37 Forbeshill, Forres, Moray, IV36 1JJ

£175,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
Recently Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Council Tax Band: C

Property Features

  • Quiet location within walking distance of most amenities
  • Open views to the fields behind
  • Lovely move-in condition
  • Close to fields and woods.

Property Summary

At the end of a cul de sac, at the lower end of Forbeshill, with open views across the fields behind, this lovely 3/4-bedroom semi-detached home is in move-in condition. Within minutes of Cluny Hill, Drumduan School and Forres Golf Course and within walking distance of Forres High Street, primary and secondary schools, library and sports facilities 37 Forbeshill it is ideally situated for a wide variety of families.

Accommodation comprises lovely open plan sitting/dining room, kitchen, and dining room/4th bedroom downstairs, with 3 bedrooms and shower room upstairs. The private, enclosed gardens, created for ease of maintenance, are tidy and well maintained with a large double workshop and a further single shed. There is loc-bloc off-street parking to the front. Double-glazed throughout with gas central heating. Furniture available by separate negotiation.

ACCOMMODATION

Entering through a new half-glazed UPVC front door, with electronic cat/small dog flap, to the light hallway, providing access to the kitchen and sitting/dining room. The cat flap can be programmed to your pet’s microchip to ensure that only your pet can come in and out at the times that you permit. Wood-effect laminate floor.

Kitchen (2.5m x 2.7m)

A bright modern kitchen to the front of the house with a wide range of upper and lower kitchen cabinets. A one-and-a half bowl sink with mixer tap sits beneath the window. Integrated NEFF double oven, gas hob, fridge freezer, washing machine and extractor fan.  With a tile splashback and wood-effect laminate floor this is a lovely kitchen. Vertical blinds.

Sitting/Dining room (4.4m x 6.4m, max measurement)

A beautifully light L-shaped room with new double-glazed UPVC patio doors and a large window providing views across the enclosed rear garden and the open fields beyond.  A coal-effect gas fire, with tile surround and a wooden mantlepiece, provides a feature to the sitting room with a TV bracket above to hold a wall-mounted TV. Double wooden doors with glass panels open to the dining room/Bedroom 4. Carpet. Curtains and curtain pole. Glazed double doors to the dining room/Bedroom 4 and a glazed door to the carpeted stairs. Understairs cupboard provides substantial storage and potential to repurpose to house a combi boiler and enlarge the upstairs bathroom by removing the hot water tank.

Dining room/Bedroom 4 (2.2m x 5.0m)

To the front of the house, this room has been previously used as a family room and a bedroom and is currently a dining room. Light wood-effect laminate flooring and a large window with blinds. Wall bracket for TV. Floating shelf. The current owners had considered creating an opening from the hallway and closing the double doors from the living room, to make this a self-contained downstairs bedroom.

Upstairs

Upper floor

The upper landing provides access to the insulated and partially boarded attic, providing significant additional storage. 

Shower room (1.6m x 2.7m)

With a 2-piece white suite comprising WC, with hidden cistern, and a basin with mixer taps inset to useful bathroom cabinets. A separate corner shower enclosure has a MIRA electric shower. Partially tiled walls and vinyl wood-effect floor. An opaque window, providing natural light and ventilation, looks to the back garden. Extractor fan. Wall-mounted towel rail over radiator, toilet roll holder. An alcove provides ample room for a freestanding shelf unit.

Built in laundry cupboard with shelves and housing the boiler, installed in 2013, and hot water tank. There could be potential to enlarge the shower room and installing a bath in addition by repurposing this cupboard.

Bedroom 1 (3.0m x 3.5m)

A light, double bedroom, to the rear of the house. With a large window looking to the trees and fields, this bedroom has double built-in wardrobes with a curtain door (original doors are stored in the attic and could be re-installed). Wood-effect laminate floor. Roller blind. Curtain pole and curtains.

Bedroom 2 (2.7m x 2.0m)

Single bedroom currently utilised as an office, with ample room for a bed, bedside table and chest of drawers. A window look to the rear of the house. Carpet. Roller blind.

Bedroom 3 (3.1m x3.5m)

A good-sized double bedroom to the front of the home. A wide window allows light to stream in. Double built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and 3 shelves. Carpet. Roller blind.

Garden and Grounds

A spacious loc-bloc parking area with room for 3 cars has been laid to the front providing easy maintenance, off-street parking. A large double workshop, measuring approximately 8m x 2.5m, provides a great outdoor area with light and electricity and with a workbench with fitted vice.  A wooden gate provides access to the enclosed rear garden which has been primarily laid to stone chips with areas for plant pots interspersed throughout. A large, paved patio area, immediately adjacent to the rear of the house with a brick fire pit, provides a lovely space to sit out, with views to the fields behind. Mature trees outside the rear wall provide additional privacy with solar lights attached to the wall around the patio providing a lovely evening ambience. Rotary dryer. The views from the back garden are straight into the adjacent fields. Wonderful access for walking with a path leading up, outside the garden, to the fields, Muiry woods and the golf course. Convenient exterior tap.

37 Forbeshill is situated on a lovely, quiet residential street just minutes’ walk from Cluny Hill, Drumduan school and Forres Golf Course. The primary and secondary schools, leisure facilities and Forres High Street are all within walking distance and there is a bus that runs from Forbeshill into Forres High Street.

The Highland capital city of Inverness is approximately 25 miles west of Forres and provides extensive retail, leisure and entertainment facilities in addition to road and rail links south. Dalcross airport is approximately 6 miles east of Inverness on the A96.