4 bedroom detached house for saleRoss Street, Golspie, Sutherland
Under Offer £165,000
- Entrance Hall
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 4 Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Oil Fired Central Heating
- 3 External Stores
Rare opportunity to purchase a B-listed four bedroom converted rail station house which has a Bed & Breakfast potential in a village location. The property has been sympathetically renovated whilst keeping many original features. The property is being sold furnished including the white goods. Accommodation: entrance hall, WC, lounge/diner, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms (two en-suite and one adjoining en-suite dressing room) and family bathroom. Oil fired central heating. Gardens and three external stores.
Property - Designed by William Fowler and built in 1868, Golspie Station House which sits on the unmanned platform was converted in 2002/2003 to a four bedroom family home by its current owners. The B-listed property has been sympathetically renovated whilst keeping many of its original features including sash and case windows, some fireplaces, interior doors, banister and some wooden flooring. The external impressive building has many pleasing features including a veranda supported by a timber arcade, three doors providing access (two to the entrance hall and one to a bedroom on the ground floor), and a placard monogrammed SR to signify the Duke of Sutherlands railway and a date. Internally the accommodation includes an entrance hall, lounge/diner with a feature open fireplace, a downstairs wc, a kitchen/breakfast room with original fireplace, four bedrooms (two of which having en-suite facilities and the master bedroom also having an original fireplace) and the accommodation is completed by the family bathroom. This property boasts oil fired central heating with the ground floor having underfloor heating and the first floor having radiators. From the front of the property there are three doors which give access to storage cupboards which is ideally suited for garden tools and storage. Station house holds potential for being run as a small B&B.
Gardens - Station House has a garden to the side elevation which is laid to grass. Also included in the property is a flowerbed which is situated on the platform.
Location - Award winning beach, on the shores of the Dornoch Firth in the shadow of Benn a Bhragaidh (394m). Golspie has a good range of local shops, services and amenities including a newly refurbished swimming pool complex with fitness suite, a renowned links golf course and good primary and secondary schools. Loch and sea angling is available nearby, there is sailing in the bay and the Wildcat mountain bike trails are said to be the best in Scotland.
There are restaurants in the nearby villages of Brora and Dornoch. The national nature reserve of Loch Fleet is 4 miles to the south and just north of the village is its most famous landmark - Dunrobin Castle the family seat of the Earls of Sutherland. This fairytale castle dates from the 13th century and has been extensively remodelled by Sir Charles Barry the designer of the House of Commons.
General Description - The glazed main door of the property with feature leading gives access to the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall - The carpeted entrance hall has doors which give access to two storage cupboards, a WC, the lounge/diner and two glazed doors with feature leading which give access to the veranda.
A half-circle staircase rises to give access to the first floor of the property and the banister on the staircase is original. A further feature of the L-shaped entrance hall is two leaded glazed doors which give access to the veranda and the entrance hall flows through to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Lounge / Diner - Approx. 4.38m x 8.53m (Appro x 0" 14'4" x 28'0") - The lounge / diner was originally two rooms being the station masters office and the ticket office which has now been converted to one room and is carpeted, has windows to the front, rear and both side elevations.
A feature of the room is the open fireplace which has a Caithness stone hearth and inset and an ornate wooden mantelpiece.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room - Approx. 4.40m x 3.41m (Appro x 0" 14'5" x 11'2") - The kitchen / breakfast room provides space for informal dining and comprises wall and base-mounted units with worktops and complementary splash back tiling. There is space for a fridge freezer and space for an electric cooker. There is an extractor hood over the space for the electric oven and there is a stainless steel sink drainer with mixer tap. From the kitchen there is a door giving access to a walk-in storage cupboard which has plumbing for a washing machine and a feature of the room is the original open fireplace with stone mantel. The kitchen / breakfast room has a window to the rear elevation which overlooks the railway platform and there is a door which gives access to bedroom four.
Bedroom Four - Approx. 3.28m x 3.57m (Appro x 0" 10'9" x 11'9") - Bedroom four is carpeted, has a door which gives access to the en-suite shower room and is a double aspect room having windows to both rear and side elevations. From bedroom four there is a glazed door with feature leading which gives access to the rear of the property.
En-Suite - Approx. 2.35m x 0.95m (Appro x 0" 7'9" x 3'1") - The en-suite is fitted with wood-effect laminate flooring and has a window to the side elevation. This room comprises a WC, a wash hand basin and wet walled shower cubicle. The walls of this room are partially tiled and there is an extractor fan.
Wc - Approx. 1.73m x 1.40m (Appro x 0" 5'8" x 4'7") - The WC carpeted and comprises a WC, a wash hand basin and an extractor fan. There is a window to the front elevation and the walls of this room are partially tiled.
Landing - Stairs rise from the entrance hall to give access to the carpeted landing which has a skylight to the front elevation. The landing has doors giving access to three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and two storage cupboards. Loft access can be found here.
Bedroom Three - Approx. 4.12m x 4.45m (Appro x 0" 13'6" x 14'7") - Bedroom three is carpeted, has a radiator and a window to the front elevation. The ceiling of this room is coombed.
Bedroom Two - Approx. 4.47m x 4.14m (Appro x 0" 14'8" x 13'7") - Bedroom two is carpeted, has a radiator and a window to the rear elevation. The walls of this room are partially coombed.
Master Bedroom - Approx. 4.48m x 3.42m (Appro x 0" 14'8" x 11'3") - The master bedroom is carpeted, has a radiator and a window to the rear elevation. A feature of the room is the original open fireplace with a stone mantel and there is a door giving access to the en-suite dressing room.
En-Suite Dressing Room - Approx. 4.48m x 2.92m (at widest points) (Appro x - The en-suite has a window to the side elevation and is half carpeted with the other having the original floorboards which have been varnished and feature wall tiling. This room comprises a WC, a wash hand basin and a wet wall shower cubicle. There is an extractor fan and the walls of this room are coombed.
Family Bathroom - Approx. 2.78m x 2.43m (Appro x 0" 9'1" x 8'0") - The family bathroom is carpeted, has a radiator and a window to the front elevation. The walls of this room are coombed and this room comprises a wc, a wash hand basin, and a wet wall shower cubicle. There is a feature corner bath and an extractor fan.
Extras - The property is to be sold with all fitted carpets, floor coverings, blinds, white goods and furniture.
Services - Mains electricity and water. Drainage to a septic tank.
Heating - Oil fired central heating with radiators on the first floor.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Munro & Noble Property Shop - telephone 01463 225533
Entry - By mutual agreement.
Postcode - KW10 6SA
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