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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Viewhill, Leachkin Brae, Inverness

Offers Over £320,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Vestibule
  • Hall
  • Lounge
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Utility Room
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Office
  • Bathroom
  • Shower Room

Full description


SPACIOUS detached 5 Bedroom Property set in superb elevated position with ENVIABLE VIEWS across the city to MORAY FIRTH

Description - Deceptively spacious, detached villa appreciating a superb peaceful location with outstanding open views across the city to the Moray Firth. Set over three floors, the property takes full advantage of its enviable position with good sized basement and integral double garage on the ground floor and main accommodation spread over the first and second floors. The lounge appreciates an open fireplace and there is a sitting room, which could easily be utilised as a formal dining room if preferred. The two main bedrooms are set on the second floor with bay windows with fitted window seats - ideal to enjoy the views. Benefiting from LPG heating and double glazing, there is potential to build above the garage (subject to local authority consent), though at the moment this area is currently a raised paved patio. Set in a good sized garden with ample off-road parking, this is a unique opportunity to acquire a comfortable family home set in an elevated semi-rural location, yet within easy reach of the city centre amenities.

Location - Situated in a semi-rural position in the Upper Leachkin area of Inverness, approximately 2 miles from the city centre with fine views across the city towards the Moray Firth. Local shops and facilities available at the nearby Charleston Complex include shop, chemist, hairdresser, food takeaway and a doctors surgery. Primary school children would attend Kinmylies Primary with older children attending Charleston Academy, both of which are within easy reach. There is a regular bus service to and from the city centre.

Directions - From the city centre, take the old A9 leading towards Beauly. After crossing the canal at Muirtown, take the second turning on the left (at the traffic lights). Continue up the hill until you come to the traffic lights where you turn right into Leachkin Road. Go straight on at the roundabout, then take the road which branches off to the right Leachkin Brae. Follow this road up the hill and after passing the national speed limit signs continue on for approximately 0.5 mile. Take the left hand turn directing after passing the right hand turn off sign posted to Blackpark and View Hill is the first house along the track on the right hand side.

Entrance Vestibule - 1.78m x 1.02m (5'10" x 3'4") - Coat hooks. Glass panelled door with glazed side panels to the hall.

Hall - Cupboard housing the hot water tank. Doors leading to the lounge, kitchen, bathroom and three bedrooms. Stairs up to further accommodation and stairs down to the basement

Lounge - 5.10m x 4.30m narrows to 3.46m (16'9" x 14'1" narr - Set to the front of the property with feature stone open fireplace. Windows to front and side take advantage of the lovely views. Television aerial points.

Sitting Room - 3.94m x 2.82m (12'11" x 9'3") - This comfortable room is set between the kitchen and lounge and would make an ideal formal dining room if required. Windows to side and rear appreciate a pleasing outlook.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.41m x 3.94m approx (14'6" x 12'11" appro x) - Set with window to the rear of the property, this room is fitted with base and wall units incorporating ceramic hob with extractor hood above and double oven. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. Ample room for table and chairs.

Utility Room - 2.84m x 1.23m (9'4" x 4'0") - Plumbed and vented for washing machine and tumble dryer. Window to the rear.

Bedroom 4 - 3.62m x 3.07m longest/widest (11'11" x 10'1" longe - Set with window to the front with outlook to patio. Double doors to shelved cupboard and double fitted wardrobe. Overhead storage. Television aerial point.

Bathroom - 2.84m x 2.49m (9'4" x 8'2") - Fitted suite comprising bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, wc and bidet Opaque window to the rear.

Bedroom 3 - 3.95m x 3.06m longest/widest (13'0" x 10'0" longes - Good sized double room set with window to the rear appreciating views over the garden.

Bedroom 5 - 3.62m x 3.06m longest/widest (11'11" x 10'0" longe - Set with window to the front with outlook to patio. Double doors to shelved cupboard and double fitted wardrobe. Fitted dressing table with drawers and overhead storage.

Porch - 2.48m x 1.68m (8'2" x 5'6") - Windows to rear and side and door accessing the garden.

Landing - The stairs lead up from the hall to a spacious landing area. Velux windows to the front ensure the area is bright and there is low level storage along one wall.

Bedroom 1 - 4.29m x 4.18m excludes bay (14'1" x 13'9" ex clude - This is a bright and spacious room, set to the front of the property with wide bay window with fitted seating taking full advantage of the superb view. Telephone point.

Office - 2.27m x 1.99m (7'5" x 6'6") - Set with Velux window to rear. Fitted wall shelving. Telephone point.

Shower Room - 2.28m x 2.27m longest/widest (7'6" x 7'5" longest/ - Fitted with a shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. Velux window to the rear.

Bedroom 2 - 4.88m x 1.65m approx excluding bay (16'0" x 5'5" a - This good sized room is currently used as office space and is open plan to the landing. Cupboard. Recessed fitted wardrobe. Wide bay window to front with fitted seat takes advantage of the superb view. Telephone connection.

Basement - 7.71m x 4.28m longest/widest (25'4" x 14'1" longes - Accessed from either the double garage or the hallway, this is a good sized room, ideal for storage. Power, light and base mounted heating boiler.

Integral Double Garage - 5.27m x 4.54m approx (17'3" x 14'11" appro x) - Set to the front of the property with double up and over doors to the front and side door accessing the basement. Power and light.

Garden - The property is set in good sized garden grounds laid mainly to grass with mature trees and bushes planted. Shed. Clothes drying lines. Small orchard with fruit trees. Organically worked vegetable plots. Raised paved patio set above the garage takes full advantage of the superb views. Large gravelled driveway.

Heating - The subjects benefit from LPG central heating.

Glazing - The subjects benefit from double glazing.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings and curtains, oven, hob and extractor hood are included in the sale price.

Council Tax - The current Council Tax band on this property is band E. You should be aware that this may be subject to change upon the sale of the property.

Services - The subjects benefit from mains electricity, telephone and water. Drainage is to a septic tank.

Entry - By mutual agreement

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert on 01463 253911 on Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm to arrange an appointment to view. If calling on an evening or weekend, please call the Highland Solicitors' Property Centre on 01463 231173 and they will be able to arrange a viewing on your behalf.

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The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any
measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have NOT tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. oven, central heating system, etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what it included in the sale.

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02 April 2015


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