Situated in the heart of one of Scotland’s most beloved cities, this delightful one-bedroom maisonette offers a first-time buyer or prospective investor an attractive place, close to all the best parts of Inverness. With charming features and a superb location near the River Ness, this intriguing property promises a lovely home.
3A Muirtown Street presents several possibilities, it could be an ideal first home for a single professional or a couple. Alternatively, its potential as a holiday rental is significant given the number of tourists who select Inverness as their starting point when visiting the Scottish Highlands.
Built in 1900 and the middle of a terrace in a lively part of Inverness, the property opens onto a white-painted vestibule and painted wooden staircase. Little alcoves and features lining the stairwell suggest its distinctive late Victorian architecture.
The accommodation consists of an open-plan living room and kitchen with a view over the front of the property and a small window over the sink overlooks the rear. The space is painted white with wooden trim and has hard flooring giving it a clean look that creates a blank canvas for new decoration. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall and floor cupboards in a wood finish, with a smart grey worksurface which offsets its tiled walls nicely. There is space for appliances, although there is potential to change the layout of the kitchen if desired. The living area is comfortable and in keeping with the rest of the property, offers several interesting alcoves, bringing shape and character to the room.
A compact shower room completes the first floor and is decorated and tiled in white, this room has a WC, wash hand basin and shower unit.
Upstairs, a small landing opens onto the attic bedroom. This generously proportioned white-painted room has real character with delightfully coombed ceilings and a view to the rear of the property and distant hills.
This property is cleanly decorated throughout and would make a fabulous home for a first-time buyer or investor looking to bring their creativity to a fascinating property. In short, 3a Muirtown Street offers an affordable, easy-to-manage home or holiday letting that makes the most of its proximity to Inverness city centre, which the new owner can upgrade over time if desired.
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.
Services: Mains Water & drainage, electric and gas.
Council Tax Band: B
EPC Rating: G (18)
Entry Date: Early entry available
Home Report: Available on request.
Viewings: 7 Days a week accompanied by agent.
INCLUDED IN THE SALE:
All floor coverings, all fixtures and fittings.
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 Hamish 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.