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Clareinch, West Terrace, Kingussie

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Bedrooms: 7
A beautifully appointed and distinctive home of character with far reaching views and in the midst of the stunning and majestic Cairngorms National Park. Clareinch has been sympathetically upgraded and is a spacious family home which will suit a variety of buyers with a flexible layout and generous proportions. The house sits proudly in an elevated position with views to the Cairngorms and Grampian Mountain Ranges. Accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a marvellously grand lounge, front to back modern kitchen with sumptuous dining room, shower room, family bathroom, seven bedrooms and many original features including intricate cornicing, deep skirtings and gorgeous fireplaces. With gardens extending to about 1/3 of an acre and a sought after location this is a rarely available home of quality with a unique blend of traditional features and modern amenity. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band G


At the foothills of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath Mountain ranges and within the Cairngorm National Park, Kingussie is an attractive and popular town in Strathspey with its first class hotels, guest houses, medical facilities and primary and secondary schools offering education to University entrance standard. Facilities include an 18 hole golf course, excellent salmon and trout fishing on the River Spey and other waters, tennis courts, bowling green and children’s recreation park, Pony Trekking, and the fantastic facilities at the Badenoch Leisure Centre with 3 sports halls, fitness suite and variety of aerobic classes. Kingussie is surrounded by some of the finest grouse moors and deer forests in Scotland, the Insh Marshes are famous as a bird sanctuary and within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sporting facilities and hill walking. There is a sailing school at Loch Insh and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. The holiday village of Aviemore, 12 miles away, offers swimming, squash, pubs and club and other attractions. Other distances from Kingussie:- Grantown on Spey 28 miles; Inverness 42 miles; Elgin 60 miles. The main London/Inverness rail line runs through Kingussie and the Inverness Airport is 50 miles distant with regular daily flights to London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.


Dimensions: 4.88m x 2.98m (16’0″ x 9’9″)

A fantastic room in which to sit and soak in the sweeping views of open countryside and mountains beyond. The room is glazed to the three sides and the room is flooded with natural light. There is a door to the gardens and further timber double doors into the main house.

Inner Hallway

Dimensions: 2.27m x 1.88m (7’5″ x 6’2″)

From the sunroom and through double timber storm doors this warm and carpeted space has plenty of room for display and storage purposes.


An entrance hallway befitting of the house with a beautiful and ornate pine staircase leading to the first floor bedrooms. There are two generous storage cupboards and a further high level cupboard which houses the electrics. There is a radiator, carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Kitchen / Family Room

Dimensions: 4.55m x 7.74m (14’11” x 25’5″)

The front to back kitchen and family room enjoys excellent light from the double aspect windows. The kitchen is beautifully proportioned and has a selection of recently fitted quality wall and base storage units with composite worktops, inset ceramic Belfast sink, integrated Neff dishwater and a beautiful AGA range cooker. There is a central island with power, breakfast bar with composite top and a particularly nice feature is the retention of the original servants bell console. The family room is on open plan with the kitchen and seamlessly flows to the front of the house where there are twin picture windows. The space is ideal for entertaining or conversing with family centred around a pleasing and warm wood burner. The room is completed with a high ceiling and ornate coving.


Dimensions: 1.64m x 7.50m (5’5″ x 24’7″)

This fantastic utility room is accessed from the kitchen and covers the full side of the property and which allows access to the front and rear gardens. There is plumbing for a washing machine and a magnitude of space to house a fridge freezer and plenty more as well as offering great storage for boots and outerwear. A stainless steel sink with twin taps sits in a storage unit and the Eurostar boiler is placed here along with the Choice PRZN heating and hot water controls. There is a window to the front and rear as well as a Velux window and there is laminate flooring, radiator and ceiling lighting.

Dining Room

Dimensions: 2.45m x 4.45m (8’0″ x 14’7″)

The dining room is located to the rear of the property and is a fantastic light room which is accessed from the kitchen and which can easily accommodate a 6 – 10 seater dining room table and chairs. There are two windows to the rear which allow in fantastic natural light and there is ceiling lighting, a radiator and laminate flooring.


