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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Kilmorack, Beauly, Inverness-Shire

Offers Over £640,000

Property Description

Key features

  • B Listed property with converted steading
  • Income producing property
  • Entrance hall
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • 5 Bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room
  • 1 Bedroom steading
  • Generous gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The sale of Kilmorack House and Kilmorack Cottage provides an extremely rare opportunity to purchase two properties in idyllic surroundings, with the opportunity to use either or both for furnished holiday lettings.

Kilmorack House makes an ideal family home and Kilmorack Cottage is a beautiful contemporary steading conversion which sits comfortably within the grounds. Both have been successfully equipped and upgraded to provide quality holiday home accommodation.

The attractive combination of these two properties will suit those looking for a genuine lifestyle opportunity with sizeable family accommodation and a popular additional property which is generating impressive turnover and income. Alternatively, Kilmorack House can be let to provide income and the Cottage used as owners' accommodation.

Both have proved popular with parties fishing, due to their close proximity to the Rivers Beauly and Glass.

Kilmorack House is an imposing traditional home dating back to the late 18th century , extended in Victorian times and occupying an elevated position close to the picturesque Highland village of Beauly. In keeping with the era of the property there are a host of features including coving, ceiling rose, skirting and period fireplaces.

The accommodation is entered via double doors at the front leading to the inner vestibule and hallway. There is wood flooring in much of the ground floor in the hallways, dining room and family room. There is a well-proportioned formal dining room with a fire place and double aspect views over the garden grounds. The sitting room has a large bay window providing an abundance of natural light. A rear hallway gives access to the kitchen and a large family room. The kitchen has an electric AGA, separate electric double oven cooker, worktops with shelving below, all set on a tiled floor. There is a utility room off the kitchen with further storage space, washing machine, sink and larder cupboard. There is a WC to the rear of the property. The large family room has a fireplace, sash and case windows to the side of the property and extensive book shelving making it an ideal warm and relaxing retreat.

On the first level there are 4 double bedrooms,all with working shutters. There is a shower room with large shower, WC and wash hand basin and a family bathroom complete with bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin and a WC.

The second level has been successfully converted to provide further accommodation comprising a separate lounge area, further double bedroom and shower room with large shower, WC and wash hand basin. There is also a cupboard with hanging rod and shelving.

Kilmorack Cottage
Kilmorack Cottage lies to the rear of Kilmorack House and is a stunning traditional building which has been tastefully upgraded to an exacting standard and is finished to an impressive specification throughout. With its modern and contemporary feel combined with well laid out accommodation and flexibility it really does make the perfect Highland haven in the most beautiful of surroundings. The features include a spiral staircase, cathedral ceiling, underfloor heating, wood burning stove and open plan living space. The kitchen comes equipped with an electric 3 oven AGA and a range of base units with built in fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.

On the ground floor there is a double bedroom. WC with wash hand basin and a wet room with open shower, wash hand basin and WC.

On the upper floor, there is a bedroom with small study off.

Kilmorack House and Kilmorack Cottage are beautifully positioned enjoying elevated views of the surrounding countryside and beyond. The property lies only 12 miles west of Inverness and enjoys some of the finest scenery in the Scottish Highlands. Beauly is only 2 miles away, an area steeped in history and linked with a number of Scottish clans and allegedly visited by Mary Queen of Scots in 1564. Nowadays Beauly is more famous for its splendid floral displays and awards as well as its wide range of local amenities. Beauly has a wide range of shops, hotels, coffee shops and banks and there is also local primary schooling as well as good transport links to Inverness with its own railway station. A wider range of shopping is available in the City of Inverness with main high street shopping, supermarkets, retail parks, leisure and recreational facilities including Eden Court Theatre and arts complex. The local countryside offers many opportunities for recreational activities including cycling and hillwalking; shooting, stalking and fishing are all readily available on local estates.

For the golf enthusiast in addition to the Championship courses at Nairn and Royal Dornoch,, golf is also conveniently available at Aigas ( 1 mile, 9 holes), Muir of Ord (5 miles, 18 holes) Spey Valley and the Castle Stuart Golf Links ( which hosted the Scottish Open in 2011 and 2012)

For the commuting client Inverness Airport is only 21 miles away and there are regular daily flights to London, Amsterdam, Manchester and Birmingham as well as other UK destinations

Kilmorack House is set in generous garden grounds mainly laid to lawn and bounded by a variety of shrubs and trees. The driveway leads to the front of the property and has ample space for several vehicles. There is a separate access to Kilmorack Cottage.

The garden chalet in the grounds makes a great retreat providing flexible accommodation with open plan living/bedroom/ kitchen space and shower room with WC and wash hand basin.
The chalet can be used in conjunction with either the House or Cottage and also has its own separate access.

Kilmorack Cottage has its own private garden.


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14 March 2013

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