Beech Cottage, Marybank, Muir of Ord, IV6 7XA

Key Details

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Council Tax:

Band D




Hallway, lounge, open plan kitchen/dining, utility area, conservatory, family room (barn conversion), mezzanine, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and WC.


Unique and deceptively spacious 3 bedroom detached property with barn conversion attached, set in a peaceful semi-rural location with fantastic views over the open countryside. This home offers generous living accommodation. The barn, which has been converted to an exceptionally high standard, provides an excellent entertainment area with French doors opening onto the rear garden, an open fire, vaulted wooden ceiling and a wooden staircase leading to the mezzanine overlooking the rear garden and beyond. The home has quality fixtures and fittings throughout and only by viewing can one appreciate the extent of the accommodation. The property has a well maintained secluded garden ideal for al fresco dining.

General Information

The Village of Marybank benefits from a primary school, village hall with a play area and beautiful countryside. There are fantastic walks and cycle trails within easy reach of the property. Secondary pupils attend Dingwall Academy which is approximately 7 miles north and has a good range of shops, restaurants, railway station, community centre and swimming pool.

The village of Muir of Ord is approximately 3 miles from Marybank and has a railway station, convenience store, butchers and bakeries.

The city of Inverness is approximately 19 miles away and benefits from an extensive range of retail, leisure and business facilities. Inverness also offers excellent transport links by road, rail and air. Inverness Airport offers national and international flights.

Viewing highly recommended.



Hallway 1.35m x 2.52m (4’5” x 8’3”)

The front door opens in to the hallway with doors to bedroom, bathroom, lounge and staircase to first floor. Feature tongue and groove panelling. Cupboard under stairs. Carpet.

Bedroom 1 4.29m x 3.66m (14’ x 12’)

Double aspect to front and side. Wooden mantelpiece with brick fire surround and electric fire. Carpet.

Lounge 4.28m x 3.00m (14’ x 9’10”)

Window to front. Wooden mantelpiece with slate fire surround, multi-fuel burner and slate hearth. Built-in bookcase. Wall cupboard with heating controls. Spotlights. Oak flooring.

Open plan kitchen/dining/utility/conservatory leading to barn conversion.

Kitchen/dining room 5.95m x 3.12m (19’6” x 10’3”)

Double aspect to sides with patio doors to side. Wall and base units with white 1 1/2 bowl sink with left hand drainer. Integrated dishwasher, ceramic hob with stainless steel splash back. Free standing cooker. Fridge. Spotlights. Wooden shelves. Tiled flooring.

Utility area 5.45m x 2.04m (17’10” x 6’8”`)

Windows to side. Wall and base units with worktop and tiling. Washing machine. Freezer. Wall light. Tiled flooring.

Conservatory 2.83m x 3.42m (9’3” x 11’3”) (at widest point)

Staircase from utility area leading down to the conservatory. Windows overlooking the garden and door to rear. Tiled flooring. Doorway to family room with feature drystone wall.

Family room (barn conversion) 7.53m x 4.04m (24’8” x 13’3”)

Bright and spacious family room with French doors opening into the rear garden, open fireplace with feature brick and slate hearth. Vaulted wooden ceiling with dado rail. Exposed beams. Wooden staircase leading up to the Mezzanine. Wall lights. Beech wood flooring.

Mezzanine 4.04m x 3.85m (13’3” x 12’7”)

Wooden staircase leading from the family room. Feature wooden ceiling with exposed beams. Window to side and rear. Wooden flooring.

Bathroom 1.82m x 2.42m (5’11” x 7’11”)

Window to rear. White WC, wash hand basin and bath with Mira Sport electric shower above, shower screen and wet wall. Towel radiator. Slate flooring.

First floor landing

Velux window to front. Storage cupboard with fuse box . Smoke alarm. Spotlights.

Bedroom 2 3.63m x 4.23m (11’9” x 13’10”)

Double aspect to front and rear. Fitted units and wardrobe. Spotlights. Laminate flooring. Carpet.

Bedroom 3 4.20m x 2.99m (13’9” x 9’9”)

Double aspect to front and rear. Fitted units. Spotlights. Carpet.

W.C. 1.11m x 2.38m (3’7” x 7”9”)

Window to rear. White WC with built in cupboard, shelf and slate tiles and wash hand basin set in vanity unit with slate tiles above. Spotlights. Slate flooring.


The cooker, fridge, freezer, washing machine and blinds are included in the sale price.

Heating and glazing

Solid fuel central heating and double glazing.


Mains water and electric, drainage to a septic tank.

EPC Rating


Council Tax Band






Bicycle shed. Wooden garage with isolated electric supply. Two wooden sheds. Greenhouse.


The front garden is enclosed with a mature hedge and there is parking to both sides of the property and front with a paved patio area. There is a mature hedge with opening leading into the rear garden. The rear garden has a paved seating area outside the kitchen/dining room and a paved patio outside the conservatory. The secluded rear garden is laid to law with fruit trees, shrubs and trees and is enclosed with a wooden fence.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band D. Prospective purchasers should however contact The Highland Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on The Highland Council website.

Energy Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: F

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Susan Breen was excellent returning my calls promptly and provided clear concise clarifications, the latter greatly assisted us liaising between our English solicitor dealing with our sale in Bristol and the purchase in Scotland. This all contributed to a seamless completion day and date of entry.