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  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Makar built eco-house
  • Close to Findhorn and wonderful beaches
  • Opportunity to live in a community of like-minded individuals
  • Minimalist design
  • Close to theatre, shop and walks

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*** price reduction - now offered £10,000 below valuation ***

A truly unique 1 bedroom, semi-detached, Makar eco-build timber bungalow located on the edge of West Whins, the Park, Findhorn. Minimalist design, painted white throughout with grey vinyl flooring, exceedingly high ceilings, enormous windows and a wood-burning stove. Potential scope to alter existing internal walls, with appropriate consents, to create a 2-bedroom home. Built 2 years ago, this home has not yet been lived in as it was temporarily used as a community facility.

In a great location within a few minutes’ walk of the dunes, forest, theatre, café and shop.


The double-glazed door leading from the wooden deck into the hallway, provides a wonderful amount of natural light. Access to all accommodation.


The white paint in this bright hallway contrasts starkly with the dark grey flooring to give a clean, modern feeling. The hall cupboard houses the electricity fusebox and a phone point.

Living room (4.0m x 7.2m)

A stunning living space with floor-to-ceiling windows to 2 walls. The wood-burning stove, set against a clean, white wall, and the substantial wooden beam running the length of the ceiling, provide distinctive focal points to the room. With 8 double power sockets, TV and phone points, there is plenty scope to use this room for a variety of purposes. (It may be possible, with the appropriate consents, to split this room into a smaller living room with an additional bedroom). A substantial mezzanine storage space sits above the kitchen ceiling and is accessed from the living room.

Kitchen (2.9m x 2.0m)

Accessed from the hallway, this modern kitchen has a range of base units to 2 walls. A wide grey splashback separates the base units from the white walls. Several white wall lights add to the modern feel of this area. Single sink with mixer tap. Integrated electric hob and oven, with a freestanding washing machine. Space for a fridge/freezer. 3 double and 1 single power socket.

Bedroom (2.8m x 4.2m)

A unique design of room with a sloping ceiling ranging from 3.0m in height to the front of the room to 4.0m to the rear. Also painted white with contrasting dark floors, this bedroom has a window looking out to the side of the house. There is a large triangular storage area above the shower room, accessed from the bedroom. With lights, this provides an interesting space for a variety of uses. 4 double sockets. Electric panel heater.

Shower room (1.8m x 3.0m)

With a white 2-piece suite (WC + whb) and a shower with electric shower, this is a spacious shower room. Electric towel rail.

Garden and Grounds

562 West Whins sits on a corner lot with an open outlook to the front. An beautiful established tree provides an element of privacy. A small woodstore is located immediately outside the front door on the wooden deck. There is a paved path from the front road to the door. The garden area is mainly laid to pebbles and woodshavings with creative use made of drift wood to mark the garden area.

Makar have an excellent reputation in the construction of eco-homes built to extremely high energy standards. This particular home has deep overhangs and vertical timber construction. It is insulated to a high standard.

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Local Amenities

  • Forres 3.1 miles
  • Nigg Ferry Terminal 16 miles
  • Kinloss Primary School 1.6 miles
  • Anderson's Primary School 3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Forres 3.1 miles
  • Nigg Ferry Terminal 16 miles
  • Kinloss Primary School 1.6 miles
  • Anderson's Primary School 3 miles

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1st Oct 2020 £225,000 Price reduced by £10,000
27th Nov 2019 £235,000 First listed

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