Flat 1, Friars Park, Institution Road, Elgin IV30 1QU
Superb, executive three-bedroom lower ground-floor apartment within a handsome converted Townhouse which has been registered as a category ‘B’ Listed Building. Conveniently located within the heart of Elgin and within one of Elgin’s historic conservation areas, this apartment is well placed for access to the town centre shops and eateries, the railway station and the superstores on Edgar Road. The more extensive range of amenities and facilities available in the wider area, including the medical centres, golf courses, the Moray coast and RAF Lossiemouth, are also within easy travelling distance. This attractive period property has been modernised to an exceptionally high standard, yet retains many traditional features one would expect of a property of this age and is presented for sale in excellent decorative order throughout. Further benefiting from gas central heating, double glazing, well-maintained communal gardens, secure building access and allocated parking, viewing is essential to fully appreciate this property.
ENTRANCE & APARTMENT HALLWAY
Communal front door with a secure entry system opens to the elegant main hallway; tiled flooring, beautiful coving, ornate bannisters and high ceilings set the tone for the internal finish of the apartment; a solid wood door opens to the upper floor of Flat 1 with a feature display alcove; space to accommodate some furniture; a carpeted staircase descends to the apartment’s hallway; open and spacious h-shaped hallway with space to accommodate a range of furniture; carpeted flooring; doors to all principle rooms; built-in library bookcase, which is included in the sale; second carpeted staircase leading to the side entrance of the apartment, which in turn leads to the allocated parking space beyond.
Stylish, generous-sized lounge offering a warm and welcoming homely feel; more than ample space for a range of furniture; feature fireplace surround housing a living-flame gas fire; carpeted flooring; bay window with a view of the vibrant gardens.
Well-appointed dining kitchen, installed by Waterfalls in 2016; good selection of base, wall and display units; marble-effect worktop surface incorporating a circular sink and drainer; feature exposed stone wall; tiled flooring; space for a family-sized table and chairs; integrated Flavel oven and hob, which are included in the sale; white goods consisting of a dish-washer, included in the sale; space and plumbing for a washing machine and a fridge-freezer; wall-mounted Intergas Combi-boiler; window facing in a westerly direction providing a garden view.
MASTER BEDROOM & EN-SUITE
Spacious king-size bedroom; two built-in double mirror-door wardrobes offering shelf and rail storage; space for additional furniture; carpeted flooring; picture window with a view of the garden; built-in bed-head book shelving; door to the adjoining en-suite, which was installed in 2016 by Waterfalls and comprising of :- W.C; pedestal wash-hand basin; large shower enclosure with a mains shower unit installed and tiled interior; illuminated mirror above the wash-hand-basin and a heated mirror within the shower enclosure; tiled flooring; chrome heated towel rail; shelved linen cupboard.
Double bedroom with space for free-standing furniture; built-in double wardrobe; window providing a view of Queen Street; carpeted flooring.
LUXURY BOXROOM/BEDROOM 3
Versatile room which may be utilised in a number of ways, either as a king-size bedroom, home office, family room or a music room; space for a range of furniture; carpeted flooring; extensive storage provided by the full-length built-in unit discreetly hidden behind drawn curtains.
Family-sized bathroom with a suite consisting of:- W.C; wash-hand basin within vanity unit; bath; shower enclosure with Mira mains shower unit fitted; vinyl tiled flooring; good range of built-in storage units; heated towel rail; wall-tiled around the wet areas.
Well-maintained and vibrant communal landscaped mature grounds compliment the elegance and style of the main building; space to accommodate garden furniture in what could be termed a ‘sun-trap’; large forecourt area to the front providing ample visitor parking; designated parking space to the side of the building, with access taken from Queen Street; external bin-store.
COUNCIL TAX: D
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING: C
NOTE 1: Included in the asking price will be all floor coverings, specific blinds and curtains, the integrated appliances and the white goods listed. The sofa bed in Boxroom/Bedroom 3 is available by separate negotiation.
NOTE 2: The mention of any appliances and/or services in these details have not been tested, or checked that they are connected, and does not imply that these are in full and efficient working order.
NOTE 3: There is a factoring charge at present of £40 per quarter. The factoring charge covers the maintenance of the communal gardens and grounds, the communal areas within the main building and the external building maintenance.
Lounge (5.05m x 6.00m)
Dining Kitchen (4.52m x 4.41m)
Bathroom (3.43m x 1.99m)
En-suite (2.55m x 1.95m)
Master Bedroom (4.32m x 3.29m)
Bedroom 2 (4.29m x 2.45m)
Luxury Boxroom/Bedroom 3 (4.37m x 3.08m)