- Idyllic lifestyle or work from home opportunity
- Semi-rural location & rarely available
- 4 bed + 4 bath main house
- Substantial gardens
- 2 bed detached cottage
- Private parking
- Oil & electric heating
- Countryside views
- Double glazing
NOW £10K BELOW HOME REPORT VALUATION Superb opportunity to purchase a fantastic semi-rural property, comprising a generously proportioned family home completed in 2017, and a charming traditional detached cottage, fully renovated in 2008. Set on a large plot of approximately 0.5 acres, the property enjoys all the benefits of countryside living, yet is within easy reach of Nairn, Ardersier, the airport and the highland capital city of Inverness. The bright and spacious main house offers ideal family accommodation, the cottage offers excellent potential as a holiday let or additional accommodation. Complemented by beautiful views and substantial garden grounds, this rarely available property will appeal to a wide range of buyers. Viewing is highly recommended.
Accessible via a ramp, the front door opens into an entrance vestibule, giving access to the entrance hall, lounge, kitchen/diner, bedroom four, a ground floor shower room, and the staircase to the upper floor. Featuring a double aspect outlook, by way of a bay window with ambient lighting and a glazed external door to the garden. the lounge is a lovely bright and spacious room. Across the hallway, the open plan kitchen/diner is the heart of the home, providing a perfect sociable space to entertain or relax. The dual aspect contemporary kitchen features a great range of base and wall units, a breakfast bar, deep cloakroom cupboard and an external door to the utility room extension and driveway. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, grill, induction hob, microwave, dishwasher and extractor hood. Double doors lead out to the rear garden from the dining area, with ample space for a large table and chairs. The sizable utility extension adjacent to the back door provides space for a free standing washing machine, tumble dryer and chest freezer. Ground floor bedroom four is positioned to the rear elevation, benefiting from an en-suite bathroom with a mains shower over the bath and a deep airing cupboard. A modern shower room, deep under stair cupboard and a second cupboard in the hall, completes the accommodation on the ground floor.
The staircase leads to the upper floor landing, currently utilised as a sitting room and home office. Master bedroom one boasts a bright double aspect outlook with panoramic countryside views, a fitted double wardrobe and a spacious en-suite shower room. Dual aspect bedroom two is also generously proportioned, benefiting from a fitted double wardrobe, and an en-suite shower room with a deep airing cupboard. Bedroom three features a large Velux window and a fitted double wardrobe for storage. Potential additional storage exists within the partially floored loft space.
The front door opens into a traditional entrance porch, giving access to the spacious open ground floor lounge and kitchen areas. Featuring a picture window to the front, the lounge area benefits from an electric fire and a door to the useful utility/boot room at the rear. The well appointed kitchen/diner comprises generous storage, an integrated electric oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Free standing appliances include an American fridge/freezer and a washing machine. Completing the ground floor is a bathroom with a mains powered shower over the bath.
The split level staircase leads to two combed bedrooms on the upper floor, the main bedroom features a deep walk-in cupboard for storage.
The substantial garden grounds surround the property, offering a variety of different areas to enjoy throughout the day with beautiful open views. Mostly laid to lawn and bordered by mature shrubs, trees and flower beds, there is a high degree of privacy. The driveway to the house is shared with one neighbouring property, ample parking is provided for several vehicles.
Muir of Balnagowan is a quiet hamlet situated 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 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 eight miles distant, opening up travel to several UK cities and international airports beyond.
Main house accommodation:-
Entrance vestibule 2.79m x 0.99m
Entrance hall 5.74m (at longest point) x 2.79m (at widest point)
Lounge 5.92m (at widest point) x 4.49m
Kitchen/dining 8.99m (at longest point) x 3.67m (at widest point)
Bedroom four 3.78m (at widest point) x 3.72m
En-suite bathroom 3.69m x 1.48m
Shower room 1.99m x 1.91m
Utility/boot room extension 4.59m (at longest point) x 2.67m
Landing/sitting room 4.78m (at widest point) x 3.86m
Master bedroom 4.46m x 3.19m
Master en-suite 3.19m x 2.32m
Bedroom two 4.46m (at widest point) x 2.84m
En-suite 2.84m x 2.32m
Bedroom three 4.08m x 2.89m
Entrance vestibule 1.68m x 1.08m
Open plan living area 10.30m (at widest point) x 4.11m (at longest point)
Utility/boot room 4.65m x 1.47m
Bathroom 2.17m x 1.87m
Bedroom one 4.78m (at longest point) x 3.55m
Bedroom two 3.55m x 3.11m
Main house - all fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds, light fittings, integrated electric oven, induction hob, extractor hood, grill, microwave, dishwasher and the American fridge/freezer are included in the sale.
Cottage - all fitted floor coverings, blinds, light fittings, washing machine, integrated electric oven and the ceramic hob are included.
General and services
Mains water and drainage
Mains electricity & oil fired central heating
Council Tax Band - F
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.
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.