The Orchard, Dyke, Forres IV36 2TF
Substantial detached villa abundant in charm and character and set within half an acre of grounds in the quiet village of Dyke. Originally the Headmaster’s accommodation for the highly regarded neighbouring primary school, The Orchard is within easy distance to the A96, Brodie castle and grounds and the Royal Burgh of Forres with its local rail station and range of essential local amenities. The Orchard is also ideally placed within easy commute to the extensive range of amenities in the wider area including Culbin forest, the deserted beaches, river walks, Inverness airport, skiing in the Cairngorms and the numerous golf courses around Moray and beyond. An ideal family home in a private location with no direct inbound views, yet plenty of natural light, standing on the high point of an ancient village with mountain views and set in a mature well maintained and shaped wrap around garden. Further benefitting from oil central heating, double glazing, a garage and 3 outbuildings, viewing is highly recommended.
HALLWAY & UPPER LANDING
Original wooden storm doors to vestibule and further glazed door to hallway; sizeable, open and well-lit hallway consisting of:- wooden flooring; open under-the-stair recess area with coat hooks; storage cupboard housing the heating controls and the electrical unit; space for free-standing furniture; carpeted u-shaped staircase leading to the upper landing; upper landing consisting of:- carpeted flooring; space for free-standing furniture; part-shelved linen cupboard.
Well-proportioned room; feature ornate-style fireplace housing a gas-fire; space for a range of furniture; wooden flooring; triple windows providing excellent levels of natural light; and providing views to the east and north and overlooking the surrounding grounds.
Generously proportioned room; space to comfortably accommodate a family-size dining suite for up to 8 people; space for additional free-standing furniture; wood and tile fireplace surround with an open-hearth; wooden flooring; triple-aspect room with windows facing south and west.
Space for range of free-standing furniture; carpeted flooring; hatch to the loft space; door to the rear garden.
Excellent range of base, wall and tall larder-style units; tiled worktop surface incorporating a sink and draining unit and a breakfast bar with space to sit up to four people; tiled splash-back; carpeted flooring; windows providing a view of the rear garden; integrated white goods comprising: Gaggenhau hob, NEFF oven and a fridge-freezer, which are included in the sale; additional white goods comprising of:- dishwasher and a second fridge-freezer, which are included in the sale.
Storage units; worktop surface incorporating a sink and space and plumbing installed for a washing machine; Nixon boiler; clothes pulley; window facing in a southerly direction; laminate flooring; W.C; wash-hand basin.
King-size bedroom; bank of built-in wardrobes; space for additional furniture; carpeted flooring; windows overlooking the rear garden and out towards to the fields beyond.
BEDROOMS 2 & 3
King-sized bedroom 2 and a double-sized bedroom 3; space in both for free-standing furniture; laminate flooring in both rooms; both bedrooms with windows facing east and Bedroom 2 with an additional window and a view of the village and the church spire.
Versatile room, currently used as a study, but may be utilized as double bedroom; space for furniture; fitted book-shelves; hatch to the loft space; laminate flooring; window with a view of the Primary school and rolling fields.
Freshly decorated bathroom with a suite consisting of:- W.C; pedestal wash-hand basin; bath; shower enclosure with Mira Sport shower unit installed and a tiled interior.
Well-presented and landscaped wrap-around garden grounds measuring approximately an half an acre in size; predominately laid in lawn with a vibrant selection of plants, trees and shrubs planted; gently sloping rear garden leading to the rear boundary and the open countryside beyond; patio seating area; stone-built outbuilding with power & light; further two outbuildings previously used as a goat-shed and a log-store; timber garage; more than ample space to accommodate additional outbuildings including a summerhouse and children’s play equipment; gravel-laid driveway with parking available for several vehicles.
COUNCIL TAX: E
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING: F
NOTE 1: Included in the asking price will be all floor coverings, blinds and curtains, and the white goods listed.
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.
Lounge (5.36m x 3.34m)
Dining Kitchen (3.35m x 4.14m)
Family Room (4.17m x 2.57m)
Dining Room (3.54m x 4.06m)
Master Bedroom (3.38m x 3.38m)
Bedroom 2 (4.06m x 3.38m at widest point)
Bedroom 3 (4.06m x 3.49m)
Bedroom 4/Study (2.42m x 3.94m)
Utility (2.60m x 2.42m)
Bathroom (2.12m x 2.75m)