Fishers Cottage, 4 Findhorn IV36 3YE
£165,000 Offers Over - Under Offer
- Sea views from the living room
- Fully enclosed patio garden
- Situated in the centre of Findhorn
- 2 parking spaces
- B Listed Cottage
Property SummarySitting a stone's throw from the sea, this lovely one bedroom cottage provides an excellent escape from the craziness of day-to-day life. Take in the stunning view from the cottage across Findhorn Bay to the Culbin Forest or enjoy the sun streaming into the enclosed private patio garden. With original pine flooring, tongue-and-groove wood lined walls, double glazed casement windows and beautiful original wood panel doors, this cottage exudes tranquility. The cottage is part of a quadrangle of former salmon fisheries cottages and is situated to the rear of the quad providing great protection on the wilder days while still having a view directly to the sea through the courtyard.
A wooden front door leads from the shared courtyard into the vestibule with access to the bathroom and hallway. The bright vestibule has a window facing the patio garden and a cupboard housing the fusebox and electricity meter. Carpet tiles. Glazed double doors lead to the hallway. With wood lined walls and ceiling, the compact hallway provides a handy space for hanging outdoor coats. Pitch pine door to bedroom, and entrance to living area
Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room (5.9m x 4.7m)
A spacious room with wood flooring and a stove. Kitchen cabinets to 2 walls with pine doors and a Belfast sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine inside one of the kitchen cupboards. Matching wood countertop and backsplash. Integrated Zanussi hob, oven and extractor fan above. Ceiling hatch to insulated loft containing the cold water tank.
A window from the dining area looks into the shared courtyard area and a second window from the living area out through the courtyard opening to Findhorn Bay. A multi-fuel stove on a slate hearth with a wooden mantel and stone fire surround is featured in the living room area with wall cupboards to the side, containing the hot water tank and immersion heater. Pine flooring. TV point. Phone socket. Two Dimplex wall mounted convection heaters.
Bathroom (1.9m x 2.2m)
A bright room with a 3 piece white suite comprising pedestal sink, WC and bath with electric shower above. The bath has wood panelling. Opaque, double-glazed window. Wall-mounted electric towel rail and fan heater. Carpet tiles. 2 walls tiled with white tiles. Shelf with shaving point above. Access to insulated loft space.
Bedroom (4.0m x 2.7m)
A lovely bedroom with half-glazed pine door, with a window above, opening to the private enclosed garden. The far end of the room has wall-to-wall cupboards providing shelves and hanging space. Wall-mounted electric convection heater s. Pine floor, wood lined walls.
Garden and Grounds
There is a fully-enclosed, private patio garden (4.1m x 4.8m) with wooden decking, a small area of stone chips and a woodshed. There is a mature tree and ample space for a bench, patio furniture, a washing line and pot plants. A high wood fence provides complete privacy. A gate leads to the front, shared courtyard. The courtyard then leads out to the bay.
There is space to park two vehicles in the parking area to the side of the cottages, a real asset in Findhorn.
Mains water, electricity, telephone and drainage
Heating: Electric convection heating and multi fuel stove
Date of Entry: Early entry is available
Fishers Cottage sits in the very sought after village of Findhorn, close to the waterfront and minutes’ walk from all the local amenities, cafes and the Yacht Club. The primary school is in Kinloss, 2 miles away and secondary education is in Forres, 5 miles away. Transportation to schools is provided from Findhorn.
The close-by town of Forres is a wonderful former Royal Burgh situated close to the Cairngorm Mountain Range and within 5 miles of the beautiful white-sand beaches that run from Findhorn to Burghead. Local amenities include good primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, banks, restaurants, doctor’s surgery and a variety of national and local retail outlets.
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.
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