5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleCroft Lane, Inverness
An opportunity to purchase a fully double glazed five bedroomed period property with four reception rooms that is located in the popular and established Scorguie area of Inverness and which boasts panoramic views over the city and beyond. Scorguie House has been renovated to a high standard whilst still retaining some original features. As well as having generous gardens extending to approximately 0.7 acres, the property has outbuildings that hold potential for conversion and there is a further option of purchasing a two bedroom Lodge House which is attached to the property.
Property - Occupying a generous plot in the Scorguie area of Inverness and enjoying panoramic views over the City and beyond taking in the Beauly and Moray Firths, Scorguie House would suit anyone looking for a family home or those looking for a property with income potential. It holds scope for further development as it has outbuildings that hold potential for conversion. There is also the option of purchasing Scorguie Lodge, a two bedroomed self-contained unit that is attached to Scorguie House. Scorguie House is fully double glazed, has gas central heating and many pleasing features include solid oak flooring and finishings, a multi-room audio system, original fireplaces and most rooms have been hard wired for audio and visual. The property also has an intruder alarm and a CCTV system. On the ground floor the accommodation consists of an entrance vestibule, a reception hall/dining room from which a corridor runs to give access to a modern kitchen that has a utility area off. From the reception hall a sitting room, a study area and the formal lounge can all be accessed. Off the lounge can be found a conservatory and off the study area there is a bathroom and a games room that could be utilised as a bedroom if required. On the first floor the accommodation is completed by the family bathroom and four bedrooms, the master of which having an en-suite shower room.
Location - The property is located in the Scorguie district of Inverness. Local amenities include both primary and secondary schooling, Blackpark Filling Station, Kinmylies shopping area and a bus service to Inverness city centre where further amenities can be found.
Gardens - The generous garden grounds of approx. 0.7 acres are made up of four main areas. To the front the garden is mainly laid to grass and has a number of mature trees. To the rear there is a courtyard that is formed by the property, the attached self-contained unit and the outbuildings and is laid to grass. To the side is a parking area for several cars, a derelict garage and an area laid to grass. The final area to the rear and the side is laid to gravel and has a number of vegetable beds and a on which sits a polytunnel.
General Desciption - The main door of the property opens on to the entrance vestibule.
Entrance Vestibule - Approx. 1.21m x 1.55m (Appro x 0" 4'0" x 5'1") - The vestibule has slate flooring, a window to the side elevation, a window through to the lounge and there is a glazed door to the reception hall/dining room.
Reception Hall / Dining Room - Approx. 6.30m x 4.92m (Appro x 0" 20'8" x 16'2") - This area has a solid oak flooring, two radiators and there is a window to the front elevation. A feature of this room is the original fireplace which has a tiled hearth, tiled inset and a wooden mantelpiece. To one side of the fireplace there is some recessed shelving with a storage cupboard below. A wooden staircase ascends to the first floor landing and there are three glazed doors, one to the sitting room, one to the lounge and one to the study area. A corridor that has a continuation of the oak flooring, a window to the rear and off which can be found a further a glazed door to the sitting room, a glazed door to the kitchen and a door to an under stairs storage cupboard, runs from here.
Sitting Room - Approx. 5.80m x 3.36m (Appro x 0" 19'0" x 11'0") - Having solid oak flooring this room has two radiators, windows to both front and side elevations and a feature of this room is an original fireplace with tiled hearth, tiled insert and wooden mantel. There is some recessed glass shelving with glass display doors.
Kitchen - Approx. 3.80m x 4.77m (Appro x 0" 12'6" x 15'8") - The modern kitchen comprises wall and base mounted units with marble worktops and splash backs and incorporates a gas hob with extractor over, a porcelain sink with mixer tap and integral appliances including a dishwasher, an electric oven, a coffee machine and a microwave. There is a work island with marble worktop which incorporates a two drawer fridge and there is also plumbing and space for an American-style fridge freezer. The utility area is off the kitchen and measures approximately 2.85 m x 2.00 m and has plumbing for a washing machine, open shelving and houses the boiler.
