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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Mingarry, Scourie, Lairg

Fixed Price £89,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Garden
  • EPC Band - G

Full description


Charming stone built 2 bedroom cottage enjoying many original and attractive features. Ideal holiday let or would also make a superb family home.

Description - Mingarry is a charming stone-built cottage set in beautiful scenery in the attractive North-West village of Scourie. The cottage has been used as a family home, holiday let and long term rental property by the current owners. The cottage has many original and attractive features including panelled windows, a beamed ceiling, wooden panelling and original doors. The gable walls have a unique stonework feature particular to houses built in the area. Benefiting from a multi-fuel stove in the lounge and some electric heating.

The wooden gate in the stone wall opens onto to a path which leads through the well-established garden to the front door. The entrance hall leads to the living room, dining room and kitchen which has a pretty mural of the view of Scourie Bay. Stairs lead from the hall up to the two double bedrooms and bathroom upstairs.

Location - Sitting on a quiet lane in the village of Scourie, Sutherland, this attractive property is around 90 miles north-west of Inverness, 42 miles north of Ullapool and a short walk from Scourie Bay and the spectacular scenery of the area. Scourie has a Post Office, shop, restaurants, hotel, petrol station and village hall. Education is provided at Scourie Primary School and Kinlochbervie High School. The mountains, coast, lochs and wildlife attract those who love outdoor activities form anglers to climbers and bird watchers to kayakers.

Directions - From Ullapool travel north along the A 835 Lochinver Road past Elphin. Turn left onto the A 837 at Ledmore junction. Follow directions above From Inverness, travel north on the A9. Take a left turn onto the B9176 and again onto A836 Lairg Road. Turn left on to the A837. As the road passes Loch Assynt, turn right onto the A 894, sinposted to Durness. Continue north
through Inchnadamph and Kylestrome to Scourie along the A894. Turn right opposite the village shop. As the lane sweeps round to the left, Mingarry is on the right hand side.

Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - 2.80m x 1.60m longest/widest (9'2" x 5'3" longest/ - The front door opens into painted wood panelled entrance hall which leads to the living room, dining room and kitchen. The wooden stairs lead up to the landing and rooms above.

Liviing Room - 4.00m x 3.30m approx (13'1" x 10'10" appro x) - An original wooden door opens to the cosy living room, which has a beamed ceiling and a circular multi-fuel stove. The panelled glass window is recessed into the thick stone walls looks out to the garden and the scenery beyond.

Kitchen - 3.2m x 1.96m approx (10'6" x 6'5" appro x) - The kitchen is set to the rear of the property and has an attractive mural of the view of Scourie Bay. It has fitted units with a washing machine, electric cooker, 1.5 bowl drainer and a shelved under stair cupboard. The recessed window looks out over the lane and to a grassy bank. The back door leads to a small garden area. The kitchen opens to the dining room. Door to entrance hall.

Dining Room - 4.00m x 3.30m (13'1" x 10'10") - Similar in size to the living room the Dining Room has a vent to the chimney where it may be possible to install a stove or reinstate a fireplace. It also has a recessed panelled window overlooking the garden. It would be possible to use the room as a living /dining room, freeing up the living room as another bedroom. An original wooden door leads to the Entrance Hall.

Landing - The landing leads to two bedrooms and the bathroom. The original timber floor is painted and a velux window looks out to the garden at the front of the property.

Bedroom 1 - 4.00m x 3.20m approx (13'1" x 10'6" appro x) - This room has a wood panelled coombed ceiling and 12 panelled window overlooking the front garden. The original timber floor has been painted.

Bathroom - 2.36m x 2.00m (7'9" x 6'7") - Fitted with a white 3 piece suite includes an original cast iron bath with electric shower over, w.c. And wash hand basin. A cupboard contains the hot water tank. A velux window looks out to the rear of the property. Electric wall heater

Bedroom 2 - 4.00m x 3.10m (13'1" x 10'2") - Similar in size to Bedroom 1 the room has similar features including wood panelled coombed ceiling and recessed window to front. Built in cupboards.

Garden - There is a wide paved path with a garden bench and a secluded walled garden to the front with established shrubs and a gravelled area. There is also a small garden area to rear of property accessed by the back door from the kitchen

Heating - The property benefits from a multi-fuel stove in the lounge and some electric heating.

Glazing - The subjects have single glazed windows with the four windows to the front being attractive multi glass panelled feature windows.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, cooker and washing machine are included in the sale price.

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

Services - The subjects benefit from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to the mains drainage system.

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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11 May 2015


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