This five-bedroom detached property represents a unique opportunity to purchase a substantial home with croft land in the Heights of Dochcarty, enjoying a superb, elevated position, taking advantage of the magnificent views across Dingwall, the Cromarty Firth and the Black Isle beyond. Surrounded by unspoiled countryside, this deceptively spacious property benefits from double glazing and ground source heating with underfloor heating to the ground floor. With ample storage and well-proportioned rooms, this property represents a very comfortable family home for those looking for a tranquil rural lifestyle with nearby town facilities.
Ardcruidh Croft extends to approximately 17.36 acres or 7.03 ha of owned croft land with an additional share of 9.26 hectares (22 acres) of common grazing moorland. The croft benefits from a 9m x 12m agricultural shed. The property would suit those with an interest in farming/equestrianism/self sufficiency or an eco friendly tourist business, within a rural crofting community.
The accommodation consists of; an entrance porch; an l-shaped hallway with generous storage cupboard; open plan family room / kitchen with ample room for dining and entertaining; the spacious kitchen offers a good selection of base and wall mounted units, Redfyre induction range cooker, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher; utility room which houses the ground source heat pump is complete with base units, work surface, double sink and drainer and external access to the rear garden; a cosy lounge with exposed beams creates a traditional country ambiance, complemented by a wood-burning stove providing a welcoming focal point and patio doors leading to the rear garden; an office which could also be utilised as a fifth bedroom which is accessed from both the family room and hallway; a front-facing double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, enjoys stunning countryside views; a spacious shower room compromising a mains-fed walk-in shower, WC and wash hand basin.
On the upper floor; a generous u-shaped landing with storage cupboard; master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe; two further double bedrooms, one complete with fitted storage; family bathroom comprising bath, mains-fed shower enclosure, WC and wash hand basin; access to the fully floored attic is accessed from the master bedroom.
The property offers a generous wrap around garden which is mainly laid to lawn and gravel. The front of the property enjoys the stunning elevated. A gravel driveway provides ample parking for both residents and visitors. The property also benefits from a summer house, double stable and field shelter.
Any prospective purchasers who require further information about crofts, crofting grants and loans should direct their own enquiries to their own solicitor or to the Crofting Commission via their website www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk.
The property is close to both Strathpeffer and Dingwall. The market town of Dingwall is1 mile away and offers a wide range of facilities and amenities including Auction Mart, abattoir, vet, feed store, supermarkets, library, bank, leisure centre and thriving High Street offering a good selection of retail outlets. The Spa village of Strathpeffer is a highly popular tourist destination and local amenities include a general store, Post Office, chemist, pavilion and selection of restaurants cafes and hotels. The market town of Dingwall is also within easy reach and offers a wide range of facilities and amenities including supermarkets, library, bank, leisure centre and thriving High Street offering a good selection of retail outlets. Education is provided at either Strathpeffer primary school or at Dingwall Academy to which pupils are transported daily by bus.
Inverness, the main business and commercial centre in the Highlands is within very easy reach and offers extensive shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities along with excellent road, rail and air links to the South and beyond.
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