SOLD - An impressively presented, extended and traditional stone and slate cottage with 4/5 bedrooms across two floors. Accommodation is well proportioned including an entrance vestibule to the rear of the house which leads to a bright hall off which the lounge, bathroom, kitchen and two of the bedrooms are located; to the first floor there are a further three bedrooms and a WC. Outside, the gardens are no less impressive than the cottage. To the front there is mature planting and to the rear is a wonderful space enclosed by a timber fence providing privacy and seclusion. The rear garden is a fantastic sun trap and includes a patio, lawn, various beds and borders, a dog kennel, useful garden shed and a garage with gravel drive. Located in the heart of this popular Speyside town in the Cairngorms National Park. This immaculate home was taken back to the bare walls for a full refurbishment and extension programme in 1997 to offer modern amenity with a traditional exterior and would suit a variety of purchasers. Energy Performance Certificate Rating F, Council Tax Band C
Situated within the Cairngorms National Park Grantown is the Capital of Strathspey and a leading tourist resort. It has a fine shopping centre, first class hotels and guest houses, Primary and Grammar schools offering education to university entrance standard, Cottage Hospital and Health Centre. Sporting facilities include 18 hole golf course, superb leisure centre with 4 court sports hall, climbing wall, fitness suite and 20m pool, excellent Salmon and Trout fishing in the River Spey and other waters, 8 tennis courts, bowling green, children's recreation park and forest walks through Grant Park. There are many places of interest to visit in the area with Grantown being the gateway to the Malt Whisky Trail. The Grantown Heritage Centre is open through the summer and Highland Games are held at different venues throughout the Spey Valley. Within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sports facilities and hill walking. The sandy beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. Other distances from Grantown on Spey - Aviemore 15 miles; Elgin and Inverness 34 miles; Aberdeen 80 miles; Perth 95 miles.
Approached from the rear of the property there is a timber and glazed door leading into the entrance vestibule where a 15 panel glazed door opens into the hallway. Hooks provide hanging for outdoor wear and there is space to house footwear. The Scottish Gas boiler is placed here, as well as the Danfoss heating and hot water controls and there is vinyl flooring and ceiling lighting.
The welcoming L-shaped hallway provides access to the lounge, kitchen / dining room, bedrooms four and five and the bathroom and carpeted stairs lead up to the first floor. A sizeable cupboard under the stairs allows good storage and there is carpet flooring and ceiling lighting.
A wonderfully bright and spacious lounge with glazing to three sides providing excellent levels of natural light. There are views to the rear garden and there is a gas fireplace, carpet flooring, ceiling lighting, two radiators and programmable heating controls.
The bright and airy kitchen has a dual aspect with windows to the front and rear. There is a good range of base, wall, drawer units with excellent worktop space and tiling. Appliances include a Hotpoint fridge and washing machine, a Belling Enfield cooker with integrated extractor hood positioned above and there is space to situate a large dining table and chairs. A stainless steel sink is perfectly placed at the window overlooking the rear garden and there is carpet flooring, two radiators and ceiling lighting.
An attractive double bedroom with a window to the front allowing in lovely natural light. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A charming room enjoying a window to the front which could be used as a fifth bedroom or a lovely study. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A well proportioned bathroom comprising of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin with twin taps and a bath with twin taps housing a mains pressure shower with a folding shower screen and fresh tiling surrounding. An opaque window to the side allows in natural light and there is a Greenwood airvac extractor, shaver point light, radiator, high level Ewt electric heater, ceiling lighting and vinyl flooring.
A large Velux window to the rear floods the stairwell with natural light creating a bright and airy landing where doors provide access to bedrooms one, two and three and the WC. A low level shelved cupboard with radiator and louvre doors provides good storage and there is a further low level cupboard which houses the electrical switchgear. Carpet flooring flows up the stairwell and throughout this L-shaped landing and there is ceiling and wall lighting and a radiator.
A spacious double bedroom enjoying a window to the rear overlooking the lovely garden and over to hill views beyond. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A charming single bedroom enjoying a Velux window to the rear and benefitting from a cupboard providing good shelving and hanging storage. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A lovely double bedroom benefitting from a large Velux window to the rear providing attractive hill views. There is carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator.
A sliding door opens into this light room which houses a WC and wash hand basin with twin taps. A Velux window to the side allows natural light and there is a shaver point light, ceiling lighting, a radiator and vinyl flooring.
There is a timber garage measuring 3.0m x 6.0m and a timber garden shed measuring 1.5m x 2.50m providing fabulous storage for sports and gardening equipment. An up and over door opens in at the front of the garage, a door allows entry at the side and a window to the rear and side allow in natural light.
A particular feature of the property are the spacious, mature and private gardens. The gravel driveway leads in at the side of the property providing parking for several vehicles and there is a raised rockery area. The front enjoys a gravel garden with low level timber fence surrounding and is interspersed with bushes, shrubs and rockery garden areas. The impressive and large rear garden grounds are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes and flower beds and is surrounded by a mixture of stone wall, timber fencing and post and wire fencing. A spacious gravel area leads along the rear of the property to the entrance and there is an outside tap and gas tank.
It is understood that the property has mains water, drainage and electricity. There is gas fired central heating and the tank is located in the rear garden.
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EPC Band F
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