Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this charming stone built villa with fourteen acres of croft land in the village of Dunbeath. Dating back to 1900 this character home offers flexible and comfortable accommodation over two floors, also boasting a stone built byre which previously had planning permission for a dwelling house. There is also a large cattle shed/workshop which is 244 m2 internally. To the rear of the house is a garage with an adjoining shed as well as a large store. Internally the property boasts high ceilings and has an attractive lounge with an exposed stone wall with a multi fuel stove. There is a generous fitted kitchen with pine base and wall units with laminate worktops as well as a WC and a utility room. The two downstairs bedrooms are both of good proportions with one of them benefiting from fitted wardrobes. Upstairs are two well proportioned bedrooms both of which benefit from beautiful sea view's. There is a garden to the front of the property which has mature trees and is laid to lawn. The back garden is generous in size with an area of lawn, mature trees and various outbuildings. This property has lots of potential and would be ideal for a person who would like to run an air b&b or glamping business, small holding with livestock or run a garage/workshop.
Dunbeath is a picturesque village on the east coast of Caithness with many amenities, including a primary school, Doctors surgery, a village shop, and a popular restaurant. Dunbeath is on the popular NC500 route and has excellent bus links north and south. Dunbeath is the birthplace of Neil M Gunn who is a novelist, and its harbour celebrates his life with a statue of ‘Kenn and the Salmon’. Dunbeath also boasts the Dunbeath Strath Walk, which is a 6.5 mile walk popular with locals and tourists alike. Dunbeath is a 20-mile drive from Wick, the most northerly town on the East Coast of Caithness and is on the very popular North Coast 500 (NC500) tourist route. The town offers multiple stores such as Tescos, Boots, New Look, Superdrug, Argos and B&M as well as banks and a mobile 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.
Hall 4.88m x 2.64m
Accessed via a hardwood door, the hallway is bright with painted walls and a fitted carpet. This area of the home benefits from a central heating radiator, a light fitting and a useful understairs cupboard as well as coving. There is a power point and doors lead to the lounge and bedroom one. An opening leads to a further hallway where a bedroom, the family bathroom and the kitchen are located.
Lounge 3.84m x 4.48m
This beautiful room features an exposed stone wall. A focal point within the room is an attractive Caithness stone fireplace, with a cast iron wood burning stove and a flagstone hearth. This room has coving, wall lights and a triple light fitting. There is a dado rail to half height, a central heating radiator, double sockets and an aerial point. A window with curtains can be found to the front elevation.
Kitchen 4.98m x 3.5m
This bright room is of good proportions and boasts wooden base and wall units, with laminate worktops. There is a useful storage cupboard, coving and a Rangemaster cooker with a four ring gas hob, warming plate, grill and a double oven. There is a chimney hood extractor, a dishwasher and a stainless steel sink with a drainer. The room benefits from a central heating radiator, a dropdown light fitting and ceiling downlighters. A window can be found to the rear elevation and a door leads into the bright utility room. There are also ceramic floor tiles.
Utility 1.82m x 1.64m
The utility has wall mounted units with laminate worktops and houses the central heating boiler. There is space for a tumble dryer, vinyl has been laid to the floor, there is a flush light fitting and coving. A door leads to the W.C and a half glazed door leads outside.
W.C 1.64m x 1.54m
This W.C boasts a stainless steel sink and wall units. There is space for a washing machine, with the room also benefiting from a white W.C. This room has coving, a glass light fitting and vinyl has been laid to the floor. There is also a window to the side elevation.
Bedroom One 4.48m x 4.01m
This bright room boasts pine built in bedroom furniture. There is an attractive Art Deco tiled fireplace with an open coal fire. This room has high ceilings, deep coving and a fitted carpet. There is a pendant light fitting, a central heating radiator and a phone point. A window can be found to the front elevation.
Bedroom Two 3.5m x 3.41m
This spacious bedroom has painted walls and beech laminate flooring. There is a coving, a pendant light fitting and a central heating radiator. The room benefits from ample power points and has a window to the side elevation.
Rear Hall 3.28m x 1.57m
Accessed off the front hall, this area of the home has painted walls and a fitted carpet. There are ceiling down lighters, an access hatch to the loft and coving. Pine doors lead to the kitchen, bathroom and the second bedroom.
Family Bathroom 2.31m x 3.1m
The well presented family bathroom has a bath with a shower attachment, a W.C and a pedestal sink. There is also a shower enclosure with a Triton shower. This room has been tiled throughout and benefits from a central heating radiator, an extractor fan, a shaving light and a wall mounted mirror. There are also ceiling down lighters, and laminate floor tiles. An opaque window with a roller blind can be found to the rear elevation.
Stairwell & Top Landing 2.99m x 2.63m at longest and widest
A carpeted stairwell leads on to the first floor landing where there are dual aspect windows, a pendant light fitting, and a shelved storage cupboard. Pine doors give access to bedrooms three and four. There is also a smoke alarm and a fitted carpet.
Bedroom Three 3.68m x 3.33m
This bright bedroom enjoys beautiful sea views and has a fitted carpet. It benefits from ceiling down lighters, a central heating radiator and an electrical point. A UPVC window can be found to the front elevation.
Bedroom Four 3.89m x 3.01m
Located to the front of this wonderful home, this double room enjoys panoramic sea views and benefits from a fitted carpet. The walls have been painted, there is a central heating radiator, a pendant light fitting and double sockets.
There is a garden to the front of the property which has mature trees and is laid to lawn. There is also a workshop and a byre which previously had planning granted. The back garden is generous in size with an area of lawn, mature trees and various outbuildings.