Lilleshall House, Lilleshall Street, Helmsdale, Sutherland KW8 6JQ

£280,000 OIRO
  • Ref: MMKW8010821KB
  • Type: Link Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway, Single Garage
  • Outside Space: Enclosed Rear Garden, Mature/Established Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Character 4 bedroom stone built house
  • Secluded and private garden
  • Driveway and garage
  • Home report, floor plan and walkthrough video on Monster Moves website
  • Immaculate condition throughout

Property Summary

A stunning stone built three storey house with an extensive private garden sits in the seaside village of Helmsdale on the east coast of Sutherland. The property comprises four bedrooms (one with en suite), lounge, kitchen/diner, bathroom and cloakroom. the outside space comprises: a terraced garden, courtyard, decked area, grassed area with garden shed and drive and garage.

Helmsdale is a pretty coastal village (a population of approx. 900) and offers all local amenities;- Primary school, local shops, Doctors Health Centre and community centre. Helmsdale is steeped in history and this can be observed at the award-winning Timespan Heritage Centre, which facilitates many community and heritage events.

As well as being situated on the A9 and NC500, Helmsdale lies at the mouth of the River Helmsdale and has a harbour for both fishing and pleasure boats. This area offers Golf, scenic walks, tennis courts, and fossil hunting. Public transport via train and bus runs through the village north and south with Inverness an hour and a half away.

Full Details

A central entrance hall with the lounge to one side and the kitchen to the other. The grand stairs is ahead of you with a stained glass window half way up the stairs . There is an under stairs cloakroom and a coat cupboard as you come in the front door.

The lounge has original door, facings, coving and a traditional open cast iron fireplace with pitched pine mantle piece sitting on a Caithness slate hearth. The room is neutrally decorated and has wooden flooring.

A spacious dining/kitchen with an abundance of base and wall units, a 7 ring, 2 oven range cooker, space for a washing machine, dishwasher tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. The kitchen has an island with focal lights above and also plenty of space for a dining table and chairs.

The cloakroom is cleverly positioned below the stairs and comprises of a wash basin and w/c and a further storage cupboard.

The winding 180 degree stairs with original spindles and bannister curve around and has a large stained glass window of a heron.

A grand bedroom with traditional open fire and cupboard to the side. An en suite comprising; corner shower, w/c and corner wash basin. The room is neutrally decorated and has many original features as well as a view south across the rooftops of Helmsdale and to the hillside beyond.

A spacious bathroom with roll top bath, white vintage wash basin and w/c.

A large bedroom with space for a bed and free standing furniture and a sofa. Original features and views over Helmsdale.

The stairs once again winds up to the second floor and is carpeted. there is a velux window above to let in light and has a view to the hill behind. There are a number of storage cupboards on the landing.

A double bedroom with coombed ceiling, presently used as an office.

A double bedroom with coombed ceiling

The foot entrance to the property is from Lilleshall Street through a tall gate and into a private garden with an abundance of flowers and shrubs. there is a raised decked area that captures the sun most of the day. To the side and rear of the property is a courtyard which is presently used for washing and a covered are for storing bikes etc.
There is a meandering stairway leading from the front garden to the upper level where you will find another garden which is laid to lawn and has mature trees around the boundary for privacy. A gate takes you out to the driveway (can hold at least 4 vehicles) and the large single garage.

Council Tax Band - B
EPC Rating - F
Internal floor area - 121 sq m (approx)
Built in 1886

From the A9 corner at the Helmsdale Hostel take the Old Caithness road and then take the second road on your left, Lilleshall Street and the house is first gate on your right.

Virtual Tour

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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