- Detached 3 bedroom cottage
- set on 2 acres
- Stunning Panoramic Views
- Stone Byre and large workshop
Property SummaryThis refurbished former croft house has 3 bedrooms, living room, bathroom, utility, kitchen/diner all on the ground floor along with an integrated garage. The cottage has been modernised and is set on one side of the glen with stunning views over the river Oykel and the hills on the other side. The property is set in approx 2 acres of garden and has a byre suitable for renovation and a large workshop.
Altass is a very sought after area in the heart of the Highlands, in central Sutherland and is well known for its stunning scenery, nature, walks, wildlife and outdoor pursuits such as salmon fishing, walking, cycling and kayaking down the rivers and lochs.
If you are looking for a change of pace of life, then this area is friendly and has a good community feel to it.
Lairg is 9 miles north and has a medical centre, train station, shops, restaurants. Bonar Bridge is also 9 miles east and has a Hub with kids play zone and Gym, a post office, butchers, chemist and a community centre. Another train station is at Ardgay. The local primary school and community centre is 2 miles along the road west to Rosehall which also has a hotel and pub.
The entrance to the house is at the rear of the property and enters into the hallway where all the doors lead from it. This is a long corridor with wooden flooring.
A good sized room with large windows which include French doors and looks out over the River Oykel and glen. There is an 8.4kw multi fuel burner set in the fire place and on a hearth with an insulated flue. The room is carpeted and decorated with a feature wall.
KITCHEN DINING ROOM (4.4m x 6.5m (2.8m))
The kitchen diner is L shaped. The kitchen has beech base and wall units around 3 walls and a peninsula that acts as a breakfast bar. There is a corner sink, an oven and ceramic hob with cooker hood above. There is space for an integrated microwave at eyelevel and the plumbed in American fridge freezer is included. The splashback between the worktop and wall units is tiling and there is a linoleum floor in the kitchen and dining area.
There are patio doors that lead out onto the patio which is west facing and another door into the utility which then leads into the garage.
UTILITY (1.7m x 1.4m)
The utility has a worktop with under counter washing machine and tumble drier included, there are also water pipes to be able to add in a sink.
Bedroom 1 is the largest bedroom and has electric and plumbing to put an en suite in. All the bedrooms look south over the views.
Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom with views south over the glen.
Bedroom 3 is presently used as an office and again has views over the glen.
The bathroom has a 3 piece white suite consisting of bath, basin and WC. a wooden floor and pine cladding in front of the bath.
GARAGE (4.6m x 3.1m)
The garage is integrated with the property and is to the rear of the house and is accessed via the utility room and also the up and over door from the driveway. It houses a new boiler 2018.
The garden is laid to lawn at the front to maximise the views. To the rear is terracing and a driveway. A stone byre would make a great conversion and a large workshop is kitted out with electric and water.
Council Tax Band E
EPC Band C
All flooring and blinds are included in sale
Washing machine, tumble drier and plumbed in American fridge freezer is included in sale
From Inverness head north on the A9. after approx. 18 miles take the B9176 on to Struie. After 15 miles turn left onto the A836 to Bonar Bridge where after the bridge take the immediate left on to the A836. Turn left on to the A837 signpost Rosehall. Along the road there is a sign post to the right saying Altass. 2 miles along the road you will find the property on the right hand side.
LIVING IN THE HIGHLANDS
For anybody seeking an idyllic rural lifestyle this is the perfect home, being only a 55 minute drive from the Highland capital of Inverness, making it an easy and pleasant commute to the city.
The nearest train station is at Ardgay (approximately 2 miles).
Local bus services operate daily that connect with services that pass through Tain and Dornoch to Inverness and Wick.
National supermarket chains deliver to the area from their bases in Tain and Dingwall.
The historic town of Dornoch is a delightful place to visit with its unique shops and restaurants and sandy beach and only 12 miles to the East.
The Royal Burgh of Tain is approximately 15 miles away and provides access to national supermarkets as well as a range of local shops and services.
Ardgay Train Station 2miles,
Tain 15 miles,
Dornoch 15 miles,
Inverness 39 miles
Inverness Airport 46 miles