Sundown, Victoria Road, Forres IV36 3BN
- Walking distance to all amenities, schools, shops, parks and leisure facilities
- Close to fantastic parks and walks
- Lovely views over Findhorn Bay
- Secluded central location
Property Summary*** INCREDIBLE £30,000 REDUCTION BELOW HOME REPORT VALUE ***
Reduced by £30,000 and offered at a fixed price of £350,000, Sundown offers a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial, immaculate bungalow within walking distance of most amenities, in a secluded location, and with incredible views.
This wonderfully bright, 4-bedroom, 3 reception, 2 bath + WC, detached bungalow, with spacious rooms and large windows throughout is located in a tranquil location in the centre of town, just seconds from the stunning Grant Park and minutes walk from Forres High Street, the community centre, library and churches.
In move-in condition, the accommodation of Sundown comprises; dining kitchen, dining room, living room, 4 double bedrooms (one ensuite), family bathroom, WC and boot/utility room. Outside there is ample parking for multiple cars, a manageable garden with several areas for sitting out, a carport, enclosed storage area and summerhouse. The views from the front of the house are stunning, with long, open views across trees and fields to Findhorn Bay and Culbin Forest. View the Northern Lights directly from the comfort of your living room.
Entirely accessible, Sundown has a ramp to the door and wide doors throughout the house. The hallway is exceptionally wide, giving a wonderful feeling of space, in addition to being functional for anyone with mobility challenges.
Entering the house through a wide, glazed door into the boot room, leading into the bright, spacious hallway. The hallway provides access to all accommodation. The width of the hall is exceptional, with light streaming in from all sides, giving a feeling of space. The walls have been creatively stencilled with sunflowers and storage abounds with a walk-in hallway cupboard, 2 sets of double cupboards, plus a linen cupboard. Parquet flooring.
Dining Kitchen 7.2m x 3.6m
With three large picture windows, light streams into this ample dining kitchen at all times of day. The kitchen offers a wide range of cupboards and drawers, with a single basin and taps sitting beneath the wide window looking to the front of the house, where red squirrels can be viewed every day at the feeders outside. A blue, tiled backsplash runs the length of the countertop, with an integrated extractor fan and freestanding gas cooker. Space for a freestanding fridge freezer. This generous room has ample space for a dining table to seat 6. Pale, stone-effect, tiled floor. Swing doors open to the hall, with a further opening to the dining room. A cupboard houses the wall-mounted gas boiler.
Dining Room 3.3m x 4.6m
An airy room between the dining kitchen and living room, with wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling, double-glazed windows and a patio door opening to a large, paved, patio area. Parquet flooring. Curtain poles and curtains.
Living Room 4.4m x 7.3m
Just beautiful! The sitting room has 3 large picture windows, making this a bright room, even on the dullest of days. Sitting in an elevated position, the uninterrupted long views over farmland towards Findhorn Bay and Culbin Forest are superb with a constantly changing landscape. A hand painted faux fireplace provides a lovely feature. Roman blinds to 2 windows with decorated shutters to the third. High quality wood-effect vinyl flooring.
W.C. 1.4m x 1.2m
Conveniently located next to the living room, the WC contains a 2-piece coloured suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Decorative tiled splashback above half-wall wood panelling.
Principal Bedroom (en suite) 4.4m x 4.5m
This large double bedroom has 2 sets of double built-in wardrobes with sliding, mirrored doors. The south-facing picture window to the front looks out to majestic, mature trees. Oak-effect laminate floor. Curtains and curtain pole. An interconnecting door leads to Bedroom 2. Door to ensuite.
En Suite Wetroom 1.9m x 2.6m
Accessed from the Principal Bedroom, this bright en suite wetroom offers a 2 piece white suite, comprising WC and pedestal basin. A large walk-in shower houses a Mira electric shower. The walls are lined with wet wall for ease of cleaning, with non-slip, cream flooring. An opaque window provides natural light and ventilation.
Bedroom 2 2.6m x 4.7m
To the front of the house, this lovely south-facing double bedroom has a double built-in wardrobe, with mirrored sliding doors, providing ample hanging and shelf space. Light wood effect vinyl flooring. Wooden blinds. An interconnecting door leads to the Principal Bedroom suite.
Family Bathroom 2.5m x 2.4m
The generous family bathroom contains a 3 piece white suite comprising WC, pedestal basin and bath with central taps and a mains shower above. Wet wall to 2 walls with a white tile backsplash behind the basin. Heated towel rail. An opaque window provides natural light and ventilation. Blue tiled floor.
Bedroom 3 4.0m x 3.8m
With lovely views towards Findhorn Bay, Bedroom 3 is a double bedroom currently used as a gym. 2 single built-in cupboards. Wood-effect vinyl flooring and wooden blinds.
Bedroom 4 3.8m x 3.3m
An ample double bedroom with a large picture window providing long views over the trees towards Findhorn Bay. A double built-in wardrobe provides ample hanging and shelf space. Wood-effect vinyl flooring and wooden blinds.
Utility/Boot room 2.3m x 3.6m
A convenient space to shed outdoor boots and jackets, the boot/utility room is a well designed space with great storage. Offering a basin and drainer inset to a long countertop with a washing machine, space for a tumble drier and cupboards below, and a tiled backsplash above. 2 large floor-to-ceiling cupboards provide significant storage. Vinyl wood effect floor. Large opening to hallway.
Outbuildings and Gardens
To the front of the house there is a wide paved driveway with ample space to park multiple cars. The driveway leads to a covered carport with a high roof, and an enclosed storage space behind, perfect for garden tools, bikes and sports equipment. A ramp, with handrail to the side, provides access from the drive to the front door. The mature gardens wrap around the house, with an expansive paved patio immediately adjacent to the dining room doors and an area of lawn with a wooden Arbor to the side. A lovely, bright, wooden summerhouse, painted red, sits to the side providing a tranquil spot to sit out, read a book and enjoy the views. A path runs around the house, with adjacent flower beds containing mature, flowering plants.
Forres is a thriving small town in the northeast of Scotland. With an active high street offering butchers, bakers, cafes, gift shops, hairdressers, a tailor, post office and grocery shops, it continues to offer a wide selection of services. The town boasts large parks and woodland walks, having been placed, or won, the relevant section of Britain in Bloom on multiple occasions. Primary and secondary schooling is available in the town, with the Drumduan Steiner school offering alternative education and Gordonstoun private school a mere 11 miles away with transport available daily.
Healthcare is available in Forres with hospitals in Elgin (12 miles) and Inverness (26) miles. Transport links are excellent with a regular bus running between Aberdeen and Inverness, a train station also on the main line between Aberdeen and Inverness and airports in both Inverness and Aberdeen providing daily flights to domestic and international destinations.
Outdoor opportunities are incredible with the beautiful white sand beaches of Findhorn less than 5 miles away, offering sailing, paddleboarding and wild swimming, skiing is available in both The Lecht and Cairngorms, both less than an hour away, and endless opportunities for walking, biking, horse riding and hiking in the vast forests of Culbin and Newtyle.
Please note that all measurements and distances are approximate and provided for guidance only.