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2 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

High Street, Avoch, Ross-Shire, IV9

Offers Over £124,500

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Rarely available, this is a unique opportunity to acquire a beautiful thatched cottage in the picturesque village of Avoch. Commanding an enviable situation overlooking the harbour to the Moray Firth beyond, this former fisherman's cottage has been sympathetically restored and upgraded. The kitchen is well fitted with base units, has ample space for informal dining whilst the deep lowered ledge would make a lovely window seat. The wood burning stove ensures a pleasing focal point in the lounge whilst the walls and ceiling on the first floor have been lined with Douglas Fir. Boasting an array of quirky features such as twin box beds, a full length wooden toilet seat and old fashioned radiators, Rye Cottage has been lovingly modernised using many reclaimed items yet the addition of double glazed shutters add warmth and charm. Having been run as a successful holiday letting business over the last few years, this beautiful cottage would continue to lend itself as a good income stream or simply as a stunning quant home. Viewing recommended.

This popular coastal village provides a good range of amenities including shops, post office, hotel and primary school. The nearby village of Fortrose offers additional facilities including a secondary school and leisure club. Nature lovers will enjoy the regular sightings of dolphins, seals and otters. Inverness with its excellent road, rail and air links is some 13 miles distance and offers extensive shopping, leisure and recreational facilities with easy access to a wide range of outdoor sports and activities.


A cobbled path accesses storm doors.

Entrance Vestibule
French doors to Hall.

Hall 2.24m x 1.38m
Doors to lounge, kitchen/dining room and bathroom. Stairs to the first floor landing.

Lounge 4.59m x 4.14m
Sash and casement window with double glazed shutter to front enjoying views over the harbour and beyond. The wood burning stove ensures a pleasing focal point. Shelved recess. Shelved cupboard and under stairs storage space.

Kitchen/Dining Room 4.14m x 4.14m
Sash and casement window with double glazed shutter to front. Nicely fitted with base units incorporating a deep display area/window seat with storage below. Ample worksurface areas with inset circular sink, matching drainer and mixer tap. Built-in electric oven, hob and extractor. Dishwasher. Ample space for informal dining. Cupboard housing water tank and Heatrea Sadia (Economy) boiler.

Bathroom 1.92m x 1.30m and 1.66m x 0.67m
'L' shaped room with opaque window to rear. Fitted with a WC, wash hand basin and bath with shower fitted above. Wall mounted mirror and shaver point. Useful storage below stairs with plumbing for washing machine.

First floor
Door to fitted cupboard with hanging rail and wall light. Doors to bedrooms.

Bedroom 2 3.25m x 2.82m
Skylight window to front. Two built-in single box beds. Recessed area with shelving and hanging rail.

Bedroom 1 4.17m x 2.83m
Skylight window to front. Wash hand basin set in vanity style unit with storage below. Wall light/shaver point.

The cottage has a small enclosed cobbled area to the front. A pathway leads down the side providing access to the wood store and rear. The owners have formed an attractive decking area with views over the cottage to the Moray Firth on the embankment behind their boundary.

Council Tax
The current council tax banding is band C. Please be aware that this may be subject to change upon sale.

All fitted floor coverings, dishwasher, oven, hob and extractor are included in the sale price.

The subjects benefit from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to the public sewer.

Entry is by mutual arrangement.

Band E

By appointment through South Forrest Property Department on 01463 250255.

From Inverness follow the A9 north across the Kessock Bridge taking the first road to the right sign posted Munlochy (B9161). Follow this road, going through Munlochy and turn right at the T-junction at the end of the village. Travel along this road (A832) and enter the village of Avoch. Continue through the village and as the road veers to the left, the harbour is located on your right. Right cottage is on the left hand side.

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20 September 2016

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