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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ord Road, Marybank, Scotland, IV6

Fixed Price £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique Al Fresco Sheltered Private Courtyard
  • Large L-Shaped Kitchen/Dining Area/Family Room
  • Bespoke Oak Kitchen
  • Large walk-in Pantry
  • Unique Features
  • Cast Iron Fireplace
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Stunning Views to Ben Wyvis and beyond
  • Large Landscaped Gardens
  • Village Location

Full description

When calling for a viewing please quote ref: 102532

Presented for sale, this beautifully finished, detached property offering generous accommodation with a wealth of unique features, which gives it the ‘wow’ factor.
Its prime village location and lovely views add to the attraction. Accommodation: entrance vestibule, lounge, study, open plan kitchen/dining area/family room, rear vestibule, utility room, cloakroom, five bedrooms (master en-suite with dressing room), shower room and separate family bathroom. Room by room thermostatically controlled underfloor heating. Double glazed feature windows. Floored loft with velux windows.
Spacious detached double garage. Generous, easily maintained landscaped gardens.


‘Garden Cottage’ is a stunning property located in the village of Marybank. The property is in excellent condition and exudes a light and airy feel throughout. Its deceptive exterior view gives way to a spacious, comfortable family home surrounding a unique sheltered central private al fresco courtyard adjacent to the dining area for outdoor dining and barbecuing all year round. The attention to detail and abundance of features can be clearly seen throughout the home including a bespoke hand made oak kitchen, mosaic tiled entrance vestibule, 9ft ceilings and moulded cornicing with ceiling roses, are to name but a few. The generous accommodation includes an open plan kitchen/dining area/family room, this space is well utilized into three areas, with the ‘cosy’ family room off the kitchen, looking out to the rear garden and the large dining area with wood burning stove adjacent to the al fresco courtyard. It is a truly versatile space.

The rear vestibule provides excellent storage with a large coat/hanging cupboard, a drying cupboard that houses the hot water tank and a utility room, which has plenty of cupboard space. The door of the vestibule leads out to the side garden and garage. The lounge has a stunning cast iron fireplace with open fire, (which pictures cannot justify) and a large bay window, which takes in the scenic views of Ben Wyvis and the hills beyond. There are five bedrooms in the property with the option of using the study as a sixth bedroom. The spacious master bedroom benefits from a fitted dressing room which then leads into an en-suite bathroom. The bathroom, shower room, and the en-suite are all fitted with white contemporary traditional Waverly sanitary-ware. Storage is not an issue in this property as it has been well considered within the original planning. The property has Oil fired under floor heating throughout, which has separate thermostatic controls in every room and many of the double glazed windows have a unique feature.
Viewing of this property is a must to appreciate all that it has to offer. The property would be attractive to anyone looking for a family home in a village location close to all amenities.

The grounds extend around the home, with gated access to a lock-bloc driveway, which provides access to the detached double garage and ample space for additional parking. The front garden is laid to lawn with some shrub planting and takes in views over the village towards the hills and mountain of Ben Wyvis beyond. The rear garden is fully enclosed and sectioned into three areas. There is an overhead garden trellis in one loc-bloc area adjacent to the family room, an area with two raised vegetable beds leading towards side access to the double garage, and the majority of the rear garden area consists of a double seated pergola with a winding loc block path leading to a children’s soft play area. The side of the property contains a paved area which two garden sheds and the oil tank are situated. This is a large and versatile area, which could be utilised for many purposes.

‘Garden Cottage’ is located in the quaint village of Marybank, which has a primary school, a pub/restaurant, a community hall and a well-equipped children’s play park.
Nearby services can be found at Muir of Ord, which is, approximately 5mins away with shops and amenities, including a co-op convenience store, butchers, bank, post office, library, takeaways and a filling station. In the market town of Dingwall, approximately 6 miles away there is supermarket shopping and various other amenities associated with a larger town, such as, shops, services, a train station and secondary schooling. Both have rail links to Inverness and the North of Scotland. Inverness is easily within commuting distance.
The area is renowned for its natural beauty (as the views from the property confirm) with Ben Wyvis in the distance and the hills leading to it, the area offers the ideal opportunity for hill walking, mountain biking and many other outdoor pursuits. For the less adventurous there are many excellent walking routes near to the property including the banks of the River Conon where excellent salmon and trout fishing can be experienced on a permit basis.


Double front doors open into the entrance vestibule.

Approx 1.73m x 1.76m (5’08” x 5’09”)
There is a contemporary traditional mosaic floor with wooden panelling and a door which leads into the reception hallway.

The reception hallway has doors providing access to the lounge, open plan kitchen/dining area/family room, study, all bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room. There is also a storage cupboard and the fire alarm control system. The hallway has the unusual feature of three quarter length windows all around, looking into the courtyard area. The flooring is of solid walnut.

Approx 5.97m x 7.13m (19’07” x 23’04”)
The lounge is a large, fresh, neutrally decorated room with Junkers Oak Laminate flooring. It has a bay window to the front elevation with views to Ben Wyvis and the hills beyond and an additional window to the side. There is cornicing, two ceiling roses and an impressive open cast iron fireplace with a mirror above. To each side of the fireplace there is an alcove with shelving, with one of them also having a cupboard space. The flat screen television is available under separate negotiation with the seller; there is a link up to the sound system located in the cupboard.

