- Architect designed
- Lounge & sun room
- Open plan kitchen/family room & utility room
- 3/4 bedrooms
- Self contained apartment & snooker room
- Fabulous work from home opportunity
- Landscaped gardens & summer house
- Under floor & oil fired central heating
- Double glazing
- Integral double garage & single garage
Superb opportunity to purchase a unique architect designed home, which offers an idyllic lifestyle opportunity. Set on a large plot of approximately 1.15 acres, the property enjoys all the benefits of countryside living, and panoramic views across open fields, yet it is within easy reach of the A96 and the airport. The seaside town of Nairn, beaches and a wide variety of local amenities lie only four miles to the west. Boasting a self contained one bedroom apartment on the upper floor, the property will greatly appeal to those seeking a property with a granny flat, or holiday let potential. Complemented by generous room proportions throughout, excellent storage, a snooker/games room, sun room and a variety of gardens and water features to enjoy, this substantial home presents ideal family accommodation. It will also appeal to retirees and professionals, seeking a perfect work from home opportunity, only a fifteen minute drive from the airport. Viewing is highly recommended.
The property is approached via a private circular driveway which curves up to the house. The front door opens into a welcoming entrance vestibule, double doors lead through to the spacious entrance hall. Positioned to the front elevation, the lounge is a lovely bright room, featuring a living flame electric fire set in a marble surround. Doors lead through to the sun room, with a high cathedral style ceiling and garden access. The heart of the home is the open plan kitchen/dining/family lounge, boasting a bright double aspect outlook, and sliding doors to a sunny front patio. There is an excellent range of base and wall units for storage. Integrated appliances include a double oven, grill, electric hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.The utility room adjacent offers further storage, space for a large chest freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and access to the ground floor WC. A hallway within the utility, provides access to the staircase to the upper floor annex, integral work shop, double garage and the carport.
All three ground floor bedrooms are positioned to the rear elevation. The spacious master suite boasts two double fitted wardrobes, and an en-suite with corner shower enclosure. Bedrooms two and three are generously proportioned doubles, each with fitted storage and ample space for free standing furniture. The front facing dining room could provide a fourth double bedroom, if desired. Additional storage is provided within a deep airing cupboard in the hall, with two access doors. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a home office and a four piece family bathroom, featuring a corner bath, separate shower enclosure, bidet, WC, wash hand basin, and vanity storage.
A staircase within the rear hall gives access to the upper floor landing, the snooker room and the self contained one bedroom apartment. Completed only three years ago, the apartment comprises of a double contemporary en-suite bedroom and a generous, open plan living space. The living area is flooded with natural light, by way of velux windows and sliding glass doors to the balcony. The sheltered balcony offers beautiful open views across the front garden, to the countryside beyond. The snooker/games room to the rear elevation is of a very generous size, offering the flexibility to be utilised as a work studio, home cinema or gym. The games room benefits from a loft with Ramsay ladder access. A further large walk-in loft, accessible via a door in the upper landing, provides excellent additional storage within the home.
The property benefits from a internal workshop, a large double garage with inspection pit, and a car port, all conveniently accessible from the main dwelling. Externally, a separate detached garage within the grounds offers further useful outdoor storage or work space.
The garden grounds at the property enjoy a high degree of privacy, and truly are a wonderful sight to behold. Filled with an abundance of aquatic plants, a large pond at the entrance provides a peaceful spot for wildlife spotting or simply to relax. There are a wide variety of garden areas to enjoy, including lovingly maintained areas of lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees, a choice of sunny or shaded patios, vegetable plots, and a summer house from which to take in the garden views. A tastefully landscaped lower area at the rear, complete with a delightful water feature, offers the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining.
Penick lies approximately four miles to the east of Nairn, two miles from the village of Auldearn, and six miles to the west of Forres. Primary schooling is provided at the highly regarded Auldearn Primary. Secondary school pupils attend Nairn Academy. Nairn is a thriving seaside town, with sandy beaches, a harbour and two championship golf courses.There are a wide range of shops, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, a community/arts centre and hospital. The abundance of leisure facilities includes tennis and squash courts, indoor and outdoor bowls, and fitness centre with indoor swimming pool. The highland capital city of Inverness lies approximately nineteen 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 Europe beyond.
Entrance vestibule 2.37m x 1.97m(
Entrance hall 8.02m (at widest point) x 3.43m (at longest point)
Lounge 5.39m x 4.01m (at longest point)
Sun room 3.77m x 2.73m
Kitchen/family room 8.01m (at widest point) x 4.61m (at longest point)
Utility room 4.26m (at widest point) x 3.45m (at longest point)
WC 2.53m x 1.52m
Inner hall 3.70m (at longest point) x 1.24m
Work shop 5.47m (at widest point) x 4.49m (at longest point)
Double garage 8.17m x 7.29m
Master bedroom 4.91m (at widest point) x 4.18m (at longest point)
Master en-suite 2.38m x 1.67m
Bedroom two 3.68m x 3.01m
Bedroom three 4.38m x 2.97m
Dining room/ bed four 3.70m x 2.98m
Home office/study 2.56m x 1.77m
Bathroom 4.13m (at widest point) x 3.68m
Upper floor apartment:-
Open plan living space 7.14m (at widest point) x 5.14m (at longest point)
Bedroom 3.50m (at longest point) x 3.00m
En-suite shower room 2.30m x 1.94m
Upper hall 3.02m x 1.94m (at widest point)
Snooker room 7.14m x 5.34m
All fitted floor coverings, light fittings, curtains & blinds, integrated oven, grill, electric hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge & freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and the summer house (including the furniture), are included in the sale
General and services
Mains water and septic tank drainage
Mains electricity & oil
Ground floor underfloor heating system & solar panels
Home vacuum system
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 and we will assist you.
Viewing of this property is highly recommended and can be arranged through Eve McClelland on 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.