A substantial and attractive Victorian former hotel located close to Inverness city centre.
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Of traditional construction, built in the late 1800s, Cuchullin Lodge is a substantial Victorian detached villa, of sandstone under a pitched slate roof with a more modern extension to the rear elevation, which is under a flat felt roof. The property is deceptively spacious with accommodation being laid out across three floors with storage at basement level. The Lodge, whilst retaining many of its original features, is fit for modern day living with every bedroom benefiting from en-suite facilities. The house is approached by a short driveway, leading to a large parking area to the immediate front and side of the property.
Entry to the property is via a pillared and stepped recessed entranceway leading to a large entrance vestibule. On entering the main house, there is a large and welcoming entrance hall providing access to the main stairs providing access to the upper floors, a large sitting room, a large lounge, two bedrooms each with bathroom, and ladies and gents WC facilities. To the rear portion of the ground floor, there is a pantry, kitchen and large dining room. Access to the basement floor is gained from a small stair at the rear of the main stair. Within the first floor there are ten further bedrooms, all with en-suite shower/bathroom facilities. There is also an office and linen cupboard, along with dedicated first floor fire escape.
The attic floor has three further bedrooms, bathroom, cupboard and a storeroom. The basement /cellar provides further storage and is accessed via a wooden stair at the rear of the main stairs.
This property has 0.5 acres of land.
With excellent signage, Cuchullin Lodge is a substantial property benefitting from a discreet but prominent roadside location and offers access direct from Culduthel Road. The short driveway has feature stone pillars which leads to a gravel car park to the front of the property. The gardens are nicely landscaped, attractively laid out and afford great privacy. Mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, plants and shrubbery surrounding the subjects. There is further car parking to both side elevations of the property.
Cuchullin Lodge is set within a site of approximately 0.5 acres or thereby and can accommodate up to 20 car parking spaces.
Bungalow The current owners reside in a small bungalow at the rear of the property which will benefit from its own dedicated entranceway. It has its own private garden grounds and is completely detached from the main property. For the avoidance of doubt the Bungalow it is not part of the subjects for sale.
The property is located on Culduthel Road, which is one of the most desirable residential areas of Inverness, with a wide range of local amenities nearby. The property is in an ideal location for easy access into Inverness city centre. The city centre offers a full range of amenities including retail shops, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, post office and rail and bus stations. Inverness City enjoys excellent communications by road, rail and is served by an International airport - offering daily flights within the British Isles and regular summer flights to Europe, these options expanding all of the time. Inverness, the capital and main business and commercial centre of the Highlands, offers an extensive choice of shopping, entertainment, cultural, educational and leisure facilities associated with city living, with easy access to the beautiful and challenging Highland landscape.
From the Castle on Castle Street, please head up the hill away from Inverness town centre. Continue along Culduthel Road (B861) for approximately 0.9mls until you reach a set of traffic lights at the junction of Muirfield Road and Drummond Road. The property is situated on the lefthand side immediately after the traffic lights.Read all
- Former hotel
- 3 Reception rooms
- 15 bedrooms (12 x En suite)
- Ladies & Gents toilets
- In all 7,782 SqFt
- Car parking
- Gardens to rear
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