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Blencathra House

4 beds | 2 baths | 1 receptions | Offers in excess of £265,000

  • Vaulted Ceiling
  • Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Stunning Sea Views

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring Blencartha House to the market. This unique executive Eco bungalow was completed in 2019 and has been finished to the highest of standards . Externally this custom-built house is accessed via a gated gravel driveway which has parking for numerous vehicles, and is clad in Siberian Larch wood with Nordan Aluclad Dark Grey windows. Occupying a generous plot which is 40m x 45m in size, there is plenty of space to extend the property or put up a workshop or poly tunnel.

Internally the house boasts a stunning open plan living room/kitchen with a vaulted ceiling and a 5kw Varde Ovne woodburning stove, with a Caithness Flagstone hearth. The sea views from this room are superb with this fantastic room benefitting from plenty of natural daylight. There is engineered Oak flooring and a beautiful Ashley Ann, bespoke kitchen with integral Bosch appliances. Industrial drop-down lighting creates a focal point within this bright reception room which extends to just over 60m2 in size.  Careful thought has been put into the design of this home to reduce the running costs, and it is very fuel efficient due to the low carbon underfloor heating, as well as the extra insulation and Air Source Heat Pump renewable system.

Three bedrooms benefit from full length tilt and turn windows which make the rooms exceptionally bright. The master bedroom boasts an En suite as well as a dressing room and features a patio window which leads on to the front garden. All bedrooms have coastal views. There is also a family bathroom and a utility room with white high gloss fitted base units. All the doors in this wonderful home are solid wood, and the walls have been plastered throughout. Internally the house has all been finished in a brilliant white which make the rooms feel spacious and bright. Engineered Oak flooring has been fitted throughout the home with the exception of the bathrooms and the utility room which have good quality ceramic flooring installed.

The front garden has been laid to lawn whilst the rear garden has been levelled and requires grass seed to be sown.  

Auckengill is ideally located, on the North Coast 500 route, between John O Groats and the town of Wick on the East coast. The village of Keiss is nearby and has a local primary school and hotel. The town of Wick is approximately 11 miles away and offers multiple stores such as Tescos, Boots, New Look, Superdrug, Pets at Home, Argos and B&M as well as banks and a post office. The house is within easy driving distance of all amenities, including the Hospital and Doctors Surgery. There are many leisure opportunities including a popular golf course, squash club and public swimming pool/gymnasium. The town also boasts an Airport with links to Aberdeen and Edinburgh and has good rail and coach services, as well as being close to ferry terminals with frequent daily services to Orkney.


Vestibule            1.40m x 2.35m

A  glazed door leads into the inner hallway where there is a fitted double cupboard.  A further door leads into the utility room and a half-glazed white door leads into the inner hallway.  There is chrome downlighters and Oak engineered flooring has been laid to the floor. 

Hallway               11.00m x 1.05m

The bright hallway is painted in a brilliant white with an access hatch to the loft.  There are chrome downlighters and Oak engineered flooring with ample sockets.  Doors give access to the pantry cupboard, the four bedrooms, family bathroom as well as the open plan lounge/kitchen/dinner.  There is also a double storage cupboard which houses the ground source heat pump Valliant system.

Living Room/Kitchen/Dining Room          9.50m x 6.50m

This stunning room has been plastered throughout and boasts a vaulted ceiling.  There is a large picture window and Aluclad glazed patio doors to the front elevation which offer panoramic coastal views.  This room also has a wood burning corner stove with a Caithness flagstone hearth.  This outstanding reception room also benefits from an Ashley Ann Blue fitted kitchen, with solid wood base units and laminate   worktops.  The kitchen area boasts a Bosch induction hob, two single Bosch ovens, as well as an integral Bosch dishwasher with a Carron Phonex stainless-steel sink and a chrome mixer tap.   There is also a Bosch integral extractor fan which has built in lighting.  Oak engineered flooring has been laid throughout this beautiful room.  A feature within the room is the large drop-down industrial light fitting and there is a further six light fitting as well as wall lights and chrome downlighters.   This area of the home is ideal for entertaining in. 

Bedroom One         3.50m x 2.90m

This immaculately presented double room boasts a fully glazed tilt and turn window/door  to the rear elevation which boasts panoramic sea views.  There is Oak engineered flooring, a pendant light fitting, smoke alarm and ample sockets.  It is a bright bedroom which also has a thermostat. 

Bedroom Two         3.50m x 2.90m

This light and airy bedroom is neutral in decoration and boasts white painted walls with Oak engineered flooring.  A feature within the room is the full height tilt and turn window/door which look onto the woodland and the coastline.  There is a pendant light fitting, a  thermostat, and ample power points.

Bedroom Three      3.50m x 2.90m

This generous rear facing room benefits from having an aerial point, a pendant light fitting and Oak engineered flooring.  There is a thermostatic control, double sockets, with the room also benefitting from a fully glazed tilt and turn window/door with sea views. 

Utility          3.35m x 2.35m

The utility room boasts white high gloss base units with black laminate worktops.  There is a window to the front elevation, a stainless-steel sink and space for a washing machine and fridge freezer.  This room benefits from a pendant light fitting, a smoke alarm, an extractor fan and ample double sockets.  The room also benefits from having stone ceramic floor tiles which has been laid to the floor. 

Family Bathroom     3.14m x 2.35m

This immaculately presented room has been painted in a brilliant white with grey ceramic floor tiles.  There is a generous glass shower cubicle with a dual chrome shower head and a white W.C as well as a bath with a Walnut bath panel.  This room boasts a rectangular built in sink with a chrome mixer tap and Walnut vanity storage unit.  There are chrome downlighters, a shaver point, an extractor fan and a window to the rear elevation. 

Master Bedroom     4.00m x 3.50m

This immaculately presented room boasts sliding patio windows.  There are stunning rural views, Oak engineered flooring, and a pendant light fitting.  It is a bright room which benefits form having ample sockets, a smoke alarm and thermostat. Doors give access in  to the En suite and the dressing room.

Dressing Room        2.70m x 2.35m

This generous room has painted walls with Oak engineered flooring.  There is an extractor fan, double sockets, and a pendant light fitting. 

En Suite                  1.90m x 2.35m

The generous glass shower  cubicle has been fitted throughout  with wet wall and has a giant chrome shower head with separate attachment.  There is grey ceramic flooring, a white W.C, and a rectangular sink which is built into a Walnut vanity unit.  This room also has chrome downlighters, a shaving point and an extractor fan.  It is a bright room which also has   a window to the front elevation. 


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