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4 bedroom detached house for sale

5, Upper Achandunie, Alness

Sold STC £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • 4 Bedrooms (1 En-suite Shower Room)
  • Family Bathroom
  • Large Timber Shed & Log Store
  • Approx an acre of Garden Ground
  • Double Glazing

Full description

Character, charm and spectacular open views are the hallmarks of this superb family home and only by viewing can one truly appreciate the simply stunning views across the surrounding countryside, Cromarty Firth and Black Isle beyond.

Description - Character, charm and spectacular open views are the hallmarks of this superb family home and only by viewing can one truly appreciate the simply stunning views which can be enjoyed from nearly every room. Enjoying an enviable setting, this desirable home is set in approximately an acre of garden grounds and a sweeping drive leads up to the property. This bright and airy property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing. The ground floor comprises of the entrance hall which provides access to the principal rooms and wooden staircase which leads up to the galleried landing. The lounge has a double aspect and a feature mutli-fuel burning stove set on a Caithness slate hearth. The kitchen/dining room has been fitted with wooden wall and base units, features ceiling timber beams and wooden flooring. There is a large utility room with cloakroom off and door to the rear garden. There is an office which would also lend itself to be used as a fourth bedroom. The first floor accommodation comprises of three further bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and family bathroom.

Location - Pleasantly situated in the small rural hamlet of Achandunie, which offers pleasant scenery and tranquillity. There is an active village hall which hosts a number of activities and primary school in Ardross whilst secondary aged children would be bussed to Alness. A wide range of facilities and amenities are available in the neighbouring towns of Alness and Invergordon. Inverness, the Highland Capital is some 231/2 miles distant.

Directions - From Inverness take the A9 north over the Kessock Bridge and on to the Tore Roundabout. At this roundabout continue on the A9 and over the Cromarty Firth Bridge. At the end of the bridge turn right at the roundabout and continue along the A9. The Cromarty Firth is now on the right. Travel along this road and take the second turning to Evanton (signposted Struie Junction, B9176), passing the petrol station on your left. Follow this road until you reach Ardross. You will see a fork in the road which is signposted for Alness/Invergordon and you should take this right fork and continue until you see the sign for Achandunie. Take this left turn and follow the road and you will see a row of cottages on your right hand side and take a right hand turn and drive past the row of cottages and you will see the entrance to Upper Achandunie.

Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - 3.78m x 3.06m approx (12'5" x 10'0" appro x) - Two windows to front allowing plenty of natural light to enter and with super views over the surrounding countryside, Cromarty Firth and Black Isle beyond. Wooden flooring. Doors to lounge, kitchen and. 3rd bedroom. Wooden staircase with wooden banister and balustrade to the galleried landing.

Lounge - 3.79m x 5.89m approx (12'5" x 19'4" appro x) - This is a bright and spacious room with two windows to front enjoying the superb views as before and doors with glazed panels opening to the rear. Feature multi-fuel burning stove set on Caithness slate hearth with wooden surround.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.19m x 5.90m approx (13'9" x 19'4" appro x) - Two windows to front and two windows to side affording the views as before. Fully fitted wooden wall and base units incorporating 11/2 bowl sink with mixer tap. Ample work surface area. LPG gas fired hob and built-under Hygena electric oven. Indesit slimline dishwasher. Integrated fridge. Feature ceiling timber beams. Wooden flooring. Ample room for formal dining. Door to utility room.

Utility Room - 3.28m x 2.69m approx (10'9" x 8'10" appro x) - Two windows to rear. Fully fitted white base units incorporating single bowl stainless steel sink. Ample work surface area. Oil fired boiler providing the central heating and hot water. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Bosch fridge/freezer. Wall mounted coathooks. Access to loft space. Vinyl flooring. Door to cloakroom. External door with glazed panel opening to the rear garden area.

Cloakroom - 1.92m x 0.82m approx (6'4" x 2'8" appro x) - Opaque glazed window to side. White WC and wash hand basin. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 3 - 2.69m x 3.78m approx (8'10" x 12'5" appro x) - Two windows to rear. This room is currently being used as a study but would easily lend itself to be used as a further bedroom.

Upper Landing - 3.02m x 0.89m and 4.87m x 1.18m and 1.09m x 2.17m - Galleried landing with wooden banister and balustrade. Velux window to front. Built-in cupboard providing excellent shelving space. Access to loft space. Doors to 3 bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom 1 - 5.89m x 3.28m approx (19'4" x 10'9" appro x) - Two windows to front and two windows to side enjoying the stunning views across the surrounding countryside, Cromarty Firth and Black Isle beyond. Built-in wardrobe with wooden door providing ample shelving and hanging space.

Bedroom 2 - 3.79m x 3.81m (12'5" x 12'6") - Window to front enjoying the views as before. Door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.84m x 2.37m approx (6'0" x 7'9" appro x) - Velux window to rear. White WC, wash hand basin and Triton electric shower set in large cubicle.

Bedroom 4 - 3.07m x 2.69m approx (10'1" x 8'10" appro x) - Velux window to rear.

Family Bathroom - 2.69m x 2.59m approx (8'10" x 8'6" appro x) - Velux window to rear. White WC, wash hand basin and bath. Mains fed shower set in cubicle. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring.

Outbuildings - Large timber shed and log store.

Garden - The property sits in generous garden grounds extending to approximately 1 acre and are mainly laid to grass for easy maintenance with a variety of established shrubs, bushes and trees. A sweeping driveway leads up to the property to a gravelled area which provides ample off-road parking and turning facilities. There is a feature pond located to the side of the property and a timber deck to the front of the property provides an ideal area to sit and enjoying the truly magnificent views across the surrounding countryside, Cromarty Firth and Black Isle beyond.

Heating - The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

Glazing - The subjects are double glazed.

Extras - All fitted floor coverings, blinds, integrated gas hob, electric oven, Indesit dishwasher, integrated fridge and Bosch fridge/freezer are included in the asking price.

Council Tax - The current Council Tax band on this property is Band E. 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 a septic tank.

Entry - By mutual agreement.

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert Property Department on 01463 253911 or the Highland Solicitors Property Centre 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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2016


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