- 3 Bedrooms
- Semi-detached house
- Spacious kitchen/diner
- Large lounge
- Biomass wood burning central heating
- Approximately 5 minutes drive from Thurso
- Countryside views
- Double garage/workshop
- Council tax band D
- Energy efficiency rating E
Mount Pleasant Primary School (2.2mi.)
Castletown Primary School (2.6mi.)
Miller Academy Primary School (2.8mi.)
Note: £10,000 below Home Report valuation. A large 3 bedroom semi-detached house situated in the popular rural area of Murkle which is approximately 5 minutes drive from Thurso. The property comprises on the ground floor: Shower room, large kitchen/diner, utility room, lounge, dining room/reception room, boiler room, hallway. First floor: large landing, 3 double bedrooms and a bathroom. The property is set on a large plot that incorporates a big rear garden with a boundary stone wall, front garden with a long drive leading to a double garage/workshop. Central heating is via a biomass wood burning system. Council tax band D and energy efficiency rating E
Enter via a double glazed door with 2 glass panels into the vestibule. It has vinyl flooring in a wood design and an area with coat hooks ideal for storing coats and boots. A sliding door to the left hand side gives access to the shower room. There is a modern sink and toilet with a large corner shower cubicle fitted with an electric Triton shower. A white and red marble design wet wall and tiled cream floor complete the room.
From the vestibule a glass panelled door leads into the spacious kitchen/diner. At one end of the room has space for a table and seating for at least 6 people. The other end of the room has fitted country style pine wall and floor units with green worktops and a large custom made kitchen dresser. There is a large vintage style green cooker range with 7 LPG gas burners and 3 electric ovens with matching integrated extractor cooker hood. A large Belfast sink and integrated fridge complete the kitchen. Windows overlook the front and side of the property giving views of the garden and countryside beyond. A glass panelled door from the rear of the kitchen leads into a utility room that has a window and plenty of shelving. There is plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.
The spacious lounge is half carpeted and half wooden floored with 3 casement windows that have built in window seats and original window shutters. An open fire at one end of the room has a cast iron art deco surround with a carved oak fireplace and Caithness flagstone hearth. It gives a good focus to this impressive room.
The second reception room is along the hall and has a woodburning stove that is set in an oak fireplace with tile surround and set on a Caithness flagstone hearth with an original brass fender. It has 2 large casement windows that allow plenty of natural light into this large room that can be used as another lounge or dining room. There is a fully glazed external door leading out into the garden. The ceiling has spotlights and the flooring is wood effect laminate. A built in cupboard gives extra storage.
The wide hall has a large double cupboard that houses the internal biomass boiler system. The hall has a window that gives natural light to the room which has original panelling up to the dado rail continuing up the staircase to the first floor landing.
At the top of the stairs are doors leading to the 3 double bedrooms and bathroom. A large landing has 2 windows giving lots of light to this open plan room that could easily be used as a study.
The large, well-proportioned master bedroom has 2 large windows and is carpeted. It has original high skirting boards, door and architrave making this an attractive room. Views of the surrounding countryside and garden. Bedroom 2 has a window overlooking the garden and is carpeted with a built in cupboard. There is ample space for a double bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and wardrobe. Bedroom 3 is also carpeted and spacious with a large window. There is space a double bed, bedside tables and wardrobes.
The bathroom has traditional Victorian style fittings which includes a high level toilet cistern with chain flush, bracket wash hand basin and a roll top bath with claw feet. The room has the original wood flooring and half frosted window.
Outside the property is the large walled garden and the external biomass wood burning system. A small lean-to storage shed is against the side of the property. A small wooden porch is attached the wall over the external door from the reception/dining room giving extra shelter. There is a long driveway from the main road with a walled garden and lawn leading to a large double garage/workshop. The garage has 2 electric operated roller doors with a workshop at the rear. This has 3 windows and an external door.
All curtains, blinds and carpets are included in the sale. Viewing is highly recommended for this character property.
Porch - 5' 5'' x 6' 3'' (1.66m x 1.9m)
Shower Room - 7' 0'' x 5' 5'' (2.13m x 1.66m)
Utility room - 5' 9'' x 5' 5'' (1.75m x 1.66m)
Kitchen/Diner - 28' 2'' x 10' 10'' (8.58m x 3.31m)
Lounge - 24' 6'' x 13' 8'' (7.48m x 4.16m)
Dining Room - 15' 9'' x 13' 10'' (4.8m x 4.22m)
Hall - 22' 7'' x 8' 7'' (6.88m x 2.62m)
Master bedroom - 15' 9'' x 13' 8'' (4.81m x 4.17m)
Bedroom 2 - 12' 1'' x 13' 8'' (3.69m x 4.17m)
Bedroom 3 - 12' 2'' x 13' 8'' (3.7m x 4.17m)
Bathroom - 8' 4'' x 8' 0'' (2.55m x 2.45m)
First Floor Landing - 25' 0'' x 8' 5'' (7.62m x 2.57m)
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