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5 bed semi-detached house for sale

Croft Lane, Inverness IV3

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£750,000

Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms

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Since listed: 6351 page views

Description

A property portfolio that holds income potential comprising of Scorguie House a fully double-glazed four bedroomed period property with four reception rooms, with a further internal one bedroom annex and the attached Scorguie Lodge boasting panoramic views over the city and beyond. Scorguie House and Lodge have been renovated to a high standard whilst still retaining some original features. As well as having generous gardens that extend to approx. 0.7 acres, there are also outbuildings that hold potential for conversion subject to gaining the relevant warrants and permissions.

Property

Occupying a generous plot in the Scorguie area of Inverness and enjoying panoramic views over the City, taking in the Beauly and Moray Firths, Scorguie House and the attached Scorguie Lodge would suit anyone looking for a property with income potential. The house has an internal one bedroom annex and the Lodge holds potential for being used as holiday lets or long term rentals. It holds scope for further development as it has outbuildings that hold potential for conversion. The house and lodge offer many pleasing features including solid oak flooring and finishings, a multi-room audio system, original fireplaces and most rooms have been hard wired for audio and visual. The property also has gas central heating, double glazing, an intruder alarm and a CCTV system. The accommodation on the ground floor within Scorguie House consists of an entrance vestibule, a reception hall/sitting room from which a corridor runs to give access to a modern kitchen that has a utility area off. From the reception hall a dining room, the internal annex (that includes a study/dining area, a bathroom and a bedroom) and the formal lounge/drawing room can all be accessed. Off the lounge/drawing room can be found a conservatory. On the first floor the accommodation is completed by the family bathroom and four bedrooms, the master of which having an en-suite shower room. The attached Scorguie Lodge consists of a lounge, a kitchen, a shower room and two bedrooms.

Location

The property is located in the Scorguie district of Inverness. Local amenities include both primary and secondary schooling, Blackpark Filling Station, Kinmylies shopping area and a bus service to Inverness city centre where further amenities can be found.

Gardens

The generous garden grounds of approx. 0.7 acres are made up of four main areas. To the front the garden is mainly laid to grass and has a number of mature trees. To the rear there is a courtyard that is formed by the property, the attached self-contained unit and the outbuildings and is laid to grass. To the side is a parking area for several cars, a derelict garage and an area laid to grass. The final area to the rear and the side is laid to gravel and has a number of vegetable beds and a on which sits a polytunnel.

General Desciption

The main door of the property opens on to the entrance vestibule.

Entrance Vestibule (approx. 1.21m x 1.55m (appro x 0" 4'0" x 5'1"))

The vestibule has slate flooring, a window to the side elevation, a window through to the lounge and there is a glazed door to the reception hall/dining room.

Reception Hall / Sitting Room (approx. 6.30m x 4.92m (appro x 0" 20'8" x 16'2"))

This area has a solid oak flooring, two radiators and there is a window to the front elevation. A feature of this room is the original fireplace which has a tiled hearth, tiled inset and a wooden mantelpiece. To one side of the fireplace there is some recessed shelving with a storage cupboard below. A solid oak staircase ascends to the first floor landing and there are three glazed doors, one to the dining room, one to the lounge/drawing room and one to the inner annex. A corridor that has a continuation of the oak flooring, a window to the rear and off which can be found a further a glazed door to the dining room, a glazed door to the kitchen and a door to an under stairs storage cupboard, runs from here.

Sitting Room (approx. 5.80m x 3.36m (appro x 0" 19'0" x 11'0"))

Having solid oak flooring this room has two radiators, windows to both front and side elevations and a feature of this room is an original fireplace with tiled hearth, tiled insert and wooden mantel. There is some recessed glass shelving with glass display doors.

Kitchen (approx. 3.80m x 4.77m (appro x 0" 12'6" x 15'8"))

The modern kitchen comprises wall and base mounted units with marble worktops and splash backs and incorporates a gas hob with extractor over, a porcelain sink with mixer tap and integral appliances including a dishwasher, an electric oven, a coffee machine and a microwave. There is a work island with marble worktop which incorporates a two drawer fridge and there is also plumbing and space for an American-style fridge freezer. The utility area is off the kitchen and measures approximately 2.85 m x 2.00 m and has plumbing for a washing machine, open shelving and houses the boiler.

Lounge (approx. 8.69m x 6.49m (appro x 0" 28'6" x 21'4"))

Original features of this impressive room include the parquet flooring and the stone fireplace that has been carved with initials and the date 1897 - in which sits a wood burning stove. This room has been fitted with a home cinema system, has windows to all elevations, a window through to the conservatory, two radiators and there are glazed double doors that open on to the front garden and glazed French doors open on to the conservatory.

Conservatory (approx. 3.58m x 4.45 (at widest points) (appro x 0" 11'9" x 14'7" ( at widest points)))

Accessed via the drawing room this hardwood framed double-glazed conservatory has solid wood flooring, a radiator and has a door to the front garden. Underfloor heating has been installed.

Inner Annex

The inner annex can be accessed internally via the reception hall or externally via the courtyard.

Study / Dining Area (approx. 5.30m x 2.55m (at widest points) (appro x 0" 17'5" x 8'4" ( at widest points)))

This area has a radiator, two double glazed windows to the rear elevation and French doors that open on to the courtyard. It has oak flooring, fitted storage cupboards and shelving, a door to the bathroom and a glazed door to the bedroom.

