Tigh Raneach, Strath Road, Helmsdale KW8 6JL

£275,000 OIRO
  • Ref: MMKW8040820KB
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Driveway, Single Garage
  • Outside Space: Mature/Established Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • 4 Bedroom detached cottage
  • Charming character home
  • Large garden (fully enclosed)
  • Close to local amenities and transport links
  • Garage and workshop
  • Home report and floor plan on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

Monster Moves is pleased to bring to the market this charming renovated and extended cottage with 4 bedrooms, study, dining room, kitchen and large lounge. Outdoor there is a garage, workshop, polytunnels, pergola and summer house, all in an enclosed garden and looking over fields and to the hill behind. The house is tastefully decorated and original features have been maintained whilst still providing a modern family home.

The property is located on the outskirts of the village of Helmsdale on the east Sutherland coast. The property is within walking distance of primary school, shops and a range of other amenities. Helmsdale is very community spirited village and has many clubs and events going on in the community centre and the museum at Timespan.

EPC Rating -E

Council Tax Band - E

Full Details

SUN LOUNGE (4.8m x 2.8m)
The main entrance to the the property is through the sun lounge, a wonderful south facing room with dwarf walls and glass on three sides. A spacious room neutrally decorated with tiled flooring. There is an exposed ammonite fossil in the original wall as a feature.

LIVING ROOM (4.0m x 10.0m)
The living room has been extended in to a spectacular room with split level areas. The upper level has an original fireplace with a multi fuel stove. The lower level has a large window over looking the rear garden and a glass door leading out to the garden.

DINING ROOM (3.4m x 4.0m)
The dining room is a central room and leads into the kitchen and also the east wing with the study, library and master suite.

KITCHEN (2.7m (3.5m) x 5.6m)
A spacious kitchen with an abundance of white base and wall units. There is a walk in larder with shelving all around. An american fridge freezer is surrounded by storage units. The kitchen has lots of worktop space and a breakfast bar with a lower level seating area, an integrated dishwasher and ceramic hob and eye level oven.

UTILITY (2.2m x 2.2m)
The back door to the property is through the utilty hall with glass windows on 2 sides giving magnificent views of the garden and the hill behind. The utility has a worktop with space for a washing machine, tumble drier and freezer. There are coat hooks and space for boots.

STUDY CRAFT ROOM (3.0m x 3.0m)
This room has been developed as a well equipped and well functioning office. Bespoke shelving and desk area.

MASTER BEDROOM (3.0m x 6.8m)
The master suite is spectacular with its fitted wardrobes and dressing area along with 2 large velux windows in the coombed ceiling. the room is neutrally decorated and very spacious and airy.

EN SUITE (2.1m x 27m)
The large en suite is spacious and has a walk in shower enclosure with power shower. There are two basins sitting on a tiled pedestal with 2 mirrors and lights behind. A heated chrome towel radiator and the bathroom is tiled throughout with porcelain tiles.


BEDROOM 2 (3.6m x 4.2m)
A double bedroom with coombed ceilings and an original cast iron fireplace with wooden surround. Original alcove, cupboard, skirting, architrave on doors.

BEDROOM 3 (3.6m x 4.2m)
A double bedroom with coombed ceilings and an original fireplace and alcove with shelving. There is a cupboard contains the water tank and shelving for linen. Original alcove, skirting, architrave on doors.

BEDROOM 4 (3.4m x 3.4m)
A twin room to the rear of the property with dual aspect velux and window.

BATHROOM (2.3m x 2.6m)
The family shower room has heritage w/c and washbasin in a vanity unit. The shower enclosure is tiled and the room has tiles on the lower half of the room. A velux window.

The garden to the front (south) of the property is mainly laid to lawn with a Caithness slate patio area next to the sun lounge. The garden is enclosed with stone walls and wrought iron gates. A driveway leads up to the garage door. Mature trees and hedging give privacy.
The rear garden is beautifully manicured and terraced with a pergola on a patio and paths leading to a summer house. There are 2 poly tunnels and a pond with waterfall.

GARAGE & WORKSHOP (2.7m x 5.2m 4.0m x 4.5m)
Access to the garage is via an up and over door from the driveway and also from the rear through the workshop.
To the rear of the garage is a storage room and then a workshop with workbench and shelving suitable for most handymen.

Council Tax Band - E
EPC Rating - E
Floor area 202 sq m (approx)
Built circa 1900s
Central heating by oil fired boiler
Mains drainage
Conservatory added circa 2004

Entering Helmsdale from both the south and north take the turning between the Belgrave Hotel and Bannockburn Inn and take the right at the mini roundabout towards the Strath, after a half mile turn right at Helmsdale Golf club. Follow the road round to the right and Tigh Raneach can be found at the end of the road . Please park here and enter the gate to the right and knock on the sun lounge door..

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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