SOLD - A former distillery house of character located beside the beautiful Tormore where single malt whisky of distinction is produced. The well appointed three bedroom accommodation is arranged over two floors and combines neoclassicism with modernism and all sited with superb views over the surrounding hills and countryside. The house enjoys oil fired central heating, double glazing, multi-fuel stove in the lounge, quality Bosch integrated appliances in the kitchen, smart bathroom and WC, utility room, garage, large and useful lockable store and excellent garden space to the front and rear. The house would suit a variety of purchasers including those looking for a family / second home or investment property in the heart of Speyside and the Whisky Trail only 10 miles from the popular Cairngorms National Park town of Grantown On Spey and the the town famed for its shortbread, Aberlour. Viewing is essential. Energy Performance Certificate Rating C. Council Tax Banding 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
The cottage was extensively refurbished along with others in the Crescent around 11 years ago and since that time the owners have done further work including, re-roofing of the garage, professional exterior painting of the cottage and garage two years ago, installation of cavity wall insulation and increasing the loft insulation.
4 Richardson Road is accessed via steps leading up to the front timber door through to the entrance vestibule. This useful area provides ideal space for shoe and coat storage and there is good natural light through windows to either side. There is oak flooring and a timber and glazed door leading to the hallway.
The bright hallway has doors leading to all the ground floor accommodation and has stairs to the first floor. The hall has carpet flooring, ceiling lighting and a radiator. There is also a cupboard housing the electric meters.
The full length lounge enjoys excellent levels of natural light from the dual aspect windows to the front and rear of the house offering inviting and spectacular views. The focal point of the lounge is the delightful multi fuel stove and stone hearth with mantle. There is also oak flooring.
The property enjoys a well proportioned kitchen and dining area which provides excellent space for family dining or entertaining. There are quality fitted base, wall and drawer units with complementary work surfaces and a delightful built in Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap. In addition there are a range of integrated appliances including a Bosch dishwasher, fridge and an oven and ceramic hob with an illuminated extractor. There is also recessed ceiling lighting, attractive oak flooring and windows to the front and rear which flood the room with natural light.
The utility room provides additional useful space and is plumbed for a washing machine and there is space for a tumble drier. There is a window to the rear and ceiling lighting.
The rear hallway leads through to the back garden and there is a large storage cupboard, access to the WC and oak flooring.
The WC has quality Roca sanitary ware in white including a WC and wash hand basin. There is a window to the side.
The landing provides access to the three first floor bedrooms and bathroom. There is a lovely window to the rear offering excellent natural light and hill views. There is a loft access hatch.
The impressive master bedroom enjoys superb views to the front of the property through the two large windows
Another double bedroom to the front of the property with open views and good light.
The third bedroom is also a double and is located with views to the rear of the house.
A bright bathroom with partial full height tiling and three piece Roca suite in white including WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with mains pressure shower and glass screen. There is good natural light provided by the large opaque window to the rear of the property.
The garage offers parking for one vehicle or excellent storage. There is concrete flooring.
The front of the property is bound by a well kept lawn with steps leading to the kerbside. The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn and a swing / slide set is situated beside the garage. A sheltered patio area is directly accessed from the side door and is ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is also a substantial store measuring 2.0m x 2.3m which houses the boiler and there is power and lighting with a window to the side.
It is understood that the property has private and drainage to a septic tank with both serving all 11 properties on the distillery. There is mains electricity and oil fired central heating with combi boiler giving instantaneous hot water.
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EPC Band C
Some furniture may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-
Grantown on Spey
Tel: (01479) 874800
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