Dunbeath, 26 Councillors Walk, Forres, Moray, IV36 1HA

£275,000 Offers Over - Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway, Off Road Parking, On Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Council Tax Band: D

Property Features

  • Well maintained, substantial home
  • Spacious 4/5 bed house
  • Wonderful private rear garden
  • Fantastic family home
  • Central location close to most amenities
  • Located on a quiet cul de sac

Property Summary

A lovely 4/5 bedroom detached villa in excellent decorative order throughout, offering flexible accommodation with a spacious, open-plan sitting/dining/kitchen, 4 bedrooms (1 with en-suite), further bedroom/office, family bathroom,  WC, and utility room. In a desirable area of Forres, in a quiet cul de sac, 26 Councillors Walk is within walking distance of primary and secondary schools, health centre, parks, leisure centre and shops. With front and rear gardens and in move-in condition, this property is sure to appeal to a wide variety of buyers. Early viewing is highly recommended. 


A paved path leads through the front garden to the frosted glass UPVC door with glazed panel to the side into a bright hallway providing access to all ground floor accommodation, with a straight stair leading to the upper floor.

Hall (1.9m x 5.5m)

An understair cupboard provides storage and houses the electric meter. An additional open space under the stairs could be creatively shelved, turned into a cupboard or left open. Wooden floor. Radiator.

Lounge/Dining/Kitchen Room : Lounge (4.0m x 5.1m), Dining/Kitchen (2.8m x 6.3m)

A substantial, bright, open-plan room with a large picture window to the front of the house and patio doors to rear garden allowing light to stream in.  A wood burning stove provides a lovely feature in the sitting area.

The kitchen has a wide range of wall and base units with ample space for a dining table in the dining area. A wooden countertop and breakfast bar provides an additional seating space. The one-and-a-half bowl sink, with mixer taps, sits under a large window overlooking the back garden. Integrated hob, oven and extractor fan. Space for a freestanding fridge freezer and undercounter dishwasher. The double patio doors in the dining area open to an ample, paved patio area.  Wooden floor. Curtain rail and curtains in the living room.

Office / Bedroom 5 (4.5m x 2.5m)

An ample double bedroom or office, with a large window to front. Curtains and curtain pole. Wooden floor.

WC (1.8m x 1.1m)

Containing a 2-piece white suite comprising WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with wall-to-wall mirror above. Half-tiled walls.  An opaque window to the rear provides natural light and ventilation. Vinyl, tile-effect floor.

Utility Room (2.3m x 2.9m)

An extremely spacious utility room, with a UPVC frosted glass door, with side panel, to the rear garden. An L-shaped counter top to 2 walls provides great working space, with an inset double sink with mixer taps and drainer, and drawers beneath. Shelves. Plumbed for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. An additional cupboard houses the wall mounted boiler and has coat hooks. Vinyl flooring.


A straight carpeted stairs, with handrail, opens to the L-shaped landing.  Access to the insulated and partially floored loft. Hall cupboard with shelves.

Family Shower Room (1.6m x 1.9m)

Containing a 2-piece white suite comprising WC and wall-mounted wash hand basin. A separate corner shower enclosure houses a mains shower.  Half-tiled walls with full tiling in the shower enclosure.  An opaque window to the rear provides light and ventilation. Vinyl floor. Radiator.

Master Bedroom with ensuite (3.7m x 5.1m)

To the front of the house, with two windows overlooking the garden, the master bedroom is substantial. A double built-in wardrobe provides hanging and shelf space. Wooden floor. Curtain rail and curtains. Door with 2 glass panels leads to the ensuite.

Ensuite (1.3m x 3.4m)

With a 3-piece white suite comprising WC, wall-mounted wash hand basin, and a bath with a mains shower above.  Half tiled walls, with full tiling behind the bath, and tile flooring. A large wall mounted mirror sits above the basin. Small opaque window to the rear.

Bedroom 2 (2.8m x 3.2m)

A bright, double bedroom with a window to the rear garden. Built in double wardrobe with sliding doors provides hanging and shelf space. Curtain rail. Carpet.

Bedroom 3 (3.5m x 2.5m)

Double bedroom with a window to the rear garden.  A built in double wardrobe provides shelves and a hanging rail with a further cupboard, with shelves, proving ample additional storage. Wooden floor.

Bedroom 4 (3.7m x 2.8m)

A spacious double bedroom to the front of the property double built in wardrobes with a hanging rail and shelf and a further large walk-in cupboard space built into the eaves (measuring approx. 2.9m and 0.9m). Window to the front with a deep window ledge. Curtain pole, curtains. Wooden floor.

Garden and Grounds

The gardens of 26 Councillors Walk are substantial and offer a great opportunity for a keen gardener. The front garden is primarily laid to lawn, interspersed with mature shrubs, with a paved path through the middle leading to the front door, with beds to either side. A willow arch sits to the front of the path. A wide, paved driveway leads to the front of the house, with a paved path leading around the side to the rear garden.

The rear garden is enclosed and primarily laid to lawn. A large paved area spans the width of the house and provides a superb area for outdoor furniture. Mature hedging and privacy fencing bounds the rear garden. A wooden shed provides great storage and has a further paved area adjacent to it.

26 Councillors Walk lies in a cul-de-sac in a quiet, desirable, residential area of Forres close to the town centre, and is within walking distance to the Health Centre, schools, bus stop and railway station.

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.