7 bedroom detached house for saleMillbank Crescent, Nairn
- Mid-Victorian property
- Entrance hall
- 3 Reception rooms, study and office
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom suite
- 6 Further bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room
- Double garage
- Beautifully landscaped gardens
A great deal of research has been done on the history of The Rectory and St Columba's Church. According to church records The Rectory (or Parsonage as it was originally called) was built in 1856. The research has provided a fascinating insight into its construction, the local area and the various occupants who resided at the property over the years. Additional information is available on request.
The Rectory is a very distinctive traditional property which was built in 1856 and provides very flexible and spacious accommodation arranged over 3 levels. Such period, historic homes are rarely available to the market and their enduring appeal ensures that they are much sought after and admired. The current owners have made a significant number of improvements during their ownership whilst at the same time have been careful to retain its history, style and abundance of period features, including intricate ceiling coving, raised skirtings and fireplaces. Most windows have working shutters.
The property is extremely convenient and located within the quiet Victorian part of Nairn and is set in mature, secluded walled garden grounds. Access is via the vestibule which has parquet flooring and a stained glass inner door leading to the broad and welcoming hallway. The hallway gives access to all ground floor rooms including the magnificent bay windowed drawing room, which has a feature sandstone fireplace and inset living flame fire, the sun room overlooking the rear landscaped gardens, the impressive formal dining room complete with butler's pantry and the cloakroom. The inner hallway leads to a study, shower room and a modern, stylish Ashley Ann fitted dining kitchen. The kitchen comes with a comprehensive range of quality wall and base storage units and has Karndean flooring, black quartz worktops, wine rack and a Belling 8 ring gas hob. The utility room has further storage, a Belfast sink, clothes pulley and space for white goods. A convenient doorway leads to an integral double garage which has power and lighting, workshop area and a further door to the gardens. A door from the hallway leads to the basement and a spacious shelved storage room and separate wine cellar.
The main original staircase with feature ornamental cast iron stringers and curved beech balustrade leads to the mid-level wc/cloak. The upper landing leads to a large, bright and airy master bedroom which has a wood-panelled dressing-room and en suite area with a contemporary free-standing bath, WC, separate double shower cubicle, double wash hand basins, floor tiling with under-floor heating. There are 3 further double bedrooms, a family bathroom (also with under-floor heating) and a further sitting room. On the upper floor there are additional attic rooms which comprise 3 double bedrooms, shelved home office and WC.
EPC Rating - F
The Rectory is situated within a short distance of Nairn town centre. Renowned for its dry and sunny climate, Nairn is a vibrant Victorian town and a popular holiday destination. It has a good range of shops (including a large Sainsburys supermarket) and professional services as well as a museum, excellent hotels and restaurants. It also boasts its own Hospital and modern Primary Care Centre. This festival town also has a modern community centre and concert hall, a sports centre, tennis club, indoor swimming pool, bowling greens, a riding centre, a cricket pitch and a wide range of social activities. The harbour is home to a small fishing fleet, marina and sailing club. In addition to the two Nairn championship golf courses, golf is also conveniently available at Royal Dornoch, Spey Valley and the Castle Stuart Golf Links. There is salmon fishing on the Rivers Nairn, Findhorn and Spey and shooting is readily available on local estates. The beautiful Spey Valley with its Whisky trail and the ski slopes at the Cairngorms and The Lecht are all within easy driving distance. The city of Inverness provides a range of retail parks and supermarkets as well as many entertainment, cultural and hospital facilities expected of the Highland Capital. Inverness Airport has regular daily flights to London (Heathrow and Gatwick), Amsterdam, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and other UK destinations. The Aberdeen to Inverness railway line stops at Nairn and there are regular services (including sleepers) from Aberdeen and Inverness to London and the South.
On entering Nairn from Inverness proceed through the town and turn right into Waverley Road. Continue into Westbury Road and at the junction continue straight ahead into Millbank Crescent where you will find the property located on the right hand side just before the church.
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