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The Firs, Kintessack, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TG

£300,000 Offers Over - Sold
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Property Details

  • Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Double Garage, Driveway, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: E

Property Features

  • Secluded semi-rural location
  • Spacious rooms throughout
  • Large enclosed gardens
  • Incredible access to outdoor opportunities
  • Backs onto Culbin Forest

Property Summary

Houses in Kintessack don’t often come to market. A lovely hamlet of pleasant houses, in a semi-rural location, with direct access into approximately 9,000 acres of Culbin Forest and through the to the amazing beaches of the Moray Firth and in the catchment area for the much sought-after Dyke Primary school with only 92 children.

The Firs sits on the edge of Kintessack, set back from the road and accessed via down a private driveway with one neighbour close by. With wrap around gardens and woods to 2 sides, there is an abundance of wildlife that can be watched from the house or garden – deer, squirrels, pine martins and birds of prey. In need of updating, this large 3-bedroom bungalow offers an incredibly large sitting room, open plan dining area, dining kitchen, utility room, family bathroom, 3 spacious bedrooms and a double garage.


Vestibule (1.7m x 1.4m)

Entering through a wooden front door, with glazed side panel, into the front vestibule. Carpet.

A glass panelled wooden door with glazed side panel opens to the carpeted, wide, T-shaped hallway, providing access to all accommodation.  Excellent storage is provided through a large hallway cupboard with shelves and floored loft area, accessed from the hall.

Sitting room (4.9m x 6.1m)

An exceptionally large, dual aspect, sitting room with super views of Culbin Forest to the front and side of the house. An electrical fireplace with marble base and surround provides a lovely feature to the room. Blinds, curtains, curtain rails. Carpet.

Bathroom (2.9m x 3.2m)

A large family bathroom with a glazed window to the rear of property with a cream 4-piece suite comprising bath, WC, bidet and basin inset to a large bathroom cabinet with a wall mounted mirror above. Partially tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet.

Master bedroom (4.2m x 3.9m)

To the rear of the house, this is a spacious double bedroom with light streaming in through the south-facing windows to the rear of the house that overlook the rear garden and forest. Triple built-in wardrobes, with mirrored doors, provide hanging space and shelving. Curtains and curtain rail. Carpet.

Dining area (5.2m x 3.4m)

The dining area sits in the centre of the house, open plan to the hall, with plenty of space for dining table and furniture. With patio doors to the back garden this space is bright, spacious, and provides access to the rear garden.  Subject to appropriate consents, it may be possible to erect a further wall to create a separate dining room, or additional bedroom.

Bedroom 2 (3.4m x 3.9m)

To the front of the house, with windows overlooking the front garden towards the forest, this is a lovely double bedroom. Carpet. Curtain rail, curtains and blinds.

Bedroom 3 (3.6m x 4.6m)

Currently used as a second sitting room, this double bedroom has windows to front with views of the forest. Carpet. Curtain rail, curtains, blinds.

Kitchen (3.6m x 4.6m)

The kitchen has a wide range of wood wall-mounted upper and lower units. A single stainless-steel basin with mixer taps sits below wide windows to the rear garden. Space for a cooker, fridge freezer and plumbed for dishwasher. Tiled splashback.  Linoleum flooring. Door to utility room.

Utility (1.6m x 3.8m)

A large utility room providing access to the integral double garage and with a door to the rear garden. A single stainless-steel sink with drainer is inset to the worksurface, with a tile splashback behind, with space for a tumble drier and washing machine beneath. Double window to back garden. A row of wall-mounted coat hooks provides a handy space to shed outdoor coats. Shelved cupboard, with light, also houses the electrical consumer unit


The Firs has large wrap-around gardens, primarily laid to lawn. A wide stone chip driveway leads from the road and provides parking space to the front, with access to the integral double garage. The garden has been designed for ease of maintenance with large areas of lawn to the front, side and rear. A paved patio area to the rear of the house, provides a lovely area for sitting. There is a low fence all the way around the boundary line and beyond that the property is surrounded by Culbin Forest, making it extremely tranquil. From an outdoor enthusiast’s point of view, this house is in an ideal position with access into 9,000 acres of Forestry Commission woods. For the equestrian, there are stables within walking distance.

Kintessack is an extremely desirable hamlet located just 4 miles from Forres. It is in the catchment area for Dyke Primary, a highly desirable, small primary school, with only 92 children. School transport is provided from a brightly painted bus stop just a couple of minutes’ walk from the house. Kintessack sits on the edge of Culbin Forest, a 9,000 acre forest that edges onto wide, white sand beaches at the Moray Firth. Culbin provides the most fabulous walking, cycling and riding opportunities. It is on the Sustrans 1 national cycling network route.

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.

Please note that all measurements and distances are approximate and provided for guidance purposes only.