Lonach, Milton of Grange, Forres IV36 2TR
£390,000 Offers Over - Virtual tour available
- Semi rural location close to amenities
- Views to fields
- Spacious with 4 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
- Enormous workshop with option for additional accommodation
Property Summary*** £10,000 BELOW HOME REPORT VALUE ***
Situated approximately a quarter of a mile from Forres, Lonach offers the opportunity to live in a semi-rural location within walking distance of Forres and within close reach of all amenities. Lonach has lovely open views out across fields to the front.
The house has been built to a high standard and offers exceptional living space inside with a vast amount of workshop/storage space outside. The doors and skirting boards are Mahogany throughout with teak fire surrounds. An integral vacuum cleaning system is a superb labour saving device.
With substantial space, Lonach has a formal sitting room, family room, dining kitchen, dining room, utility and shower room downstairs with three/four bedrooms, family bathroom and en suite upstairs. This house would appeal to anyone looking for spacious accommodation within easy reach of most amenities.
Outside, the gardens wrap around the house providing areas of lawn, patio, parking and a large enclosed area.
Vestibule (1.7m x 2.5m)
Entering through a half-glazed wooden door into the bright, triple-aspect vestibule. With commercial carpeting this is a great space to accommodate outdoor shoes and coats. Curtains, pelmet and curtain poles. Double, glazed doors to the wide hallway.
A wide, open, L-shaped hall providing access to all ground floor accommodation and the stairs to the upper floor. Ample space for furniture. Pantry cupboard with shelves and burglar alarm system control box. Two further cupboards house the hot water tank (installed in 2017) and the integral vacuum cleaning system. Carpet.
Dining Room (3.7m x 6.0m)
Separated by curtains from the wide hallway, this spacious dining room has light streaming in through the window to the side and the double, glass-paneled wooden doors to the sitting room. A luxurious room with ample space for a large dining table. Wall mounted lights provide soft lighting. Carpet, curtains, pelmet and curtain pole.
Living Room (6.4m x 5.5m)
A bright triple aspect room with a double glazed door leading to a wonderfully sunny, front patio area. With a spacious, elegant feel to it, the sitting room features an open fireplace with polished granite surround and wood mantlepiece. Wall mounted lights. Double wooden doors with glass panels leads to the dining room. Carpet, curtains, pelmets and curtain poles.
Bedroom 1 (Downstairs Bedroom) (4.0m x 3.7m)
A beautifully light bedroom with a large window to the side of the house. A double built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors contains built-in chest of drawers, shelves and a hanging rail. Carpet, curtains and curtain rail.
Shower Room (2.6m x 2.0m)
Convenient ground floor shower room offering a 2-piece white suite comprising WC and pedestal basin with a mirror and shelf above. A separate shower enclosure has a mains shower. Partially tiled walls and tiled floor. An opaque window provides natural light and ventilation.
Utility Room (2.6m x 2.0m)
A large utility room with floor mounted cabinets and a countertop. A single basin with taps sits is inset to the countertop. Plumbed for washing machine with space for a freezer. A ceiling mounted clothes pulley provides a great space for drying clothes on a dreary day. The utility room also houses the floor mounted oil boiler and has shelves and coat hooks. Vinyl floor.
Dining Kitchen (3.7m x 4.6m)
A light kitchen with four windows looking to the front of the house. Offering a wide range of wooden lower and upper cabinets, painted off white, with contrasting dark grey countertops. Integrated dishwasher, double oven, microwave, gas hob, extractor fan and fridge. A one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink with a mixer tap sits under the windows looking out to the fields. A tile splashback runs the length of the countertops. Tile floor. Curtains and curtain pole. Doors to the family room and the dining room.
Family Room (3.4m x 7.5m)
A superb additional living space, spanning the width of the house. Accessed from the hallway or kitchen, this beautiful bright, triple-aspect, room has south-facing Frencg doors looking out to the garden and fields beyond. An open fireplace with polished granite surround and a wood mantlepiece provides a lovely feature. Carpet, curtains and curtain rail.
