Dalchork HouseLairg, Sutherland, IV27 4DJ
Offers Over £420,000
- A handsome former farmhouse in a beautiful setting.
- 3 Reception rooms & 6 Bedrooms.
- Well laid out accommodation retaining many original features.
- Three car garage and workshop.
- Landscaped grounds with ponds and mature woodland.
- Stunning views to Loch Shin and the hills beyond.
- About 1.63 hectares (4.02 acres) in all.
Dalchork House lies close to the village of Lairg in Sutherland. The property is in a beautiful setting, surrounded by mature mixed woodland and with stunning views over its landscaped grounds to Loch Shin and Carn Bhrain. This county of Sutherland has a beautiful coastline with lush countryside rising to rugged hills and moorland. The region enjoys continued growth and prosperity and yet retains its unspoilt charm and sense of community. There is a range of opportunities available for the outdoor enthusiast including walking, cycling, hill climbing, golf, sailing, fishing and shooting, while the peaceful countryside is home to a huge variety of wildlife and birds. Fishermen are regular visitors to this area attracted by the world class salmon fishing available on the Kyle and its four tributary rivers, the Carron, Cassley, Oykel and Shin. There is an award winning beach at Dornoch as well as it championship golf course, while the west coast with its beautiful coastline and excellent sailing is only an hour’s drive away.Lairg has a good range of local shops, a post office, primary school, and popular restaurant, while secondary schooling is available in Dornoch or Tain both of which offer a further range of shops and amenities. Inverness, just over an hour’s drive away, has all the facilities of a modern city as well as its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.Dalchork House is a handsome former farmhouse set in beautiful grounds. The property has been modernised and extended over the years, but retains its integrity and much of its original layout with well-proportioned rooms and traditional features including fireplaces, cornicing and panelled doors. The conservatory and the french windows in both the drawing and dining rooms are additions to the house and take advantage of the beautiful views over the gardens to Loch Shin.There are bedrooms and bathrooms on both the first and second floor, while a back staircase from the kitchen leads to the former maid’s room, now an office. The rear wing of the house with the laundry/utility and boot room offers the potential to create a self-contained annexe, subject to the necessary consents.