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3 bedroom detached villa for sale

Balnain, IV63 6TL

Under Offer £210,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Desirable location
  • Catchment area for Glenurquhart High School
  • Gas CH
  • D/G
  • Secluded location
  • Stunning views
  • Private garden
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Mature garden
  • En-suite

Full description

The property benefits from a fenced, private driveway, Gas CH, D/G throughout, garage, conservatory, large mature secluded garden, spacious accommodation, 2 upstairs bedrooms, large family bathroom, downstairs bedroom with en-suite shower room, separate dining room, with potential to reinstate back to an open plan space or to extend the existing kitchen. Although the property is in need of some modernisation, this is a rare opportunity to purchase such a desirable home in an idyllic location and within the catchment area for Glenurquhart High School.The hot water cylinder and emersionheater have recently been replaced as has the garage roof (by Everest).

Front Porch – 8.2ft x 3.9ft (2.5m x 1.15m)

The front entrance opens onto a fully D/G porch with ceramic floor tiles and is separated from the conservatory by a glass partition, offering beautiful views to the front garden and beyond, with a door adjacent, accessing the hallway.

Master Bedroom – 15.3ft x 10.1ft (4.65m x 3.1m)

Accessed via the hallway, with D/G window to the front of the property, neutral walls, radiator and carpet lifted, ready for replacement with en-suite shower room off.

En-suite – 5.3ft x 10.1ft (1.6m x 3.1m)

Accessed via wooden door and comprising timber clad shower cubicle, beige WC and basin, rear facing window and cupboard with shelving for storage.

Conservatory – 14.10ft x 8.1ft (4.55m x 2.45m)

Accessed via the front porch, with sliding patio doors to the living room, this bright and roomy addition to the house, offers stunning views over the garden and hills beyond.Many different species of birds have been viewed from here including ospreys.

Living Room – 20.11ft x 19.1 (6.34m x 5.8m) (widest)

Accessed via the entrance hallway and patio doors from the conservatory with natural wood flooring throughout, radiator, feature stone fire surround with gas stove. The original chimney is in place and could easily be re-opened if required. This spacious room has an abundance of natural light and offers a large living space with access to the conservatory beyond.A timber open plan staircase leads to the upstairs accommodation.

Dining Room – 11.10ft x 10ft (3.6m x 3m) (at widest)

Accessed via the living room and offering access to the kitchen, this room has been added to offer an additional separate living space and would have originally been part of the main living area. Large D/G window offers views over the garden, solid wood flooring, radiator and open plan doorway to kitchen.

Kitchen – 11.8ft x 8.10ft (3.6m x 2.7m)

Accessed via the dining room and back porch, with ceramic floor tiles, D/G window with views to the side of the property, a combination of floor and wall mounted units offer plenty of storage, marble effect worktops and tiles to splash back around cooker. Perhaps a little dated and in need of some modernisation.The back door offers access to the back porch.

Back Porch – 5.4ft x 6.2ft (1.63m x 1.88m)

Accessed from the kitchen and has two doors on each side, offering access to the rear and side garden of the property.

Upper Level

Stairway – 3.5ft wide (1.04m)

Timber open plan stairway to upstairs bedrooms and family bathroom.

Hallway – 11.9ft x 3.4ft (3.58m x 1.02m)

D/G window overlooking front garden, neutral walls, exposed floorboards and offering access to all rooms.

Bedroom 2 – 11.9ft x 14.5ft (3.58m x 4.39m)

Spacious and bright with D/G window overlooking front garden and loch, neutral walls, exposed floorboards, radiator, extensive built-in storage/wardrobe behind sliding doors and giving access to rear loft storage space and hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 3 – 14.3ft x 14.5ft (4.34m x 4.39m)

Well proportioned and with an abundance of natural light from the two D/G windows overlooking the front garden and loch, neutral walls, exposed floorboards, attic roof hatch, built-in storage/wardrobe behind sliding doors and giving access to rear loft storage space and hot water cylinder.

Family Bathroom 8.0ft x 10.8ft (2.44m x 3.25m)

Bright and unusually spacious with large velux window, neutral walls, radiator, 4 piece mustard yellow bathroom suite and tiling to splash-back around bath.


The property has a single garage attached, with a new roof installed by Everest under the existing guarantee.There is a private driveway with plenty of room for multiple cars with the screened LPG gas tank located in the front garden.

The grounds are covered with mature shrubbery and foliage and surrounded by trees, with a basic greenhouse and block built wood store.

The property lies in Glenurquhart and is within walking distance of Balnain Primary School along with the bus stop, located just at the end of the road, with services to Drumnadrochit, Cannich and Inverness.A school bus is available to Glenurquhart High and Primary Schools and all local amenities are located just 4 miles (6.4 km) away in Drumnadrochit, with Inverness around 19 miles (30 km) away, about 30 minute drive. The start of the spectacular UNESCO heritage site of Glen Affric is just 10 miles (16 km) away.

Viewing is by appointment by calling Laura Mitchell on 07933 700676.

Drumnadrochit is a charming little village located in a sheltered valley about 15 miles South-West of Inverness just off the A82 and is about a half hour drive from the City Centre.

This picturesque village is the perfect location for exploring the scenic Highlands of Scotland and has easy access to Inverness, Glen Affric, Fort Augustus and the road West to Skye and Inverness. It is a highly sought after due to its breathtaking beauty, excellent quality of life and community spirit.

A lovely location to raise a family or retire to and perfect for the outdoors type as its close to the Great Glen Way and will appeal to anyone who is interested in cycling, walking, horse riding, fishing or simply living a quiet life in a safe and crime free environment.

It benefits from excellent schooling and has many local amenities within walking distance such as a public library, local shops, doctors surgery, coffee shops, restaurants and bars.There are also many community organisations, social and sports groups and events such as shinty, bootcamp, boys brigade, guides, brownies, mothers and toddlers, youth club, bowling and football, quiz and poker nights at the local pub.

There is even a local brewery making fine ales and beers, which can be found on sale around the world.

Even if you're not the sociable type, the annual Glenurquhart Highland Games is always a fun day for all the community as is the highlight of the afternoon, the full pipe band in the local village hall.

The annual firework display is also a sight to behold and never fails to disappoint.


Whilst we endeavour to make these particulars as accurate as possible, they do not form any part of any contract on offer, nor are they guaranteed. Measurements are approximate and in most cases are taken using a digital/sonic measuring device and are taken to the widest point. We have not tested the electricity, gas or water services or any appliances. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property. If there is any part of this that you find misleading or simply wish clarification on any point, please contact our office immediately when we will endeavour to assist you in any way possible.

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