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4 bed detached house for sale

£275,000 Offers over

The Cottage, Old Smithton, Inverness IV2

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Property features

  • Spacious detached family home in quiet location
  • Adjoining self-contained one bedroom flat
  • Ideal family home with flexible layout
  • Freshly painted and carpeted throughout
  • Gardens, garage/workshop, large driveway
  • EPC Band E

Property description

Fantastic opportunity to purchase an impressive family home in the quiet area of Old Smithton in Inverness. This spacious four bedroom villa has an adjoining self-contained one bedroom flat which can generate an income for the future owners. Offering well appointed accommodation, coupled with a flexible layout, this property would make an ideal family home. It has recently had new carpets, doors and been freshly painted throughout. The ground floor accommodation consists of a good size lounge with feature fire place, an open-plan kitchen/dining room with ample space for a dining table and 6 chairs, a formal dining room with an open fire place, two good size bedrooms and a bathroom. From the hallway, stairs lead to the upper floor which gives access to two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and a shower room. There is good storage with two hall cupboards and a garage currently used as a studio and utility room. The property is completed with double glazing and gas central heating throughout. Adjoining the property is a fantastic self-contained one bedroom flat which includes a lounge/kitchen/diner, a double bedroom and a bathroom. The flat benefits from its own entrance with access from the front garden. The flat is a perfect income generating addition to the property or alternatively, this would be ideal for anyone with older relatives or young adults who would benefit from a granny annex. The large front garden is laid to lawn, fully enclosed and there is a large gravel driveway with ample space for five vehicles. The small garden to the rear leads to the side of the house with featured patio ideal for entertaining. Overall, the size of this property, coupled with the spacious living accommodation would be ideal for the discerning buyer looking for a quality family home with the option of generating its own income.

Location: The Cottage is set in the well established area of Old Smithton to the east of Inverness. There are excellent local amenities within walking distance including shops, bakers, post office, pharmacy, nursery and hairdressers. Primary schooling is available at Smithton Primary school with secondary pupils attending Culloden Academy, which also offers a range of leisure facilities including a swimming pool. Regular buses provide access to Inverness city centre which offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, recreational and leisure facilities whilst Inverness Retail Park, about 2 miles away, has a variety of shops, cinema, diy store and leisure complex. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Culloden Forest Walk and Culloden Moor visitor centre are very nearby. The city of Inverness provides extensive shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities. Good transport links operate by bus and rail from the city itself, with flights being provided by Inverness Airport, approximately 8 miles east of Inverness.

Extras: All fixtures, fittings & floor coverings, light fittings and Cooker.
Flat: Cooker, Fridge/Freezer and washing machine.

Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Council Tax: Band E

Entry: By mutual agreement

Viewing: To arrange a viewing, please contact Emma MacLaren on .

Lounge (14' 8" x 11' 8" or 4.47m x 3.55m)

Dining Room (14' 8" x 9' 10" or 4.46m x 2.99m)

Kitchen / Diner (13' 7" x 12' 9" or 4.15m x 3.88m)

Ultility (13' 2" x 11' 4" or 4.02m x 3.46m)

Bedroom 1 (9' 3" x 12' 8" or 2.82m x 3.87m)

Bedroom 2 (9' 5" x 9' 2" or 2.88m x 2.79m)

Bedroom 3 (11' 7" x 11' 9" or 3.52m x 3.57m)

Bedroom 4 (14' 6" x 10' 2" or 4.41m x 3.09m)

Bathroom (9' 4" x 5' 7" or 2.84m x 1.71m)

Annex Lounge (18' 8" x 10' 1" or 5.68m x 3.08m)

Annex Kitchen (10' 0" x 7' 1" or 3.05m x 2.15m)

Annex Bedroom (11' 11" x 10' 4" or 3.62m x 3.16m)

Annex Bathroom (5' 8" x 6' 10" or 1.72m x 2.09m)

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £183,851 Sales 965 Current average value £196,433 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,594 ▲ 5.13%

Property value data/graphs for IV2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £277,531 £179 3.7 £259,835
Semi-detached £180,557 £186 2.9 £173,657
Terraced £144,556 £171 2.7 £138,830
Flats £132,412 £203 1.8 £117,067

Current asking prices in IV2

Average: £215,695
Avg. current asking prices in IV2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £131,500
(3)
£156,100
(10)
£191,534
(42)
£279,016
(30)
£401,466
(15)
Flats £89,000
(11)
£136,250
(12)
£191,500
(2)
- -
All £98,107
(14)
£145,273
(22)
£191,532
(44)
£279,016
(30)
£401,466
(15)

Current asking rents in IV2

Average: £665 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IV2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £550 pcm
(2)
£672 pcm
(4)
£888 pcm
(3)
£947 pcm
(2)
£1,352 pcm
(1)
Flats £534 pcm
(9)
£620 pcm
(13)
£750 pcm
(1)
- -
All £537 pcm
(11)
£632 pcm
(17)
£854 pcm
(4)
£947 pcm
(2)
£1,352 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for IV2

Highest value in IV2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Cradlehall Meadows £470,546
Sandalwood Avenue £464,784
Sandalwood Crescent £456,795
Slackbuie Way £433,894
Westhill £433,190
Highest turnover in IV2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Ebony Drive 112.5%
Larchwood Crescent 110.0%
Orchid Avenue 109.5%
Culduthel Smithy Gardens 108.3%
Chestnut Way 104.8%

What Zoopla users think of Smithton

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Nearby transport

  • Inverness (2.9 miles)
  • Muir of Ord (12.0 miles)
  • Beauly (12.0 miles)
  • Inverness Airport (5.6 miles)
  • Aberdeen Airport (75.3 miles)
  • Oban Airport (84.8 miles)
  • Inverness Loch Ness Ferry Landing (8.6 miles)
  • Invergordon Port Ferry Terminal (14.1 miles)
  • Cromarty Ferry Terminal (14.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Smithton Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Duncan Forbes Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Cradlehall Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Culloden Academy (0.8 miles)
  • Millburn Academy (2.3 miles)
  • Inverness High School (3.4 miles)
  • Drummond School (3.5 miles)
  • Moray Firth School (7.5 miles)
  • Black Isle Education Centre (8.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Tailor Made Moves Ltd, IV2 on +44 1463 830045 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,358 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 27,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £989 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In partnership with RBS

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£218/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £58 Electricity £72 Estimated energy cost £130/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 21600 kWh/year
Electricity: 5300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Highland

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £157 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £26 Sewerage £38 Estimated water cost £64 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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