Woodend House is an outstanding detached family home in an idyllic and easy-to-access setting, located in an important agricultural area of Inverness. It sits close to the new Dalcross railway station and Inverness Airport and is only two miles from Castle Stuart Golf Course. Sitting in its own grounds and enclosed with dry stone walls, this beautiful property features thick stone walls, lawns, gravel pathways and mature trees. Constructed in approximately 1900, Woodend House is a substantial 166 m2 two-storey property with elegant proportions and a delightful neutral interior, lending this late Victorian villa a feeling of opulence and a contemporary edge.
An attractive double-aspect sitting room is the first room in the house and features a welcome outlook, a wooden floor, and a wood-burning stove in a masonry fire surround. A second reception room is on the opposite side of the house, with a delightful picture window, which is a height suitable for a window seat, a deep hearth with a cast iron wood burner, a beautiful wooden block flooring and a dining area with pretty window overlooking the garden. This splendid living area captures the style of the house very nicely and sets the scene for the rest of the property.
The kitchen, featuring a wooden floor, superior quality floor cabinets, along with wooden worksurfaces and a large range cooker, is spacious, with ample room for a kitchen table or a moveable island. Filled with light from the two large windows and offset with yellow and white tiling, the kitchen has a country ambience and an interesting view over Inverness Airport in the distance as well as open countryside and forestry. A rear hall, benefiting from a stable door, leads to a small boot room and utility area. The ground floor also has a sumptuous bathroom, finished with grey tongue and groove panelling, white sanitaryware and a delightful free-standing roll-top bath with a handheld shower. The addition of grey floor tiles and a ladder towel rail makes this a very attractive and stylish space.
An elegantly designed hallway with radiator covers, a soft neutral palette and a hard floor opens onto a carpeted staircase leading to four first-floor bedrooms. The first part of the split landing features three bedrooms. The principal of these has a coombed ceiling, a built-in wardrobe, and a lovely view of the garden.
The second bedroom has an attractive arched window and deep windows ledge. This room has a pleasing shape accentuated by its sloping ceilings, creating areas of interest and alcoves. A third smaller but still substantial bedroom, currently used as an office, is decorated in pink and has a view of the garden.
On the second landing, a fourth bedroom is decorated in white, emphasising the lovely views from double aspect windows. The second floor has a striking shower room, and the walk-in shower, decorated with white metro tiles, the tongue and groove panelling, and traditionally styled sanitaryware create a luxurious feel.
From the rear hallway, the property has a gravelled patio and drive with some lawn to the edges. There is also a generous wooden deck, protected by a timber pergola and fencing, making it a fabulous area for entertaining, or somewhere to enjoy being outside, while still protected from the weather. A gate leads to a beautiful garden that sweeps around the front of the house and has lawns, borders, shrubs and trees. The property also includes a large timber garage and concrete workshop. Woodend House is a spectacular property in a desirable area with easy access to good schools and services, it will make a delightful and charming family home.
Located nine miles from the City of Inverness, Dalcross is a significant area known for its connection to Inverness Airport and the recently opened railway, connecting it to Inverness and Aberdeen. With a focus on modern conveniences and accessibility, Dalcross is a vital hub for travel and business in the region.
Dalcross is home to Inverness Airport, connecting the Highlands to various domestic and international destinations. It has become a strategic location for trade and industry, boosting the economic growth of nearby cities like Inverness, Nairn, and Forres.
Set within the beautiful Highland landscape, Dalcross combines functionality and aesthetic appeal. Its strategic location within comparatively short driving distances of several major towns, makes it a convenient point for various services and amenities. The synergy between travel, commerce, and leisure reflects the area’s growth and importance in the region.
Dalcross is just nine miles from Inverness, where there are primary and secondary schools, medical facilities, and a broader range of services. Nairn is also close by at only 11 miles away, offering additional education, healthcare, and employment options.
Services: Mains Water, drainage via a septic tank, electric and oil.
Council Tax Band: F
EPC Rating: C (71)
Entry Date: From 1st November 2023
Home Report: Available on request.
Viewings: 7 Days a week accompanied by agent.
INCLUDED IN THE SALE:
All floor coverings, curtains and blinds and the electric Aga kitchen range.
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.
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