Woodside, Kintessack, Forres IV36 2TG

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Property Details

  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway, Garage, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private gardens
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Council Tax Band: F

Property Features

  • Incredible semi-rural location next to Culbin Forest
  • Large wrap-around gardens with workshop and summer house
  • 4 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms
  • In catchment for Dyke Primary School

Property Summary

Rarely does a house that ticks so many boxes come to market. Located in a wonderful, semi-rural environment within a few minutes of Culbin Forest and in the catchment area for the much sought-after Dyke Primary school with transport provided from a few yards down the road.

Offering four bedrooms, an office/dining room, large dining kitchen, utility room, shower room, bathroom, garage, summer house and workshop. With large wrap-around gardens, Woodside is set back from the quiet cul de sac it sits on and backs onto woodland.


Enter through a wooden front door, with glazed panel, into the front vestibule (1.5m x 2.3m). Wood flooring, coat hooks and shelving, a convenient space for shedding outdoor clothing. A window to the front of the house provides natural light. A further glazed door, with glazed side panels, leads into the wood-floored, wide L shaped hallway providing access to all accommodation. An incredible four hallway cupboards provide substantial storage.

Sitting room (5.6m x 4.2m)

Through a half-glazed wooden door from the hallway, this beautiful room has large windows facing out over the expansive front gardens. A wood burning stove sits on a Caithness slate hearth with a rustic wood mantelpiece above. With oiled oak flooring this large, bright living room is a wonderful family room. Curtain rail. Glazed door to office.

 Office (2.9m x 3.9m)

Located between the sitting room and the kitchen, this ample office space, with wood-effect laminate flooring, built-in shelving, and a window to the side of the house provides a perfect space for working from home. Blinds. Door to kitchen.

Dining Kitchen (4.1m x 5.5m)

The heart of the house, the dining kitchen, with patio doors to the back garden is bright, spacious and modern. The kitchen area has a wide range of wood wall-mounted and lower units. A one and-a-half ceramic basin with mixer tap sits below the window to the garden.  Integrated double oven, hob with extractor fan, dishwasher and double fridge freezer. Tiled splashback. Pantry cupboard. A curved island with granite counter-top and cupboards beneath provides additional countertop space and storage. Linoleum. Double glazed wooden patio doors leads to the rear gardens. Door to utility room.

Utility room (1.5m x 5.0m)

With a range of lower and upper white units. A single sink with mixer tap is inset to the counter top with a wall-mounted combi boiler (installed 2019) above and plumbing for washing machine below. Tiled splashback. A window to the rear garden and half glazed door, with cat flap, provide natural light and ventilation. Pantry cupboard and further deep storage cupboard. Door to shower room and to main hallway.

Shower room (2.2m x 2.0m)

Modern shower room with mains shower, white WC, and basin inset to wall mounted bathroom cabinet. A cupboard with mirrored door sits above the basin. Heated towel rail, tiled floor and wet wall. Wall-mounted cupboard with mirror.

Bedroom 1 (3.0m x 3.5m)

To the rear of the house, this light double bedroom has a large picture window overlooking the rear garden. A triple built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors provides hanging space and shelving. Phone point. Blind, curtains and curtain pole. Carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 (3.3m x 3.0m)

A double bedroom to the front of the house, with triple built in wardrobes, with mirrored doors, to one wall and a large window looking out over the front garden. Carpet. Radiator. Curtains and curtain pole.

Bedroom 3 (3.0m x 2.8m)

To the rear of the house, with a deep, single built-in cupboard and a large window looking out over the rear garden. Carpet. Radiator. Curtains and curtain pole. TV point.

Bedroom 4 (3.3m x 2.3m)

To the front of the house, currently decorated as a bright nursery, this lovely bedroom has laminate flooring, a radiator and a book shelf. Curtain pole.

Bathroom (3.0m x 2.0m)

Containing a white 3 piece suite with a bath, WC and pedestal basin with a mirror above. Partially tiled walls. An opaque window to the front of the house provides plenty of natural light. Vinyl floor. Towel rail and hand towel ring. Blinds. Wall-mounted cupboard with mirror.

Garden and Grounds

Woodside has a fabulous, large garden with summer house, lawn, shrubs, stone-chipped areas and raised vegetable beds, fruit bushes and apple trees. A fantastic garden for children, animals or anyone wanting a bit more space for growing, while providing privacy.

The garden has been designed for ease of maintenance with large areas of lawn to the front, side and rear with trees and shrubs. There is a rhubarb patch and mature apple trees, providing a high yield of desert and cooking apples. A paved patio area to the rear of the house looks onto raised beds for raspberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, strawberries and vegetables. A wide stone chip driveway leads from the road and provides parking space to the front and rear of the house along with access to the integral garage and the large wooden garage/workshop to the rear of the house.  In the front garden there is a wooden summer house, perfect for a bit of peace and quiet, or for kids to play outside. The wooden garage/workshop to the rear of the house provides substantial storage space or could perhaps have potential to be a garden office. There is hedging to the front and sides and a well-maintained wooden fence to the rear with a wooden gate that provides access out into the woods. The cottage sits on a quiet cul de sac which dead-ends onto a large grassy track that leads along the edge of the woods, overlooking fields, past Snab of Moy livery stables, and into Culbin Forest. 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.

Extras: Blinds, light fittings, integrated appliances.

Services: Electricity, Telephone, Fibre Broadbrand

Heating: Oil central heating.

Double Glazing: Throughout

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

Date of Entry: to be mutually agreed

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.