Rarely do we get the opportunity to market such a lovely property that ticks all the boxes; detached bungalow, 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite), enclosed garden (not too big, not too small), detached double-garage, close to all the amenities....and then add to that a conservatory, utility room, dining kitchen, dining room, sitting room and a family bathroom.
This is a seriously lovely, large bungalow in move-in condition, with straight 1's on the Home Report, at the end of a cul-de-sac with parkland to one side and an open field area to the rear.
Double-glazing throughout (newly fitted 2016) and gas central heating with a combi boiler.
Entering through a wood front door with a glass panel into the vestibule. Wood flooring. Cupboard containing fusebox. Glass panel door to the hall.
The 7m long, wide hall provides access to all accommodation except the dining room, utility and conservatory. 2 cupboards (1 handy for coats) and the other, an enormous (1.7m wide) laundry cupboard complete with its own radiator inside. Loft access via a Ramsay ladder, to the massive A frame loft, fully insulated and mostly floored. Carpet.
Sitting Room (4.8m x 4.8m)
This lovely sitting room provides a spacious room for relaxing with a wide window to the front and glass-panelled doors to the hall and dining room. Radiator, 2 TV points, telephone point. Carpet. Vertical blinds, metal curtain poles and quality curtains. 4 double sockets.
Dining room/Study (2.9m x 3.8m)
Accessed from both the sitting room and the kitchen via glass-panelled doors, the dining room provides a convenient additional multi-purpose room. Carpet. TV and telephone point. 2 double sockets.
Dining Kitchen (5.0m x 3.2m)
With a wide range of smooth-finish, cream, wall and base units to 3 walls, the kitchen is extremely bright and roomy with ample room for a small dining table. Lots of countertop for the keen cook with 5 double sockets. Built-in wine-rack above countertop. With the window looking out to the back garden, double glass-panel patio doors to the conservatory and glass panelled doors to the both the hallway and the dining room the light streams in from all angles. Single sink with mixer, integrated double oven, gas-hob and extractor fan. Dishwasher, under-counter fridge. TV and Phone point. Vertical blinds. Tile floor. A solid wood door leads into the pantry/utility.
Conservatory (2.2m x 2.9m)
With double glass-panelled doors opening from the kitchen, this lovely conservatory is surrounded by the back garden. With light tile flooring, a wooden shelf all round, 2 double sockets, and spotlights this room makes for a wonderful additional nook. Double glazed patio doors open to the back garden.
Utility (3.3m x 1.8m)
A good-sized utility room with tile flooring and pale green wood-effect wall and base units. A great additional work-surface with a single bowl sink with mixer taps. Plumbed for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and upright fridge freezer. The back door, with a window, opens to the rear garden. Wall mounted Valiant combi boiler.
Family Bathroom (3.2m x 2.2m)
The large family bathroom has a 3-piece white suite (whb+WC+Bath) and a separate corner shower with a mains shower. Plenty of natural light from the substantial, opaque window to the back garden. Blinds. Towel rail. Pendant light. Tile floor. Towel ring, towel rail, toilet roll holder. Mirror with glass shelf and shaving light above. White wall-mounted cupboard.
Master Bedroom (3.6m x 3.6m)
To the rear of the house the master bedroom has a lovely, private outlook over the garden. This is a comfortable room with double mirrored built-in wardrobes and TV point. Carpeted. Vertical blinds and curtain pole with quality curtains. A wood door leads to the en-suite.
En-suite (1.7m x 2.6m)
Looking like a room lifted from a Homes & Gardens catalogue, and less than a year old, this wonderful en-suite has a large walk-in shower with both a hand shower and large overhead rainshower. 2 piece white suite (whb + WC) set into a range of modern grey wall units, with hidden cistern. Grohe units. Bright spot lighting, heated towel rail, vinyl tile-effect flooring. Vertical blinds.
Bedroom 2 (3.0m x 3.6m)
A spacious double-bedroom with a window to the front of the house. Double built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors reflect the light from the window to provide another bright bedroom. Vertical blinds, curtains. TV and phone point. 3 double sockets. Carpet.
Bedroom 3 (3.0m x 3.3m)
An ample double-bedroom to the front of the house. Double built-in wardrobes with mirrored doors. Carpet. Radiator, TV and phone point. Vertical blinds, curtains.
Garden and outside
There is a wide block-paved driveway providing parking for multiple cars, leading to the double detached-garage. The gardens wrap around the entire house with a further block-paved garden path around the house, leading to the front, back and conservatory doors. The front is primarily laid to lawn with mature shrubs. The rear is enclosed with a wooden privacy fence to 2 sides, with shrubs and trees around, and is primarily lawn with mature shrubs and flower beds around the side. A rotary drier is set into the lawn. A mature, easily manageable, pristine garden.
Mannachie Grove is situated a few minutes walk from Forres Health Centre. It has easy access out into the woods at Altyre Estate, Loch-of-the-Blairs and the back road to Rafford. A super spot for walkers and cyclists. Within easy walking distance of schools, leisure centre and local amenities.