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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Lorne Lodge, Wester Phoineas, Belladrum, Inverness-Shire, IV4 7BA

Under Offer £285,000

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Lorne Lodge is a beautifully presented and sympathetically converted Grade "C" listed building, offering a very comfortable family home which is fully of character, charm and many original features, including feature walls and original stable air vents which have been glazed to make quaint, lower level windows in the hallway. The property which forms part of the old stables, has four good sized bedrooms, the master of which benefits from an en-suite shower room and dressing room. The lounge has a "Stovax" multi fuel burner which provides additional heat, along with the oil fired central heating radiator system and this together with the hardwood windows and doors makes it a comfortable home for the discerning purchaser and only by viewing can one appreciate all the qualities of this delightful and unique property.

The Gardens to this property are divided by a shared access road leading round to the rear of the Courtyard entrance. The garden area to the front has a small stream and is bordered with a delightful and colourful selection of flowers, shrubs and trees providing good, year round colour. Located beside the detached garage, is a well maintained vegetable patch together with a small shed providing external storage. Adjacent to the front of Lorne Lodge is a raised strawberry bed which produces an abundance of fruit. A path leads round to the graveled patio area which has been thoughtfully planned and designed to incorporate various positions of the sun along with the additional paved patio at the rear. The garden at the side is laid to grass, enclosed with mature trees and plants, and summer house, all providing a pleasing and relaxing area from which to enjoy the outdoor peace and tranquility. To the rear, there is a paved courtyard area which is enclosed with trellis fencing. There is ample parking to the front of the property on the graveled area. Low rise stone walls give a pleasing and characteristic finish to this country garden.

Lorne Lodge is located close to the village of Kiltarlity on the edge of Belladrum Estate and enjoys open and uninterrupted views across farmland and fields. Locally, there is a general store with post office and hotel with further amenities available in Beauly, approximately four miles away. The main business and commercial centre for the Highlands, Inverness is an exciting and thriving city boasting many pleasing attractions, amenities and facilities, along with the soon to be opened UHI campus. There are excellent road, rail and air links to the North and South, and this together with the location of this property would be ideal for the discerning purchaser or commuter.

Stone steps with wrought iron railings lead up to the solid wood storm doors which open into the entrance vestibule. Good storage area together with coat hooks. Part glazed door opens into the T shaped hallway.

The hallway announces this beautiful home, and provides access to three bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. Finished with real wood flooring, there are many pleasing features including ornate mouldings, archways and feature windows which were originally air vents within the stable block, providing lovely display areas. Part glazed door opens out to the courtyard at the rear and there are two good sized shelved cupboards, one of which houses the hot water tank.

Approx. 3.70m x 3.38m (12'1" x 11'11")
The kitchen is fitted with solid wood fronted, floor based units with marble work counters, together with wall mounted cupboards, all providing good storage and working areas. Integrally fitted is the dishwasher, fridge/freezer and automatic washer/dryer, together with a combi microwave oven and Rayburn. There is also a free standing Butchers Block which will be included in the sale. Above the kitchen is a large floored area providing excellent storage. Oak flooring, downlighters and window to the front complete this room.

Approx. 4.68m x 2.42m (15'4" x 7'11")
The dining area located off the kitchen has a window to the front and rear, and has steps leading down to the sitting room. A feature of this room is the original stone wall which also provides an attractive backdrop to this room.

Approx. 4.69m x 4.69m (15'4" x 15'4")
The sitting room is a lovely comfortable and cosy room and enjoys open views out to the front via French doors, together with a window to the side over looking the garden. This room which is laid with real wood flooring, has a "Stovax" multi fuel burner insert in the stone wall, and set on a Caithness Slate hearth. Solid oak wood beams provide a lovely original feature to this room and open tread stairs lead up to the master bedroom.

Approx. 3.65m x 2.99m (12'0" x 9'10")
The master bedroom is a comfortable room located to the front of the property, enjoying views out across the open countryside. To the side is a feature window which was originally the door to the attic but provides pleasing views out to the garden.

Approx. 2.56m x 1.52m (8'5" x 5'0")
The en-suite is furnished with a white suite comprising a WC, wash hand basin and enclosed shower cubicle which houses an electric shower. Floor to ceiling tiling gives this room a pleasing finish, together with a small window to the front and light up mirror. Vinyl flooring completes this room.

The dressing room has been fitted out with ample shelving and hanging rails providing good storage. Light and carpet complete this room.

Approx. 3.90m x 3.67m (12'9" x 12'0")
The second bedroom is a comfortable, double room located to the front, overlooking the gardens and fields beyond. This room which is carpeted, benefits from a fitted wardrobe providing hanging rail and shelving.

Approx. 3.72m x 3.72m (12'2" x 12'2")
The third bedroom is a double room located to the front and also enjoys views out to the gardens and fields beyond. This room, also has a fitted wardrobe providing hanging rail and shelving.

Approx. 2.98m x 2.50m (9'9" x 8'2")
The fourth bedroom which could also be utilized as a study, is located off the main hallway and benefits from real wood flooring.

Approx. 2.71m x 2.27m (8'10" x 7'5")
The bathroom is a lovely bright and airy room by virtue of the large skylight window which allows a flood of natural light. This room is fitted with a dual flush WC, wash hand basin, bath and separate shower cubicle which houses a mains shower. Wood paneling to dado height, along with attractive tiling gives a pleasing finish. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail, and feature low level window complete the bathroom.

Oil central heating and "Stovax" multi fuel burner.

Double glazed with hardwood windows.

Detached garage with power and light. There is also a further garage within the courtyard which forms part of this property.

Mains water, septic tank drainage, electricity, telephone and TV points. Wired for stereo and TV in the kitchen through to the lounge.

Band F

EPC Banding
Band D

All fitted carpets, blinds, integral "Bosch" dishwasher and fridge freezer, "Neff" washer/dryer, and combination microwave. Rayburn. Butchers block. Summer House and garden shed.

By mutual agreement.

By appointment through Innes & MacKay Property Department on 01463 251200.

From Inverness, take the A862 Beauly road and continue through Bunchrew and Inchmore. Before reaching Beauly, turn left onto the A833 Kiltarlity Road, which has a Brockies Lodge sign. Proceed down this road, and take the first on the left which is a single track road, with a gate lodge at the entrance. Proceed up this road and Lorne Lodge is located straight ahead with parking on the graveled area to the front.

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13 August 2015


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