Balcroy Schoolhouse

Nairn, Highland, IV12 5NY

Offers Over £240,000

0.5 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 1

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  • 1 reception room. 3 bedrooms
  • Bright and well-proportioned accommodation
  • In need of renovation and modernisation
  • Wonderful development opportunity
  • Generous, enclosed garden
  • Easily accessible location
  • Close to a wide range of amenities

DESCRIPTION Baclroy Schoolhouse is an attractive former school master’s house incorporating the original school room. Constructed of stone under a slate roof the house offers well-proportioned accommodation over a single storey. At the rear of the house a door opens into a vestibule and on to a hallway. To the left is a bright and airy sitting room with an open fire whilst adjacent to the sitting room is a bathroom. The kitchen has floor units, space for white goods and a stove. Opposite the kitchen is a shelved store room. At the opposite end of the hallway are three bedrooms, all of which are of a good size and two of which have open fire places. A vestibule and door to the front garden complete the accommodation. Overall, all of the rooms are well-proportioned and the house has a bright and airy atmosphere. Whilst the property is in need of modernisation and renovation it offers the potential to be a wonderful family home. GARDENThe cottage sits in a generous garden which is enclosed by a stone wall and extends to about 0.5 acres. The garden is primarily laid to grass and interspersed with mature trees and bushes. There is ample space for parking to the front of the property. To the rear of the property are various outbuildings which are in need of repair. SITUATION Balcroy Schoolhouse is a semi-detached traditional cottage situated in an easily accessible location close to the hamlet of Clephanton between the charming villages of Cawdor and Croy. The nearby countryside is lush and beautiful with riverside walks and wooded paths set against a backdrop of rugged moorland and hills, whilst just a short drive away is the coast with its wide open beaches. The area offers an excellent range of leisure and sporting pursuits with fishing, shooting, cycling and sailing available nearby, championship links golf courses at Castle Stuart and Nairn, and both the Cairngorm and The Lecht Ski Centres approximately an hour's drive away.Croy village has a primary school and popular café whilst nearby Cawdor, a historic village of meandering lanes and traditional cottages, has a village shop, and pub with restaurant. Secondary schooling is available in Nairn and Culloden. Inverness is within easy reach and has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.