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Coldbackie, Lairg, Sutherland, IV27 4XP

2 bedroom cottage for sale

Property Details

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this unique opportunity to purchase a character home in a secluded, tranquil location.  This stone built cottage is need of full renovation throughout but would make a fabulous holiday home.  Surrounded by woodland and located off a quiet country road with superb views towards Rabbit Island, this dwelling offers a traditional lounge which features a multi fuel stove and solid wooden flooring.  There is a fitted kitchen with dual aspect windows as well as a downstairs bathroom and bedroom.  The bedroom benefits from built in storage.  An  original narrow staircase leads up to the first floor landing where there is a storage cupboard and an attic bedroom.  The garden grounds are private and secluded with mature trees and there is also an exterior stone built store adjoining the main house which could be transformed into further living accommodation. 
This property is located in Coldbackie whch is a short driving distance to Tongue which is on the main NC500 route. The beautiful and scenic village of Tongue has two hotels and a post office/tea room/little shop. The village also offers a Doctors Surgery, Primary School and Nursery. There is a self-service petrol station in Tongue village, and a supermarket home delivery service to Tongue area.  The local high school is at Farr, which is approximately thirteens miles East. The nearest town is Thurso, which is forty-three miles away, and has a good range of amenities. It is the most Northerly town in Scotland and benefits from having good coach and rail links South. There is an airport and hospital in Wick, and Inverness is approximately a ninety-mile drive South along Loch Loyal to Altnahara and Lairg.  


Kitchen 4.14m x 3.68m

Accessed via half glazed uPVC door, the kitchen has pine base and wall units with black laminate worktops. There are triple aspect windows, slate tiled flooring with space for a cooker, washing machine and undercounter fridge. There are two pendant light fittings, a central heating radiator and a stainless steel sink with a drainer. A door leads to a storage cupboard which has plumbing and a door leads to the lounge.
Lounge/Dining 6.11m x 3.57m
This room has white painted walls and wooden wall panelling. A step leads up into the lounge area, where there is a wooden fireplace with a multi fuel stove. This room benefits from dual aspect windows, power points as well as a pendant light fitting and wall lights. There is also a central heating radiator. Stairs lead to the first floor and a further door leads to the hall.
Hall 2.18m x 2.85m
This hallway is U shaped and has ceramic floor tiles. There are dual aspect windows and electrical sockets. A hardwood door leads outside and two further doors give access to the bedroom and bathroom.
Bedroom One 2.75m x 3.72m
This spacious room has pine lining to half height and solid wooden flooring. There is a built in cupboard, a central heating radiator, wall lights and dual aspect windows.
Bathroom 2.4m x 1.25m
This room has a white bath, a W.C and a basin which is built into a pine vanity unit. There is a central heating radiator, ceramic flooring and a window to the rear elevation. It also benefits from a pendant light fitting and a wall light.
Upstairs Hall 3.42m x 3.16m
This area of the home has dual aspect windows with a built in storage cupboard.
Bedroom Two 2.70m x 3.16m
This room has a coombed ceiling and built in storage. A beige carpet has been laid to the floor. There is a pendant light fitting and electrical sockets. A window can be found to the front elevation.
Garden Area
Externally there is a stone built shed which is attached to the property which is fully enclosed. There are views towards Rabbit Island from the kitchen window

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  • Property added on 4 March 2024
  • Property Under Offer on 6 March 2024
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