Offers Over £270,000 Under Offer
  • Unique character property
  • Sought after central location
  • Lounge & sun room extension
  • Substantial garden grounds
  • Kitchen/diner & utility room
  • Large private driveway & 2 garden sheds
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Gas central heating
  • Bathroom & WC
  • Double glazing

Superb opportunity to purchase an affordable and substantial property, featuring accommodation over three floors and impressive garden grounds to the front and rear. Within easy reach of schools and a wide range of town centre amenities, this rarely available home is in need of some cosmetic modernisation, offering prospective buyers an ideal opportunity to put their own stamp on the property. Flooded with natural light throughout, with the benefit of generous room proportions, high ceilings and a sizeable sun room extension to the rear, the property will appeal to a wide range of purchasers. Families, professionals and buy to let investors alike. Viewing is highly recommended.

The front door opens to the entrance hall, featuring an original flag stone floor and a deep under stair cupboard with cellar access. The entrance hall leads to the lounge, kitchen/diner and the staircase to the first floor. Complemented by an open fire set on a polished slate hearth, a recessed storage alcove, French doors to the rear facing sun room extension and a window to the front elevation, the lounge is bright and generously proportioned. The dual aspect sun room is complemented by a cathedral ceiling with wooden beams and an external side door to the rear garden grounds. Benefiting from a great range of storage units and ample space for dining, the kitchen is double aspect to the front and rear. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, grill, five burner gas hob, combination oven/microwave and a dishwasher. Space is provided for a tall fridge/freezer and under counter freezer. Accessible from the kitchen, the utility room offers additional storage, appliance space for a free standing washing machine, tumble dryer, access to the ground floor WC within the utility and an external door to the rear garden.

Featuring the original turned hard wood railing, the elegant staircase curves up to the first floor landing, brightly lit by way of a window to the front elevation. Bedrooms one and two overlook the front, each benefiting from recessed open storage. Bedroom two has the additional benefit of a single fitted wardrobe. The spacious bathroom, comprising a bath, separate corner shower, WC and wash hand basin, completes the accommodation on the first floor. Excellent potential exists to remove a partition wall between bedroom one and the hallway to the bathroom, to create a master bedroom with en-suite facilities and a dressing room, if desired.

The stairwell continues to the second floor, comprising a double sided landing area and two further bedrooms with coombed ceilings, each featuring dormer windows to the front, ceiling Velux windows to the rear and ambient lighting. Bedroom three benefits from a hatch to a sizeable storage area, which could be converted to an en-suite, or a Jack and Jill shower room to bedroom four across the landing. Bedroom four is complemented by a fitted wardrobe and feature alcove.

Externally, the property benefits from substantial mature garden grounds. The south facing rear garden offers a variety of areas to enjoy throughout the day, mostly laid to lawn, bordered by mature trees, shrubs and a beautiful stone wall. Two low maintenance patio areas provide perfect areas for outdoor entertaining or family time. Two timber sheds offer outdoor storage. To the front, the garden is laid to lawn, low maintenance paving and gravel. Ample private parking is available for several vehicles.

The Royal Burgh of Forres is situated on the Moray coast, approximately 25 miles north east of Inverness and 12 miles west of Elgin.The town benefits from a good range of shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants. Primary schooling is provided at Pilmuir Primary, secondary school pupils attend Forres academy. The thriving seaside town of Nairn lies approximately 10 miles to the west, offering award winning sandy beaches, a harbour and two championship golf courses, to name only a few of the attractions. An extensive range of retail, leisure and entertainment facilities can be found in the Highland capital city of Inverness. Dalcross airport and the recent railway station development is only 18 miles distant, opening up travel to several UK airports and international airports beyond.


Ground floor:-

Entrance hall 3.26m (at widest point) x 2.48m (at longest point)

Lounge 4.73m x 4.16m

Sun room 4.54m x 4.51m

Kitchen/diner 4.78m x 3.23m

Utility room 3.24m x 2.52m (at widest point)

First floor:-

Bedroom one 4.82m x 3.20m

Bedroom two 4.83m x 3.32m

Bathroom 3.62m x 2.17m

Second floor:-

Bedroom three 4.52m x 3.65m

Bedroom four 4.57m x 3.23m

All fitted floor coverings, light fittings, curtains, integrated electric oven, combination oven/microwave, gas hob, extractor hood, dishwasher and two timber sheds are included in the sale.

General and services
Mains water and drainage
Mains electricity & gas
Double glazing

Council Tax Band - E

While we endeavour to ensure these particulars are 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, taken using a digital measuring device to the widest point of the room. We have not tested the electricity, gas, water services or any appliances. Photographs are produced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included in the sale. If any part of this statement you find misleading, or if you would like clarification on any point, please do contact our office and our team will be happy to assist.

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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