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Hartshill Cottage

2 beds | 1 bath | 1 reception | Offers over £350,000

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this superb croft holding in an area of outstanding natural beauty with far reaching scenic views over the flow country.   Hartshill Cottage is located in an elevated position and offers flexible and comfortable accommodation over one level and boasts 58.31 acres of grazing land.  There is 18ha of good grazing ground and 5.6ha of rough grazing. Surrounded by mature woodland trees, this spacious home has a bright family lounge with a cosy multi fuel stove with triple aspect windows.  The bright kitchen has an excellent selection of oak base and wall units with laminate worktops and has plenty of space for a dining table and chairs as well as a sofa. Located off the kitchen is a generous utility room which has a clothes pulley, as well as a base unit with space for a washing machine.  The two bedrooms are both of good proportions, with the master bedroom benefiting from built in wardrobes with hanging and shelf space.  A shower room completes the living accommodation.  Internally the property is in good decorative order and is ready to move in to.  The central heating is taken from the multi fuel stove, which also heats the hot water.

Access is through a private road with the property also benefiting from an area of lawn to the front, side and rear. There are two storage sheds.  Approximately 5000 conifer trees have been planted on the croft which also has 162.62 common grazing rights.  Trees planted include lodge pole, spruce, fir trees, broad leaf and rowan. The croft owner has basic scheme entitlements, which can be purchased as a separate negotiation. 

This property is located near to the small hamlet of Forsinard which has its own railway station and is home to the Forsinard Flows Nature Reserve.  It is within a short driving distance to Melvich where there is a primary school, a convenience store and a beach.  Secondary education can be found in Bettyhill, which boasts a village store, a hotel, and a lovely family swimming pool. Thurso is the nearest town and lies approximately 20 miles to the east. Thurso has a good range of amenities such as supermarkets, a cinema, post office, medical practice and  chemists. It is the most Northerly town in Scotland and benefits from having good coach and rail links South. There is also an airport and hospital in Wick which is approximately 50 miles away.


Hall 4.53m x 1.09m

The well-presented hallway has magnolia painted walls and oak laminate flooring. There are two pendant light fittings, a central heating radiator and double sockets. Doors lead to the two bedrooms and the family showeroom. There is also a linen cupboard and a central heating radiator.

Lounge 5.77m x 4.01m

The bright family lounge has triple aspect windows with curtains and a grey fitted carpet.  A feature within the room is the cosy multi-fuel stove with a Caithness flagstone hearth.  Neutral in decor, this spacious recption room also has wall lights and coving. There is also a  phone point, an aerial point and double sockets.

Kitchen/Dining Room 3.75m x 5.83m 

The bright kitchen has an excellent range of oak base and wall units with black laminate worktops. There is laminate flooring, a stainless-steel sink with a drainer, a free-standing cooker with space for a dishwasher, a tumble dryer and a fridge freezer. There are two florescent light fittings, coving and a smoke alarm. Sliding patio doors open up onto the decking area of the front garden and an opening leads into the lounge. There are also sockets with built in USB points and a central heating radiator.

Utility  3.74m x 2.1m

 The utlity is well presented with magnolia painted walls and oak laminate flooring. There is a stainless-steel sink with a drainer built into an oak base unit, a florescent light fitting and a central heating radiator. This room benefits from a clothes pulley, an extractor fan and has a window to the rear elevation. This room also has plumbing for a washing machine and a phone point.

.Bedroom One 3.81m x 5.1m

This spacious bedroom has a feature papered wall and a wardrobe with hanging and shelf space. There is also a further built-in mirrored wardrobe which provides further storage. Oak laminate has been laid to the floor, there is also a pendant light fitting, double sockets and a central heating radiator.  This generous room also benefits frrom dual aspect windows with curtains.

Bedroom Two 2.39m x 4.53m

This room has a feature papered wall with Oak laminate flooring. There is a window to the front elevation with curtains, an access hatch to the loft, a pendant light fitting and double sockets. This room also has a phone point and a central heating radiator.

Shower room 2.11m x 2.18m

The shower room has a white pedestal sink, a W.C and a shower cubicle with a chrome shower attachment. There is a white towel ladder radiator, a flush glass light fitting and Oak laminate flooring. A window can be found to the rear elevation.


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