6' 7'' x 4' 11'' (2m x 1.5m)
Enter via a half glazed front door with 2 frosted glass panels that opens into a wide porch. This bright room has a built in double cloakroom cupboard with mirrored sliding doors along one wall. The porch is neutrally decorated with a vinyl floor in a parquet style pattern. A 15 glass panelled door opens into the hall.
18' 4'' x 3' 7'' (5.6m x 1.1m)
The neutrally decorated hall is carpeted and has doors leading off to the kitchen/diner, utility room, shower room, 2 double bedrooms and 2 built in cupboards. A pine ceiling hatch accesses the loft space.
16' 5'' x 10' 2'' (5m x 3.1m)
The spacious double bedroom is neutrally decorate, has the same carpet as the hall and a TV outlet. Three windows overlook the rear of the property providing plenty of natural daylight to the room. At the end of the bedroom along one wall is a built in double wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors with a capacity to be replaced with an ensuite. This is due to the bathroom being next door with the relevant plumbing. Another built in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors completes the room.
12' 2'' x 8' 6'' (3.7m x 2.6m)
Bedroom 2 has similar decoration as bedroom 1. There are 2 windows overlooking the front of the property and has stunning views of the sea and countryside. Another sunny room with a built in double wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. Lastly, it has a TV outlet and the SMA Sunny Remote Control which allows for internal control of the outside systems.
7' 7'' x 6' 7'' (2.3m x 2m)
This contemporary shower room is stylishly decorated, has a vinyl floor and a frosted window. There is a modern walk in shower with wet wall, mains shower and a raindrop shower head. The white wash hand basin and toilet are inset sleek vanity units which match a separate standalone unit. A ceiling extractor fan provides additional ventilation.
7' 7'' x 10' 2'' (2.3m x 3.1m)
This handy utility room has the same parquet style vinyl floor as the porch and a half glazed external door with 2 frosted glass panels and a window overlook the rear of the property. There are modern fitted wall and floor units with a pale grey worktop and inset stainless steel sink/drainer. Beneath the worktop is plumbing for a washing machine.
21' 8'' x 12' 2'' (6.6m x 3.7m)
This spacious kitchen/diner is well proportioned, neutrally decorated and has the parquet style vinyl floor. The room runs along the width of the property and has 2 windows at either end with stunning views of the countryside and seascape. The dining area has plenty of space for a table and seating for at least 6 people and takes full advantage of the splendid views. The kitchen area has a contemporary Shaker kitchen with pastel grey/green floor and wall units, white worktop and tiled splashback. Inset the worktop is a modern white ceramic sink/drainer and the integrated appliances are a fridge freezer and a glass angled chimney cooker hood. Below the eco cooker hood is a standalone dual fuel Rangemaster cooker with a 5 burner gas hob and a electric and gas oven. This is possibly available under separate negotiation.
21' 8'' x 14' 5'' (6.6m x 4.4m)
Sliding glass panelled doors open from the kitchen/diner into the lounge. The spacious lounge runs the width of the bungalow and has 3 windows either end of the room taking in the splendid countryside and sea views. The attractive room is neutrally decorated, carpeted and a TV outlet. There is a multi fuel stove sitting on a Caithness stone hearth. Behind the stove is a stylish tiled wall making a delightful focal point to the lounge.
31' 6'' x 13' 1'' (9.6m x 4m)
A traditional stone barn next to the property is currently being used as a music venue/studio. It has doors to the front and rear gardens and recessed windows providing plenty of natural light to the building. At one end of the room is a blank chimney breast which can become a working fireplace. There are electricity sockets and ceiling lights and a plumbing provision for waste water/water.
The “Off Grid” system is in a purpose-built extension located on the south facing gable of the house.
Accommodated within this area is a SMA Sunny Island 6KW standalone grid, inverter charger and a SMA Sunny Boy inverter along with the appropriate switchgear and eight backup Rolls batteries.
The system converts power taken from a bank of fourteen solar panels which are mounted on the roof of the house and provides for the electricity needs of the home.
Further to the above underfloor heating and hot water are supplied throughout the building via an air source heat pump which is also fed from the “Off Grid” system.
Both of the above systems, electricity and heating carry MCS certificates.
The current owners are in receipt of both a generation tariff and renewable heat initiatives as provided by the government.
Outside is a large wraparound garden with a combination of gravel, lawn, long driveway and stone courtyard which is at the rear of the bothy. Within the garden are ruins and 2 south facing summer houses which have electricity and positioned to take in the wonderful views. Around the garden boundary is the 21 acres of crofted land that also has ruins and elevated views. Ideal for future building projects/renovations.
All carpet, curtains and blinds are included in the sale. The washing machine and standalone cooker are possibly available under separate negotiation.
Please call Pollard Property on 01847 894141 to view this unique, off grid property.