at Alltshellach Country House (former residence of the Bishop of Argyll), which stands opposite. Accommodation comprises; Entrance door to porch, with door to hallway. This provides access to the bright and welcoming lounge with window to front and wood burner as it’s focal point. The lounge leads through to the well appointed kitchen to the rear. Hallway also provides access to the family bathroom, downstairs double bedroom and staircase to the upper floor. On the upper floor the spacious landing could be used as a study area and are two good sized double bedrooms. Externally the cottage is surrounded by extensive and colourful garden grounds, with an external store to the side of the building.
Council Tax - Band C
Energy Efficiency Rating
Piper’s Cottage is located close to the stunning Glencoe valley (5 miles), Fort William and Ben Nevis (13 miles) and not far from Oban and the Isle of Mull (30 miles). This area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts offering skiing in the winter, mountain biking in the summer, whilst hill walking and climbing are popular the year round. The surrounding mountains are home to a variety of wildlife including golden eagles, red deer and pine martins. Sailing and sea-kayaking from Loch Leven provides access to the rest of the west coast of Scotland, one of the most scenic cruising areas in the world. The waters of the west coast produce some magnificent seafood and this can be sampled in the nearby Loch Leven Sea Food Café, only a short drive from the property. There are local facilities in Onich and Ballachulish, with a post office doctor’s surgery and a Co-op supermarket. Fort William, known as ‘The Outdoor Capital of the UK’ provides a wider range of professional services and supermarkets. Train stations can be found at both Fort William and Bridge of Orchy, giving access to the north and south.