LOCATED IN THE QUIET AND PRETTY VILLAGE OF BALMACARA WITHIN A WOODLAND SETTING THE SUBJECTS OFFER THE POTENTIAL TO PURCHASE A GOOD PROPERTY AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE AND WOULD MAKE A LOVELY FAMILY HOME, FIRST TIME BUYERS PROPOSITION OR BUY TO LET. PRESENTED READY FOR DEVELOPMENT PROVIDING PURCHASERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE THEIR OWN IMPRESSION ON THE PROPERTY OVERALL.
ACCOMMODATION: HALLWAY, SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN/DINING, FRONT AND REAR PORCHES, CLOAK ROOM AND BEDROOM ON THE GROUND FLOOR WITH BEDROOM AND BATHROOM ON THE UPPER FLOOR.
18 The Square is a 2 bedroom property in the middle of terraced row of three and located in the very picturesque village of Balmacara. Overall the rooms are generously proportioned and the property is presented ready for development and provides the purchaser a ‘blank canvas’ making it easier to put their own impression on the property. Although the property benefits from timber double glazing and some electric storage heaters, purchasers may also consider other upgrade and modernisation works. The accommodation within comprises: front and rear entrance porches, hallway, sitting room, kitchen/dining, cloakroom and bedroom on the ground floor, with stairs leading to upper landing and 2nd bedroom and bathroom. There is a front garden laid mainly to grass and is planted with mature bushes and shrubs and a smaller rear garden, again mainly to grass and with drying green. Ample parking is available adjacent to the quiet township road.
Balmacara is a picturesque and friendly village which is surrounded by hills and woodland and in the centre is the village pond and garden grounds, creating a pretty village with excellent views. It is well positioned to take advantage of the outdoor pursuits that the area has to offer, including many mountain and coastal walks and with climbing and water activities catered for. Nearest local facilities are c. ½ mile away in Balmacara where you will find a post office/shop and hotel. It is also conveniently placed to take advantage of local amenities that the larger village of Kyle has to offer. Being some 3 miles away, Kyle is a lively prosperous village with excellent facilities including supermarket, shops, Post office, hairdressers, and leisure centre and with facilities of a modern medical centre and dentists. Kyle also provides easy access to the Skye Bridge and to the many places of interest that the Isle of Skye has to offer. Primary schooling is available in Kyle and with secondary schooling in nearby Plockton, which is also famous for the pretty harbour and award winning seafood restaurants. From the A87 take the road signposted to Balmacara Square. Follow the country lane for c ½ mile and you will reach The Square, with number 18 on the left.
A pathway leads to steps and the timber part glazed front door gives access into the property and the accommodation within comprises:
Entrance area providing space for changing footwear and coats etc. Window to front and internal glazed door with side screen into hallway. Meters. Vinyl flooring. Size 5’ 3” x 5’ 2” (1.60m x 1.58m)
L- shaped hallway which provides access into the sitting room, cloakroom and bedroom 1 with stairs leading off to the upper floor. Under stair storage cupboard. Storage heater. Size 11’ 10” x 6’ 6” (3.61m x 2m) at widest.
Bright room with two windows to front with views across garden to towards the square. Multi-fuel stove with tiled hearth and surround, which we understand has been disconnected and could be opened up again to provide heating also to the heating system, subject to the usual checks. Door off to kitchen. Radiator. Storage heater. Size 11’ 8” x 13’ 11” (3.55m x 4.26m) at widest into recess.
Selection of cream fronted wall and base units with contrasting worktops over. Single sink and drainer with mixer tap. Extractor hood. Space for appliances. Space for dining. Storage heater. Two windows to rear. Part glazed door to rear porch. Vinyl floor tiles. Size 9’ 10” x 14’ (3.01m x 4.26m) at widest.
Accessed from kitchen and rear garden via part glazed doors. Vinyl floor tiles. Size 3’ 2” x 3’ 9” (0.97m x 1.1m).
Double bedroom with window to rear. Storage cupboard providing hanging and storage. Radiator. Electric panel heater. Size 9’ 10” x 9’ 7” (3.01m x 2.93m).
White suite comprising W.C. and wash hand basin. Radiator. Size 5’ 2” x 3’ 8” (1.57m x 1.12m) at widest.
Stairs lead off from the hallway to the upper floor landing. Small window to front.
Bright area with two storage cupboards with Louvre door frontage, one housing the hot water cistern. Small cupboard into eaves. Velux window to rear. Hatch to loft. Size 12’ x 3’ 2” (3.67m x 0.97m) and 6’ 4” (1.94m) into eaves at widest.
Bright double bedroom with window to front and Velux to rear. Electric panel heater. Hatch to loft. Size 11’ 8” x 16’ 3” (3.56m x 4.95m) at widest into coomb.
White three piece suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath. Handy shelf. Part tiled splash backs. Velux window to front. Radiator. Size 6’ 6” x 6’ 7” (1.99m x 2.02m) at widest into coomb.
The property is accessed from the quiet township road and set within an enclosed garden area and to the front is mainly to lawn which is planted with mature bushes and shrubs. The rear garden is also mainly to lawn with a drying area and a garden gate allows access to the rear outer area. A coal store is available. Ample parking is available to the front adjacent to the quiet township road.
Mains water, electricity and drainage.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING - D
VIEWING - Strictly by appointment with this agency
ENTRY - By mutual agreement
POSTCODE - IV40 8DJ
COUNCIL TAX - BAND B
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