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5 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Hillcrest, Badnaban, Lochinver

Fixed Price £267,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sun Porch
  • Hall
  • Lounge
  • Sun Lounge
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Utility Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bedroom/Office
  • Bathroom
  • Shower Room

Full description


Detached 5 Bedroom Bungalow appreciating views across Croft land to Sea.

Description - This detached bungalow is set in an elevated position and enjoys views across to the sea and hills beyond. The rooms are bright and spacious with the lounge appreciating a multi-fuel stove and all of the bedrooms having vanity wash hand basins. The kitchen is well fitted with ample room for dining/family area and there is a modern bathroom and shower room. Benefiting from oil central heating and double glazing, Hillcrest has been used as a bed and breakfast in the past and with the introduction of the North Coast 500 route is ideally placed should someone be looking for a property with bed and breakfast potential. The bungalow is set in a good sized garden ground with ample parking provision.

Location - This spacious bungalow is quietly situated in the hamlet of Badnaban, around 2 miles from Lochinver on the northwest coast of the Highlands offering peace and tranquility in spectacular surroundings. Local amenities in Lochinver include shops, hotel and caf, small supermarket, post office, petrol station, butcher, bank and health centre and it is a popular stop off point for those following the North Coast 500 route. Primary school children would attend Lochinver Primary whilst older children would be bussed to Ullapool. This popular location provides an opportunity for many outdoor pursuits, including mountaineering, hill walking, bird and wildlife watching and is a short drive from the sandy beach at Achmelvich. Inverness, the Highland capital is some 90 miles distant.

Directions - From Inverness take the A9 road north to the Tore roundabout where you take the second exit on to the A835. At the next
roundabout, continue on the A835 road heading for Ullapool. On entering the town, bear right up the hill and take the road to Lochinver. Pass through the hamlet of Elphin and turn left onto the A837 at Ledmore Junction. On entering Lochinver, continue straight through the village passing the petrol station and war memorial (both on the right). You will see a sign for Inverkirkaig, turn left here and follow the single track road through Strathan and take the road to the right sign posted Badnaban. Hillcrest is a short distance along and is on the left hand side.

Accommodation -

Sun Porch - 2.32m x 1.79 approx (7'7" x 5'10" appro x) - Set to the front of the property with window looking across the garden and beyond to the sea and hills in the distance. Door to garden. Glass panelled door with glazed side panels to the hall.

Hall - Large hatch to loft space. Deep shelved cupboard and deep shelved linen cupboard. Further shelved cupboard.

Lounge - 5.92m x 4.13m longest/widest (19'5" x 13'7" longes - Large window to the front taking advantage of the lovely aspect across the garden and croft land to sea and hills beyond. Stone fireplace housing a multifuel stove set on tiled hearth. Television and telephone connections.

Sun Lounge - 5.96m x 2.47m (19'7" x 8'1") - Set to the side of the property with windows to front, side and rear and door opening to the garden. Outlook over the garden and beyond with restricted view to the sea.

Kitchen/ Dining Room - 6.02m x 4.71m (19'9" x 15'5") - Set to the rear with windows overlooking the garden to croft land. The kitchen is fitted with modern base and wall units incorporating Neff double electric oven and five burner gas hob with chimney style extractor above. The dishwasher and fridge freezer are included in the asking price and there is space for a further under counter appliance. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer. Telephone point. Concealed heating boiler. Cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Utility Room - 2.11m x 1.48m (6'11" x 4'10") - Set to the rear of the house with glass panelled door to the garden. Window to rear. Wall mounted units with work surface. Washing machine and tumble dryer are included in the sale. Door to deep shelved pantry cupboard with light.

Bedroom 1 - 3.52m x 3.02m (11'7" x 9'11") - Set to the front of the property with window overlooking the garden and beyond to sea and hills. Modern vanity unit with wash hand basin and storage below. Double fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Bedroom 2 - 3.51m x 3.02m (11'6" x 9'11") - Set with window to the rear overlooking the garden to croft land beyond. Modern vanity unit with wash hand basin and storage below. Double fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Bathroom - 1.68m x 2.89m widens to 3.49m (5'6" x 9'6" widens - Modern furnished white suite incorporating bath with central taps and shower attachment, w.c. With concealed cistern and vanity wash hand basin with storage below. High level opaque window to the rear.

Bedroom 3 - 3.54m x 2.81m (11'7" x 9'3") - Set to the front of the property with window overlooking the garden and beyond to sea and hills. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and storage below. Double fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Shower Room - 1.55m x 2.08m widens to 3.49m (5'1" x 6'10" widens - Modern white furnished suite comprising shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and w.c. With concealed cistern. High level opaque window to rear.

Bedroom 4 - 3.52m x 2.33m (11'7" x 7'8") - Set with window to the rear overlooking the garden to croft land beyond. Vanity unit with wash hand basin and storage below.

Bedroom 5/Office - 4.12m x 2.31m (13'6" x 7'7") - This bedroom is currently utilised as an office/bedroom and is fitted with a range of bedroom furniture including wall, drawer and wardrobe units. Vanity wash hand basin with drawers below. Television aerial point. Window to the front.

Garden - The property has a large paved patio to the front with steps up to further raised patio appreciating views across croft land to the sea and surrounding hills. Area laid to grass. Sheds. Coal bunker. Paved area to the side with gravelled sitting area and further area laid to grass. Tarred driveway with gravelled parking areas.

Heating - The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

Glazing - The property is mainly double glazed. The window in the porch and glass panel in the external door in the utility room are
single glazed.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, blinds, double oven, hob and extractor hood, fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer are included in the 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 and water. Drainage is to a private 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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08 July 2015


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