88a High Street, Forres, Moray, IV36 1NX

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Property Details

  • Type: Flat / Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: A

Property Features

  • Beautiful move-in condition
  • Convenient central location
  • Close to all local amenities
  • First floor flat

Property Summary

Situated in a central position on Forres High Street, yet tucked away down a quiet lane, this bright, 1 bed, upper flat is minutes from many local amenities such as the schools, shops, library, bus stop and train station. A wonderful, compact home with recently installed German radiators that adapt to the temperatures in the room make for a lovely cosy home. A fantastic 1st time buy, downsizing or rental property.


Through a locked gate to a lane leading from the High Street, external stairs lead to the front door. The lane is gated at both ends, with the High Street to one side and the Bank Lane carpark to the rear. Only one other flat is accessed via this lane with Boots, the chemist, occupying the ground floor. Concrete steps and a metal handrail lead to the flats.

Entering the flat through a wood-effect door into the hallway.


Providing access to all accommodation. Carpet. Electric radiator.

Bedroom (2.9m x 3.0m)

A half glass, wooden door leads into an ample double bedroom with a replacement sash-and-case character window allowing light to stream in. A double, built-in wardrobe, with louvre doors provides hanging and shelf space. The wardrobe also houses the hot water tank (installed 2022) and the electricity consumer units. Decorative glass lightshade. Carpet. Curtain pole.

Bathroom (2.3m x 1.4m)

Containing a white 3-piece suite comprising WC, WHB and bath. There is a handrail over the bath and a shower attachment to the taps. The wash hand basin, mounted on a character old wooden school desk, provides a lovely feature. Wall mounted mirror. Wooden toilet roll holder. Metal corner shelves. Fan heater. Partially tiled walls. Carpet.

Sitting room/kitchenette (4.2m x 3.2m) / (2.6m x 1.7m)

A beautiful, stripped pine, character door opens to the bright sitting room, with large, double-glazed windows looking to the courtyard to the side. Carpet. Curtain pole. Electric radiator.

The kitchenette is open plan to the living room and contains a wide range of lower cabinets with open, wall-mounted cupboards above. A single, ceramic sink with mixer taps is inset to the countertop with a white tiled splashback running the length of the surface. A traditional, double, long shelving unit between the kitchen and lounge is reminiscent of the cottages on the Isle of Mull or in Brodie Castle kitchens. Plumbed for a washing machine and fridge.


88a High Street is in the heart of the town of Forres which provides a good range of amenities to include primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, doctor’s surgery and a variety of national and local retail outlets. Accessed from a gated close which only provides access to one other flat, it is secure and private. The lanes in Forres all have their own character. 88a High Street is located on, Tolbooth Wynd, which is participating the Unexpected Gardens project, set up in Forres town centre. Called 'Living Lanes', this year the seller is growing edible plants and vegetables.

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.