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Murray House, Portgower, Helmsdale Sutherland KW8 6HL

Portgower, Sutherland, United Kingdom

bed 3
bath 2

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Property Description

A character cottage over-looking the sea in the hamlet of Portgower along the A9 (NC500 Route). Nestled by the coast just 2 miles south of Helmsdale, Murray House is a 2/3 bedroom stone built 13/4 storey cottage with original features. The property overlooks its enclosed garden and then out to the sea.
A garage is accessed from the road and a stone byre is located in the garden and has lots of potential.


Entry to the cottage is through 2 half doors with stained windows and the name Murray House etched in glass above. Terracotta tiles are on the floor and there is access to the sitting room, living room/bedroom 3 bathroom and pine stairs to the 2 bedrooms.


Measurements: 4.10m x 3.30m (13'5" x 10'9")

Into the sitting room with its high ceilings and open stone fireplace with a log burner sitting on a brick hearth. Views out to sea. Door leads to the kitchen.


Measurements: 3.87m x 2.20m (12'8" x 7'2")

A well fitted kitchen with base and wall units and ample worktop. The room has dual aspect windows and space for a kitchen table and chairs. Integrated appliances are fridge/freezer, oven and hob. Tiled floor.


Measurements: 4.10m x 3.40m (13'5" x 11'1")

This room has high ceiling, cornice, pine skirting and facings, doors and wood floor. The main feature being the open fireplace with high mantle and cast iron fire with ornamental tiles to the side.


Measurements: 1.90m x 2.20m (6'2" x 7'2")

The bathroom has a white bathroom suite with hand held shower tap in the bath.Vinyl on the floor.


The pine stairs curve to the first floor and the 2 bedrooms. On the landing is a window looking out to the sea.


Measurements: 4.10m x 3.31m (1.90m x 2.20m) (13'5" x 10'10" (6'2

A spacious bedroom with 3/4 height coombed ceiling allowing for plenty of head height and one gable wall of fitted wardrobes. A door leads into the en suite with three piece bathroom suite and overhead shower .


Measurements: 4.10m x 3.40m (13'5" x 11'1" )

A spacious bedroom with 3/4 height coombed ceiling allowing for plenty of head height. The original fireplace is still in situ.


The garden is all at the front on the lower terrace and accessed via steps from the parking area and the steps at the side of the garage. Level with the road is a brick garage with wooden door. The garden is mature and has been lovingly tended throughout the years, it is made up of lawn and established borders and a patio area. The stone byre is in need of some repair and has many potential uses.


Council Tax Band -C


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Property Features

  • Large Mature Garden
  • Sea Views
  • 2/3 Bedroom Stone Built Cottage
  • Original Period Features