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2 bed detached bungalow for sale

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Halkirk KW12

2 bed detached bungalow for sale 2 1 2
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Property features

  • Large barn/workshop
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two bedrooms
  • Garage
  • Character home
  • Large garden
  • Rural views

Property description

We are delighted to bring this character home to the market. The Rowans is a charming country cottage which has been in the same family for a long number of years and was formally the Post Office for the area. This stone and slate dwelling boasts fantastic rural views and is in an elevated position. Adjoining the cottage is a stone barn which has been divided in to three separate rooms which provides further storage or could be utilised as a workshop. There is also a garage. The property occupies a generous garden plot and although in need of some redecoration, this cottage, which is located approximately six miles from Thurso would make a fantastic family home. There is a dining hall just off the vestibule which features an attractive stone fireplace. This room leads to the family lounge which is of good proportions and has a beautiful oak fireplace with an open coal fire which makes a pleasing focal point within this bright room. The kitchen has cream fitted base and wall units with laminate worktops. There is space within this room for a dining table as well as appliances. Located off the kitchen is the family bathroom which benefits from a bath with a shower above. The two double bedrooms are light and bright and both benefit from built in storage. There is a seating area which is a sun trap in the summer months to the rear and to the front, there is an enclosed garden with mature trees and flowers. Both the rear and side gardens are laid to lawn and are ideally positioned to take in the views towards Morven.
The property is a short car journey to the village of Halkirk where there is a primary school, church, hotel, and a convenience store. Further facilities can be found in Thurso which is a five minute drive away. In Thurso there is a cinema, a swimming pool, a good selection of shops and hotels, as well restaurants and a bowling green. The Caithness General Hospital and the John O Groats Airport are in Wick which is a fifteen minute drive from the property, which is also on a bus stop.


Council Tax Band C
What3words: ///crawler.revision.eclipses

Vestibule 1.81m x 1.30m

A two-panel glazed door with a side panel gives access to the vestibule. There are ceramic floor tiles, a flush light fitting and a deep shelved storage cupboard which houses the electric consumer unit. A two-panel glazed door leads to the dining hall.
Hallway 0.93m x 3.64m
This well-presented room has a fitted carpet, a recessed shelf area and a storage heater. There is a pendant light fitting, a smoke alarm and a window which lets plenty of natural daylight flood through. A hatch gives access to the floored attic. This area of the home also benefits from double sockets. Doors lead to two tastefully decorated bedrooms.
Dining Hall 4.18m x 3.75m
This spacious room has a fitted carpet, a pendant light fitting and a storage heater. A focal point within the room is the Fyfe stone fireplace with an insert electric fire. There are wall lights, a pendant light fitting, double sockets, as well as a phone point. It also benefits from a window with curtains to the rear elevation. Doors lead to the kitchen and lounge.
Lounge 3.98m x 5.44m
This superb room features an oak fireplace with a tiled surround and a Caithness flagstone hearth. There is a recessed shelved alcove, a dado rail, an aerial point and double sockets. Two windows can be found to the front elevation, there are wall lights and a ceiling light fitment. A carpet has been laid to the floor and there is also a smoke alarm. This room also has two storage heaters and a cosy open fire.
Kitchen 4.41m x 2.26m
This light and bright room has a window to the rear elevation with roller blinds, which boasts panoramic views over the countryside. There are cream base and wall units with laminate worktops as well as a stainless-steel sink with a drainer. This room benefits from a free-standing cooker. There is space for a washing machine and a fridge / freezer. There is a storage heater and a fluorescent light fitting. Both carpet and ceramic tiles have been laid to the floor. A door gives access to the rear hall and a hardwood door leads outside.
Rear Hall 1.24m x 0.99m
This area of the home has a fitted carpet, there are two storage cupboards as well as a pendant light fitting. A window can be found to the side elevation and a door leads into the bathroom
Bedroom 1 3.28m x 3.80m
This generous room has dual aspect windows with curtains and blinds. There is a deep storage cupboard with hanging space. It is a bright room which also has a fitted carpet and a wall mounted heater. There are double sockets, wall mounted shelving and a pendant light fitting. It also benefits from a smoke alarm.
Family Bathroom 2.56m x 1.35m
This spacious room has a bath with a shower and tiling above. There is a white W.C and an integral basin with a vanity unit above. This room benefits from a wall mounted heater, an extractor fan as well as a light fitting. Both tiling and carpet has been laid to the floor. There is also a chrome towel ladder radiator and an opaque window to the rear.
Bedroom 2 2.78m x 3.18m approximate sizes
This lovely room has a window with curtains and blinds to the front elevation. A carpet has been laid to the floor. There is a pendant light fitting, double sockets and a wall mounted heater. This bright room also benefits from built-in storage with hanging and shelf space.
There is an enclosed garden to the front with mature trees, plants and flowers beds. It benefits from a gravel off-road driveway as well as further parking to the side of the home. A single garage provides storage. There is also a barn which is divided into three rooms which provides further storage. The barn has power and light. A door from the barn leads into the greenhouse. The side and rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with trees and flowers. There is also a seating area to the rear, which is ideal for BBQ’s in the summer months.
Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for KW12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £220,877 £111 3.4 £184,666
Semi-detached - £97 2.6 -
Terraced £115,507 - 2.2 £80,000
Flats - - 1.6 -

Current asking prices in KW12

Average: £136,111
Avg. current asking prices in KW12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £85,000
- £210,000
Flats - - - - -
All £85,000
- £210,000

Current asking rents in KW12

Avg. current asking prices in KW12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - - - -
Flats - - - - -
All - - - - -

Fun facts for KW12

Highest value in KW12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Halkirk KW12 £239,990
Crescent Street £193,779
Braal Terrace £80,126
Highest turnover in KW12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Braal Terrace 30.8%
Church Street 23.3%
Sinclair Lane 23.1%
Sinclair Street 19.6%
Crescent Street 17.9%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£561 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 12,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
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Gas £29 Electricity £56 Estimated energy cost £85/mo

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Estimated consumption

Gas: 11600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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