An L-shaped, carpeted staircase, with a wooden handrail, leads from the ground to the upper floor. A window on the turn of the stairs provides natural light. The stairs open to a carpeted T shaped hallway providing access to all upper floor accommodation.
Bedroom 1 (3.4m x 4.1m)
This stunning triple aspect bedroom has lovely open views over the fields to the front. Two further windows to the side and a Velux to the 3rd wall make this a wonderfully light room. A double built-in wardrobe, with integral chest of drawers, shelves and a hanging rail provide substantial storage space. Corner shelves. Carpet, curtains and curtain rail.
Master Bedroom with ensuite (7.1m x 3.4m – including en suite)
A beautifully private room, this dual aspect master bedroom has fantastic views over the fields to the front and is extremely light. A quadruple wardrobe, with sliding mirrored doors has integral drawers, shelving and hanging rails. Half-height, wood panelling, painted white, provides a lovely feature and makes this bedroom feel warm and cottagey. Carpet, curtain pole and curtains. Frosted glass door to ensuite.
Ensuite (1.6m x 2.6m)
Containing a 3-piece white suite (WC, WHB and bidet) and a separate shower enclosure with mains shower. Towel and toilet roll rings. For ease of cleaning the walls and floor are tiled. A Velux window provides natural light.
Family Bathroom (2.5m x 2.5m)
With a 4-piece white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin inset to white bathroom cabinet, bidet and corner bath with jets. This beautiful bathroom has angled ceilings with a Velux window. The walls are partially tiled and there is a tile floor.
Bedroom 2/Office (2.5m x 2.7m)
Currently used as an office, with built in shelves and worksurface, this bright room is pine clad and has a Velux window. Carpet.
Bedroom 3 (3.1m x 3.6m)
To the side of the house this ample double bedroom has a double built in wardrobe with mirrored doors containing shelves and hanging space. Carpet. Curtains and curtain pole.
Set back from the Findhorn Road, Lonach sits in a small cluster of houses with open views to the fields to the front. A stone chip driveway to the front and a further stone chip driveway to the side provide access to the property and a large amount of parking space, suitable for many cars, a caravan or motorhome. The workshop, detailed below, is superb. Wood stores are set to the side of the property.
To the side of the house there is a substantial fenced and paved area measuring approximately 8m x 13m, currently with a rotary drier and wood store, that could be a superb dog pen, or play area for children. The oil tank is located here also.
The front of the house is lovely with a large, raised, paved patio area, to which the doors open from both the sitting rooms. Looking out across the fields to the front, a low ornate wall, defines the edge and provides privacy. To the front of the patio is an area of lawn with the front garden enclosed by a stone wall.
The exceptional workshop, measuring 10m x 6m on the ground floor and 14m on the upper floor, is a dream for anyone looking for outdoor workspace. With built in worksurfaces and shelves, a concrete floor and ample power outlets and lighting, your imagination is the limit as to what you could use this building for. Wooden stairs lead to the upper floor, which is fully boarded and has power and light. It provides a phenomenal storage space. There is a wide range of woodworking machinery that is available by separate negotiation.
To the front of the workshop there is a covered area that is used as a car port. Folding doors open the entire front of the workshop. A hatch opens to storage above the carport, providing yet more storage.
To the rear of the workshop there are 3 unfinished rooms. The 1st measures 4.2m x 2.6m. This has plasterboard and is painted. A door at the back leads to another room measuring 1.5m x 2.0m which also has plasterboard and is painted. In turn there is a shower room with a 2-piece white suite and a shower enclosure – unfinished.
To the side of the workshop there is a large potting shed measuring 4.0m x 1.5m which is shelved and houses the tumble drier.
Milton of Grange sits approximately half a mile northeast of Forres on the road to Findhorn. It has fantastic access for a wide range of outdoor activities such as riding, walking, cycling and is only 4 miles from Findhorn which offers superb beaches, sailing, cafes and a wonderful theatre. Within easy walking or cycling distance of schools, parks and other local amenities.
The Highland capital city of Inverness lies approximately 25 miles west of Forres and provides extensive retail, leisure and entertainment facilities in addition to excellent road and rail links south. Dalcross airport is approximately 6 miles east of Inverness on the A96.