Rathad an Drobhair is a stunning Architect designed property which presents to a very high standard, set in native beech woodland with lovely views towards Loch Meig. The property would make an enviable family dwelling and could also be used as a high-end holiday home.
The property has spacious, well laid out accommodation, has been well maintained and is in excellent decorative order throughout. It has high quality fixtures and fittings with oak finishings and laminate flooring throughout the living and sleeping areas. All of the bedroom windows are fitted with black out blinds and the Velux windows have remote control external shutters. The bathrooms also have the luxury of heat recovery ventilation fans. The heating is from a wood pellet boiler and the water is heated by solar panels with back up from the boiler.
From the driveway, a glazed door opens to the hallway which has two built in cupboards. The hall gives access to the utility room, shower room and bedrooms 3,4 and 5.
The spacious utility room sits to the left of the hall. There is a range of floor and wall units offering good storage and an inset sink. Space and plumbing for two washing machines and a tumble dryer is beneath the worksurface. There is a shower room off the utility room which is useful when returning from exercise or fishing. A door leads to the garage and a further door leads to the front of the house.
Bedrooms 3,4 and 5 all sit off the hallway and all have windows to the front overlooking the surrounding woodland. There is a shower room also off the hall which has a tiled floor and half tiled walls, the shower is in a wet area with wet wall panelling.
From the hall the oak staircase rises to the upper floor and the open plan living/dining/kitchen area which has a vaulted ceiling with Velux windows ensuring plenty of natural light.
The kitchen area has an excellent range of stylish gloss white floor and wall units with granite effect worksurface and breakfast bar. There is a Samsung fridge freezer, built in AEG double oven and inset ceramic hob with glass splash back. There is also an integrated dishwasher.
The dining area has plenty of room for a large dining table and a large floor to ceiling window overlooks the surrounding beech woodland.
The sitting area has an Apex window with sliding doors to a balcony from where there are superb views to Loch Meig. The sitting area has a focal point of a wood burning stove on a stone hearth.
A small hallway runs off this area which has two built in storage cupboards and leads to bedroom 2 which sits to the rear of the property and a door leads to a decking area in the rear garden. Bedroom 2 has built in wardrobes with mirrored doors. There is an en-suite shower room with tiled floor and shower area.
The primary bedroom is a lovely room with floor to ceiling windows enjoying views to Loch Meig. It also has a door to the balcony.
There is an en-suite bathroom with three-piece suite in white with the sink inset in a modern vanity unit. The bath has a shower over. There is also the luxury of a sauna which is accessed from this bathroom.
The property sits in private garden grounds which are laid to lawn to the sides and terraced to the rear. There is a gravel area to the front which offers parking for several vehicles. It is fully stock fenced.
The insulated garage/workshop offers excellent storage and has light, plenty of power sockets and an industrial quality insulated electric roller door. There is a wooden shed to the side.
Rathad an Drobhair (meaning Drovers Way as it overlooks an ancient drovers road) is situated in a quiet rural location in the picturesque area of Strathconon, an area of natural beauty with an abundance of wildlife. There is excellent salmon fishing available on the River Conon. Outdoor pursuits including rock climbing at Moy Rock, mountain biking, road cycling and hill walking which are all on the doorstep.
Marybank is a small village in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands and is 7 miles away. The village of Muir of Ord lies 3 miles south east of Marybank, along the A832 road. The village of Contin lies less than 2 miles northwest of Marybank. There is a well-respected local primary school in Marybank and secondary school pupils are transported to Dingwall Academy. A good range of amenities can be found in Dingwall (13 miles) including supermarkets, Doctors, Hospital and Leisure Centre. The City of Inverness - capital of the Highlands is also within easy commuting distance being only 26 miles away.
Floor plan 1
From Inverness take the A9 towards Ullapool. At the Tore roundabout take the A835 Ullapool Road. Continue along this road and take the second exit at the next roundabout still on the A835. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles until you reach a signpost for a left hand turn to Marybank. Take this turn and continue over the bridge until you reach the village. Take a right turn (Strathconon) and follow this road for approximately 5 miles until you reach Scatwell. Continue along past a red phone box on the left. After a further mile you will see a sign for Curin on the right and post-boxes on the left. Turn left here and head up the hill and follow it round to the left. Rathad an Drobhair is at the top on the left.