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Hill of Forss Janetstown, Thurso Offers over £225,000

Under Offer
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  • 4 Bedroom
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Well presented
  • Set in approx 1/2 acre enclosed garden
  • Stunning 360 degree views
  • Integral garage
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Viewings Highly Recommended
  • Energy Efficiency Rating: C

Skeel House is a very well presented 4 bedroom detached villa, located in the Hill of Forss area. Completed in 2010, this beautiful family home is set in over ½ an acre of land. Situated in an elevated rural position Skeel House boasts uninterrupted panoramic views towards Thurso Bay, Orkney and Dunnet Head. The accommodation consists of entrance porch, hallway, lounge, kitchen, utility room, dining room (potential 5th bedroom), bedroom and WC on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a large landing, three further bedrooms, one en-suite, and a family bathroom. There is an integral garage with a store room above it. The property benefits from gas central heating and solar panels. Energy Efficiency Rating: C

Hill of Forss Janetstown
Thurso KW14 7XQ
County: Highland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: PEL0000687

Entering the property through the glazed front door brings you into the entrance porch. This room has windows to the front and side and oak flooring, a door leads into the hallway.

The hallway has oak flooring and a large store cupboard for coats and shoes, there are doors leading off to the lounge, WC, kitchen, dining room and bedroom 4.

The attractively decorated lounge has a window to the front of the property, oak flooring and a multi fuel fire. There is a door that leads through to the kitchen.

The large kitchen has a tiled floor and is tiled around the worktops. There is plenty of space for a dining table. A window to the rear and patio doors that lead out onto a decked area make this a lovely light room which boasts outstanding views across the Caithness countryside. Plenty of base and eye level units offer lots of storage space, the stylish kitchen has floor lights under the units and lights below the wall cupboards, it features a large electric oven with a five-ring gas hob and a stainless steel extractor hood. The American fridge freezer is included in the sale.

From the kitchen a door leads off to the Utility room which has plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and space for a tumble drier. The utility room has oak flooring and is tiled around the worktop. There are wall units offering plenty of storage.

The Dining room is a lovely airy room which is neutrally decorated and carpeted. It has a window facing the front of the property.

Bedroom four is a carpeted double bedroom, facing the rear of the property and benefits from a built in mirrored wardrobe.

The downstairs WC has a lino flooring, a white two-piece suite and is tiled around the sink area. There is a shaving socket, mirror with built in lights and an extractor fan.

From the Hallway a carpeted, open staircase, leads upstairs to a very large landing from where doors lead off to the master bedroom, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, family bathroom and a large cupboard. The carpeted landing is bright and airy and benefits from a velux window allowing plenty of light into this space. There is plenty of room in this multi-purpose space for a couple of chairs or a desk. A large loft hatch with a ladder is accessible from the landing.

The well-proportioned master bedroom is carpeted and benefits from three built in, mirrored wardrobes, and an en-suite shower room. There is a window to the rear of the property which offers magnificent views across the Caithness countryside towards Thurso Bay, Dunnet Head and Orkney. The en-suite has lino flooring, a heated towel rail, shaving socket, wet wall around the double shower cubicle a mira shower and an extractor fan. The area around the sink is tiled and a velux window lets in plenty of natural light.

Bedroom 2 is carpeted and has a built-in wardrobe. There is a window to the rear offering spectacular far reaching views.

Bedroom 3 benefits from oak flooring and a velux window, there are views across the Caithness Countryside.

The Family bathroom features a four-piece white bathroom suite with splashback around the shower cubicle, sink and bath. The room is completed with lino flooring, a heated towel rail, extractor fan and storage shelves. The shower cubicle has a Mira shower, while a velux window lets in plenty of natural light.

All doors, skirting boards and flooring, and the banister are oak.

There is an integral garage with an up and over door and a part glazed side door, it has a lockable room to the rear and stairs leading up to a further storeroom upstairs. The upstairs storeroom has electricity, built in cupboards for storage and a window to the side letting in plenty of natural light.

The property benefits from Solar Panels that were added five years ago. To the exterior of the property there is a very large rear garden, laid to lawn. A ramp to the back of the property allows wheelchair access. There is a decking area to the rear of the property which has both floor lights and motion sensor wall lights, making this the perfect place to sit whatever time of day. There are outside taps at both front and back of the property. There is a block built shed at the rear of the property offering more storage. To the front of the property there is ample parking for several cars.

Entrance Porch

7' 5'' x 5' 5'' (2.25m x 1.66m)


19' 4'' x 15' 3'' (5.89m x 4.65m)

(at longest and widest)


26' 8'' x 10' 10'' (8.13m x 3.30m)

(at longest and widest)

Dining Room

15' 4'' x 11' 1'' (4.67m x 3.38m)

(at longest and widest)

Utility room

7' 10'' x 6' 7'' (2.40m x 2.01m)


6' 7'' x 3' 8'' (2.00m x 1.11m)

Master bedroom

17' 9'' x 15' 5'' (5.40m x 4.71m)

(at longest and widest)


7' 10'' x 6' 0'' (2.40m x 1.82m)

Bedroom 2

8' 8'' x 11' 1'' (2.65m x 3.39m)

Bedroom 3

8' 6'' x 11' 1'' (2.60m x 3.39m)

Bedroom 4

14' 4'' x 10' 10'' (4.38m x 3.29m)

(at longest and widest)

Family Bathroom

11' 0'' x 5' 9'' (3.35m x 1.75m)

Hill of Forss Janetstown
Thurso KW14 7XQ
County: Highland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: PEL0000687
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