1 Nicol Place, Forres IV36 1DF

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Property Details

  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Communal, On Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: C

Property Features

  • Close to all amenities
  • Newly installed kitchen and bathroom
  • Character property

Property Summary

Situated in an excellent, central position in Forres, just minutes from the High Street, schools and Grant Park, 1 Nicol Place, a Grade C listed property within a conservation area, is a beautiful, stone house with large rooms. Accommodation comprises two/three bedrooms, sitting room, dining kitchen, front porch, WC, bathroom and an incredible cellar. Fully double-glazed with gas central heating, a new kitchen, new bathroom and recently installed carpets this bright house could make an excellent first time buy or buy-to-let investment.


A wood front door with glazed panels opens to a large front porch (2.2m x 3.3m) providing a spot to sit out on nice days, or to shed muddy boots and wet coats. Deep storage cupboard with WC. Wood floor. Glazed door to hall providing access to the kitchen, sitting room, cellar and staircase to the upper floor. The hall has been recently floored with light wood-effect laminate flooring.

Understairs cupboard with access to cellar

An under-stairs cupboard with coat hooks contains the hatch to the cellar. Steep wooden ladder-stairs provide access to the cellar which has stone walls and floor and electric light. Previously used as a store and wine cellar, there are shelves and cupboards.

Dining Kitchen (4.4m x 3.9m)

The dining kitchen is large and bright with a newly installed modern, white kitchen with a wide range of lower and upper cabinets and space for a dining table. A wide window seat with cushion sits beneath a wide window looking out to the enclosed garden. Integrated hob, oven, microwave and extractor fan. Single sink with mixer taps. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher and space for under-counter fridge and fridge freezer. Light, wood-effect laminate floor.

Sitting room (4.4m x 4.5m)

A spacious dual-aspect sitting room to the front of the house with a feature tile fireplace with electric coal-effect fire. To one side of the fireplace is a character alcove with shelves and cupboards below. Cornicing, original door and wooden shutters to either side of the windows provide lovely period features. Curtains and curtain rails. Carpet. Door to office.

Office (1.9m x 3.5m)

Accessed from the living room through an original, character wooden door, the office has an opaque window to the rear of the house providing natural light and ventilation. Carpet, shelves, deep built-in cupboard.

Carpeted stairs to the upper floor with a wooden handrail painted white. Recently installed grey carpet. The upper landing, with a white banister around, provides access to both bedrooms and the shower room. Cupboards running the length of the hall provide storage with a ceiling window providing natural light. Deep storage cupboard housing the gas combi boiler, installed in 2016.

Bedroom 1 (4.7m x 4.0m)

In need of renovation this spacious room, to the front of the house, has a bay dormer window.  There are a range of built-in-wardrobes and lower cupboards providing substantial storage space. Coombed ceilings provide a cottage feel. Curtains and curtain rail. Radiator. Carpet.

 Bedroom 2 (4.7m x 4.4m)

A second, large, dual-aspect double bedroom to the front of the house. Built-in cupboards. Carpet, radiator. Curtains and curtain rail.

 Shower room (2.4m x 2.0m)

A bright, newly installed, shower room with a white two-piece suite, comprising WC and basin, and a mains shower with oversized shower head and separate hand held spray. The basin, with mixer tap, is inset to a white cabinet unit with a wall-mounted cabinet with mirror door above. A window to the rear of the house provides light and ventilation. Wet wall. Vinyl floor.

Garden and Grounds

From South Street, the garden, bounded by a stone wall is accessed via a wrought iron gate.  Landscaped with a variety of bedding plants and shrubs, the garden is a lovely “cottage garden”. Paving slaps lead to the front door, and continue on to the end of the garden. An attached stone shed provides garden storage. Grant Park is virtually across the road and the High Street, library, primary schools, cafes and pubs are within a couple of minutes of the property.

Services: Gas, electricity and telephone.

 Heating: Gas central heating

 Viewing: Viewing is through R & R Urquhart’s Property Department on (01309) 676600

Date of Entry: Early entry is available