7 bedroom detached house for sale

Drumbuie, Westhill, Inverness, Highland IV2 5GX

Offers in Region of £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 5 Public Rooms
  • Large Conservatory
  • Family Kitchen
  • Sauna
  • Spacious Garden
  • Extensive Garden Buildings
  • Close to Inverness City Centre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fabulous family home with two self contained annexes/apartments and a large garden. This substantial home of more than 450m2 of internal space has fantastic views over the Moray Firth and beyond to the north. Drumbuie is an ideal home for entertaining with its large sitting room and separate family area, both on the ground floor. A self contained Annex could be used for guest accommodation, for a separate family or for letting out whilst the first floor studio apartment is another superb feature. The rear Garden has a great range of outbuildings and the majority of the garden is laid to grass.

LOCATION
Located in an elevated position on the east side at the outskirts of the city of Inverness Drumbuie enjoys magnificent views over the Moray Firth and to Ross-shire beyond. The property is in the school catchment area for Cradlehall Primary School and Culloden Academy. Although it is on the edge of town and therefore has a great country side feel of open space, it is only 10 minutes drive from the UHI Inverness College Campus, Raigmore Hospital and Beechwood Business Park. The City centre is approximately 5 miles away where there is a range of shopping and entertainment facilities. Inverness Airport is within 15 minutes drive.


ACCOMMODATION
Main House:
GF: Entrance hall, inner hall, sitting room /dining room, dining room/second sitting room, kitchen, conservatory,
FF: Landing, bathroom, three bedrooms and first floor sitting room /den and study / bedroom 4

Guest Annexe:
GF: Hall, three bedrooms, shower room, kitchen, conservatory.

Self Contained Studio Apartment:
GF: Hallway /utility area, shower and sauna room, garage.
FF: Studio Apartment. This is a spacious room with windows on all aspects and has laminate flooring.

Outside:
Gardens to front and rear with garage/store, workshop, potting shed and woodturning workshop.


MAIN HOUSE

ENTRANCE HALL
Tiled entrance vestibule with CH radiator leads to:

INNER HALL
The L shaped Inner Hall has a feature original stone wall and gives access to the Sitting Room and Family Room as well as the Conservatory and Kitchen. Storage Cupboard off housing the Hot Water Storage Tank and CH boiler and staircase to the first floor.

SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM
A large sitting room with a picture bay window to the front with expansive views over the garden and beyond. Feature gas stove set on a slate hearth with original exposed stone walls. Door to Guest Annexe.

DINING ROOM/SECOND SITTING ROOM
Bay window with Austrian blinds. Accessible from two doors off the Inner Hall. Fully fitted carpets with lighting from both wall and ceiling lights.


KITCHEN
A good sized family kitchen, superbly appointed with a full range of floor and wall units which are finished with marbled work surfaces. Windows to both the front and rear, into the Conservatory. There is a breakfasting table and a gas hob with separate BBQ grill, double oven, stainless steel sink and drainer. Dishwasher and fitted fridge. Tiled floor and ceiling lighting. Door off to the utility area and the Studio Apartment.

CONSERVATORY
One of the notable features of Drumbuie is its spaciousness, perhaps best evidenced in the Conservatory. Divided into a central room with a side room off, useful for dining. Both parts of the Conservatory have a terracotta tiled floor. The original stone wall also features in these rooms.


First floor

LANDING
Carpeted. Velux window to the rear garden. Sliding door wardrobes.

BATHROOM
A bright room with clean, fresh lines and white suite of bath, W.C. and sink set in its own vanity unit. Separate mains shower in its own cubicle. Fully tiled and dormer window to the front.

BEDROOM 1
A double bedroom with fitted cupboards and bedroom furniture and windows to the north and west. Fitted sink. This bedroom also has an ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with WC and shower.

BEDROOM 2
A double bedroom with windows to the north and west.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Immaculately presented room with W.C, wall mounted sink and mains shower in its own cubicle.

FIRST FLOOR SITTING ROOM /DEN
A great to hide away and relax in. Windows on two aspects and carpeted.

BEDROOM 3
A double bedroom with a velux window to the rear and a dormer window to the front.

STUDY / BEDROOM 4
Previously used as a home office space this could equally be used as a further bedroom.



