Delamere, Sanquhar Road, Forres IV36 1DG

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Property Details

  • Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Carport, Driveway
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: E

Property Features

  • Fantastic location close to woodland walks and park
  • Walking distance to schools and amenities
  • Development potential
  • Substantial front and rear gardens

Property Summary

Rarely does a house in such a great location on Sanquhar Road become available. Located in one of the most convenient locations in Forres only minutes' walk from the primary and secondary schools, Sanquhar pond and woods, Cluny Hill and all the amenities of the High Street, Delamere offers a fantastic opportunity for a central home on a very desirable street. Currently with two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, dining room and sitting room downstairs and a large room upstairs with a smaller room coming off it, the house could potentially be further developed to provide quite substantial accommodation. Set back from the road with substantial front and rear gardens that reach from Sanquhar Road back to Alexandra Terrace, and looking out over Roysvale Park.


Enter through a glazed front door into a convenient from vestibule, with a further half-glazed door with glazed side-panels into the hallway, providing access to all ground floor accommodation.


A T shaped hallway. Carpet. Radiator. Large hall cupboard containing electricity meter. Stairs to the upper floor are accessed through a door in the hallway.

Kitchen (3.9m x 2.6m)

A good-sized kitchen with a wide range of wooden wall-mounted and lower units to three walls. Natural light floods through the picture window looking out to the enclosed rear garden, making it a wonderfully bright room. There is a breakfast bar with seating for two. A sink-and-a-half basin with mixer tap sits below the window to the garden.  Integrated (Stoves) double oven, hob with extractor fan, integrated dishwasher, plumbed for washing machine. Tiled splashback. Linoleum. Double glazed PVC door leads to the rear gardens.

Dining room (2.8m x 2.9m)

Next to the kitchen, the dining room is to the rear of the house. With wooden shelving and cupboards fitted to one wall, there is a large picture window looking out to the rear gardens. The gas boiler is housed within one of the cupboards. Curtain rail and curtain. Carpet. Radiator.

Sitting room (4.0m x 4.3m)

With a large bay window facing out over the front gardens towards Roysvale Park, the sitting room has a wood burning stove sitting in a character tiled fireplace. There are alcoves to each side of the fireplace, one with shelves and one with a cupboard. Curtains and curtain pole. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 1 (3.9m x 3.8m)

To the front of the house, and currently used as a second sitting room, this bright, dual-aspect room has a feature tile fireplace with an arched alcove with cupboards to one side. Large bay windows look out over the front garden and a further window looks to the side gardens. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet. Radiator.

 Bedroom 2 (3.3m x 3.8m)

A spacious dual-aspect bedroom with triple built in wardrobes to one wall and a further double built-in cupboard with shelves to another. A large window looks out over the rear garden with a second window looking to the side of the house. Carpet. Radiator. Curtains and curtain rail.

Bathroom (2.7m x 1.7m)

Containing a white 3 piece suite with a corner bath with mixer tap, WC and pedestal basin with a mirror above. There is a separate shower cabined with an electric shower. Large built-in cupboard containing hot water tank and providing shelving for laundry. Tiled walls. An opaque window to the back garden provides plenty of natural light. Carpet.


The stairs to the upper floor are accessed via a door in the hallway. They are steep and carpeted with a window to the front garden. Upstairs there are dormers with large windows that look out over the rear garden. The upper floor is predominantly occupied by one large room (5.6m x 5.5m), with a further smaller room (4.2m x 2.2m at widest) to the side.  There is a spacious built in cupboard with double doors in the larger room. Curtains and curtain rails. Carpet. The smaller room has been most recently used as an office and has no windows. It is also carpeted. Access to the loft space is via this room. Subject to planning consents, there could be scope to further develop out the upper floor.

Garden and Grounds

Sanquhar Road is one of the most desirable streets in Forres. The houses are mostly character homes. Delamere has an open outlook, looking out over Roysvale Park to the front. There are deep gardens to the front currently with mature trees and shrubs providing a great deal of privacy. A driveway to the side leads to a carport, garage and large shed, with a path leading to the rear of the house. At the side opposite the garage, there is a wooden greenhouse attached to the side of the home with a large paved patio area. The gardens to the rear are split into two distinct areas with a row of trees separating the area immediately behind the house from the area further back. The gardens are substantial and were previously used for growing and selling herbaceous plants. Immediately behind the house there is a lawn with a drying line. In the rear area there is an older poly tunnel measuring approximately 16m x 4m.