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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Craigmonie Cottage, Lewiston, Drumnadrochit

Sold STC £200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Vestibule
  • Hall
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Room
  • Rear Vestibule
  • Cloakroom/Utility
  • 3 Bedrooms with En-Suites
  • Double Glazing
  • LPG Gas Fired CH

Full description

Charming detached cottage enjoys an excellent position on the outskirts of the village, convenient to local amenities and within easy commuting distance of Inverness.

Description - "Craigmonie Cottage" is a really charming property situated on the outskirts of the village of Drumnadrochit and conveniently located for the local Inn and The Great Glen Way. The property, which dates circa late 1800's, has been very successfully used as a holiday home (and before that a very busy B&B) and while it is ideal for this use, would also lend itself to be a comfortable home. The property benefits from double glazing and LPG gas fired central heating. Retaining character and charm, this delightful home provides bright and airy accommodation which comprises on the ground floor of the entrance porch which opens to the entrance hall providing access to the principal rooms, The lounge has a front aspect and views to the hills beyond and electric stove set in brick recess with wooden mantel. This room opens to the kitchen which has a good range of units and patio doors opening to the timber deck to the rear. The formal dining room is located off and leads to the rear vestibule and cloakroom/utility. The master bedroom is a lovely bright room and has an en-suite shower room. The first floor accommodation comprises of two further double bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities. There are gardens to the front and rear, off-road parking facilities and outbuildings which provide superb potential for conversion subject to gaining the relevant planning consents.

Location - Pleasantly situated in the small village of Lewiston close to the thriving tourist centre of Drumnadrochit, the world famous Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. Local amenities, which can be found in Drumnadrochit, include a supermarket, Post Office and new GP surgery. There are local primary and secondary schools, shops, several hotels, bars and restaurants. Outdoor activities include fishing, horse riding, walking and the property is located a short distance from The Great Glen Way. The city of Inverness, which is some 16 miles distant, offers a wider range of shopping, entertainment, and leisure facilities including transport links.

Directions - From Inverness take the A82 to Drumnadrochit and continue through the village to Lewiston. Take the turning to the right hand side before crossing the bridge over the River Coiltie and the property is located a short distance along.

Entrance Vestibule - Windows to front and side. Tiled flooring. Double doors with opaque glazed panels opening to the entrance hall.

Hall - 1.07m - 0.83m x 4.48m and 1.67m x 0.89m approx (3' - Wooden flooring. Three built-in cupboards providing excellent storage facilities. Door with opaque glazed panel to lounge. Doors to dining room and master bedroom. Carpeted staircase to upper landing.

Lounge - 3.67m x 4.16m approx (12'0" x 13'8" appro x) - Window to front with view to the hills beyond and incorporating deep wooden display ledge. Electric stove set in brick recess with wooden mantel. Opens to the kitchen.

Kitchen - 3.13m x 3.03m approx (10'3" x 9'11" appro x) - Window to side and patio doors to rear opening to the timber decked area. Fitted wall and base units incorporating single bowl stainless steel sink. Ample work surface area. Integrated Cata electric ceramic hob and built-in Indesit electric oven. Stainless steel extractor hood incorporating light. Bosch dishwasher. Ceramic tiled flooring. Door to dining room.

Dining Room - 4.15m x 3.01m approx (13'7" x 9'11" appro x) - Window to rear. Good sized room. Doors to hall and rear vestibule.

Rear Vestibule - 1.04m x 1.59m approx (3'5" x 5'3" appro x) - Door to cloakroom/utility. External door with opaque glazed panels opening to the rear garden.

Cloakroom/Utility - 1.01m x 1.91m and 1.91m x 2.02m approx (3'4" x 6'3 - White WC and wash hand basin. Zanussi washing machine. Fitted wall and base units with ample work surface.

Master Bedroom - 4.16m x 3.76m approx (13'8" x 12'4" appro x) - Window to front incorporating deep wooden display ledge affording views as before. Wooden flooring. Feature recess with fitted shelving and wall light. Built-in wardrobe with wooden doors providing excellent shelving and hanging space. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.45m x 2.58m at widest point approx (4'9" x 8'6" - White WC and wash hand basin. Mira Sport electric shower set in cubicle. Fully ceramic tiled walls. Wall mounted heated towel rail.

Upper Landing - 0.79m x 2.66m and 1.69m x 0.97m approx (2'7" x 8'9 - Velux window to front at half landing level, allowing natural light to enter. Access to loft space. Built-in cupboard with wooden doors housing the LPG gas fired boiler, utility meters and providing storage. Doors to 2 further bedrooms.

Bedroom 2 - 4.43m x 3.08m approx (14'6" x 10'1" appro x) - Double aspect room with windows to front and rear, affording an excellent outlook across the Glen. White wash hand basin. Built-in cupboard with wooden slatted shelving. Built-in single wardrobe with wooden door providing shelving and hanging space. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.14m x 0.71m approx (7'0" x 2'4" appro x) - White WC and Aquatronic electric shower set in cubicle with wet wall.

Bedroom 3 - 3.67m - 2.37m x 4.41m - 2.57m approx (12'0" -7'9" - Another double aspect room with windows to front and rear. Built-in wardrobe with wooden door providing ample shelving and hanging space. Door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom - 1.75m x 1.90m approx (5'9" x 6'3" appro x) - White WC, wash hand bas and bathroom. Triton mains fed shower over the bath and fitted shower curtain rail.

Outbuilding - 7.17m x 3.36m approx (23'6" x 11'0" appro x) - Metal up and over door. Window to side. Steps to first floor, 3.51m x 6.40m approx. This provides superb potential for conversion subject to gaining the relevant planning consents.

Garage - 3.59m x 3.35m and 2.03m x 3.22mm approx (11'9" x 1 - This currently provides storage facilities and the roof requires attention.

Garden - The garden to the front of the property is fully enclosed by hedging ensuring a good degree of privacy and a tarmacadam driveway to the side provides ample off-road parking facilities. The garden to the rear is fully enclosed and mainly laid to grass with a variety of established plants and shrubs and a timber decked area creates an ideal venue for al fresco dining.

Heating - The property benefits from LPG gas fired central heating.

Glazing - The subjects are predominantly double glazed.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds, washing machine, electric hob, oven and extractor hood are included in the asking price. It should be noted that other items may be available by separate negotiation.

Rateable Value - The rateable value for the property is £1,975 effective from 1 April 2012. The property can be assessed for Council Tax upon the sale of the property.

Services - The subjects benefit from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to the public sewer.

Entry - By mutual agreement.

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert Property Department on 01463 253911 or the Highland Solicitors Property Centre (if calling on an evening, Saturday or Sunday) on 01463 231173 to arrange an appointment to view.

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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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27 May 2016


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