31 Bogton Road, Forres, Moray, IV36 1BH
£110,000 Offers Over - Sold
- Charming stone character property
- Spacious accommodation
- Bright and spacious property
- Move-in condition 2 bed, first floor flat
- Close to schools, parks and transport
Property SummaryBright, spacious two-bedroom, first floor flat in a character stone building, with incredible development potential, situated just a few minutes’ walk from the Grant Park, Forres High Street, cafes, shops, Andersons and Drumduan primary schools. Previously with approved planning permission to extend into the attic space to create an additional 2 bedrooms and bathroom.
In a traditional, stone building, the accommodation currently comprises two bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, and bathroom. A large, rear garden with a privacy fence to 3 sides, provides a fabulous private, outdoor space. With double glazing and gas central heating, this beautiful flat is ready to move in to and would make an outstanding first-time-buy, or buy-to-let.
Entering from the side of the building through a wooden door with glass panels to the private staircase leading to the flat. With wooden stairs, painted white, and a opaque skylight, the staircase is bright. Wooden handrail.
Hallway (3.9m x 1.0m)
The hallway provides access to all accommodation. Character wood-plank flooring painted white. Hatch to the attic. The attic, which is insulated and partially floored, along with a deep, walk-in hallway cupboard provide substantial storage space. Outside the kitchen door, clever use has been made of wood panelling to create handy storage behind.
Sitting room (4.2m x 4.8m)
A bright, spacious sitting room with tall windows facing to the front of the house. An open fireplace with wooden mantelpiece and surround creates a wonderful feature to the room. To either side of the fireplace are deep alcoves, one is open and would have space to accommodate a bookcase or cupboard with the other shelved with cupboard space below. TV point. Curtains and curtain pole. Wall mounted wooden shelf. Wooden flooring.
Bedroom 1 (3.7m x 4.1m)
To the front of the house this bright and spacious double bedroom has large windows with a shelf beneath. Shelved cupboard with wooden door. Curtain pole. Carpet. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 (3.1m x 3.4m)
Double bedroom with a tall window to the rear looking out over the garden and the trees beyond. The cupboard with a wooden door, shelved alcove and further shelf around the door frame provide plenty of storage. Roller blind. Wooden flooring.
Bathroom (1.9m x 2.1m)
Containing a 3-piece suite comprising WC, wall mounted basin, and bath with a mains shower above. A large opaque window, to the rear, provides plenty of natural light and ventilation. Partially tiled walls with bright, white tiling. Radiator with wall mounted towel rail above. Wall mounted cupboard. Wall mounted mirror. Wood-effect vinyl flooring.
Kitchen (4.1m x 3.2m)
A light, spacious dining kitchen with a large window looking out over the rear garden. Light coloured lower cabinets and wall mounted wooden shelves provide ample storage with space for a dining table to the side. A single stainless-steel sink with drainer sits beneath the window. Plumbed for washing machine and space for a cooker and tall fridge freezer. Deep built-in pantry cupboard with shelves. Vinyl flooring.
Garden and Grounds
Bogton Road is a quiet road close to a large, open playing areas with outdoor play equipment. Forres High Street, schools, the community centre, Grant Park, Cluny Hill and most other amenities are within a few minutes’ walk. 31 Bogton Road has a large, private garden to the rear with privacy fences to either side. The property is accessed through a wooden gate to the side of the house. To the side of the house there are planted flower beds with a paved path leading to the door of the flat. The rear garden is primarily laid to lawn with mature trees. There is an open wooden garden shed provide ample storage space for bikes or wood.
Forres is a thriving small town in the northeast of Scotland. With an active high street offering butchers, bakers, cafes, gift shops, hairdressers, a tailor, post office and grocery shops, it continues to offer a wide selection of services. The town boasts large parks and woodland walks, having been placed, or won, the relevant section of Britain in Bloom on multiple occasions. Primary and secondary schooling is available in the town, with the Drumduan Steiner school offering alternative education and Gordonstoun private school a mere 11 miles away with transport available daily.
Healthcare is available in Forres with hospitals in Elgin (12 miles) and Inverness (26) miles. Transport links are excellent with a regular bus running between Aberdeen and Inverness, a train station also on the main line between Aberdeen and Inverness and airports in both Inverness and Aberdeen providing daily flights to domestic and international destinations.
Outdoor opportunities are incredible with the beautiful white sand beaches of Findhorn less than 5 miles away, offering sailing, paddleboarding and wild swimming, skiing is available in both The Lecht and Cairngorms, both less than an hour away, and endless opportunities for walking, biking, horse riding and hiking in the vast forests of Culbin and Newtyle.
Please note that all measurements and distances are approximate and provided for guidance only.