Gladfield, 26 Tolbooth Street, Forres IV36 1PH
£210,000 Offers Over - Recently Sold
- Superb central location
- Walking distance to shops, Cluny Hill and schools
- Detached, character home with private garden
- High ceilings and spacious rooms
Property SummaryA bright 3-bedroom, 2-reception room, detached house in an enviable central location, within minutes of Forres High Street, Cluny Hill, primary and secondary schools, library and sports facilities and within walking distance to Drumduan school, Forres Golf Course and the Health Centre.
With lovely high ceilings and great sized rooms, Gladfield is a beautiful stone, character house. A private driveway offers off-street parking for multiple cars and a quiet, enclosed garden to the rear of the property with a large garden shed completes the picture. Double glazed, large windows throughout the property.
Entering through a UPVC frosted glass door into the vestibule, with access to the downstairs WC and the kitchen.
WC (0.9m x 2.2m)
Convenient downstairs WC containing a 2-piece white suite; WC and basin. Wall mounted mirror, towel rail and disability handrail. Tiled floor. Window to the side of the building.
Dining Kitchen (3.6 m x 3.5 m)
The kitchen is fitted with a wide range of base and wall units with a tiled backsplash. The single bowl sink, with mixer taps, sits beneath a wide window looking to the private back garden. Tiled floor. Integrated dishwasher and extractor fan. Plumbed for a washing machine and with space for a free-standing cooker and fridge freezer. Wall mounted gas boiler. Arch leading to Sitting room 1 (one step down with disability handrails to either side).
Sitting Room 1 (4.6m x 4.0m)
With large windows to the front and rear of the house, the sitting room is a lovely light room. Curtain poles and curtains to both windows. There is an electric fireplace to one wall. Original features include the ceiling rose and picture rail. Window shelf. Carpet. Doors to Bedroom 1/Study and hallway.
Bedroom 1/Study (2.3m x 3.3m)
A single bedroom to the rear of the house that would be equally suited to a convenient office. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet. Window shelf.
The carpeted hall, with high ceilings, provides the connection between the front sitting room, rear sitting room and has the stairs to the upper floor. A UPVC glazed door to the front of the house leads to the driveway. Large under-stairs storage and coat hooks. Access to the cellar.
Sitting Room 2 (4.5m x 4.1m)
Another lovely, dual aspect, room with high ceilings. The coal-effect electric fire in a wooden fireplace with a mantelpiece provides a focal point to the room. Wooden shelving is built into the wall with a feature light brick wall. Curtains, pelmet and curtain rail. Carpet. Ceiling rose. Wall mounted lights. Window shelves.
The curved stairs with wooden balustrade lead to the carpeted upper landing. A large window, with window shelf, lets light stream in. Curtain pole and curtains. 3m ceilings to the landing.
Bedroom 2 (4.6m x 4.0m)
A substantial, double bedroom with large, dual aspect windows. Fireplace with tile surround and wooden hearth. Press cupboard with shelves. High coombed ceiling. Curtains and curtain rail. Window shelves. Carpet.
Bedroom 3 (3.9m x 4.6m)
A bright, double bedroom with dual aspect windows and window shelves. Fireplace with tile surround and wooden mantelpiece. Curtains and curtain poles. Carpet.
Bathroom (3.4m x 2.3m)
An ample bathroom containing a 3-piece grey suite, comprising WC, bath with wooden side panel, and pedestal basin. Separate shower cabinet with electric shower and handrail. Wall mounted mirror with wooden shelving below and a hand towel ring. An opaque window provides natural light and ventilation. Laundry cupboard with hot water tank. Partially tiled walls. Curtain pole and vertical blinds. Carpet. Access to attic.
Gardens and Grounds
A paved driveway, providing off street parking for multiple vehicles, leads to a gated entrance to the private rear garden. A stone path leads to a large wooden workshop with double doors and three windows. There is a paved patio area in front of the shed and a lawn in the centre of the garden. The garden is enclosed by a stone wall and along one side a lovely variety of shrubs and flowers have been planted.
Tolbooth Street is situated off Forres High Street and is easy walking distance of the primary and secondary schools, leisure facilities and a large play park is just minutes away.
Gladfield sits on Tolboot Street with most amenities within a few minutes’ walk. Just minutes away is the Grant Park, Forres High Street, the library, swimming pool and tennis courts. Applegrove and Anderson’s primary schools and Forres Academy are close by with the Drumduan school a short walk away.
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.