Kendra at Monster Moves is delighted to offer for sale this delightful Detached Croft style Cottage which enjoys an elevated position at West Helmsdale, overlooking the picturesque fishing village of Helmsdale and has superb 180 degree views of the surrounding countryside and out to the North Sea.
The 2 bedroom cottage has been carefully renovated adding insulation, double glazed Oak effect uPVC windows, Oil Central heating and lots of original features have been kept. There is a lounge, dining room, sun lounge, WC and utility downstairs and 2 double bedrooms and family shower room upstairs
Helmsdale is a popular coastal village (a population of approx. 900) and offers all local amenities;- Primary school, local shops, Doctors Health centre and community centre. Helmsdale is steeped in history and this can be observed at the award winning Timespan Heritage Centre, which facilitates many community and heritage events.
As well as being situated on the A9 and NC500, Helmsdale lies at the mouth of the river Helmsdale and has a harbour for both fishing and pleasure boats. This area offers Golf, scenic walks, tennis courts and fossil hunting. Public transport via train and bus runs through the village.
Travelling inland along the Strath, you meander alongside the famous fishing river Helmsdale to Baile An Or where you can pan for gold.
Sun lounge (4.0m x 2.25m)
This newly added Sun Lounge (2016) has underfloor heating, a tiled roof with skylights and windows on 3 sides which makes this an all year round room. The 180 degree aspect also makes the most of the panoramic views out to the North Sea and over the Village of Helmsdale
hallway (3.3m x 1.25m x2.98m)
A spacious hallway that has ceramic tiles and a radiator along with storage and hanging area for coats etc. The Sun Lounge leads into the hallway through a leaded front door. From the hallway there are 2 doors, 1 leads into the lounge and the other (half glazed door) leads into the dining room. There is a third door that leads into the downstairs cloakroom. A carpeted staircase with wooden banister and balustrade takes you to the upper landing
lounge (3.8m x 3.0m)
This Cosy Lounge has floor tiles, wall lights, radiator and a Multi fuel stove set in front of the original fire surround with a rustic Caithness slate hearth. The large window looks onto the view of the sea.
Dining room (3.8m x 3.5m)
The dining room is set up for dining with a dining table and chairs and also a sofa and is therefore presently used as a snug. There are ceramic tiles, a radiator and again a multi fuel burner in front of a brick fireplace. This room also has the stunning view out to sea.
Cloakroom (1.4m x 2.3m)
The cloakroom has had the addition of fitted cupboards for extra storage and a close coupled toilet and a sink, both in white.
Kitchen (3.3m x 2.5m )
A well equipped kitchen with double aspect windows and with skylights in the sloping roof making this a very bright and functional kitchen. The units are light oak with pale grey worktops. The freestanding gas cooker is included.
Bedroom 1 (3.5m x 3.8m)
The bedroom is coombed and has a large window facing the front of the house and the views. There is a radiator and fully fitted carpets. The owner has had built in 2 double wardrobes with both hanging and shelving storage
bedroom 2 (2.8m x 3.8m)
The bedroom has large window facing the front of the house and the views. A radiator and fully fitted carpets. The owner has had built in a triple wardrobe with both hanging and shelving storage
family bathroom (1.7m x 2.2m)
The bathroom has a white sink and close couple toilet. An enclosed 700 x 700cm shower cubicle with electric shower. Pine cladding to the ceiling
bothy (5.2m x 3.8m)
The Bothy is the original part of the house and is presently used for storage and as a utility room. It has plumbing and electric sockets throughout. There is great potential to renovate and extend into this large space.
Garden (as on plan )
Patio area at front door with parking beside. There is a wooden shed for garden items. A driveway is to the side as is a log store and coal bunker. Most of the garden is to the rear of the house and is grassed.
All fitted floor coverings are included in the asking price.
Mains Water, Septic Tank Drainage, Mains electricity, Telephone
Council Tax band C