Offers Over £350,000 Under Offer
  • Unique character property
  • Rarely available, ideal location
  • Lounge
  • Impressive garden grounds
  • Dining/family room & kitchen/diner
  • Workshop annex, carport & steel garden shed
  • 4 bedrooms (master en-suite)
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Family bathroom
  • Double glazing

Superb opportunity to purchase a tastefully extended detached cottage, enjoying a peaceful setting less than fifteen miles from the city of Inverness and three miles from the seaside town of Nairn. The property is complemented by panoramic views to open countryside and mature woodland beyond. Set on a generous plot of approximately 0.3 acres, the cottage boasts garden grounds to the front, side and rear. The large workshop within the grounds could easily be converted into studio accommodation, offering the potential to generate additional income if desired. This fabulous home will appeal to families, professionals and downsizers alike. Less than five miles from the airport, it will also appeal to those seeking a convenient base to enjoy everything the Highlands has to offer. Viewing is highly recommended.

The welcoming entrance porch opens to the original part of the cottage, giving access to the entrance hall, lounge, bedroom four, family bathroom and the staircase to the upper floor. Bedroom four is a sizeable ground floor double, featuring a large window overlooking the front of the property, a shelved alcove recess and ample space for free standing furniture. The modern family bathroom, directly adjacent to bedroom four, comprises a corner bath, separate mains powered shower and under floor heating. A door leads from the hallway to the well proportioned lounge, benefiting from a multi fuel stove and a traditional Edinburgh press cupboard. Accessible via an archway leading from the lounge, the spacious dining/family room is of a very generous size and flooded with natural light, by way of double patio doors views with views to open countryside. A wood burner set on a brick hearth provides a focal point within the room. The kitchen has a great range of base and wall units, a traditional Belfast sink and a free standing electric cooker with ceramic hob, included in the sale. Space is provided for a free standing fridge/freezer, dishwasher and tumble dryer. There is ample room for a kitchen dining table and chairs. A second entrance vestibule to the side of the main entrance provides access to the inner hall, a deep walk in larder cupboard and the converted garage. The garage conversion is currently utilised as a home office, plumbed for a free standing washing machine and offering flexible potential for additional accommodation, if required.

The traditional curved wooden staircase provides access to the upper landing, master suite and two further double bedrooms. Enjoying panoramic views to the front and rear, the stunning, dual aspect master suite is bright and exceptionally proportioned. Excellent storage is provided within the fitted wardrobe and five further cupboards set within the eaves. The en-suite shower room has a great range of fitted vanity storage, a large corner shower cubicle housing an electric shower, WC and wash hand basin. Bedrooms two and three feature each feature combed ceilings and dormer windows to the front elevation.

The property enjoys substantial garden grounds, providing a variety of different areas to enjoy throughout the day. To the front, the garden is mostly laid to lawn and gravel, bordered by mature trees, shrubs and a well established apple tree. In addition to the carport/covered drying area, there is an impressive workshop and a steel shed for outdoor storage. The patio doors within the dining/family room open to a delightful south facing seating area with stone paving. Mostly laid to lawn and low maintenance gravel, the garden area to the rear of the property completes the impressive grounds.

Baddock Cottage is situated within a quiet hamlet in the Upper Carse area of Ardersier between Nairn and Inverness, enjoying ease of access to the A96. A wide range of local amenities and primary schooling is provided in the coastal village of Ardersier, approximately two miles distant. Secondary school pupils attend Nairn Academy. The thriving seaside town of Nairn lies approximately three miles to the east, with award winning sandy beaches, a harbour and two championship golf courses. The highland capital city of Inverness lies approximately fifteen miles to the west, providing an extensive range of retail, leisure and entertainment facilities, in addition to road and rail links to the north and south. Inverness airport is only five miles distant, opening up travel to several UK cities and international airports beyond.

Accommodation: -

Entrance porch 2.25m x 1.44m

Bedroom four 4.13m x 3.87m

Family bathroom 2.63m x 1.90m

Lounge 4.15m x 3.96m

Dining/family room 5.35m x 4.76m

Kitchen/diner 4.48m x 3.38m

Converted garage/home office 5.51m x 2.56m

Upper floor:-

Master bedroom 6.63m x 5.12m

Master en-suite 2.95m x 1.89m

Bedroom two 3.98m x 3.56m

Bedroom three 3.95m x 3.94m

All fitted floor coverings, light fittings, curtains, blinds, free standing electric cooker, kitchen dresser and the steel garden shed are included in the sale.

General and services
Mains water and septic tank drainage
Mains electricity and oil fired central heating
Double glazing

Council Tax Band - E

Whilst we endeavour to make these particulars as accurate as possible, they do not form any part of any contract on offer, nor are they guaranteed. Measurements are approximate and, in most cases, are taken using a digital/sonic measuring device and are taken to the widest point. We have not tested the electricity, gas or water services or any appliances. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property. If there is any part of this that you find misleading or you simply wish clarification on any point, please contact our office.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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