Petty West School HouseDalcross, Inverness, IV2 7JL
Guide Price £310,000
- A traditional former schoolhouse in a scenic rural setting
- Two to three reception rooms. Three to four bedrooms.
- Characterful and well laid out accommodation.
- Serviced chalet home office.
- Within easy reach of Inverness and the airport.
- Easily managed gardens.
- About 0.07 hectares (0.16 acres).
Petty West Schoolhouse is in the scattered hamlet of Dalcross near Inverness. The property is in a delightful, peaceful setting with far-reaching views over open farmland and to the Cawdor Hills in the south. The surrounding countryside is unspoilt and varied from beaches and harbours to woodland and dramatic mountain ranges. Quiet single track roads around the house are ideal for cycling and walking, while nearby there are coastal walks and forest trails.Inverness is a thriving modern city offering a wide range of amenities and excellent restaurants, shops and sporting facilities. The mix of old and new has allowed the city to retain much of its historic dignity and strong Highland culture which blend well with modern theatre and the arts.The city has good communications by both road and rail and the airport offers regular flights to the south and Europe. Ardersier Primary and Culloden Secondary are the schools local to Petty West and both have a free bus service.Petty West Schoolhouse is of stone construction under a pitched slate roof. The house has been sensitively modernised and has comfortable, spacious accommodation retaining original features such as well-proportioned rooms, fireplaces in every bedroom and shutters on the windows.