Flat 2 forms part of Flowerburn Cottage, a lovely C-listed Georgian property built in the 1830s, set within the delightful Palace Gardens, in the charming village of Fortrose. This spacious, basement apartment retains much of its original charm and benefits from its own private entrance, off-street parking and double-glazed sash and case windows.
The property has been converted into one large apartment with two large double bedrooms and two reception rooms, which could be reconfigured to form three large double bedrooms but could also be returned to two, one-bedroom apartments.
Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this unique property and enviable location.
The accommodation consists of: a spacious hall/dining area with south facing glass door; store room/wine cellar; generous lounge with fitted storage/shelving, large south facing window with garden views, allowing the room to flood with natural light and benefits from a log burning stove set in a large wood surround with marble hearth providing a welcoming focal point; a well-appointed kitchen with a good selection of base and wall mounted units with complementary tiled worktops and splash back, electric hob, oven and extractor fan, dishwasher, space for washing machine and fridge/freezer; three inner hallways, two with access to the rear and storage cupboard housing the hot water tank; double bedroom with two storage cupboards, one housing an additional hot water tank; second double bedroom; a further open-plan living area with kitchen facilities, which could easily be converted to a third bedroom with en-suite; steps lead down to the bathroom comprising a wash hand basin, wc and bath with electric powered shower; modern shower room with wash hand basin, wc, free standing electric powered shower and illuminated mirror.
The south facing garden lies predominantly to the front of the property and is laid to lawn with some mature shrubs and bushes along with a wide paved path leading to the property.
There is a further enclosed garden area which benefits from a raised decking area with summer house, an ideal venue to take in the tranquil surroundings and stunning views across the Moray Firth. There is also a large vegetable patch and green house along with a generous parking area. The property backs onto a 13th century cathedral and is built upon the grounds of a bishop's palace.
The village of Fortrose offers a good range of facilities including: a general store, local bakery, Post Office, chemists and other retail outlets, along with a good selection of restaurants and cafes. Village amenities include one of the oldest golf courses in the world, redesigned by James Braid, a sailing club, reached easily on foot via a path adjacent to Palace Gardens, a bowling and tennis club, along with a modern sports centre and public library. There is also a doctor's surgery in the village. The area is renowned for its beautiful clean beaches and home to a pod of bottle - nosed dolphins. The highly acclaimed Fortrose Academy is a short walk away and primary education is provided at Avoch Primary School.
Inverness, the main business and commercial centre of the Highlands, offers extensive shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities, along with excellent road, rail and air links to the south and beyond.
Viewing Suspended Perhaps due to offers being considered or seller unavailable.
Price: Offers Over £225,000
EPC Band: D