Woodside, 5 West Shinness, Lairg, Sutherland IV27 4DW

  • Ref: MMIV27170920KB
  • Type: Cottage, Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway, Single Garage
  • Outside Space: Mature/Established Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • SOLD
  • 4 Bedroom detached cottage
  • Garage and workshop
  • Traditional stone built house
  • Views over Loch Shin and hills beyond
  • Home report and floor plan on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

* SOLD *
Woodside is a chocolate box cottage set on an elevated position along Loch Shin with views of amazing highland scenery. The stone built cottage has 4 bedrooms on the first floor and sitting room, bathroom, kitchen dining room and open plan to a living room on the ground floor. From every window are views of the hills and loch with its ever changing seasons and weather there is always a spectacular view.

Lairg is a small village close by and is in the centre of Sutherland, there is a local shop, butcher, chemist, doctors, hairdresser, restaurant, pub and primary school and an electric car charging point in the centre of the village. There are bus routes and a train station, where you can head both north and south on the east coast route. From Lairg it is 25 miles to the town of Tain with an abundance of shops, supermarkets (Tescos, Lidl and Asda), restaurants and golf courses. Inverness is only 48 miles from Lairg and a further 6 miles to the airport which has daily flights to London, Manchester, Bristol and Amsterdam.

Full Details

Entry to the cottage is through the front door into a hallway with all rooms leading from it and the stairs leading to the first floor. There is an understairs cupboard.

LIVING ROOM (4.5m x 4.4m)
The living room is open plan through to the kitchen and could be used as a formal dining room. An open stone fireplace with multi fuel burner and slate hearth. There is an alcove to the side and a glass door leading into the hall.

The kitchen dining room is spacious with white base units, laminate worktop and white brick tiles as a splashback. Space for washing machine, fridge, there is an integrated electric oven and gas hob and a free standing Stanley range that provides the central heating. Windows at varying heights make for an interesting feel and views over the fields. There is a door leading to the rear hall which has 2 storage cupboards and coat hooks.

SITTING ROOM (3.1m x 4.4m)
A formal sitting room with dual aspect windows framing the stunning views outside, It has a neutral carpet and an open stone fireplace with wood mantle and slate hearth.

BATHROOM (1.6m x 2.4m)
The bathroom has a white three piece suite with pedestal wash basin, w/c and bath with overhead shower from the mains. Vinyl flooring and neutrally decorated.

UPPER HALL (6.5m x 1.8m)
The stairs lead up to the centre of the landing where you will find 4 bedrooms, a cupboard and walk in wardrobe. Two velux and a window on the stairs lets lots of light into the hall.

BEDROOM 1 (3.0m x 4.4m)
A dual aspect bedroom with stunning views over the loch. A cream carpet in all bedrooms.

BEDROOM 2 (2.9m x 2.4m)
A large single room with views over the fields behind the house.

BEDROOM 3 (2.2m x 2.4m)
A large single room with views over the fields behind the house. a fitted cupboard.

BEDROOM 4 (3.0m x 4.4m)
A dual aspect bedroom with stunning views over the loch. A cream carpet in all bedrooms.

Council Tax Band - D
EPC Rating -G
Floor area - 129 sq m (approx)
Built in 1881

A metal built garage on a concrete base with tin roof. The large workshop has power and light and the original milk store is to the rear of the property and is a useful storage shed.

The property sits on a half acre of garden with mature trees and hedging. There is a sweeping driveway up to the property with ample parking and turning space for cars and an enclosed paddock to the rear with a summer house sitting on an elevated position with panoramic views. The front garden is laid to lawn with a stone built wall creating a terrace in front of the cottage.

From Lairg take the A 836 north heading towards Tongue. After approx 2.5 miles take the turning left onto the A838 towards Laxford Bridge After about 4 miles you will see Woodside a yellow cottage sitting on an elevated position to the right If you reach West Shinness Lodge you have gone too far.

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Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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