Exceptional 5/6 bedroom house with attractive garden; exclusive city centre location

  • Offers Over £475,000
  • 6
  • 2

Key Selling Points

  • Situated in Stunning Location
  • Delightful Unique 5/6 Bedroom House
  • Must be Viewed to be Appreciated
  • Large Diningroom
  • Good Size Bedrooms
  • Elegant Shower Room
  • Utility Room
  • Double Glazing
  • Double Garage
  • Large Private Gardens


Situated in Crown, one of Inverness’s most popular and prestigious areas, 24a Southside Road is a delightful house built in 1974. With six bedrooms and generous living spaces, this delightful property offers an attractive and substantial home for a large family.

Discreet and set back from the main road, the house is accessed via a long drive that leads to a double garage. It is just a short walk from Inverness City Centre and falls in the catchment area for Crown Primary and Millburn Academy, both highly respected schools.

Upon viewing the property from the drive, it appears the house is just on one floor; however, a lower floor contains several bedrooms and further storage, creating a massive 207 m2 of interior space. This is emphasised by its large hallway, which is finished in light neutrals and has varnished joinery and architraves.

The generously sized double-aspect living room overlooks the garden. A third interior window adds to the sense of space and light, and a large stone fireplace with a hearth creates a striking point of interest in the room.

The large kitchen is in a double L-shaped arrangement, creating a practical and attractive layout that offers plenty of circulation room. A white timber-lined ceiling and pale cream floor and wall cabinets enhance the light and airy ambience, and dark grey worksurfaces and blue-grey tiles provide contrast to create a fresh feeling ambiance. A large utility room provides access to the garden and leads to a blue and white decorated cloakroom with a wash-hand basin and WC.

A large dining room, painted in a neutral palette, has views of the garden and the drive.

The upper floor benefits from three bedrooms; the principal bedroom is finished with a pink feature wall with an elevated garden view and a large built-in wardrobe.

A delightful smaller room has a built-in wardrobe with pink-painted doors and a view of the garden. Two smaller bedrooms, one painted white, the other decorated in blues and with a built-in wardrobe, are comfortably sized and either could be used as an office or craft room.

The family shower room is elegantly finished with grey panels and has a large shower enclosure, and a vanity with a vessel wash-hand basin and a WC.

Carpeted stairs in a white panelled stairwell lead down to the lower floor, where there are two further bedrooms; these large rooms both have intriguing eye-level views of the garden but with windows suitably located to allow the rooms to be filled with natural light.

This floor also has a small sitting room that offers a fantastic space as a playroom, home office, or somewhere for teenagers to use away from the rest of the family.

The lower floor also has an attractive bathroom that is finished in grey and has a bath with a shower over it, a wrap-around vanity with a vessel basin and a WC.

Two generously sized, undecorated box roooms provide valuable additional storage.

Given its city centre location, a notable feature of the house is its large, timber-fenced garden, which is beautifully designed and laid mainly with lawn and herbaceous borders.

24a Southside is an attractive house that is just as lovely as it is. But it also has a huge amount of potential and with just a little decorative updating, it could easily evolve into a stylish contemporary property. But even without that, it remains a fabulous home for a large or multi-generational family.

About Inverness

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.

General Information:
Services: Mains Water, Electric & Gas
Council Tax Band: G
EPC Rating: D(62)
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.

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.