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Torcroy, , Kingussie

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Bedrooms: 3
Torcroy is a detached three bedroom cottage with excellent potential in a fantastic location close to the Insh Marshes RSPB nature reserve and Feshiebridge benefitting from a separate stone built steading, approximately 0.5 acres of gardens and offering superb open countryside views. Accommodation is set over two floors and consists of entrance porch, kitchen with open fire, lounge with open fire, bedroom and shower room on the ground floor and a further two bedrooms on the first floor. Situated within the Cairngorms National Park and within easy travelling distance of Inverness and convenient for all links to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the South this characterful property offers buyers the opportunity to create an idyllic permanent or second home in a quiet, rural location with far reaching views. Energy Performance Certificate Band F, Council Tax Band C


At the foothills of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath Mountain ranges and within the Cairngorm National Park, Kingussie is an attractive and popular town in Badenoch 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, Amsterdam Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Entrance Porch

Dimensions: 2.00m x 4.63m (6’7″ x 15’2″)

A timber door leads into this light and airy room which is flooded by natural light through the windows which encompass the room. There is display shelving placed underneath the windows and there is a Dimplex panel heater, ceiling lighting and carpet tiled flooring.


The hallway provides access to the lounge, kitchen, bedroom one and the shower room and where the stairs lead to the first floor. There is a Dimplex storage heater, vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.


Dimensions: 3.80m x 3.24m (12’6″ x 10’8″)

The lounge enjoys a window to the front overlooking the garden and is centred around a homely open fire with with black hearth, decorative tiled surround and timber mantle. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Kitchen / Diner

Dimensions: 3.80m x 3.49m (12’6″ x 11’5″)

The kitchen / dining enjoys a warming open fire with tiled hearth, stone and timber surround and timber mantle and offers a range of wall, drawer and base units with complementary worktop and integrated stainless steel sink with mixer tap. A cupboard houses the water tank and there is plumbing for a washing machine, space for a cooker, fridge, freezer and a 4 – 6 seater dining table with chairs. A window to the front overlooks the garden and there is a storage heater, Airflow extractor, vinyl flooring and four point ceiling lighting.

Bedroom One

Dimensions: 2.73m x 2.63m (8’11” x 8’8″)

A Double bedroom which enjoys a window to the rear offering fantastic views over the stunning countryside. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.

Shower Room

Dimensions: 2.05m x 2.60m (6’9″ x 8’6″)

A spacious shower room comprises of WC, wash hand basin with twin taps and a folding door shower area housing a mains pressure shower surrounded with complementary tiling. There is an opaque window to the rear, extractor, Dimplex storage heater, Dimplex panel heater, ceiling lighting and vinyl flooring.


Timber stairs lead up to the landing which in turn allows access to bedrooms two and three. There are white base and drawer units with complementary grey worktop offering good storage as well as a cupboard which houses the water tank, Dimplex storage heater, loft access, clothes line, ceiling lighting and carpet flooring.

Bedroom Two

Dimensions: 3.0m x 4.64m (9’10” x 15’3″)

A double bedroom benefitting from a Velux window to the front allowing in lovely natural light. There is ceiling and wall lighting and carpet flooring.

Bedroom Three

Dimensions: 3.0m x 3.86m (9’10” x 12’8″)

A double bedroom enjoying natural light through a Velux window to the front. There is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.


Dimensions: 4.0m x 3.0m (13’1″ x 9’10”)

A separate and superb traditional stone and slate building offering great potential with the relevant planning permission. The steading is currently used for storage and has a timber door to the front. There is a power supply.


The fantastic outside grounds extend to approximately 0.5 acres which is not readily available in the National Park. A wrought iron gate opens to the side of the property and a paved path leads to the entrance. The property is surrounded by lawn, interspersed with mature trees and surrounded by a post and wire fence. There is a timber shed housing the Balmoral Tanks water tank and the Dimplex Coldwatcher 500 ultravoilet water treatment system and there are further variously sized timber sheds offering storage.


It is understood that there is drainage to a septic tank, private water and mains electricity.

Home Report

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EPC Band F


By arrangement


Offers over £215,000 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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