- 5 Bedroom stone built detached house
- Originally built as the Local Bank to the village of Brora
- Close to beach and walks
- Close to local amenities, schools and transport links
- Virtual walk through on Monster Moves website
- Situated along the A9 and NC500
- Solar Panels and feed in tariff
- Home report and floor plan on Monster Moves website
Old Bank House is a double-fronted stone building, opened in 1907 as a branch of the Aberdeen Town & County Bank, reflecting Broras prosperity in the Edwardian era. The property boasts many original features and has good sized rooms with high ceilings, giving the property a feeling of space and grandeur.
The house is within easy walking distance to the shops and all amenities in the village;- medical centre, primary school, restaurants, takeaways and local co-op. Brora has an excellent 18 Hole Links Golf Course, unspoilt stretches of sandy beaches and a quaint harbour at the mouth of the river. It is a short drive inland to scenic Loch Brora.
The village of Brora is conveniently situated on the NC500 and A9 on the east coast of Sutherland and lies halfway between the Inverness and Wick (just over an hour to either), and is approximately one and a half hours drive to Inverness airport.
Brora is an ideal base for pursuits such as fishing, horse-riding, golf, hill walking, cycling, kayaking and many more outdoor activities.
The formal entranceway to this grand property has parquet flooring, wood panelling and leads to the hallway entrance.
Entrance from the front door is into the spacious carpeted hallway with a high ceiling, neutral décor and solid oak floor. There is an under stairs cupboard and a coat cupboard. A pendant brasserie central light. The stairs lead off from the hall and are carpeted and have spindles and Oak bannister. There is a stairlift at present to allow access to the first floor.
LIVING ROOM (4.7m x 5.7m)
This spacious room has good proportions with the central focus being the wooden surround fireplace with slate hearth. The room benefits from neutral decor, oak panelling, an elegant central light fitting and has large windows on 3 sides with fitted Venetian blinds.
DINING ROOM (4.0m x 4.5m)
The elegant formal dining room has windows on 2 sides facing the front and side of the property. This room has a grand feeling with high ceilings, oak wood panelling and a fireplace.
KITCHEN (4.3m x 3.3m)
The kitchen is located to the rear of the property and is light and bright with ample base and wall cupboards, laminate worktops and plenty of space for a kitchen table. There is an integrated eye-level electric oven, gas hob, cooker hood above and full-size dishwasher. The kitchen has tiled splashback continued around the entire kitchen and a tiled floor.
Access to the sun lounge is gained through the kitchen.
SUN LOUNGE (2.6m x 2.9m)
The sun lounge benefits from windows on 3 sides looking to the rear enclosed garden. The room has neutral decor throughout with exposed stonework and sash window to the kitchen. There is underfloor heating and a solid roof.
A useful area with wall units, sink, space for washing machine and tumble dryer.
This area provides additional storage/pantry space, houses the fridge freezer and leads to an exit to the rear of the property.
BEDROOM 1 (4.7m x 2.6m)
Bedroom 1 is on the ground floor and has bespoke fitted wardrobes, drawers and overbed cupboards.
EN SUITE (2.0m x 1.8m)
The en suite is accessed from bedroom 1 and has a washbasin and vanity unit, w/c and a walk-in shower.
BEDROOM 2 (4.0m x 3.9m)
Bedroom 2 is the largest bedroom and is located at the front of the house with fitted sliding door wardrobes.
BEDROOM 3 (3.8m x 4.3m)
Bedroom 3 looks to the side of the property, is carpeted and has a fitted sliding door wardrobe.
BATHROOM (3.0m x 1.9m)
The bathroom has an avocado 3 piece bathroom suite;- washbasin and vanity unit, w/c and bath with overhead shower.
BEDROOM 4 (4.7m x 2.6m)
Bedroom 4 is light and bright, has a fitted cupboard and faces the rear of the property.
BEDROOM 5 (3.9m x 3.3m)
Bedroom 5 is located to the rear of the house and has a fitted sliding door wardrobe. This room would also lend itself to a study.
STAIRS & LANDING
The grand stairway has pitched pine spindles and bannister and turns at the top of the stairs before splitting in two directions, to the front (bedrooms 2,3,4 and bathroom) and also to the rear of the property and bedroom 5.
GARAGE & GARDEN
There are two semi-detached single garages of concrete block construction under a pitched roof, one accessed from the driveway and the other from the back road.
Each garage has an up and over door, timber access door and timber single glazed window. The garages have power and light supply.
There is also an aluminium framed greenhouse.
The garden is partly gravelled and partly paved patio with flower beds and shrubs. The boundaries are enclosed by stone walls, timber fencing and brick walls.
Council Tax Band - E
EPC Rating - E
Oil fired central heating
PV Panels Feed-in Tariff (transferable)
234 sq m or thereby
Heading north on the A9 through Brora go over the bridge and pass Station Square the property can be found on the right with the Monster Moves sign, parking is available to the rear of the property.