Well-presented semi-detached family home in desirable location close to Inverness city centre
Situated in the popular Drakies area of Inverness, this attractive house is conveniently located within walking distance of Raigmore Hospital, Police Scotland, Inshes, UHI, and Beechwood Business Park.
Impeccably maintained and stylishly decorated throughout, 48 Drakies Avenue is a modern, well-built family home in excellent condition.
The house has a neat, partly enclosed front garden, opening onto a comfortable hall with an obscure glass panel, creating a sense of space, further emphasised by the white joinery, and panelled doors. The open plan living and dining room is double aspect and features relaxing light colours, a picturesque gas fireplace, and carpeted seating area. The room’s dining area has hard flooring and is conveniently located next to the kitchen.
The contemporary kitchen is in a broad U-shaped layout and has in a striking arrangement of modern white cabinets finished with glossy black work surfaces and a black oven and extractor hood. A door leads to a substantial decked patio area.
The ground floor family bathroom is tiled in white with green details and has a large bath with shower over, WC, and wash hand basin. There is also a tall chrome heated towel rail, plus a deep window that fills the room with light.
The carpeted stairs lead to the three bedrooms. The principal bedroom is decorated in a soft yellow with butterfly-patterned wallpaper opposite the window and features a small alcove.
A second bedroom, currently used as a nursery, is painted blue and has a pretty view of the garden. The final bedroom is decorated in greys with a striped feature wall and has a built-in cupboard.
The garden is laid with lawn and gravel and is fully enclosed with timber fencing; it can be accessed via the kitchen, a gate from the drive, or the detached garage. The decked patio area is generous and offers ample space for outdoor dining and furniture.
The detached garage has access to both the drive and the garden, and a generous off-street parking area is in front of it.
This is a very attractive property, further enhanced by its desirable location next to some of the largest employers in the area while enjoying the peace and community of the private residential area. Being in such a popular area of Inverness, it will make a wonderful home for a growing family.
Inverness is a beautiful city on the mouth of the River Ness. Surrounded by hills, it offers stunning views of mountains and historical architecture. The University of the Highlands and Islands, Inverness campus, which opened in 2015, is set to ensure that the city has the talent required to serve the needs of the Highlands for many years to come. The city annually plays host to the Baxter’s Loch Ness Marathon and the Inverness Half Marathon & 5k. There are excellent sports facilities in the city, including the Inverness Ice Centre, Highland Rugby Club, Inverness Harriers Amateur Athletics Club, hosted by Inverness Leisure which also offers a sports club, gym and swimming pool complex. Other outdoor pursuits such as cycling, horse riding, kayaking, sailing and hiking are also well catered for. There are two cinemas and the Eden Court Theatre offers an excellent choice of drama, comedy and a variety of other shows, arts and crafts. Inverness is the capital of the Highlands and has experienced continued growth over many years. A vibrant northern city, with lots of inward investment and excellent job prospects. The upgrading of the A9 between Perth and Inverness and the A96 between Inverness and Aberdeen to dual carriageway, is set to see further room for development in the years ahead. Inverness Airport at Dalcross, links the city not only to London but to several European cities.
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