54 Knockomie Rise, Forres, Moray, IV36 2HG

£255,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
Recently Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway, Garage
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Immaculate 4 bed detached home
  • Lovely private gardens
  • Spacious conservatory
  • End of cul de sac

Property Summary

Located at the very end of a quiet cul-de-sac in a popular residential area of Forres, this immaculate four-bedroom, detached home, with a lovely conservatory to the rear, is incredibly private. With areas to sit out at any time of day both front and rear gardens are neatly manicured with areas of lawn and patio. The beauty of this house is that the accommodation and outside space would suit a wide range of families; purchasers looking for a “lock-up-and-go” home, a family with children, or an amazing rental. There is a spacious living/dining room, superb conservatory, large modern kitchen, utility room, downstairs WC, upstairs family bathroom, four double bedrooms, garage and shed. The garden is large enough to sit out and enjoy the outdoor space in complete privacy while being small enough to be entirely manageable.

Modern and spacious. 54 Knockomie Rise is conveniently located within easy reach of medical and dental providers, supermarket, nursery and schools. There are nearby parks and wonderful woodland walks around Loch of the Blairs and Altyre woods.

Entering through a wooden front door into a dual aspect vestibule, with windows looking to each side, and into the hallway through a wooden door which has glazed panels.  The vestibule and hallway have beautiful Karndean wooden flooring.  There is a low-level cupboard under the stairs and in the hallway there are an additional two cupboards, one with a hanging rail and coat hooks.

Sitting Room/Dining Room (6.9m x 3.2m)

This lovely, spacious open plan room has a timber-framed window looking to the neat front garden and French doors to the conservatory. In the sitting room, there is a feature pebble-effect fire with a wooden surround and mantle shelf, and a grey metal-effect surround and hearth.  A wide arch connects the sitting room and the dining room with a further door to the kitchen. Karndean flooring.

Conservatory (3.2m x 3.8m)

A room for all seasons, this bright conservatory has double-glazed windows to three sides, bringing wonderful natural light to this welcoming family space.  The wide window ledges of the conservatory provide a great display space.  Karndean flooring. Blinds.

Kitchen (3.1m x 3.1m)

With a good selection of lower and upper cupboards, with a high-gloss finish and chrome handles.  The worktops and backsplash have an air of sophistication with their matt, dark grey finish. A black, composite, one-and-a-half sink, with drainer, sits beneath the window looking to the rear garden. Integrated fridge freezer, 5-ring gas hob, oven and extractor fan. Dark grey wood-effect vinyl flooring.

A wooden door leads to the utility room.

Utility Room (2.9m x 1.6m)

A great utility room with base cabinets and wall cabinets, an integrated dishwasher and a single sink with a drainer and mixer tap.  Dark grey wood-effect vinyl flooring.  A wooden door, with a glazed panel leads to the back garden with a further door to the garage.

Downstairs WC (2.0m x 1.0m)

This convenient WC contains a white 2-piece suite, comprising a WC and a pedestal washbasin.  It has a tiled splash back and a glass shelf above the washbasin. Karndean flooring.

Upstairs

From the hallway there is a carpeted, U-shaped staircase with wooden balustrades and handrails and a small landing midway. A tall window, looking to the front of the house, permits light to stream in. The upstairs landing provides access to all upper floor accommodation.  The upstairs doors are wooden, and the top landing is carpeted.

Bedroom 1 (3.1m x 2.9m)

This ample double bedroom has double built-in wardrobes, with sliding mirror doors, containing hanging rail and shelves.  This bedroom has a Velux window overlooking the back garden and the window is fitted with blinds and set into a slightly coombed ceiling.   There is a little alcove below the window, an ideal spot for a comfy chair or small cabinet. Light wood-effect laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2 (2.4m x 3.1m)

Another bright and ample double bedroom with a large window looking out to the back garden.  The room is carpeted and has a single built-in wardrobe with a hanging rail and shelf.

Main bedroom (3.2m x 3.1m)

A lovely double room benefiting from lots of natural light from the large window, which looks out to the back garden. There are double built-in wardrobes, with shelf and hanging rail, and sliding, mirrored doors.  Carpet. Venetian blind.  A door leads to the ensuite.

Ensuite (2.3m x 1m)

This convenient ensuite contains a 2-piece white suite, comprising WC, and a wall-mounted washbasin with a mixer tap, and a fitted cupboard beneath.  Above the washbasin there is a wall mounted mirror with a light and above the WC there is a glass shelf.  In the ensuite there is a separate shower unit with a glass door, containing a mains shower.  Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 4 (2.6m x 2.6m)

Another bright, double, bedroom with a window looking out to the front garden.  There is a coombed ceiling to one side of the bedroom.  Carpet. Venetian blinds.

Family bathroom (2.6m x 1.9m)

Containing a 3-piece white suite comprising WC, a pedestal sink, with a mixer tap, and a bath, with mixer tap, and a wood- effect panel beneath. There is a glass shower screen and a shower above the bath.   The bath has a pristine tiled backsplash, and the tiling continues behind the WC and washbasin.  There is a towel shelf in the bathroom and above the shelf there is a wall-mounted mirror.  There is a coombed ceiling with a Velux window.  Ladder, heated, towel rail. Decorative, textured, floor tiles and a lovely wood effect trim around the tiles.

Outside

The back garden is a well-manicured, peaceful space and an effective sun trap.  The rear patio area has beautiful flagstones with an area of lawn beyond.  Surrounding that there is wooden edging, behind which there is a good selection of trees and shrubs placed along the privacy fence providing a tranquil outdoor space to sit out or entertain.  A raised, slabbed, pathway leads from the back garden through a gate to the front of the house.

The front of this lovely, detached home is open and attractive, with a facing-stone feature to the porch and a paved path alongside a neat monobloc driveway with ample room for two cars. The garage has a dark wood-effect electric roller door, concrete floor, light and electricity points.

There is an area of lawn to the front garden, with mature trees and a wooden privacy fence providing a separation with the neighbouring garden. A pathway leads to the front door and around to an area of flagstones, which would make a lovely, and private, area for sitting out.  There is a gate into the side garden, which is laid to gravel and accommodates a wooden shed perfect for storing garden tools, bicycle and garden furniture.

 

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.