5 bedroom detached house for sale
Culbokie, Dingwall, Ross-Shire
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The sale of Easter Kinbeachie Lodge provides a rarely available opportunity to purchase one of the finest homes on the Black Isle with an outstanding position, stunning views and extremely flexible accommodation. Set in colourful garden grounds and with ever changing views, the property occupies a private location yet remains convenient for Inverness, Dingwall and Inverness Airport.
The layout will suit those looking for a self contained teen wing/Granny flat or a property with bed & breakfast/self-catering potential as well as those looking for a large family home. A private gated driveway leads to a further set of gates and access to the tarmacadam driveway with large turning circle and to the garages located at the side of the property. The property has been designed to take full advantage of the magnificent position and internally has a bright and airy ambience. Entrance is via a porch leading to the hallway which leads to a large front facing sitting room with windows to the front and side and great open aspects over the Cromarty Firth. A set of french doors leads to the open plan kitchen and dining area. The kitchen comes with a range of wall and base storage units, double oven, Rangemaster, hob and tiled splashbacks and has a utility room located off. There is a formal dining room which has ample space for a dining table and chairs and for entertaining guests again with great views, but could be used as a further double bedroom. The master bedroom has an en suite with steam shower enclosure, jacuzzi bath, wc and wash hand basin and there is a family bathroom. The sun room connects the main accommodation to the annexe and garages and overlooks the courtyard which is enclosed and laid with flagstone slabs creating a fantastic sheltered and enclosed terraced area. On the upper level there are 3 double bedrooms, 1 with en-suite and 1 currently used as a study/office and a bathroom.
The Annexe is extremely flexible and currently provides self contained guest accommodation. The accommodation comprises bedroom, shower room, 2 garages, 1 with workshop and a large games room/gym. A staircase leads to a sitting room, kitchenette, wc, store, bedroom and walk-in wardrobe.
EPC Rating - D
The property occupies a semi rural position with stunning views over the picturesque Cromarty Firth yet remains convenient for Dingwall, Inverness and the Airport. Dingwall is the County Town of Ross and Cromarty, a mere 14 miles away from the City of Inverness. Sitting at the head of the Cromarty Firth, Dingwall was made a Royal Burgh in 1226 and is an excellent base from which to visit many of the interesting parts of the east coast, the Black Isle and - to the west - the glens of the central Highlands.
Inverness provides a range of retail parks and supermarkets as well as many entertainment, cultural and medical facilities expected of the Highland Capital. Inverness Airport has regular daily flights to London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and other UK destinations.
The private garden grounds of circa 1 acre are completely enclosed by deer and rabbit fencing, with lawns and a variety of over 3,000 mature plants, trees and shrubs including heathers, thyme, acer's, copper beeches, red hot pokers and many others. The driveway leads to a turning circle and to the side of the property and access to the garage's and workshop. The courtyard is completely enclosed and has flagstone paving creating a sunny, sheltered terrace for outdoor entertaining and BBQ's. There is a wealth of wildlife on the doorstep including deer, foxes, pine martins, osprey, buzzards and kites.