Nestled in an idyllic riverside setting Lynechork is a unique and rare development opportunity. Sitting in a secluded position, Lynechork has full detailed planning consent for the development of a 5 bedroom modern country house.
Plans provide open plan living accommodation, a private courtyard offering ample car parking and a walled garden. Set in a wildflower meadow the site extends to approximately 3.8 acres and enjoys views of the surrounding hills and the River Glass. Accessed via a track the property is situated 3 miles North West of the village of Evanton in Easter Ross and lies a mile north of the Cromarty Firth, 20 miles North of Inverness.
With 5 bedrooms, 4 en-suite, 2 living rooms, a study and open plan kitchen/dining room the house is contemporary in design yet sympathetic to its surroundings. The layout is thoughtfully designed for the modern family and offers flexible, versatile living accommodation as well as usable outside space and a secure garage.
The secluded setting offers a sense of remoteness whilst being only a couple of miles from Evanton offering local amenities.
This attractive high amenity site is located a few miles north west of the village of Evanton, Ross-shire. Enjoying views across the picturesque countryside Lynechork is conveniently located 20 miles north of Inverness. There are local amenities in Evanton including a village shop, pub, post office and primary school. The nearby towns of Alness and Dingwall offer bustling high streets and a wider range of services including supermarkets, independent retailers, cafes, restaurants, medical services and secondary schooling. Inverness is the capital of the Highlands, and provides all the services expected of a major centre including national retailers, professional services, Eden Court Theatre, a mainline railway station and airport with daily national and international flights.
This area of the Northern Highlands offers stunning scenery and a wide range of outdoor pursuits. Walking, wildlife watching, horse riding, hill walking and mountaineering, mountain biking, canoeing, world-class golf courses, trout and salmon fishing, as well as shooting are all available locally. There are numerous forest trails and challenging Munros in the area, and quiet country walks and horse riding trails start right from the door.
Evanton is ideally situated for exploring the Highlands and the North Coast 500. There are beautiful sandy beaches just 20 miles to the north at Dornoch, and the West Coast can be reached in about an hour’s drive. A short distance to the south west of Inverness lie the Great Glen Way and Loch Ness and a 40 minute drive south of Inverness takes you to Aviemore and the Cairngorms National Park and ski areas.
Lynechork is a level site extending to around 3.8 acres with open views over attractive countryside. The northern boundary is banked and southern boundary is delineated by the access road running parallel to the River Glass. The site currently comprises a traditional former croft cottage and courtyard steading made up of 3 separate buildings, that occupy the middle of the property, with a fenced 1 acre paddock lying to the north-west.
There is an additional un-fenced meadow to the south-east, and the site is accessed via a shared metaled road immediately to the south.
The site benefits from detailed planning consent for the erection of a 5 bedroom 4,389 Sq Ft (approx) lodge with garage, granted by Highland Council 21st November 2017. Ref: 17/05416/FUL Copies of the planning consent, associated plans and reports are available in the technical information pack and can be viewed at: https://bit.ly/2P6ukdV
Mains connection for electricity is available and runs to the edge of the site. Water is via a private supply and drainage is by means of a private system.