COUL HOUSE, SCATWELL, STRATHCONON - Muir of Ord
For Sale £280,000 Offers over - Traditional Property
This is a traditional stone-built Highland property, built in approximately 1850, and offering seven bedrooms with ample public rooms, well fitted and period correct bathrooms, together with traditional boot room/drying room, etc. Fully fitted kitchen.
The property has had a chequered history including that of the local Primary School, and more recently, as a Sporting Lodge providing excellent accommodation for Shooting or Fishing Groups.
The property enjoys many traditional features including large open fire in the Lounge, and has been further extended to the rear.
Strathconon is famous for it’s rural beauty and abundant wildlife.
Half an hour’s drive (20 miles) from Inverness, ‘The Highland Capital’, this area offers spectacular scenery, many sporting pursuits, including the traditional ‘hunting, shooting, and fishing’, together with more contemporary activities, such as trail cycling, nearby seasonal ski-ing, and virtually every outdoor activity available in the Scottish climate.
Local wildlife includes Deer, (both Red and Roe) Red Kites and Eagles, Salmon and Trout.
As a central location in the Highlands, both the West, and North Coasts are readily available, providing further activities specific to these regions.
Inverness Airport, and the Railway Station provide excellent transport links, with the railway extending closer by way of Muir of Ord, and Dingwall.
Follow the A9 north from Inverness until you reach the Tore Roundabout, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit towards Dingwall (A835) and continue on this road until you reach a 2nd roundabout and again the 2nd turn off signposted Ullapool and continue on the A835 for approximately 4 miles, turning left at the signpost for Marybank. Follow this road crossing the Moy Bridge and continue through the village of Marybank. At the mini roundabout turn right towards Scatwell/Strathconon and follow this road for passing the Tor Achilty Dam. After approximately 5 miles driving through the woods, you will come to the village sign of Scatwell and “Coul House” is the 2nd house on the left hand side.
Entrance front door into:-
7.1m x 4.2m
Small hallway in original part of the house. Windows to all four sides. Large raised fireplace.
2.35m x 1.78m
4m x 4m
Fully fitted with range style cooker. Two fridge freezers, dishwasher, double Belfast sink, etc.
2.1m x 1.8m
Complete with pulley. Pine lined ceiling. Window to rear.
4.6m x 3.7m
With windows to front elevation and stairs to bedroom two.
3.1m x 4.2m
With coombed ceiling and a dormer window to one side.
2.1m x 2.5m
Three piece antique style bathroom suite complete with rolled top bath.
This bathroom provides bedroom one with effectively a bedroom suite on the first floor.
Staircase two to:-
3.5m x 4.2m (At Ground Floor)
With coombed ceiling to one side. Window to rear and two high-level skylights.
Potentially moving into Cottage Two on the ground floor:-
3.5m x 3.2m
3.2m x 3.8m
Bedroom two has a separate doorway access, but both bedrooms one and two have shared access to:-
2.7m x 1.8m (Extending into doorway)
Three-piece bathroom suite in Antique style with roll-top bath.
3.9m x 2.5m
GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM
Three piece bathroom suite, Antique with roll-top bath, plus free-standing shower unit.
Separate toilet with was hand basin.
Small utility cupboard with washing machine and Belfast sink.
4.3m x 3.5m
Coombed ceiling to one side with dormer extension to rear.
4.3m x 3.2m
3.2m x 2m
Serving bedrooms four and five. Antique style bathroom complete with roll-top bath.
The property in its current layout offers a variety of practical options, but would also lend itself to further development and/or sub-division as required and subject to the relevant planning permissions.
The bathrooms have all been fitted to include traditional marble tiling to floors and walls, roll-top baths, with matching fittings. The kitchen comes complete with a Range style cooker, an American style freezer with additional fridge freezer.
The property enjoys recently fitted oil fired central heating
Garden grounds of approximately one and a half acres, offers ample parking space for numerous vehicles.