- Generous room proportions
- 2 reception rooms
- Kitchen + conservatory + breakfast room
- 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
- Family bathroom
- Art studio, garden shed, green house
- Landscaped gardens
- Garage & private driveway
- Gas central heating
- Double glazing
Superb opportunity to purchase a highly desirable home, situated in a well established residential area. Within walking distance of schools, local amenities and woodland walks, yet only a fifteen minute drive from the city of Inverness, and the seaside town of Nairn. This tastefully extended property enjoys a secluded feel and a high degree of privacy, nestled amidst beautiful mature garden grounds. Flexible living is available, by way of two generously proportioned reception rooms, and a variety of dining options. Bright and airy throughout, this unique home will appeal to a wide range of buyers, including families, professionals, downsizers and retirees. Only five miles from Inverness airport, it will also appeal to those seeking a perfect holiday base to enjoy all that the Highlands has to offer. Early viewing is recommended.
The property is approached via a private driveway with ample parking for several vehicles. The entrance vestibule opens into a spacious entrance hall, which in turn gives access to the lounge, kitchen, bedrooms three and four, a bathroom, and the inner hall to the remaining rooms in the extended part of the house. Featuring a large window to the front elevation, the lounge is a lovely bright room with ample space for a large dining table and chairs. A recently fitted Contura wood burner and built-in fireside seats, add a cosy feel to the room. The well appointed kitchen, positioned to the rear, is filled with natural light. Featuring a great range of base and wall units, integrated appliances include an electric oven, grill, gas hob, dishwasher and a microwave. Space is provided for a free standing washing machine and fridge/freezer. Adjoining the kitchen, the conservatory offers the perfect spot for dining or relaxation. Additional sociable dining options are provided, by way of a breakfast bar and the breakfast room, accessible from the heart of the home. Double bedroom three is situated to the side of the property, benefiting from an en-suite shower room and a fitted double wardrobe. Front facing bedroom four is a decent sized single with fitted storage, currently utilised as a study. A modern bathroom, with a mains powered shower over the bath, completes the accommodation in the original part of the house.
The inner hall leads to a further two double bedrooms, and the second lounge/family room at the rear. The master bedroom is bright and generously proportioned, complemented by a spacious en-suite shower room and a large fitted wardrobe. Double bedroom two is rear facing, with a double wardrobe for storage. Excellent additional storage is provided, by way of two deep airing cupboards in the inner hall, two cupboards in the entrance hall, and the partially floored loft with ladder access. The fabulous sunken lounge is a double aspect room, boasting patio doors to the rear garden and two feature windows to the side. A high beamed ceiling adds to the spacious feel, the perfect spot to sit and take in the lovely garden views.
Externally, the beautifully landscaped rear garden has been well thought out, offering a range of different spots to enjoy. Boasting different areas of lawn bordered by mature trees, ornamental shrubs, hedging, fruit trees, and raised flower beds, it is a perfect haven for gardeners. The rear garden is fully enclosed and accessible from both sides of the property. There are two large patio areas for outdoor entertaining, one adjacent to the house, another in a sheltered corner beneath the trees. A wooden art studio adds to the charm. The green house, timber shed and large garage provide excellent outdoor storage. To the front, the garden is mostly laid to lawn, bordered by a mature hedge for privacy and a variety of shrubs. A delightful hidden area of garden to the side of the property, completes this fantastic home.
Balloch is a popular village which lies approximately five miles to the east of Inverness city centre, well placed for access to the north/south A9 trunk road and the A96 to Aberdeen. The historic Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns lie only one mile from the property, several scenic forest walks are right on the doorstep. A convenience store, veterinary practice and Balloch Primary are all within walking distance of the property. Secondary schooling is provided at nearby Culloden Academy. A wide range of additional amenities are available in Culloden, including a medical practice, chemist, convenience store, butcher, police station and hair salon. There is a regular bus service to the city centre and retail park. Inverness, the Highland capital, provides a wealth of retail, leisure and entertainment facilities. The airport lies approximately five miles to the east.
Entrance vestibule 1.39m x 1.38m
Entrance hall 7.07m x 2.36m (at widest point)
Lounge/dining room 5.37m x 4.23m
Kitchen/conservatory 6.84m (at longest point) x 3.18m
Breakfast room 2.99m x 2.36m
Lounge 2/family room 5.87 (at longest point) x 4.44m
Master bedroom 4.47m (at widest point) x 3.72m
Master en-suite 3.34m x 2.39m
Bedroom two 3.24m (at widest point) x 2.94m (at longest point)
Bedroom three 3.18m x 2.78m
Bedroom four 3.18m (at longest point) x 2.80m (at widest point)
Bathroom 3.23m x 1.76m
All fitted floor coverings, light fittings (excluding two in the lounge), blinds and curtains (excluding bed one and lounge 1/dining room drapes), all fixed mirrors (except antique mirror in sunken lounge) integral oven, grill, dishwasher, microwave, free standing fridge/freezer, washing machine, garage freezer, art studio, green house and the timber shed are included in the sale.
General and services
Mains water and drainage
Mains electricity & gas
Access to full fibre broadband
Council Tax Band - E
EPC - D
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.