4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Gneiss House, Invershin, Sutherland IV27 4ET

Offers Over £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ALL BEDROOMS ENJOY EN-SUITE FACILITIES
  • GENEROUS ACCOMMODATION
  • SET WITHIN HALF AN ACRE OF GARDEN GROUND
  • EXCELLENT STORAGE FACILITIES
  • LPG CENTRAL HEATING
  • LOG BURNING STOVE IN THE LOUNGE
  • INTEGRAL APPLIANCES
  • GARAGE AND OUTBUILDING
  • IDEAL LOCATION FOR B&B

Full description


GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Set in a pleasant semi-rural location in an area of natural beauty, this four bedroom detached bungalow was built in 1990 for use as a Bed and Breakfast. The property enjoys views to the Kyle of Sutherland, Carbisdale Castle and the surrounding mountains. The property which is set within half an acre of garden ground enjoys well proportioned rooms with excellent storage facilities throughout, and benefits from double glazing, LPG central heating and a log burning stove in the lounge which also heats the water and radiators. The kitchen is fitted with integral appliances and all four bedrooms benefit from en-suite facilities. The garden is well maintained and includes a garage and outbuildings. This property with its ideal location offers great potential for Bed & Breakfast or would make an ideal family home and only by viewing can this property and its excellent position be truly appreciated.

LOCATION
Located in the small rural community of Invershin, approximately 4 miles from the Village of Bonar Bridge, where the Kyle of Sutherland meets the Dornoch Firth. This attractive area is an ideal location for exploring the North & West Highlands and a number of leisure pursuits, including a 9 hole golf course and fishing, are available in the surrounding area. Facilities in the village include general grocery shop, hotel, bank and service businesses. Primary school education is available in the village with Secondary pupils being transported approximately 12 miles to Dornoch Academy. The property sits on the main bus route from Lairg to Tain and is within walking distance to Invershin Railway Station. Inverness, the Highland capital, is approximately 41 miles from Bonar Bridge.

DIRECTIONS
From Inverness follow the A9 north. At Tore roundabout, continue straight ahead on the A9 (sign posted Wick & Thurso). After passing Tain you will reach a roundabout - take the A836 sign posted Ardgay. Follow the road through the village of Ardgay, crossing over the bridge into Bonar Bridge. Take the turn off to the left sign-posted for Lairg and follow this road to Invershin. Gneiss House is situated on the right hand side before you reach Invershin Hotel or the Railway Station.

ACCOMMODATION
Entrance through glazed front door with side window into:

VESTIBULE: 2.09 m x 1.76m (6'10" x 5'9)
Carpet. Radiator. Ceiling light. Coving. Glazed door leads to the front hall.

ENTRANCE HALL: 3.53m x 2.09m (11`6" x 6`10")
Access is given to lounge, dining room, cloakroom, inner hall and rear hall. Carpet. Radiator. Coving. Ceiling light.

LOUNGE: 6.55m x 4.88m (21`6" x 15`11")
This spacious and bright lounge can be accessed from either the main entrance hall, dining room or the sun room. This room enjoys full length front facing patio windows which lead out to the front garden and a side facing window allowing plenty of natural light to enter and also takes in the superb open views across the Kyle of Sutherland to countryside and across to Carbisdale Castle. There is an opening from the lounge which gives access to the dining room and glazed double doors lead through to the sun room. A main feature of this room is the attractive stone fireplace with wood mantel and Caithness stone hearth which is fitted with a wood burning stove and will also supply hot water. There are fitted shelves to either side of the fireplace wall. Feature ceiling light. Radiator.

DINING ROOM: 4.40m x 3.71m (14`5" x 12`2")
Through an opening from the lounge lies the formal dining room. Access to the dining room is by way of the front hall, kitchen or lounge. French doors with fitted vertical blinds and curtains lead out to a patio area. Feature light fitting. Coving. Radiator.

SUN ROOM: 4.24m x 3.16m (13`11" x 10`5")
Glazed on 3 sides this is a pleasing addition to the property looking out to the garden and the hills beyond and provides a further area from which to enjoy the sun. An external door leads out to a patio area. This room has Caithness tiled flooring, deep display sills and radiator. Ceiling light.

KITCHEN: 4.33m x 4.29m (14`4" x 13`11")
This quality fitted kitchen offers many fine features and benefits from a generous number of traditional wall and base units incorporating display cabinets, an eye level Neff double oven and large electric ceramic hob with extractor hood above, 1.5 stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and integrated fridge and dishwasher. Tiled splash-back. Central heating boiler. Radiator. Vinyl flooring. Double aspect with fitted roller blinds. Two track spotlights. Doors give access to rear hall and dining room.