Bathroom (approx. 1.72m x 2.55m (appro x 0" 5'8" x 8'4"))

The bathroom has oak flooring and comprises a WC, a wash hand basin and a claw foot, roll top bath. It has a fitted TV, an extractor fan, a radiator and there is a window to the rear elevation. Underfloor heating has been installed.

Bedroom (approx. 5.20m x 3.43m (appro x 0" 17'1" x 11'3"))

Having laminate flooring, a radiator, windows to the side and rear along with French doors that open on to the courtyard. This room has an open truss ceiling.

Landing

The landing has oak flooring, a radiator, a window to the rear along with two Velux windows. There are doors to all four bedrooms and the bathroom. Loft access can be found here.

Master Bedroom (approx. 8.73m x 4.58m (appro x 0" 28'8" x 15'0"))

The master bedroom is carpeted, has three radiators, a window to the front elevation and incorporates a seating area which has windows to the front, side and rear elevations from which panoramic views over the city can be enjoyed. This room has three double fitted wardrobes, two fitted shelved storage cupboards and loft access can be found here. There is a door to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room (approx. 1.48m x 2.90m (appro x 0" 4'10" x 9'6"))

The walls and the floor of this modern en-suite have been tiled and it comprises a tiled multi-jet shower cubicle, a wash hand basin, a fitted WC and a ladder radiator. There is some recessed shelving. Underfloor heating has been installed.

Bedroom Two (approx. 4.94m x 3.93m (appro x 0" 16'2" x 12'11"))

This bedroom is carpeted, has a window to the front elevation, a radiator and has built-in wardrobes and shelving. Loft access can be found here.

Bathroom (approx. 2.61m x 3.60m (appro x 0" 8'7" x 11'10"))

This room comprises a tiled shower cubicle, a fitted WC, a wash hand basin within a vanity unit and a Jacuzzi bath, the walls and floor have been tiled. It has a radiator and a window that is to the front elevation. Underfloor heating has been installed.

Bedroom Three (approx. 3.49m x 3.69m (appro x 0" 11'5" x 12'1"))

Bedroom three is carpeted, has a radiator and there is a window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Four (approx. 3.43m x 3.67m (appro x 0" 11'3" x 12'0"))

The fourth bedroom has a radiator, is carpeted and has a window to the front elevation. A feature of this room is the open fireplace with painted wooden mantel that had some recessed shelving to one side with glass display doors.

Scorguie Lodge

The lodge has recently undergone a complete renovation internally including new walls, ceilings, doors and plumbing. The electrics have been upgraded and a new bathroom and kitchen fitted.

Entrance Porch

The entrance porch is accessed via the front door and has a door that opens on to the lounge.

Lounge (approx 4.04m x 4.58m (at widest point.) (appro x 13'3" x 15'0" ( at widest point.)))

The lounge has a window to the front elevation, radiator and is carpeted. There is a door that gives access to the hallway.

Shower Room (approx 2.75m x 2.36m (appro x 9'0" x 7'9"))

The shower room is fitted with a modern three-piece suite comprising of a vanity sink with drawers under, a corner shower with wet-walling and a WC. This room benefits from under-floor heating and has a towel rail and an extractor fan. There is a window to the side and plumbing for a washing machine can also be found here.

Kitchen (approx 2.15m x 4.04m (appro x 7'1" x 13'3"))

The kitchen is fitted with both base and wall mounted units, has worktops, a sink with drainer, an integrated fridge-freezer, electric oven, gas hob an extractor fan and dishwasher. There is a large walk-in pantry and a storage cupboard which houses the combo- boiler. There is also a window to the rear elevation and a radiator. From here there is a door that gives access to the courtyard.

Bedroom One (approx 4.43 x 4.13 (at widest point) (appro x 14'6" x 13'7" ( at widest point)))

Bedroom one has a window to the front elevation and a Velux window to the side elevation. There is a radiator and a door that gives access to the eaves.

Bedroom Two (approx 4.12m x 2.90m (appro x 13'6" x 9'6"))

Bedroom two has a window to the front elevation, a radiator and fitted wardrobes.

Outbuildings

Approx. 12.67m x 5.18m
Approx. 20.55m x 5.25m
The l-shaped outbuildings hold potential for conversion subject to gaining the relevant warrants and permissions. Detailed planning permission has previously been granted for the conversion of these outbuildings into a one bedroom annexe, a gym and a swimming pool.

Extras

The property is to be sold with all carpets and fitted floor coverings.

Services

Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.

Heating

Gas radiator central heating.

Glazing

Double glazed windows throughout.

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Entry

By mutual agreement.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Inverness 1.5 miles
  • Inverness Loch Ness Ferry Landing 5.8 miles
  • Muirtown Primary School 0.5 miles
  • Kinmylies Primary School 0.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Inverness 1.5 miles
  • Inverness Loch Ness Ferry Landing 5.8 miles
  • Muirtown Primary School 0.5 miles
  • Kinmylies Primary School 0.8 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in IV3:

  • £172,385
  • Price decrease

  • -£516
  • (-0.298%)
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  • Average sale price

    £166,463
  • Properties sold

    36

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
12th Sep 2019 £750,000 Price increased by £210,000
3rd Oct 2016 £540,000 First listed
29th May 2006 £280,000 Last sold

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