This in an L shaped room. Approx 7.99m narrowing into 3.99m x 4.56m widening into 6.88m (26’02” narrowing into 13’01” x 14’11” widening into 22’07’’) This is a fantastic room which naturally divides into three areas, having a focal point of windows and French doors opening into the central courtyard. The family room has a window looking into the courtyard and double French doors which open to the rear garden. There is tiled flooring and an archway through to the kitchen area. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke hand made oak units with a wooden worktop running along the units beside the window to the rear garden. The window is an unusual feature with arched detailed cornicing. There is also a central island which has a dark granite worktop with storage cupboards and drawers underneath, above there is a suspended oak ceiling hanging pan rack. There is a traditional Belfast sink, wine fridge, Smeg fridge freezer and a dishwasher. The gas range master with gas hob and electric oven is set into an alcove with brick framework. One of the best features of the kitchen is a spacious walk in larder cupboard with shelving and drawers, continuation of the tiled flooring from the dining area. The kitchen area looks out on to the dining area which has a wood burning stove and large French doors opening into the sheltered enclosed courtyard. There is a door providing access to the rear vestibule.

The rear vestibule has doors providing access to the utility room, cloakroom toilet, storage cupboard, drying cupboard (housing the hot water tank) and access to the side garden area. There is also a coat hanging area.

Approx 2.45m x 2.38m (8’00” x 7’09”)
The utility room has a traditional Belfast sink with cupboard space underneath, a worktop and wall mounted storage space. The room is plumbed for a washing machine and there is an access hatch to the loft space. Window to the side elevation.

Approx 1.96m x 1.19m (6’05” x 3’10”)
The cloakroom toilet has a window to the rear elevation and comprises of a wc and wash hand basin. There is white wooden panelling to the dado level, extractor fan and a mirror.

Approx 2.31m x 3.23m (7’07” x 10’07”)
The study is a lovely bright room and has a window to the front elevation with views to Ben Wyvis and the hills beyond. There is a cupboard with shelving. This room could additionally be used as a bedroom if required. There is walnut wooden flooring and a custom made roman blind.

Approx 5.30m x 5.73m (17’04” x 18’09”)
Bedroom one is the master bedroom of the property and has a bay window to the front elevation with views to Ben Wyvis and the hills beyond. It is a large, light, neutrally decorated room and has a wall mounted flat screen television which is available under separate negotiation and a door providing access through to the dressing room. It has an Oak wooden floor.

Approx 1.38m x 2.17m (4’06” x 7’01”)
The dressing room has four full-length modern integral fitted double wardrobes in an attractive cream and walnut colour. There is down lighting above the wardrobes, a wall mounted mirror and a door leading through to the large en-suite bathroom

Approx 2.36m x 2.48m (7’09” x 8’01”)
The large en-suite bathroom comprises of a Waverly contemporary traditional wc, wash hand basin, and stand alone traditional claw-foot bath with double shower head over with an additional hand held shower. There is a wall mounted towel rail, a built-in storage cupboard with shelves, a window to the side elevation and an extractor fan.

Approx 3.43m x 3.31m (11’03” x 10’10”)
Bedroom two, which is currently being used as a guest room, is attractively decorated and has a peaceful feel. It has a window to the rear elevation and a double integral wardrobe with cupboards above.

Approx 3.08m x 4.56m (10’01” x 14’11”)
Bedroom three is a bright room and has a window to the rear elevation, large fitted wardrobes with cupboards above and a desk. There is wooden flooring and a custom made roman blind.

Approx 3.00m x 5.15m (9’10” x 16’11”)
Bedroom four is a bright room and has a window to the rear elevation, large fitted wardrobes with cupboards above and desk. There is wooden flooring and a custom made roman blind.

Approx 3.23m x 3.58m (10’07” x 11’08”)
Bedroom five which is fresh and neutrally decorated is located next door to the master bedroom and is currently used as a playroom but it could have many uses such as; a nursery, gym. It has a window to the front elevation with views to Ben Wyvis and the hills beyond. It has a single integral wardrobe with cupboards above and maple flooring.

Approx 3.57m x 4.09m (11’08” x 13’05”)
The large, bright, family bathroom has a wc with feature traditional raised cistern and a chain flush, a Waverly, wash hand basin and a freestanding bath with shower mixer taps. |The bathroom which is half-height panelled, gives it a feeling of space. There is a cupboard with shelving, tiled flooring, a window with a custom made roman blind to the side elevation and an extractor fan.

Approx 1.80m x 2.87m (5’11” x 9’05”) The measurements are into the shower unit.
The brightly decorated shower room comprises of Waverly contemporary traditional wc, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle with granite tiles on the walls and ceramic tiling on the floor, there is a wall mounted towel rail, double shower head, extractor fan, built in shelving and cupboard space with mirror and light.

Approx 6.07m x 5.98m (19’11” x 19’07”)
The garage has a concrete floor, lighting, power and under floor heating

Room by room Thermostatically controlled Oil fired under floor heating. PG for the range master with electric oven.

Double glazed windows.

Mains water, electricity and drainage.

By mutual agreement.

A Home Report is available for this property.


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26 April 2012

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