£200,000 Offers over

3 Upper Dounreay , Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7RP

4 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this traditional country farmhouse in a peaceful rural setting. This character home although in need of upgrading throughout, boasts many fine period features. This imposing home offers spacious family living over two floors, and also has a stone-built steading which could be converted, as well as a private walled garden. The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of a welcoming internal hall which has a feature arch, as well as a beautiful original staircase. There is a spacious and bright family lounge which has a Fyfe stone fireplace with a Caithness flagstone hearth and a cosy open coal fire. The drawing room has dual aspect windows, with deep facings and skirtings. This room would make a superb downstairs bedroom. There is also a WC as well as a shower room located off the hall. The beautiful family kitchen is of good proportions and has an excellent range of solid oak base and wall units with plenty of space for a sofa as well as a table and chairs. Located off the kitchen is a store room, as well as the utility room. There is a staircase in the utility room which leads up to the servants’ quarters in the attic. The original staircase gives access to the first floor where an archway makes a pleasing focal point on the top landing. There are two generous storage cupboards on the first floor, as well as the family bathroom which boasts a shower, as well as a bath and four double bedrooms. The four bedrooms are all of good proportions and benefit from high ceilings, wooden panelling around the windows as well as deep skirtings. There is also plenty of open floor space within the rooms to install en suite bathrooms should one wish to do so. 
Externally there is an area of lawn to the front of this character home, with a walled garden to the side elevation, as well as a stone-built barn which would make an ideal workshop or granny annex. The rear garden is also fully enclosed. The property also benefits from oil central heating and is in close proximity to Dounreay. 
The property is near to a bus route and Reay Primary School. There is a nursery in Reay as well as a golf club.  Further facilities such as supermarkets, a swimming pool, gym, bowling green, and a doctor's surgery are all a short car journey away in Thurso. Secondary education can also be obtained at Thurso High School, and further education can be gained at the University of the Highlands and Islands which is also within the town Thurso,  The town of Wick which is the second largest town in Caithness is a thirty-minute car journey away. Located there is the John O'Groats Airports which offers flights within the UK and Europe, and also the Caithness General Hospital.
EPC  F

Front Vestibule 2.3m x 2.03m

Accessed via a UPVC partially glazed door the vestibule has magnolia painted walls and oak vinyl flooring.  A partially glazed hardwood door leads into the inner hall.
Inner Hall 3.85m x 5.88m
The inner hall has a feature arch and an attractive original stairwell. There is a central heating radiator, coving and a pendant light fitting, as well as a smoke alarm. Doors lead to the lounge, drawing room, kitchen, WC, shower room and under stairs cupboard. There is also a fitted carpet.
Lounge 4.77m x 4.58m
This spacious room boasts a Fyfe stone fireplace with a Caithness flagstone hearth and a cosy open fire.  A carpet has been laid to the floor, there is a central heating radiator and a drop-down light fitting. This room also benefits from a ceiling rose.  A window with wooden panelling and a roller blind can be found to the front elevation. There is also deep facings and skirtings.
Drawing Room 4.44m x 5.44m
This spacious room has dual aspect windows with blinds. There are deep facings as well as skirtings and a central heating radiator. There is also a pendant light fitting. This room is of good proportions and would make an excellent downstairs bedroom.
WC 1.1m x 1.93m
This bright room has a white WC and a built-in basin. Oak vinyl has been laid to the floor and there is also a pendant light fitting.  An opaque window can be found to the rear elevation.
Shower Room 0.87m x 2.25m
This room has a recessed shower as well as a corner wall mounted basin. Vinyl has been laid to the floor, there is a flush glass light fitting and an opaque window can be found to the side elevation.
Kitchen 5.36m x 4.43m
This superb room boasts an excellent range of solid wood base and wall units with laminate worktops. There is a sink with a drainer, a ceramic hob, single oven and a dishwasher. There is also an integral fridge, a central heating radiator, and oak vinyl flooring.  A window can be found to the side elevation, there is a smoke alarm and fluorescent lighting.  Doors lead to he rear hall and the utility.
Rear Hall 3.25m x 1.75m
This room has wooden panelling to half height and houses the consumer unit. There is a UPVC window to the side elevation and vinyl flooring.  A half glazed UPVC door leads outside and an original painted door leads to the store room.
Store Room 4.88m x 2.12m
This bright room boasts dual aspect windows and benefits from built-in stone worktops. Caithness flagstone has been laid to the floor, and there is also a pendant light fitting.
Utility 3.64m x 4.48m
This superb room is of good proportions. There is a stainless-steel sink with a drainer, space can be found for a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a fridge freezer. There is a clothes pulley, and a generous linen cupboard.  A window with a roller blind can be found to the side elevation, there are double sockets and a staircase leads to the attic/servants’ quarters.
Stairwell 4.13m x 4.69m (At Longest And Widest)
A carpeted stairwell leads up to the mid landing where there is a window to the side elevation. The stairwell has wrought iron balustrades with a wooden handrail and features an attractive arch on the first floor. There is a pendant light fitting, a smoke alarm, and a central heating radiator. There are two generous storage cupboards, one of which gives access to the loft void.  Original four panel painted doors lead to the bedrooms and family bathroom.
Family Bathroom 3.11m x 1.89m
This well-presented room has wooden panelling to half height and benefits from a bath as well as shower. There is a pedestal sink, a WC and vinyl flooring. There is a drop-down light fitting, a radiator and a velux window.
Bedroom One 3.46m x 4.46m
This room is of good proportions. The walls have been painted, there is a fitted carpet and a central heating radiator.  A window can be found to the side elevation. There is also a chrome 'four' light fitting.
Bedroom Two 5.56m x 4.44m
This superb room has a feature papered wall and benefits from built in wardrobes, with hanging and shelf space.  A carpet has been laid to the floor, there is a pendant light fitting and a central heating radiator.  A window with curtains can be found to the side elevation. There are also double sockets.
Bedroom Three 4.89m x 3.54m
This spacious room has a window with curtains to the rear elevation.  A carpet has been laid to the floor, there is a central heating radiator, double sockets and a pendant light fitting.
Bedroom Four 4.86m x 3.59m
This generous double room is of good proportions. There is a drop-down light fitting, double sockets and a fitted carpet. It benefits from a central heating radiator, and a window with curtains to the front elevation.
Garden
Externally there is an area of lawn to the front of this character home, with a walled garden to the side elevation as well as a stone-built barn which would make an ideal workshop or granny annex. The rear garden is fully enclosed.

 

 

 

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  • Property added on 13 February 2023
  • New price Offers over £200,000 as of 8 March 2024
    Was: Offers over £220,000
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