The Old Schoolhouse is a traditional property which has been sympathetically extended to provide spacious accommodation. The property has been well maintained and would be suited equally well as a family home or holiday home or holiday let.
A gated gravel driveway leads to the front of the property and double wooden doors open to an entrance porch with hanging rail and shelving. There is a glazed door to the dining kitchen which has dual aspect windows with expansive views to the front over to the Kyle of Sutherland. There is ample room for a large dining table and a useful storage cupboard. The kitchen area has a good range of floor and wall units offering plenty of storage. A Creda electric oven, Zanussi washing machine, Bosch fridge freezer and a miele dishwasher are included in the sale.
From the dining room a door opens to the hallway, bedroom one and bathroom. Bedroom one is a double room with a window to the front again enjoying the views. It has a built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. Across the hall is the bathroom which has a three-piece suite in white comprising wash hand basin, WC and bath with electric shower over. Respotex panelling around the bath makes for easy cleaning.
A door leads to the inner hall and sitting room, remaining bedrooms and shower room. There is a hatch with Ramsay ladder to a floored loft with light and power.
To the left of the hall is bedroom two which overlooks the Kyle of Sutherland. A glazed door opens to the sitting room which is a bright and airy room with dual aspect windows enjoying panoramic views. There is a central feature of an open fire with stone surround and stone hearth. A door takes you to the conservatory. The conservatory is glazed to three sides making the most of its enviable position, this is a superb sun trap. Access can be gained to the front of the house and also to a small raised patio to the side ideal for bar-be-ques.
To the end of the L shaped hall is bedroom 3 which faces the side garden and bedroom 4 (master) which enjoys views down the Strath to the mountains beyond, it has a built in double wardrobe and vanity area. Bedroom 4 also benefits from an en-suite bathroom with three-piece suite with wash hand basin, WC and whirlpool bath.
Set in an elevated position with superb views of the Kyle of Sutherland The Oldschoolhouse is a spacious property with good living accommodation providing a lovely family home or ideal holiday home.
The Old Schoolhouse is an area of outstanding natural beauty popular with hill walkers, mountaineers, bird watchers and generally those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. It is a short drive from the Village of Bonar Bridge, approximately 7 miles from the Village of Lairg and 45 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, Bank, Dentist and Health Centre. Lairg has a Primary school with secondary schooling at Golspie High School or Dornoch Academy.
Bonar Bridge is a busy village with shops, bistro and café, doctor's surgery, library, cottage hospital and golf course. It is an excellent base for walking, stalking, fishing and golfing which is available locally at the 9 hole course near Bonar Bridge as well as Dornoch's 18 hole championship course, just 25 minutes drive away.
The area is well known for trout and salmon fishing with many highly regarded lochs and rivers within easy reach. Most of Sutherland's wonderful beaches, both East and West coast, are also easily reached with Dornoch less than half an hour away and Lochinver (Achmelvich) only an hour.
Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands, is approximately 45 miles by road 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 Easyjet to London Gatwick, Birmingham, Dublin, Manchester and Amsterdam.