6 bedroom detached villa for sale

Inchlea, 70 Drummond Road, INVERNESS, IV2 4NU

Sold STCM £510,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Double Garage
  • Large Driveway

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Inchlea is a stunning sandstone, double-fronted Victorian property set in extensive private garden grounds in the highly desirable Drummond area of the City, close to excellent facilities and within easy reach of the City Centre, The UHI Campus, Raigmore Hospital and the Airport.

The impressive villa, which benefits from oil fired central heating, is in need of some modernisation but retains much of its original charm and character including mahogany finishings, deep skirtings, high ceilings, coving, cornices and quirky features like working maid's call bells and larder with chilling stones. Inchlea represents a very generous family home which offers prestigious, elegant accommodation in the heart of the City.

Only by viewing this impressive property can you fully appreciate its generously proportioned rooms and truly private location.

The accommodation consists of: front entrance porch with original stained glass window and floor tiles; inner hallway with wood panelling and impressive stairway with carved mahogany bannister; double aspect family room with wood burner; double aspect dining room with open fire; lounge with bay window, multi fuel stove providing a welcoming focal point and impressive built in drinks cabinet; cloakroom comprising a WC, wash hand basin and coat hooks; under stairs storage cupboard; side hall with doorway leading to the side of the property; pantry; utility room with original units, cupboard housing the utility meters and ceiling suspended clothes dryers; kitchen with original English Rose sink unit, ample room for informal dining, freestanding electric cooker, fridge freezer, space for washing machine and oil fired Esse Range; rear vestibule with cool larder and slate shelving and door to the rear of the house; half landing decorated with an ornate mirror and gives access to a WC; bathroom comprising a wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

On the first floor is the master bedroom with views overlooking the back garden, fitted storage and open fire along with Jack and Jill ensuite facilities comprising a WC, wash hand basin and freestanding shower; four further double bedrooms; linen room with fitted storage. On the upper floor is bedroom six, formerly the maid's room, double aspect with stunning views towards the Scorguie Hills; access to two attic rooms, one fully lined with further small store room with sink unit.

The property sits in approximately 1.2 acres of private garden ground which is mainly laid to lawn and well populated with mature trees, shrubs and bushes, the rear garden also leads onto woodland. There is a screened drying green, various garden sheds and double garage with light, power and workbench. The private driveway leads to a large parking/turning area.

The property is within very easy walking distance of local shops which cater adequately for daily requirements, along with an excellent range of hotels, bars, restaurants and recreational activities. Close by is Eden Court Theatre, The Aquadome and the River Ness with its many charming island walks. Education is provided at Lochardil Primary School or Inverness Royal Academy.

Inverness City, the main business and commercial centre in the Highlands, is within walking distance and offers extensive shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities along with excellent road, rail and air links to the South and beyond.


Entrance Vestibule 
1.6m x 2.52m
Entrance Vestibule

Hall 
3.81m x 4.45m
Hall

Kitchen 
3.53m x 4.92m
Kitchen

Utility 
3.62m x 4.11m
Utility

Dining Room 
4.65m x 5.52m
Dining Room

Lounge 
4.62m x 6.66m
Lounge

Family Room 
3.83m x 3.98m
Family Room

Cloakroom 
1.81m x 3.79m
Cloakroom

Bedroom 1 
3.69m x 4.5m
Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2 
3.2m x 3.31m
Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3 
4.5m x 4.33m
Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4 
4.62m x 4.96m
Bedroom 4

Ensuite 
1.85m x 2.81m
Ensuite

Bedroom 5 
3.95m x 4.12m
Bedroom 5

Bedroom 6 
3.19m x 4.7m
Bedroom 6

Bathroom 
3.18m x 3.19m
Bathroom

WC 
1.56m x 2.2m
WC

Linen Room 
2.5m x 3.14m
Linen Room

Middle Attic 
4.14m x 4.59m
Middle Attic

Far Attic 
4.86m x 8.2m
Far Attic

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2020

Nearest station

  • Inverness (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Macleod & MacCallum , Inverness

28 Queensgate Inverness, IV1 1DJ

01463 568025 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Inverness (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Macleod & MacCallum , Inverness

28 Queensgate Inverness, IV1 1DJ

01463 568025 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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