Dimensions: 4.58m x 4.63m (15’0″ x 15’2″)

The stunning lounge is large and bright with warm wood flooring and a triple bay window to the front of the property gazing out to the gardens and with wonderful views. The room is an ideal place for relaxation and there is an inset shelved alcove in addition to ornate ceiling coving and a delightfully carved fireplace mantle with inset tiled and cast iron fireplace and hearth.

Bedroom Six

Dimensions: 3.26m x 3.15m (10’8″ x 10’4″)

A spacious double room on the ground floor with a window to the rear. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.

Shower Room

Dimensions: 3.23m x 1.69m (10’7″ x 5’7″)

A well proportioned shower room with enclosed shower cubicle including Mira Zest electric shower and wet wall, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.


Dimensions: 5.36m x 2.28m (17’7″ x 7’6″)

Carpeted stairs lead to the first floor spacious landing which allows access to five bedrooms and the bathroom. A Velux window to the rear allows in the natural light and there is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Bedroom Two

Dimensions: 4.6m x 3.5m (15’1″ x 11’6″)

A welcoming cheerful double room with a window to the rear. There are two ceiling lights, a radiator and carpet flooring.

Bedroom Three

Dimensions: 4.6m x 4.22m (15’1″ x 13’10”)

A marvellous capacious double room enjoying a twin windows to the front allowing fantastic elevated views over the garden and beautiful hills and countryside beyond. There is a shelved press cupboard allowing for storage and there is wall and ceiling lighting, a radiator and carpet flooring.

Bedroom Four / Study

Dimensions: 2.27m x 2.41m (7’5″ x 7’11”)

A delightful cosy room which is currently being used as a study but would be equally at home as a single bedroom and benefits from a window to the front offering marvellous views over the garden and stunning hills and countryside. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.

Master Bedroom

Dimensions: 4.54m x 4.22m (14’11” x 13’10”)

A superior inviting double room benefiting from a double windows to the front ensuring wonderful open views over the garden and beautiful hills and countryside beyond. There is a press cupboard allowing shelved storage and there are two ceiling lights, a radiator and carpet flooring.

Bedroom Five

Dimensions: 2.71m x 3.5m (8’11” x 11’6″)

A relaxed double room benefitting from integrated wardrobes offering great hanging and shelved storage. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.


Dimensions: 1.63m x 2.21m (5’4″ x 7’3″)

A delightful bathroom with a soothing colour scheme including a bath with Mira electric shower over, WC and wash hand basin with built in vanity unit. There is some warm wood panelling to the walls and a skylight to the rear elevation.

The rear accommodation including the dining room, wc, rear hallway and bedroom 7 have the potential be self contained accommodation subject to the necessary consents and offer the possibility to provide a teen / granny / visitor annexe or indeed separate letting accommodation.

Rear Hall

Dimensions: 3.48m x 2.56m (11’5″ x 8’5″)

The hall at the rear has access from the driveway and leads to the WC, rear stairs and dining room.


Dimensions: 1.39m x 1.18m (4’7″ x 3’10”)

Accessed from the rear hallway, the room consists of a Macdee WC and a corner wash hand basin with hot tap. There is an opaque window to the side, radiator, vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.

Rear Landing

The rear landing enjoys a beautifully warm and inviting colour scheme on wood panelling with good natural light from a side window and a door to the large 7th bedroom.

Bedroom Seven

Dimensions: 5.87m x 4.43m (19’3″ x 14’6″)

This marvellous and comfortable double room benefits from a window to both sides allowing in an abundance of natural light and enjoys an homely open fireplace with marble hearth and surround and timber mantle. There is ceiling and wall lighting, carpet flooring and a radiator.


The property sits proudly in a mature plot extending to around 1/3 rd of an acre and there are attractive and easily maintained gardens grounds which are laid mainly to lawn and interspersed with a variety of mature trees, plants and shrubs. The elevated views from the top of the garden are stunning with uninterrupted vistas of the surrounding countryside and hills beyond. There are double gates into the tarmac driveway with parking for two vehicles and there is a timber garage measuring 5.4m x 3m with concrete base, power, light and up and over garage door and windows to the gardens, outside tap and oil storage tank.


It is understood the property is served with mains electricity, water and drainage. There is oil fired central heating.

Home Report

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EPC Band F


By arrangement


Offers over £400,000 are invited

Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-
Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800
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