Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this beautiful five-bedroom country family home which sits within 6 acres of land with views across the open countryside and to the Pentland Firth. The front hallway has doors leading into two lounges and a bedroom. The smaller lounge is currently utilised as a piano room and the bedroom is a lovely small room which is currently a child's bedroom but could be utilised as an office space. The large lounge has a multi-fuel burner sitting on a Caithness flagstone hearth and a door leads into a large kitchen/diner which has a beautiful fitted kitchen with centre island and also a fitted Rayburn, a door leads into a huge utility room which has a door leading out into the garden, a door to an ensuite bedroom and also doors into the outbuilding. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom to complete the accommodation. Attached to the house is a block of outbuilding which has been separated into four rooms. A door leads from the utility room into an outbuilding storage room, another door leads into a larger outbuilding storage room and from there integral doors lead into two other rooms both of which are fitted with garage doors and can be utilised as garages. There is a large area of offroad parking to the side of the property for multiple vehicles and a wrap around garden which also has a timber garden shed and a stone-built shed. The grounds are mainly laid to lawn with trees and shrubs. There are panoramic views across the open countryside and to the open sea.
East Mey is approximately 14 miles from Thurso and is within 2 miles of the Castle of Mey, now a popular tourist attraction it was owned by the Queen Mother. The Doctor's surgery is a short drive away either at Canisbay or Castletown, with Crossroads Primary School approximately 5 miles away and the High School located in Thurso. Thurso is serviced by a good range of retail shop such as Tesco, Lidls, Co-op, Semi-Chem and The Original Factory Shop as well as a good range of local owned shops such as J & A Mackay and Aurora to name a few. There is also a cinema, swimming pool and gym and a good selection of cafes, pubs and hotels. There are good transport links from Thurso by rail, coach and ferry to Orkney and an airport in nearby Wick.
There is a partially glazed timber entrance door into the hallway. The flooring is laid to engineered oak and there is a radiator to the wall. A staircase leads to the upper floor.
Small Lounge 4.13m x 3.61m
This lovely bright room is currently used as a piano room and has windows with deep sills facing to the front and side. The flooring is laid to carpet, and there is a radiator to the wall.
Bedroom 1 2.96m x 2.41m
This lovely little room is a perfect bedroom for a small child. A window faces into the utility room. There are built-in under stair cupboards. The flooring is laid to carpet and there is a radiator to the wall.
Main Lounge 4.15m x 3.70m
This room has windows with deep sills facing to the front and side. There is a fireplace with a multi-fuel burner on a flagstone hearth. The flooring is laid to solid oak. There is a radiator to the wall. There are two steps leading up into the Kitchen/Diner.
Kitchen/Diner 5.35m x 4.30m
This beautiful room has fitted wall and base units with fitted worktops. There is a center island with a fitted Neff hob and fitted Bosch electric cooker. There are cupboards and drawers below and the fitted worktop is marble. There is an integral fridge/freezer and integral dishwasher. There is a Belfast sink with mixer tap and fitted marble worktops. There are windows with deep sills facing to the front and side. There is an upright radiator to the wall and the flooring is laid to herringbone natural oak vinyl. There is a feature stone wall. There is a velux to the ceiling, spotlights to the ceiling and downlighters over the centre island. There is a fireplace fitted with a Rayburn which sits on a flagstone hearth. There is also a large dining area within this room. A fifteen-pane glazed door leads into the utility room.
Utility Room 4.24m x 3.32m
This large room has flagstone laid to the floor. A half-glazed UPVC door leads outside. There are two doors leading into the outbuilding. There is a Belfast sink with a fitted worktops and services below for washing machine and tumble dryer. A window faces into the child’s bedroom. There is a radiator to the wall. A door leads into a double bedroom with an ensuite.
Bedroom Two 4.30m x 3.25m
This room has a stone-tiled floor and a radiator to the wall. French doors lead to the outside. There is a built-in wardrobe fitted with hanging and shelf space. A door leads into the ensuite.
Ensuite 2.47m x 1.22m
There is a large tiled shower enclosure with mains shower. There is a w.c. and handbasin. A half-opaque glazed window faces to the front. The flooring is laid to stone tiles and there is a chrome heated towel ladder to the wall.
Stairs to upper floor
There are carpeted stairs to a landing, which has flooring laid to solid wood. A window faces to the rear. There is a cupboard housing the water tank and a built-in bookcase. There is a radiator to the wall.
Bedroom Three 4.05m x 3.71m
There are windows to the front and side with deep sills. The flooring is laid to solid wood and there is a radiator to the wall.
Bathroom 2.89m x 2.26m
This room has a deep bath fitted with mixer tap to the wall above. There is a W.C., a corner shower with tiled walls and a mains fitted shower. There is a handbasin with a mixer tap above and it is set into a unit with a fitted worktop and cupboards. One wall has been wood-lined, and there is a window with a deep sill which faces to the front. There is a heated towel rail to the wall and the flooring is laid to tiles. There are spotlights to the ceiling and a hatch to the attic space.
Bedroom Four 4.76m x 3.70m
This lovely bright room has a large velux to the ceiling, giving a view across the countryside and to the open sea. The flooring is laid to carpet and there is a radiator to the wall. There are doors into the eave’s storage areas on either side of the room.
Bedroom Five 4.09m x 3.20m
This room has windows facing to the front and side with deep sills. The flooring is laid to solid wood and there is a radiator to the wall.
Outbuilding 1 5.14m x 4.38m
This outbuilding has a metal door and a window to the ceiling. The flooring is flagstone, and there is power and light.
Outbuilding 2 5.94m x 4.42m
This stone-built outbuilding is accessed from the utility room and has a timber door to the side and a window. There is also a small window to the ceiling. The flooring is flagstone, there is power and light to the building and the ceiling is high with exposed rafters.
Outbuilding 3 8.18m x 4.93m
This outbuilding has metal doors. Two windows at the rear. The flooring is concrete with an inspection pit. there is power and light to the building. Fitted units to one wall. The ceiling is wood lined.
Outbuilding 4 4.89m x 2.99m
Accessed from the utility room with no internal access to the other three outbuilding rooms. There are double timber entrance doors. A window faces to the side. The flooring is concrete, there is power and light to the building. The ceiling is timber.
There is offroad parking to the side for multiple vehicles and wrap around garden grounds which feature a walled garden to the front which is mainly laid to lawn with trees and shrubs, garden grounds then wrap around the property which is laid mainly to lawn. There is a stone shed in the rear garden and also a timber shed to the side. The block of outbuildings is attached to the side of the property and has internal access from the utility room.