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Shepherd's Cottage, Skelbo Farm, Skelbo, Dornoch, Sutherland, IV25 3QG

3 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

A three bedroom detached property Shepherd's Cottage is located on the edge of a national reserve, Loch Fleet Bird Sanctuary. On the east coast of Sutherland close to the historic town of Dornoch. Originally a shepherd's cottage on the Skelbo Farm. This property has been renovated whilst maintaining its original features. A garden with stream running along the boundary.

VESTIBULE &HALL - The front door leads into a vestibule and then into the hallway with doors to the sitting room living room and the impressive stairs to the first floor.NEWLY CARPETED WITH A SILVER CARPET AND WALLS PAINTED WHITE.
SITTING ROOM - multi fuel stove
LIVING ROOM - The room to the left is neutrally decorated has dual aspect windows, multi fuel stove in a brick fireplace and sits on a slate hearth and original wood floor. A shelved alcove is to the side of the fireplace.
KITCHEN &UTILITY - The kitchen is to the rear of the property, white wall and base units with worktop and free standing cooker and dishwasher. Includes vinyl flooring and roman blind. Double doors lead in to the utility area which has plumbing for a washing machine and ample storage. The kitchen has space for a dining table and chairs. An understairs storage cupboard is located in the passage to the hall.
REAR HALL &CLOAKROOM - Off the kitchen is the rear hall with exit to the rear garden and parking area. A cloakroom with painted white cladding and a w/c.
FIRST FLOOR - The stairs to the first floor splits and one set takes you to a large storage cupboard and the other set to the three bedrooms and bathroom. Neutrally painted and newly laid carpet.
BEDROOM 1 - Bedroom 2 has dual aspect windows, coombed ceiling, wood floor and an original open fireplace.
BEDROOM 2 - Bedroom 2 has dual aspect windows, coombed ceiling, wood floor and an original open fireplace. Fitted cupboard below the side window and Roman blinds included.
BEDROOM 3 - A single bedroom/office with wood floor and an original fireplace
BATHROOM - The bathroom comprises a white three piece suite;- bath, w/c, pedestal wash basin and a corner shower enclosure with white tiles. White heated towel rail.
Oil Fired Central Heating
External Grant Vortex boiler
Septic Tank is shared with neighbour at present and the buyer has 5 years to create their own septic tank
Mixed Single and Double Glazed Windows
LOCATION - Skelbo is nestled alongside the nature reserve at Loch Fleet and is surrounded by Balvraid Farm (A working farm). Located close to the historic town of Dornoch, famous for The Royal Dornoch Golf Course and the long sandy beach. The town has all local amenities and a number of quality shops, bars, restaurants and hotels. Located just off the NC500 Route and close to Royal Dornoch Golf Course

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From the A9 head through Dornoch and at the square take the left turn heading north for 4 miles. Continue past the Embo turning and head for Loch Fleet. At the end of a long straight the road takes a sharp turn to the left continue along this road for approx. 0.5 mile and take the slip road to the left, follow the track until you come to a fork in the road and turn left , the cottages are located there.

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GARDEN - The garden is 694 sq m which includes the property and off road parking, garden front, back and side.

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  • Property added on 21 September 2023
  • Property sold (STCM) on 4 October 2023
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