5 bedroom detached house for sale

Academy Street, Nairn, Nairnshire, IV12

Offers in Region of £320,000

Property Description

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NAIRN

This area is particularly popular and renowned for its outstanding scenery and extensive local amenities. The local countryside is dominated by some of the best agricultural land in the North of Scotland and the local produce is regarded as some of the finest in the country. Known for its dry, sunny climate and beautiful beaches, Nairn is a vibrant Victorian town and a popular holiday destination. The town provides a variety of shops and professional services including primary and secondary schools, hotels, supermarkets, banks and restaurants. The town also has a library, community centre, sports centre and swimming pool. The harbour is home to a small fishing fleet, marina and sailing club. There are two immaculate championship golf courses to choose from The Nairn and the Nairn Dunbar. The Nairn Golf Club hosted the Walker Cup in 1999 and the 2012 Curtis Cup. The well known Castle Stuart Golf Course is also nearby. Inverness airport which offers regular flights to the south and to parts of Europe is 12 miles away. The city of Inverness is only a 30 minute drive away, and is known as the capital of the Highlands. This thriving and expanding city offers all the amenities you would expect from a major city, with excellent restaurants, good shopping and continuing development.

Property Description:

Durham House is a stunning stone built Victorian detached property which is spacious and full of period charm. The present owners present the property in an immaculate condition and although set back from the A96 it is surprisingly quiet inside the property and the road noise is not an issue. Being in such a high profile location it is an ideal potential bed and breakfast business and situated near the two primary schools would also have potential for a child minding operation. Very central - close to all the amenities of Nairn and a few minutes walk from the train station. You really do need to view the property to appreciate it.

Accommodation comprises:

Entrance Vestibule
Inner Hallway
Two Reception Rooms
Kitchen/Diner
Downstairs Bedroom/3rd Reception Room
Conservatory
Downstairs Shower Room
Three En Suite Double Bedrooms
Single Bedroom
Super sized large single garage
Attractive gardens front and rear
Large loc bloc parking area.
Walled with secure gates

REDUCED PRICE: Offers In the Region of 320,000
To view please contact Nairn Scenic Properties. For out of hours contact use mobile number listed on schedule of particulars link.

Entrance to the property is via double timber doors (with five point locks) into the Vestibule which is wood panelled. Glazed door accesses:

Inner Hallway : Spacious hallway with elegant staircase to the upper floor. Finished with carpet, radiator. There is a door mid way closing off the rear hallway which has an under stairs cupboard and leads to the side entrance.

Reception 1: Approx 15'1" x 14'5" (4.59m x 4.40m)
Charming and spacious with double glazed window with deep sill to sunny southerly aspect of front garden. There is an attractive feature original stone fireplace inset with flame effect gas fire. Two recessed alcoves with shelving, coved ceiling and central rose feature. Finished with carpet, light fitment and two radiators.

Reception 2: Approx 17' x 14'4" (5.19m x 4.37m)
Delightful second reception currently used as a formal dining room. Again with double glazed window to southerly aspect. Attractive wood fireplace with ceramic tiled hearth inset with flame effect electric stove. Large recessed wall shelving. Finished with coved ceiling and centre rose, carpet, light fitment and two radiators.

Kitchen/Diner: Approx 16'4" x 11'10" (4.97m x 3.60m)
This well fitted kitchen was hand built by the present owner and consists of ample wall and base storage units with gloss worktops and ceramic tiles above. The Canon Range cooker is included in the sale and has a six ring gas hop - two ovens, grill and plate warmer. The dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer are also negotiable. Modern white ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Finished with pine flooring, radiator and ceiling lights. Window to side aspect.

Reception 3: Approx 15'3" x 7'5" (4.64m x 2.27m)
Leading from the Kitchen and through to the conservatory is a useful third reception room which could be utilised as a downstairs bedroom or study if required. Finished with laminate flooring, velux window, radiator and two pendant lights, one wall light and glass block feature window.

Conservatory: Approx 18'6" x 9'3" (5.64mx 3.4m)
Built by CR Smith and having full guarantees this spacious conservatory is fully winterised with two large radiators. Fully fitted blinds and two wall lights. French doors to rear garden. Laminate flooring.

Downstairs Shower Room: Approx 8'6" x 4' (2.58m x 1.23m)
Comprises fully tiled shower cubicle with power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Part tiled with vinyl flooring, ladder radiator and fixtures.