Lounge - Approx. 8.69m x 6.49m (Appro x 0" 28'6" x 21'4") - Original features of this impressive room include the parquet flooring and the stone fireplace that has been carved with initials and the date 1897 - in which sits a wood burning stove. This room has been fitted with a home cinema system, has windows to all elevations, a window through to the conservatory, two radiators and there are glazed double doors that open on to the front garden and glazed French doors open on to the conservatory.
Conservatory - Approx. 3.58m x 4.45 (at widest points) (Appro x 0" 11'9" x 14'7" ( at widest points)) - Accessed via the lounge this double glazed conservatory has solid wood flooring, a radiator and has a door to the front garden.
Study Area - Approx. 5.30m x 2.55m (at widest points) (Appro x 0" 17'5" x 8'4" ( at widest points)) - The study area has a radiator, two double glazed windows to the rear elevation and French doors that open on to the courtyard. It has oak flooring, fitted storage cupboards and shelving, a door to the bathroom and a glazed door to the games room.
Bathroom - Approx. 1.72m x 2.55m (Appro x 0" 5'8" x 8'4") - The bathroom has oak flooring and comprises a WC, a wash hand basin and a claw foot, roll top bath. It has a fitted TV, an extractor fan, a radiator and there is a window to the rear elevation.
Games Room / Bedroom Five - Approx. 5.20m x 3.43m (Appro x 0" 17'1" x 11'3") - Having laminate flooring, a radiator, windows to the side and rear along with French doors that open on to the courtyard, the games room could be utilised as a further bedroom if required.
Landing - The landing has oak flooring, a radiator, a window to the rear along with two Velux windows. There are doors to all four bedrooms and the bathroom. Loft access can be found here.
Master Bedroom - Approx. 8.73m x 4.58m (Appro x 0" 28'8" x 15'0") - The master bedroom is carpeted, has three radiators, a window to the front elevation and incorporates a seating area which has windows to the front, side and rear elevations from which panoramic views over the city can be enjoyed. This room has three double fitted wardrobes, two fitted shelved storage cupboards and loft access can be found here. There is a door to the en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room - Approx. 1.48m x 2.90m (Appro x 0" 4'10" x 9'6") - The walls and the floor of this modern en-suite have been tiled and it comprises a tiled multi-jet shower cubicle, a wash hand basin, a fitted WC and a ladder radiator. There is some recessed shelving.
Bedroom Two - Approx. 4.94m x 3.93m (Appro x 0" 16'2" x 12'11") - This bedroom is carpeted, has a window to the front elevation, a radiator and has built-in wardrobes and shelving. Loft access can be found here.
Bathroom - Approx. 2.61m x 3.60m (Appro x 0" 8'7" x 11'10") - This room comprises a tiled shower cubicle, a fitted WC, a wash hand basin within a vanity unit and a Jacuzzi bath, the walls and floor have been tiled. It has a radiator and a window that is to the front elevation.
Bedroom Three - Approx. 3.49m x 3.69m (Appro x 0" 11'5" x 12'1") - Bedroom three is carpeted, has a radiator and there is a window to the front elevation.
Bedroom Four - Approx. 3.43m x 3.67m (Appro x 0" 11'3" x 12'0") - The fourth bedroom has a radiator, is carpeted and has a window to the front elevation. A feature of this room is the open fireplace with painted wooden mantel that had some recessed shelving to one side with glass display doors.
Outbuildings - Approx. 12.67m x 5.18m
Approx. 20.55m x 5.25m
The L-shaped outbuildings hold potential for conversion subject to gaining the relevant warrants and permissions. Detailed planning permission has previously been granted for the conversion of these outbuildings into a one bedroom annexe, a gym and a swimming pool.
Extras - The property is to be sold with all carpets and fitted floor coverings.
Services - Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
Heating - Gas radiator central heating.
Glazing - Double glazed windows throughout.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment through Munro and Noble Property Shop - Telephone (01463) 225533.
Entry - By mutual agreement.
Home Report - A Home Report is available for this property.
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