Although the house is designed in 1902 it is build in 1992, original all stone build, is maintained to the highest standard, ready to move straight in.
The Artist’s Cottage represents a rare and unique opportunity to acquire a stunning family home, set in a charming woodland location on the outskirts of the village of Farr.
The Artist’s Cottage provides both elegant and contemporary accommodation and only by viewing can the discerning viewer fully appreciate the character and charm of this unique and exclusive home which would lend itself to be used as an ideal generous family home, providing a rural lifestyle while being within easy access of Inverness City Centre (+/- 7mls) Inverness airport (+/- 11mls) with regular domestic and international destinations.
The house layout is also perfectly suitable as a B&B, average turnover £ 45.000- with around 40% of bed nights, while still maintaining the privacy in the main house.
The accommodation consists of the entrance vestibule and cloakroom, which opens to the dining hall with lattice grand staircase to the first floor accommodation. The drawing room has a large bow window and a beautiful tilled fireplace, and looking out into a hidden garden. The kitchen has been fitted with modern built-in equipment and a range of modern wall and base units, topped with Caithness slate worktop. There is a study area adjacent to the stairs. The single storey wing provides two double bedrooms with shower rooms, a further two single bedrooms and two utility rooms. Lot of the flooring is finished in white marble.
The staircase leads to a large galleried landing with fitted book shelving and there are two bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms, and an open to roof void l shaped studio/bedroom with exposed beams and access to balcony and stairs rising to roof terrace with magnificent panoramic views.
The Artist’s Cottage sits in generous garden grounds, which are easily maintained and have an area of woodland. There is a double garage with water, heating and power, beside a triple carport. There are other outbuildings like a special designed stone woodshed and a BB bothy.
The central heating is oil fired with assisting solar panels.
The property, which was built in 1992, and has been completed to a, world famous architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh design (copyright owned by the Hunterian Art Gallery Glasgow) both externally and internally. Most of the windows on the ground floor have been patterned with leaded glass to create a stunning effect.
Schooling is available at Farr Primary School with secondary pupils attending Inverness Royal Academy and Gordonston Academy in Elgin and pupils are transported daily by bus. There is a village store at nearby Inverarnie, which caters adequately for daily requirements.
Inverness, the main business and commercial centre of the highlands, offers extensive shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities and there is an excellent train service to London.
Home report value £ 650.000,00 , home report available.
Asking for offer over £ 495.000,00
For more info call the owner 0044 (0) 1808 521472
or the Estate agent 'Ballantynes' on 01738 441825