Suilven, Alexandra Terrace, Forres IV36 1DJ

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Property Details

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway, Garage, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Council Tax Band: F

Property Features

  • Unique Architect-designed home
  • Elevated position with wonderful views
  • 3 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Central location close to all amenities

Property Summary

Situated at the end of possibly one of the most beautiful streets in Forres, this unique, architect-designed home sits in an elevated location with views over Forres. With three double bedrooms (one en suite), a dining kitchen, downstairs and upstairs living rooms, WC, family bathroom and utility room, the accommodation would suit many types of families. Oozing character with many individual characteristics such as a triangular window to the front, a round window to the rear and the custom wrought iron staircase.  The interior is filled with natural light and warmth and with two sets of patio doors to the secluded, south-facing garden, the house is truly lovely.


Entering through double wooden entrance doors beneath a front porch into the parquet floored vestibule. Further double, glass, doors lead into the hallway. The carpeted hall provides access to all ground floor accommodation, and stairs to the upper floor.  The stairs are carpeted, with a wrought-iron custom balustrade. Currently an electric stairlift is fitted, however this will be removed should it not be required. A walk-in cupboard with wall lights provides a handy cloakroom.

Dining Kitchen (3.6m x 4.7m)

Glazed doors from the hallway. A bright, dual-aspect dining kitchen with large windows facing north and south. A single sink with double drainer sits beneath the two windows to the front of the house. Fitted with a wide range of upper and lower cabinets, there is ample room for a large dining table. Integrated hob and extractor fan.  Tile floor. Double cupboard with louvred doors housing the Worcester gas central heating boiler. Blinds. Curtains and Curtain rails. Doors to sitting room, utility room and rear vestibule.

Rear Vestibule (1.7m x 1.7m)

With a wooden door to the rear gardens, this convenient space for shedding outdoor coats and shoes, has a tiled floor and cupboards to both sides. Window with curtains and curtain rail. Two steps lead down to the garden with a hand rail to the side.

Utility Room (1.7m x 1.7m)

Plumbed for washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. Tile floor. Window with curtains and curtain rail.

Sitting Room (3.6m x 5.0m)

This stunning, triple-aspect sitting room with a double-height ceiling is flooded with light from the double windows to two walls at the ground floor level, the multiple windows at the upper floor level and the double patio doors leading to the rear garden. Full of character with a round window set high in the wall, deep natural-wood skirtings, and a gallery upper hallway with pine balustrades. Wood door to kitchen and glazed door to the hallway. Carpet. Blinds. Curtains and curtain rail.

Downstairs WC (1.2m x 1.9m)

A convenient downstairs WC with a two-piece-coloured suite (WC and WHB). Opaque window with curtain and rail. Linoleum floor.

Bedroom 1 (3.3m x 4.7m)

A beautiful double bedroom with en suite. Light streams in through the double patio doors leading to a secluded patio area of the rear gardens with a further window to the side. A small triangular window to the front provides a lovely feature. Large walk-in cupboard providing hanging space. Carpet. Curtains and curtain rail.

En suite (2.2m x 2.0m)

Recently installed this modern shower room, with wet-wall to all walls and a tiled floor. Large shower enclosure with electric shower and wooden fold up seat, and a modern two-piece white bathroom suite (WC and WHB). Wall mounted mirror with LED lights with shaving point.


Curved, carpeted stairs lead to the upper floor.


Upper Sitting Room (4.7m x 4.3m)

A dual aspect room with superb views out over Roysvale park, the playing fields of Applegrove primary school and across rooftops to Forres High Street and the Tolbooth. Very few houses in Forres have such lovely long views towards the town. Angled ceilings, wall lights and a coal-effect gas fire in a marble fire surround with wooden mantlepiece, provide lovely features. Carpet. Curtains, curtain rail and tie backs. This room would be equally suited to being a further double bedroom.

Bedroom 2/Study (3.4m x 2.6m)

A spacious bedroom to the front of the house. Double windows with a further Velux window above. Wall-to-wall bookshelves. Carpet. Access hatch to the insulated attic with Ramsay-type ladder.

Family bathroom (2.5m x 2.6m)

A substantial bathroom with a four-piece coloured bathroom suite comprising WC, WHB, bidet and bath. The bath has a shower attachment to the mixer taps. Natural light and ventilation through the double windows with Velux above. Partially tiled walls. Wall mounted mirror, shaving point and cupboards. A deep laundry cupboard provides ample shelving and houses the hot water tank.

Bedroom 3 (3.6m x 4.7m)

A lovely double bedroom with double windows facing north and south. Beautiful views to the front over Forres and to the rear over the private gardens. Built-in wardrobes provide hanging space and a shelf. Carpet. Curtains and curtain rail.

Garden and Grounds

The gardens of Suilven have been landscaped to minimise maintenance while providing all the enjoyable features of a beautiful garden, such as a large herbaceous bed filled with multi-coloured heathers, curved stone walls, two distinct patio areas and a split-level lawn. The rear gardens are south-facing and private. To the rear there are mature trees and to the side a wooden fence. The driveway is laid to stone chips with an area for parking and turning. The single garage, with a powered up-and-over door, has power and water.

Extras: Curtains, light fittings, integrated appliances, cooker, washing machine, fridge freezer

Services: Mains water, gas, electricity, telephone and drainage

Heating: Gas

Viewing: Viewing is through R & R Urquhart’s Property Department on (01309) 676600

Date of Entry: Early Entry Available

Alexandra Terrace is one of the most desirable streets in Forres on which to own a home. Centrally located within minutes of the Grant Park and Cluny Hill, primary and secondary schools, swimming pool and all amenities on the High Street. With character homes in large gardens, the road ends at the driveway to Suilven.

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.