£245,000 Offers Over

Shambles, Latheron, Caithness, KW5 6DW

7 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

The Property
This beautifully, newly-built and substantial seven bedroom detached house is situated in the peaceful wooded hamlet of Smerral. There are views all around over open countryside, with especially attractive views along the richly wooded strath of the Latheronwheel burn. In excellent decorative order the spacious accommodation comprises lounge, kitchen/diner room, utility room, shower room, seven bedrooms (two of which are ensuite), family area, attic area which has the potential to create further accommodation and bathroom. The ground floor accommodation, bedroom with ensuite and separate lounge area has the potential for a sef contained granny flat. The property benefits from oil central heating and upvc double glazing throughout. The fully enclosed garden is mainly laid to grass with a gravelled driveway which permits parking for several vehicles and leads to an attached double garage, which has power and light. The property is set in 2 acres of land including two stables and a hen house. The property was completed in 2008 and is still covered by the 10-year NHBC warranty. There is an additional 7 and a half acres approximately of land that can be sold by separate negotiation.


The Area
Latheron, is located on the junction of the A9 (Inverness to Thurso road). Latheron has a mobile Post Office. Latheronwheel is about one mile to the south and has a butcher's shop. Lybster is approximately 3 miles to the north, which has all the amenities required for everyday living including hotels, bank, health centre, shops, primary school, bowling club, nine hole golf course, and churches. The town of Wick is 16 miles and is the most northerly town on the East Coast. Wick is a Royal Burgh and County town with the Council offices and the Sheriff Court, and offers shoppers multiple stores such as Boots, Co-op, Lidl, Tesco, Homebase, Superdrug Poundstrechers and Argos, together with all the Scottish banks. Primary and secondary education is fully provided. Wick has an Airport with direct flights to Aberdeen and Edinburgh and a railway link to Inverness and further south.

Partially glazed UPVC door to –

Front porch – 1.88m x 2.33m. One double power point. Radiator. Loft access by hatch. Tiled flooring. Fifteen pane wooden door to –

Main hall – Accessing lounge, kitchen/diner, bedroom 1, bedroom 2/office, stairs to first floor landing. Two double power points. Telephone connection point. Smoke detector. Under stairs storage cupboard. Radiator. Solid wood flooring.

Lounge – 3.97m x 5.86m. Six double power points. Television aerial outlet. Telephone connection point. Two radiators. Closed in solid fuel fire with a tiled hearth and wooden surround.

Kitchen/diner – 4.05m x 8.21m. Nine double power points. Two single power points. Television aerial outlet. Wall and base units with stainless steel sink and drainer. Integral electric oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood. Solid fuel Rayburn with back burner. Breakfast bar. Two radiators. Plumbed for dishwasher. Door to –

Utility room – 4.77m x 5.07m at widest. Accessing boiler room, shower room and garage. Double aspect. Four double power point. Base units with double sink and drainers. Plumbed for washing machine. Radiator. Loft access by hatch. Storage shelving. Tiled flooring. Half glazed UPVC door to rear garden.

Shower room – 2.59m x 1.87m. WC. Shower enclosure with electric Mira shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring.

Boiler room – 1.31m x 2.13m. Housing central heating boiler. Storage unit. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom 1 – 4.05m x 4.77m. Double aspect. Five double power points. Television aerial outlet. Radiator. Door to –

Ensuite – 1.51m x 2.72m. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built in shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Extractor fan. Radiator. Walls fully tiled. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2/office – 3.03m x 3.99m. Four double power points. Telephone connection point. Radiator.

Stairs to first floor landing - Open plan hallway/family area - 4.56m x 8.35m. Accesses bedrooms 3,4,5,6,7, bathroom. Seven double power points. Television aerial outlet. Smoke detector. Two radiators. Storage cupboard. Loft access.

Bedroom 3/studio – 3.04m x 4.08m. Four double power points. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 – 3.97m x 4.76m. Five double power points. Radiator.

Bathroom – 3.96m x 2.89m. Suite consisting WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath, built in shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Radiator. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Cylinder cupboard. Walls fully tiled. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom 5 – 5.35m x 3.50m. Five double power points. Radiator. Door to –

Ensuite – 2.48m x 2.31m. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bath with over bath thermostatic shower. Radiator. Walls fully tiled. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom 6 – 3.98m x 4.32m. Five double power points. Radiator.

Bedroom 7 – 3.13m x 4.09m. Four double power points. Radiator. Built in cupboard with shelves and hanging space.

Attic – Power and lights. Partially floored. Potential to create further rooms.

Garage – 6.16m x 6.16m. Power and lights. Concrete flooring. Storage cupboards with workspace. Two vehicular roller doors.

Surrounding garden – Fully enclosed garden laid to lawn. Wooden gazebo. Oil central heating storage tank. Clothes drying facilities. Gravel driveway with off road parking for several vehicles.

Land – Approx. 2 acres of grazing fields. Hen houses. Wooden stables. Outbuilding.

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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