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5 bedroom cottage for sale

The Steading And Boxy's Croft, Mid Drumbuie, Drumnadrochit

Sold STC £385,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Charming Properties
  • Views over Loch Ness
  • Holiday Let Potential
  • Viewing is highly recommended
  • EPC Band - D

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A unique opportunity to purchase two absolutely charming properties affording a superb elevated position on the outskirts of the village of Drumnadrochit. An ideal purchase for those seeking a lifestyle opportunity.

Description - This sale represents a unique opportunity to purchase two absolutely charming properties affording a superb elevated position on the outskirts of the village of Drumnadrochit. The properties afford magnificent views over Loch Ness and hills beyond and ensure these properties to be the ideal purchase for those seeking a lifestyle opportunity. The Steading, which was completed in approximately 2006, has been used by the current owner as the main residence and provides comfortable accommodation retaining character and charm and features original reclaimed wood from Kingussie Church Hall including the internal church doors, original flooring and the timber cladding which has been used in the handmade kitchen units and in the en-suite bathroom. There is a large open plan lounge/dining kitchen area with feature multi-fuel stove, vaulted ceiling, feature timber beams and staircase to the mezzanine area currently used as a further bedroom. This room is just ideal for entertaining and has French doors opening to the timber deck to the front and takes full advantage of the stunning views over Loch Ness. Boxys Croft dates circa the late 1900s and has been used, very successfully, as a holiday business, combining character and charm with well proportioned accommodation to provide a delightful property and again enjoying the views as before. Viewing is a must to really appreciate this superb location and the potential these properties offer to a purchaser depending on their own needs, whether it be a home for themselves or a home with income potential and the workshop/office provides scope for development/conversion.

Location - The property is quietly situated on the outskirts of the thriving tourist centre of Drumnadrochit, close to world famous Loch Ness. There is easy access to all village amenities including supermarket, post office, GP surgery, primary and secondary schools. Outdoor activities in the area include fishing, horse riding, walking etc. The city of Inverness, with all its shops and services, is approximately 15 miles distant.

Directions - From Inverness take the A82 to Drumnadrochit, just before you come into the village, you will see a signpost for Drumbuie and you should take this right turn. Continue up the hill until you see a sign for Mid Drumbuie on the left hand side and you should take this turn and follow the access track along and you will reach Boxys Croft initially.

The Steading Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - 6.46m x 1.28m approx (21'2" x 4'2" appro x) - Feature original reclaimed flooring. Doors to lounge/kitchen/dining, 2 bedrooms and shower room.

Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen - 9.42m x 5.61m approx (30'11" x 18'5" appro x) - This is a beautiful room with vaulted ceiling and feature ceiling timber beams. French doors opening to patio to the side and to the front opening to the timber deck and taking full advantage of the superb views over Loch Ness and beyond. Additional window to side. Reclaimed wooden flooring. Underfloor heating. Multi-fuel burning stove set in red brick surround with slate hearth, providing an attractive focal point to the room. Ample room for dining. The kitchen has been fitted with wooden base units and has LPG gas fired double range Rangemaster cooker with cooker hood. Whirlpool American fridge/freezer. Feature spiral staircase to the mezzanine. Door to utility room.

Mezzanine - 5.38m x 3.44m approx (17'8" x 11'3" appro x) - Window to rear. Feature ceiling timber beams. Wooden flooring. Currently used as a further bedroom but would lend itself to a variety of uses, ie family room, office.

Utility Room - 2.76m x 1.99m approx (9'1" x 6'6" appro x) - Window to rear. White Belfast sink with mixer tap. Solid wooden work surface. Drawer and cupboard space. Fitted shelving. Wooden flooring. Built-in cupboard housing the electric meter. Access to loft space.

Master Bedroom - 3.98m x 3.54m approx (13'1" x 11'7" appro x) - Window to rear. Built-in wardrobes featuring the original doors from Kingussie Church Hall. Two wall lights. Door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.66m x 1.97m approx (12'0" x 6'6" appro x) - Window to rear with wooden venetian blinds. White WC, wash hand basin and feature air spa bath with middle tap and shower attachment. Mains fed shower with jet sprays set in cubicle with ceramic tiling and large white shower tray. Ceramic tiled flooring. Electric under tile heating and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 - 3.29m x 2.87m approx (10'10" x 9'5" appro x) - Window to front affording superb views over Loch Ness, village of Drumnadrochit and hills beyond.

