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BACK ON THE MARKET - £15,000 BELOW VALUATION! A rare opportunity to secure a picturesque semi detached property in the seaboard village of Ardersier, enjoying a 5 minute leisurely drive from Inverness Airport, whilst just 10 minutes from Nairn and 15 minutes from Inverness.
The main house is arranged over 3 levels and is awash with history, being built circa 1820 as officer accommodation for the nearby Fort George. It sits prominently in the village square, opposite the church, in a conservation area. The property retains much of it's character and charm such as the rear family room with it's original inglenook fireplace, said to date back further to the 1700's.
The house comprises: 4 double bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, large office/hobby room, family bathroom, en-suite shower room and downstairs WC. There is also an attached garage and a good sized garden which is fully enclosed.
The property is accessed from the front through a period design, double glazed conservatory with tiled floor. The main hall is then accessed through an original half-glazed door.
The hall runs from the front to the rear of the house and leads to all the principal rooms on the ground floor, as well as a large under stairs storage cupboard.
The focal point of this elegant room is the fabulous original, working fireplace which dominates and yet soothes the eye. This is a spacious, welcoming room with fully fitted carpets and an abundance of original features including the alcove shelving.
This room has enough space to adapt itself to a variety of uses for modern day living. It retains it's natural wood finish and is currently used as a formal dining room, excellent for entertaining guests.
The kitchen is superbly finished and hosts a vast array of floor and wall mounted units, including eye level double oven, electric hob, integrated dish-washer, fridge-freezer plus space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. With splash backs and half tiled walls and a lovely tiled floor this room makes an excellent place to create your finest dishes. The two large windows supply a good amount of natural light, with flush mounted ceiling and under cabinet lighting also fitted.
This good sized room located to the rear of the main house, could equally be used as a snug or library and boasts an original inglenook fire-place. There is access to the study/hobby room via a custom-made wooden staircase. Doors lead to spacious storage in cupboards and a downstairs WC (5'4"x2'4") with wash hand-basin.
The stairs are in a classic style with wooden handrails and decorative cast iron railings leading first to a half landing with access to the family bathroom and then on to the first floor landing which is flooded with light from the large picture window overlooking the front aspect.
The staircase leads further on to the second floor with it's separate storage cupboard and Velux window to the rear once again providing natural light.
The master bedroom benefits from fitted double wardrobes and drawer units with a further original linen cupboard on the rear wall. It's bright and airy feel is helped by windows overlooking the front and rear gardens. The room is fully carpeted and has an elegantly tiled corner en suite with quadrant shower and washbasin.
This bathroom matches old style character with modern convenience. The large freestanding roll top bath with hand-held shower head is complemented by a WC and washbasin. The walls are half wood-panelled with bright, neutral decor.
Bedroom 2 sits opposite the master bedroom and is a spacious airy room with a large window, complete with window seat, overlooking the village square. The room is fully carpeted, with pine half panelled walls and an original lined cupboard.
Office / Study
The study/hobby room is on the first floor to the rear of the house and is accessed via a separate stair from the family room. It is spacious with combed ceiling and a dormer style window, and benefits from an abundance of storage areas.
This spacious double bedroom is on the second floor and enjoys great views across to the Black Isle and Chanonry Point. It is fully carpeted.
This double bedroom on the second floor retains much character from it's original horseshoe cast iron fireplace and enjoys a pleasing aspect to the front of the property. The room is fully carpeted and is also accessed from the second floor landing.
There is a very generous garden complete with lawn and shrubs at lower level, a middle terrace predominated by trees and and bushes, with the remainder of the land extending up to the crest of the hill given to natural woodland. The sheltered lower levels include a patio laid with flagstones, a greenhouse and sheds plus a screened oil storage tank.
The attached garage may be accessed from the front via the up and over door or from the rear garden through a stable door. The garage is complete with light and power, and houses the oil-fired boiler in a rear workshop.
To the front of the property, the house stands back from the main road allowing off road parking and access to the garage. There is an easily maintained front garden laid mainly to gravel with planted borders.
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