One of the area’s most beautiful homes, which has been lovingly restored and transformed, located near the shores of the iconic Loch Ness in the ancient Highland village of Dores.

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Drumashie Steading is a hugely impressive “B” listed converted, traditional stone steading. It combines exceptional architecture and charm, with modern living, impressive specification and breath taking scenery.

Thought to date back to circa 1832, this stunning home has been sympathetically restored, blending old and new in a dynamic way. This has resulted in the creation of a truly remarkable property, positioned on the edge of the iconic Loch Ness. There are a host of architectural features and an effortless flow of tranquillity and warmth throughout the house.

There are numerous features, which include exposed wood beams and stonework, distinctive Indian sandstone flagstones, underfloor heating, electric Aga, Arts & Crafts style library and an atmospheric Jacobean dining room.

The property will suit a variety of purchasers, those looking for a peaceful, Highland rural retreat as well as those looking for an income potential/investment opportunity.

The accommodation is arranged over two levels and comprises, boot room, wc/cloak and a magnificent open plan dining kitchen. This is very much the heart of the house, it is flooded by natural light, and is extremely cosy, thanks to the underfloor heating and Aga. A door from the kitchen leads to the snug/sitting room, which has windows front and side, ceiling coving, fireplace and inset wood burning stove. A staircase leads upstairs to a beautifully appointed bedroom above, which has beautiful views, a wood burner stove and plenty of storage.

The main hallway downstairs leads to the luxurious bathroom which has a contemporary Victoria & Albert design bath, Fired Earth wc, wash hand basin and walk in shower, finished in limestone. The atmospheric formal Jacobean themed dining room is the perfect place to entertain guests, and leads into the sumptuous Arts & Crafts library which has a sandstone fireplace with inset wood burning stove, roof beams and oak flooring. A staircase from the Library leads to a double bedroom which has an en suite finished in Turkish marble. There is a further double guest bedroom which has black limestone flagstone flooring and en suite.


The property is set in easily maintained garden grounds. There is an enclosed parking area to the side and walled garden to the rear with sitting area, lawn, greenhouse and shed.


Drumashie Steading is only moments away from the iconic Loch Ness in the idyllic village of Dores, and offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life whilst remaining convenient for the commuting client.

Loch Ness has several small, friendly communities along its banks and is fringed by spectacular woodland glens leading out to open hills and hiking country. For those who enjoy the outdoors, golfing, skiing, sailing and fishing are all within easy reach. Besides the legendary monster, you’ll be living in the midst of a host of rare wildlife, including sika, roe and red deer, otter, red kite and golden eagle. There is a local primary school at Aldourlie within a mile of the village and a choice of secondary schools in Inverness.

Inverness is very much the commercial and business centre for the Highlands of Scotland and is convenient for the Airport which is located to the East of the city only 18 miles away. The airport provides a variety of domestic and European flights. Inverness also has excellent public transport links with good bus and rail connections.


From Inverness take the B862 Dores Road and on entering Dores you will see the property located on the left hand side. There is a gated driveway to the side of the property.

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Other features

  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 x en suite
  • Family bathroom
  • In all 2,352 SqFt
  • Off-street parking
  • Gardens to the rear

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