A hugely impressive and manageable traditional detached home, combining exceptional modern living and charming history, located in the Royal Burgh of Dornoch.
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Netherwood is a handsome traditional property dating back to the 19th century, with a wealth of period features. Located in a secluded and and private central location, Netherwood is ideally placed for all local amenities. The property is constructed of stone and offers accommodation over 3 levels.
This stunning home has been lovingly restored and upgraded and sits in beautifully landscaped garden grounds only a short distance from the centre of Dornoch.
The careful and sympathetic complete upgrade of Netherwood, has resulted in the creation of a truly remarkable property, which blends old and new in a dynamic way and has created a real show piece of style and sophistication.
The accommodation is accessed via the broad and welcoming hallway where the attention to detail becomes immediately evident from the interior, quality materials and craftsmanship. The cupboard under the stairs in the hall is used for both storage and the housing of white goods. On the left hand side of the hallway is the sitting room which comes with a number of features including window shutters, raised skirtings, coir carpeting and a feature fireplace with inset open fire. Across the hallway is the dining room, large enough for entertaining guests and more formal occasions, which conveniently opens up into the exquisite, bespoke dining kitchen. The kitchen comes with a range of sleek and versatile wall and base storage units, Villeroy & Boch sink, Aga, integrated appliances and granite worktops and includes the original servants bells. The carpeted staircase leads to the first floor where the front facing master bedroom has pleasant views over the front gardens and a luxurious, modern en suite shower room with wc, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. There are a further two bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room. The staircase leads to the top level, where a velux in the upper landing provides natural light, and two attic rooms provide further flexible accommodation. Lighting in all rooms is controlled by Forbes and Lomax dimmable button controls.
The property is set in south facing beautifully landscaped, colourful, private and generous garden grounds which are laid mainly to lawn and sheltered by trees and raised beds. There are some useful outbuildings which include a coal store and garden shed as well as a two vehicle car port.
The Royal Burgh of Dornoch is an historic town centred around its ancient cathedral, and is best known for its Championship Golf Course. Dornoch is ideally placed for outdoor activities and the area is famed for its beautiful coastline, dry climate and quality of life. The Dornoch Firth is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is home to a wide variety of wildlife including widgeon, graylag geese, mallard, teal and whooper swans. As well as being popular with golfers the area attracts walkers, cyclists and there are first class shooting, stalking and salmon fishing available on nearby estates and rivers. The town itself has an excellent range of local shops and services including a health centre as well as primary and secondary schooling. For a more comprehensive range of shops and services Inverness is only 42 miles away. There is a train station in Tain and mainline services run daily from Inverness to London and the South.
From Inverness take the A9 North. Proceed across the Dornoch Firth and take the exit on the right signposted Dornoch. Continue through the village and at the T junction turn left. Travel along this road for around 50 metres where you will find Netherwood on the right hand side.Read all
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Large dining kitchen
- Master bedroom with en suite
- 4 further bedrooms
- Shower room