5 Loch View, Forres, Moray, IV36 2XH
£330,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
- Spacious 4-bed, 2-reception room bungalow
- Double garage with accommodation above
- Partially covered deck with electricity points
- Located in Sanquhar, a desirable residential area of Forres
- Close to Sanquhar pond and surrounding woodland
Property SummaryA more perfectly placed bungalow in Forres would be hard to find. This spacious 4-bed, 2-reception room bungalow sitting in beautiful, level, and colourful gardens, with a double garage and accommodation above, would provide a wonderful family home for a wide variety of families.
Accommodation comprises dining kitchen, utility, dining room, sitting room, office space, family bathroom and 4 double bedrooms (one ensuite). Perfect for outdoor living with a large, covered deck to the side of the house and beautiful, manicured, wrap-around gardens.
Dining kitchen (3.9m x 3.0m)
An extremely bright dining kitchen to the rear of the house with sliding patio doors to the back garden. Light coloured upper and lower cabinets to two walls with integrated dishwasher, gas hob, oven, extractor fan, fridge-freezer and microwave. A contrasting grey tiled back-splash, with blue and green accent tiles, runs the length of the countertop. Ample room for a table to seat six. Light wood effect laminate floors, curtains and curtain pole.
Sitting room (5.9m x 4.0m)
A spacious sitting room to the front of the house with wide windows looking to the front garden. A living-flame gas fireplace, set in a marble surround with ornate wooden mantlepiece, provides a lovely feature. The arched, glazed door to the dining room and wooden, glazed door to the hall allow light to stream through. Carpet. Curtains and curtain rail. Vertical blinds.
Office space (1.8m x 1.8m)
Currently used as a small play area, this handy space has an arched opening to the hallway and bi-fold doors with glazed panels. Access to floored and insulated loft space.
Family bathroom (3.2m x 1.9m)
Containing a 3-piece, white suite comprising WC, bath and wash hand basin inset to modern, wall mounted bathroom cabinet, with LED lit mirror above and separate corner shower enclosure. The bathroom, installed approximately three years ago, is bright and modern with a light-coloured wet wall back-splash to the bath, basin and shower. Grey, wood effect laminate flooring. Tall, heated towel rail.
Dining room (4.0m x 2.9m)
Accessible from the sitting room and the hallway, this spacious dining room has sliding patio doors leading to a substantial side deck.
Bedroom 1 (3.2m x 3.0m)
A double bedroom to the rear of the house, with windows looking to the private rear garden. A single built-in cupboard provides hanging and shelf space. Carpet, curtains and curtain pole.
Bedroom 2 (3.2m x 2.6m)
To the front of the house and currently used as an office, this is an ample double bedroom. Vertical blinds. Wood effect laminate flooring.
Bedroom 3 – (3.2m x 3.4m)
To the rear of the house, this is a bright double bedroom with a single built-in wardrobe providing hanging and shelf space. Light, wood effect laminate flooring, curtains and curtain rail.
Bedroom 4 (3.9m x 3.9m)
To the front of the house, this large double bedroom has wall-to-wall built-in wardrobes , providing substantial hanging and shelf space. A large window overlooks the beautiful front gardens, with a mature red Beech tree providing lovely colour. Carpet, curtains and curtain pole. Door to ensuite.
Ensuite (1.2m x 2.4m)
A convenient ensuite containing a 2-piece white suite comprising WC, with hidden cistern, and wash hand basin mounted to bathroom cabinets. A separate shower enclosure houses a mains shower. Wall mounted mirror and medicine cabinet with mirrored door. The walls are fully tiled. Heated towel rail.
Utility room (2.1m x 1.7m)
A great utility room with a single sink and drainer, with mixer tap, inset to the countertop. Plumbed for washing machine with an under-counter Worcester combi gas boiler. A half-glazed uPVC door leads to the rear garden. Coat hooks. Light wood effect laminate flooring.
Deck (4.5m x 6.0m)
An outstanding addition to the house, this recently installed partially covered deck, located to the side of the house, with electricity points, provides a wonderful outside living space for all times of the day and year.
Garden and Outbuildings
The gardens of 5 Loch View are truly lovely. To the front, the garden is laid primarily to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. A paved path leads to the front door with a tarred driveway leading to the rear of the house, where there is a substantial parking to accommodate multiple cars and access to the large, double garage with accommodation above. The extremely private rear garden, apparently on the site of the original Sanquhar estate tennis courts, is level and primarily laid to lawn with multiple fruit trees and a large, mature, Horse Chestnut. Multiple flowering shrubs, including rhododendrons and geraniums, provide an abundance of colour to the garden.
The double garage is superb, with 2 up-and-over steel doors, electricity points and light. A ladder leads to the spacious room space above which is fully plasterboarded with wood-effect laminate flooring, lights and electricity points. 2 large Velux windows allow light to stream in. Fantastic space, ideal for home office, play room or extra temporary guest accommodation.
Two wooden sheds in the garden provide additional storage for garden tools.
Sanquhar is a desirable residential area of Forres, about half a mile south of the town centre. The nearby Sanquhar loch is an idyllic and peaceful setting, home to a rich variety of flaura and fauna. Sanquhar is surrounded by woodlands, where there are plenty of walks and mountain bike trails.
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.