A rare opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented Victorian family home in the picturesque village of Fortrose on the Black Isle. It has been upgraded and well maintained inside and out and is presented in beautiful condition throughout. Set in an elevated position, with stunning views over the Moray Firth, this charming house will appeal to those looking for a traditional property with lots of character in an enviable location.
On the ground floor is the impressive formal drawing room with bay window, a feature fireplace with wood burning stove and a original ceiling rose and cornicing. There is also the lounge which could be used as a family room or office. To the rear of the house is the open-plan kitchen/dining room. The bespoke kitchen comes with oak units, a central island with Belfast sink and granite worktop, integrated appliances including an induction hob, extractor hood, two ovens, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher. The dining area can easily accommodate a dining table and 6-8 chairs and there is access to the rear of the house from this room. From the kitchen a door leads into the beautiful conservatory with under-floor heating, self-cleaning glass and French doors leading to the garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the utility room and a useful wc. The impressive stairway leads to the first floor landing and 4 of the bedrooms. Bedrooms 1 and 2 are to the front of the house and have dual aspect windows and stunning views. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are to the rear of the house and have a lovely aspect over the gardens and beyond. The modern and spacious shower-room completes this floor. From the hall a stairwell leads to the attic floor with a spacious landing used as a study area and the 2 remaining bedrooms. Both bedrooms are double in size with bedroom 5 benefitting from an ensuite shower-room. There is good storage throughout the property, mixed glazing and oil fired central heating.
The property is set within a large plot with private, south/west facing gardens. The gardens come with a large patio area, level lawns, mature trees and shrubs, lovely seating areas, secluded spots and even a treehouse for children! There are 2 sheds and woodstore. To the rear of the garden is a parking area with parking for several cars.
Overall, this is the perfect property for those looking for a beautiful family home in a sought after location.
Location: The property is located in the picturesque and vibrant village of Fortrose on the Black Isle. There is a variety of local amenities including a supermarket, medical centre, pharmacy, butcher, bakers and post office, as well as a number of coffee shops, restaurants and a hotel. Secondary schooling is located close-by at the highly regarded Fortrose Academy and Primary schooling is provided at nearby Avoch Primary School, to which a school bus operates. Nearby is an 18-hole golf course, Chanonry Point, the sailing club at Fortrose Harbour, a tennis and bowling club, the historical ruins of Fortrose Cathedral, a Leisure Centre and Library, Rosemarkie Beach and the Fairy Glen RSPB nature reserve. There is an excellent bus service to Inverness which is just over 13 miles away and offers an extensive choice of shopping, leisure and recreational activities associated with city living. Inverness Airport is an approximate 40 minute drive away and Inverness has excellent road and rail links to the north and south.
Directions: If travelling by car, follow the A82 into Fortrose. Go past the right hand turn off to St Andrews Walk, carry on up the hill and take the first left onto Bishops Road, then turn first left onto Precincts Road. The house is the 3rd on the left. Alternatively, the property can be accessed by foot from Canonbury Terrace.
Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Telephone and Broadband.
Extras: All fitted floor coverings, fixtures and fittings. All curtain poles and blinds. Integrated appliances including an induction hob, extractor hood, two ovens, fridge and freezer. Two garden sheds and woodstore.
Council Tax: Band G
Entry: By mutual agreement.
Viewing: To arrange a viewing of this property please contact Morna Eadie on 07765 250242 or 01463 233218.
5.02m x 4.65m
4.28m x 4.07m
Kitchen / Diner
5.95m x 3.94m
4.05m x 3.01m
5.82m x 3.92m
2.13m x 1.16m
4.59m x 4.15m
4.16m x 3.76m
4.08m x 3.16m
4.44m x 2.70m
2.82m x 1.59m
3.78m x 3.76m
Bedroom 5 En suite
2.15m x 2.10m
4.09m x 3.80m
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