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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Old Urray Post Office, Marybank

Sold STC £175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Porch
  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Area
  • 3 Bedrooms (1 En-suite)
  • Bathroom
  • Rear Vestibule
  • External Utility
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

Full description

This charming stone built property has been converted to provide a comfortable home filled with character and charm and enjoying a semi-rural location while being with commuting distance of both Inverness and Dingwall.

Description - The Old Urray Post Office is a charming semi-detached dwellinghouse enjoying a superb location in the quite village of Marybank, affording a rural lifestyle while being within easy commuting distance of Inverness and Dingwall. The property, which dates circa 1880, retains a huge amount of character and charm and viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this delightful home. The property, which was originally a shop, was converted in 2006 and the energy efficiency is equivalent to a new built insulation standards in 2006. Benefiting from double glazing with Nordan units, the property has been fitted with oil fired central heating complimented by a multi-fuel burning stove and has oak flooring throughout. The accommodation is laid out over two floors and the ground floor comprises of the front porch which opens to the entrance hall with staircase leading to to the first floor accommodation where one can appreciate the view over the surrounding countryside and Ben Wyvis. There are three bedrooms (one with en-suite facilities) located on the ground floor along with the family bathroom which has been fitted with a feature free standing bath. The first floor accommodation is a large open plan space which provides versatile living space to include the lounge fitted with stove and feature fireplace, ample room for dining and the kitchen which has been fitted with a good range of cream units. There are gardens to both the front and rear and area to the front of the property provides off-road parking facilities and leads to the garage.

Location - Marybank sits in an idyllic location and Balloan Road is an established development built by Tulloch Homes. Amenities are available at nearby Contin, 2 miles away or Muir of Ord some 4 miles distant. Dingwall is only 9 miles away and the Highland capital Inverness 17 miles. Inverness provides a range of retail parks and supermarkets as well as many cultural and medical facilities. The local countryside offers many opportunities for recreational activities including cycling, hill walking and shooting. Stalking and fishing are readily available on local estates.

Directions - From Inverness proceed Northbound on the A9 over the Kessock Bridge. At the Tore roundabout take the A832 towards Muir of Ord/Beauly. Continue on to the A862 over the railway bridge and turn left into Marybank Road. Continue on this road until you reach the village of Marybank and you will see the property facing you as you come into the village.

Accommodation -

Entrance Porch - 2.11m x 2.74m approx (6'11" x 9'0" appro x) - Windows to front and two sides. Wooden flooring. Fitted shelving. Wooden seat incorporating storage space. Timber lined walls. Door with glazed panels to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - 1.00m x 4.22m and 0.99m x 6.63m and 2.78m x 2.87m - Wooden flooring. Timber lined walls to dado height. Picture rail. Doors to 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Double doors with glazed panels to rear vestibule. Wooden staircase with feature banister to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom 1 - 5.52m at widest point x 3.08m approx (18'1" at wid - Two windows to front incorporating deep wooden display ledges. Fitted shelving and hanging space. Fitted desk area, ideal as a dressing table. Wooden flooring. Wall mounted coathooks,. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite - 1.39m x 1.41m approx (4'7" x 4'8" appro x) - White WC and Triton electric shower set in cubicle.

Bedroom 2 - 3.26m x 2.98m approx (10'8" x 9'9" appro x) - Double aspect room with windows to front and side with deep wooden display ledges. Fitted desk area. Fitted shelving. Wooden flooring.

Bedroom 3 - 2.94m x 3.25m approx (9'8" x 10'8" appro x) - Window to side. Wooden flooring. Fitted shleving and hanging space. Large wall mounted mirror.

Family Bathroom - 1.71m x 2.91m (excluding shower recess) (5'7" x 9' - White WC, wash hand basin and feature free standing double roll top bath with claw feet and mixer tap incorporating shower attachment. Mains fed shower set in large cubicle. Tiled flooring. Two wall mounted heated towel rails. Fitted shelving.

Rear Vestibule - 1.08m x 1.98m approx (3'7" x 6'6" appro x) - Window to side. Door with glazed panel opening to the rear.

Lounge/Dining Area/Kitchen - 10.02m x 6.09m approx (32'10" x 20'0" appro x) - Large open plan space providing versatile living accommodation with two windows to rear and window to side affording an outlook over the surrounding countryside. Wooden flooring. Feature multi-fuel burning stove set in fireplace providing an attractive focal point to the room. Feature original working winch from the shop when it was used as the Fairburn Estate Grain Store in 1885.

Fitted with a good range of cream wall and base units with granite work surfaces. Integrated electric ceramic hob and fitted extractor hood incorporating light. Built-in Zanussi electric oven. Proline fridge. Indesit dishwasher. Fitteed breakfast bar ideal for informal dining.

External Utility - 3.56m x 1.53m approx (11'8" x 5'0" appro x) - Window to rear. Fitted base units incorporating single bowl stainless steel sink. Plumbed for washing machine.

Garage - 4.99m x 3.76m approx (16'4" x 12'4" appro x) - Double doors to front. Window to side. Power and light. Wooden ladder to storage in attic space.

Garden - The garden to the front of the property is laid to grass and extends to one side with wooden steps to the property and a area to the side provides off-road parking facilities and leads to the garage. The garden to the rear is fully enclosed and also laid to grass with some established shrubs and tress and a timber decked area.

Heating - The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

Glazing - The subjects are double glazed.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, integrated electric hob, oven, extractor hood, fridge and dishwasher are included in the asking price.

Council Tax - The current Council Tax band on this property is Band D, You should be aware that this may be subject to change upon the sale of the property.

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

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert Property Department on 01463 253911 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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03 August 2016


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