CLOAKROOM: 1.77m x 1.17m (5`9" x 3`10")
Comprising WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splash-back. Wall mounted mirror with shaver socket and light above. Extractor fan. Carpet. Radiator. Coving.

REAR HALL: 4.18m x 2.21m (13`8" x 7`3")
This L-shaped hall is situated to the rear of the property and gives access to the kitchen, cloakroom and utility room. A door leads into a walk-in larder cupboard housing the electric meter and fuse box, deep shelving, light and side window. Large airing cupboard with slatted shelving and double sliding doors housing the hot water tank. Storage cupboard with hanging rail, shelving and double sliding doors. Hatch to loft.

UTILITY ROOM: 3.30m x 1.70m (10`10" x 5`7")
A practical room with rear facing window. Single sink and drainer set in a base unit. The washing machine and tumble dryer are included in the sale. Space for a fridge freezer. Vinyl flooring.

CLOAKROOM: 1.78m x 1.17m (5`10" x 3`10")
Comprising WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splash-back. Extractor fan. Wall mounted mirror with shaver socket and light above. Vinyl flooring. Radiator.

INNER HALL: 9.44m x 0.99m (30`11" x 3`3")
A door from the front hall leads to the inner hall which gives access to all four en-suite double bedrooms. A door leads into a storage cupboard with fitted shelving and light. Linen cupboard with slatted shelving and double sliding doors. Dado rail. Carpet. Radiator. Hatch to loft. Two ceiling lights.

BEDROOM 1: 3.73m x 3.29m (12`2" x 10`9")
Generous sized room with front facing window enjoying views out to the Kyle of Sutherland and across to Carbisdale Castle and the hills beyond. Two built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail, shelving and sliding doors. Carpet. Curtains. Radiator. Coving. Door into:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 2.12m x 1.84m (6`11" x 6`)
Comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with a mains power shower fitted over the bath. The walls around the bath have been fully tiled. Wall mounted mirror with feature LED lighting. Front facing frosted window fitted with roller blind. Vinyl flooring. Radiator. Coving.

BEDROOM 2: 4.20m x 2.82m (13`9" x 9`3")
Spacious and bright room with rear facing window. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail, shelf and sliding doors. Carpet. Curtains. Radiator. Coving. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 1.70m x 1.47m (5`7" x 4`10")
Comprising WC, wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle fitted with a mains power shower. Tiled splash-back. Wall mounted mirror with shaver socket and light above. Wall mounted display shelf and towel rail. Radiator. Vinyl flooring. Rear facing frosted window.

BEDROOM 3: 3.09m x 2.98m (10`2" x 9`9")
Another bright and spacious room with rear facing window. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, shelf and double sliding doors. Carpet. Curtains. Coving. Radiator. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 1.70m x 1.47m (5`7" x 4`10")
Comprising WC, wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle fitted with a mains power shower. Tiled splash-back. Wall mounted mirror with shaver socket and light above. Wall mounted display shelf and towel rail. Radiator. Vinyl flooring. Rear facing frosted window.

BEDROOM 4: 3.42m x 3.33m (11`3" x 10`11")
This well proportioned 4th bedroom is currently used as a study and enjoys a front facing aspect. Built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail, shelving and sliding doors. Carpet. Curtains. Coving. Radiator. Door into:

EN-SUITE: 2.38m x 1.47m (7`9" x 4`10")
Comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with a mains power shower over the bath. The walls around the bath are fully tiled. Extractor fan. Wall mounted mirror with feature LED lighting. Wall mounted display shelf and towel rail.

GARAGE
Detached block built garage with power, light and up and over door. Rear pedestrian door.

OUTBUILDING
Timber framed outhouse comprising of two rooms and disused WC.

GARDEN
Vehicular access is through double gates which leads into a large gravelled parking area to the side of the property and also to the garage. The garden which extends to approximately half an acre is manly laid to grass with established shrubs, flower beds and specimen trees providing plenty of colour throughout the summer months. Outbuilding. Timber wood store. Greenhouse. LPG storage tank.

INCLUDED
All carpets and blinds. Washing machine and tumble dryer.

COUNCIL TAX BAND
Band 'F'

EPC
Band" F"

POST CODE
IV27 4ET

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a private septic tank system.

VIEWING
Contact the selling agents

ENTRY
By Arrangement


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2017

Nearest stations

  • Invershin (0.2 mi)
  • Culrain (0.6 mi)
  • Ardgay (3.5 mi)
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Arthur & Carmichael, Dornoch

Cathedral Square, Dornoch, IV25 3SW

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Nearest stations

  • Invershin (0.2 mi)
  • Culrain (0.6 mi)
  • Ardgay (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Arthur & Carmichael, Dornoch

Cathedral Square, Dornoch, IV25 3SW

01862 246001 Local call rate

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