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2 bed detached bungalow for sale

£130,000

Trantlemore, Strath Halladale, Forsinard KW13

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Property features

  • Detached bungalow
  • Approx plot is 0.78 acres
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Open plan living area
  • Utility room
  • Garage & workshop
  • Mature gardens
  • Gated access & off road parking
  • EPC rating - E
  • Home report available

Property description



Two bedroom detached bungalow with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and Halladale River set in a plot of approximately 0.76 acres.

A former stone built steading which has been converted into a spacious bungalow. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing, oil fired central heating and multi fuel stove in the living area.

The accommodation offers an excellent open plan living area with space for dining and a fitted modern kitchen, it is worth noting the kitchen was originally a separate room and could easily go back to this if you want a separate living space. There is a separate utility room with space and plumbing for all essential appliances, bathroom, two double bedrooms, an integral garage and workshop. The property is situated in mature gardens, there is plenty of space for off road parking and the driveway is gated with vehicle access from a council maintained road.

This beautiful location is popular for fishing, dear stalkers, bird watchers and general outdoor enthusiasts. Approximately 6 miles from Melvich, 20 miles from Thurso and 34 miles from Helmsdale. Forsinard railway station is only 10 minutes away.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this tranquil location and what the bungalow has to offer. Internal photographs can be made available upon request along with the Home Report.

Entrance Vestibule (11' 6'' x 8' 6'' (3.50m x 2.59m))

Glazed front door leading into the property, vinyl flooring, radiator. Feature wall with exposed stone and shelving.

Hallway

Glazed door from vestibule leading into the hallway, airing cupboard with hot water tank, another spacious storage cupboard, access to the loft via a hatch, feature wall with exposed stone, window, two radiators, telephone point and doors leading to the two bedrooms, bathroom and living area.

Kitchen/Lounge/Diner (24' 5'' x 14' 0'' (7.44m x 4.26m))

The kitchen was originally a separate room, this could be easily changed back to for those wanting separate living space.
Currently a large open plan living area with windows to both sides with Caithness stone sills, enjoying the superb panoramic countryside views, feature wall with exposed stone, exposed beam, wood lined ceiling with spotlights, three radiators, telephone point, multi fuel stove set in stone surround with Caithness stone hearth and mantle.
Fitted kitchen with range of wall and base level units with worktops over, tiled splash backs, stainless steel, lpg gas cooker, shelving to walls and vinyl flooring.

Bedroom One (15' 0'' x 10' 4'' (4.57m x 3.15m))

Double bedroom with integral double wardrobe, window to the front, radiator, wall lights, telephone and television points.

Bedroom Two (13' 8'' x 13' 2'' (4.16m x 4.01m))

Double bedroom with built in wardrobe, window, radiator and vinyl tiled flooring.

Bathroom (10' 3'' x 5' 5'' (3.12m x 1.65m))

Window to the rear, vinyl flooring and radiator. Three piece suite comprising a bath with Mira sport shower over, WC and wash basin with tiled splash backs and mirror above.

Utility Room (11' 5'' x 8' 0'' (3.48m x 2.44m))

Accessed via the entrance vestibule, stainless steel sink with worktops over, tall larder unit, vinyl flooring, radiator, access to the loft via a hatch, door to the garage, services for washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.

Garage (20' 5'' x 12' 0'' (6.22m x 3.65m))

Up and over door, window to the side, power, tap water outlet, shelving and door leading to workshop and utility room.

Workshop (12' 3'' x 8' 3'' (3.73m x 2.51m))

Workshop bench areas, two windows, power and door leading out to the garden.

Garden

The property is surrounded by generous attractive gardens which is mainly laid to lawn with some mature plants, shrubs and trees. There is also a hard standing area providing off road parking for several cars and gated access to the driveway.

Location

The property is situated in Trantlemore, a small linear crofting community, near to the Halladale River in Strath Halladale. The area is known for fishing and dear stalking, the prime location for this can be found off the A897.
The local village hall hosts numerous activities throughout the year, laser tag and pigeon shooting are two popular activities that can be found in the area.
The property is approximately 6 miles from Melvich, 20 miles to Thurso, 42 miles from John o'Groats and 34 miles from Helmsdale. Forsinard railway station is 10 miles away, the line runs from Inverness to Wick, currently stopping at Forsinard 3 times a day.
Thurso is one of the two main towns, it offers plenty of shopping, professional, medical and educational facilities.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid Sales Current average value £145,415 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£966 ▼ -0.66%

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  • currently 3 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Forsinard (7.4 miles)
  • Altnabreac (8.8 miles)
  • Scotscalder (12.7 miles)
  • Inverness Airport (63.9 miles)
  • Aberdeen Airport (107.5 miles)
  • Sumburgh Airport (134.6 miles)
  • Scrabster Ferry Terminal (16.5 miles)
  • Gills Bay Ferry Terminal (29.4 miles)
  • John O Groats Ferry Terminal (32.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Melvich Primary School (7.0 miles)
  • Kinbrace Primary School (14.3 miles)
  • Halkirk Primary School (15.1 miles)
  • Thurso High School (15.9 miles)
  • Wick High School (29.2 miles)
  • Golspie High School (33.9 miles)
  • Farr High School (12.4 miles)
  • North Walls Community School (35.1 miles)
  • St Duthus School (45.3 miles)
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Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £467 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In association with RBS

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Energy

Gas £35 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £85/mo

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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: 11600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water

Supply £22 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £53 /mo
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