Former Telephone Exchange Off B8004, Gairlochy, Spean Bridge, PH34 4EQ

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £15,000

SALE BY ONLINE AUCTION THURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2021. Incredible lifestyle opportunity in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Former telephone exchange and surrounding land with incredible views of Ben Nevis. Potential redevelopment into holiday home or holiday let (STP). Superb value property investment/development opportunity.



Online Property Auctions Scotland are delighted to present to market this incredible lifestyle opportunity in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Decommissioned former telephone exchange and surrounding land with incredible views of Ben Nevis. Superb value property investment/development opportunity.

Single storey unit measuring 7.20m x 2.30m. Includes surrounding enclosed land with a small area at the back.


A unique opportunity to own an original 1930s Telephone Exchange building in the Scottish Highlands. All original features, Ballachullish slate roof, tongue and groove vaulted ceiling, astragalled windows and all the old fittings remain. This charming building is on an excellent canal side location at the Caledonian Canal, Gairlochy. Nearby views of the Grey Corries and Ben Nevis. Fringed by a picturesque lighthouse and large body of water on Loch Lochy. Prime location for outdoor pursuits - boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking, munro walking all on the doorstep. The building in a stone’s throw away from the Great Glen walking route and Canoe Trail. The River Lochy with salmon fishing within striking distance.

This would be the ideal building for a holiday bolt hole or cosy Highland retreat and would make a desirable picturesque holiday let/AirBnB, subject to planning permission.

Set in 'Commando country' this historic Telephone Exchange was instrumental in the 'Commando training' as a vital communication hub. The neighbouring Achnacarry Estate is steeped in the Clan Cameron history and offers some wonderful woodland walks and places to explore. Home of the more famous Caig falls otherwise known as the 'witches cauldron'. The nearby stone bridge has been used in many films as a historic location. The wilds of Loch Arkaig are within close proximity.

Gairlochy is an idyllic hamlet with a population of approximately 100 people, and in between the villages of Moy and Spean Bridge. A perfect location if you’re trying to get away from busy society.

The areas surrounding the Telephone Exchange are popular spots for tourists and locals who come to climb Ben Nevis, the UK’s tallest mountain. Spean Bridge has a railway station which offers regular transport to and from London on a sleeper train – perfect for a weekend getaway.

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* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.


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