Wayside, Findhorn Road, Forres, IV36 3TR

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Property Details

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway, Garage, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Council Tax Band: F

Property Features

  • Spacious and bright 4-bed detached house
  • Lovely views of Findhorn Bay and Culbin
  • Close to transport links and most amenities
  • Lovely wrap-around gardens

Property Summary

R&R Urquhart is proud to present this spacious 4-bedroom residence, situated in an elevated position, offering a serene outlook across fields on three sides and views of the sea and Culbin Forest from the upper bedrooms.

Nestled within a large wrap-around garden with well-presented shed and garage, this home provides ample space for a relaxed way of life. Conveniently located just a few minutes' drive from both Forres and Findhorn Bay, with its pristine white beaches, it offers easy access to all amenities.

Experience the beauty of countryside living with the added luxury of sea views, all within reach of Findhorn's natural splendour.

Accommodation comprises: Ground floor: Sitting room, 2 double bedrooms (1 en suite), family bathroom with shower, utility room, dining kitchen, sunroom. First floor: 2 double bedrooms, shower room and an open-plan study/sitting area.


Vestibule (2.4m x 1.2m)

Enter this superb house through a wooden front door with glazed sidescreen, into the welcoming vestibule fitted with tasteful Karndean flooring.  A further wooden door with a decorative diamond-shaped glass panel leads into the hallway.

The generous T-shaped carpeted hall contains a double cupboard with a light and shelves for laundry, and houses both the Megaflow pressurised hot water tank and the electrical consumer unit.  There is a further spacious understairs cupboard with a light. A door in the hallway leads to the stairs to the upper floor, allowing the occupier to effectively close off the upper floor and provide privacy to the bedrooms upstairs.

Sitting Room (4.7m x 4.3m)

Situated at the front of the house, this wonderful dual aspect sitting room has a large window to the front and a window to the side of the house.  A lovely cosy feature is the open fireplace with a marble hearth and mantlepiece. Curtain poles, curtains, roller blinds. Carpet.

Bedroom 1 (3.4m x 3.0m)

Situated next to the sitting room and with a window looking to the rear of the property, this lovely and bright double bedroom contains white fitted furniture.  Carpet, curtain rail and curtains.

Bathroom (3.4m x 2.1m)

This beautifully appointed Villeroy & Boch family bathroom with corner shower is both stylish and practical with tiled floor and walls to dado-height, and full tiling in the shower area.  The Pergamon suite comprises WC, a luxurious whirlpool bath and a wall-mounted wash basin with mixer tap.  Heated towel rail.  An opaque glass window to the rear of the property provides plenty of natural light and ventilation.  Curtain pole, curtains and roller blind.

Dining Room (3.4m x 3.6m)

The dining room is to the front of the house and open plan to the hall, providing an ample space for a large dining table while a window provides lovely views to the front garden and beyond, and allows light to flood into both the dining room and hallway. Karndean floor, curtain pole, curtains, and roller blind.

Utility Room (2.6m x 2.4m)

Situated to the rear of the house, the utility room has a stainless-steel single sink with drainer and is plumbed for a washing machine.  There are built-in cupboards and space for a large freezer. The utility room also contains the oil-fired central heating boiler. A ceiling mounted pulley allows for clothes drying in inclement weather. The back door gives access to the beautiful back garden.  Karndean flooring to utility room and rear hallway.

Dining Kitchen (4.3m x 3.4m)

Situated at the rear of the property, this well-designed dining kitchen has an island unit providing both drawer space and seating for 4. The kitchen has an integrated double oven, induction hob, extractor fan, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and stainless steel one-and-a-half corner sink with mixer tap.  A good range of lower cabinets, including a reduced height working area, provide great storage, and the tiling around 3 walls makes for easy cleaning.  A large window looks to the rear garden and a lovely arched opening and doorway to the sunroom bring fantastic additional daylight into the kitchen.  Karndean flooring, pelmet, and Venetian blind.

Sunroom (3.4m x 2.8m) 

A bright and pleasant triple aspect room with a door leading out to the rear garden. The wall of windows provides great views across the vast fertile fields, bringing one closer to nature.  Venetian blinds.  Carpet.

Principal Bedroom/Bedroom 2 (en-suite) (4.7m x 3.9m)

To the front of the house, this lovely bright bedroom has a large window with views across the garden and fields. Wall-to-wall wardrobes with sliding doors provide substantial hanging and shelf space.  Carpet, curtain track and blind.

Ensuite (2.5m x 1.5m)

With a tiled floor and walls tiled to dado-height the ensuite offers an Villeroy & Boch white suite, comprising WC and wash hand basin, with mixer tap.  A large walk-in tiled shower enclosure incorporates a shower panel with body jets.  Heated towel rail.

Upper hallway

Upstairs there is an L-shaped hall with a lovely office area with a Velux window.  Carpet.

Shower room (2.9m x 1.7m)

Light floods into this lovely shower room through the Velux window.  The white Villeroy & Boch suite consists of a WC and wash basin, the separate shower enclosure includes a mains shower. Full tiling to 2 walls in the shower area and to dado-height on 3 walls. A tall wall-mounted cabinet provides excellent storage.  Karndean flooring.

Bedroom 3 (4.7m x 4.7m)

This very spacious double bedroom enjoys a dual aspect, with Velux window to the rear of the house and another window to the side. Storage cupboard with a light and a hanging rail. A door provides access into the coomb space and provides for further storage.  Carpet, curtains, curtain pole and blind.

Bedroom 4 (5.0m x 4.0m)

A stunning dual aspect double bedroom, with a large, double Velux window, providing superb views across the fields and towards Findhorn Bay. The window to the side provides further views across the fields.  Two built in-cupboards provide storage. Carpet, curtains, curtain pole and roller blinds.

Garden and Outbuildings

Garage (6.9m x 4.7m)

The garage is a large single timber-framed, rough casted garage with ample room for a car and workshop. With concrete flooring, an electric up-and-over door, storage above the rafters, electrical points, and lighting, this is an exceptional outdoor space.  The WC and a sink enhance the utility of the garage.

A wooden shed with shelving and space for storing gardening tools sits to the side. There is also a polytunnel.

To the rear, a raised area of decking provides a lovely, south-facing, seating area with views all around.

The garden of Wayside is lovely, with a sweeping lawn and driveway to the front with a wide range of productive mature trees and shrubs, fruit trees and raised beds. A mature beech hedge provides privacy and a wonderful nesting place for a wide variety of birds. A raised paved area provides beautiful views across the fields. To one side of the garden there is lovely mature shrubbery, a compost bin and 3 large, raised beds planted with vegetables.

The garden to the rear is mostly laid to gravel with decking for ease of maintenance.

Wayside has two driveways, to the front and back, providing parking for several vehicles, a caravan, boat or motorhome.

Wayside sits approximately half a mile northeast of Forres in the Milton of Grange area 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.  This property is within easy walking or cycling distance of schools, parks and other local amenities.

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.

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