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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Pinebank, St. Leonards Road, Forres, Moray, IV36

Under Offer £385,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 to 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 to 3 Reception Rooms
  • Set back from the road in a convenient yet private location
  • Generously sized rooms
  • High quality finish
  • Beautifully maintained enclosed garden
  • Double glazing and central heating
  • Integral garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Pinebank is an impressive family home situated in a quiet and highly sought after location in the desirable town of Forres. Set back from the road, the house is nestled in a convenient yet very private setting off St Leonards road, one of the town's most sought after addresses. Forres has a good range of facilities including a railway station, three primary schools and a high performing secondary school, sporting and recreational facilities including the Forres Golf Club, swimming pool and hydrotherapy pool with leisure centre. There is a major supermarket and a choice of independent shops. Forres also has a Steiner School whilst private schooling for children over 8 years of age is available at Gordonstoun School, about 12 miles away. Forres has been a winner of the Scotland in Bloom award on many occasions and is host to the famous Forres Highland Games and internationally renowned Piping Hot Forres bagpiping event. Nearby attractions also include Brodie Castle and Brodie Country Fare as well as the popular and picturesque coastal village of Findhorn with its renowned beaches.

Moray, famous for its mild climate, has a beautiful and varied countryside with a coastline of rich agricultural land, prosperous fishing villages and wide, open beaches. The upland areas to the south are sparsely populated and provide dramatic scenery, some of which forms part of the Cairngorm National Park. This unspoilt landscape provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities including fishing on the world famous Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at The Lecht and Cairngorm range, sailing and walking. The historic city of Elgin provides a comprehensive range of shops and amenities whilst the surrounding area offers some excellent hotels, restaurants and historic local attractions. Inverness (about 28 miles) has all the facilities of a modern city including its Airport (about 20 miles) which offers regular flights to the south and summer flights to many European destinations.

Pinebank is a most attractive detached house in a wonderful location. Completed in 2003 and constructed of harled block under a pitched slate roof, the house provides spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors.

The front door opens to a bright vestibule and glazed double doors lead through to the spacious and welcoming entrance hall with stairs to the first floor guided by a contemporary handrail and balusters. Double doors lead to the bright sitting room with an impressive, stone fireplace and two sets of French doors leading directly out to the decking and garden. From the entrance hall an opening leads to the stunning and generously sized open plan kitchen, dining and living room. A wonderfully light room with French doors out into the garden it offers an ideal entertaining space and has a central island and high quality wall and floor units. There is a good sized utility room with a door to the integral garage. Also on the ground floor is a study which could also be used as a ground floor bedroom with a large bay window and fitted cupboard, a shower room, cloakroom and separate W.C.. On the first floor a bright and airy landing gives access to the delightful double aspect master bedroom with ample storage space in the fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room in which there is also a sauna. Also on the first floor are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

In general Pinebank has a lovely bright and airy atmosphere and has been completed to a very high standard. The house benefits from double glazing and gas central heating with under floor heating on the ground floor.

Outside, the house sits within a beautifully maintained garden which extends to about a third of an acre. The garden is nicely enclosed by a mature hedge and trees which offer shelter and privacy and includes areas of lawn, well stocked beds and borders, a timber decked seating area and a useful garden shed. Ample parking space is available on the gravelled driveway at the front of the house.

EPC Rating = C

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Added on Rightmove:
02 October 2016


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