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2 Castle Street, Forres, Moray, IV36 1PW

£150,000 Offers Over - Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: On Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Council Tax Band: B

Property Features

  • Lovely 3 bed semi-detached house
  • Superb location close to most amenities
  • Private, mature gardens
  • Walking distance to schools and parks

Property Summary



A bright 3-bedroom, semi-detached, character house in an enviable central location, within minutes of schools, parks, tennis courts, swimming pool, shops, transport and walks.

With great sized rooms, 2 Castle Street is a solid, stone, character house. With a large, enclosed garden to the rear of the property with a summer house and garden sheds, the house would be ideally suited for a family with children, or anyone who enjoys gardening.


Vestibule (1.4m x 1.8m)

Entering through a wooden front door with a small decorative stained glass panel to the vestibule. Wall mounted electricity consumer unit. Wooden cupboard. Carpet. Curtain rail, curtains. Half-glazed door to hall.

Hall (1.0m x 3.1m)

Entering through a wooden door with frosted glass to the hall, providing access to the living room, bathroom and stairs to the upper floor. A large understairs cupboard provides substantial storage.

Sitting Room (4.3m x 4.2m)

With large windows to the front of the house, the sitting room is a spacious, light room. 2 wall mounted lights. A gas fire sits on a marble hearth with feature wood panelling behind. To either side of the fire there are deep alcoves one of which has a feature arched alcove with a wooden shelf and a wall mounted mirror. A wooden bi-fold door leads into the kitchen. Carpet. Curtain rail, curtains. Blinds.

Kitchen (3.1m x 3.0m)

The kitchen is fitted with a wide range of upper and lower cabinets. The single bowl sink, with mixer taps, sits beneath a wide window looking to the private back garden.  Plumbed for a washing machine. Integrated hob and oven. Space for a gas cooker or fridge freezer.

A door leads to a deep L-shaped pantry (2.7m x 2.9m) with electricity and light providing a substantial amount of storage. Space for a large fridge freezer. A frosted glass door leads to the conservatory. Linoleum floor.

Sun Room (2.2m x 2.3m)

The conservatory provides a private space to sit outside or to use as a rear vestibule when coming in from the garden.  Blinds. Curtain rails, curtains. Carpet. A wooden door with glazed panels leads to the back garden. Handrails. Step.

Wet Room/Shower Room (1.8m x 1.9m)

Recently installed the wet room has a white two-piece suite comprising WC and wall-mounted corner basin with mirror above. An electric shower is mounted to the wall with a curtain surround. separate HB with an electric shower. Shower curtain and curtain rail. UPVC glazed window to the side of the house. Wall mounted bathroom cabinet with mirrored doors and a shelf. Vinyl flooring. Partially tiled walls. Handrails at shower and WC.

Upper Floor

The upper landing is carpeted and provides access to all three bedrooms. Loft access. (Insulated and partially floored)

Bedroom 1 (5.3m x 3.5m)

A substantial, double bedroom with a large window to the front of the house. Storage is provided through a built-in wooden cupboard with sliding doors and a deep wardrobe space with a curtain. Carpet. Curtain rails, curtains.

Bedroom 2 (3.0m x 2.4m)

A bright bedroom with a window to the rear of the house overlooking the garden and with views towards Cluny Hill. Wall mounted shelves and mirror. Carpet. Curtain rail and curtains.

Bedroom 3 (3.8m x 2.9m)

A good-sized double bedroom with two built in cupboards, one with shelves and one containing the hot water tank. Wooden shelves sit below the window. Wall mounted shelves. Window to the back garden and views towards Cluny Hill. Carpet. Curtain rail and curtains.

Gardens and Grounds

2 Castle Street has gardens to the front and rear. To the front the garden is primarily laid to gravel for easy maintenance. A paved path leads down the side of the house with a wooden gate providing access to the enclosed, rear garden. The garden is fabulous. The area nearest the house is predominately stone chips and paved and has a wooden shed. The rear section of garden has a summer house and 3 wooden planters. It has a wide variety of shrubs and mature plants along the side border. The garden is enclosed primarily by a wooden fence with a lovely variety of shrubs and flowers.

The proximity of 2 Castle Street to virtually all the amenities that Forres has to offer would make it possible to live here without a car. Tesco and the High Street shops are within walking distance and lovely walks around Sanquhar Pond and up through Chapelton make it a super spot for anyone who enjoys walking. Expansive, white sand beaches are approximately 15 mins drive away in the lovely coastal village of Findhorn or Roseisle. Forres is a thriving town, with an active High Street offering a wide range of shops. There are 4 primary school and 2 secondary schools, including the Drumduan school. It sits on the main trainline from Aberdeen to Inverness and Inverness International airport at Dalcross is approximately 30 mins drive.