Immaculately presented three-bedroom former croft house in the tranquil location of Elphin. Renovated to a very high standard with a recently added extension to the west elevation offering outstanding mountain views
Cuil Breac is a delightful cottage which has been renovated and modernised to a very high standard. A recently completed extension has created a wonderful living space from where to enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains and lochs. Surrounding mountains (Corbets and Grahams) include Ben Mor Coigach, Cul Beag, Cul Mor, Canisp and Suilven. It is decorated with neutral colours throughout, and most rooms have dual aspect windows which give the property a light and airy feel. The flooring is a mixture of vinyl floor covering and painted floorboards. It has total control electric heating and is double glazed.
A metal farm gate leads to a gravel driveway and parking area which leads to a path which runs down through the garden to the cottage.
A hardwood door leads to the utility room which has high gloss modern kitchen units and a useful sink. There is a Bosch washing machine and Hotpoint tumble dryer.
From this room there is an archway to the kitchen which has a range of modern white high gloss floor and wall units with a marble effect work surface with inset four ring ceramic hob. There is an integrated oven, microwave, and dishwasher. A freestanding SMEG fridge freezer is also included in the sale.
Lovely views are afforded over the south facing garden from one window and far-reaching views to Suilven from the window to the rear.
A pretty hallway leads to the bathroom, dining room and the stairs to the upper floor. A hardwood door leads from the hallway to the front garden.
The bathroom is partially tiled and has a maple effect vanity unit housing the sink and WC cistern. There is a three-piece suite in white and an electric shower over the bath enclosed with a glass shower screen.
The dining room has a south facing window again with lovely rural views. There is a wood-burning stove set on a slate hearth with a painted brick surround.
The sitting room is double glazed providing outstanding panoramic mountain and loch views. There is a modern wood burning stove which gives out a lovely heat and makes this a cosy room to snuggle up on a winters’ night. The room has a triple aspect to the south, west and north. It is light and bright and takes advantage of the natural warmth of the sun. A door leads to the front garden and an open staircase rises to the primary bedroom.
The primary bedroom has an apex window to the front and two large Velux windows which allow you to enjoy the open views of Suilven from your bed.
Returning to the main hall, and a painted staircase leads to the upper floor and landing which has a large storage area in the coombs and Velux window.
The bedrooms are both of a good size with coombed ceilings and painted floorboards. There are dual aspect windows with open views. Both bedrooms offer good storage.
There is a shower room with a two-piece suite in white comprising WC and wash hand basin and a large walk-in shower with wet wall panelling and mains shower. The hot water tank is a Megaflo which produces pressurised hot water.
Externally, the property is situated within an enclosed garden with stock fencing around. It is mainly laid to lawn with pretty features. There is a gravel path around the property, and this leads up the garden to a lovely seating area from where to enjoy your surroundings. There are three log stores and a shed. The gravel driveway has parking for several cars.
There is a large stone-built steading/tandem garage/workshop which has a profiled metal roof and a Ramsay ladder to a floored mezzanine loft. This building has been recently rebuilt to a very high standard and has development potential (subject to necessary consents).
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From Ullapool take the A835 North for 15 miles. Upon entering Elphin continue until you see the sign on the right-hand side for the Tea Room, carry on past this and after the next bend take the next right-hand turn. Follow the track until it takes a left-hand turn and at this point the driveway for Cuil Breac is directly on the right-hand side.