Situated in a peaceful location on the ever-popular Isle of Colonsay, Alistair Annies Cottage offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented, architect owned traditional croft cottage, benefitting from a recent, new loft style bedroom extension.
Originally dating back to the mid 1800’s, this charming island cottage is capable of sleeping four people, however it is frequently booked as a holiday let property by couples looking to enjoy this magical location.
The ground floor layout consists of sitting room with a coal fire, a fitted kitchen with dining area, along with a recently completed extension which houses the master bedroom with a loft style ceiling, a wonderful space with a bright and airy feel.
The kitchen design features a range of farmhouse-style wall andfloor units, complimented by a contrasting worktop. The designallows for a number of freestanding appliances including cooker,washing machine, fridge/freezer and slimline dishwasher.
The lounge area is warmed through buy an open grate fire, set within a stone fire surround. A combination of wooden flooring and neutral décor gives the room a welcoming feel, the perfect place to relax after a day exploring this picturesque island.
Located adjacent to the kitchen, and accessed from the lobby, the family bathroom features a full-sized bath and white two-piece bathroom suite complimented by a stylish tiled floor design.
Upstairs, a twin attic room and an attic study are accessed by ladder-style staircases, typical within traditional Colonsay croft cottages.
The property sits within croft land extending to 3.4 Ha (8.36 Acres) offering an opportunity for those looking to enjoy the rewards of croft ownership. The property enjoys views across the loch to the front, a haven for wildlife.
The immediate garden area is fenced, with ample parking available on the grass area to the rear. There is also adequate space forthe storage of boats, caravans and trailers. Three original bothy ruins also located within the garden area and offer potential tobe converted into croft outbuildings subject to relevant planning protocols. The surrounding countryside offers superb views, with many walks and trails to explore. The island also benefits frommany pristine beaches, accessible by car or bicycle.
Given the land area and picturesque island location, interest is likely to be high, and early viewing is highly recommended.
Agent note: please be advised that a few of the external images were taken in 2020. It should also be noted that the property is registered in two titles.
The Island of Colonsay is a remote Inner Hebridean island off the west coast of Scotland measuring approximately ten miles by two miles and has a population of around 120. It is a popular holiday destination and draws regular visitors back year after year.
The island has long stretches of sandy beaches and an abundance of wildlife and plant life. Sailing, fishing cycling and walking are popular pursuits and there is a challenging 18-hole links golf course.
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From the ferry terminal, follow road signposted for the airfield. Continue along the road for approximately 4 miles and the property is set in an elevated position on the left.