3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleThe School House, Durness, Sutherland
Offers Over £165,000
- Stunning Rural Location
- Substantial Detached Villa
- Lounge With Open Fire
- Utility Room
- Dining Room
- Shower Room
- Sun Porch
- 3 Bedrooms
This attractive stone built property occupies a quiet location on the outskirts of the village of Durness and benefits from far reaching views. Built in 1835, extended in 1908 and modernised and further extended in 1998, the property is semi-detached to the school which is still operational but currently caters to only 11 pupils. The spacious and well proportioned accommodation, which retains many original features that lend character and charm to the property, comprises sun lounge, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, bathroom, shower room and three bedrooms. Garden ground to front, side and rear that is laid to a combination of lawn and gravelled terraces. A large greenhouse and two timber sheds are included in the sale.
The village of Durness lies approximately 95 miles north west of Inverness. This stunningly beautiful area is renowned for its award winning beaches and has many area of historical and geological interest such as Smoo Cave.
The village provides two shops, a fuel station and an 18 hole golf course. There is a craft village nearby at Balnakeil that is made up of an interesting collection of working artists selling their wares in addition Cocoa Mountain a coffee shop and gourmet chocolate manufacturer.
The area has an abundance of walking, wildlife spotting and fishing opportunities and is also known for being the place where John Lennon holidayed as a child.
Crofting is still a way of life for many here and this is an ideal chance to purchase a desirable property for anyone looking for an idyllic lifestyle opportunity.
Sun Lounge 3.97m x 2.47m
Accessed by way of a door from the garden ground to the front and in turn giving access, via a glazed door with glazed side panel, to the inner hall. This is a well proportioned room with glazing to all sides that creates a bright welcoming atmosphere and overlooks the garden ground to the front of the property. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Providing access to lounge, dining room and bedroom 2 in addition to the staircase to the upper floor. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Lounge 4,15m x 3.79m
Bright, double aspect room with windows to front and rear. The focal point of the room is the original tiled fireplace with timber surround, hammered metal hood and slate hearth. Deep skirting boards and picture rail. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom 3 4.26m x 3.28m
Well proportioned room with a window to the rear. Fitted storage units with drawers. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Dining Room 4.17m x 3.54m
Spacious room with a window to the front. Integral, shelved and glazed display cabinet. Door to kitchen. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Kitchen 4.40m x 3.36m
Well appointed kitchen providing excellent storage facilities in the form of base and wall mounted units with co-ordinating work surfaces. The room benefits from windows to front and rear. Belfast style sink with draining board. Slot for large "Rangemaster" style cooker. Integral dishwasher that is included in the sale. Partially tiled walls. Central island that is ideal for working or dining at. Tile effect laminate to floor. Central heating radiator.
Utility Room 3.09m x 2.06m
Giving access to the garden ground to the rear. Stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Base and wall mounted units with co-ordinating surfaces. Door to shower room. Vinyl to floor. Central heating radiator.
Shower Room 2.04m x 1.60m
Opaque window to rear. Three piece suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and "Mira" electric shower in a glazed cabinet. Vinyl to floor. Central heating radiator.
From the Inner Hall a carpeted staircase with solid wood balustrade and newel posts leads to the upper floor and gives access in turn to two bedrooms and the bathroom. The landing is L-shaped and provides excellent storage facilities in a large fitted cupboard with multiple shelves. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom 1 4.23m x 3.59m
Delightful, airy, room with windows to the front and rear. Far reaching views to the front. Fantastic storage is provided by a walk in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom 2 3.68m x 4.22m
Further double aspect room with far reaching views. Fitted carpet. Central heating radiator.
Bathroom 3.24m x 2.22m
Window to the rear overlooking the garden ground. Three piece suite comprising bath with electric shower over it, wash hand basin and WC. Walls are partially tiled and partially tongue and groove lined. Hatch to loft space. Vinyl to floor. Central heating radiator.
There is garden ground to the front, side and rear. To the rear the garden is predominantly laid to lawn, bordered with mature tree. There are two sheds, one timber and one brick built sitting on a raised timber deck. To the side the garden will require a bit of reinstating but does boast a large greenhouse and coldframe. To the front the garden is terraced and laid to gravel for ease of maintenance with planted areas. The garden to the front is fenced with a 6` gate and provides ample space for off road parking.
All fitted floorcovering, curtains and blinds in addition to the dishwasher and the fridge in the utility room are included in the sale.
General and services
Mains water and drainage
Oil Fired Central Heating
Council Tax Band - D
EPC - E
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