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The Hollies Main Street Golspie KW10 6RH

  • Ref: MMKW10260119KB
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Carport, Driveway, Single Garage
  • Outside Space: Mature/Established Garden

Property Features

  • Large mature garden
  • Large detached 5 Bedroom Period House
  • Extensive 2 storey workshop
  • Grade II listed building

Property Summary

Kendra at Monster-Moves is delighted to bring to the market this charming mid 19th century house, situated at the east end of the village of Golspie. It was built circa 1860 by the then Duke of Sutherland as the doctor's house. The property stands in just under half an acre of land and has a shop attached to the property, a 2 storey workshop and exhibition building and various out buildings.
All of the below are within yards of house: Award winning beach, Golf course, Cambusavie Hospital, Railway station, bus route, large play park, football pitch, High school and primary school and is situated on the NC 500 route and A9.

Only a 15 minute drive from Royal Dornoch Golf Course and surrounded by many high ranking golf courses and 1hr drive from the City of Inverness with a further 15 minutes to Inverness Airport.

Golpsie has all the local amenities that you would want from a small community village:- Doctors, Dentist, Primary School, High School, Fish Merchants, Butchers and of course a very community spirited village. There is a top class mountain bike track that has different levels from beginners to advanced cyclists. A few hundred yards along Ferry Road is the renowned Sutherland Kart track and at the end of the road is Littleferry, a Scottish Nature reserve.

Full Details

The main entrance to the property is via the porch to the side of the property. It has traditional tiled floor.

ENTRANCE HALL (1.5m x 4.3m)
Through the porch and into a corridor that leads into a double height hallway with wooden flooring. The natural pine staircase winds up to the galleried landing. A 6ft mirror is set into a nook in the wall as you walk up the stairs from the hall and on the landing all the doors are original wide wooden doors with ornate deep architrave.

LOUNGE (4.72m x 4.72)
The Lounge has high ceilings with traditional architrave and high natural yellow pine finishings and flooring. An open fireplace with Swedish marble surround and plaster embossed 18th century overmantle. Dual aspect windows with traditional wooden shutters. A large cupboard in the room and a glass shelved alcove to the side of the fireplace. The servants bell is still in situ in this room.

STUDY (3.89m x 2.62m)
The study has an original open fire and shelving along one wall. A window seat and shutters and the yellow pine floor.

DINING ROOM (4.72m x 4.72m)
This room is the former dining room and is the same size as the lounge. Original architrave and skirting and shutters are painted. The floor is yellow pine.

KITCHEN (4.52m x 3.83m)
The kitchen is at the rear of the property and what would have been classed as the servant area. A large room with pine base and wall units and marble worktop and splashback and open shelving. A blue Aga and an electric cooker and hood. There is also the traditional pulley hanging from the ceiling and tile effect vinyl flooring

WET ROOM (1.5m x 3.17m)
A wet room has been created with walk in shower and white WC and sink along with bathroom cabinet and safety rails

The yellow pine stairs curves up 90 degrees to the landing and is open full height to a sky light in the ceiling. On the stairs is a runner carpet and bull nose steps at the bottom. Square spindles and handrail are also in pine. A daido rail runs round the hall, up the stairs and around the landing. Half way up the stairs is a full height alcove with a magnificent 6 ft mirror in situ.

BEDROOM 1 (4.80m x 4.72m)
Bedroom 1 has yellow pine floor, deep skirting and traditional wooden shutters in the windows. A cupboard and the original servants bell sits beside an open iron fireplace with green tiles and painted wooden surround.

BEDROOM 2 (3.70m x 4.00m)
Bedroom 2 is carpeted and has an open fireplace with green tiles and hearth in the corner of the room. There is a painted window seat and the original shutters in the window.

BEDROOM 3 (4.80m x 4.72m)
Bedroom 3 has dual aspect windows both with original yellow pine shutters. This room is carpeted and has a washbasin in one of the corners of the room.

BATHROOM (1.5m x 4.13m)
The bathroom is fitted out with rose coloured 3 piece suite and an overhead electric shower. There is a heated towel rail and there are tiles around the shower and bath area.

A utility room is underneath the servants stairs and has a sink and space for a washing machine. there is a separate door leading to the servants stairs that takes you up to bedroom 4 and 5 and a WC

BEDROOM 4 (4.61m x 4.55m)
Bedroom 4 is to the rear of the property and has dual aspect windows and a fireplace of cast iron and wooden surround. This is neutrally decorated and has a cream carpet.

BEDROOM 5 (4.60m x 3.32m)
Bedroom 5 has recently been used as a kitchen diner as the 1st floor servants area was used as staff accommodation. It presently has white base units, sink and oven & hob, Island and red splashbacks. It is floored with linoleum and the dining area is carpeted and has an open fireplace.

A WC with sink

FORMER SHOP & CANOPY (approx 54 sq m Canopy approx 28 sq m)
This former shop is made up of a main room and various other rooms (approx. 54 SqM) connected by a canopy and walls (28 SqM). This space could be used for a number of ideas but was formerly a shop with shelving display cases and storage. The feature in here are the slate flooring and exposed walls making it a very interesting space. There is a WC for sole use of the shop area.

There are a range of timber outbuildings to the rear of the property comprising a
garage, former stable, coal store and garden store.

FORMER EXHIBITION BUILDING (approx 135 Sqm (internal))
This building is of concrete block/stone/timber frame construction with rendered and
timber cladding externally. The roof over is pitched and tiled. The building was
constructed circa 1982 and extended circa 1995. The building extends internally to approx. 135 sq m.
ground Floor - Workshop 54 Sq m a large open space formerly used as a workshop has a burner, a flue, strip lighting and Caithness flagstone flooring
- Showroom 32 Sq m was added as further showroom space and has Caithness slate floor and low level shelving along the length of the room. There are doors at both ends and the south facing wall is mainly windows. Part of the roof is also glazed giving a large sun lounge effect.

Caithness slate stairs and ornate hand rail lead up to the 1st floor
which consists of - the main showroom (54 Sq m). The walls, floor and ceiling are clad in pine with an abundance of shelving. Patio doors are along one wall looking out over the garden and the sea beyond. Strip and spot lighting is installed.

The covered balcony is in front of the patio doors and has a wider area at the top of the stairs.

There is 3 phase Electric in the Building

House Internal Floor Area (Gross) 264 (sq m)
Workshop showroom approx. 136 Sq m internally
Council Tax band E

Large stoned parking area. The house and showroom are surrounded by mature gardens with grassed areas and planted areas. Borders to the front and a stone wall and wooden gates to the front.

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Inverness Office
Kintail House


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