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Old Scrabster House, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7UJ

6 bedroom semi-detached for sale

Property Details

Yvonne Fitzgerald and RE/MAX Premier, are delighted to present to the market, this dwelling within a historic mansion house.

Originally built in 1834, this historic property was built on theremains of old Scrabster Castle for the Bishop of Caithness. Steepedin history, this Scottish Renaissance house has many ornate facades tothe exterior of this delightful home, including features such as, anOriginal Gothic carved door to the east entrance, corniced end ridges,apex ball finials, crowsteps, with sash and case windows.
Seperated into two seperate wings in 1953, this substantial 'C' listedmanor now incorporates a grand family 3 bedroom home with it's ownseperate basement annexe, which would be suitable for an elderlyrelative or alternatively generate a rental income.

The property is in keeping with it's Georgian origins and boasts manyperiod features internally. There is a stunning original mirrored doorwhich leads into the spacious front vestibule. This area of themagnificent property boasts an ornante wrought iron staircase and giveaccess to the grand drawing room with classical pillars, deep facingsand splendid fireplace. The kitchen, which is galley style has it'sown built in seating area for the evergrowing family. To the rear ofthe hall is the spacious family bathroom. The dining room is grand andoverlooks the beautiful garden grounds from it's sash and case windows.

The hallway has a stunning wrought iron curved staircase with anoutstanding alcove at the top landing. The original pitch pine doorshave all been painted white and give access to the beautifullyproportioned master bedroom with it's own en suite shower room.  Twofurther double bedrooms and
the study with family bathroom are located on this first floor.  Thebedrooms all have views over the Pentland Firth or the stunning Scottishcountryside.

The basement annexe is seperate and has it's own portal window.  All therooms within this one bedroom apartment are well proportioned, and iteven has it's own dining hall. 
The bathroom is as big as some people's bedrooms, and the lounge of theproperty has a window to the front elevation, along with a periodfeature fireplace.  This room is light and bright like the rest of therooms within this home.  The spacious bedroom is located to the frontelevation of the property and has also been decorated in keeping withthe style of the apartment.  The galley style white kitchen offers amplestorage space within it's white base and wall units. The propertybenefits from oil-fired central heating and secondary glazing throughoutand the present vendor is willing to include some items of furniturewithin the sale.

Access is  from the public road,  via a tree lined driveway which isshared with the adjoining property, which was a later addition to theoriginal house.
There is a stone- built double garage , with a private  walled garden which  possesses two wooden garden sheds.

The property is located a short drive from the most mainlands mostnortherly town of Thurso.  Nearby, within walking distance are busroutes, several restaurants and a cafe.  Thurso has both rail and buslinks throughout the Scottish Highlands.  Schooling is at PennylandSchool and there are many coastal walks near to the property which isjust a stones throw away from the beach.

Viewing this property is highly recommended to appreciate both  thehertiage, Georgian features and outstanding coastal views on offer.

Please contact us direct on 01847 890826 or email info@remax-thurso.net - for further details or to arrange a viewing.Yvonne Fitzgerald and RE/MAX Premier, are delighted to present to the market, this dwelling within a historic mansion house.

Grand Hall
The Grand Hall gives access to the drawing room, kitchen, dining room and stairs to the first floor landing. This beautiful hall has a double power point, picture light and wall mounted radiator. There are two storage cupboards one of which has a stair well leading to the self contained.

Dining Room - 15' 1'' x 15' 1'' (4.6m x 4.59m)
The dining room is flooded with natural light and has amazing views over looking the garden from it's sash and case windows.This stylish room boasts three picture lights, a glass front alcove with display shelves and a cupboard with shelving with in.There are central heating radiaitors and double aspect windows.

Kitchen/Diner - 15' 1'' x 10' 4'' (4.6m x 3.14m)
This well proportioned kitchen/diner boasts ample wall and base units, a stainless steel sink, multi plug power points with a telephone connection point. There are wall mounted radiators and plenty of built in storage cupboards. a seating area has been built in and well designed to the rear of this room. The room has amazing views overlooking Scrabster Harbour from it's sash and case windows.

