Rhaoine House, Lairg, Highland, Sutherland IV27 4DG

£275,000 OIRO
  • Ref: MMIV27010818KB
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Mature/Established Garden, South Facing Garden

Property Features

  • 4 bedroom detached house
  • Set in mature gardens
  • Large serviced outbuilding, currently workshop
  • Own spring water
  • Home report and floor plan on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

Rhaoine House (pronounced Reen) is a substantial property and dates from the late 1800s. The house has many character features and has spacious accommodation along with vast sheds to the rear of the house which is presently used for the sellers business and could be converted to many uses.
DOWNSTAIRS; A kitchen, dining room, lounge, study, sunroom, cloakroom, utility.
UPSTAIRS; A grand hallway with 5 bedrooms, bathroom, separate WC leading off the hall.
This large character house has been extended over the years and has period features including an entire internal mahogany wall and doors, thought to come from the ocean liner R.M.S Mauretania.

The house has spectacular views from its elevated position on one side of the glen. It is surrounded by truly Highland scenery which makes it the perfect location to enjoy the varied outdoor activities on your doorstep, together with an abundance of wildlife including deer and several species of rare and unusual birds of prey.
The house lies halfway between Rogart and Lairg where primary schools post office, petrol stations, grocery stores and train stations are easily accessible. Whilst just 16 miles back to the East coast there are the villages of Golspie and Dornoch with all other amenities including high schools.

Full Details

KITCHEN (2.60m x 5.80m)
This large fitted kitchen offers a good range of base and wall units and generous worktop space. The room is bright due to the double aspect windows and glass pane door leading through to the dining room. Double drainer stainless steel sink, place for dishwasher, freestanding cooker and space for fridge and freezer. The ceiling is lined with pine and has spotlights and a useful clothes pulley. There are lights under wall units on to countertops.

DINING ROOM (4.24m x 3.80m)
This formal dining room is bright and spacious with double aspect windows, wall lights, neutral walls and carpet. There is a walkway through to the sunroom which looks South and over the glen.

LOUNGE (4.80m x 4.10m)
Dual aspect windows in the lounge with sandstone fireplace and a multi-fuel burner on a Caithness slate hearth. A main character feature is a wall of mahogany panelling and doors rescued from the cruise ship the ocean liner R.M.S Mauretania.

SUNROOM (2.25m x 3.27m)
South-facing sunroom with 180-degree views out over the mature garden and over the glen and a glazed door leading into the garden. A tiled roof makes this room useable all year round.

STUDY (2.80m x 1.54m)
This room is accessed through the lounge and is a very useful study space. It has under stairs cupboard storage and a fitted shelving unit.

CLOAKROOM (2.11m x 1.54m)
This spacious cloakroom has white WC and pedestal washbasin. There is a large window with frosted coloured coating. A row of coat hooks on the opposite wall.

UTILITY (6.00m x 1.62m)
A long large spacious room that connects the house to the byre. The room presently houses freezers and a washing machine. 2 roof light windows let lots of light into the room.

Grand spacious landing with large side-view window looking West along the glen. The landing feels like a room in itself and has lots of space for furniture to be placed. Doors lead off to the 5 bedrooms, bathroom and a separate WC.

BEDROOM 1 (3.85m x 3.32m)
A double bedroom with South facing aspect and coombed ceiling round the window which serves to emphasise the view.

BEDROOM 2 (3.05m x 1.40m)
A single room with a Velux window and access to the attic.

BEDROOM 3 (3.11m x 4.10m)
Bright and spacious bedroom with dual aspect windows facing East and South across the glen. There are 2 built-in cupboards offering hanging space and shelves.

BEDROOM 4 (3.10m x 3.67m)
Spacious bedroom with a window facing East. This room houses a four-poster bed. There is an airing cupboard with the hot water tank and a built-in wardrobe together with a wash hand basin in the alcove.

BOX ROOM (5th BEDROOM) (2.25M X 1.62M)
Side window facing West. This room has been used as a young child's bedroom in the past.

TOILET (1.00m x 1.60m)
White low-level WC and opaque window facing North.

BATHROOM (2.52m x 1.61m)
White wash hand basin, panelled bath and a large corner shower cubicle with electric power shower. Partly covered with wetwall and has a tall white ladder radiator and a mirror with light, together with central spotlights. There is an opaque window facing North.

BYRE (4.5m x 7.5m)
The stone byre is the same age as the house and is presently separated into 2 rooms and one is used as a workshop and the other for storage. There are roof light windows in the apex roof and this building could easily be further converted into extra living accommodation and annexe.

WOODEN BUILDING (2.85m x 6.90m)
The wooden building connects the byre with the large wooden workshop. It has light, heating and telephone points and is presently separated into an office and a storage room.

WOODEN WORKSHOP (9.70m x 7.23m)
This workshop connects to the wooden building and is currently separated into office space and storage. It has light, heating and telephone points, broadband from which the present owners operate their business.

The gated driveway leads up to the property which is fully enclosed and set in approx. half an acre of mature gardens with grass and well-established trees. Beyond the garden, there are views North to the hill behind and South into Strath Fleet.

Outside the back door, there are 3 storage sheds for 1. Wood Pellets 2. Logs 3. Coal (this store can also be accessed from the rear hallway).

Council Tax band D
Central heating throughout the house is provided by a recently installed biomass boiler. There are radiators in each room and off-peak storage heaters in the workshop areas.
Carpeted or Laminate flooring throughout the property.
uPVC double glazing in living accommodation.

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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