Morlich, 25c High Street, Elgin IV30 1EE
£180,000 Offers Over - For Sale
- Fantastic central location
- Move-in condition
- Character property
- Great investment property
- Secluded Patio Garden
- Council Tax Band C
- EPC Rating E
Property Summary**Updated home report, September 2020**
This stunning Grade-C listed semi-detached house, located down a quiet close off Elgin High Street, within minutes-walk of all the local amenities, offers spacious accommodation over 3 levels. Fantastic investment potential, a lovely central family home, or a lock-up-and-go for people who like travelling. Additionally it could be a superb Airbnb type property and the owner would consider negotiating on all the contents so that it is ready to go.
Accommodation comprises a beautiful large dining kitchen, substantial formal sitting room, 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. Morlich is beautifully decorated inside and out with original wooden doors and windows, in wonderful move-in condition and oozes character. Lovely French doors open out to a secluded patio with a large garden shed and a coalshed. Within easy walking distance of the library, leisure centre, shopping, Cooper Park and Dr. Gray’s.
A lovely, period wooden entrance door leading into a bright, spacious hall (2.2m x 3.3m) with access to all ground floor accommodation. The hall has beautiful wooden flooring, shelves, a large mirror and a substantial under-stairs cupboard. Curved, carpeted staircase with wooden banisters leading to the 1st floor.
Dining Kitchen 4.4m x 4.0m
This kitchen is a delight for anyone who enjoys cooking. With a wide range of high-quality wooden base and upper units there is a fantastic amount of work-surface with ample electric sockets. A window above the bowl-and-a-half sink with mixer taps looks out to the flower and vegetable beds in the Close. There is an Integral fridge/freezer and dishwasher and plumbing for a washing machine. Fantastic character features include a large matching Welsh-dresser, cornicing, wooden panelling around the original sash window, ceiling rose, wainscoting and a dado rail. A glass panelled door to the hallway provides additional natural light. The cooker space, with an above range extractor fan, has been artfully placed into the old fireplace with a tiled backsplash surround. With a tiled floor and ample space for a large dining table, this kitchen is truly lovely.
Sitting room 4.2m x 4.4m
A beautiful, bright period room with a window toward the Close and double glazed patio doors, with stained glass windows above, leading out to a secluded, enclosed patio. Character sconces, a ceiling rose, picture rail, dado rail and a fireplace with wooden mantelpiece and feature gas fire. Alcove with bookshelves. Carpet.
Master Bedroom 4.4m x 4.6m
With 3 original sash windows, this substantial bedroom oozes luxury. All 3 windows have generously-sized shelves built into the alcoves beneath. Cornicing. Carpet.
Bathroom 2.2m x 1.8m
A bright room with a large sash window, lower half opaque, towards the garden. With a 3-piece character white suite (WHB + WC + Bath) and an over-bath mains shower this room has been tastefully decorated and appointed. Wet wall on 2 walls behind the bath. Vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 2 4.2m x 4.6m
With a large window facing towards the close, this generous bedroom has 2 sets of spacious fitted cupboards with a range of hanging space and shelving.
Bedroom 3 4.7m x 3.6m
This attic bedroom is a bright room with dual-aspect windows. It would make a wonderful child’s bedroom, guest room or study. Carpet.
Bedroom 4 4.7m x 3.6m
Another lovely, cosy attic bedroom with a window facing towards the close. Carpet.
Garden and Grounds
Patio French doors from the living room lead out to a lovely area of decking and to a secluded, fully-enclosed L-shaped patio area floored with large flagstones. A large shed with electricity and a second coal shed. This wonderful patio area is a real suntrap with plenty of room both on the deck and in the paved area for patio furniture. The patio provides an area of remarkably peaceful space for such a central property.
Accessed down a narrow, quaint Close leading from Elgin High Street, Morlich has a wonderful range of hedges and vegetable and flower beds immediately in front of the house. Although these do not form part of the property, they are maintained wonderfully and give the impression of being in a country house, in the middle of town.
Please note: the garden comprises of the L shaped, enclosed patio accessed from the sitting room. There is no other garden area. The garden to the front of the house is owned by the Elgin Common Good Fund and the raised beds are maintained by a nearby pre-school.
Parking is behind the house in the public car park. There is no designated parking. Monthly parking permits can be bought from Moray Council. At the time of writing these cost £40/month and can be used in any Elgin car park, but the details of this should be confirmed by any prospective purchaser.
Blinds, light fittings, integrated appliances. The décor throughout this house is tasteful and classy. Beautiful quality curtains. The owner is willing to consider selling as much of the existing furniture as required, making this a potentially fantastic ready-to-move-in holiday home, buy-to-let, or 1st time buy.
This property is situated just off the High Street, within close proximity are all necessary amenities including supermarkets, grocers, doctors, dentists and vet surgeries. Elgin boasts many leisure establishments including a 3-screen cinema complex, leisure centre, bowling alley, restaurants and cafes.
There are excellent transport links with regular local busses into the centre of town. The town is extremely well serviced and is situated approximately 37 miles east of Inverness and 64 miles west of Aberdeen with good transport links via the A96 trunk route and rail links to Inverness and Aberdeen and their respective airports.