4 bedroom detached house for saleKiltarlity, Beauly, Inverness-Shire
Under Offer £699,000
- Contemporary county house
- Entrance hall
- 1 Reception room, study and games room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom suite
- 3 Further bedrooms, bathroom and shower room
- Beautifully presented gardens
- Paddock with shelter, tack room and hay shed
Monarda House is a truly exceptional property which is well presented and provides elegant and luxurious accommodation arranged over two levels. The inspiration and desire at the outset was to design a property resembling a traditional shooting lodge with a modern twist which blended in to the local surroundings. Great care, craftsmanship and an eye for detail has resulted in the creation of one of the finest properties in the Scottish Highlands set in a in a peaceful yet convenient location within the popular village of Kiltarlity, 12 miles west of Inverness.
The property was built circa 2007 and enjoys uninterrupted views and a great deal of privacy. The attention to detail is evident on entering the driveway with the meticulous gardens, distinctive Brunswick Green paintwork, and elegant design. The large stone chipped driveway provides ample space for several vehicles and leads to the integral garage.
Access to the house is via a broad and welcoming hallway which leads to the impressive drawing room. This is a beautifully proportioned room with large feature windows allowing an abundance of natural light to flood in. Features include hardwood flooring, wall mounted picture lights, high ceiling, hand-made fireplace and inset wood burning stove. The bay windowed dining kitchen comes with an array of bespoke Scotwood of Nottingham storage units, Villeroy & Boch double sink, Aga, canopy, Italian stone flooring, centre island and granite worktops. There is a walk in larder and ample space for a large dining table and chairs and sitting area. To the side there is a porch leading to the gardens. The inner hallway leads to two, beautifully appointed bedrooms, family bathroom and wet room. A large utility room provides additional storage and space for white goods. There is an integral garage and workshop area and to the rear of the garage is the home office/study.
From the main hallway the staircase leads upstairs to a galleried landing which overlooks the Drawing room. This leads to the Master bedroom, a magnificent spacious room with lovely views and plenty of storage. It has a luxurious en suite with marble tiling, WC, wash hand basin and shower. There is an additional beautifully presented double bedroom with a hidden door leading to the cinema room, box room and storage area.
The gardens grounds are a particular feature of Monarda House. Extending
in total to 4.246 acres or thereby, the house site and immediate garden area (estimated to extend to approximately one acre) has been de-crofted.
The immediate garden grounds surrounding the property are beautifully presented and include rolling lawns, flower beds, productive fruit and vegetable gardens, terraces and a summer house. The garden is easily maintained due to the borders all being laid to bark. The remaining garden grounds/ croft land consists of an enclosed paddock / grazing field with shelter.
The area to the south of the house is presently rough ground, suitable for rough grazing. The stable block is situated to the south of the house and includes a tack room, hayshed and pen. Additional information is available on request.
Monarda House enjoys a peaceful, private setting in an area offering some of the most spectacular scenery in the Highlands and as such offers a host of outdoor pursuits including hill walking, golfing, fishing with stalking and shooting available nearby. Kiltarlity has its own primary school, Tomnacross, and secondary schooling is available in Inverness. Beauly, famous for its splendid floral displays, has a wide range of shops, hotels, coffee shops and banks. There is also a thriving local community with a host of local clubs and organisations. The city of Inverness is the main business and commercial centre for the Highlands and provides an extensive range of high street shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities in addition to main line rail links to the south. The property makes the ideal rural retreat for the commuting client located only 13 miles from Inverness and 22 miles from Inverness Airport. The Airport provides regular domestic and European flights.
Colourful, peaceful and beautifully maintained gardens bounded by mature hardwood trees with plant and shrub borders, summer house, raised beds and deer fencing. Large sun terrace and a log shed and workshop adjacent to the house. A separate driveway gives access to the stable block which has a loose box, tack room, hay shed and pen. There are 6 storage areas for logs, compost bins and tractor shed.
The property sits in an area of ground extending in total to 4.246 acres, approximately 3.246 acres of which are held as an owner-occupied croft.
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