Shower Room - 1.96m x 1.13m approx (excluding shower recess) (6' - White WC and wash hand basin. Mains fed shower set in recess with ceramic tiling and white shower tray.

Outbuildings -

Office - 4.22m x 2.49m approx (13'10" x 8'2" appro x) - UPVC window to front with an outlook across the village of Drumnadrochit. Wooden flooring. Fitted shelving. Doors to utility room and workshop.

Utility Room - 4.24m x 2.78m approx (13'11" x 9'1" appro x) - UVPC window to rear. Fitted work surface area. Hotpoint washing machine and Hotpoint tumble dryer. Fitted shelving and hanging space. Door to

Cloakroom - 1.79m x 1.82m approx (5'10" x 6'0" appro x) - Opaque glazed UPVC window to rear. White WC and wash hand basin.

Workshop - 5.38m x 7.041m approx (17'8" x 23'1" appro x) - UPVC windows to front, side and rear. Fully fitted work shop and double wooden doors opening to the front.

Garden - There is a large driveway to the front of the property providing ample off-road parking and turning facilities and leads to the carport. There is an area laid to grass to the front and a timber decked area creates an ideal venue for al fresco dining and where one can sit and fully enjoy the stunning views on offer. The property is bounded to one side by established trees. There is a fully enclosed patio to the side which provides an ideal barbeque area. There is a timber shed with adjoining wood store.

Boxy's Croft Accommodation -

Entrance Porch - 1.78m x 1.04m approx (5'10" x 3'5" appro x) - Windows to front and side. Double wooden doors to with glazed panels opening to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - 2.89m x 3.48m approx (9'6" x 11'5" appro x) - Feature Caithness slate flooring. Underfloor heating. Built-in understair cupboard providing excellent storage facilities. Carpeted staircase with wooden banister and balustrade to upper landing. Door to dining room. Double doors with glazed panels to lounge.

Lounge - 3.64m x 4.43m approx (11'11" x 14'6" appro x) - Window to front affording superb views over Loch Ness and beyond. Feature original open fire set in stone surround with Caithness slate hearth. Original timber panelling to dado height on two walls with feature exposed stone above. Wooden flooring. Original timber lined ceiling.

Dining/Family Room - 4.37m x 3.48m approx (14'4" x 11'5" appro x) - Window to front with views as before. Decorative stove set in red brick recess with wooden surround, mantel and Caithness slate hearth. Timber panelling to dado height on three walls. Door to kitchen.

Kitchen - 4.13m x 2.07m approx (13'7" x 6'9" appro x) - Window to rear. White shaker style base units incorporating single bowl stainless steel sink. Ceramic tiled work surfaces and splashback. Creda free standing electric cooker. Stainless steel extractor hood incorporating light. Indesit washing machine. Integrated dishwasher. Igloo fridge. Wall mounted shelving. Ceramic tile effect wood laminate flooring.

Carpeted staircase with wooden banister and balustrade to upper landing.

Upper Landing - 2.91m x 0.90m and 0.73m x 1.74m approx (9'7" x 2'1 - Built-in cupboard housing the megaflo tank and providing shelving space. Access to loft space. Doors to 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom 1 - 4.43m x 3.46m approx (14'6" x 11'4" appro x) - Large UPVC window to front affording unrivalled views over Loch Ness and hills beyond and incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Built-in wardrobe with wooden door and adjacent built-in cupboard space.

Bedroom 2 - 3.46m x 4.42m approx (11'4" x 14'6" appro x) - Large UPVC window to front affording views as before and also incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Built-in wardrobe with wooden doors providing ample shelving and hanging space.

Bathroom - 2.05m x 1.79m approx (6'9" x 5'10" appro x) - UPVC window to front with views as before. White three piece suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with timber panelling and Mira Sport electric shower over. Ceramic tiled flooring. Electric underfloor heating.

Outbuildings -

Shower Room - 1.68m x 0.95m and 2.67m x 0.89m and 1.99m x 0.98m - Previously used as WC, wash hand basin and shower area.

The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any
measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have NOT tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. oven, central heating system, etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what it included in the sale.


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