Carrick, Sanquhar Road, Forres IV36 1DG

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Added on 18/10/2020
R & R Urquhart Property , Forres

Key features

  • Fantastic location close to woodland walks and park
  • Within walking distance to schools and town centre

Property description

A four bedroom, two reception room, detached home, with garage, sitting in a great location on Sanquhar Road. Located in one of the most convenient locations in Forres only minutes' walk from the primary and secondary schools, Sanquhar pond and woods, Cluny Hill and all the amenities of the High Street, Carrick offers a fantastic opportunity for a central home on a very desirable street. Currently with four bedrooms, kitchen, two shower rooms, dining room and sitting room, Carrick is in need of modernisation but offers superb potential to create an impressive family home. Set back from the road with ample front and rear gardens.


Enter through a wooden front door with glazed side panels into a convenient vestibule, with tiled floor. A further glazed door leads into the hallway.


A spacious T shaped hallway providing access to all ground floor accommodation. Carpet. Radiator. Under stairs cupboard providing storage and further small cupboard containing electricity meter. Stairs to the upper floor are accessed through a door in the hallway.

Sitting room (4.0m x 5.0m)

A bright dual aspect room with a large picture window facing out over the front gardens towards Forres Academy and the swimming pool, the sitting room has a feature gas coal-effect fire sitting on a tile hearth with a stonework fire surround with wooden shelf above. The wall to the hallway comprises opaque glazed panels providing natural light to the hallway. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet. Radiator.

 Dining room (4.0m x 4.0m)

To the front of the house, the dining room is a substantial room with a feature, original fireplace with a tile surround and hearth. Radiator. Carpet. Curtains and curtain rail. The dining room could offer potential for a further downstairs bedroom.

 Kitchen (3.5m x 3.2m)

A good-sized kitchen with a wide range of white wooden wall-mounted and lower units, with contrasting wooden countertop, to two walls. Natural light floods through the picture window looking out to the enclosed rear garden, making it a wonderfully bright room. Two built-in pantry cupboards with shelves. A single basin with drainer sits below the window to the garden. Partial tile splashback.  Space for under-counter fridge and space for free standing stove with stainless backsplash behind. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. Linoleum. Radiator. Door to rear vestibule.

Rear vestibule (2.5m x 1.1m)

With power and light, the rear vestibule provides a handy space for outdoor coats and shoes. With a window facing to the rear garden and a half-glazed door to the garden, the utility room has plenty natural light. Linoleum floor. Space for a fridge freezer. Wall mounted cupboards.

Bedroom 1 (3.0m x 3.3m)

To the side of the house and accessed from the hallway via an arch under the stairs, Bedroom 1 is a double bedroom. Carpet. Radiator. Curtains and curtain rail.

 Bedroom 2 (3.0m x 3.0m)

Looking out to the rear gardens, Bedroom 2 has two, double built-in wardrobes with louvred doors and shelves above. Carpet. Radiator. Curtains and curtain rail.

Shower room (2.0m x 2.0m)

Medically adapted wet room containing a white 2 piece suite (WC and pedestal sink) with an open shower to the corner. Wall-mounted electric shower with shower curtain rail above. The walls have wet wall. Wall mounted bathroom cabinet with mirrored doors. Radiator. Toilet roll and towel rings. Ceiling mounted extractor fan. The shower room has several wall-mounted handles to assist a disabled person. Opaque double-glazed window to rear garden.


The carpeted stairs, with wooden handrail, to the upper floor are accessed via a door in the hallway. The upper landing provides access to the two bedrooms, shower room and a further storage area. The storage area is accessed through a door from the landing and provides significant storage space under the eaves in addition to housing the GCH combi boiler.

Bedroom 3 (3.1m x 4.2m)

To the front of the house with a large window looking out over the garden towards the swimming pool. This room is an irregular shape and although of a reasonable size would likely be a single bedroom. Feature exposed beams. Double built-in wardrobes with cupboards above provide hanging and shelf space. Carpet. Curtain and curtain rail. Wall mounted mirror. Radiator. A further door provides access to a large storage area under the eaves. Opaque glazed door to upper landing.

Shower room (2.2m x 1.9m)

With a two piece white suite (WC and pedestal basin) and a shower enclosure with an electric shower. Wall mounted bathroom cabinet with mirrored door. Carpet. Partially tiled walls. Extractor fan and fan heater.

Bedroom 4 (4.5m x 3.2m)

Accessed through an angled doorway, this substantial double bedroom is to the side of the house. Feature exposed beams and two double built-in wardrobes. Radiator. Curtains and curtain rail.

Garden and Grounds

Sanquhar Road is one of the most desirable streets in Forres, within easy walking of Forres High Street, the parks, swimming pool and schools. There are only houses to one side, with Roysvale Park, Applegrove Primary and Forres Academy to the other side. Carrick has an open outlook, looking across to the rear of Forres Academy and the swimming pool. There are deep gardens to the front currently with mature trees and shrubs providing a great deal of privacy. A driveway to the side leads to a stone garage and 2 further attached stone sheds, with a path leading to the rear of the house. The gardens to the rear are laid predominantly to lawn with an area for drying clothes. To the rear and sides are mature shrubs and trees.


Home Report

Carrick, Sanquhar Road, Forres IV36 1DG

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R & R Urquhart Property , Forres

117/121 High Street, Forres, IV36 1AB

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