This grand period residence boasts spectacular views over Wick River and surrounding open countryside, comprising of the 1st and 2nd floors. Built in 1883 and still containing many original features this spacious residence has been renovated to a high standard and is ready to move in to. The accommodation comprises of two self-contained homes sharing a common foyer although with independent entrances providing potential rental income possibilities. A completely new fitted kitchen has been installed in the first floor home along with a new bathroom/shower room. The second floor having a completely new shower room installed. New carpets have been laid throughout both properties and both have been painted with a neutral colour scheme. The property has new grand uPVC double glazed windows to the first floor and new double glazed glass to the Velux windows on the second floor. The whole property benefits from a new modern energy efficient electric central heating system with gel filled radiators and new cold and hot water system to both floors. The first floor accommodation boasts period high ceilings and cornicing and comprises of large kitchen/diner, large spacious lounge, two double bedrooms with the option of a third bedroom or study, Jack and Jill bath and shower rooms and a large open hallway which can be used for dining and entertaining along with two large walk in storage cupboards. The second floor accommodation comprises of lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms, shower room and walk in storage cupboard. The property is set in an enclosed Caithness stone walled large garden with a private driveway and parking to the side and rear, which leads to a detached garage & workshop area that has power & light. The property design and layout can be very versatile; as it can be used as a family home with granny/older child apartment, family home with separate rental income from second floor apartment or as an Airbnb property.
Wick is the most northerly town on the East Coast of Scotland and on the very popular NC500 tourist route. It is a Royal Burgh and County town with the Council offices and the Sheriff Court, offering shoppers multiple stores such as Boots, Co-op, Lidl, Tesco, Homebase, Superdrug and Argos, together with all the Scottish banks. Primary and secondary education is fully provided. Sporting facilities include a fine links golf course, squash club and public swimming pool/gymnasium. Wick has an Airport with direct flights to Aberdeen and Edinburgh and a railway and bus link to Inverness and further south. Wick is also close to the ferry terminals leading on to Orkney Islands.
Stone stairs leading to wooden external door to –
Entrance Foyer – 3.80m x 2.11m
Common hall accessing the 1st floor main home and stairs to self- contained attic apartment. Two double power points. Electric wall heater. Under stairs storage cupboard.
First floor main home –
Main Hall – 7.73m x 6.90m at widest points
Accessing all rooms. Five double power points. TV connection point. Smoke detector. Electric wall heater. Storage cupboard with shelves. Storage cupboard with shelves, double power point and electric metres. Stained glass window.
Lounge – 5.85m x 5.77m
Bay window. Four double power points. Telephone connection point. Electric wall heater. Solid fuel open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth.
Master Bedroom with en suite – 5.14m x 5.47m
Bay window. Five double power points. One single power point. Telephone connection point. Electric wall heater. Alcove with display shelves and storage cupboard below.
Door to en suite Jack and Jill bathroom. Bathroom – 3.10m x 3.22m at widest points.
Suite consisting of bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and separate built in double shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Marble effect wet walling throughout. Heated towel rail. Doors accessing hall and master bedroom.
Kitchen – 5.11m x 2.95m
Seven double power points. One single power point. Wall and base units with stainless steel bowl and half sink and drainer. Integral SMEG ceramic hob, electric oven. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher. Electric wall heater. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 – 5.49m x 3.61m Three double power points. Electric wall heater.
Bedroom 3/Study – 3.84m x 2.45m One double power point.
Hall – Accessing all rooms. Two double power points. Telephone connection point. Smoke detector. Skylight.
Walk in storage cupboard - 2.86m x 0.99m slatted shelves, window and double power point.
2nd floor apartment – Stairs leading from entrance foyer to fully glazed wooden door that leads to -
Bathroom – 2.77m x 1.77m
Suite consisting of WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Heated towel rail. Skylight.
Master bedroom – 4.08m x 3.10m. Three double power points. One single power point. Electric wall heater. Storage cupboard with shelves.
Bedroom 2 – 2.07m x 3.19m Two double power points. Cylinder cupboard. Eaves access.
Front Garden – Tree Lined driveway with Caithness stone walls. Large shared lawn area.
Rear Garden – Lawn area with some trees and shrubs. Parking area. Outdoor tap. Clothes drying facilities.
Garage – 5.22m x 6.24m at widest points. Power and lights. Wooden double doors and door to separate area with work benches. Flagstone flooring.
Lounge – 2.99m x 4.08m
Three double power points. Electric wall heater. Smoke detector. Storage cupboard with shelves.
Kitchen – 3.91m x 2.97m Wall and base units with stainless steel sink and drainer. Integral fridge. Six double power points. Two single power points. Television aerial outlet. Plumbed for washing machine. Storage cupboard with shelves.
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Offers in the region of £168,000 2 properties for the price of 1 *£17K below home report valuation* to be lodged with the selling agents, Georgesons.
By appointment via Georgesons, Wick (01955) 602222 or Thurso (01847) 892225.