SELF CONTAINED GUEST ANNEXE
A self contained suite of rooms on the ground floor with a dedicated external door.

HALL
A carpeted Hall leads from the lockable door from the Sitting Room and gives access to all accommodation in the Guest Annexe.

DOUBLE BEDROOM
A double bedroom with a picture window to the front (north). Triple sliding door wardrobes. This could easily be used as a Lounge.

SHOWER ROOM
Partially tiled with a mains shower, WC and pedestal sink. Tiled floor. Frosted glazed window.

KITCHEN
Fitted kitchen with floor and wall mounted units. White goods of fridge and freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. CH boiler. Window to the west with vertical blind. Vinyl flooring.

DOUBLE BEDROOM
Double bedroom with window to the west, carpeted and blinds.

DOUBLE BEDROOM
Double bedroom with window to the west, carpeted and blinds and ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with mains shower in its own cubicle, Pedestal sink and WC.

CONSERVATORY
A conservatory with terracotta tiled floor and external access door.


SELF CONTAINED STUDIO APARTMENT
To the east of the house is a separate apartment housing the utility area, including the garage, sauna room and the Studio Apartment on the first floor.

HALLWAY /UTILITY AREA
Accessed via an internal door from the kitchen or one of two external doors - one to the front deck and the other to the rear garden, the hall has full tiled flooring. The utility area has fitted units housing the tumble dryer and washing machine and includes a sink and drainer and space for white goods. Internal door to the garage.

SHOWER AND SAUNA ROOM
Off the Hall is a shower and sauna room which has a sink, WC, double shower and the Sauna. This room is finished in white and is fully tiled with an external window.

GARAGE
Large double garage with up and over electric door with storage units.

First Floor
A spiral staircase leads to Studio Apartment. This is a spacious room with windows on all aspects and has laminate flooring. Feature patio doors to a balcony at the north facing end of the room which gives astounding views over the Moray Firth, the Black Isle, Ben Wyvis and the surrounding Ross-shire hills beyond. There is also a fully fitted kitchen area.

OUTSIDE

To the front of Drumbuie is a mature easily maintained garden stocked with shrubs and trees. There is a turning circle and parking area for vehicles and decking area to the front as well. A tarred drive leads to the Garage. A stone chipped path to the east of the property leads to the rear garden.

The rear Garden really is a gardener's paradise. A main Garden Building of a GARAGE/STORE, WORKSHOP, POTTING SHED and WOODTURNING WORKSHOP sits to the east side of the patio. The patio is accessed via the conservatory and a raised area includes a pond and water feature. The remainder of the garden is laid mainly to grass but there are fruit bushes enclosed in a protective cage and various other garden sheds/ buildings too.


SERVICES
Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity and oil CH. Calor Gas cooker in main kitchen.

COUNCIL TAX BAND
Band G

EPC RATING
Band D - 57

EXTRAS
All white goods and moveable items within the property are included in the sale, as are all carpets and floor coverings, curtains and blinds

POSTAL CODE
IV2 5GX

DIRECTIONS
From Raigmore Interchange on the A9 take the B9006 towards Culloden Battlefield. After approximately 1.5 miles turn right onto the road for Nairnside and then take the first right hand turn at the water reservoir. Drumbuie is the first house on the left.

LOCAL AREA
Cradlehall Primary School & Culloden Academy within 1 mile.
Inverness Campus and Business Park - 1 miles
Beechwood Business Park & Raigmore Hospital - 2 miles
Inverness City Centre & Railway station - 5 miles
Inverness Airport - 8 miles

VIEWING
By contacting the selling agents.

ENTRY
Early entry is available.

NEXT STEP
Offers in Scottish legal form are invited. Only parties who have noted an interest formally will be informed of any closing date that may be set. The seller is not obliged to fix a closing date, accept the highest offer or indeed any offer made for the property.

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19 August 2016

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  • Inverness (3.1 mi)
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Murchison Law Ltd, Inverness

5 Ardross Terrace, Inverness, IV3 5NQ

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Murchison Law Ltd, Inverness

5 Ardross Terrace, Inverness, IV3 5NQ

01463 568035 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Inverness (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Murchison Law Ltd, Inverness

5 Ardross Terrace, Inverness, IV3 5NQ

01463 568035 Local call rate

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