Fir Tree Cottage

4 bedrooms Offers in excess of £375,000

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  • Garden Plot with Development Potential
  • Stunning Family Home
  • Garden Room

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market, Fir Tree Cottage,. This charming former railway cottage is of stone and slate construction, and boasts fine period features such as original cornicing and doors.
Internally the quality and finishings in the house are second to none. There is a bespoke handmade kitchen, Fired Earth bathroom suites, with the house having been interior designed, every attention to detail has been carefully thought out. The stylish accommodation comprises a vestibule, grand hall, drawing room, a formal dining room, conservatory, library, and kitchen/diner, master bedroom with En suite, two further bedrooms with an En suite, a double bedroom, utility and a garden room with panel heating.
A shed and kennels are also included in the sale. Externally the garden grounds have been landscaped with a patio area, mature trees, and a large garden plot extending to 0.8 acres in size.
The property also benefits from oil central heating, four wood burning stoves, an LPG Aga and new double glazing.
Situated in a beautiful, tranquil, rural setting, just a five-mile drive from Wick, which is the second largest town in the county of Caithness. The property is accessible to all local amenities including primary schools, hotels, restaurants, the Caithness General Hospital, and rail links, as well as the John O Groats Airport.
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Front Vestibule   0.94 x 1.7 m



 



The vestibule is bright with a partially glazed front door, with window to each side.  There is a fitted carpet and a ceiling spotlight.  A fifteen-pane panel door, leads into the grand hall.



 



Grand Hallway 3.51 m x 3.39m



 



The grand hall is bright and features a full-length arched window, which looks into the landscaped grounds, and has original cornicing. There is a pendant light fitting, and a carpet.   A loft hatch gives entry into the loft void, and there is a central heating radiator.  Doors give access to the family bathroom, lounge, dining room and the kitchen.



 



Office 2.48 x 3.2 m



 



Located just off the kitchen, this room features a stunning skylight.  It is well laid out, and has wall papered walls with a good quality fitted carpet. Within this room are a phone point and sockets.  A partially glazed door leads into the second hallway, whilst a full length UPVC door gives access to outside.  Two steps give access into the utility.



 



Kitchen 6.52 x 3.64 m



 


The welcoming, bespoke kitchen was designed by Murray and Murray.  The units have been handmade, and there is a superb Aga cooker.  A feature within this room is the exposed beams, and three drop down light fitments make a statement. This is an exceptionally pleasing room.  There is marble built in worktops, an integral dishwasher, a Siemens oven and LPG gas hob.  Three windows make this a bright entertaining room, and to the side of the kitchen is a white hand painted fireplace, with a wood burning stove, and wall lights. Modern ceramic cream brick tiles have been fitted between the units, and there is also a central heating radiator.  A door leads into the office.

 

 



Utility   5.7 x 2.53 m



 



The utility room boasts a large pantry with Caithness Flagstone shelving. It is a generous room which has a Belfast sink, two windows with shutters to the front elevation, and stone ceramic floor tiles.  Throughout the utility is wall mounted shelving, and included in the sale are both a Miele tumble dryer, and Bosch washing machine. A half-glazed door leads out onto the side driveway.



 



Dining Room 3.98m x 5.29m



 



The focal point within the formal dining room is the pine mantel with marble surround, and wood burning stove.    There is bespoke silk pelmets and curtains, as well as wooden blinds.  It is a spacious dining room, which has glazed panel doors leading into the drawing room. This room also benefits from having coving, ceiling spotlights, and a central heating radiator.   A window to the front of the property makes this an extremely bright living space.



 



Library  3.00 x 2.85 m



 



The library has full length glazing to two elevations, making this an exceptionally bright room. There is a patio door which leads outside onto the garden grounds.   Internally there is a custom made, solid wood, Oak carved shelving unit, which is to ceiling height, and spans the width of the room.   Mirrors have been fitted to open up this most attractive room, and a carpet has been fitted to the floor.



 



 Drawing room     4.59m x 7.93m



 



This beautiful room has two full length windows which open the room up and enjoy an outlook over the well-presented mature gardens.  The windows have handmade pelmets with curtains, and wooden blinds.  It is a generous lounge which boasts a stunning carved fireplace, with a marble surround and a 7 K, wood burning stove.  A chandelier light fitting makes a statement within this welcoming room, which also has a fitted carpet, two central heating radiators, and double doors which lead into the conservatory.  An opening gives access into the library, whilst a six-panel door gives entry into the Master Bedroom suite.



