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RE/MAX are delighted to bring to the market a rare opportunity to purchase two adjoining 3-bedroom semi-detached cottages along with a former cafe and large garage with pit. This attractive stone-built property also has a large easily maintained garden to the rear and an expansive area of hard standing to the front. This property would immediately lend itself to be used as a large family home, a small business, a B &B, or holiday homes with letting potential. Further development may be possible (subject to planning permission) to achieve maximum potential as all available services are in situ. The stone-built property was formerly part of Dunbeath Estates and the buildings have previously been used as a blacksmiths, joinery, haulage yard and cafe. The living accommodation is currently split into two separate houses linked through a connecting door. The former cafe and separate garage are in sound condition and could be converted into additional living accommodation (subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permissions) with relative ease as all services are still connected and serviceable. The accommodation of BRIDGEND comprises: HALLWAY, LOUNGE/DINING ROOM, KITCHEN/DINER , CONSERVATORY, THREE BEDROOMS & BATHROOM. The property benefits from CALOR GAS CENTRAL HEATING &DOUBLE-GLAZING THROUGHOUT.The accommodation of SMITHY comprises: HALLWAY, LOUNGE, KITCHEN/DINING ROOM,THREE BEDROOMS &BATHROOM.The property benefits from OIL-FIRED CENTRAL HEATING &DOUBLE-GLAZING THROUGHOUT.The former cafe (98.3sq.m) is generally in a sound condition in addition to a large reception area also comprises of a kitchen area and additional toilet areas. The electricity, water and drainage services are still connected.The garage (75sq.m) has large double doors and a covered inspection pit. This building was previously the joiner's shed and has electricity connected.LOCATIONThe hamlet of DUNBEATH is situated 20 miles south of WICK but due to recent road improvements INVERNESS can be reached in approximately 2 hours. The former fishing village sits at the mouth of the Dunbeath Water with this river reaching the sea at picturesque Portormin Harbour. The cliffs on the south side are overlooked by the stunning Dunbeath Castle (former seat of Clan Sinclair) perched right on the edge and said to have underground tunnels. Dunbeath was also the birthplace of Neil Gunn (1891-1973), author of The Silver Darlings, Highland River etc., many of whose novels are set in Dunbeath and its Strath. The beautiful but rugged Caithness coastline is rich in bird and wildlife. The nearby hills of Morven &Scaraben offer a stiffer walking challenge than many Munros. The area has a very rich archaeological landscape, the site of numerous Iron Age brochs and an early medieval monastic site.GARDENS AND DRIVEWAY - There is a enclosed large garden and small orchard area to the rear of the property with extensive parking to the front.SERVICES: Mains electricity, Water and Drainage. COUNCIL TAX BAND: B for both Bridgend &Smithy each.ENTRY: By mutual agreement.INTEREST: It is important your solicitor notifies this office of your interest, otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge. THE PROPERTY MISDESCRIPTIONS ACT 1991: The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any measurements stated therein are approximate only. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what is included in the sale.
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