Upper Landing: A carpeted stairway leads to the split upper floor. There is an attractive window and ceiling light. Hatch to loft which has light and pull down ladder. This large loft is well insulated and is boarded with power and light. There is an airing cupboard at the rear landing which houses the boiler and hot water tank.

Bedroom (front left): Approx 15'2" x 12'11" (4.61m x 3.98m) at widest points
Spacious en suite bedroom with double glazed window to southerly aspect and velux window to the rear. Finished with carpet, radiator and pendant light. Door to:

En Suite: Approx 5'8" x 5'4" (1.72m x 1.64m) L Shaped en suite with fully tiled shower cubicle and electric shower. Wash hand basin and WC. Finished with part wooden panelled walls, vinyl flooring and fixtures.

Bedroom (front right): Approx 15'3" x 13' (4.64m x 3.96m)
Another lovely en suite double bedroom with double glazed window to southerly aspect and velux window to rear. Finished with carpet, radiator and pendant light. Door to:

En Suite: Approx 5'8" x 5'6" (1.72m x 1.7m)
L Shaped en suite with fully tiled shower cubicle and electric shower. Wash hand basin and WC. Finished with part wooden panelled walls, vinyl flooring and fixtures.

Bedroom (front middle): Approx 10'2" x 5'6" (3.1m x 1.67)
Spacious single bedroom with double glazed window to the front southerly garden aspect. Finished with carpet, radiator and pendant light.

Bedroom Rear: Approx 15'2" x 9'2" (4.63m x 2.80m)
Double aspect with window to the side aspect and large window with deep sill/seat to the pretty rear garden aspect. Finished with carpet, radiator and ceiling light. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom: Approx 7'4" x 6'8" (2.24m x 1.95m)
Family Bathroom comprising steel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Contemporary tiling to wet areas. Finished with tile effect flooring, radiator and fixtures. Velux window. There is also access to the bathroom from the rear landing.

Garage: Approx 15'10" x 20'10" (4.83m x 6.35m) Extra large garage with power and light. There is caravan or boat parking to the side of the garage.

External: Well maintained front and rear gardens with lawn, flower borders, mature trees and paved patio area. There is a pergola with power, light and garden table and chairs which are included in the sale. Enclosed by attractive stone wall and fencing there are secure gates providing a safe outdoor space.

Extras: Included in the sale are all carpets and floor coverings, blinds, curtains and light fitments, fixtures and fitments. Canon Range and garden pergola, bed in single bedroom. White goods available by negotiation.

A modern Gas Central Heating is installed with double panel radiators in all rooms. All the windows are UPVC Double Glazed providing excellent insulation, soundproofing and security. Utility bills are very reasonable and available to view by prospective buyers. New 5 point locking ornate wooden doors have been fitted to the front and side of the property further enhancing the look of the property and its security. The driveway is block paved and is large enough to park more than 4 cars. The wide single garage is also equipped as a workshop with workbench multiple sockets and lights. The front and rear gardens are well stocked and laid to lawn. The property sits with in it's own walled perimeter. The owners have recently refurbished the property throughout, new kitchen, bathroom, redecorated throughout, some new carpets. Durham House is an ideal family home in a "move in" condition.

Previously the property was a popular Bed and Breakfast with 4 letting rooms. The current owners have retained the safety requirement for a B&B (Fire Alarm System, Emergency Lighting, Mains powered Smoke Alarms, Escape Windows and Lockable Rooms). This would be an ideal property for someone wanting to start a B&B Business, very little work required to be up and running.

Services: Mains Electricity, Gas, Water and Drainage. Fibre Optic Broadband

Council Band: The present band for council tax is Band F

EPC Rating: D

Tenure: Freehold

Viewing: To fully appreciate this home early viewing is essential. Call office on 01667 459889
or Mobile: 07835979996

Offers: Should be submitted to Nairn Scenic Properties, 1 Bridge St, Nairn, IV12 5RT - Fax 01667 459889

Interest: It is important that your solicitor notifies us of your interest; otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge.

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01667 711003 Local call rate

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  • Nairn (0.3 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Nairn Scenic Properties, Nairn

1 Bridge Street, Nairn, IV12 4EJ

01667 711003 Local call rate

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