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Torigil , Broubster , Caithness

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Offers Over £220,000

3 bedrooms.

Closing Date Set for Friday 17th September 2021 at 12noon.

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this charming traditional, stone-built cottage, located within a woodland setting, with fishing rights in the scenic location of Broubster.

This beautiful family home, has been tastefully decorated throughout, and boasts Oak internal doors, with Caithness Flagstone window sills, whilst offering flexible and comfortable living accommodation over one level.  Internally this superb home boasts a lounge with a stone feature arch, and an exposed stone wall, with a cosy wood burning stove.

There is a solid Oak fitted kitchen with integral appliances and laminate worktops.  The beautiful dining room has triple aspect views, as well as a glazed door which opens up onto the decking area of the well-maintained gardens.  The front porch is currently used as a study/library and offers panoramic views over the scenic rural countryside.  A bright hallway leads to three well-presented double bedrooms, with the Master bedroom benefitting from an En suite and the family bathroom.  The utility room has white Shaker style fitted units and a Belfast sink as well as solid Oak worktops.  A single garage to the rear completes the accommodation.

The property occupies a generous two-and-a-half-acre plot, which has a variety of trees planted, and several wooden storage sheds.  The garden is a haven for wildlife, with roe deer, as well as birds of prey, frequently roaming within the grounds.  A gate accessed from the bottom of the garden gives access to the River Forss and the surrounding woodlands. 

Ideally located a short drive from Thurso, this property is close to facilities such as supermarkets, a cinema, post office, medical practice, chemists all of which are within a short car journey away.  Thurso is the most Northerly town in Scotland and benefits from having good coach and rail links South There is an airport and hospital in Wick which is a twenty-minute driving distance away.  Reay Primary School would be the closest Primary School which is a short drive away.


Front Porch        2.08m x 3.12m
Accessed via a UPVC front door with glazed panels, the porch has a fitted carpet, a pendant light fitting and central heating radiator.  There are four windows with dual aspect views and Caithness Flagstone sills.  A feature within the room are the two exposed Caithness Stone walls. An Oak glazed door leads into the inner hall. 
Inner Hall             4.17m x 1.16mplus 3.29m x 1.17m
The inner hall is spacious and bright with two pendant light fittings, as well as a fitted carpet. There is a cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder and a central heating radiator.  Oak doors lead to the lounge, family bathroom and three tastefully decorated bedrooms.  There is also an access hatch to the loft, and a smoke alarm.
Lounge                 4.97m x 4.29m
The stylish lounge boasts a feature stone arch which gives access to the beautiful Oak kitchen.   The walls have been plastered, and there is an exposed chimney breast stone wall, with a cosy wood burning stove.  A beige carpet has been laid to the floor, and there are two wall lantern lights.  The room also benefits from two pendant light fittings, and painted white double doors which lead into the dining room/sunroom.  A window with curtains can be found to the front elevation, and there are ample power points within this spacious and bright reception room. 
Sunroom/Dining Room   3.82m x 2.92m
This stunning room boasts triple aspect views and has bespoke Roman blinds.  It is an exceptionally bright reception room which boasts Caithness flagstone sills, and features exposed stonework walls.  There is a lantern light fitting, a central heating radiator, and a beige fitted carpet.  A fully glazed two-panel door leads outside on to the superb decking area which is ideal for BBQ's and entertaining. 
Kitchen                                 2.74m x 4.34m
This attractive room has dual aspect windows with roller blinds, as well as Oak base and wall units, with black laminate worktops.  There is an integral single oven, a five-ring gas hob, and space for a dishwasher.  The room benefits from a stainless-steel sink with a drainer, two chrome light fittings, and slate vinyl flooring.  An Oak door leads to the utility and a stunning stone archway gives access in to the spacious living room.
Utility                                    1.69m x 3.16m
This stylish room has white Shaker style base and wall units with solid Oak worktops.  There is a Belfast sink with space for a washing machine and dryer.  New vinyl flooring has been fitted, and above the worktops has been tiled.  There is an extractor fan, a pendant light fitting, a central heating radiator, and a double-glazed door leads outside.
Family Bathroom              2.75m x 2.05m
The bathroom is well presented with a white W.C, a pedestal sink, and a cast-iron bath.  A unique feature within this room is the stone bath panel. There is also a recessed shower cubicle with a Triton shower unit.  Tiling is above the bath, and new vinyl has been laid to the floor.  This room also benefits from a pendant light fitting, an extractor fan, and a central heating radiator.  The walls have been painted white, and there is an Opaque window to the rear elevation.
Master Bedroom              3.74m x 4.02m
This beautiful room has been painted in light pastel tones and boasts a fitted carpet.  There are two pendant light fittings, a central heating radiator, and a window with curtains to the rear elevation, which enjoys an outlook towards the woodlands.  This room also benefits from having a phone point, there are double sockets and an Oak door gives access into the En suite. 
En suite                            1.28m x 2.91m
This generously proportioned En suite has been tiled from floor to ceiling within the shower enclosure, which also has a Triton shower unit.  There is a pedestal sink, a W.C and a central heating radiator.  The walls have been painted white, there is stone vinyl flooring, and an Opaque window can be found to the rear elevation.  
Bedroom Two                    4.79m x 2.89m
This delightful front facing double room, enjoys an outlook over the well-maintained gardens. The walls have been painted, and there are two pendant light fittings.  This room also boasts a central heating radiator, and a light fitted carpet.  Ample power points can also be found within this well-presented room. 
Bedroom Three                2.89m x 2.40m
This most attractive room has been carpeted and boasts a window with curtains to the front elevation.  There is a fitted carpet, a central heating radiator, and a pendant light fitting.  There is also a BT point and double sockets.
Garden and Outbuildings
The garage has power and an up and over exterior door.  There is a shed which houses the private water supply to the property, and a log cabin which has been fully insulated and has power, as well as water.  A further wooden shed within the grounds is used for storage. 

The garden grounds extend to two and half acres and boast many differently varieties of pine and willow trees as well as a cheese press.  The Forss river flows through the bottom of the garden and is accessed via a gate.  The garden is a haven of wild life and owls, deer, otters, birds of prey and hedgehogs, are regular visitors to both the garden and the adjoining river.  The house is set within the RSPB reserve area. 

The property is a very economical home and benefits from Solar Panels for heating and hot water, and also has the added advantage of an air source heat pump system which provides central heating.


Phone: 01847890826

Our Ref: CBISP-8151