Idyllic stone cottage in peaceful lane; prestigious city centre location

  • Offers Over £240,000
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Key Selling Points

  • Two bedroom bungalow
  • Popular Crown location
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Large enclosed rear garden
  • Off-street parking for a small vehicle
  • Electrics to be repaired and certified prior to any sale completing
  • Viewings by appointment, 7 days a week
  • Home report available on request
  • Early entry available

Description

This lovely cottage is in Crown, one of the most affluent and desirable areas of Inverness, which despite being only a few minutes’ walk of the city centre, enjoys an almost village-like feel and close community. Offered at outstanding value, and coupled with its fabulous location, 13 Argyle Street presents a rare opportunity to acquire a property of this calibre. Enclosed by a whitewashed stone wall with a driveway to one side, the house has an immaculate front garden laid with gravel and planted with shrubs and enjoys a peaceful setting amongst similar Victorian houses and cottages.

The property has a generous interior space of 77 m2 and opens into an L-shaped hall with textured walls that are painted white, and a taupe tongue and groove wainscot. The living room is especially spacious, accentuated by white walls. Natural timber finishes, including the joinery and mantelpiece emphasise the traditional feel and ambiance, while a deep window gives natural light from the south.

Of note is the well-designed kitchen which has good proportions and an attractive layout. Its L-shaped arrangement and additional preparation areas are fitted with white panelled wall and floor cabinets, stylish black surfaces and striking graphite coloured tiling. An island provides convenient space for informal dining. However, this could easily be removed to create an open space for a freestanding kitchen table and chairs. The kitchen has an adjoining timber sunroom that has views of the garden from three sides and provides an ideal indoor-outdoor living area.

The first bedroom is at the front of the property and is neatly decorated in white creating a sunny and clean feeling space. A coombed and beamed ceiling add character. The principal bedroom is at the rear of the house and enjoys a great view of the garden through its two large windows. White painted and light filled, this generous space features an alcove for storage and benefits from a L-shaped layout which provides privacy. The bathroom is tiled in white and blue and has a claw foot bath with shower over it and a WC. A cabinet is finished in a soft grey holds a white wash-hand basin.

Outside, a large garden is enclosed with a timber fence, and is laid mainly with gravel. It includes a pretty timber house and two timber stores painted grey to complement the interior of the property. A gate opens to the drive and several rockeries with mature plants and trees provide a striking sculptural look. With its strong proportions and private setting, especially for a city centre location, this space has considerable potential to become a fantastic urban garden. This is an incredible property in an outstanding area of Inverness which will make a wonderful home for a couple or individual. The area is also one of the most popular with visitors to Inverness and could therefore be of interest as a holiday home. Properties as feature rich in this location at this valuation are increasingly rare, and viewing is recommended.

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 & drainage, electric and gas.
Council Tax Band: D
EPC Rating: D (56)
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 curtains and blinds and all integrated kitchen appliances.

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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