Under Offer

£175,000 Offers Over

Swallow Cottage, Forse, Latheron, Caithness, KW5 6DG

2 bedroom bungalow for sale

Property Details

The Property

Set in an idyllic location with 2 acres of land this desirable and attractive traditional stone built detached cottage offers stunning open views across the countryside and out to sea. In excellent decorative order the accommodation comprises of lounge, kitchen and living area, two bedrooms and bathroom. The property benefits from oil central heating and upvc double glazing throughout. The fully enclosed surrounding garden is mainly laid to grass with a vegetable plot, patio area and gravelled driveway which permits parking for several vehicles. There is also a detached garage and show room with power and lighting. Within garden is a self-contained accommodation pod which comprises of kitchen, living and sleeping areas and shower room. The owner runs a very successful clock making business, and would consider selling this by separate negotiation.

The Area

Latheron is located at the junction of the A9 (Inverness to Thurso road) and the A99 road to Wick, this junction is approximately 17 miles south of Wick. Latheron has a Post Office. Latheronwheel is about one mile to the south and has a butcher's shop, and a hotel. Lybster is approximately 3 miles to the north. Lybster is an unspoilt village which has all the amenities required for every day living including hotels, bank, health centre, shops, primary school, bowling club, nine hole golf course, and churches.


UPVC partially glazed door to –

Hall – Accessing all rooms. One double power point. Smoke detector. Wooden flooring.

Living area – Open plan. 9.70m x 4.21m. Quadruple aspect. Seven double power points. Two television aerial outlets. Telephone connection point. Smoke detector.

Kitchen area - Wall and base units with stainless steel sink and drainer. Integral cooker hood. Range style stainless steel cooker with gas hob and double electric oven. Clothes drying pulley. Wooden flooring. Fully glazed French doors to garden.

Lounge area – Hunters multi fuel stove set in a Caithness Stone feature fireplace. Display alcove with storage cupboard below. Partially glazed door to garden. Fully glazed French doors to patio area.

Bedroom 1 – 3.38m x 7.11m at widest point. Double aspect. Five double power points. Two radiators.

Bathroom – 2.31m x 2.36m. Suite consisting WC, bath, pedestal wash hand basin, shower enclosure with Mira Sport electric shower. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Wooden flooring.

Bedroom 2 – 2.85m x 2.34m. One double power point. Radiator.

Walk in cupboard – 1.16m x 1.85m. One double power point. Plumbed for washing machine. Loft access by hatch. Electrics unit. Oil central heating boiler. Storage shelving unit.

Surrounding garden – Fully enclosed garden with lawn, trees, shrubs and flower beds. Vegetable plot. Patio area. Outdoor tap. Large gravel driveway.

Pod – 5.94m x 3.60m. Triple aspect. Six double power points. Fully insulated. Kitchen area - base unit stainless steel sink and drainer. Fully glazed UPVC doors to garden.

Shower room – WC, wash hand basin, shower enclosure wet walled with electric shower, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Show room - 2.70m x 5.32m. Triple aspect. Seven double power points. Two television aerial outlets. Fully insulated. Base units with stainless steel sink and drainer. Wooden flooring. Fully glazed UPVC door to driveway. Shower room – WC, wash hand basin, shower enclosure with electric shower, extractor fan.

Workshop/double garage – 5.38m x 4.63m. Three double power points. Access to floored loft storage space. Multi fuel stove. Work benches. Double wooden vehicular doors. Concrete floor.

Workshop 2 – 4.87m x 3.65m. Four double power points. Concrete floor.

Land - 2 acres of surrounding land

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

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Sold price history for KW5 in past 5 years


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Property History

  • Property added on 14 December 2015
  • Property Under Offer on 14 September 2016
  • New price Offers Over £175,000 as of 8 August 2016
    Was: Offers Over £180,000
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