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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Melvich, Caithness

Offers Over £200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ON THE NORTH COAST 500 ROUTE
  • OPEN PLAN LOUNGE / LIVING AREA
  • KITCHEN / FAMILY AREA
  • BATHROOM
  • THREE BEDROOMS
  • EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
  • INTEGRAL GARAGE / WORKSHOP
  • MISSION HALL

Full description

Located in the village of Melvich on the NC 500, this three bedroom detached bungalow with integral garage/workshop is being sold with a former Mission Hall which holds potential for a variety of uses. The property boasts views over Melvich Bay, is fully double glazed, has a dual LPG/solid fuel heating system, gardens and off-street parking.

Property - Boasting many pleasing features including generous storage facilities, an en-suite to the master bedroom, stunning views over Melvich Bay and two solid-fuel stoves, this three bedroom detached bungalow would suit a variety of potential purchasers including those looking for a property with the potential of generating an income. It is being sold with a former Mission Hall that neighbours the property and that holds potential for a number of uses, used latterly as an artist's studio and gallery space. The accommodation within the bungalow consists of an open plan living area comprising a lounge and a kitchen/family room. It has a bathroom, three bedrooms (master with en-suite shower room) and an integral single garage/workshop. The former Mission Hall comprises an entrance vestibule and main hall that is timber lined, single glazed and which has a solid-fuel stove. The property has a garden that surrounds it and also has access to a peat bank located on the hills nearby. It is being sold with many extras and other items of furniture may be available under separate negotiation.

Garden - The garden surrounds the property and is mainly laid to grass with the front garden also providing space for off-street parking, access to the integral garage and having flower and heather beds. There is a decked veranda to the immediate front and to one side of the property is sited a green house and a timber shed. The rear garden, from which the views can be enjoyed, has an area of decking that can be accessed via the kitchen and there is small coppice.

Location - Melvich is located at the end of Strath Halladale, where the River Halladale flows into the sea at Melvich Bay. It has a pub, a hotel, a shop/post office and a vibrant community hall and lies on the main road that runs the entire length of the North Sutherland coast near the mouth of the River Halladale. Seals are common on the beautiful clean beach, as are otters and a vast array of birds. The property is located approx. 13 miles east of Bettyhill and approx. 17 miles west of Thurso. The scenic village of Bettyhill offers a hotel and general stores featuring a licensed grocers, newsagent, petrol station and a Post Office. The area is renowned for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. There is also a local swimming pool, with Primary and Secondary schooling both available in the area. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in Thurso including bus and train stations, cafés, bars, restaurants, High Street shops, a swimming pool and a cinema.

General Description - The double-glazed main door of the property opens on to the entrance vestibule.

Entrance Vestibule - Approx 1.40m x 1.54m (Appro x 4'7" x 5'1") - The carpeted vestibule has a door to a cloak cupboard and glazed double doors to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - The hall is carpeted and has doorways to the lounge area, two to the kitchen/family area and has an opaque glazed door to the bathroom. There are doors to all three bedrooms, a shelved storage cupboard and there is a further opaque glazed door to the workshop/garage. Access to one of the three floored and lit loft areas can be found here.

Open Plan Living Area / Lounge - Approx 5.87m x 3.96m (Appro x 19'3" x 13'0") - The lounge area of this open plan space is carpeted, has a radiator, a window to the front elevation and has a solid-fuel stove with feature mantelpiece.

Kitchen / Family Area - Approx 5.91m x 6.31m (Appro x 19'5" x 20'8") - This area has a tiled floor and under-tile electric heating, along with a radiator. It is a double aspect room having windows to the rear and side elevations from which the views over the bay can be enjoyed. It comprises wall and base mounted units with solid wood worktops, a five-ring gas hob with extractor over and a 1½ bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap, as well as a Belfast style sink with mixer tap. A focal point of the room is the Nordica wood burning range style solid-fuel fired stove and included in the asking price are the Miele appliances which consist of an integral dishwasher, an integral electric oven and a fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. From here a double-glazed door gives access to a decked area in the rear garden, there is access to a second, floored, lit loft and there is a door to a pantry cupboard.

Bathroom - Approx 3.36m x 1.76m (Appro x 11'0" x 5'9") - The bathroom has a tiled floor and comprises a WC, a wash hand basin with storage under, a bath with splash-back tiling and a shower mixer tap. This room has a window to the rear elevation, underfloor heating as well as a radiator and has an extractor fan.

Bedroom Three - Approx 2.28m x 3.18m (Appro x 7'6" x 10'5") - The third bedroom is carpeted, has a radiator, a window to the front elevation and benefits from having a fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Two - Approx 3.01m x 4.18m (Appro x 9'11" x 13'9") - The second bedroom is carpeted, has a window to the front elevation and a radiator.

Bedroom One - Approx 4.21m x 3.34m (Appro x 13'10" x 10'11") - The master bedroom has a radiator, a window to the rear elevation and is carpeted. There is a door to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - Approx 1.10m x 3.12m (Appro x 3'7" x 10'3") - This room has vinyl flooring, a radiator, as well as electric underfloor heating, a window to the rear elevation and comprises a WC, a wash hand basin with storage under, a wet-walled shower cubicle and has an extractor fan.

Garage - Approx 4.15m x 3.21m (Appro x 13'7" x 10'6") - The integral garage is currently used as a work area and has double-glazed double timber doors that give vehicular access. It has been fitted with laminate flooring, has power, lighting and there is a door to the workshop area.

Workshop - Approx 2.67m x 3.18m (Appro x 8'9" x 10'5") - This area has also been fitted with laminate flooring, has power, lighting, a window to the rear elevation and has a door to the rear garden.

Former Mission Hall - The main door of the hall opens on to the entrance vestibule.

Entrance Vestibule - Approx 1.14m x 1.67m (Appro x 3'9" x 5'6") - The timber lined vestibule with timber floor has a door to the main hall.

Main Hall - Approx 7.73m x 5.57m (Appro x 25'4" x 18'3") - Being timber clad and having a timber floor, this area has two single-glazed windows to each side elevation, power, lighting and there is a door to the garden of the bungalow.

Services - Mains water, electricity and LPG. Drainage is to a septic tank.

Heating - Dual LPG/solid fuel heating system. (Bathrooms and kitchen/family area also having electric under-floor heating). The former Mission Hall having a solid-fuel stove only.

Glazing - Double-glazed windows throughout (with the exception of the former Mission Hall).

Extras - All carpets, fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds and white goods. Other items of furniture may be available under separate negotiation.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment via Munro & Noble Property Shop - Telephone 01463 22 55 33.

Entry - By mutual agreement.

Home Report - A Home Report is available for this property. Please note that the property valuation does not include the Mission Hall.

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16 April 2019

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  • Forsinard (13.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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47 Church Street, Inverness, IV1 1HX

01463 568053 Local call rate

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