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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bracken Croft, Gairloch

Offers Over £235,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Conservatory
  • Hall
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Electric Heating
  • Double Glazing
  • Garden with Workshop

Full description


Spacious detached villa with BUILDING PLOT INCLUDED IN THE SALE enjoying uninterrupted VIEWS ACROSS LOCH GAIRLOCH. Viewing HIGHLY recommended!!

Description - This detached villa has a stunning open aspect across Loch Gairloch and beyond to the Isle of Skye in the distance, which really has to be seen to be appreciated. Offering well proportioned accommodation, the property has in the past been used for bed and breakfast and has potential for expansion (subject to any necessary local authority consent) should this be required. Well maintained, the property benefits from double glazing and electric heating.

Viewing is recommended. Building plot set to the side of the property included in the sale price, which has outline planning permission granted (17/00443/PIP).

Location - Gairloch is a thriving community made up of the villages and hamlets around Loch Gairloch. Offering an abundance of local services including general stores, chandlery, gift shops, fish shop, outdoor shop, farm and garden store, newsagent, hairdresser, bank, post office, filling station and an abundance of eateries including take away, cafes and several hotels. There are both Primary and Secondary schools located in the village as well the Toybox Children's Centre providing daycare for 3 month 12 year olds. There are sandy beaches within easy walking distance and a wealth of wildlife (tours from Gairloch Pier look out for porpoises, seals, whales and sea birds) in and around the area. There are excellent local walks available, 9 hole golf course, river and loch fishing and stalking can be arranged at certain times of the year. Further outdoor pursuits available locally for the more active include rock climbing, abseiling, orienteering and pony trekking. There is a swimming pool at Poolewe approximately 6 miles north of Gairloch. Beinn Eighe nature reserve is some 16 miles south and Inverness is approximately 70 miles away.

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. Continue through the village of Contin and after passing through Garve take the turn off to the left sign posted for Gairloch (A832). Follow this road until you reach Achnasheen and pass through the village. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit sign posted for Gairloch (A832). Follow this road and on entering Gairloch continue on the main road and turn left at the R S McColls Store (situated on the right) road sign for Melvaig. Pass the police station and continue along passing the community centre (both on the right). A short distance on you will come to three house on the right hand side. Bracken Croft is the second of these houses.

Conservatory - 4.88 x 2.64m (16'0" x 8'8") - Set to the front of the property, this room takes full advantage of views across garden ground to Loch Gairloch beyond.
Double doors open to the side garden. Glass panelled door to the hall.

Hall - Door to deep under-stair cupboard with shelving and telephone point. Doors to the lounge, conservatory, dining room, bathroom and two bedrooms.

Lounge - 4.35 x 3.60m (14'3" x 11'10") - Set to the front of the property, this room takes advantage of the superb aspect across the garden to Loch Gairloch. The electric fire set into surround provides an attractive focal point. Two television aerial points.

Dining Room - 3.24 x 2.95m (10'8" x 9'8") - Set with window to the side of the property, this is a nicely proportioned room which has an opening to the kitchen. Telephone extension cable.

Kitchen - 3.48 x 2.63m (11'5" x 8'8") - Set to the rear of the property, this room is fitted with base and wall units incorporating stainless steel sink with drainer and tiled splash-back. Plumbed for a washing machine and dishwasher. Space for a slot-in electric cooker with tiled splash-back. Fluorescent strip light. Small window to the side. Window to the rear . Glass panelled door to the rear garden.

Bedroom 3 - 3.43 x 3.20m (11'3" x 10'6") - This twin room is set to the front of the property with glazed window looking into the sun lounge. Television aerial point.

Bedroom 4 - 2.96 x 3.34m (9'9" x 10'11") - This double bedroom is set with window to the rear and is currently being utilised as a sitting room.

Bathroom - 2.00 x 1.95m (6'7" x 6'5") - This room is fitted with a white suite comprising bath with shower, curtain and rail above, wc with concealed cistern and vanity wash hand basin with tiled splash-back and cupboard below. Opaque window to the rear.

First Floor - The carpeted staircase with banister leads up from the hall to the LANDING: Velux window. Two doors open to bedroom 1 and a further door accesses bedroom 2.

Bedroom 1 - 4.10 x 3.28 & 2.24 x 2.00m () - This spacious room is set to the front of the property with window overlooking Loch Gairloch and further window to the side. Three low level doors to eaves storage. Door to shelved storage cupboard. Wardrobe area with hanging rail. This room has excellent potential to add en-suite facilities, subject to any necessary local authority consent

Bedroom 2 - 6.36 x 3.19 narrowing to 2.62m (20'10" x 10'6" nar - This room offers spacious accommodation and is set to the front of the property with window enjoying views across Loch Gairloch and further window to the side. Door to deep shelved cupboard.

Workshop - 5.25 x 2.75m (17'3" x 9'0") - Set to the side of the property, this good sized workshop is partitioned into two areas and benefits from power, light and telephone connection. Doors to front and rear. Shelving.

Garden - The garden is mainly laid to grass with various flowers planted. Well stocked rockery to the front. Greenhouse. Water tap. Two sheds.

Building Plot - The property is being sold complete with the adjacent building plot which has been granted planning permission in principle (17/00443/PIP). Further information regarding the planning is available upon request.

Extras - The fitted floor coverings, curtains and blinds are included in the sale price

Heating - The property benefits from electric hearing

Glazing - The house benefits from double glazing, with the exception of the glass panels in the rear door which are single glazed.

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

Services - The subjects benefit from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to the public sewer.

Entry - By mutual arrangement

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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Hspc Reference - 43035

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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12 June 2013


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