- Large open plan kitchen/family room
- 4/5 bedrooms, master en-suite
- 2 family bathrooms
- Utility room & WC
- Beautiful outlook with panoramic views
- Easy commute to Inverness
- Substantial garden grounds
- Home-made hot tub
- Study/bedroom 5
Enjoying a stunning elevated position nestled in the Daviot valley and hills, this unique architect designed home offers a fantastic lifestyle opportunity. Set on a large plot of approximately 0.5 acres, the property enjoys all the benefits of countryside living and easy access to the city of Inverness, just six miles distant. Only by viewing can one fully appreciate the breathtaking panoramic views and the exceptional standard of the accommodation on offer. The property benefits from an energy efficient, environmentally friendly ground source heating system with economical running costs. Bright and airy throughout with generous room proportions, this immaculately presented home will appeal to families, professionals and those seeking a Highland holiday home within easy reach of the airport. It will also appeal to buy to let investors looking for a property with excellent letting potential.
The property is approached via a private driveway with ample parking for several vehicles. The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall, featuring a split level solid oak and stainless steel staircase to the upper floor. Beautifully appointed with a triple aspect outlook, the heart of the home is the impressive open plan kitchen/family room. Boasting a large window to the front and bi- fold doors to a rear patio, this fantastic space is filled with natural light. A wood burning stove provides an attractive focal point. Contemporary black gloss units with integral appliances, an AEG coffee maker, a large breakfast bar and a second area for dining compliments the interior. Solid oak and glass doors lead through to the bright triple aspect lounge, also accessible from the entrance hall. The utility room, WC and door to the rear garden are accessed from the kitchen. Bedroom four is located on the ground floor, featuring a large window to the rear and fitted storage. A spacious study/bedroom 5 and a contemporary bathroom complete the accommodation on the ground floor.
Making the most of the stunning views across open countryside, the galleried upper landing doubles up as a relaxing sitting area. Glass bi-fold doors lead out to a balcony, offering the perfect spot for wildlife watching. The well proportioned master bedroom suite overlooks the front of the property, boasting a walk-in dressing room and a fabulous en-suite shower room. There are a further two double bedrooms, one facing the rear and one overlooking the front. Fantastic storage is provided by way of a deep under stair cupboard, two additional hall cupboards and a partially floored loft. A second contemporary bathroom, complete with a separate shower cubicle, completes the living accommodation.
The property enjoys several quirky outdoor features including a home-made hot tub, a secret underground wine cellar, a hen house and a swing. Useful outdoor storage is provided by way of a detached garage, timber shed, car port and separate `hobbit` style storage built sympathetically into the landscape. The rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy, benefiting from raised beds, a poly tunnel, a playhouse and a variety of mature shrubs and fruit trees. The front garden is mostly laid to lawn with a gate giving access to countryside walks. Both the front and rear gardens feature an area of wooden decking, offering the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining during the summer months.
Daviot is a small village on the outskirts of Inverness with a highly regarded primary school. Secondary schooling is provided at Millburn Academy. The popular holiday resort of Aviemore and the Cairngorm national park lies just 25 miles to the south, offering activities such as skiing, cycling, woodland walks and two water sports centres. The new university, Raigmore hospital and the many retail outlets at Inshes retail park, are only a seven minute drive away. Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands, provides a wealth of retail, leisure and entertainment facilities in addition to road and rail links to the north and south. Dalcross airport is approximately 5 miles east of the city centre.
Entrance hall 5.47m (at widest point) x 4.43m (at longest point)
Kitchen/family room 8.09m (at longest point) x 4.86m
Utility room 3.32m x 1.97m
WC 1.97m x 0.82m
Lounge 4.85m x 3.57m
Bedroom 4 4.38m x 3.51m
Ground floor bathroom 2.86m x 1.67m
Study/bedroom 5 4.28m x 2.64m
Upper landing/sitting room 4.77m (at widest point) x 4.44m
Master bedroom 4.80m x 4.41m (at widest point)
Master en-suite 2.70m x 2.58m (at widest point)
Bedroom 2 4.83m x 3.57m
Bedroom 3 4.33m (at longest point) x 3.72m
Upper floor bathroom 3.71m x 2.64m
All fitted floor coverings, light fittings, curtains & blinds, range oven & grill, dishwasher, coffee machine, American style fridge/freezer, hot tub, swing, vegetable planters, play house and the timber shed are included in the sale.
General and services
Mains water and septic tank drainage
Council Tax Band - G
EPC - C
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 immediately and we will endeavour to assist you.
Viewing of this property is highly recommended and can be arranged through Eve McClelland on 01463 214911 or 01667 300911.
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.