Banscol Lodge is a beautiful home which has been maintained to the highest standard. The property is decorated in neutral colours throughout and presents extremely well. The rooms are all clean, spacious and light. The garden grounds are expansive and there is a delightful garden pond with stone features.
The property is fully double glazed, has solar PV and solar thermal panels and a ground source heat pump which fuels the central heating and ensures energy costs are kept to a minimum. The Exterior walls of the house and garage have recently been coated with renotex rollercoat exterior coating.
Banscol Lodge is approached by a gravel driveway which leads to the main entrance door to the vestibule which has built in shoe racks and coat storage and also a Miele washing machine under a handy work surface.
A half glazed door opens to the large kitchen/dining room which has plenty of room for a large dining table. There are dual aspect windows to the front and rear enjoying rural views. There is a good range of floor and wall units in cream and also a complementary island all with wooden work surfaces. There is a two-bowl white ceramic sink below one window. The focal point is the Rangemaster double oven with 5 ring ceramic hob and hot plate which has decorative tilling to the splash back. There is a built in Miele dishwasher and American style fridge. Stylish Amtico flooring runs through the kitchen to the inner hall and family bathroom. A door to the left leads to the utility room.
A door leads to the inner hall and a door to the left gives access to the modern family bathroom with a three piece suite in white comprising bath, WC and wash hand basin and decorative mosaic tiling features.
From the hall another door takes you to the stunning sitting room with vaulted ceiling and triple aspect windows including an Apex window which enjoys views to the garden, pond and
countryside. There is a central feature of a multi fuel stove in a stone hearth with stylish tiling to the rear. A redwood staircase with glass features and brushed steel balustrade makes an impressive feature and leads to the upper floor. There is a door to the master bedroom and external doors to the garden and decking area.
The master bedroom has windows overlooking the garden. There is ample storage available from a walk in cupboard, dressing room and two built in double wardrobes with sliding doors. The en-suite shower room has a two piece suite in white comprising WC and wash hand basin with vanity storage below. There is a walk in shower cubicle with wet wall panelling and drench head shower.
Returning to the sitting room, the impressive staircase rises to the upper floor and gallery landing which has lovely views through the Apex window to the garden and countryside beyond. Doors lead to bedrooms 2, 3 and 4.
Bedroom 2 is a double room with dual aspect windows offering natural light. There are two built in double wardrobes. The en-suite shower room has a tiled floor and two piece suite in white with WC and wash hand basin. There is a walk in shower with wet wall panelling and mains drench head shower.
Bedroom 3 is currently used as an upstairs sitting room and has an Apex window enjoying rural views.
Bedroom 4 again has dual aspect windows and two built in double wardrobes and en-suite shower room which mirrors bedroom 2.
Banscol Lodge sits in generous garden grounds of approximately 2 acres which are mainly laid to lawn and bounded by stock fencing. A gravel driveway leads to the front of the house where parking is available for several vehicles. There is a large garden pond which has stone features which offers excellent habitat for wildlife. There is also a decking area for relaxing and enjoying the peace of the area and a double garage 8m x 7m with light and power.
Banscol Lodge sits in a rural position in attractive countryside with the coast within easy reach. There are some superb beaches at Dornoch, Golspie and Brora.
Pittentrail is just 4miles away and has a shop, post office and garage. Further facilities are available at Dornoch and Golspie where there are a selection of shops, banks and schools. Dornoch has several hotels and a fine cathedral.
Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands, is just over an hour away by road and has a modern shopping centre, hotels, restaurants, hospital, schools, theatre, cinemas and a mainline railway station.
Inverness Airport has a variety of services to destinations both domestic and overseas.
There is ample opportunity for recreational activity with plenty of choice for the hillwalker and mountaineer. The rivers and lochs provide good sport for the fisherman and there are several golf courses including Dornoch, Golspie and Skibo.