 



Bedroom 2/Reception Room 4.36 x 3.4 m



 



Currently used as a lounge, this room could also double up as a bedroom.   This room has dual aspect windows, and boasts a fitted carpet with marble fireplace and cream wood burning stove.  This room has broadband, silk wall paper and wooden blinds. There is a pendant light fitting, and brass dimmer switch with brass sockets.



 



Master bedroom 4.71m x 4.87m



 



This exceptional room has a bay window to the side elevation overlooking the garden grounds. It is generous in size with two dual aspect windows. This room benefits from a cream fitted carpet, coving and ceiling spotlights.  Chrome sockets have been fitted and there is a stunning six light chandelier.  The windows are dressed with bespoke interior designed pelmets and curtains, with the master also benefitting from a central heating radiator.  A door gives access into the En suite shower room.



 



Master En Suite 3 x 1.89 m



 



With a window to the rear elevation, the En suite boasts Fired Earth sanitaryware.  There is a wall mounted basin, W.C and large double shower glass cubicle. Around the shower has been tiled, and also the floors.  There is a chrome towel rail, a mirrored cupboard with overhead light, and shaver point.  This room also boasts a central heating radiator and ceiling spotlights.



 



Conservatory 3.48 m x 4.39m



 



The stylish conservatory has been recently installed and boasts a built-in window seat as well as roller blinds. There is a pendant light fitting, and a fitted carpet. Ideally located to the side of this impressive home, this room enjoys an outlook over the mature gardens and Thrumster Church.



Family Bathroom       2.89 x 3.44 m



 



Located off the hallway, the spacious bathroom boasts a free-standing bath, a Fired Earth W.C, and sink, as well as a large glass shower cubicle. Karndean   flooring has been fitted to the floor, and there is a wall mounted cupboard for toiletries with lighting.  The room boasts a chrome towel ladder radiator, a storage cupboard, as well as both floor and ceiling lights.  An illuminated recess makes a focal point for displaying ornaments.



 



Second Hallway 4.17 x 2.4 m



 



The hallway is bright and has been painted in a pleasant Duck Egg Blue.  There are two storage cupboards, one which houses the boiler and two central heating radiators.  This area of the home has been carpeted, and a door gives access to bedroom three. There are stairs leading onto the first floor and a full-length glazed door leads onto the beautiful mature gardens.



 



Stairwell



 



The stairwell is carpeted with a wooden handrail and leads onto the top landing where a Velux window can be found.  A door leads into the fourth bedroom.



 



Bedroom Three 5.62 x 3.44 m



 



This beautiful bedroom has a large picture window, and a separate smaller window with both curtains and blinds.  The views from this room are delightful as it looks directly onto the gardens.  There are ceiling spotlights and a chrome drop drown light fitting.  Coving has been installed, and there is also a separate dressing area with power.  A carpet has been fitted to the floor, and a door leads into the En suite shower room.



 



En Suite Shower Room    1.64 x 2.55 m



 



The En suite has Karndean flooring as well as a white pedestal sink, with a shower cubicle and W.C The shower room has both a heated towel rail and central heating radiator.  There is a large mirror, coving and a phone point.



 



Bedroom 4 (Upstairs)    4.03m x 5.85m at longest and widest



 



Partially coombed, this spacious room features wooden beams and three Velux windows.  This room has been carpeted and benefits from panel heating.  There is a phone point within the room, blinds and an aerial point.   To the front of the bedroom is access into the En suite.



 



Bedroom Four En Suite (Upstairs) 1.51 x 1.51 m



 



This En suite has been recently installed and boasts a close coupled W.C, a built-in sink with high gloss white vanity unit and quadrant shower cubicle. Vinyl has been fitted to the floor, there is a wall mounted mirrored cupboard and two chrome and glass wall lights.



 



Outside and Garden Grounds



 The enclosed gardens at Fir Tree Cottage are beautifully maintained and include ponds, mature trees, colourful flower beds, decking and patio areas.   There is a stunning garden room with heating, and a green house.  Included in the sale are also a boarding kennel and sheds.


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