01847 894141

West Mey, Thurso
Offers Over £200,000

Under Offer
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  • Detached cottage
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Approx. 1 acre
  • Stunning views
  • Sun room / Lounge


A spacious detached 2 bedroom cottage in the stunning setting of West Mey with dramatic views of Dunnet Head, open countryside and the rooftops of the Castle of Mey, the late Queen Mother’s residence. The cottage has a central drive-in courtyard and is edged by stone buildings that were formerly a stables, granary and a cow byre with the latter now a large garage/store room. This property is situated in just over 1 acre of land and will make an ideal family home or a future holiday let business. The cottage is all on the ground floor and consists of a vestibule, utility room, kitchen/diner, hall, library/dining room, 2 double bedrooms, study, wet room and large sun room/lounge. Double glazed and electric heating throughout. Council tax band C and energy performance rating E. For a Home Report and the 360 tour go to our website www.pollardproperty.co.uk


Vestibule

10' 2'' x 4' 6'' (3.11m x 1.37m)

Approach the front door via a large drive-in courtyard. A glazed door leads into the vestibule which is neutrally decorated and has an attractive exposed stone wall at one end. It is an ideal boot room and has a door leading into the utility room that has a butler sink, an upright freezer, a washing machine and tumble dryer which are included in the sale. Another wooden door opens into the kitchen/diner.

Utility Room

10' 2'' x 6' 2'' (3.11m x 1.89m)

Kitchen/Diner

18' 1'' x 10' 5'' (5.5m x 3.18m)

The kitchen/diner is a spacious room that is in the country house style. It is neutrally decorated and has a dual aspect with windows overlooking 2 sides of the house into the garden, rooftops of the Castle of Mey which is approximately half a mile away; and countryside beyond. There are white fitted kitchen base and wall units with a wooden worktop, fitted ceramic 2 burner induction electric hob, fridge, a wall shelf unit with plate rack and a standalone dishwasher which is included in the sale. Below the electric hob is cupboard housing for a fitted oven. The kitchen table and chairs are included in the sale.

Hall

26' 3'' x 3' 3'' (8m x 1m)

A door from the kitchen leads into the carpeted hall that runs along the length of the cottage. Doors lead to the 2 double bedrooms, wet room and sun room/lounge with openings to the library/dining room and study.

Library/Dining Room

17' 2'' x 9' 7'' (5.24m x 2.93m)

The carpeted library/dining room is entered via an opening from the hall and has an impressive window with views of the garden. This room could be easily screened from the hall and be converted into another double bedroom. The room is carpeted and has wooden bookshelves along one wall that are part of the sale. This room can easily accommodate a table and seating for at least 6 people.

Study

9' 7'' x 6' 7'' (2.93m x 2m)

The carpeted study is entered by a hall opening and has a glazed window and single door into the rear garden with the same views as the library/dining room. It has ample space for a desk, chair and other office furniture.

Sun room / Lounge

24' 8'' x 13' 1'' (7.53m x 4m)

The spacious sun room/lounge is at the far end of the hall and is neutrally decorated, has exposed beams, skylights and dual aspect windows and patio doors with views of the garden and surrounding countryside. This makes the room cool contemporary and flooded with natural daylight. The lounge area has a large cream stone fireplace with an electric faux wood burning stove. The 2 windows are at one corner with deep window sills and overhead are exposed white painted beams with 4 large skylights. The sun room has floor to ceiling windows to 2 walls with a patio door leading to the garden and overhead are 4 skylights. There is a recessed alcove that is shelved and the sun room has wall lights

Wet Room

9' 6'' x 9' 7'' (2.9m x 2.92m)

The spacious wet room is neutrally decorated and has a white toilet, wash hand basin and an electric shower which is surrounded by a wet wall. A large glazed window overlooks the garden giving the room plenty of light. There is a wall extractor fan, wall light with shaving point and standalone storage cupboards completing the room.

Bedroom 1

14' 5'' x 9' 7'' (4.4m x 2.93m)

The large bedroom 1 is a double bedroom and has a stone fireplace with a Caithness flagstone hearth and an electric faux wood burner. It is neutrally decorated, carpeted and has a big window with a deep sill giving a view of the courtyard and providing plenty of light to the room.

Bedroom 2

11' 0'' x 9' 7'' (3.35m x 2.93m)

Bedroom 2 is another cosy large double bedroom with a big window overlooking the courtyard making it flooded with light and having a private feel. The room is neutrally decorated and is carpeted.

Garage

20' 6'' x 20' 2'' (6.25m x 6.15m)

Adjoined to the cottage is a large double garage that was formerly a cow byre. It has an up and over door plus a single door entrance from the courtyard and another external door at the rear to the garden. It has a cement floor, exposed beams and electricity. An internal door leads into the store room. This room is well proportioned and has exposed beams and a large window overlooking the courtyard. There is electricity and is heated by a storage heater plus one wall has standalone metal shelving that is part of the sale.

Store room

14' 9'' x 13' 11'' (4.5m x 4.25m)

Stables

25' 9'' x 13' 5'' (7.84m x 4.1m)

Along one side of the courtyard is the former stables that has traditional Caithness stone walls, flag tile roof and flagstone flooring. It is a large outbuilding with exposed beams, skylights and a wooden door. There are plans to convert it into a holiday let which can be made available on request.

Granary

13' 7'' x 32' 10'' (4.15m x 10m)

The former granary is adjacent to the stables and at the entrance of the drive into the courtyard. This large building is in similar construction to the stables but has a mezzanine floor at one end, sky lights and a window in the gable end opposite the mezzanine. This also has plans drawn up to convert it into a holiday let which can be made available on request.

Garden

Outside is just over 1 acre of land that encompasses a driveway from the tarmac single track road that is flanked by a wildlife front garden. The driveway leads into the courtyard. Wrapping around the cottage is an expansive mature garden mainly laid to lawn with flowerbeds, shrubs and trees. It is fenced and has a footpath and patio around the cottage. There are stunning 360 degree views from the garden of the surrounding countryside that comprises of Dunnet Head (the most northerly point on the British mainland), the sea and the roof tops of the Castle of Mey.

All carpets, curtains, blinds, washing machine, tumble dryer, upright freezer, dishwasher, kitchen table and chairs, storage room shelving and gardening equipment are included in the sale. Viewing is highly recommended.


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West Mey
Thurso KW14 8XH
County: Caithness
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: PEL0000831

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