- Detached 3 bedroom cottage
- Character cottage
- Sits in the seaside village of Rosemarkie
- Large enclosed garden
- Floorplan and and virtual video on website
- UNDER OFFER
Located in the picturesque coastal village of Rosemarkie on the Black Isle, this family home boasts 3 double-bedrooms, two full bathrooms (one of which is en suite), off-street parking and a generously sized garden. Full of character, the spacious kitchen and dining area is open plan with cathedral ceilings and the cozy lounge features a free-standing log stove. The accessible loft-space as well as bedroom closet spaces allow for a great deal of storage. This 18th century detached villa has recently been upgraded with central heating and double-glazed windows and still maintains its cosy cottage charm. Viewing is recommended to fully appreciate the character within.
Outside, the house is surrounded by a fully-enclosed garden at ground level with established shrubs, flowerbeds, raspberries, wild strawberries, blackberries, gooseberries, red and black currants, as well as a cherry tree, apple tree, and plum tree. There is also a timber shed supplied with electricity. Above, there is a large raised area for flower/vegetable beds. The driveway is able to hold two vehicles. Rosemarkie Beach and the Fairie Glen is just across the street.
Amenities such as the Rosemarkie Beach Cafe, Rosemarkie Beach, the Fairie Glen, local pub, restaurant and Spar shop are on the doorstep, with the dolphin-watching at Chanonry Point, Fortrose Academy, Avoch Primary, Golf Course, medical practice, post office, leisure centre, and Coop just a few minutes’ drive away. The community centre is next door and there is regular bus service to Inverness and Fortrose. Rosemarkie is approx. 16 miles from the Highland capital of Inverness where a comprehensive range of shops and services can be found. Inverness Airport is located at Dalcross approx. 7.5 miles east of Inverness.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM (5.7m x 4.1m)
Entrance to the property from the driveway is via the side door and into a small porch that leads to the kitchen/dining room. The porch has shelving for shoes/boots and space for hanging coats. The kitchen/dining room is spacious with the kitchen to one side and the dining area on the other side, brought together by the exposed ceiling beams that run the length of the room. The windows, fitted with blackout thermal pull-up curtains, look out in the direction of the Moray Firth, and in the winter when the foliage is reduced the view is of the water. Velux windows allow sunlight to flood the room all year long. The wall and base units are painted duck egg blue and there is an integrated oven and hob. There is space for an American fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and tumble dryer.
LOUNGE (3.7m x 3.0m)
A cosy room with dual aspect windows, both fitted with blackout thermal pull-up curtains, and a free standing log stove on a Caithness slate hearth and laminate wood effect floor. From the lounge there is access to the ground floor master bedroom and en suite, the stairs which lead to the first floor, and the door that leads to the hall of the formal front door and w/c.
HALL & CLOAKROOM
The formal front entrance leads into a pine-clad hall and cloakroom, which leads into the lounge on the right and the w/c and wash basin to the left.
BEDROOM 1 (3.8m x 3.2m)
A ground floor bedroom with dual aspect windows and an en suite shower room.
EN-SUITE (2.4m x 1.7m)
The shower room comprises of a white wash basin, toilet, and shower enclosure with mains supply pressure, as well as a chrome heated towel rail. The windows are frosted for privacy.
BEDROOM 2 (3.1m x 4.0m)
This double bedroom has fitted wool carpet and dual aspect windows fitted with blackout thermal pull-up curtains.
BEDROOM 3 (3.2m x 2.9m)
Presently used as an home office but otherwise a double bedroom with fitted wool carpet and fitted with blackout thermal pull-up curtain.
BATHROOM (1.8m x 2.5m)
The family bathroom has a white three-piece suite of wash basin, toilet, and bath with overhead shower. There is also a chrome heated towel rail. The windows are frosted for privacy.
The garden is fully enclosed with a fence and features mature trees and bushes around the property. There is a small flower garden to the front and a good sized garden to the side mainly laid to lawn and with a wooden shed connected to electricity. There are steps that lead up to the elevated vegetable garden. To the rear of the property is the oil tank and a log store.
There is room on the driveway for 2 vehicles and wrought iron gates for security.
Council Tax Band - E
EPC Rating - E
Internal Floor Area - 100 sq m
Mains water, electricity and drainage
Oil fired central heating
Wooden casement double glazing windows (majority replaced approx. one year ago)
Built circa 1880
From the A9 at Tore roundabout take the A832 towards Fortrose. go through Fortrose and head for Rosemarkie. Head along High Street until you see the Plough Inn and the property is situated around the left hand bend and is the first house on the left.