3 bedroom detached house for saleMain Street, Portmahomack, Tain, Ross-Shire
Offers Over £299,000
- "A" Listed period home
- 3 Reception rooms
- 3 Bedrooms, seperate dressing room
- Family bathroom and shower room
- Beach front position
- Rear garden with patio area and vegetable patch
- Detached double garage with office
Telford House is a distinctive, period home, believed to be the oldest house in the picturesque village of Portmahomack. The was named after Thomas Telford who purportedly constructed the original building circa 1800, when the harbour at Portmahomack was rebuilt by his company.
The original property is of solid stone construction which has been rendered and painted white.
It has a distinctive crow step gable and a slate roof and enjoys a wonderful seafront position overlooking the harbour with ever changing, far reaching views.
The current house was created in 1986/87 with only the shell of the original building being retained. The current owners have occupied the house since 1988 and have been its owners since it was converted into a dwelling house. The property was extended in 2001 with the addition of a large sun room and outside patio area. The proportions and layout of the accommodation offer a fantastic opportunity to buyers looking for an idyllic lifestyle change and family home.
Access to the property is via double doors, which lead into the inner vestibule, which has a cloakroom located off. The spacious lounge is a fantastic double aspect room and has a vaulted ceiling, fitted double bookcases and 5 windows providing plenty of natural light.
Internally the property flows well with the dining area opening up nicely into the sun room, making it a great space for entertaining. The sun room is a fantastic addition to the property and has been designed in an octagonal shape overlooking the rear gardens. Built in a traditional style the sun room has a slate roof, vaulted ceiling and direct access on the patio. This is a great place to relax and unwind.
The Galley style kitchen comes with a comprehensive range of modern white wall and base storage units, Corian worktops, stainless steel sink, mixer tap, cooker and dishwasher. The utility room has further storage space and houses the white goods which include washing machine, condensing dryer, and American style fridge/freezer with ice dispenser. All of these items will be included in the sale.
Portmahomack is a charming picturesque former fishing village in Easter Ross located a few miles east of Tain on the Dornoch Firth. The village lies in the Moray Firth Special Area of Conservation in the Tarbat Peninsula in the parish of Tarbat Ness. The property is in close proximity to Tarbat Ness Lighthouse, Ballone Castle and the famous Glenmorangie Whisky Distillery. Portmahomack has long been associated with the early settlements with evidence dating back to one thousand years BC. Notable finds and local history can be found at the Pictish Discovery Centre. Set in some of the finest Highland countryside with superb coastal scenery, the area is a popular tourist destination with dolphin, whale and bird watching popular past-times. For the outdoor enthusiasts many pursuits are available, pony trekking, cycling, hill walking, water sports, sea angling to name but a few. Superb salmon fishing and top ski resorts are within easy commute. A picture postcard harbour designed by Thomas Telford, fishing boats, visiting yachts, golden sandy beaches add to the ambience. There are also a host of amenities such as a primary school, hotel, renowned seafood restaurant and a sub-post office/village store. A nine hole golf course is situated within the village with the Royal Dornoch and Castle Stuart courses within easy access. Further amenities can be found in Tain including supermarkets, banks and secondary schooling.
The rear garden is walled and has a patio are, lawn, borders and vegetable patch. Access is via steps from the lower patio and a flagstone path. There are five wooden garden sheds, three of which have power and lighting including a summer house. There is a detached double garage which contains an office and a driveway providing off-street parking.
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