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Balblair, Dingwall, IV7

Balblair, Dingwall, IV7
  • Offers Over £445,000


  • 352321
  • Property ID
  • Detached House
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms

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  • Address Balblair, Balblair, Dingwall
  • City Dingwall
  • Zip/Postal Code IV7 8LQ
  • Area Balblair


Unique opportunity to purchase this rurally located private 4/5 bedroom spacious detached house, set in 1.65 acres, surrounded by open farmland, and with amazing potential.

Newfield, is a detached 4/5 bedroom extended farmhouse located in a picturesque rural location on The Black Isle. It sits on a 1.65 acre plot, with two garages, and beautiful rural views.

Accommodation comprises: hallway, kitchen/diner, large lounge, sitting room, hall, dining room, utility room, ground floor bedroom, cloakroom, and a sun room. Upstairs there are four bedrooms (two en suite) and the main bathroom.

Externally the enclosed grounds surround the property with a tarmacadam driveway, double garage, single garage, and 360 degree rural views.

The house benefits from oil fired central heating, double glazing, ample outdoor space with several large lawn areas, and is in good decorative order. It has previously been successfully rented out.

This property will suit anyone looking for a quiet rural lifestyle, land, and a house with great potential in a beautiful location.

It is situated on the North side of the Black Isle approximately 6 miles from Cromarty and Fortrose where many local amenities can be found. Primary schooling is available in either Resolis, Avoch or Cromarty, with older children attending Fortrose Academy. The house is within easy commuting distance of both the town of Dingwall and the city of Inverness where a wide range of shops and services can be found.

The property must be viewed to appreciate its full potential and an appointment must be arranged by following the link from the listing.

From Fortrose follow the A832 through Rosemarkie and follow the road up the fairy glen. At the smiddy turn left onto the B9160 over the top and down towards the Newhall bridge. Newfield is located on your right hand side just before the bridge.

Porch 1.3m x 0.9m approx.
Side entrance into property with carpeted porch area, wall cupboard, and a glass paned door leading into the hallway.

Hallway 4.6m x 1.0m approx.
L shaped hallway which gives access to the kitchen, utility and through to the main house. It has carpet, and a radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Room 5.1m x 5.0m approx.
Large bright room with linoleum flooring in the kitchen area, breakfast bar, ample wooden floor and wall units with fitted oven, hob, dishwasher and fridge. The dining area is carpeted and has sliding patio doors leading out to the driveway, two radiators, and the room has a side and two rear facing windows.

Utility 2.5m x 1.4m approx.
This room has a tiled floor, plumbing for a washing machine, and gives access into the utility room.

Utility Room 2.5m x 3.4m approx.
Useful sized room with linoleum flooring, fitted units, sink, a rear facing window, and it houses the oil fired boiler.

Cloakroom 1.5m x 1.3m approx.
This downstairs toilet has a tiled floor, toilet, sink, radiator, and a hand drier.

Bedroom 5 4.3m x 2.5m approx.
This room could be used as a ground floor bedroom as is a good size and has a radiator, plus side and rear facing windows.

Hall 4.1m x 3.2m approx.
Large space which used to be open plan with the sitting room. It has wooden flooring, gives access to the dining room, and has two sets of glass sliding doors leading through to the sitting room and the staircase.

Sitting Room 4.2m x 3.8m approx.
Lovely bright room with wooden flooring, coal effect electric fire with surround, and side and front facing windows.

Sun Room 4.2m x 2.9m approx.
Bright room with windows on three sides is situated at the front of the house and overlooks the countryside. It has a front door, radiator and linoleum flooring.

Dining Room 4.2m x 3.8m approx.
Accessed from the hall this from is carpeted, has a front facing window, recessed shelving, radiator, and gives access through a glass panelled door to the large lounge.

Lounge 6.7m x 4.9m
Large bright room with carpet, two radiators, a multi fuel stove, windows facing the front, rear and side, plus sliding glass doors leading out to the garden.

From the hall there is a sliding glass doors that lead to a small inner hallway from which the staircase leads up to the 1st floor with a Velux window above.

Landing 4.0m x 1.0m approx.
The landing gives access to the four bedrooms and the bathroom, and has a storage cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Bedroom 1 4.2m x 3.4m approx.
Double bedroom with carpet, fitted wardrobes, two radiators, and front and rear windows.

Bedroom 2 3.1m x 2.8m approx.
Large single bedroom with carpet, storage cupboards, radiator, two front facing Velux windows.

Bathroom 2.7m x 2.5m approx.
Spacious room with tiled walls and flooring, bath, separate electric shower cubicle, toilet, bidet, sink, radiator, wall heater, and a side facing window.

Bedroom 3 4.2m x 3.3m and 2.9m x 2.5m approx.
This room is split into two areas by means of an archway. The first part has carpet, radiator, a front facing window and several fitted wardrobes/cupboards. The 2nd part has side and rear facing windows, carpet, radiator, and gives access to the en suite shower room.

Ensuite 2.5m x 1.4m approx.
Shower room with tile effect linoleum, radiator, toilet, sink, wall heater, tiled walls, and a tiled cubicle with an electric shower.

Bedroom 4 5.1m x 3.7m approx,
Large double bedroom which is accessed down a corridor with storage cupboard, radiator and a side facing window. It has carpet, three fitted wardrobes, two radiators, two side and two rear facing windows, and gives access into the en suite shower room.

Ensuite 2.7m x 1.0m approx.
This room has carpet, a tiled electric shower cubicle, toilet, sink, bidet, radiator, recessed shelving, and a side facing window.

The original house dates back to the 1880’s but was extended in the 1970’s, and the extensive grounds surround the property and measure approximately 1.65 acres. They have a very private feel to them, lots of wildlife can be seen, and there are established fruit trees, a Monkey Puzzle tree, and a 140 year old copper beech.
The Black Isle is a prime growing area of the Highlands. with rich soils and the premises would lend themselves to a small holding or market garden. With unobstructed sunshine, from dawn until dusk, the land is ideal for this purpose, plus it is also organic in that it has not had any chemical sprays etc for over 13 years.
There is various lawn areas, stone walling, the extensive tarmacadam driveway, double garage (7.6m x 7.1m with flooring upstairs) which has potential to be converted, and a separate single garage (4.2m x 6.7m). The property is surrounded by open farmland giving unspoilt 360 degree countryside views.

– Oil Fired Central Heating.
– Multi Fuel Stove and Coal Effect Fire.
– Double Glazing.
– Septic Tank.
– Potential for a house plot.
– Sale includes all floor and window coverings and fitted white goods.
– Has been previously been used as office space and been residentially rented out so smoke/heat alarms up to current standards and wiring has been checked.
– The school bus passes the road junction for both Fortrose and Resolis schools.
– Superfast BT cabling has just be laid in the road outside the property.
– Viewing by appointment only.

Please note that the map information on nearest schools and train stations is inaccurate. We are advised that some software can only operate ‘as the crow flies’ and in this case the crow has flown across the sea to a school/station 20 miles away by road! The correct location for schools is as described in the details.

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