Lounge - 19' 11'' x 16' 8'' (6.06m x 5.07m)
This stunning and spacious room has a beautiful original Georgian open fire with original brass hood and a tiled hearth. There are classical pillars and beautiful coving, two power points and wall mounted radiators. The views from the windows are stunning,from one window you can see all of Thurso and Thurso east, Thurso beach,while the other window overlooks Scrabster beach and harbour and out over the Pentland Firth

Stairs to first floor landing
The stunning original wrought iron curved staircase has been carpeted and has a recessed picture alcove, to the left of the stairwell, with an ornate mirror. This area of the home is very grand and gives access to the stairwell landing, master bedroom, 2 further bedrooms, study and bathroom. There is an unusal skylight window which gives plenty of natural light through the high ceilings which this area has. There is also a useful built in bookcase.

Bedroom 1 - 20' 0'' x 15' 5'' (6.09m x 4.71m)
This beautiful large bedroom has an en suite comprising WC, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard, built in shower cubicle and ceiling vent. The bedroom also has a window seat perfect for looking out and admiring the beautiful views out to sea and towards Thurso East. There are multiple power points and two wall mounted radiators.

bedroom 2 - 11' 10'' x 10' 9'' (3.61m x 3.27m)
The second bedroom is generous and consists of two double power points, with storage cupboards that boast built in shelving, and hanging space.This room has a sink in with built in vanity unit. The room is carpeted and has a cental heating radiator.

Study - 7' 4'' x 8' 0'' (2.24m x 2.45m)
The study is well equipped with a built in desk. There is ample shelving here within this room which is well laid out to maximise floor space.This room has been carpeted and has a window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 3 - 15' 5'' x 15' 2'' (4.69m x 4.62m)
Another double bedroom which has built in wardrobes and separate storage cupboards with shelving. There is a vanity unit with wash hand basin with storage space. This room has 3 power points and two wall mounted radiators.This room has been carpeted and has outstanding views.

Family Bathroom - 13' 0'' x 6' 0'' (3.96m x 1.83m)
The bathroom comprises WC, bath with electiric shower a built in vanity unit with hand wash basin, cupboard, mirror and wall light. There is a wood paneled ceiling and also a heated towel rail.

Basement vestible - 7' 4'' x 3' 7'' (2.24m x 1.09m)
UPVC door leading to entrance door, stone walls, coal store.

Hall way - 7' 2'' x 8' 0'' (2.19m x 2.44m)
Hallway leading to dining area, kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Wall mounted radiator.

Dining area - 15' 0'' x 15' 9'' (4.57m x 4.80m)
This large dining area is of a great size, with a storage cupboard.

Drawing Room - 14' 10'' x 14' 8'' (4.51m x 4.46m)
The drawing room is South facing and over looks the beautiful garden. The focal point of this room is the stunning carved fireplace which contrasts with the built in unit. This area of the home has been carpeted and there is an attractive light fitting.

Flat Bathroom - 14' 10'' x 9' 11'' (4.51m x 3.01m)
The grand bathroom consists of WC, pedestal wash hand basin,with a bath and an electric shower over the bath. There is also a large storage cupboard which houses the oil central heating boiler and an original clothes pulley.

Flat Kitchen - 12' 8'' x 9' 6'' (3.85m x 2.89m)
The kitchen consists of multi power point and has a great mixture of wall and base units

The outside of this property is absolutely stunning. Magnificently set in beautiful peaceful garden grounds with trees all around for privacy, there is a tree lined driveway which leads to a large parking area for numerous vehicles.To the side of this home is stone built double garage which has power and light with two wooden storage sheds. This property boasts from having a generous garden plot which is full enclosed with stone built walls.The garden grounds are well maintained with flower borders, shrubbery areas and mature trees.

Flat Bedroom - 14' 1'' x 15' 5'' (4.3m x 4.7m)
The Bedroom is a great size double, ample space for storage. Window overlooks the lawn and wall mounted radiator and multi power point access.

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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