Highlands hideaway! Four-bed cottage that comes it its own Scottish ISLAND hits market for £290,000… but it’s a two-hour drive to the nearest civilization
- A newly available Scottish property gives owners the chance to get away from it all and own their own island
- Linneraineach cottage, advertised for £290,000 comes with a massive 35 acre plot of the lush surroundings
- The properties immaculate location also comes with access to an island in the centre of nearby Loch Lurgainn
Wilderness lovers have the chance to own their own cottage and separate Scottish island for less than the price of a house in London.
For £290,000 excited buyers could lay claim to Linneraineach cottage, located at the foot of Stac Pollaidh, in the Highlands, with 35 acres of ground surrounding the cottage also included in the price.
On top of the fantastically lush grounds around the house, owners of this property will gain the rights to a 10 acre island in Loch Lurgainn.
Tucked away: the cottage is set back within the surrounding woodland giving you a feeling of cosiness in the quint privacy of nature
An island in the sun: Along with the 35 acre plot of land surrounding eh house, potential owners will also net a further 10 acres on an island situated in the Loch (Pictured above)
A house with a view: The cottage finds itself sat in the middle of the highlands, sequestered away behind the surrounding woodland
However the buyer of this Scottish oasis will only be allowed to explore their island as development of any kind is strictly banned.
The four bedroom cottage comes with one reception room lying near the North Coast 500 route and the Coigach Peninsula, which is recognised as one of the most beautiful parts of the Western Highlands and part of Scotland’s first European Geopark.
The secluded Wester Ross property is on sale by estate agent Galbraith for offers over £290,000 and even comes with its own boat launch.
Hearth warming: The cottage’s lounge space is focused around the traditional open fireplace, creating a space for all to gather around
Old fashioned cooking: A simple rustic kitchen ties the heart of the property together welcoming guests into the centre of the home away from the cold outside
A Scottish Panorama: Wide-set windows offer uncompromising views of the surrounding highlands and Loch Lurgainn itself
The uninhabited island is less than a mile from the mainland, a journey which can only be made by private boat trip or by using stepping stones at further along the shoreline.
Camping is permitted on the island as well as fishing, to go along with the exquisite view of the mountainous landscape.
The ground is covered with ancient woodland and impressive rock formation with a mix lush of vegetation ranging from honey-suckled garlanded Oaks, Aspens, Alders and Scots Firs, that has been cared for by Scottish National Heritage.
Time to splash out: As well as the more standard amenities, the property also boasts its own boat launch to get you from your from Lochside to island quick as you arms can take you
the fantastic property comes with only one major drawback, it’s two hours drive from the property to get to the nearest city of Inverness
Feast your eyes! The grounds of the property give any potential owner the combination of Loch and mountainside views that complement the vast panorama of open space on offer
The property is about 14 miles from Ullapool and is nearly a two hour drive to Inverness.
Phiddy Robertson from Galbraith, said: ‘This is a very special property which would make a wonderful holiday home or permanent residence.
‘The cottage is surrounded by spectacular scenery and having one’s own island, as well as fishing rights and a boat launch, is a joy. The combination of loch, mountain and woodland views make the setting quite magical.
‘The cottage itself offers spacious accommodation including four bedrooms, a dining-kitchen and an attractive sitting room with open fire. There is also the potential to extend the cottage into the adjoining stone barn, subject to planning permission.’
Owners are expected to manage and conserve its special features, due to it being a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
The property is currently owned by the Inverpolly Estate since 1966 who use Linneraineach as their second home.