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8 bedroom detached house for sale
Grange Road, Dornoch, Sutherland
Bishopcote is a beautifully positioned Edwardian villa overlooking the first hole and green of the renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Course and beyond over the Dornoch Firth. The property forms part of an exclusive cul-de-sac of period homes in a much admired location and the sale provides an extremely rare opportunity to purchase a substantial, extended property in the most idyllic surroundings.
Entrance to the property is via the sun lounge which overlooks the first green and this leads into a wood panelled front hallway. There is a large south facing sitting room again with stunning views and features includes an open fireplace with multi fuel stove and built in bookshelves. There is a study and both the living room and formal dining room face the front and enjoy the views. The living room has an open fire place with tiled hearth and surround, built in bookshelves and ceiling coving whilst the dining room has ample space for entertaining and a table and chairs. The dining room also has an open fire and separate doors leading to the hallway and the kitchen. The kitchen comes with a range of wall and base storage units and is partially tiled and there is a utility room and WC located off. The rear kitchen hall provides further storage space for white goods. The laundry room has direct access to the gardens, floor mounted storage and a pulley and there is a shelved store room. There is a family bathroom complete with WC, wash hand basin, bath, bidet and shower over bath and three well-proportioned bedrooms. The staircase leads to the upper level and 5 further bedrooms and a family bathroom, 3 of these bedrooms face the front and enjoy great open aspects of the local countryside and beyond.
Bishopcote benefits from full central heating via an LPG boiler.
The Royal Burgh of Dornoch is a historic town centred around its ancient cathedral and is most well know for its Championship Golf Course. Bishopcote overlooks the first tee of the course and beyond over the Inner Moray Firth. Dornoch is ideally placed for outdoor activities and the area is famed for its beautiful coastline, dry climate and quality of life. The Dornoch Firth is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is home to a wide variety of wildlife including widgeon, graylag geese, mallard, teal and whooper swans. As well as being popular with golfers the area attracts walkers, cyclists and there are first class shooting, stalking and salmon fishing available on nearby estates and rivers. The town itself has a good range of shops and services including a health centre as well as a primary school and Academy. For a more comprehensive range of shops and services Inverness is only 43 miles away. There is a train station in Tain and mainline services run daily from Inverness to London and the South.
The property is serviced by a variety of outbuildings comprising of sheds and tool stores. At the foot of the garden there are two garages accessed by a separate shared access off Stafford Road. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn both to the front and rear. To the front there are a variety of plant and shrub borders, paved slab area and flagpole. To the rear there is a paved patio and a covered walkway leading to the sheds. There is an ornamental pond and slabbed Italian style sunken garden.