BallinreachBrora, Sutherland, KW9 6LU
Offers Over £325,000
- A comfortable family house with spectacular sea views.
- Two/three Reception Rooms. Two/three Bedrooms.
- A sensitively modernised and extended traditional cottage.
- Delightful, established grounds.
- Garage and greenhouse.
- Breathtaking views across the Moray Firth to Rattray Head.
- About 0.51 hectares (1.27 acres) in all
Ballinreach is a charming traditional property in the scattered hamlet of Kintradwell near Brora. The house sits comfortably in the landscape and has spectacular elevated views across the Moray Firth to Rattray Head.Sutherland is known for its beautiful coastline, dramatic landscape and dry climate. This peaceful region offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast to enjoy, its unspoilt countryside offering the best in walking and hill climbing as well as fishing, mountain biking and bird watching. Brora has a good range of shops and facilities including a medical centre, primary school, railway station and links golf course, while nearby Golspie has a secondary school and another popular links course. The coastline is dotted with sandy beaches and waymarked trails and historic Dunrobin Castle is nearby. Dornoch, with its championship golf course, is just a short drive away, while Tain has a number of major supermarkets. Inverness, about a one hour drive away, has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.Formerly the shepherd’s house for Kintradwell Estate built in 1864, Ballinreach was extended and fully renovated to a high standard in 1992. The current owner purchased the property in 1997 and has maintained the house well, while improvements include the installation of integrated video and audio systems.The ground floor has comfortable and welcoming accommodation with its sitting room with open fire, dining kitchen with two oven gas AGA, and sun room at the front of the house which extends the sense of the living space into the surrounding landscape. The first floor has a master bedroom suite with bedroom, dressing room and bathroom, and a further bedroom and shower room, while the ground floor study off the sitting room could also be used as a third bedroom.