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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Anvil House, Dyke, by Forres IV36 2TF

Offers in Region of £180,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lounge
  • Dining kitchen
  • Exceptionally spacious sun lounge
  • 5 bedrms; family bathrm
  • Store room; DG; Oil CH
  • Outbuildings; extensive wrap around grounds of approx 0.75 acre

Full description

We are delighted to offer for sale Anvil House, originally the blacksmith's house for the Brodie Estate, and now a spacious family home lying in extensive grounds extending to approximately 0.75 acre. The property is convenient for the local primary school, the village hall, and a wide range of amenities are available in nearby Forres.

Anvil House has plenty of charm and also has the benefit of oil fired central heating, double glazing and a sun lounge stretching almost the full width of the property.

Outside, there are extensive grounds which are mostly laid in grass, and may be suitable for development, subject to all necessary consents. There is also a range of outbuildings, including garages at the back.


1.68m x 1.85m
UPVC double glazed door leads to the porch with windows on three sides and anti-glare roof. Door to the entrance hall.

Carpeted entrance hall with under stair cupboard and wall-mounted electricity meter and fuse box.

4.25m x 2.5m
Glazed door from the hall leads to the nicely proportioned lounge with double glazed windows to the front with shelving below, curtain pole and curtains. Electric fire with varnished wood surround which extends with shelving on either side. Alcove with display shelves and cupboard. Fitted carpet.

3.88m x 3.9m
Dining kitchen fitted with oak fronted base and wall units with plenty of drawers and cupboards and a good expanse of work surface fitted over with tiled splash back. Phillips 600 electric hob with extractor above and oven below. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Windows to the side and rear. Ample room for a family size table and chairs. Carpet.

11.35m x 5.0m
Accessed from the kitchen, the fabulous sun lounge provides additional living space. Windows on three sides fitted with Venetian blinds. Walk-in cupboard. Double UPVC doors to the garden and UPVC door to the front. Door to store room. Rear staircase to the upper floor.

Glass panelled door from the kitchen leads to the rear hall with doors to the main hall, the back garden and shower room.

1.8m x 2.6m
Fitted with white pedestal wash hand basin, W.C. and shower area with Mira Advance shower, shower curtain and half-height folding doors. Walls finished with wet wall in the shower area. Expel Air. Opaque window. Door to cupboard with shelving and window.

4.2m x 3.65m
Double bedroom with windows to the front and side with shelving below. Curtains. Carpet.

Carpeted staircase from the hall leads to the landing with rear facing window.

3.2m x 4.4m
Accessed from the main landing or from the rear staircase from the sun lounge, this double bedroom has windows on either side. Built in wardrobes and cupboards. Carpet.

2.85m x 3.95m
Double bedroom with Velux window to the front. Carpet.

2.94m x 3.0m
Single bedroom with Velux window to the front. Carpet.

3.6m x 2.2m
Single bedroom with Velux window to the front. Carpet.

2.65m X 1.77m
Family bathroom fitted with coloured suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, W.C. and bath. Substantial wall tiling. Shaving mirror. Opaque rear facing window. Linoleum floor.

5.25m x 4.15m
A door from the sun lounge leads to the store room which has single glazed windows to the side garden and door to the rear garden. Stone paved floor. "Reginald" wood burning stove.

The house lies in extensive wrap-around grounds, extending to approximately 0.75 acre, which are mostly laid in grass with plenty of parking at the back of the house.

There is a range of outbuildings including a single detached garage with harled exterior and up and over door, corrugated iron single garage with double wooden doors, power and light, and the original steading which is now divided into two garages and a fuel store, all with power and light.

The oil-fired central heating boiler is located at the back of the house, as is the oil tank.



Included in the asking price will be all carpets and fitted floor coverings, curtains and blinds, and cooker.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 November 2016


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