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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bower House, Bower, Wick ?25,000 UNDER HOME REPORT VALUATION, With potential building plot worth ?30000 included

Offers in Excess of £185,000

Property Description

Key features

  • New to the Market
  • 5 Double Bedrooms
  • Large Garden
  • Bed / Breakfast or Commercial Opportunity
  • UPVC Windows

Full description

Yvonne Fitzgerald and RE/MAX Premier are delighted to present to the market this lovingly restored Victorian family home.
This property is now £25000 under Home Report valuation.

Dating back to the early 1800's, this traditionally built stone property has a slate roof, and was originally formerly used as the school masters house and a coaching inn.

With several period features such as oak beams, original pitch pine doors and high ceilings, this property is sure to appeal to anyone looking for a home with an income.
Planning was previously granted for a building plot and this could quite easily be reinstated, giving the new owner another income stream, either to build their own property, or to use it as an annex to the existing house.

If the planning was reinstated, the plot in itself would be worth £30,000, giving the new owner instant equity of £55,000.

The property ,which has extensive accommodation over 2 floors would make a brilliant bed and breakfast as it boasts spacious family living over two floors.
This detached villa also sits in an extensive garden plot of one acre and has off road parking for a number of vehicles.

Given the fact it has also still got a working commercial kitchen, and the extensive regeneration that is happening in the second most northerly town of Wick, it also gives the new owners the choice as to whether to run this extensive home as a commercial business or large family home.

This detached villa consists of, lounge, kitchen/diner, family room, two shower rooms, study and five double bedrooms, two of which are en suite and a separate well equipped commercial kitchen.
The property benefits from oil central heating, UPVC windows, and the added extra of having an open fire in the family room, with electric and gas fireplaces in both the kitchen / diner and lounge.

Panoramic views of the beautiful countryside and wildlife can be found in this quiet, secluded area.

Bower House is located in the small village of Bower. Bower, which has its own primary school, Bower is only eight miles from the town of Thurso and eleven miles from the town of Wick which is currently undergoing massive regeneration and development.
In Wick, there is the John O'Groats Airport with retail parks and various other amenities. The property is also near to bus routes, giving access to both main towns in Caithness as well as links to other areas throughout the Highlands.

. To request a viewing or for more information please contact RE/MAX direct on 01847890826 or via email

Energy Rating F39

Entrance hall 
7' 8'' x 6' 0'' (2.34m x 1.83m)
Entrance to the property from the front of the house, glazed UPVC front door with a attractive arch leading to kitchen. Quarry- tiled floor and attractive wood lining on walls and ceiling with built in shelving.

35' 10'' x 14' 6'' (10.91m x 4.42m)
A large and spacious kitchen/diner which is fully fitted with attractive wall and base units boasting plenty of storage, splash back tiling and a separate island which houses the sink and drainer with mixer tap and base unit storage. There is a built in hob and oven with extractor fan over head with light. Gas fire with caithness stone hearth and mantle, three wall mounted radiators and multi power point access. The kitchen/diner boasts from having a large dining area with extra seating area, beamed ceiling and wood lining on the walls. There is also a cloak cupboard with shelving and a hanging rail.

Utility Room  
20' 7'' x 11' 2'' (6.27m x 3.41m)
This utility room was previously used as a commercial kitchen and still has the equipment to still do so, stainless steel six burner gas cooker with double oven and grill above, stainless steel extractor system, stainless steel work benches and stainless steel double work sinks and hand wash basins. There is plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and lots of built in shelving. Sealed flooring and window to the rear and multi power point access.

Master Bedroom  
25' 0'' x 11' 0'' (7.61m x 3.35m)
A large and open master bedroom, with spacious dressing area with ample storage, two wall mounted radiators and multi power point access fitted carpet, patio doors leading to a spacious balcony with railing around and amazing country views.

28' 10'' x 17' 2'' (8.8m x 5.23m)
A large and spacious lounge with amazing panoramic views over the country side from the large windows which are the full length of the room and allow excellent lighting to flood the room. A decorative fireplace with an electric fire. There are three wall mounted radiator and multi power point access, fitted carpet and wall lights and twenty inset ceiling spotlights creating a great atmosphere in the evening time. This room also benefits from having a beamed ceiling.

Rear Vestibule 
7' 8'' x 6' 0'' (2.34m x 1.83m)
Rear entrance for the property, this is a light and bright entrance with a glazed UPVC front door, with a great feature window looking on to the kitchen. Quarry - tilled flooring, door leading to Spacious lounge and a second door leading to a large double bedroom with en suite.

Shower Room 
8' 1'' x 5' 10'' (2.47m x 1.78m)
A great size shower room consisting of, WC, hand wash basin and separate shower cubicle with Mira sport electric shower. This shower room boasts from being fully tiled walls, there is a good size window to the rear and a fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 
17' 0'' x 13' 1'' (5.17m x 3.98m)
A great size bedroom with a good size window to the side, two wall mounted radiators and fitted carpet. This bedroom has attractive beamed ceiling and has an en suite consisting of WC, hand wash basin, separate large shower cubicle, the walls are tiled and flooring has a fitted carpet.

Family Room  
14' 11'' x 14' 11'' (4.54m x 4.54m)
A great family room with two large windows and fitted carpet, wall mounted radiator. Partial wood lining to the walls and an attractive beamed ceiling. There is also a beautiful stone fireplace with open fire.

Shower Room  
5' 9'' x 9' 0'' (1.74m x 2.75m)
Great size shower room consisting of WC, handwash basin with mirror and shelf above, separate shower cubicle with thermostatic shower. Laminate flooring, wall mounted radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 5  
19' 1'' x 14' 8'' (5.82m x 4.47m)
Double size bedroom with built in wardrobes, there is an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank, two large windows allowing light to flood the room, fitted carpet and three wall mounted radiator, multi power point access. The ensuite consists of WC, hand wash basin, corner spa bath and partially tiled walls , fitted carpet and wall mounted radiator.

To the outside of the property, there is a very large rear enclosed approx 1 acre garden with stone walls and two gated entry. Garden mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubbery. Also there is a timber shed and attractive wooden archway. There is also a large driveway for multiple vehicles and a turning circle. There is also relapsed planning permission for a bungalow to the rear of the garden.

11' 11'' x 14' 3'' (3.64m x 4.35m)
Large room currently being used as a study hower would make a large double bedroom, two windows allowing light to flood the room, fitted carpet and two wall mounted radiators, fitted carpet and multi power point access and wall lights.

Large L shaped hallway giving access to a large storage cupboard, fitted carpet and wall mounted radiator. Door leading to the external stairs and loft access which is partially floored and has lighting.

Bedroom 3 
10' 9'' x 7' 9'' (3.28m x 2.37m)
This bedroom is currently used as a hobby room with wall and base units with plenty of storage however it would make a double bedroom. Vinyl floor covering and wall mounted radiator with multi power point access.

Bedroom 4  
10' 8'' x 7' 5'' (3.24m x 2.26m)
A great size double bedroom with ample storage from fitted wardrobes and over bed storage. decorated to a high standard, fitted carpet and wall mounted radiator.

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