93 Balnageith Rise, Forres, IV36 2HF
£125,000 Offers Over - New Instruction, Virtual tour available
- Spacious 2-bedroom first floor flat
- Study area in attic, with power and light
- Private balcony
- Popular residential location
- Ample parking for residents
Property SummaryLocated in a popular, modern, residential area of Forres, 93 Balnageith Rise is tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac, with plenty of parking spaces for residents and visitors. This spacious 2-bedroom upper flat is situated close to a supermarket, medical and dental services, and is within easy reach of schools, shops and transport links to Inverness, Aberdeen and beyond. Convenient for working from home, the whole flat, including loft space, benefits from full fibre broadband.
A wooden door leads from the front path into the lower vestibule, with light wood-effect laminate flooring, and straight carpeted stairs leading to the upper hall. The upper hall provides access to all accommodation and has a deep cupboard which provides access to the loft space. Accommodation comprises 2 double bedrooms, open plan living/kitchen, family bathroom and room in the attic. There is shared parking and a shared garden space.
Open Plan Living/Kitchen (4.4m x 6.5m)
A spacious, open plan kitchen/living room with 2 large, south/south-west facing, windows. Patio doors open to a terracotta-tiled balcony with metal railing providing ample space for small table and chairs to sit out. Curtain poles, horizontal blinds, carpet.
The kitchen has a wide range of lower and upper wood-effect cabinets and drawers. Integrated oven, 4-ring gas hob and extractor fan. The under-counter washer/dryer, dishwasher and large American-style, free-standing, fridge freezer will be included in the sale. A single sink with drainer and mixer taps sits beneath the wide window looking to the side of the flats with a tiled backsplash running along the length of the countertop. Horizontal wooden blinds and vinyl flooring.
Bathroom (2.0m x 2.5m)
The bathroom contains a 3-piece white suite comprising a washbasin with mixer taps inset to a bathroom cabinet with a mirror and glass holder above, WC, and bath with mains shower. This bright bathroom has wet wall to 2 walls and a deep shelf with ample space to for further storage units. Vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 1 (3.4m x 3.0m)
An ample double bedroom with a large south-facing window. A double built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors provides ample hanging and shelf space. Curtain pole, carpet.
Bedroom 2 (3.1m x 2.5m)
To the side of the flat, this good size double bedroom has a large window with wooden horizontal blinds and curtain pole. A built-in cupboard with wooden door provides hanging and shelf space. Tiled floor.
Loft Space (3.6m x 1.7m)
The hallway cupboard is shelved with a wooden ladder leading to a cleverly designed loft/office space in complete privacy. Carpeted and wired with electric lights, this area has been completely plaster-boarded to provide a quiet additional space for working or space for kids to play or watch TV. A door opens from the office space into incredible loft space, partially floored, reaching right into the eaves of the house, with a very high ceiling (4.6m).
The communal area to the front of the flats feature a large, circular, area with pale gravel chips and several lovely trees. A pathway of block paving runs from the car park to the flat. There is an archway through from the front garden area to the back of the properties, where there is a further area of communal gardens. The back garden areas are laid to lawn with a slabbed pathway along the side and rear of the building. The boundaries to the communal, rear, gardens have high wooden fences. There is shared parking at the front of the flats.
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.