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Elm Cottage

2 beds | 2 baths | 1 reception | Offers in excess of £75,000

  • Two Bedrooms
  • Renovation Project
  • Large Garden Plot
  • Garage

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring Elm Cottage in Castletown to the market.  This quaint detached cottage is in need of total renovation. Internally there is a lounge with a cast iron stove.  The lounge also boasts high ceilings and gives access to the bright kitchen. The kitchen has white high gloss base units with a freestanding cooker and space for a small dining set. Located off the kitchen is a useful WC.  The main hallway gives access to two very spacious bedrooms and the family bathroom.  The bathroom boasts a freestanding bath and also has room for a shower.  Internally the property needs plumbing and redecoration.  There are extensive garden grounds to the front of this character home which also boasts a garage. 

Located in the Murrayfield area of Castletown, the property is close to a bus route and children's play area. The village of Castletown is located five miles from Thurso, and has a several shops including a post office and a hotel as well as a Doctors Surgery. The property is close to the local primary school, and secondary education can be obtained at Thurso High School. Thurso itself has many facilities including dentists, shops, hotels, restaurants, and supermarkets.  There is a railway station which offers services to Inverness, and connections throughout the rest of the UK.  The University of the Highlands & Islands offers further education, and there is also Dunbar Hospital in Thurso, and Caithness General Hospital Wick. The property is also near to a bus route.



Accessed via a UPVC door with glazed panels, the hall has been painted white and benefits from carpet tiles. There is a storage heater, two pendant light fittings, a smoke alarm and windows to the front elevation. Doors lead to the lounge, two bedrooms and the spacious family bathroom.

Lounge 3.28m X 4.56m

The lounge has wall papered walls and carpet floor tiles. There is a cast iron stove, a chandelier light fitting and a storage heater. There are double sockets and a recessed storage cupboard. A window with curtains can be found to the rear elevation and a door leads to the kitchen.

Kitchen 2.66m X 3.14m

The kitchen has white base units with laminate worktops and a white sink and drainer. There is a free-standing cooker and space for a washing machine. Vinyl has been laid to the floor and there is a pendant light fitting.  The kitchen also benefits from dual aspect windows. A two panel UPVC door leads outside and a further door gives access to the rear hall.

Rear hall 1.04m X 0.98m

The hall has beech vinyl flooring. A door leads to the WC and a half glazed UPVC door leads outside.

WC 1.58m X 0.97m

The WC has a white toilet, a pendant light fitting and mosaic vinyl flooring.  An opaque window can be found to the front elevation.

Bathroom 3.09m X 2.45m

This room has a freestanding bath, a WC and a pedestal sink.  It is a bright room which benefits from having a high ceiling. There is also a pendant light fitting, and an opaque window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom One 3.36m X 3.66m

This bright room features a painted fireplace with a tiled surround and an open coal fire. A carpet has been laid to the floor, there is a chandelier light fitting and a window to the rear elevation with curtains.

Bedroom Two 4.97m X 3.59m

This spacious double room boasts dual aspect windows, with curtains and has carpet tiles which have been been laid to the floor. There is a storage heater as well as a panel heater, and an access hatch to the loft.  It also benefits from a pendant light fitting.

Garden Grounds

The property occupies a large garden plot to the front, and benefits from a garage.  There is a driveway with parking for several cars and the garden, is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and hedging. 

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