3 bedroom detached house for saleStrathview, 172 Marrel, HELMSDALE
Sold STC £165,000
Full descriptionStrathview offers a unique opportunity to purchase a three bedroom croft house within the thriving crofting community of Marrel, close to Helmsdale in the heart of Sutherland. Extending to approximately 0.142 hectares (0.35 acres), this delightful decrofted home and garden ground is in excellent condition throughout. The property benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating, complemented by a multi-fuel stove in the lounge. Viewing of the property is highly recommended to fully appreciate this enviable location with its superb views over the surrounding countryside, as well as the great potential of a holiday let.
The accommodation consists of entrance into the sun porch, a tranquil area to sit and enjoy the unspoilt views; hall with under stair storage with access to the principle rooms and the upstairs accommodation; lounge with bespoke fire surround and wood burning stove which sits on a Caithness slab hearth giving this room a welcoming focal point, wood panelling around the window area which sets off a very comfortable room; a small hall area currently used as an office which leads to a large kitchen/diner with an excellent range of both wall and base units, tiled splashback, Range cooker, washing machine, fridge/freezer, space for dishwasher or tumble dryer, single sink and drainer, double patio doors leading to a decked area and door giving access to the side and rear of the property; master bedroom with built-in bookcase and en suite facilities comprising a two piece suite in white with vanity unit, mirror and lights, shower cabinet with fully tiled surround and fitted gravity fed mains powered shower.
The upper landing with Velux window leads to the two further generous sized bedrooms, one fitted with two double wardrobes and a single cupboard housing the water tank which was newly installed in 2015. The family bathroom consists of WC, sink and bath in white with electric shower to bath. There is also showerhead fitted to taps ,tiled splashback and wood panelling complement the room.
The enclosed rear garden of the property is mainly laid to lawn with a good selection of shrubs, trees and raised flowerbeds filled with plants. A secluded decked area along with a slabbed area provide ideal venues for al fresco dining and entertaining. At the rear and side of the property you will find the log shed and garden shed, lean-to greenhouse, coal bunker and oil tank. The single garage made of block and clad in wood has double doors and power fitted. The front of the property which borders the no through road is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of plants and shrubs. Ample parking is available to both the side and front of the property.
Children would attend Helmsdale Primary School and Golspie High School. Helmsdale is a popular coastal tourist village which offers a range of services including mini-supermarket, hotels, restaurants, bank, garage, railway station, Post Office, newsagents, health centre and community centre together with sandy beaches and a number of visitor attractions which include the award winning Timespan Heritage Centre, the Ice House, Landlaig Monument and the picturesque Harbour. This area also offers fishing, sea angling, fossil hunting, scenic walks, tennis courts and golf. For further information, interested parties are encouraged to view the Helmsdale website at www.helmsdale.org.
Amenities in Wick (36 miles) include supermarket, bank, hotel and various retail outlets. Amenities in Tain (35 miles) include supermarkets, banks, Post Office, hotels, restaurants and a thriving High Street. The supermarkets in both Wick and Tain offer a home delivery service.
Inverness, some 65 miles distance, is the main business and commercial centre of the Highlands and offers extensive shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities along with excellent road, rail and air links to the south and beyond.
Sun Porch - 4.26m x 1.67m (14'0" x 5'6") -
Hall - 3.06m x 1.51m (10'0" x 4'11") -
Kitchen - 4.16m x 4.98m (13'8" x 16'4") -
Lounge - 3.74m x 4.05m (12'3" x 13'3") -
Master Bedroom - 4.05m x 3.51m (13'3" x 11'6") -
En Suite - 1.19m x 2.69m (3'11" x 8'10") -
Bedroom 2 - 4.03m x 3.27m (13'3" x 10'9") -
Bedroom 3 - 3.72m x 3.30m (12'2" x 10'10") -
Bathroom - 2.53m x 1.97m (8'4" x 6'6") -
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