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Keepers House, Achany, Lairg, Highland, IV27 4EE

Offers Over - Sold

£400,000

Inverness Office - 01463 717 799

Traditional 5 bedroom detached property set in substantial garden grounds extending to 3 acres in a tranquil location close to the village of Lairg.

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call Joanne Stennett on 01463 717 799 or contact Joanne via Email.

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Overview

  • Large garden grounds extending to approximately 3 acres with paddock, stables and workshop
  • Immaculate condition
  • Upgraded to the highest standard
  • Extending to approximately 3 Acres (1.21 Hectares)

Description

Keepers house is an impressive stone-built property which has been tastefully upgraded and decorated throughout and maintains some traditional features. It has been well maintained and is in excellent order. It is fully double glazed and has oil fired central heating which is fed by the oil range.

The house is situated in an area of natural beauty and has walks from the house on quiet woodland tracks to the Falls of shin and surrounding countryside.

A gravel driveway leads up to a hardwood door which opens to the vestibule which has a Caithness stone floor. Double doors open to the large hallway with doors to the living room study and stairs rise to the upper floor.

To the right of the hallway is the sitting room which has dual aspect windows enjoying superb rural views. There is a feature fireplace with slate hearth housing a multifuel stove which is a most attractive feature.

To the left of the hall is the study again with dual aspect windows enjoying the rural views across the garden to the paddock.

The hallway then leads to an opening which takes you to the kitchen and dining room. There are glazed doors to the utility room.

The modern kitchen has a good range of modern floor and wall units in beech effect with a high-gloss quartz worksurface. There is an integrated Miele Oven and microwave and also space and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is also a Belfast sink and an Alpha Range which heats the central heating and hot water.   A large walk-in cupboard which could be used as a pantry offers further storage.
A glazed door leads to the conservatory. The stylish conservatory was only recently added this year and is glazed to half height. It is a superb room for enjoying the views over the Paddock and to the countryside beyond. A door leads to the garden.

The utility room lies off the kitchen. A tumble dryer and washing machine are included in the sale. There is also a WC which is accessed via the utility room

The dining room lies off the kitchen and has a window overlooking the wooded side garden. There is an impressive central feature of a large stone fireplace with wood surround which houses a multifuel stove.

Returning to the hall a staircase rises to the upper floor landing which gives access to the bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom 1 sits to the front and enjoys superb views over the garden to the hills beyond.

Bedroom 2 is opposite with views to the side and front over the Paddock, it has a built-in double wardrobe and ensuite shower room with WC, sink and a large walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower.

Bedroom 3 is another double room which overlooks the side garden and bedroom 4 again looks to the side wooded garden area it has a built-in double wardrobe and en-suite shower room with WC, wash hand basin and mains shower in a fully tiled shower cubicle.

Bedroom 5 again is another double room with built-in double wardrobe and storage boxes which double up as a seating area.

Completing the internal accommodation is the family bathroom which is fully tiled to walls and ceiling and has a three-piece suite in white with WC, wash hand basin and bath there is a large shower cubicle which is also fully tiled and has a mains shower.

The property is accessed via a Gravel driveway which leads to parking area for several vehicles there are a large garden grounds extending to approximately 3 acres.   There are lawned areas, wooded areas and beds planted with mature shrubs and bushes.

There is an enclosed paddock complete with stable block, and car port, plus there is also a chicken coop.

To the rear of the house are the kennels which offer four compartments giving excellent storage, this could also have development potential. There is also a timber and block carport with power and water.

Also, to the rear is a greenhouse and raised vegetable beds.

Location

Achany is an area of outstanding natural beauty popular with hill walkers, mountaineers, bird watchers and generally those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. Achany is 3.5 miles from the Village of Lairg, approximately 8 miles from the Village of Bonar Bridge and 46 miles from Inverness City.

The village of Lairg is the crossroads for the North and West coasts of Scotland which is an area of outstanding natural scenery and native wildlife. There are a range of local amenities including shops, railway station, Post Office, Dentist and Health Centre as well as a café at the Falls of Shin. Lairg has a Primary school with secondary schooling at Golspie.

There is also a regular bus service with a bus stop at the bottom of the track from Keepers House.

Bonar Bridge is a busy village with shops, bistro and café, doctor's surgery, library, cottage hospital and golf course.

The area is well known for salmon and trout fishing with many local rivers and lochs nearby. Hillwalking and mountaineering are also popular recreations in the surrounding countryside.

Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands, is approximately 46 miles away and has a modern shopping centre, hospital, theatre, cinemas and a mainline railway station. Inverness Airport has a variety of services to destinations both domestic and overseas. These include Flybe and BA to London H Heathrow and Gatwick, Bristol, Belfast, Manchester and Amsterdam.

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Directions

From Bonar Bridge take the A836 signposted Lairg until you reach the village of Invershin. Drive through Invershin until you reach a signpost for Ullapool. Turn left onto the A837 and follow this road over a bridge turn right and continue along this road, pass the Falls of Shin and you will reach some wooden cottages, carry on past these and take the next left. Follow the track and you will see the Keepers House signposted on the left.

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Important Notice

These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram LLP or its partners or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular:

  1. prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the structural condition of any buildings or other erections and the state of repair of any services, appliances, equipment or facilities;
  2. any photographs included in these particulars are for general information only and any furniture or contents shown in these photographs are not included in the sale unless this is expressly stated in these particulars; and
  3. any descriptions, measurements or dimensions quoted are approximate only and references to conditions, planning permissions, services, usage, construction, fittings & fixtures and moveable items are for guidance only.