Comfortable detached family home with double garage close to Cromarty Firth

  • £225,000
  • 3
  • 2

Key Selling Points

  • Early Viewing Recommended
  • Lovely Family Detached Home.
  • Sun Room
  • Substantial Double Bedrooms
  • Easy Maintained Front Garden
  • Gas Fired Central Heating
  • Double Glazing
  • Double Garage
  • Substantial Parking
  • Council Tax Band D

Description

This generously sized property is in an established residential area lying between the port and the centre of Invergordon. The area is surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes, and It is close to some of the area’s major employers, including the Cromarty Firth Port Authority, Nigg Yard, and a number of distilleries. Inverness and Dingwall are also within commuting distance, and several schools are nearby, including the renowned Invergordon Academy.

Constructed in approximately 1900, this comfortably laid-out detached house is full of interesting features and is a spacious 139 m2, making it both a lovely family home or a property for a couple who enjoys visitors.

The house has a large front garden with gravel and block paving and has a driveway leading into a double garage with electricity and nearby water.

Entrance into the property is through a large south-facing sunroom with windows on three sides creating a warm and welcoming space.

Opening from the hallway, the generously sized living room connects to the kitchen. An arched alcove and mantelpiece with a gas fireplace create attractive features, and a window overlooks the front of the house.

The kitchen-dining room is well-filled with natural light, and the wooden-fronted cabinets are arranged in a shallow U-shape, creating a good amount of space in the centre of the room. The dining area is generously proportioned and is fitted with wooden cabinetry to one side, creating a substantial amount of storage throughout. An adjoining utility room opens onto a block-paved patio area and provides access to the rear of the property.
The ground-floor bedroom is decorated in light colours and has plenty of space and a high ceiling, creating a pleasantly airy ambience. Its en-suite shower room is tiled and has a walk-in shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and a WC.

The family bathroom is located on the ground floor and features a corner bath, WC, and wash hand basin in a large vanity unit. It is a substantial space with a deep set window; with updated sanitaryware and décor the bathroom offers fabulous potential as a generously sized, contemporary space.

A gently winding staircase leads to two further bedrooms. The first of these is well-proportioned and attractively coombed, but which still leaves a great deal of space. An attached small room is to one side that has a skylight and good head height creating space as a dressing area or for storage.

The second upstairs bedroom is also coombed and has two built-in wardrobes and a dressing table. There is also a convenient WC wash hand basin and vanity unit on the first floor.

The exterior can be reached from the utiity room, and a rear hallway, lined with cabinets and worksurface, opens into the double garage.

This nicely proportioned property has a welcoming ambience. Its location close to good local services and its proximity to some of the most beautiful natural areas of the Highlands will make it an attractive and comfortable home for a family or couple, especially one looking for a home in a well-established and sociable community setting.


About Invergordon

Invergordon is located to the north of the Cromarty Firth. There are excellent road and rail links to the growing City of Inverness to the south and Wick in the far north giving access to the rugged beauty of Caithness and Orkney.

Once a naval town, Invergordon enjoyed the oil boom of the 1970s. It is now a thriving area for industry with the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and world-famous distilleries, including one of the largest in Europe. The port is regularly visited by cruise liners, a welcome boost for local businesses concerned with tourism.

The town of Invergordon itself is bustling and vibrant with a welcoming and close-knit community. There is a notable artistic community and the town is renowned for its 17 murals that tell the area’s history.

Invergordon has one secondary school, Invergordon Academy, and four primary schools.
A medical centre, a small community hospital, several dentists, and an excellent leisure centre with swimming pools, a cycling track and an extensive gym are all near the town centre. There are several places of worship, including the famous Invergordon Parish Church.

Outdoor pursuits are extensive in the area with world-class golf, fishing, walking, and sailing all within easy reach. For nature lovers, the aurora borealis is often seen, and there is much wildlife, including the largest bottlenose dolphins in Europe which are regular visitors to the Cromarty Firth and enjoy swimming near the shore. The NC500 is close by and many historic villages, buildings and monuments are easily accessible.

Invergordon is 25 miles from Inverness, 15 miles from Dingwall, and has good rail, road and bus services.

General Information:
Services: Mains Water, Electric & Gas
Council Tax Band: D
EPC Rating: D (56)
Entry Date: Early entry available
Home Report: Available on request.
Viewings: 7 Days accompanied by agent.

Included in the sale:
All floor coverings, blinds and all white goods.

Anti-Money Laundering Legislation
As with all Estate Agents, Hamish is subject to Anti Money Laundering Regulations. These regulations require us as selling agents, to perform various checks on the property buyers and any offer presented to us must be accompanied by the current address, date of birth, and of proof of funds for all purchasers and of any family members who may be gifting deposits. From time to time, certified photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and proof of address may also be required. We are unable to progress any sale to completion, until these requirements have been fully satisfied.

Interest:
It is important your solicitor notifies this office of your interest otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge. Hamish strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points regarding the property which are likely to affect your interest in the property with them prior to viewing. Interested parties are advised to notify their interest, in writing, with Hamish as a closing date for offers may be set. The seller reserves the right to accept an offer made privately prior to any closing date and further, the seller is not bound to accept the highest, or indeed, any offer. These particulars, whilst believed to be correct do not and cannot form part of any contract. The measurements have been taken using a sonic tape measure and therefore are for guidance only.

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